Popular Quotes

"If you feel you need to amplify your authority by spotlighting...

"If you feel you need to amplify your authority by spotlighting your popularity, instead of sharing your knowledge and authenticity, it might be time for a shift in your messaging." - Loren Weisman
📅︎ Mar 11
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“Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most pop...

“Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media owner, creates no content. And Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate. Something interesting is happening. Vassal, they are. - Mike Wazowski
📅︎ Dec 18
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‘In spite of the cost...

‘In spite of the cost of living, it’s still popular.’ - Kathleen Norris
📅︎ Dec 19
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"Oppression will...

"Oppression will result in popular revolt" - Yeung Kwong
📅︎ Dec 03
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"moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this coun...

"moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this country as irresponsible talk. The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character. " Mary Chase Smith
📅︎ Nov 07
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"A good listener is not only popul...

"A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something." — Wilson Mizner
📅︎ Oct 28
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"Whether it’s money, grades, promotions, popularity, attention, or ju...

"Whether it’s money, grades, promotions, popularity, attention, or just plain material things we want, scientists agree: seeking out external rewards is a sure path to sabotaging our own happiness.” - Jane McGonigal
📅︎ Oct 28
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"There's no right, there's no w...

"There's no right, there's no wrong, there's only popular opinion." - Jeffrey Goines, Twelve Monkeys
📅︎ Sep 29
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“One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of lig...

“One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. The later procedure, however, is disagreeable and therefore not popular.” -Carl Jung
📅︎ Oct 21
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"But if one candidate is the clear victor in the popular vote...

"But if one candidate is the clear victor in the popular vote, while the other clearly wins the Electoral College, reconciliation will be almost unimaginable"- Noah Millman, 3 November 2016.
📅︎ Oct 18
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“The most daring thing is to be yourself and do what yo...

“The most daring thing is to be yourself and do what you want to do at that point in time and not to be worried with what others are doing or what’s popular.” - Wiz Khalifa
📅︎ Sep 11
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“You may not be the prettiest girl I know. Or the most popular. But while...

“You may not be the prettiest girl I know. Or the most popular. But while that may be true, that doesn’t mean that underneath, there isn’t a heart full of love and compassion, waiting to be unlocked by a certain someone.“ -Me
📅︎ Oct 09
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"But denunciatory rhetoric is so much easier and cheaper than go...

"But denunciatory rhetoric is so much easier and cheaper than good works, and proves a popular temptation. Yet is it far better to light the candle than to curse the darkness." -- William L. Watkinson
📅︎ Jun 06
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"Cowardice asks the question 'is it safe?' Expediency asks the q...

"Cowardice asks the question 'is it safe?' Expediency asks the question 'is it politic? Vanity asks the question 'is it popular? But conscience asks the question 'is it right?'" ~ Martin Luther King
📅︎ Feb 16
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"I'm not sure I want popular opinion on my si...

"I'm not sure I want popular opinion on my side -- I've noticed those with the most opinions often have the fewest facts." — Bethania McKenstry
📅︎ Jun 08
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“Do what is right, not what is...

“Do what is right, not what is easy nor what is popular.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
📅︎ May 06
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“Everyone wants people they like to be right, that’s why popular peopl...

“Everyone wants people they like to be right, that’s why popular people are f*cking dumb and why your pretentious, poorly written, high budget friends back there can eat a double decker sh*t sandwich.” - Rick Sanchez
📅︎ Apr 23
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“Fiction does not become fact because it looks good. Fiction does not become fact becaus...

“Fiction does not become fact because it looks good. Fiction does not become fact because you wish it were true. Fiction does not become fact because it has turned into popular opinion. Remember this before reading the news, views, opinions or commentary.” - Loren Weisman
📅︎ Feb 07
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It is better to ...

It is better to be a lonely lion than a popular sheep.
📅︎ Sep 30
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"I cannot be bought, compromised, detoured, lured away, turned back, deluded, or delayed. I ...

"I cannot be bought, compromised, detoured, lured away, turned back, deluded, or delayed. I will not flinch in the face of sacrifice, hesitate in the presence of adversity, negotiate at the table of the enemy, ponder at the pool of popularity, or meander in the maze of mediocrity."
📅︎ Feb 24
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“You do realize that behind many celebrities, politicians and other popular figures tweets, th...

“You do realize that behind many celebrities, politicians and other popular figures tweets, they have PR, publicists, strategists, crisis management teams & others that help pen their posts.” Shared this with a 22 year old that was convinced I was an idiot for saying it. Loren Weisman
📅︎ Feb 05
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Computers in the future m...

Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons. - Popular Mechanics, 1949
📅︎ Feb 19
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“Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s m...

“Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media owner, creates no content. And Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate. Something interesting is happening.” - Tom Goodwin
📅︎ Sep 02
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Ths culutural myth of a bygone 'golden-age' captivates people because popular hist...

Ths culutural myth of a bygone 'golden-age' captivates people because popular history glorifies the ruling class. The immerseration of the common people inevitably vanishes from cultural consiousness. People always imagine they'd be one of the elite...
📅︎ Oct 06
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“I may be inexperienced, but my government perches on a mountain of...

“I may be inexperienced, but my government perches on a mountain of popular votes, while yours is perched on a mountain of corpses.” - President Jaime Roldós of Ecuador, to Salvadoran dictator Napoleón Duarte
📅︎ Oct 23
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Everything ...

Everything popular is wrong. Oscar Wilde
📅︎ Oct 22
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Everything ...

Everything popular is wrong. Oscar Wilde
📅︎ Oct 05
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''Do what is right, not...

''Do what is right, not what is easy nor what is popular.'' -Roy T. Bennett
📅︎ Sep 26
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“Willing seems to me ‘complicated’, something that’s a unity only in name - and it is in a name th...

“Willing seems to me ‘complicated’, something that’s a unity only in name - and it is in a name that popular prejudice lurks, which has mastery over the cautions in thinkers in all ages. Let’s for once be unphilosophical: in ‘willing’ there are many sensations, by habit, we will nothing” - Nietzsche
📅︎ Sep 02
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"Courage breeds creativity; cowardice represses fear and is mastered by it. But, conscience as...

"Courage breeds creativity; cowardice represses fear and is mastered by it. But, conscience asks the question, is it right? And there comes a time when we must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but one must take it because it is right.” - Martin Luther King Jr
📅︎ Dec 03
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"They put their trust in popular bards and take ...

"They put their trust in popular bards and take the mob for their teacher, unaware that most people are bad, and few are good." -Heraclitus of Ephesus
📅︎ Mar 07
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Being popular on Facebook ...

Being popular on Facebook is like sitting at the COOL TABLE at a mental hospital.--ZC
📅︎ Jul 11
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A winner is just a loser who ...

A winner is just a loser who tried one more time - some guy in the “popular” section of reddit
📅︎ May 10
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“A democratic society in its thirst for liberty may fall under the influ...

“A democratic society in its thirst for liberty may fall under the influence of bad leaders. Popular acclaim will attend on the man who tells the people what they want to hear rather than what truly benefits them.” ~ Plato
📅︎ Sep 16
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'Religion is a popul...

'Religion is a popular misunderstanding of poetry.' Joseph Campbell
📅︎ Nov 15
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"A good listener is not only popul...

"A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something." - Wilson Mizner
📅︎ Mar 20
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"young women are the early adopters of...

"young women are the early adopters of popular culture. They’re kind of hit-makers for the rest of society." - Jeremy Liew
📅︎ Nov 09
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"All propaganda has to be popular and has to accom...

"All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach." - Adolf Hitler
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"Peace means having a bigger stick than the o...

"Peace means having a bigger stick than the other guy" -Iron Man, 2008. Does anybody know if this qote is based on another, more popular one?
📅︎ May 16
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True bravery is doi...

True bravery is doing what is right even when it's not popular.
📅︎ Mar 20
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Marriage is popular because it combin...

Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity. George Bernard Shaw
📅︎ Sep 29
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"Men who cherish for wo...

"Men who cherish for women the highest respect are seldom popular with them."
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"Popularity Is the Slutty Lit...

"Popularity Is the Slutty Little Cousin of Prestige" -Edward Norton as Mike Shiner in Birdman
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What is Right is not al...

What is Right is not always popular and what is popular is not always right
📅︎ Mar 27
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"Playing things too saf...

"Playing things too safe is the most popular way to fail..." -- Elliott Smith
📅︎ Jan 12
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Are right and wrong convertib...

Are right and wrong convertible terms, dependant upon popular opinion? William Lloyd Garrison
📅︎ Dec 12
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When a test has no known benefit, even a small risk of harm tips the balance. ...

When a test has no known benefit, even a small risk of harm tips the balance. Contrary to popular belief, a test can hurt.—Rita Redberg, M.D., professor of medicine and cardiologist at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center
📅︎ Jul 05
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"Popularity has and always will be a weak ...

"Popularity has and always will be a weak measure of quality. Being popular and being good are very different things." – Scott Berkun
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"All trouble comes from Earth"—popul...

"All trouble comes from Earth"—popular saying in the early 24th century in Kim Stanley Robinson's compelling "2312"
📅︎ Jun 19
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Great things are not accomplished ...

Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion. ~ Charles Kuralt
📅︎ Sep 18
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