Quotes: popular

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  • George Ade
    George Ade
    American humorist, playwright 1866-1944
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    In the city a funeral is just an interruption of traffic; in the country it is a form of popular entertainment.
  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    All great movements are popular movements. They are the volcanic eruptions of human passions and emotions, stirred into activity by the ruthless Goddess of Distress or by the torch of the spoken word cast into the midst of the people.
  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have it's fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
  • Charles James Fox
    Charles James Fox
    British statesman 1749-1806
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    Kings govern by popular assemblies only when they cannot do without them.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    As long as war is regarded as wicked it will always have its fascinations. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
  • Bonnie Langford
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    'Dr Who' is an extraordinary association that I have because I didn't realise until I was in the show quite how worldwide it is and how popular and how dear it is to so many people's hearts.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
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    A criminal becomes a popular figure because he unburdens in no small degree the consciences of his fellow man, for now they know once more where evil is to be found.
  • Bruce Campbell
    Bruce Campbell
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    A cult classic is one that has been fully embraced by an alternative audience, not the popular audience.
  • Wilson Mizner
    Wilson Mizner
    American Author 1876-1933
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    A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he knows something.
  • A modern-day Dickens with a popular voice and a genius for storytelling in any genre, Stephen King has written many wonderful books.
  • Sir Philip Sidney
    Sir Philip Sidney
    British Author, Courtier 1554-1586
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    A popular licence is indeed the many-headed tyrant.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Academic Marxists, with their elitist sense of superiority to popular taste, are the biggest snobs in America.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
  • Babyface
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    Adele ultimately did well in such a large way because she affects everybody, and the way that she writes seems to be popular music, not because of her skin color but because she writes great music, and it's popular in that way.
  • Roland Barthes
    Roland Barthes
    French semiologist 1915-1980
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    All official institutions of language are repeating machines: school, sports, advertising, popular songs, news, all continually repeat the same structure, the same meaning, often the same words: the stereotype is a political fact, the major figure of ideology.
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