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1. “Do not yearn to be popular; be exquisite. Do not desire to be famous; be loved. Do not take pride in being expected; be palpable, unmistakable.”

Tags : Fame Inspirational Inspirational Life Inspirational Quotes Life And Living Popularity Quotes For Women Womens Inspirational
Author : C. JoyBell C.

2. “That's always seemed so ridiculous to me, that people want to be around someone because they're pretty. It's like picking your breakfeast cereals based on color instead of taste.”

Tags : Attraction Beauty Popularity
Author : John Green
Source : Paper Towns

3. “AFTER SCHOOL SPECIALDear Mr. Schneider,I attended your elementarySchool almost thirty years agoAnd I'm very sure thatYou will rememberMe.My name is Suzy.I'm that hyperactive girlFrom the Egyptian familyWho used to always play deadOn the playground duringRecess.You used to keep meAfter school a lot,And then my father wouldForce me to make the longWalk home in the cold or rain.Sometimes I would arriveAfter dark.I'm writing to tell youThat I was bored as a kid.I was bored by your curriculumAnd the way I was always taught aBunch of uselessJunk.I did not like being locked upIn a prison of scheduled timeLearning about irrelevant material,And watching belittling cartoons andShows approved by academia thatMade me even moreBored.As a kidWho was constantlyGrowing, evolving, andBeing shaped by all around me,I wanted to travel, See other kidsIn the world like me,To understand what was goingOn amongst us and around us,To know what we were here forAnd what was our real purposeFor existence.I have some questionsI would like to ask you, Mr. Schneider,Now that I know that you are noLonger a school principal,But the new superintendentOf the entire schoolDistrict.I want to knowWhy racism todayWas not clearly explained to meEven though we covered eventsThat happened long ago.I want to know why youNever shared with usWhy other countriesNever liked us,Why we are taught to compete,To be divided in teams,And why conformity is associatedWith popularity, whileEccentricity is consideredUndesirable?I want to knowWhy my cafeteria lunchesWere slammed packedWith bottom-tierProcessed junk foodOnly suitableFor pigs?And why is itThat whenever a bullySlammed a kid into a locker forHis lunch money,Nobody explained to usThat egotism, selfishness and greedWere the seeds ofWar?I want to knowWhy we were never taughtTo stick up for each other,To love one another, and thatSegregation sorted by theOccupations of our fathers,The neighborhoods we lived in, our houses,Choices of sport, wealth, clothing,Color of our skinAnd the texture of our hairShould never, everDivide us?And lastly,I want to know whyIs it that whenever I pledgedAllegiance to the flag,I was never told that I wasActually hailing to theChief?You used to say thatI was a troubled child,A misfit, and that I neededObedience training,But you never acknowledged thatI was the fastest runner in the districtAnd that I took the schoolTo State and Nationals to competeIn the Spelling Bee among kidsGrades higher than me.And that it was me,Who won that big trophyThat sat in your office when youUsed to detain me for hoursAnd tell me I was noGood.Mr. Schneider,If we are not taught truths as kids,Then how do you expect us toGrow up to be truthful citizens?If we are only being taught the written way,And it has not shown positive effectsIn societies of yesterday or today,Then how can we progress as aUnited and compassionateNation?What good is it, To memorize the histories Of our forefathers,Without learning what could beGained from their lessons and mistakesTo improve our future Tomorrows?And finally,I want to thank you;For I know you have a tough jobDealing with rebellious children like me.Your job of mass processing and boxingThe young minds of America has not been an easy one,And I congratulate you On your recent promotion.But I sincerely want to thank you,Thank you,And thank you,For always pointing outThat I wasDifferent.”

Tags : American Youth Boring Bullies Bully Children Detain Divide Divided Events Evolving Growing Houses Learn Lunch Nonconformity Public School System Rebellious School Class Seeds Shaped Spelling Bee Teams Thinking Traveling United
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

4. “When you're the only sane person, you look like the only insane person.”

Tags : Abnormal Appearance Being Different Craziness Humor Individuality Insanity Majority Minority Misunderstood Original Popularity Sanity Unique
Author : Criss Jami
Source : Diotima, Battery, Electric Personality

5. “To win the people, always cook them some savoury that pleases them.”

Tags : Elections Falsehood Government Hypocrisy Politics Popularity Promises
Author : Aristophanes
Source : The Knights

6. “Whether you try too hard to fit in or you try too hard to stand out, it is of equal consequence: you exhaust your significance.”

Tags : Art Be Yourself Consequence Creativity Exhaustion Fashion Fitting In Gimmick Honesty Meaning Niche Originality Popularity Purpose Significance Standing Out Success Trend Truth Trying Hard
Author : Criss Jami
Source : Healology

7. “A person’s own dignity is to neither compare oneself with any personality nor copy any style of any celebrity of any size of popularity, but the mimicry for earning livelihood is excluded from this activity.”

Tags : Behavior Famous Personality Film Personality Humility Inspiring Inspiring Words Livelihood People Nature Personality Popularity Practicality Reality Sensibility Serenity Similarity Sycophancy Sycophants True Mentor Universal Facts Uprightness
Author : Anuj Somany

8. “A wise man can say a foolish thing at any time, anywhere, and to anybody.”

Tags : Circumspection Clever But False Common Sense Dim Witted Fanatic Fraudulent Ill Advised Illusory Imbecility Immoral Influence Little Minds Mentality Paradoxical Statement Pranks Sneaky Thoughtlessness Unitelligent

9. “Take the unpopular route. Use the road no one travels by. Think of doing what is uncommon but remarkable. You have absolutely nobody to overtake you on the empty road!”

Tags : Common Familiar Familiarity Food For Thought Gifts Israelmore Ayivor Obscurity Overtake Popular Popularity Potentials Remarkable Road Skills Talents Uncommon Unfamiliar Unfamiliarity Unpopular Unpopularity
Source : Daily Drive 365

10. “It's much easier on the emotions when one sees life as an experiment rather than a struggle for popularity.”

Tags : Arrogance Development Emotions Experiment Fame Growth Humility Improvement Learning Life Peace Popularity Pride Science Training
Author : Criss Jami
Source : Killosophy

11. “All books are divisible into two classes: the books of the hours, and the books of all Time.”

Tags : Books Classics Popularity
Author : John Ruskin
Source : Sesame and Lilies

12. “The internet has become a carefully controlled and heavily monitored illusion. It has turned into both a circus and battleground. Popularity is rigged and can be bought. Censorship is in full effect. Popular opinion is fabricated, and the perception of a viewpoint's popularity is typically orchestrated and manipulated by legions of paid trolls. If you want to know the truth about somebody's true popularity and influence, look to the streets. If you want to know if a person is really guilty or innocent, study the facts yourself. Never judge anybody based on what you see or read on the internet. Information can easily be manipulated by the push of a few buttons.”

Tags : Buttons Censor Circus Democracy Government Government Corruption Illusion Influence Influential Internet Judgment Manipulate Manipulated Net Perceive Perception Popular Popular Opinion Public Opinion Regulated Regulation Silence Skewed Slanted Trolls Viewpoint War Web
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

13. “We awaken by asking the right questions. We awaken when we see knowledge being spread that goes against our own personal experiences. We awaken when we see popular opinion being wrong but accepted as being right, and what is right being pushed as being wrong. We awaken by seeking answers in corners that are not popular. And we awaken by turning on the light inside when everything outside feels dark.”

