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Video games are so popular these days, getting the opportunity to star in one is something special. More people should do it.
~By Carrot Top ~


I'm somebody who's really contributed to culture. Popular culture.
~By Steve Guttenberg ~


An able, disinterested, public-spirited press, with trained intelligence to know the right and courage to do it, can preserve that public virtue without which popular government is a sham and a mockery.
~By Joseph Pulitzer ~


Imperialism was genuinely popular among Athenians who would expect to share in its profits, even if only indirectly and collectively, and not to have to bear its burdens.
~By J. M. Roberts ~


George W. Bush broke a mold four years ago: Even though he lost the popular vote, he governed as if he had won by acclamation.
~By Tony Snow ~


I cringe when critics say I'm a master of the popular novel. What's an unpopular novel?
~By Irwin Shaw ~


But having said all of that, that still doesn't account for a lot of the increase in popularity which stems, I think, from Lincoln's personal characteristics.
~By David Herbert Donald ~


Although we are being presented in Carnegie Hall, we have to furnish a budget for our guest stars, and for the music writing - which is a huge budget in any orchestra that plays popular music.
~By Skitch Henderson ~


I think most people played both variants and regular games. It was a period when variants were very popular and there were a lot more variants being played at that time. Every week practically, it seemed someone would publish a new variant in a zine.
~By Fred Davis ~


If your only objective is to be popular, you're going to be popular but you will be known as the Prime Minister who achieved nothing.
~By Brian Mulroney ~


When it comes to the recording and writing, it's still mostly Mickey and I. But now there's this whole live entity that's a whole different thing, and it seems to be where we're gaining the most popularity.
~By Gene Ween ~


I don't claim that our TV comedies are highbrow in anyway, but I think there's a basis to them, and that's why they're more popular than other TV comedies. There's a basis of truth in them, a gut feeling.
~By Adrian Edmondson ~


Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.
~By Margaret Atwood ~


As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


Sylvester has a great popular sense, as good as any writer I've ever worked with. He knows what audiences want to see, and what they don't want to see.
~By Ted Kotcheff ~


Our own State Department polls say that 80 percent of Iraqis view the United States as an unpopular occupier.
~By Marty Meehan ~


The popular, and one may say naive, idea is that peace can be secured by disarmament and that disarmament must therefore precede the attainment of absolute security and lasting peace.
~By Ludwig Quidde ~


Having a set, popular formula does inhibit you.
~By George Shearing ~


All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
~By Adolf Hitler ~


When people laugh at Mickey Mouse, it's because he's so human; and that is the secret of his popularity.
~By Walt Disney ~


As far as sustaining our popularity, I believe we can.
~By Vince McMahon ~


The thriller is the most popular literary genre of the 20th century.
~By Ken Follett ~


Being an actress is similar to trying to fit in with the popular kids in high school. You're expected to drive the right car, wear the right clothes and say the right things.
~By Lauren Ambrose ~


My clothes are very popular in Japan.
~By Vivienne Westwood ~


Snowboarding is an activity that is very popular with people who do not feel that regular skiing is lethal enough.
~By Dave Barry ~


Popularity should be no scale for the election of politicians. If it would depend on popularity, Donald Duck and The Muppets would take seats in senate.
~By Orson Welles ~


In some ways that fight gave me more respect around the world and helped me be even more popular because so many people felt my pain and saw that I was robbed.
~By Marvin Hagler ~


Getting inside the mind of a terrorist wasn't difficult at all. Even as children, human beings fabricate elaborate revenge fantasies. We're not a particular species. Check out popular video games.
~By Alan Dean Foster ~


I really see low-fare carriers, quality low-fare carriers anyway, continuing to become more and more popular.
~By David Neeleman ~


The reason it has relevance is because I, as a popular Arab personality - the Arab people like me and respect me - thought it was time for me to make an ever so tiny statement about what I thought about this whole thing.
~By Omar Sharif ~


So I'm not very popular here with those inside the system, as you might guess. I never wanted to be.
~By Waylon Jennings ~


Second, the President's popularity has not translated into increased support for the Republican party or for the policies and approaches on domestic policy championed by the President.
~By Thomas E. Mann ~


Yeah, I think that's it... It's like Jesse James. He became really popular because he lasted so long. You know, there is some degree of truth to the fact that time will dignify anything, too.
~By John Milius ~


Useful as a war against France, undertaken by the Government against the will of the people would be for our revolutionary development, just so dangerous must be the effect upon our democratic development of a war supported by blind popular enthusiasm.
~By Ferdinand Lassalle ~


