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Richard Holloway Quotes and Sayings

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

Simplicity, clarity, singleness: These are the attributes
that give our lives power and vividness and joy as
they are also the marks of great art.
They seem to be the purpose of God for his whole creation.
- Richard Holloway

God is waiting eagerly to respond with new strength
to each little act of self-control,
small disciplines of prayer, feeble searching after him.
And his children shall be filled if they will only
hunger and thirst after what he offers.
- Richard Holloway

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.

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

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

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

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

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

Compassion is not a popular virtue.
- Karen Armstrong

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

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

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

I could tell it was a popular move as a writer to walk
down the bass lines while you were writing a song.
- Gavin DeGraw

I was definitely surprised when Talk Radio took off as a play.
As a film it has become somewhere between a popular thing and a cult thing.
- Eric Bogosian

To the average mind popular music would mean compositions
vulgarly conceived and commonplace in their treatment.
That is absolutely false.
- John Philip Sousa

We just kind of did our own thing and got made fun of by the popular kids.
It was kind of like a badge of honor to be an outcast.
- Mark Hoppus

I did Our Daily Bread for King and that made me popular in the Soviet Union;
King was amused by that.
- Karen Morley

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

Contrary to popular belief, Americans don't hate advertising.
- Roy H. Williams

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

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

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

The Pentagon still has not given a name to the Iraqi war.
Somehow 'Operation Re-elect Bush' doesn't seem to be popular.
- Jay Leno

I really see low-fare carriers, quality low-fare carriers anyway,
continuing to become more and more popular.
- David Neeleman

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

I don't know if I'm a heartthrob or if I want to be one!
I heard that I get the most fan mail.
It's very flattering, and lovely to be popular with the public.
- Christopher Parker

Popular music sucks so bad right now.
- Kristin Hersh

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

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

But the myth of violent solutions as the ultimate solutions
maintains itself in much of popular media.
- Stanley Crouch

There's no difference in a lot of people's minds between
good musicians and popular musicians.
- Dweezil Zappa

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

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

I could never have imagined that firing 67 people on
national television would actually make me more popular,
especially with the younger generation.
- Donald Trump

I wasn't the most popular girl in school by any means.
- Cindy Crawford

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

Whatever is popular deserves attention.
- James Mackintosh

My clothes are very popular in Japan.
- Vivienne Westwood

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

Until a few years ago, the topics in my Ph.D.
were unfashionable, but they are very popular today.
- Benoit Mandelbrot

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

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

Are right and wrong convertible terms,
dependant upon popular opinion?
- William Lloyd Garrison

That knowledge which is popular is not scientific.
- Maria Mitchell

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

I am clearly more popular than Reagan.
I am in my third term.
Where's Reagan? Gone after two!
Defeated by George Bush and Michael Dukakis no less.
- Marion Berry

The character and fight against fascism moved centre stage when,
in 1936, Franco attempted to overthrow by force the
Popular Front Government of Republican Spain.
- Bill Alexander

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

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

Employer contribution pension plans have become increasingly
popular throughout the past two decades.
- Ron Lewis

I was the editor of the school newspaper and in drama club and choir,
so I was not a popular girl in the traditional sense,
but I think I was known for being relatively scathing.
- Tina Fey

The popular idea that a child forgets easily is not an accurate one.
Many people go right through life in the grip of an
idea which has been impressed on them in very tender years.
- Agatha Christie

Commercial music, for the most part,
is popular music and you always have to keep that in mind.
- Kenneth Edmonds

In every age there has been a stream of popular opinion
that has carried all before it,
and given a family character, as it were,
to the century.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

If you have a success you have it for the wrong reasons.
If you become popular it is always because of the worst aspects of your work.
- Ernest Hemingway

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

Characteristics of a popular politician:
a horrible voice,
bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.
- Aristophanes

If your only objective is to be popular,
you're going to be popular but you will be known as
the Prime Minister who achieved nothing.
- Brian Mulroney

We are living in a time when American popular music
is finally being recognized as one of our most successful exports.
The demand is huge.
- Billy Joel

The courage in journalism is sticking up for the unpopular,
not the popular.
- Geraldo Rivera

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

Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink.
I needn't argue with that; I'm right and I will be proved right.
We're more popular than Jesus now;
I don't know which will go first - rock and roll or Christianity.
- John Lennon

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

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

When the movie was done, Number Five was crated up.
Eric took him over to Germany; displayed him over there
because Germans really liked this movie.
It was very popular with them.
- John Badham

True popular ballads are the spontaneous products of nature.
- Francis James Child

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


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