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Applause waits on success.
In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people.
Take off your bedroom slippers. Put on your marching shoes,' he said, his voice rising as applause and cheers mounted. 'Shake it off. Stop complainin'. Stop grumblin'. Stop cryin'. We are going to press on. We have work to do.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Applause is a receipt, not a bill.
What good are fans? You can't eat applause for breakfast. You can't sleep with it.
But when women are moved and lend help, when women, who are by nature calm and controlled, give encouragement and applause, when virtuous and knowledgeable women grace the endeavor with their sweet love, then it is invincible.
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
A stand-up comic is judged by every line. Singers get applause at the end of their song no matter how bad they are.
The point is not to take the world's opinion as a guiding star but to go one's way in life and working unerringly, neither depressed by failure nor seduced by applause.
Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause.
The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.
Satirists gain the applause of others through fear, not through love.
Happiness is within. It has nothing to do with how much applause you get or how many people praise you. Happiness comes when you believe that you have done something truly meaningful.
Evil report carries further than any applause.
Nobody kicks on being interrupted if it's by applause.
Any man who makes a speech more than six times a year is bound to repeat himself, not because he has little to say, but because he wants applause and the old stuff gets it.
Cooking for people is an enormously significant expression of generosity and soulfulness, and entertaining is a way to be both generous and creative. You're sharing your life with people. Of course, it's also an expression of your own need for approval and applause. Nothing wrong with that.
Glorious bouquets and storms of applause are the trimmings which every artist naturally enjoys.
O, popular applause! what heart of man is proof against thy sweet, seducing charms?
An affair wants to spill, to share its glory with the world. No act is so private it does not seek applause.
What does it mean when people applaud? Should I give 'em money? Say thank you? Lift my dress? The lack of applause - that I can respond to.
I need the applause.
To the proud, the applause of the world rings in their ears; to the humble, the applause of heaven warms their hearts.
Ezra Taft Benson
There are high spots in all of our lives and most of them have come about through encouragement from someone else. I don't care how great, how famous or successful a man or woman may be, each hungers for applause.
George Matthew Adams
The only principles of public conduct that are worthy of a gentleman or a man are to sacrifice estate, ease, health, and applause, and even life, to the sacred calls of his country.
For 'Iron Man' I had to improv with Robert Downey Jr., which is like going up against LeBron in basketball. At one point he stopped and said, 'Can we give a round of applause to Olivia, because she's rocking it right now.'
To receive applause for works which do not demand all our powers hinders our advance towards a perfecting of our spirit. It usually means that thereafter we stand still.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
People go into politics because they want the affirmation, and they want the applause.
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