Myspace alone has just over 80 million users and ranks as the sixth most popular English language website and the eighth most popular site in the world.
~By Mike Fitzpatrick ~


You have to expect the raps when you have achieved popularity as a writer.
~By Irwin Shaw ~


We're in such a volatile climate right now politically. I think they didn't want Assassins to not succeed due to popular opinion and politics, versus on its own merits. I can respect that.
~By Neil Patrick Harris ~


We do nods to Charlie's Angels and Mission Impossible because they are popular with our fan base.
~By Keenen Ivory Wayans ~


O, popular applause! what heart of man is proof against thy sweet, seducing charms?
~By William Cowper ~


One of my proudest moments is I didn't sell my soul for the sake of popularity.
~By George W. Bush ~


All over the place, from the popular culture to the propaganda system, there is constant pressure to make people feel that they are helpless, that the only role they can have is to ratify decisions and to consume.
~By Noam Chomsky ~


If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
~By Frank Herbert ~


There were loads of plays which were very popular before and after the war, where everybody wore a dinner jacket in the third act and it was in a house that you wished you'd owned with people that you wish you knew. It was life seen through a very privileged way.
~By Timothy West ~


We were playing popular music, but we were doing our own arrangements because we were too lazy to sit down and figure out the originals.
~By Tommy Shaw ~


I was still in school at the time and Cab was very popular and everybody was doing Cab Calloway so I did.
~By Billy Eckstine ~


Some people really trip on success or popularity. My friends would talk to me about that, about tripping on all this stuff, but you know what I tripped on? I started buying property.
~By Roy Ayers ~


Employer contribution pension plans have become increasingly popular throughout the past two decades.
~By Ron Lewis ~


It's marvellous to be popular, but foolish to think it will last.
~By Dusty Springfield ~


I know that I am very popular in Holland, in fact I have visited Amsterdam several times to publicize my books. I have a great publisher in Holland and they have published all of my books in Dutch.
~By Jackie Collins ~


If Chevy Chase had not been an actor, he might have been a very popular guy in advertising or whatever field he would have gone into, because of his charisma.
~By Harold Ramis ~


You can't do anything if a person says no. In such a case, there's nothing you can do - unlike the popular cliche that pressure is exerted, or that maybe an unwilling source is done away with.
~By Markus Wolf ~


The more things are forbidden, the more popular they become.
~By Mark Twain ~


An actor's popularity is fleeting. His success has the life expectancy of a small boy who is about to look into a gas tank with a lighted match.
~By Fred Allen ~


Heroes are created by popular demand, sometimes out of the scantiest materials, or none at all.
~By Gerald W. Johnson ~


I think one of the reasons I'm popular again is because I'm wearing a tie. You have to be different.
~By Tony Bennett ~


The presidency is more than a popularity contest.
~By Al Gore ~


So along with several very popular Internet sites, talk radio has served as alternative media that gives listeners information that they otherwise would not hear.
~By Paul Weyrich ~


No written law has ever been more binding than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
~By Carrie Chapman Catt ~


The absurdist stuff wasn't terribly popular at the time I was doing it.
~By Robert Sheckley ~


Artist - musicians, painters, writers, poets, always seem to have had the most accurate perception of what is really going on around them, not the official version or the popular perception of contemporary life.
~By Billy Joel ~


I'm sure if we had made an album that was more traditional would have been released immediately. When we actually play this music on stage and people become familiar with it, it will become more popular.
~By Mick Taylor ~


We just kind of did our own thing and got made fun of by the popular kids. It was kind of like a badge of honor to be an outcast.
~By Mark Hoppus ~


Gossip is more popular than literature.
~By Hugh Leonard ~


The Sandinista revolution was without any question a popular insurrection.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


I think popular music in this country is one of the few things in the twentieth century that have made giant strides in reverse.
~By Bing Crosby ~


The heights of popularity and patriotism are still the beaten road to power and tyranny.
~By David Hume ~


When the movie was done, Number Five was crated up. Eric took him over to Germany; displayed him over there because Germans really liked this movie. It was very popular with them.
~By John Badham ~


The fellow that can only see a week ahead is always the popular fellow, for he is looking with the crowd. But the one that can see years ahead, he has a telescope but he can't make anybody believe that he has it.
~By Will Rogers ~


That is what leadership is all about: staking your ground ahead of where opinion is and convincing people, not simply following the popular opinion of the moment.
~By Doris Kearns Goodwin ~


