Crowds quotes

  • I guess they have had 16 years when they haven't even been close in an Ashes series but we have found some sections of the crowd to be scathing and harsh. That has not been overly enjoyable. We have seen a pretty ugly side in some supporters.
    -- Adam Gilchrist

    #Years #Ashes #Crowds

  • After a prosperous, but to me very wearisome, voyage, we came at last into port. Immediately on landing I got together my few effects; and, squeezing myself through the crowd, went into the nearest and humblest inn which first met my gaze.
    -- Adelbert von Chamisso

    #Journey #Together #Crowds

  • The only thing you can do to lead a crowd is prove your passion to them.
    -- Afrojack

    #Passion #Crowds #Prove

  • If you use Facebook - as I do - Facebook in all likelihood has a unique digital file of your face, one that can be as accurate as a fingerprint and that can be used to identify you in a photo of a large crowd.
    -- Al Franken

    #Unique #Crowds #Faces

  • We read the weird tales in newspapers to crowd out the even weirder stuff inside us.
    -- Alain de Botton

    #Crowds #Stuff #Newspapers

  • I loathe crowds. I especially dont like cities. A city involves biomass. And biomass gets to me.
    -- Alan Garner

    #Cities #Crowds #Biomass

  • I felt that I had been happy and that I was happy again. For everything to be consummated, for me to feel less alone, I had only to wish that there be a large crowd of spectators the day of my execution and that they greet me with cries of hate.
    -- Albert Camus

    #Hate #Wish #Crowds

  • As centuries of dictators have known, an illiterate crowd is the easiest to rule; since the craft of reading cannot be untaught once it has been acquired, the second-best recourse is to limit its scope.
    -- Alberto Manguel

    #Reading #Crafts #Crowds

  • Those people should not be listened to who keep saying the voice of the people is the voice of God, since the riotousness of the crowd is always very close to madness.
    -- Alcuin

    #Voice #People #Crowds

  • You don't have to go with the crowd.
    -- Alek Wek


  • I wanted to be with the men I admired rather than the Scottish Arts Council crowd, so I spent a lot of time in graveyards. You get less trouble from the dead.
    -- Alexander Stoddart

    #Art #Men #Crowds

  • For a split second they stared at each other. A fleeting, lasting moment. One person noticing another person out of a whole crowd of strangers.
    -- Alexandra Potter

    #Crowds #Splits #Fleeting

  • Women and men in the crowd meet and mingle, Yet with itself every soul standeth single.
    -- Alice Cary

    #Men #Soul #Crowds

  • A lot of comedians, when they have a bad gig, will blame everything but themselves. They'll blame the crowd, or the room was wrong, it had a weird vibe, or the promoter promoted a weird atmosphere.
    -- Allen Carr

    #Atmosphere #Comedian #Crowds

  • The simplest Surrealist act consists of dashing down into the street, pistol in hand, and firing blindly, as fast as you can pull the trigger, into the crowd.
    -- Andre Breton

    #Hands #Pistols #Crowds

  • The purest surrealist act is walking into a crowd with a loaded gun and firing into it randomly
    -- Andre Breton

    #Gun #Crowds #Surrealist

  • The simplest Surrealist act consists of dashing down the street, pistol in hand, and firing blindly, as fast as you can pull the trigger, into the crowd. Anyone who, at least once in his life, has not dreamed of thus putting an end to the petty system of debasement and cretinization in effect has a well-defined place in that crowd with his belly at barrel-level.
    -- Andre Breton

    #Hands #Levels #Crowds

  • Here’s why I find it impossible to be a Republican: any crowd that instantly cheers the execution of 234 individuals is a crowd I want to flee, not join.
    -- Andrew Sullivan

    #Cheer #Crowds #Want

  • I've never felt nervous in front of big crowds and in big stadiums.
    -- Andy Murray

    #Crowds #Nervous #Bigs

  • Dorothy is th cool type of temperament who quite frequently thinks that two is a crowd.
    -- Anita Loos

    #Thinking #Two #Crowds

  • I feel like I'm naked in front of the crowd, 'cause these words are my diary, screaming out loud.
    -- Anna Nalick

    #Naked #Diaries #Crowds

  • I get paid to do the thing I love most, and maybe that makes blending into the crowd impossible sometimes, but I wouldnt trade it for the world.
    -- Anna Paquin

    #World #Crowds #Impossible

  • I will go out of my way to avoid the shopping crowds and the extreme consumerism - I hate all that.
    -- Annie Lennox

    #Hate #Shopping #Crowds

  • The worst time to feel alone is when you're in a crowd.
    -- Anthony Horowitz

    #Crowds #Worst #Feels

  • In every crowd are certain persons who seem just like the rest, yet they bear amazing messages.
    -- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    #Crowds #Messages #Bears