Tags : Acceptance Awakened Soul Aware Conscious Enlighten Experiences Illumination Individuality Knowledge Light And Darkness Media Popularity Question Everything Right And Wrong Right Questions Seeking Answers Sheep Spiritual Transcedental Waking Up Wisdom Wrong
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

14. “In attempting to reach the genuine psychological reason for the popularity of detective stories, it is necessary to rid ourselves of many mere phrases. It is not true, for example, that the populace prefer bad literature to good, and accept detective stories because they are bad literature. The mere absence of artistic subtlety does not make a book popular. Bradshaw's Railway Guide contains few gleams of psychological comedy, yet it is not read aloud uproariously on winter evenings. If detective stories are read with more exuberance than railway guides, it is certainly because they are more artistic. Many good books have fortunately been popular; many bad books, still more fortunately, have been unpopular. A good detective story would probably be even more popular than a bad one. The trouble in this matter is that many people do not realize that there is such a thing as a good detective story; it is to them like speaking of a good devil. To write a story about a burglary is, in their eyes, a sort of spiritual manner of committing it. To persons of somewhat weak sensibility this is natural enough; it must be confessed that many detective stories are as full of sensational crime as one of Shakespeare's plays.”

Tags : Bad Books Detective Fiction Good Books Popularity
Source : The Defendant

15. “The pain in a person’s life is bound to rise on becoming increasingly wise as nice; for then s/he could easily recognize the truth and lies of the people, hanging around her/him, better than others.”

Tags : Attitude Crook Fake Feelings Gentleman Hypocrisy Inspiration Inspirational Inspiring Writer Leadership Material Mind Materialist Mindset Motivate Original Psychology Recognise Sage Person Selfish Sensible Sentiments Temperament True Motivational Speaker Truth Wise Observation
Author : Anuj Somany

16. “Feeling harder to be oneself might be a curse of popularity.”

Tags : Blessing Curse Popularity
Author : Toba Beta
Source : My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

17. “Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self."[The New Statesman, February 25, 1933]”

Tags : Faithfulness Popularity Populism Principles Standards Writing

18. “I am not one of those weak-spirited, sappy Americans who want to be liked by all the people around them. I don’t care if people hate my guts; I assume most of them do. The important question is whether they are in a position to do anything about it. My affections, being concentrated over a few people, are not spread all over Hell in a vile attempt to placate sulky, worthless shits.”

Tags : Hell Popularity

19. “Perhaps the less we have, the more we are required to brag.”

Tags : Boasting Popularity
Source : East of Eden

20. “Really Hagrid, if you are holding out for universal popularity, I'm afraid you will be in this cabin for a very long time”

Tags : Popularity
Author : J.K. Rowling
Source : Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

21. “Nobody comes here anymore, its too crowded”

Tags : Humor Paradox Popularity Trends
Author : Yogi Berra

22. “His habit of reading isolated him: it became such a need that after being in company for some time he grew tired and restless; he was vain of the wider knowledge he had acquired from the perusal of so many books, his mind was alert, and he had not the skill to hide his contempt for his companions' stupidity. They complained that he was conceited; and, since he excelled only in matters which to them were unimportant, they asked satirically what he had to be conceited about. He was developing a sense of humour, and found that he had a knack of saying bitter things, which caught people on the raw; he said them because they amused him, hardly realising how much they hurt, and was much offended when he found that his victims regarded him with active dislike. The humiliations he suffered when he first went to school had caused in him a shrinking from his fellows which he could never entirely overcome; he remained shy and silent. But though he did everything to alienate the sympathy of other boys he longed with all his heart for the popularity which to some was so easily accorded. These from his distance he admired extravagantly; and though he was inclined to be more sarcastic with them than with others, though he made little jokes at their expense, he would have given anything to change places with them.”

Tags : Books Isolation Popularity Reading
Source : Of Human Bondage

23. “I think of myself as a bad writer with big ideas, but I'd rather be that than a big writer with bad ideas.”

Tags : Best Sellers Fantasy Genre Ideas Inspiration Popularity Self Deprication
Source : Elric: The Stealer of Souls

24. “My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.”

Tags : Freedom Popularity

25. “It'd be great to be so famous that if I murder someone, I will never, ever, ever serve any jail time, even if it's totally obvious to everyone that I did it.”

Tags : Comedy Fame Humor Kaling Mindy Murder Popularity
Author : Mindy Kaling
Source : Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

26. “I figured it is always better to be unpopular by your own choice.”

Tags : Popularity Young Adult
Author : Tom Upton
Source : Vanished

27. “Because it's kind of great, being an idea that everybody likes. But I could never be the idea to myself, not all the way. And Agloe is a place where a paper creation became real. A dot on the map became a real place, more real than the people who created the dot could never have imagined. I thought maybe the paper cutout of a girl could start becoming real here also. And it seemed like a way to tell that paper girl who cared about popularity and clothes and everything else: 'You are going to the paper towns. And you are never coming back.”

Tags : Paper Girl Paper Town Popularity Real
Author : John Green
Source : Paper Towns

28. “Get over it, Roo. If you have friends who actually like you, you’re popular enough.”

Tags : Friendship Popularity
Author : E. Lockhart
Source : Real Live Boyfriends: Yes. Boyfriends, Plural. If My Life Weren't Complicated, I Wouldn't Be Ruby Oliver

29. “I'm just Phil from Rossendale. And now people are screaming for me 'cause I make YouTube videos - it's just crazy!”

Tags : Fame Identity Popularity Specialness Youtube
Author : Phil Lester

30. “No popularity exists when tragedy strikes. All that's left are human hearts and love and ache. We all love each other, deep down, and when we see another soul in pain we can't help but hurt too.”

Tags : Death Loss Love Popular Popularity Tragedy
Source : Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek

31. “See how he cowers and sneaks, how vaguely all the day he fears, not being immortal nor divine, but the slave and prisoner of his own opinion of himself, a fame won by his own deeds. Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion. What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate.”

Tags : Popularity Reputation
Source : Walden

32. “High School: Oh, man. This is where boys and girls go from tweens to teens and become complicated and cruel. Girls play sick mind games; boys try to pull each other's penises off and throw them in the bushes. If you can, buy the most expensive jeans in a two-hundred-mile radius of your town and wear them on your first day. If anyone asks how you could afford them say that your father is the president of Ashton Kutcher. When they are like, 'Ashton Kutcher has a president?' answer, 'Yes.' Everyone will be in awe of you and you won't have to go through a lot of pain and cat fights.”

Tags : Humor Popularity School
Author : Eugene Mirman
Source : The Will to Whatevs: A Guide to Modern Life

33. “A sure way of retaining the grace of heaven is to disregard outward appearances, and diligently to cultivate such things as foster amendment of life and fervour of soul, rather than to cultivate those qualities that seem most popular.”

Tags : Grace Nonconformity Popularity Soul
Source : The Inner Life

34. “If 50 million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.”

Tags : Foolish Popularity

35. “A psychiatrist once told me early in treatment, “Stop trying to make me like you,” and what a sobering and welcome smack in the face that statement was. Yet somehow, every day of my life is still a campaign for popularity, or better yet, a crowded funeral.”

Tags : Happiness Popularity
Author : John Waters

36. “But I don't care what Megan Fox or Jessica Biel say: There are definite advantages to being the hottest girl on the planet. Number one was that I got paid for it. A lot.”

Tags : Humor Popularity Sex Appeal
Author : Meg Cabot
Source : Runaway

37. “What people want, mainly, is to be told by some plausible authority that what they are already doing is right. I don't know know of a quicker way to become unpopular than to disagree.”

Tags : Politics Popularity Wisdom
Author : John Brunner
Source : The Jagged Orbit

38. “Normal....What the majority of people look, act, and talk and like.So what if the majority became what we see as wierd now?Would our normal, become our new wierd?”

Tags : Future Humor Normality People Popularity Strangeness Wierdness

39. “I hear they're givin' you a bad reputationjust because you've never been denied.You try to say you've done it all before,baby, you know that you just get tired.Yet everybody loves you so much, girl,I just don't know how you stand the strain.Oh, I, I'm the one who's here tonight,and I don't wanna do it all in vain.”