It's funny how all of this has worked out - I wasn't popular in high school, but now every drunken guy in the United States wants to be my pal. They all want to buy me a shot, and pretty soon I'm throwing up.
~By Jimmy Kimmel ~


Whiskey is by far the most popular of all remedies that won't cure a cold.
~By Jerry Vale ~


Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
~By James A. Garfield ~


A growing awareness of the depth of popular attachment to the family has led some liberals to concede that family is not just a buzzword for reaction.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


My role isn't to be politically smart. My role is to do what's right under the constitution. And if that's politically unpopular, so be it.
~By Rose E. Bird ~


I was the editor of the school newspaper and in drama club and choir, so I was not a popular girl in the traditional sense, but I think I was known for being relatively scathing.
~By Tina Fey ~


I don't care whether people like me or dislike me. I'm not on earth to win a popularity contest. I'm here to be the best human being I possibly can be.
~By Tab Hunter ~


A Republic without parties is a complete anomaly. The histories of all popular governments show absurd is the idea of their attempting to exist without parties.
~By Franklin Pierce ~


Americans are immensely popular in Paris; and this is not due solely to the fact that they spend lots of money there, for they spend just as much or more in London, and in the latter city they are merely tolerated because they do spend.
~By James Weldon Johnson ~


Since the end of the Cold War, hegemonism has become increasingly unpopular.
~By Li Peng ~


I knew she was from Australia and I knew that is where she started but I didn't know if she was still popular there. I hope people understand we aren't making fun of Kylie.
~By Wayne Coyne ~


Regardless of who originally made it popular, any hit song becomes a challenge to the ingenuity and imagination of other musicians and performers.
~By Les Baxter ~


Well, here's what I think. I mean, the people are saying, 'We don't want it,' and the Democrats are saying, 'We don't care. We're going to pass it anyway.' And so for the next three months, Washington will be consumed with the Democrats trying to jam this through in a very messy procedure an unpopular health care bill.
~By Lamar Alexander ~


In the Rodgers and Hammerstein generation, popular hits came out of shows and movies.
~By Stephen Sondheim ~


Burroughs was never really that pleased with the way popular culture and society treated his character. He tried to make a few movies of his own as a result, but they weren't very good.
~By Brendan Fraser ~


There's no difference in a lot of people's minds between good musicians and popular musicians.
~By Dweezil Zappa ~


American films are terribly popular all over the world and American movie stars are terribly important. I don't know why.
~By Vincente Minnelli ~


I didn't mind being unpopular at school, because everyone else was a heathen.
~By Jeanette Winterson ~


Have you listened to the radio lately? Have you heard the canned, frozen and processed product being dished up to the world as American popular music today?
~By Billy Joel ~


Commercial music, for the most part, is popular music and you always have to keep that in mind.
~By Kenneth Edmonds ~


It's a character that I always found really likable. I'm fond of Zorro because he was a popular figure who worked for the people.
~By Antonio Banderas ~


My popularity plunged three years ago and I didn't try to court publicity.
~By Namie Amuro ~


In a strange kind of way I know were really popular and probably the biggest band in the country at the moment, but at the same time there is this real cult thing going on.
~By Dan Hawkins ~


It has been popular to threaten "small islands and low-lying coasts" with scenarios of disastrous future flooding. The Maldives has been the most utilised target. We have undertaken a careful analysis of actual sea level changes in the Maldives. No rise has been recorded either in the present or the past centuries.
~By Nils-Axel Morner ~


The popular song is America's greatest ambassador.
~By Sammy Cahn ~


We had an erector set, and I was an avid fan of Popular Mechanics and Popular Science magazines.
~By James Van Allen ~


The worst disease which can afflict business executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism.
~By Harold S. Geneen ~


In America, educators punish those who actually think for themselves. There is only acceptance for popular opinion.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


While mainstream media is led by profit, ratings and popularist culture and filtered by the current political climate, Alternative Media is lead solely by the convictions of the campaign and film maker.
~By Ben Edwards ~


I have been a goof my whole life. I wasn't really the popular girl in school and didn't have any boyfriends in high school because I was a nerd. I was a geek.
~By Malin Akerman ~


Well, I think one of the reasons Chicago became so popular as a filmmaker location is because New York had been used so many times that Chicago, I think, was rediscovered maybe in the late '60s, early '70s for a long time as a new location.
~By Richard Roeper ~

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