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The most popular labor-saving device is still money. ...
by Phyllis George

The most popular labor-saving device is still money.
- Phyllis George

Life is what you make it: If you snooze,
you lose; and if you snore, you lose more.
- Phyllis George

There's a fine line between being sweet and innocent and being a tough broad.
- Phyllis George

Crafts make us feel rooted, give us a sense of belonging
and connect us with our history.
Our ancestors used to create these crafts out of necessity,
and now we do them for fun, to make money and to express ourselves.
- Phyllis George

 

Everything popular is wrong.
- Oscar Wilde

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

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.

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

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

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

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

I will never work merely to make a reputation for myself,
to be popular for appearances rather than for what I am.
My task is to lead my country through service.
- King Hussein I

The left has lost touch with popular opinion,
thereby making it possible for the right to present
itself as the party of common sense.
- Christopher Lasch

When a popular phenomenon reaches the cover of 'Time,'
it is already out of fashion.
- Richard Holloway

Require...
electoral votes to be allocated in proportion to the popular votes.
- Robert A. Dahl

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.
- Margaret Chase Smith

The popular song is America's greatest ambassador.
- Sammy Cahn

Jazz really does try to include everything.
It's always been popular music.
But the wonderful thing about jazz is its willingness to take chances.
- Madeleine Peyroux

I felt a responsibility to present a viable alternative
to the popular electric sound.
- Ron Carter

We do nods to Charlie's Angels and Mission Impossible
because they are popular with our fan base.
- Keenen Ivory Wayans

In America, educators punish those who actually think for themselves.
There is only acceptance for popular opinion.
- Bryant H. McGill

The way I see it, all the popular singers are strippers.
- Juliana Hatfield

I often talked to Bing Crosby, and while I liked him,
I never understood why he was so popular.
To me his voice was just a gimmick.
- Hedy Lamarr

In some ways that fight gave me more respect around
the world and helped me be even more popular because
so many people felt my pain and saw that I was robbed.
- Marvin Hagler

My children have become popular, and they show a tremendous love for the public.
They're professionals.
- Julio Iglesias

O, popular applause!
what heart of man is proof against thy sweet,
seducing charms?
- William Cowper

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

I was 25 and the most popular celebrity in the world,
with the possible exception of my friend Mary Pickford.
- Gloria Swanson

My boyhood life in New York City has impressed me with
the popular ignorance and also with the great need
of something better than local lore and weather proverbs.
- Cleveland Abbe

You may not be aware of a recent survey that showed
that if the First Amendment were put to a popular vote today,
it would fail by a 60% to 40% vote.
- James E. Rogers

A good listener is not only popular everywhere,
but after a while, he knows something.
- Wilson Mizner

I think one of the reasons I'm popular again is because I'm wearing a tie.
You have to be different.
- Tony Bennett

I feel more influenced in my own work by dreams than
I do by other writers' works in a way.
Or by popular culture, movies - what else is there
to write about than love and loss?
- Alice Hoffman

Presidents are elected not by direct popular vote but
by 538 members of the Electoral College.
- Thomas E. Mann

To become a popular religion, it is only necessary
for a superstition to enslave a philosophy.
- William Ralph Inge

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

While he was president, it was popular to be a Nixon hater.
- Earl Butz

Darling: the popular form of address used in speaking
to a member of the opposite sex whose name you cannot at the moment remember.
- Oliver Herford

Popular music sucks so bad right now.
- Kristin Hersh

With what's happened in the world the last three years,
it's easier to see why it's become popular again to
diminish and revile Arabs and Muslims in American popular culture.
- Tony Shalhoub

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

Whiskey is by far the most popular of all remedies that won't cure a cold.
- Jerry Vale

Under popular culture's obsession with a naive inclusion,
everything is O.K.
- Stanley Crouch

Jazz is not the popular culture.
Jazz is in the same position in our culture as classical music.
A very small minority of people really love it.
- John Corigliano

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

Snowboarding is an activity that is very popular with
people who do not feel that regular skiing is lethal enough.
- Dave Barry

The thriller is the most popular literary genre of the 20th century.
- Ken Follett

As long as mixed grills and combination salads are popular,
anthologies will undoubtedly continue in favor.
- Elizabeth Janeway

As the class struggle sharpens in the U.S.
Marxism will come into its own as a great popular study.
- C. L. R. James

The Thin Man was a good break, because it was highly popular.
I played a gigolo in it.
- Cesar Romero

History is malleable.
A new cache of diaries can shed new light,
and archeological evidence can challenge our popular assumptions.
- Ken Burns

I met some friends in the end of 10th,
beginning of 11th, who were in the popular group so
I finished off high school in that group and got to see both sides.
- Shane West

Contrary to popular opinion, the hustle is not a new dance step -
it is an old business procedure.
- Fran Lebowitz

Golf is so popular simply because it is the best game
in the world at which to be bad.
- A. A. Milne

I'm somebody who's really contributed to culture.
Popular culture.
- Steve Guttenberg

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

My introduction to track racing was through the background
of cross country running,
which is not a sport perhaps as popular in America as it is in England.
- Roger Bannister

Teen pop will never die as long as there are teens and popular music.
It just takes a different head.
- Justin Timberlake

A few words of Hindi appear here or there,
but it's all Urdu.
I feel that if the popular culture, which is what Hindi films are,
uses Urdu, it's not going to diminish.
- Ismail Merchant

I've been able to do things that allow me to hold my
head up and still be popular.
- Sam Waterston

George W. Bush broke a mold four years ago: Even though
he lost the popular vote,
he governed as if he had won by acclamation.
- Tony Snow

Because the show is popular, people do recognize us on the streets.
- Ted Allen

It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest
complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.
- Edmund Burke

Jerry and I hoped that it would be a popular bestseller.
- Tim LaHaye

In the Rodgers and Hammerstein generation,
popular hits came out of shows and movies.
- Stephen Sondheim

Blues music is becoming more and more popular than it ever was.
I'm always meeting people on the road that are really young,
and are guitar players.
male and female.
- Mick Taylor

The business of being a popular entertainer in England is just too hard.
- Andrew Eldritch

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

Love.
It isn't very popular in technical circles to say a
lot of mushy stuff about love,
but frankly it's a very very important part of what
holds our project together.
- Jimmy Wales

Once you decide that it is the art that is important
and not how popular and well received you are,
you no longer have an albatross.
- Stephen Stills


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