Tags : Earnestness Love Popularity Slut Shaming

40. “Weird is the thinking of the world as a person is not considered famous by the people until cartoonists start making his caricature.”

Tags : Artists Cartoonists Character Famous Humorist Illustrator Insane World Inspirational Quote Inspiring Inspiring Quote Inspiring Thoughts Inspiring Words Lunatic Asylum Motivational Popular Popularity Publicity Thinking Weird World
Author : Anuj Somany

41. “Fame is the responsibility, the perennial discipline, the concubine who solicits and imbibes, bit by bit, the love, the relations, the serenity, and the soul, leaving behind the subaqueous plaudits that pinch to the core.. ”

Tags : Fame Famous Popularity
Author : Himmilicious
Source : The Clicked Shutterbug.

42. “When famous singer is following your account, When profesional photographers, CEOs, authors, and attorneys, added you into their circle, When a popular model added you as their friend, When a famous Korean actor asked you for adding him into your circle...... You're feeling wow and amazed, but the truth is you need your real friends”

Tags : Best Friends Famous Frienship Popular Popularity Real Friends

43. “False has many wings. Do not judge anything by its popularity.”

Tags : False Falsehood Judge Judgement Life And Living Life Lessons Life Philosophy Popular Quotes Popularity Truth Truth And Lies Truth Of Life Truth Quotes Truth Telling Truthfulness Wings
Author : Amit Ray
Source : Meditation: Insights and Inspirations

44. “The idea that we can be exactly what the other desires is a powerful fantasy.”

Tags : Community Connection Idolatry Popularity Relationships
Author : Sherry Turkle
Source : Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other

45. “It is so easy at times for a lonely individual to begin fantasizing about what the people outside are saying about him and, in result, irrationally and fearfully, and sometimes angrily, fancy himself a villain.”

Tags : Appreciation Assumptions Celebrity Conscience Delusion Enemy Fame Fancy Fear Friendship Hate Haters Insecurity Irrational Misunderstood Opinions Of Others Paranoia Psychology Psychopath Relationship Victim
Author : Criss Jami
Source : Healology

46. “How is it that some celebrities, whom the average person would believe to have all the popularity a human being could want, still admit to feeling lonely? It is quite naive to assume that popularity is the remedy for loneliness. Loneliness does not necessarily equal physical solitude, it is the inability to be oneself and rightfully represented as oneself.”

Tags : Attention Being Yourself Celebrities Emotional Facade Fame Fortune Human Inability Introvert Libel Loneliness Lonely Misconception Misrepresentation Misrepresented Misunderstood Naive Physical Popularity Psychological Remedy Slander Solitude
Author : Criss Jami
Source : Killosophy

47. “Teachers knew every one of the students, their secrets, their grades, their home situations. And all the students knew the teachers. It was like teachers were people who finally were the most popular at school.”

Tags : Popularity Reliving High School Students Teachers Teaching
Source : Their Friend Scarlet

48. “Be a star not a diva!”

Tags : Bad Behaviour Behaviour Diva Ego Entertainment Industry Humility Kindness Managing Your Ego Media Popularity Rasheed Ogunlaru Rasheed Ogunlaru Quotes Self Discipline Star Stardom Tips And Advice On Stardom

49. “So you want to be famous? You want to inspire large groups of people? You want to be recognized and appreciated by thousands or even millions? Stop trying to do it by speaking to the masses. Do it by speaking to individuals. If what you have is truly amazing and unique and worth sharing, individuals will share it. It is always about the individual, no matter how big you get. Remember that.”

Tags : Becoming Famous Being Popular Fame Individuals Masses Popularity
Author : Dan Pearce
Source : Single Dad Laughing

50. “Question everything that is popular, and seek answers in what is not.”

Tags : Answers Awe Censorship Controlled Knowledge Corruption Curiosity Discover Explore Herd Mentality Individual Knowledge Media Need To Know Philosophy Popular Popular Culture Popular Opinion Popularity Seek Out Think Think For Yourself Truth Truth Quotes War On Truth Wise
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

51. “Many writers make the mistake of making their readers appear like Lazarus, without any iota of care, throwing down books to readers to crunch as if they are dogs.”

Tags : Attention Banal Boring Book Carnal Cruel Cruelty Disease Ego Egoism Egoist Egotist Epidemic Humilation Impolite Impoliteness Insults Lackadaisical Lazarus Maltreatment Michael Bassey Johnson Pride Rigid Shallow Stupidity Unfeeling Unpopularity Vanity Writers Writing

52. “When your success hovers from one person to the other, it will definitely get to someone who will regard it as failure.”

Tags : Boasting Bragging Celebration Damn Demean Ego Envy Failing Hate Hovering Judgment Michael Bassey Johnson Monster Noise Ostentation Ostentatiousness Outrage Outrageous Prosperity Prosperous Thinking Evil Transfer

53. “The public personality of a leader is not what really matters. What he does out of the open stage really tells more about him than anything else.”

Tags : Celebrity Character Food For Thought Genuineness Hypocrisy Israelmore Ayivor Leader Leaders Leadership Lifestyle Open Personal Development Personality Popularity Potentials Public Secret Life Stage Stage Performance Trust
Source : Leaders' Ladder

54. “Misunderstanding is generally simpler than true understanding, and hence has more potential for popularity.”

Tags : Misconceptions Misunderstanding Myths Popular Culture Popularity Propaganda Public Opinion Religious Myths Understanding
Author : Raheel Farooq

55. “Most of the time, we see only what we want to see, or what others tell us to see, instead of really investigate to see what is really there. We embrace illusions only because we are presented with the illusion that they are embraced by the majority. When in truth, they only become popular because they are pounded at us by the media with such an intensity and high level of repetition that its mere force disguises lies and truths. And like obedient schoolchildren, we do not question their validity and swallow everything up like medicine. Why? Because since the earliest days of our youth, we have been conditioned to accept that the direction of the herd, and authority anywhere — is always right.”

Tags : Bad Leadership Corrupt Deception Deceptive Dirty Politics Fiction Follow Free Will Majority Mankind Masses Misguide Philosophy Politics Pop Culture Question Authority Right Sheep Society Society And Culture Think Wrong
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

56. “First they promote a most self-seeker person to a very high position and then through him/her they will promote all their products at a premium price.”

Tags : Advertising Brand Promotion Business Minded Celebrity Commercials Crafty Facts Famous Personality Film And Sports Personality Game Plan Hypocrite Inspirational Quotes Inspiring Marketing Strategy Materialist Motivational Quotes Noteworthy Noticeable Packaging Popularity Premium Price Price Policy Promotion Promotional Tricks Propaganda Publicity Selfish Truths
Author : Anuj Somany

57. “A person who is not true to oneself can easily be misguided by the self-seeker people through mass propaganda to believe a right one as a wrong guy and the bad ones as the bright individuals.”

Tags : Behavior Caring Clever Conscience Famous Quote Humanity Liking Materialist Misinformation Money Minded Motivational Popularity Propaganda Self Proclaimed Social Networking Sites Spiritual Trustworthy
Author : Anuj Somany

58. “Bring out others better side and they are more likely to see and support yours. You can't develop positive people with negative feedback. What you praise in others, you'll encourage to flourish. People like people who like them.”

Tags : Connection With People Mutuality Popularity Trustworthiness
Author : Kare Anderson
Source : Mutuality Matters How You Can Create More Opportunity, Adventure & Friendship With Others

59. “Once you have money and fame, the next thing you should expect is scandal and shame.”

Tags : Accusation Agony Bitterness Broadcast Calumny Celebrity Disgrace Exposed Gossip Hate Illuminati Michael Bassey Johnson Money Negative People Negative Viewers Negativity Offence Outcast Problem Publicity Rage Shame Slanderers Spoilers Stigma Stigmatization Threat Witchcraft

60. “He knows how to market himself well. Nowadays, that's all that seems to count. He's rebellious in a way that appeals to people with vain, shallow taste. So of course he manipulates his audiences with the blessing of his recording company and the financial investors behind his brand.”

