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  • Horace Greeley
    Horace Greeley
    American editor 1811-1872
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    Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
    Susan Sontag
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    A large part of the popularity and persuasiveness of psychology comes from its being a sublimated spiritualism: a secular, ostensibly scientific way of affirming the primacy of ''spirit'' over matter.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    Avoid popularity if you would have peace.
  • William Penn
    William Penn
    English religious leader, founder of Pennsylvania 1644-1718
    William Penn
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    Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    But when the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents, in the construction of the state, will be of no service. They will become flatterers instead of legislators, the instruments, not the guides of the people.
    Source: Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790)
  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
    English writer, broadcaster and critic
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    I first got to know Charles in the late seventies when I wrote an article and then a book about him and I think at the time he came across as quite appealing, it was probably the height of his popularity.
  • John Keats
    John Keats
    English poet 1795-1821
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    I would jump down Etna for any public good - but I hate a mawkish popularity.
  • Bette Midler
    Bette Midler
    American singer, songwriter, actress and comedian 1945-
    Bette Midler
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    I wouldn't say I invented tack, but I definitely brought it to its present high popularity.
  • A. N. Wilson
    A. N. Wilson
    English writer and columnist 1950-
    A. N. Wilson
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    In universities and intellectual circles, academics can guarantee themselves popularity - or, which is just as satisfying, unpopularity - by being opinionated rather than by being learned.
  • Bud Grant
    Bud Grant
    American football coach and player 1927-
    Bud Grant
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    Legislators are interested in their pet projects, getting re-elected, and popularity contests.
  • Kin Hubbard
    Kin Hubbard
    American cartoonist, humorist, and journalist 1868–1930
    Kin Hubbard
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    Making a long stay short is a great aid to popularity.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
    Bruce Springsteen
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    No, I always felt that amongst my core fans- because there was a level of popularity that I had in the mid '80s that was sort of a bump on the scale- they fundamentally understood the values that are at work in my work.
  • George W. Bush
    George W. Bush
    American politician 1946-
    George W. Bush
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    One of my proudest moments is I didn't sell my soul for the sake of popularity.
  • Charles Horton Cooley
    Charles Horton Cooley
    American sociologist 1864-1929
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    One of the great reasons for the popularity of strikes is that they give the suppressed self a sense of power. For once the human tool knows itself a man, able to stand up and speak a word or strike a blow.
  • Wilson Mizner
    Wilson Mizner
    American Author 1876-1933
    Wilson Mizner
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    Popularity is exhausting. The life of the party almost always winds up in a corner with an overcoat over him.
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