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American editor 1811-1872
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
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.
American statesman 1809-1865
Avoid popularity if you would have peace.
English religious leader, founder of Pennsylvania 1644-1718
Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit.
English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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)
English writer, broadcaster and critic
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.
English poet 1795-1821
I would jump down Etna for any public good - but I hate a mawkish popularity.
American singer, songwriter, actress and comedian 1945-
I wouldn't say I invented tack, but I definitely brought it to its present high popularity.
A. N. Wilson
English writer and columnist 1950-
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.
American football coach and player 1927-
Legislators are interested in their pet projects, getting re-elected, and popularity contests.
American cartoonist, humorist, and journalist 1868–1930
Making a long stay short is a great aid to popularity.
American singer-songwriter 1949-
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
American politician 1946-
One of my proudest moments is I didn't sell my soul for the sake of popularity.
Charles Horton Cooley
American sociologist 1864-1929
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.
American Author 1876-1933
Popularity is exhausting. The life of the party almost always winds up in a corner with an overcoat over him.
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