Tags : Commercialism Commercialization Commercialized Corporate Corporate Culture Corporate Greed Fame Fame And Fortune Greed Hype Marketing Mediocrity Popstars Popular Culture Popularity Rebel Rebellion Shallow Shallow Apperances Shallowness Vain Vainglory Vanity
Author : Jess C. Scott
Source : SVEN, Incubus Story.02

61. “The nobles had made reading unpopular, as it showed that one couldn’t afford to buy spells or magical devices, since one had to get knowledge to do things the ordinary way; even if this view held little logic, the king himself was known to insult readers as “bookfaces” or “unable to think for themselves, so they need to spout what others have said,” and these opinions became popular, as did most views expressed by the king or his son.”

Tags : Bookish Books Dictator Intelligence Learning Logic Monarchy Nerds Nerdy Popularity Propaganda Reading Thinking Twisted
Author : Colleen Chen
Source : Dysmorphic Kingdom: a fairy tale

62. “Trying to become something in a world where everyone wants to become something is a thing that needs God's programming.”

Tags : Becoming Something Deity Design Divine Intervention Divine Living Divinity Everybody Fame God Help Michael Bassey Johnson Outstanding Popularity Programming Somebody Something Survival Trying

63. “Popularity was fickle and elusive, like trying to catch fireflies in a jar. You were either born with it or relegated to wallflower status according to your mysterious and unknowable workings of the universe.”

Tags : Popularity
Source : Keys to the Repository

64. “Fame comes and goes; knowledge comes and stays. But none of them safeguard us against danger; it’s only the GRACE of God that keeps us in safety!”

Tags : Against Be Saved Christ Danger Eternal Life Eternity Fame Famous Food For Thought God Grace Grace Of God Israelmore Ayivor Jesus Know Knowledge Popular Popularity Safe Safeguard Safety Salvation Well Known
Source : Daily Drive 365

65. “The fact that everyone is doing something does not mean that’s the right things.”

Tags : Crowd Dont Follow The Crowd Food For Thought Go Alone Israelmore Ayivor Opinion Popular Popularity Right Right Things Unique Uniqueness
Source : 101 Keys To Everyday Passion

66. “Your name still rings a bell when you say something good, not by causing catastrophe in a bid to sound more interesting.”

Tags : Bell Catastrophe Fame Good Talk Infamous Interesting Name Popularity Quotation Ringing Saying Something Slow And Steady Something Sound Speech Talking Your Name

67. “The best art is not always the most popular art, and the most popular art is never truly the best art. The best art is that which is streamed through God. And the worst art is that which is void of God. The master artist of the universe is the Creator of All Things, and his reflection is in all of us. Only the artist who is aware that he is a reflection of that greatness, and that creativity is supreme love, is a true divine artist. Even if he is not the most popular artist, he will be very popular among the stars of His universe. That is the master artist, one who uses his talents to serve as a vehicle of God. In his work, you hear God's voice and see with His eyes.”

Tags : Art Artist Artistry Beautiful Beauty Best Art Creative Creativity Eyes Gifts God Godliness Grace His Eyes Love Popularity Serve Stream Streamed Talents Ugly Art Vehicle Of God Void Of God Wisdom Worst Art
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

68. “He was highly spoken of, everybody knew; but nobody knew who had spoken highly of him…”

Tags : Popularity Regard Respect
Author : Mrs. Oliphant
Source : The Rector

69. “Popularity makes no sense If your fame is a shame.”

Tags : Ambition Circulation Discipline Fame Good Behaviour Life Notoriety Popularity Reason Sense Shame
Source : Master of Maxims

70. “Being popular or not, having company or being alone, are not issues of concern for the developed soul.”

Tags : Company Friendship And Love Independence Maturity Popularity Soul
Author : Donna Goddard
Source : The Love of Being Loving

71. “Lainey is hot in a prom queen kind of way and we used to be friends back in grade school, but that was two lifetimes ago. Now she’s a varsity soccer player and card-carrying popular girl who hangs out with the kind of mean girls and douchebags who get killed first in horror movies.”

Tags : Lainey Mean Girls Micah Popularity
Author : Paula Stokes
Source : Infinite Repeat

72. “Personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures.”

Tags : Impressions Mannerisms Personality Popularity
Source : The Great Gatsby

73. “Science, however, is never conducted as a popularity contest, but instead advances through testable, reproducible, and falsifiable theories.”

Tags : Climate Change Climate Change Denial Falsifiable Inconvenient Truth Popularity Popularity Contest Religion Reproducible Science Scientific Scientific Advancement Scientific Discovery Scientific Inquiry Scientific Method Scientific Process Scientific Research Scientific Theories Testable
Author : Michio Kaku

74. “He was moderately truthful towards men, but to women lied like a Cretan-a system of ethics above all others calculated to win popularity at the first flush of admission into lively society.”

Tags : Character Far From The Madding Crowd Liar Popularity Rake Rogue Seducer Sergeant Troy Society Thomas Hardy Victorian
Author : Thomas Hardy
Source : Far from the Madding Crowd

75. “Darwin's theory was received in Russia with profound sympathy. While in Western Europe it met firmly established old traditions which it had first to overcome, in Russia its appearance coincided with the awakening of our society after the Crimean War and here it immediately received the status of full citizenship and ever since has enjoyed widespread popularity.”

Tags : Biology Charles Darwin Citizenship Crimean War Darwin Evolution Popularity Russia Science Scientific Theory Sympathy Theory Theory Of Evolution Western Europe

76. “Sense isn’t democratic. A senseless opinion that’s advocated by 'the majority' is still senseless.”

Tags : Democracy Popularity Sense The Majority

77. “[Regarding mathematics,] there are now few studies more generally recognized, for good reasons or bad, as profitable and praiseworthy. This may be true; indeed it is probable, since the sensational triumphs of Einstein, that stellar astronomy and atomic physics are the only sciences which stand higher in popular estimation.”

Tags : Albert Einstein Astronomy Atomic Physics Einstein Math Mathematics Physics Popularity Science Stellar Astronomy Studies
Author : G.H. Hardy
Source : A Mathematician's Apology

78. “Everyone was going crazy, like they’d just witnessed the birth of Jesus and the invention of electricity at the same time. Jude was a rock star, their savior, and they were paying him homage.”

Tags : Humorous Idol Popularity Rock Star
Source : Crash

79. “A fast car can make women 'like' a man; and a man 'like' women … fast.”

Tags : Cars Dating Groupies Love Marriage Materialism Materialism Versus Spiritualism Men Player Popularity Promiscuity Relationships Speed Sportscars Women

80. “You can have all the money in the world, one of the biggest mansions ever built, be one of the most famous people in the world, and still be as unhappy as Mariah Carey was. Money and fame don't make people happy. Only God does. Amen.”

Tags : Depression Fame God Joy Love Mansion Mariah Carey Money Peace Popularity Success Unhappy Worldly
Author : Lisa Bedrick
Source : Life Stories

81. “Bellgrove, eminently lovable, because of his individual weakness, his incompetence, his failure as a man, a scholar, a leader or even as a companion, was neverless utterly alone. For the weak, above all, have their friends. Yet his gentleness, his pretence at authority, his palpable humanity were unable, for some reason or other, to function. He was demonstrably the type of venerable and absent-minded professor about whom all the sharp-beaked boys of the world should swarm.”

Tags : Failure Friendship Humanity Lovable Popularity Weakness
Author : Mervyn Peake

82. “Anybody that fears and detests witchcraft is not happy with science and technology.”

