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Quotes of popularity

  1. There are a lot of bands who claim to be punk and they only play the music, they have no clue what it's all about. It's a lifestyle. It's not about popularity and all that crap. – Billie Joe Armstrong
  2. Some people really trip on success or popularity My friends would talk to me about that, about tripping on all this stuff, but you know what I tripped on? I started buying property. – Roy Ayers
  3. True popularity comes from acts of kindness rather than acts of stupidity. – Bo Bennett
  4. One of my proudest moments is I didn't sell my soul for the sake of popularity – George W. Bush
  5. When people laugh at Mickey Mouse, it's because he's so human; and that is the secret of his popularity – Walt Disney
  6. I think George W. Bush has a warm, engaging personality. But, you know, the presidency is more than just a popularity contest. – Al Gore
  7. The presidency is more than a popularity contest. – Al Gore
  8. The heights of popularity and patriotism are still the beaten road to power and tyranny. – David Hume
  9. I wouldn't overestimate the importance of my popularity in the country and abroad but at the end of the day it's not as important because I believe that my presence here could make some difference and it could encourage people. – Garry Kasparov
  10. Goodness means the highest degree of popularity – Heinrich Mann
  11. Second, the President's popularity has not translated into increased support for the Republican party or for the policies and approaches on domestic policy championed by the President. – Thomas E. Mann
  12. If the people raise a great howl against my barbarity and cruelty, I will answer that war is war, and not popularity seeking. – William Tecumseh Sherman
  13. I don't know one of my friends who is considered a conservative who has not had to go back and thoroughly think through everything. You do a lot of soul -searching- 'cause we are not going to win any popularity contests. – Clarence Thomas
  14. When it comes to the recording and writing, it's still mostly Mickey and I. But now there's this whole live entity that's a whole different thing, and it seems to be where we're gaining the most popularity – Gene Ween

Usage examples for popularity

  1. This broke the ice between them, and when Martina spoke of Orion- her 'great Sesostris'- of the regard and popularity he had enjoyed in Constantinople, and then, with due recognition and sympathy, of his misfortune, Paula felt drawn towards her indeed. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. And this was Lady Mabel Grex, who, on his own first entrance into London life, now not much more than twelve months ago, had seemed to him to stand above all other girls in beauty, charm, and popularity – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  3. But the day that raised his popularity to its height put a term to it. – History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814 by F. A. M. Miguet
  4. This sort of thing would give a good deal of trouble, and would assuredly not add to his popularity – The Bravest of the Brave or, with Peterborough in Spain by G. A. Henty
  5. And he had been once a young prince in popularity the world had been his possession. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. He began this work, and carried it on as a private citizen; and the result was, that, though he died before he had reached the prime of his life, he had won a name and a popularity in all parts of the country, both North and South, that no other private citizen had ever before succeeded in winning. – Stories Of Georgia 1896 by Joel Chandler Harris
  7. Its popularity is no doubt due to the fact that you can get much effect with little knowledge. – The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed
  8. The absurdity of his popularity was felt in his own day. – Afoot in England by W.H. Hudson
  9. Because it's their popularity that does for them. – Love's Usuries by Louis Creswicke
  10. He seemed to take this as a personal compliment to himself; as an evidence of his popularity – A Prince of Good Fellows by Robert Barr
  11. But am I to sacrifice a principle to popularity – The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2) by Frederic G. Kenyon
  12. On the whole the sisters were well received in the hotel, though they were not at an age which commands popularity – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  13. It was a busy youth who could not spare five minutes to chat with an uncle so fortunate, and in less than a couple of weeks Mr. Wragg was astonished at his popularity and the deference accorded to his opinions. – Short Cruises by W.W. Jacobs
  14. " Nobody asked you, sir," exclaimed the old man, who did not seek popularity – The Rector of St. Mark's by Mary J. Holmes
  15. He had not, mainly because of his modest disposition, enjoyed any extraordinary degree of popularity – The Blazed Trail by Stewart Edward White
  16. It is perhaps too late now to begin to read them, but we cannot help wondering whence came his enormous popularity – If I May by A. A. Milne
  17. Her triumphs followed one after the other in rapid succession, and her popularity in all the leading cities in the country- and she would visit none except leading cities- was remarkable. – Famous Prima Donnas by Lewis Clinton Strang
  18. She would make one more attempt to regain her old popularity and reawaken in their cold hearts the love which the people had once displayed to her by their loud acclamations. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  19. At the court he was an object of admiration, and his popularity was constantly on the increase. – The True Citizen, How To Become One by W. F. Markwick, D. D. and W. A. Smith, A. B.
  20. But have any of Mr. Jacobs' books, or any of Dickens', enjoyed greater popularity than fell to Mr. Jerome's Three Men in a Boat? – Personality in Literature by Rolfe Arnold Scott-James