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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Adrian Edmondson
    Adrian Edmondson
    British actor 1957-
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    I don't claim that our TV comedies are highbrow in anyway, but I think there's a basis to them, and that's why they're more popular than other TV comedies. There's a basis of truth in them, a gut feeling.
  • Bonnie Langford
    Bonnie Langford
    English actress, dancer and singer 1964-
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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
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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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
    American actor, writer and director 1958-
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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.
  • Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    Spanish novelist 1964-2020
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    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)
  • 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.
  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
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    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.
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