Tags : Abnormal Actor Eternal Eternity Evil Extraordinary Fear Footprint Footstep Illusion Influence Intimidation Living Forever Monument Necessary Evil Paranormal Perception Popularity Reign Ruling Second Coming Space Spirituality Star Stars Technology Threat Uon Wicked Zodiac

83. “That empty sick feeling came over me again. In a big school it was easy to fade into the background, but I didn’t know if that would be possible here. I tried not to think about it anymore.”

Tags : Acceptance Fitting In Peer Pressure Popularity School
Source : Spiritus

84. “Popular feeling is very often sentimental, muddle-headed, and eminently unsound, but it cannot be disregarded for all that.”

Tags : Masses Opinion Popular Culture Popularity
Source : Murder in the Mews

85. “Its like a sort of internet Ren Fair. Its like Dungeons & Dragons but for cool people who have got friends.”

Tags : D D Popularity Twitter

86. “So now books were her only friends. She'd read Lord of the Rings so often she could recite whole scenes by memory.It was not a skill that aided one in becoming popular.”

Tags : Books Geek Popularity
Source : Firefly Lane

87. “I don't purchase people with money, or hiss like a snake to attract their attention, all i do is to rest on my couch because i have the conviction that no human can progress with an exception without a power behind.”

Tags : Aura Beg Beggar Belief Breakthrough Condescend Condescension Content Contented Equanimity Fame Hiss Honor Honour Humility Individuality Meek Michael Bassey Johnson Much Ado About Nothing Mystic Popularity Power Behind Reserved Self Reliance Unpopularity Withdrawal Withdrawn

88. “The author relates that Mickey Mantle did not expect to play one day and showed up extremely hung over. He was nevertheless called on to pitch and smashed a towering home run to an enthusiastic ovation. He related to his teammates, "Those people don't know how tough that was.”

Tags : Appearances Optics Popularity Vulnerability
Author : Jim Bouton
Source : Ball Four

89. “I must admit that when I chose the name, 'vitamine,' I was well aware that these substances might later prove not to be of an amine nature. However, it was necessary for me to choose a name that would sound well and serve as a catchword, since I had already at that time no doubt about the importance and the future popularity of the new field.”

Tags : Catchwords Choice Importance Name Necessary Popularity Science Vitamine
Author : Casimir Funk
Source : Die Vitamine: Ihre Bedeutung Fur Die Physiologie Und Pathologie

90. “The consequences of seeking popularity is not only the chronic feeling of lonliness, but a desire to hide your face from the eyes of the universe.”

Tags : Alone Bad Feelings Cancer Celebrity Consequences Desire Eye Face Fear Forefront Hide Isolation Limelight Lonliness Media Popularity Publicity Rejection Scandal Shame Significance Solitude Stage Unhappy Unpopularity

91. “Creosote made Mandy think of the thrill of rushing through a garden sprinkler as a kid, of playing washer toss in the backyard, of spending nights in the neighbors’ huge in-ground swimming pool when she was twelve, throwing glow sticks in the turquoise water during Canada Day block parties. She thought of Jud for a moment, how he’d loved doing all those things when he was a kid, but how, as he got older, it was all about popularity, sports, a life of illusion… and without warning, a totally different kind of memory filled her mind – the dull feeling of her head hitting the concrete walls near the wood shop at her old high school, the sounds of kids laughing, the sharp smell of sawdust, the buzzing of electric sanders nearby, the sound of Jud laughing while he beat her up… without realizing it, she’d started crying noiselessly.”

Tags : Block Party Bullying Canada Day Creosote Grief Isolation Memories Nostalgia Pool Party Popularity Sawdust School Sibling Rivalry Social Summer Swimming Pool Turquoise Water Wood Shop
Source : Super 8: The Sequel to Smog City

92. “I am not superior than anybody, don't say i am, else i won't defend you when you get caught.”

Tags : Apprehension Boasting Bragging Defender Defenders Fake Hypocrisy Hypocrites Liar Liars Lie Lies Michael Bassey Johnson Overstatement Popularity Shame Stealing Superiority Theif Wrath

93. “There are 2 kinds of artists, essentially: those who want to make something popular, and those who want to make something dignified. But then there is still that rare hybrid case, and perhaps by that unintentional stroke of genius, in which one's work uncontrollably becomes both popular and dignified yet beyond its time.”

Tags : Art Artist Authentic Creativity Dignity Genius Hybrid Integrity Longevity Music Musician Popularity Success Unintentional
Author : Criss Jami
Source : Healology

94. “Starting this day, she was no longer going to be quiet, a wallflower no more.”

Tags : Fitting In Loners Popular Kids Popularity Wallflower

95. “Back then: to be regarded as well-known, one had to be great. Today: to be regarded as great, one has to be well-known.”

Tags : Art Artists Celebrities Civilization Fame Fame And Fortune Greatness Greatness Quotes Popularity Potboilers The Media

96. “it's all a popularity contest, which unfortunately often has more to do with good looks rather than actual talent.”

Tags : Arts Fame And Fortune Life Skills Popularity Talent

97. “Don't try to make yourself marketable, you'll be surprised to see yourself at the bottom. Stay incognito, and people will peruse the whole world looking for you, by that time, you'll be at the top.”

Tags : Camoufladge Celebrity Fake People Fame Famous Fans Honour Michael Bassey Johnson Popular Popularity Pride Respect Reverence Rising Show Slow And Steady

98. “M. Proust was more severe than M. de Caillavet on Anatole France: "He was selfish and supercilious. He had read so much that he had left his heart in other people's books, and all that remained was dryness. One day I asked him how he came to know so much. He said, 'Not by being such a handsome young man as you. I wasn't in demand, and instead of going out I studied and learned'.”

Tags : Anatole France Dryness Envy Marcel Proust Pedantry Popularity Reading Snobbery
Source : Monsieur Proust

99. “Don't feel better than anybody, because you feel like something. Always have it at the back of your mind that you were nothing before you became something, and that thing you supposed to be is absolutely nothing.”

Tags : Arrogance Arrogant Cockiness Disrespect Fame High Shoulders Ignorance Ignorant Insult Insults Madness Michael Bassey Johnson Popularity Pride Selfish Selfishness Unpopularity

100. “There is something wrong with this world." She stood like she was making a speech. "Something very wrong when it's the twenty-first century and this type of elitist travesty is still being perpetuated.”

Tags : Alex Flinn Beastly Elitism Kendra Hilferty Popularity
Author : Alex Flinn
Source : Beastly

101. “Being known by everyone is not the same as being loved.”

Tags : Annamaria Blossom Rosedale Friendship Love Odd Thomas Popularity Popularity Vs Love The Happy Monster
Author : Dean Koontz
Source : Saint Odd

102. “Do you think that a billion people knowing your face makes you special?It doesn't.”

Tags : Celebrity Money Normal People Pointless Pointlessness Popular Popularity Power Purpose Society Special
Author : Ramez Naam
Source : Crux

103. “A blind pursuit of cheap popularity has nothing to do with revolution."[Political Report of the National Executive Committee to the forty-ninth A.N.C. National Conference, Bloemfontein, South Africa, 17 December 1994]”

Tags : Blindness Mindlessness Popularism Popularity Revolution

104. “Climbing towards fame, recognition and popularity is very much pleasant; but all its sweetness does not count even for a day of going down.”

Tags : Climbing Fame Pleasant Popularity Recognition Sweetness

105. “Appreciate what everybody does, especially those doing what you are also doing. Don’t crave for attention and fame. It will come automatically when your brand is well situated.”

Tags : Appreciate Appreciation Attention Automatic Automatically Brand Branding Crave Everybody Famous Grateful Israelmore Ayivor Love People Personal Branding Popular Popularity Thankful

106. “Despite the huge crowd, He speaks to His disciples as though no one else is there.”

Tags : Discipleship Election Popularity Word Of God
Author : Roma Downey
Source : Son of God

107. “Father Mike was popular with the church widows. They liked to crowd around him, offering him cookies and bathing in his beatific essence. Part of this essence came from Father Mike's perfect contentment at being five foot four. His shortness had a charitable aspect to it, as though he had given away his height.”

