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Bullfights are hugely popular because you can sit comfortably
by Albert Brooks

Bullfights are hugely popular because you can sit comfortably
with a hot dog and possibly watch a man die.
It won't be me, but I can sit comfortably and watch it.
- Albert Brooks

I come from the place where I am thinking 'I have put my blood on the pages.'
- Albert Brooks

I was in Kashmir last weekend.
Went to visit one of my sweaters.
- Albert Brooks

I'm not interesting enough on my own that you'd want to see a film about me.
- Albert Brooks

 

It's better to be known by six people for something
you're proud of than by 60 million for something you're not.
- Albert Brooks

Even if you didn't see the movie, you'd see two words
you'd never seen put together before -
comedy and Muslim.
Comedy is friendly - it's the least offensive word in our language.
- Albert Brooks

If we had 3 million exhibitionists and only one voyeur,
nobody could make any money.
- Albert Brooks

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When I die, if the word 'thong' appears in the first
or second sentence of my obituary,
I've screwed up.
- Albert Brooks

I'd still like to see 'Survivor' minus the planned show-biz parts.
That would be the purest form of show business -
I want to see someone so hungry that they eat somebody else's foot.
- Albert Brooks

Every country gets the circus it deserves.
Spain gets bullfights.
Italy gets the Catholic Church.
America gets Hollywood.
- Erica Jong

Finding some quiet time in your life,
I think, is hugely important.
- Mariel Hemingway

I've always wanted to work with Blair,
and finally the timing was right.
I have a tremendous amount of respect for him.
I think he's a hugely underrated actor in Hollywood.
- Tyler Perry

I played the best role I've ever seen on TV or film in the last five years.
It was hugely gratifying.
- Sherry Stringfield

Once you get that two-way energy thing going,
everyone benefits hugely.
- James Taylor

I have a great relationship with animals,
and with children.
I get to their level.
I try to see the way a child looks at the world,
it's hugely different.
- Story Musgrave

There is a hugely underserved population out there...
those who are the least capable of paying pay the highest.
- James Cameron

Oddly my name has been no professional help at all!
It seems to have made no difference.
I admire him hugely, both for his benevolence and his
enormous psychological perception.
- Joanna Trollope

South Africa is the most beautiful country I have been to.
Canada is also hugely underrated.
- Honor Blackman

I'm just generally hugely frustrated,
I'm a very, very frustrated man.
I'm just a ball of pent-up frustration.
- Allan Carr

I'm more interested in enjoying my life and looking
after my family than being hugely successful.
- James D'arcy

I am hugely proud to have played for Ireland.
- Kenny Cunningham

Business 2.0 was hugely profitable last year,
and will be profitable this year.
- James Daly

I was hugely relieved to discover there was a purpose
for girls with loud voices.
- Betty Buckley

People desire power.
I don't know why they want it so.
It seems to me it implies a hugely superior intellect
which separates them from most of the populace.
- F. Murray Abraham

I have a great deal of difficulty with those who live
in a hugely prosperous country telling people in the
developing world that they should be deprived of a
critical source of energy.
- Lee R. Raymond

I was really glad to meet Jane Clark because it did give me an insight.
I couldn't imagine what kind of woman she was.
I was hugely impressed by her energy,
straightforward nature and enthusiasm for life.
- Jenny Agutter

With the hugely talented women I've worked with or observed,
it's not a question about temperament or ego;
it's a question about getting it right.
If they've got a reputation for being difficult it's
usually because they just don't suffer fools.
- Glenn Close

In Evita I wasn't really hugely involved with it.
I gave a little bit of help but they needed a bit of
technical help on the movie and so some of my music
people went in at the end of the movie and helped out with it.
- Andrew Lloyd Webber

Space is big.
You just won't believe how vastly, hugely,
mind-bogglingly big it is.
I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the drug store,
but that's just peanuts to space.
- Douglas Adams

We need men and women to sit down and talk to each
other about sex honestly and openly.
That would help us fight Aids so immediately.
But our lack of communication is hugely problematic.
- Emma Thompson

Everything popular is wrong.
- Oscar Wilde

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?
And there comes a time when one must take a position
that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular;
but one must take it BECAUSE it is right.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

