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I was unpopular at school just because I was an intellectual. I always answered all the questions off the top of my head but they nevertheless resented because of that.
~By George Woodcock ~


I thought that that was an effort to inject a popular element, a democratic element into the selection of a person who, once he is selected and confirmed, is beyond electoral control.
~By Stephen Breyer ~


Just as characteristic, perhaps, is the intellectual interdependence created through the development of the modern media of communication: post, telegraph, telephone, and popular press.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


If the people raise a great howl against my barbarity and cruelty, I will answer that war is war, and not popularity seeking.
~By William Tecumseh Sherman ~


Macbeth is a very popular play with audiences. If you want to sell out a theater, just mount a production of Macbeth. It's a short play, it's an exciting play, it's easy to understand, and it attracts great acting.
~By Ian McKellen ~


Governors of both political parties face a stark choice between unpopular tax increases and drastic cuts in Medicaid, education, public safety and other essential services.
~By Bill Delahunt ~


Once you decide that it is the art that is important and not how popular and well received you are, you no longer have an albatross.
~By Stephen Stills ~


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 ~


I think President Bush tried to step up on Social Security even though the polls showed that was unpopular. He has not been successful and backed off, but I admire people who take on big problems.
~By Donna Shalala ~


Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


The number of opera houses around the world and the high attendance rates show that opera an art form that is more popular than ever.
~By Bruce Beresford ~


Because homecoming came first, and there was the homecoming court. The five guys on homecoming court were disqualified from being in the prom court. So being prom king was being sixth most popular.
~By Andy Richter ~


I mean, certainly it's the single biggest event, I think, in terms of popular entertainment, or art even, if you say that, of the 20th Century. It's been film. It's the 20th Century's real art form.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


Taking in and blowing out smoke? And now you see girls smoking cigars. It got to be such a fad. Girls on the covers of magazines, smoking cigars. Give me a break. I didn't want to be a part of that. I don't like "popular."
~By James Coburn ~


It's easy to like the most popular films, but I have a great fondness for 'A Life Less Ordinary'.
~By Danny Boyle ~


It's the only sport that's played in every country in the world. It's played and watched all over the world, it's the most popular sport in probably 90% of the countries, and then with the World Cup, you have the most viewed tournament of any sport in the world.
~By Claudio Reyna ~


If there are signs that Americans bow to the gods of advertising, there are equally indications that people find the gods ridiculous. It is part of the popular culture that advertisements are silly.
~By Michael Schudson ~


Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
~By Horace Greeley ~


When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents, in the construction of the state, will be of no service. They will become flatterers instead of legislators; the instruments, not the guides, of the people.
~By Edmund Burke ~


We have accepted the principle of democracy and we are committed to respect the popular verdict and the result of that national consultation.
~By Mahmoud Abbas ~


I think George W. Bush has a warm, engaging personality. But, you know, the presidency is more than just a popularity contest.
~By Al Gore ~


Beware of over-great pleasure in being popular or even beloved.
~By Margaret Fuller ~


For the most part, I don't care about what everyone else is doing, or what is popular.
~By Namie Amuro ~


I don't see that there are any particular changes in popular music.
~By Lester Bangs ~


There have been two popular subjects for poetry in the last few decades: the Vietnam War and AIDS, about both of which almost all of us have felt deeply.
~By Thom Gunn ~


Lincoln's stature and strength, his intelligence and ambition - in short, all the elements which gave him popularity among men in New Salem, rendered him equally attractive to the fair sex of that village.
~By John George Nicolay ~


Now, in music, it seems more like the popular crowd suppresses anyone who is different.
~By Liz Phair ~


Because the show is popular, people do recognize us on the streets.
~By Ted Allen ~


The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause, as, for instance, the black man's right to his body, or woman's right to her soul.
~By Emma Goldman ~


The music of the most popular operas is so highly esteemed, it can stand endless revivals.
~By Bruce Beresford ~