Tags : Content Popularity Short Size Widows
Source : Middlesex

108. “the ability to get on the air, which was crucial to any reporter’s career, grew precisely as the ability to analyze diminished.”

Tags : Imagery Influence Messaging Popularity Slogans
Source : The Powers That Be

109. “He makes an effort to be more spontaneous on Facebook.”

Tags : Imagery Popularity Social Media Social Network
Author : Sherry Turkle
Source : Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other

110. “There is no point in expending good money on the pursuit of an engine that can power aircraft without propellers. What is wrong with airships anyway? They have borne mankind aloft for over a hundred relatively accident-free years and I see no reason to impugn their popularity...”

Tags : Accident Free Aircraft Airships Engine Mankind Money Popularity Propellers
Author : Jasper Fforde
Source : The Eyre Affair

111. “Fred dislikes the idea going into the ministry partly because he doesn't like "feeling obligated to look serious", and he centers his doubts on "what people expect of a clergyman".”

Tags : Joy Ministry Popularity
Author : George Eliot
Source : Middlemarch

112. “Life is not a popularity contest.”

Tags : Ad Posey Contest Inspirational Life Popularity Storytellers Storytelling Write Writers Writing Writing Quotes
Author : A.D. Posey

113. “Winnie the Pooh finds comfort in counting his pots of honey, and Rabbit finds comfort in knowing where his relations are – even if he doesn't need them at the moment.”

Tags : Discipleship Materialism Popularity Security Thought Life
Author : A.A. Milne
Source : Winnie-the-Pooh

114. “The saddest thing I have ever experienced is watching a fellow nerd I've known forever and befriended, trying to unnerdify themselves. It was painful because that great geeky personality I loved so much is hidden behind a plaster of trends, and he may end up with a girl who will never understand him.”

Tags : Geek Nerd Popularity School

115. “The genres, it is thought, have other designs on us. They want to entertain, as opposed to rubbing our noses in the daily grit produced by the daily grind. Unhappily for realistic novelists, the larger reading public likes being entertained.”

Tags : Genre Genre Snobbery Nonfiction Popularity Reading
Source : In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination

116. “Too many leaders value their popularity, protecting it at all cost, degrading their credibility.”

Tags : Credibility Leadership Popularity Success Values And Beliefs
Author : Noel DeJesus
Source : 44 Days of Leadership

117. “[When asked about his thoughts on gods]I think it's like a movie that was way too popular. It's a story that's been told too many times and just doesn't mean anything. Man lived on the planet — [placing his fingers an inch apart], this is 5000 years of semi-recorded history. And God and the Bible, that came in somewhere around the middle, maybe 2000. This is the last 2000, this is what we're about to celebrate [indicating about an 1/8th of an inch with his fingers]. Now, humans, in some shape or form, have been on the earth for three million years [pointing across the room to indicate the distance]. So, all this time, from there [gesturing toward the other side of the room], to here [indicating the 1/8th of an inch], there was no God, there was no story, there was no myth and people lived on this planet and they wandered and they gathered and they did all these things. The planet was never threatened. How did they survive for all this time without this belief in God? I'd like to ask this to someone who knows about Christianity and maybe you do. That just seems funny to me.”

Tags : Atheism Atheist Belief Celebration Funny Humans Meaning Millions Of Years Movie Myth Planet Popularity
Author : Eddie Vedder

118. “Beauty is more popular than virtues because it is more visible than virtues.”

Tags : Beautiful Beauty Human Humans Inspiration Inspirational Inspirational Quotes Manifestation Motivation Motivational Motivational Quotes Philosophy Popular Popularity Virtue Virtues Virtues And Vices Visibility Visible Wisdom Wisdom Quotes
Author : Amit Kalantri
Source : Wealth of Words

119. “I wanted so badly to be seen, yet my pride prevented me from obviously asking to be seen. I did not want to be seen by demand, but rather by their choosing.”

Tags : Loners Popular Kids Popularity

120. “Pioneering is never done in front of cheerleaders urging on a roaring grandstand of popular approval.”

Tags : Popularity Revolution Revolutionaries
Author : George Takei
Source : To the Stars

121. “To be unpopular, you must look the part. Remember four words: plastic flowered swim cap.”

Tags : Funny Popularity Unpopularity
Source : How Not to Be Popular

122. “There is no returning to the masses - once your forays into theory have borne you far enough away from them that you can perceive them and the benefits of being among them. the only return is through the process of disillusionment; one must cease to care about motivating the masses to be reunited with them. Likewise, there is no converting them - no matter how many people you come to join you at your outpost, from up close they will never look as impressive as the distant crowd.”

Tags : Anarchism Anarchy Crimethinc Popularity
Author : CrimethInc.
Source : Contradictionary

123. “Hanging with people who make you feel unappreciated, for the mere sake of appearing to be popular, is the loneliest place to be.”

Tags : Crowd Feel Feeling Feelings Loneliest Lonely People Popular Popularity Unappreciated

124. “The idiom 'Larger than life image' does not mean a person to put own photo image larger than own or others thought on the poster uploaded on social media.”

Tags : Character Cheat Crafty Crook Cunning Famous Quote Humanity Hypocrite Inspiring Quote Larger Than Life Image Original Thinker Popularity Pretender Pretentious Publicity Seeker Quack Reality Sanity Self Centered Person Self Praise Sensible Serenity Showy True Mentor True Motivational Speaker Unreliable Untrustworthy Wisdom Quote Wise Saying
Author : Anuj Somany

125. “Cities make ferocious men because they make corrupt men. The mountains, the sea, the forest, make savage men; they develop the fierce side, but often without destroying the humane side.”

Tags : Flattery Noble Savage Popularity Reputation
Author : Victor Hugo
Source : Les Misérables

126. “So here's the deal: I speak up in class, I get sent to office. Megan speaks up in class, she's a "strong, assertive model student."I post a few flyers saying that the vending machines on school property are a sign that our school has sold out to corporate-industrial establishment, I get (what else?) Saturday detention. Megan starts a campaign to serve local foods in the lunchroom (oh, and can we please maybe get rid of the soda machines?) and the local newspaper does a write-up about her.She's like me, only not. Not like me at all. She's the golden girl and I'm...tarnished. So forgive me if I hate her a little.”

Tags : Discrimnation Double Standards Golden Girl Popularity School
Author : Katie Alender
Source : Bad Girls Don't Die

127. “JFK had a way of grabbing grandeur from mishap.”

Tags : Loyalty Popularity
Source : 1960--LBJ vs. JFK vs. Nixon: The Epic Campaign That Forged Three Presidencies

128. “Popularity is teenage heroin.”

Tags : Aliens Death Gravity Love Popularity Teens Ya
Source : We Are the Ants

129. “We aren't just defined by who we are, but by who are friends are. It's funny that we put so much importance on something that wont mean shit once we graduate.”

Tags : Aliens Death Friendship Love Popularity Teens Ya

130. “Some people were simply created with the right genes and the proper social skills, I figured. They ended up at a lunch table with a group of good-looking individuals, like them, who did what all good-looking individuals managed: making the rest of us feel both envious of them and sad for ourselves, intentional or not. They had activities outside of school and followers online—people of social necessity who sat at home on Friday nights and 'liked' popular posts in hopes that they, too, might one day be as attractive and personable.”

Tags : High School Popularity Social Media Teen Teenagers Teens Young Adult
Source : To Hear The Ocean Sigh

131. “Even though people may be well known, they hold in their hearts the emotions of a simple person for the moments that are the most important of those we know on earth: birth, marriage and death.”

Tags : Emotions Hearts Popularity

132. “Many people seek popularity and want everyone to know their name. It’s not important for everyone to know your name, it’s important that some of the people you know don’t forget your name.”