No written law has ever been more binding
than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
- Carrie Chapman Catt

Love makes the world go 'round
- an old anonymous proverb,
made popular by the 1958 and 1961 songs

If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?
- Anonymous

After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled,
my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school,
my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise.
- Shirley Jones

We're more popular than Jesus now;
I don't know which will go first, rock 'n' roll or Christianity.
- John Lennon

Home is the most popular, and will be the most enduring
of all earthly establishments.
- Channing Pollock

And we just went with Julie because that name hadn't
been used in any other popular songs at the time.
- Bobby Sherman

We have to say what we believe...
whether it's popular or not.
- Howard Dean

That is what leadership is all about:
staking your ground ahead of where opinion is and convincing people,
not simply following the popular opinion of the moment.
- Doris Kearns Goodwin

Heroes are created by popular demand,
sometimes out of the scantiest materials,
or none at all.
- Gerald W. Johnson

Popular opinions, on subjects not palpable to sense,
are often true, but seldom or never the whole truth.
- John Stuart Mill

Extraordinary measures were required and I realize
that not all of these steps were popular.
- Tom McCall

Resolutions are popular because everyone feels they
could use a little improvement.
- Marilu Henner

But as far as being popular, yeah, I think Dave Barry is really funny.
- Jonathan Franzen

Even though we now have the half-century-old new Constitution,
there is a popular sentiment of support for the old
one that lives on in reality in some quarters.
- Kenzaburo Oe

I attend surprisingly few shows.
The type of theater that is popular today just doesn't appeal to me.
- Ethel Merman

Religion is not a popular error; it is a great instinctive truth,
sensed by the people, expressed by the people.
- Ernest Renan

Kings govern by popular assemblies only when they cannot do without them.
- Charles James Fox

Democracy may mean something more than a theoretically
absolute popular government,
but it assuredly cannot mean anything less.
- Herbert Croly

I knew she was from Australia and I knew that is where
she started but I didn't know if she was still popular there.
I hope people understand we aren't making fun of Kylie.
- Wayne Coyne

Having a set, popular formula does inhibit you.
- George Shearing

Historically, the judicial branch has often been the
sole protector of the rights of minority groups against
the will of the popular majority.
- Diane Watson

Great things are not accomplished by those who yield
to trends and fads and popular opinion.
- Jack Kerouac

The popular will cannot be taken for granted,
it must be created.
- Herbert Croly

The concept that an artist would be revered by popular
culture is an immediate dismissal of his relevance as an artist.
- Thomas Kinkade

I had a great deal of pressure to move to LA after
Romancing the Stone came out and I'd become very popular.
But people came to me anyway.
- Kathleen Turner

Popular art is the dream of society;
it does not examine itself.
- Margaret Atwood

Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education,
without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
- James A. Garfield

I am already so popular that anyone who vilifies me
becomes more popular than I am.
- Karl Kraus

Had Calhoun been advised by me, he would have been
the most popular man in the United States.
- Duff Green

I think the difference between El Salvador and Nicaragua
is that in Nicaragua you had a popular insurrection,
and in El Salvador you had a revolution.
- Bianca Jagger

You have to make a choice when you start to sing and
decide whether you want to service the music,
and be at the top of your art, or if you want to be a very popular tenor.
- Alfredo Kraus

If Chevy Chase had not been an actor,
he might have been a very popular guy in advertising
or whatever field he would have gone into,
because of his charisma.
- Harold Ramis

Actually I am very glad that people can buy Armani -
even if it's a fake.
I like the fact that I'm so popular around the world.
- Giorgio Armani

And it's not only films, I'm pretty unaware of anything
that's going on in popular culture right now.
- Brad Bird

It's not my job to be popular.
I'm goal-driven; my job is to get results.
- Paddy Ashdown

The absurdist stuff wasn't terribly popular at the time I was doing it.
- Robert Sheckley

Every now and again, the alternative culture is cherished
by the mainstream for what it is,
rather than how it should be, like the mainstream popular music.
- Thurston Moore

I'm interested in youth culture and popular culture.
- Marc Newson


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