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  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    The more things you forbid, the more popular they become.
  • Margaret Mead
    Margaret Mead
    American cultural anthropologist 1901-1978
    Margaret Mead
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    The negative cautions of science are never popular. If the experimentalist would not commit himself, the social philosopher, the preacher, and the pedagogue tried the harder to give a short-cut answer.
  • Bruce Vilanch
    Bruce Vilanch
    American comedy writer, songwriter and actor 1948-
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    The Oscars are about the dynamics of that moment, of that season. It reflects what's been going on in the world every year through the movies. And a lot of times, what's popular at the movies is popular because of what's going on in the world at that moment.
  • Agatha Christie
    Agatha Christie
    British writer 1891-1976
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    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.
  • Carl Clinton Van Doren
    Carl Clinton Van Doren
    American critic and biographer 1885-1950
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    The region west of the Mississippi continued in the popular mind to be a strange land for which the reports of explorers and travellers did the work of fiction, and Cooper's Prairie had few followers.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    The Secret Service once watched for people who fit the popular profile of dangerousness: the lunatic, the loner, the threatener, the hater.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    There are many scapegoats for our sins, but the most popular is providence.
  • Anthony Weiner
    Anthony Weiner
    American politician 1964-
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    There's no doubt about it that Mubarak has been indeed a partner with Israel, but there's also no doubt about something else. Conditions in Egypt were getting worse and worse, and it was almost just a matter of time before the popular uprising started.
  • Dean William R. Inge
    Dean William R. Inge
    Dean of St Paul's, London 1860-1954
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    To become a popular religion, it is only necessary for a superstition to enslave a philosophy.
  • Nathaniel Branden
    Nathaniel Branden
    Canadian–American psychotherapist and writer 1930-2014
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    To preserve an unclouded capacity for the enjoyment of life is an unusual moral and psychological achievement. Contrary to popular belief, it is not the prerogative of mindlessness, but the exact opposite: It is the reward of self-esteem.
  • Bobby Vinton
    Bobby Vinton
    American singer and songwriter 1935-
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    Today, you're either very big or you're playing stadiums or you're not playing anymore. You're either popular where everybody will go to a 20,000 seat arena to see you or they won't go to see you at all.
  • Benoit Mandelbrot
    Benoit Mandelbrot
    Polish-born French and American mathematician and polymath 1924-2010
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    Until a few years ago, the topics in my Ph.D. were unfashionable, but they are very popular today.
  • Billy Joel
    Billy Joel
    American singer-songwriter and pianist 1949-
    Billy Joel
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    We are living in a time when American popular music is finally being recognized as one of our most successful exports. The demand is huge.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
    Susan Sontag
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    We live under continual threat of two equally fearful, but seemingly opposed, destinies: unremitting banality and inconceivable terror. It is fantasy, served out in large rations by the popular arts, which allows most people to cope with these twin specters.
  • Bob Iger
    Bob Iger
    American business executive 1951-
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    We're delighted to be working with Apple to offer fans a new and innovative way to experience our wildly popular shows.
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