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A list of the best popularity quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous popularity quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic popularity quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational popularity quotes from that same writer.

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I have never wished to cater to the crowd; for what I know they do not approve, and what they approve I do not know. Epicurus

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Applause waits on success. Benjamin Franklin

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Popularity? It's glory's small change. Victor Hugo

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Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices, but weigh them. Immanuel Kant

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Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit. William Penn

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Popular opinion is the greatest lie in the world. Thomas Carlyle

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Avoid popularity if you would have peace. Abraham Lincoln

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I would jump down Etna for any public good -- but I hate a mawkish popularity. John Keats

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Popularity is the crown of laurel which the world puts on bad art. Whatever is popular is wrong. Oscar Wilde

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He liked to like people, therefore people liked him. Mark Twain

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Everybody hates me because I'm so universally liked. Peter De Vries

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By common consent of all the nations and all the ages the most valuable thing in this world is the homage of men, whether deserved or undeserved. Mark Twain

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Beware of over-great pleasure in being popular or even beloved. Margaret Fuller

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Popularity is the only insult that has not yet been offered to Mr. Whistler. Oscar Wilde

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The one who pleased everybody died before they were born.

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A few more days, and this essay will follow the Defensio Populi to the dust and silence of the upper shelf... For a month or two it will occupy a few minutes of chat in every drawing-room, and a few columns in every magazine; and it will then be withdrawn, to make room for the forthcoming novelties. Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay

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If you're holding out for universal popularity, I'm afraid you will be in this cabin for a very long time. J. K. Rowling

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He cast off his friends as a huntsman his pack, for he knew when he pleased he could whistle them back. Oliver Goldsmith

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What most people in our culture mean by being lovable is essentially a mixture between being popular and having sex appeal. Erich Fromm

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Anyone who is popular is bound to be disliked.

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Popularity is exhausting. The life of the party almost always winds up in a corner with an overcoat over him. Wilson Mizner

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I've given parties that have made Indian rajahs green with envy. I've had prima donnas break $10, 000 engagements to come to my smallest dinners. When you were still playing button back in Ohio, I entertained on a cruising trip that was so much fun that I had to sink my yacht to make my guests go home.

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To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs. Aldous Huxley