Tags : Frame Friends Life People Popularity
Author : Ron Baratono

133. “You get caught in being something, being cool or special or whatever, to the point where you don’t even know why you need it; you just think you do”

Tags : Goal Identity John Green Life Popularity Purpose
Author : John Green
Source : An Abundance of Katherines

134. “The political nature of man made it highly unlikely that a society designed to meet regularly would remain peaceable. "The way to make friends quarrel is to pit them in disputation under the public eye," Jefferson said.”

Tags : Compromise Influence Popularity
Author : Jon Meacham
Source : Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

135. “Honor is due to God and to persons of great excellence as a sign of attestation of excellence already existing; not that honor makes them excellent.”

Tags : Fame Popularity Reputation
Source : Summa Theologica, 5 Vols

136. “For the ancient Greeks, who lacked our social media, the only way to achieve mass duplication of the details of one's life in the apprehension of others was to do something wondrously worth the telling. Our wondrous technologies might just save us all the personal bother. Kleos is a tweak away.”

Tags : Fame Popularity Reputation Social Media
Source : Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away

137. “Girls like you can't understand," Julia said, and it was true. Ellie had been popular. She didn't know that some hurts were like a once-broken bone. In the right weather, they could ache for a lifetime.”

Tags : Hurt Life Popularity
Source : Magic Hour

138. “Yoh: Being popular with guys isn't something you can just stitch together!Haruna: What?! I Can't?!Yoh: OF COURSE NOT!Yoh: Mixing coke, tea and orange juice would taste nasty, right?! That's exactly what you're doing!”

Tags : High School Debut Humor Kazune Kawahara Popularity Yoh
Source : High School Debut, Vol. 01

139. “Evil is more famous than goodness.”

Tags : Popularity
Author : Toba Beta
Source : Master of Stupidity

140. “If I'm a lousy writer, then an awful lot of people have lousy taste.”

Tags : Popularity Taste

141. “If God in all of His infinite power and love were real to us, the opinions of men, either for or against us, and the honor or dishonor they may bestow would shrink into nothingness in comparison.”

Tags : Humanity Popularity
Author : Dave Hunt
Source : An Urgent Call To A Serious Faith

142. “But there was another class of people, the real people. To this class they all belonged, and in it the great thing was to be elegant, generous, plucky, gay, to abandon oneself without a blush to every passion, and to laugh at everything else.”

Tags : Humor Popularity Russia Society
Author : Leo Tolstoy

143. “Constance: Tell me, what happened to William's little maid? I never saw her again after that dinner.Mary Maceachran: Elsie? -- She's gone.Constance: Oh, it's a pity, really. I thought it was a good idea to have someone in the house who is actually sorry he's dead.”

Tags : Crime Humor Murder Pity Popularity
Source : Gosford Park: The Shooting Script

144. “A sunshine can bring opportunities for a person's life and you should never be disappointed if it shines on you because if you disregard it, you will miss the moment of great luck.”

Tags : Inspirational Popularity Responsibility Success
Author : Saaif Alam

145. “If the artist reflects only his own culture, then his works will die with that culture. But if his works reflect the eternal and universal, they will revive.”

Tags : Art Popularity Remember Universal
Source : Walking on Water: Reflections on Faith and Art

146. “Real men do not work for fame. That is what I think. Popularity is just a piece of crap. I prefer a private life.”

Tags : Fame Life Popularity Real Writer
Source : Bits of Heaven

147. “From being the unknown face in the audience to face the audience, it takes time.”

Tags : Famous Popularity
Author : Aagam Shah

148. “William McKinley was a man made to be managed.”

Tags : Leadership Manipulation Popularity
Source : The Proud Tower: A Portrait of the World Before the War, 1890-1914

149. “Chronicling future appeasing Prime Minister Joseph Chamberlain's rise to Parliament from first-generation commercial interests rather than the aristocracy, the author diagnoses even then that he had no center outside himself.”

Tags : Emotion Heritage Materialism Perspective Popularity
Source : The Proud Tower: A Portrait of the World Before the War, 1890-1914

150. “Richard Nixon coveted, to the point of obsession, a controversy-free, stage-managed coronation.”

Tags : Approval Leadership Popularity
Source : 1960--LBJ vs. JFK vs. Nixon: The Epic Campaign That Forged Three Presidencies

151. “Gen. de Gaulle is only concerned about history, and no jury can dictate the judgment of history." Georges Pompidou”

Tags : Distraction Heritage Leadership Legacy Perspective Popularity
Source : 1968: The Year That Rocked the World

152. “The stories that grow up around a king are strong vines with a fierce grip.”

Tags : Authenticity Gossip Leadership Legend Popularity Repetitions
Source : The Secret Chord

153. “It may be that the voice of the people is the voice of God 51 times out of 100. But the remaining 49 times, it is the voice of the devil, or worse, the voice of a fool. Theodore Roosevelt”

Tags : Culture Discernment Popularity
Author : H.W. Brands
Source : American Colossus: The Triumph of Capitalism, 1865-1900

154. “Cities force growth and make men talkative and entertaining, but they make them artificial. Ralph Waldo Emerson”

Tags : Civilization Culture Internet Popularity Social Media Technology
Author : H.W. Brands
Source : American Colossus: The Triumph of Capitalism, 1865-1900

155. “This isn't about your reputation. Our job right now is to make sure that there to ARE future historians.”

Tags : Legacy Popularity Statesmanship
Source : Back Channel

156. “Jon, Julie, and the others in the elite course, who had been devastated to miss Falling Out of Trees with Jace Herondale 101, all stared over as if ready to leap up and save Jace from the bad company he’d fallen into, carry him away in a litter made of chocolate and roses, and bear his children.”

Tags : Jace Herondale Popularity
Source : The Whitechapel Fiend

157. “Most of social media is simply a popularity contest. Well, I'm not here for the competition; I have important business and words of depth to change the course. So, while you follow the path of the ignorant, the rest of us will celebrate truth and the higher path.”

Tags : Ignorance Life Popularity Quote Social Media
Author : Dara Reidyr

158. “When a child sees herself through the prism of her peer group, the resulting self image can be distorted.”

Tags : Approval Peer Pressure Popularity
Source : The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth: Popularity, Quirk Theory and Why Outsiders Thrive After High School

159. “When a president's popularity grows, the he is doing wrong things.”

Tags : Debasish Debasish Mridha Doing Wrong Mridha Philosophy Popularity Popularity Grows President

160. “Social standing does not necessarily translate to social acceptance.”

Tags : Image Leadership Popularity
Source : The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth: Popularity, Quirk Theory and Why Outsiders Thrive After High School

161. “I represent the public, not public opinion.”

Tags : Leadership Popularity

162. “I began to wonder if what we were doing it evangelical circles had more to do with redeeming ourselves to culture than it did with showing Jesus to a hurting world, a world literally filled with outcasts.”

Tags : Evangelism Popularity Relevance Trendiness
Author : Donald Miller
Source : Searching for God Knows What

163. “she had no fear of the spotlight, only of the places it did not reach.”

Tags : Impression Introspection Popularity
Source : The Powers That Be

164. “Quality is what is popular a hundred years later.”

Tags : Popularity Quality
Author : Marty Rubin

165. “(John) Adams acknowledged that he had made himself obnoxious to many of his colleagues, who regarded him as a one-man bonfire of the vanities. This never troubled Adams, who in his more contrarian moods claimed that his unpopularity provided clinching evidence that his position was principled, because it was obvious that he was not courting popular opinion. His alienation, therefore, was a measure of his integrity.”

Tags : Leadership Political Theater Popularity
Source : Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence

166. “Students didn't much like those who verbally or physically beat the crap out of them. But when researchers began measuring aggression alongside perceived popularity, they found an undeniably strong link. Recent studies conclude that aggressive behaviors are now often associated with high social status. Psychologists no longer view aggression as a last-resort tactic of social misfits. Now they see aggression as a means toward social success. (This does not, however, mean it is admired.)”

