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Isn't it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow?
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.
The more things are forbidden, the more popular they become.
Everything popular is wrong.
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.
Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue with that; I'm right and I will be proved right. We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first - rock and roll or Christianity.
We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first, rock 'n' roll or Christianity.
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.
Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
George Bernard Shaw
The manual for WordStar, the most popular word-processing program, is 400 pages thick. To write a novel, you have to read a novel - one that reads like a mystery to most people. They're not going to learn slash q-z any more than they're going to learn Morse code. That is what Macintosh is all about.
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.
If you have a success you have it for the wrong reasons. If you become popular it is always because of the worst aspects of your work.
If you don't know the blues... there's no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock and roll or any other form of popular music.
What most people in our culture mean by being lovable is essentially a mixture between being popular and having sex appeal.
Me and my dad are the biggest promoters of an estate tax in the US. It's not a popular position.
Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.
It is a rare mind indeed that can render the hitherto non-existent blindingly obvious. The cry 'I could have thought of that' is a very popular and misleading one, for the fact is that they didn't, and a very significant and revealing fact it is too.
Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Expecting something for nothing is the most popular form of hope.
Arnold H. Glasow
A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce, or a tragedy, or perhaps both.
I could never have imagined that firing 67 people on national television would actually make me more popular, especially with the younger generation.
The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.
Margaret Chase Smith
After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled, my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school, my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise.
The popular idea that a child forgets easily is not an accurate one. Many people go right through life in the grip of an idea which has been impressed on them in very tender years.
This Halloween, the most popular mask is the Arnold Schwarzenegger mask. And the best part? With a mouth full of candy you will sound just like him.
Contrary to popular opinion, the hustle is not a new dance step - it is an old business procedure.
A President cannot always be popular.
Harry S. Truman
The lowest form of popular culture - lack of information, misinformation, disinformation, and a contempt for the truth or the reality of most people's lives - has overrun real journalism. Today, ordinary Americans are being stuffed with garbage.
What's right isn't always popular. What's popular isn't always right.
Nothing I do is done by popular demand.
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