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


True popularity comes from acts of kindness rather than acts of stupidity.
~By Bo Bennett ~


Love. It isn't very popular in technical circles to say a lot of mushy stuff about love, but frankly it's a very very important part of what holds our project together.
~By Jimmy Wales ~


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 ~


One of the things that's clear to me from interviews that I've read is that the more popular successful jazz musicians had audiences above and beyond the music community.
~By Branford Marsalis ~


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 ~


Contrary to popular opinion, the hustle is not a new dance step - it is an old business procedure.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


A lost of people recognize me and maybe will ask for an autograph, but it's nothing like if Elvis would've done something like that, 'cause he's so popular, or maybe The Beatles 'cause they stirred up a lot of action.
~By Mickey Gilley ~


I could tell it was a popular move as a writer to walk down the bass lines while you were writing a song.
~By Gavin DeGraw ~


Religion is to mysticism what popularization is to science.
~By Henri Bergson ~


There's no doubt about it, earmarks are not very popular. There are good earmarks and bad earmarks. The good earmarks are the ones I get for my district.
~By Anthony Weiner ~


I don't accept at all the quite popular argument that the press is responsible for the monarchy's recent troubles. The monarchy's responsible for the monarchy's recent troubles. To blame the press is the old thing of blaming the messenger for the message.
~By Anthony Holden ~


I've been amazed that it's so popular with people. But it's been fantastic. People are very excited when I walk into a place and they recognize me from the series.
~By Victor Garber ~


The business of being a popular entertainer in England is just too hard.
~By Andrew Eldritch ~


Atheism is aristocratic; the idea of a great Being that watches over oppressed innocence and punishes triumphant crime is altogether popular.
~By Maximilien Robespierre ~


An element of exaggeration clings to the popular judgment: great vices are made greater, great virtues greater also; interesting incidents are made more interesting, softer legends more soft.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


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 ~


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


When liberals finally grasped the strength of popular feeling about the family, they cried to appropriate the rhetoric and symbolism of family values for their own purposes.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish.
~By W. H. Auden ~


Popular culture tells you that schools and parents don't know what's going on, the police are dogs, politicians are all liars and scum, and any crime that's not committed by the Mafia is done by the CIA.
~By Stanley Crouch ~


There is no sense in owning the copyright unless you are going to use it. I don't think anyone wants to hold all of this stuff in a vault and not let anybody have it. It's only worth something once it's popular.
~By Hilary Rosen ~


But the myth of violent solutions as the ultimate solutions maintains itself in much of popular media.
~By Stanley Crouch ~


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


We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first, rock 'n' roll or Christianity.
~By John Lennon ~


It's not my job to be popular. I'm goal-driven; my job is to get results.
~By Paddy Ashdown ~


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


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 ~


I gladly accepted the commission but was uncertain about what the end result would be. On the one hand, Cuban music was conquering the world; being heard everywhere, and our small island was already producing one of the popular musical genres of the 20th century.
~By Alejo Carpentier ~


There's a bit of debate about that; some say it was really Matthew, but the popular consensus is that Mark was the first one, so that's why I did that one first. And I was planning on doing all four.
~By Chester Brown ~


I think it's as popular as it ever has been and it continues to grow as it does all around the world.
~By Karrie Webb ~


There is probably a perverse pride in my administration... that we were going to do the right thing, even if short-term it was unpopular. And I think anybody who's occupied this office has to remember that success is determined by an intersection in policy and politics and that you can't be neglecting of marketing and P.R. and public opinion.
~By Barack Obama ~


There are others who aim at popularity under the disguise of patriotism.
~By Jonathan Mayhew ~


The region west of the Mississippi continued in the popular mind to be a strange land for which the reports of explorers and travellers did the work of fiction, and Cooper's Prairie had few followers.
~By Carl Clinton Van Doren ~