Tags : Fear Influence Popularity Power
Source : The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth: Popularity, Quirk Theory and Why Outsiders Thrive After High School

167. “Pizza tastes better than broccoli and opinion tastes better than news.”

Tags : Diet Media Popularity
Author : Clay Johnson

168. “My name had become a brand. (I have mixed emotions about that part of our (Christian media) industry, for sure.)”

Tags : Marketing Popularity
Author : Jeremy Camp
Source : I Still Believe

169. “He was perceived to be intellectually promiscuous, a little too eager to please all groups.”

Tags : Consistency Discipleship Integrity Popularity
Source : The Powers That Be

170. “We the people have more power than we know, and we must learn to use it judiciously.”

Tags : Culture Influence Popularity Revolution
Author : Jeff Jarvis
Source : What Would Google Do?

171. “Real popularity is taking the time to love others, reaching out, and never being afraid to be the first one dancing. REMEMBER THE GIRL IN PEARLS.”

Tags : Inspirational Kindness Life Loving Others Popularity Teenage Wisdom

172. “Do not exchange your dignity for popularity.”

Tags : Dignity Popularity

173. “Broadly put, philosophers think: politicians maneuver. Jefferson's genius was that he was both and could do both, often simultaneously. Such is the art of power.”

Tags : Intellectualism Leadership Politics Popularity
Author : Jon Meacham
Source : Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

174. “Popular kids are just a powerful union of needy, insecure losers.”

Tags : High School Humor Popularity
Author : Jay Bell
Source : Something Like Winter

175. “A few caring kind quality friends are worth more than any amount of shallow popularity.”

Tags : Friend Friendship Popularity

176. “Controversy precedes Popularity. If you're scared of becoming controversial, you won't see your sun of popularity rise.”

Tags : Controversy Popularity
Source : The 9 Cardinal Building Blocks: For Continued Success in Leadership

177. “To the untrained eye, Ben had nothing, at least by the bizarre rules that governed high school. But really, Ben was one of the few who wasn't pretending, one of the few who was free.”

Tags : High School Individuality Popularity
Author : Jay Bell
Source : Something Like Winter

178. “Facebook page likes don't read books.”

Tags : Popularity Social Media Success
Author : N.M. Silber

179. “If you sell, say, two thousand copies, it is the same thing as if you had sold nothing at all because two thousand is too vast—I mean, for the imagination to grasp. While thirty-seven people—perhaps thirty-seven are too many, perhaps seventeen would have been better or even seven—but still thirty-seven are still within the scope of one's imagination.”

Tags : Books Imagination Numbers Popularity Readers

180. “The populace think that your rejection of popular standards is a rejection of all standard, and mere antinomianism; and the bold sensualist will use the name of philosophy to gild his crimes. But the law of consciousness abides.”

Tags : Consciousness Popularity Rejection Self Reliance Standards

181. “The repentance we are called to is about choosing one audience over another.”

Tags : Discipleship Influence Popularity Theology
Author : Donald Miller
Source : Searching for God Knows What

182. “Do not be a "go along, get along" person when it comes to the suffering of others. Integrity is not a popularity contest. Stand for love!”

Tags : Integrity Love Popularity Suffering
Author : Bryant McGill
Source : Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

183. “There is usually a moment in the life of a new president when he begins to see himself not as an aspirant desperate to win but as a statesman above the squalor and sweat of actual vote getting. Rising men do not like to be reminded of the smell of the stables; dignitaries dislike recollections of the dust through which they have come.”

Tags : Leadership Politics Popularity Statesmanship
Author : Jon Meacham
Source : Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

184. “Being popular comes when you have everything. But to be liked, it means that you must be treating people with respect and you must be showing kindness toward them.”

Tags : Kindness Monarchy Popularity Respect Responsibility

185. “The Jesus Movement had survived the fad phase and was settling down for the long haul.”

Tags : Discipleship Maturity Perseverance Popularity
Source : God's Forever Family: The Jesus People Movement in America

186. “So many people hate me and love me for the exact same reasons. This is all the proof I need that my opinion about myself is the only opinion I should ever care about.”

Tags : Authenticity Fame Love And Hate Opinions Of Others Popularity
Author : Dan Pearce
Source : Single Dad Laughing

187. “A popular man arouses the jealousy of the powerful.”

Tags : Jealousy Popularity
Author : Frank Herbert
Source : Dune

188. “You want to be popular? It’s easy to do. Just be a total weirdo and love yourself for it.”

Tags : Authenticity Popularity Self Love Weirdness
Author : Dan Pearce
Source : Single Dad Laughing

189. “Americans talked about voters the same way Russians talked about Stalin. They had to be obeyed.”

Tags : Democracy Leadership Popularity Statesmanship
Author : Ken Follett
Source : Winter of the World

190. “You have fun at the cool kids table. I prefer my spot over here with the real people.”

Tags : Being Real Popularity
Author : Dan Pearce
Source : Single Dad Laughing

191. “Dr. Lister, who treated the wounded Pres. Garfield, had been so stung by the medical establishment's reaction to his embrace of African-American doctors that he, in response, refused to do part from the status quo enough to considering using antiseptic techniques.”

Tags : Human Opinion Popularity Prejudice
Source : Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President

192. “It's the latest popular song," declared the phonograph, speaking in a sulky tone of voice."A popular song?""Yes. One that the feeble-minded can remember the words of and those ignorant of music can whistle or sing. That makes a popular song popular, and the time is coming when it will take the place of all other songs.”

Tags : Music Popular Songs Popularity Songs
Author : L. Frank Baum
Source : The Patchwork Girl of Oz

193. “He counts votes before he decides what to have for breakfast.”

Tags : Convictions Popularity
Author : John Grisham
Source : The Confession

194. “It was a lot more fun to get famous than to be famous.”

Tags : Celebrity Fame Humility Popularity Solitude
Author : Bill Bryson
Source : One Summer: America, 1927

195. “You’d be hard-pressed to find an old person who would trade in a true friend for any amount of popularity or fame. You'd also be hard-pressed to find a young person who wouldn't.”

Tags : Best Friends Fame Friends Friendship Popularity
Author : Dan Pearce
Source : Single Dad Laughing

196. “When I was a teen, I liked to hang out around popular girls, I thought they had some magic, secrets that only they knew and I wanted to learn it... Though pretty soon I realized... popular girls were just like spam... they promised a lot, but only thing they had and could use were their well-built bodies and ability to apply make-up here and there. Mostly they were deceptive and had no senses... they had no idea about friendship, kindness and beauty as it is. Friendship for them was not something more than poor relations, sort of like in "God Father". Love for them was not something bigger than sex. Kindness for them was to have a kitty or a dog (which was already very rare case)... And beauty for them was... well, you can imagine. Concentrated selfishness”

Tags : Betrayal Friendship Magic Popularity Secrets Teenagers
Author : Galina Nelson

197. “A lot of people don't like me. I take that as evidence that I have done something beautifully different or something extraordinary.”

Tags : Being Extraordinary Confidence Enemies Live Well Lived Popularity
Author : Dan Pearce
Source : Single Dad Laughing

198. “Alles Populäre ist falsch.”

Tags : Inspiration Popularity
Author : Oscar Wilde

199. “I don't believe that anyone who is a legitimately interesting person can be popular as a teenager," Mel went on. "Or ever, maybe. Popularity rewards the uninteresting.”

Tags : Popularity
Author : Leila Sales
Source : This Song Will Save Your Life

200. “Don't be special." That's what I would say to my younger self if I could pinpoint the moment when I went astray. But there was no one moment. I was always astray”

Tags : Awkward High School Popularity
Author : Leila Sales
Source : This Song Will Save Your Life