I first got to know Charles in the late seventies when I wrote an article and then a book about him and I think at the time he came across as quite appealing, it was probably the height of his popularity.
~By Anthony Holden ~


The really important victory of the civil rights movement was that it made racism unpopular, whereas a generation ago at the turn of the last century, you had to embrace racism to get elected to anything.
~By Carol Moseley Braun ~


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 ~


Scientia is knowledge. It is only in the popular mind that it is equated with facts.
~By John Charles Polanyi ~


Historically, the judicial branch has often been the sole protector of the rights of minority groups against the will of the popular majority.
~By Diane Watson ~


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 ~


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


There's no doubt about it that Mubarak has been indeed a partner with Israel, but there's also no doubt about something else. Conditions in Egypt were getting worse and worse, and it was almost just a matter of time before the popular uprising started.
~By Anthony Weiner ~


I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where Christianity was the religion of the country. Nothing can render them popular, but some degree of persecution.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


And we just went with Julie because that name hadn't been used in any other popular songs at the time.
~By Bobby Sherman ~


Had Calhoun been advised by me, he would have been the most popular man in the United States.
~By Duff Green ~


Religion is not a popular error; it is a great instinctive truth, sensed by the people, expressed by the people.
~By Ernest Renan ~


Actually I am very glad that people can buy Armani - even if it's a fake. I like the fact that I'm so popular around the world.
~By Giorgio Armani ~


So easy to fall into a rut, isn't it? Why should ruts be so comfortable and so unpopular?
~By Ruth Gordon ~


I have friends who wear Star Wars costumes and act like the characters all day. I may not be that deep into it, but there's something great about loving what you love and not caring if it's unpopular.
~By Kristen Bell ~


The conductor's gift does not always go hand in hand with that of composition; indeed, the union is found much more seldom than is popularly believed.
~By Anton Seidl ~


Basketball isn't as popular in Canada as it is in the US. Hockey is by far the most popular sport in Canada.
~By Steve Nash ~


Only under conditions of revolutionary crises do you have the highest level of self-organization; this is the Soviet type of organization, which is to say, workers' councils, people's councils, call them what you want, popular committees.
~By Ernest Mandel ~


There were bars that began to have acoustic musicians play, it was 1970: Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne, America, The Eagles, all that kind of stuff was popular. It was very easy for me to just kind of move in and be noticed.
~By Shawn Colvin ~


I wouldn't say I invented tacky, but I definitely brought it to its present high popularity.
~By Bette Midler ~


Avoid popularity if you would have peace.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


The concept that an artist would be revered by popular culture is an immediate dismissal of his relevance as an artist.
~By Thomas Kinkade ~


It's not a very popular subject amongst my audience, who are by nature more internationalist, but I don't choose what to write about, I don't choose my subjects, they kind of choose me.
~By Billy Bragg ~


To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


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 ~


I would sell 2 million records, a million went to teenagers and a million went to the adults. So, when The Beatles became so popular, I lost a million to the teenagers, but I was still selling a million to the adults.
~By Bobby Vinton ~


Democracy may mean something more than a theoretically absolute popular government, but it assuredly cannot mean anything less.
~By Herbert Croly ~


Generally young men are regarded as radicals. This is a popular misconception. The most conservative persons I ever met are college undergraduates. The radicals are the men past middle life.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


I was definitely surprised when Talk Radio took off as a play. As a film it has become somewhere between a popular thing and a cult thing.
~By Eric Bogosian ~


Well, I think that those of us in public life that are trying to do a good job, and that are faced with this popular new game that the media has of being critical of everything that anybody in public office does probably are thin-skinned.
~By Bill Scott ~


I wasn't the most popular girl in school by any means.
~By Cindy Crawford ~


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 ~


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 ~


The great thing about university is that they incline you to get up and do it, from the Classics to modern plays, to the humor that Monty Pythons made popular.
~By Michael York ~


It really is, to see that this kind of music is still so popular.
~By Wanda Jackson ~

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