  • Obviously, not everybody who dies becomes a ghost, otherwise those who are psychic would be aware of shouldering through deep crowds of assorted shades every time they moved.
    -- Ariana Franklin

    #Psychics #Would Be #Crowds

  • Never follow the crowd. Go where it's empty.
    -- Arnold Schwarzenegger

    #Crowds #Empty

  • Get away from the crowd when you can. Keep yourself to yourself, if only for a few hours daily.
    -- Arthur Brisbane

    #Solitude #Crowds #Hours

  • The fact that the regions of nature actually covered by known laws are few and fragmentary is concealed by the natural tendency to crowd our experience into those particular regions and to leave the others to themselves. We seek out those parts that are known and familiar and avoid those that are unknown and unfamiliar. This is simply what is called 'Applied Science.'
    -- Arthur David Ritchie

    #Law #Research #Crowds

  • Overcrowding can be corrected only by inducing people not to crowd, and the environment will continue to deteriorate until polluting practices are abandoned.
    -- B. F. Skinner

    #Practice #People #Crowds

  • I've never heard a crowd boo a homer, but I've heard plenty of boos after a strikeout.
    -- Babe Ruth

    #Baseball #Crowds #Strikeouts

  • When LOVE played the still hipper Whisky A Go-Go, further west along Sunset, Arthur Lee claims they 'started the whole hippy thing' in tandem with an in-crowd of freaks led by aging beatnik sculptor Vito Paulekas. It was Vito, Carl Franzoni, Sue, Beatle Bob, Bryan Maclean and me...people would come to Ben Frank's to hang out with us after we played shows.
    -- Barney Hoskyns

    #Sunset #People #Crowds

  • That's lifted the crowd up into the air.
    -- Barry Davies

    #Football #Air #Crowds

  • And Watford acknowledge the support of the crowd, indeed of the crowd that supported them
    -- Barry Davies

    #Soccer #Support #Crowds

  • Cyndi Lauper knows how to work a crowd.
    -- Ben Brantley


  • The crowd is not us. It never is.
    -- Bill Buford


  • I was in NYC during 9/11; it happened on a Tuesday, I was on stage Thursday. It was a small crowd, but it took about 10 days and comedy clubs were packed.
    -- Bill Burr

    #Nyc #Tuesday #Crowds

  • We knew that there was a certain kind of interest in Whale among a genre crowd.
    -- Bill Condon

    #Whales #Crowds #Kind

  • I love to play smaller crowds with the Rhythm Kings.
    -- Bill Wyman

    #Kings #Play #Crowds

  • 4. You hear his voice in a crowd more than any other.
    -- Bisco Hatori

    #Voice #Crowds

  • Chances are, if you are following the crowd, you're following the wrong path.
    -- Bob Proctor

    #Following The Crowd #Crowds #Path

  • 25, 30 years ago, that meant something, they were making some money. And they were doing all sorts of comedy, screaming at the audience, basically crowd control. And then there was the whole urban comedy scene.
    -- Bob Saget

    #Years #Crowds #Urban

  • The politically correct crowd is tolerant of all viewpoints, except those they disagree with.
    -- Bobby Jindal

    #Viewpoints #Crowds #Politically Correct

  • A difficult crowd will always test your true ability.
    -- Boy George

    #Crowds #Tests #Difficult

  • It's not annoying if only a couple of people come up. If a bunch of them crowd around me, it's annoying.
    -- Brian Bonsall

    #Couple #People #Crowds

  • Follow Your Bliss. Not someone else’s idea of your bliss. Not what you think should be your bliss. Not what you think would impress the crowd or appease the family. Your BLISS. What truly gets you giddy.
    -- Brian Johnson

    #Thinking #Ideas #Crowds

  • That's what I liked about hitch-hiking. If a crowd wasn't big enough, I kept walkin.'
    -- Brownie McGhee

    #Hiking #Crowds #Enough

  • In the end, a small section of the crowd, maybe 2,000 to 3,000, turned against me. And that was it. Inside the club they know your best intentions, but the minority shout louder than the rest.
    -- Bryan Robson

    #Technology #Minorities #Crowds

  • I am uncomfortable with heights, I'm scared of the dark and I am scared of big crowds.
    -- Bubba Watson

    #Dark #Crowds #Height

  • Like everyone else, I like to be with a happy crowd.
    -- Buster Keaton


  • The movie I've watched a million times is 'A Face in the Crowd,' directed by Elia Kazan, starring Andy Griffith and Patricia Neal. I first saw this movie, I guess I was in my early 20s. I'd never heard of it, and somebody told me about it, and I watched it and was just completely jaw-droppingly shocked at how current it was.
    -- Callie Khouri

    #Crowds #Faces #Saws

  • I like big crowds. I find it easier to focus.
    -- Camilo Villegas

    #Focus #Crowds #Easier

  • All through the nineties I met people. Crowds of people. Met and met and met, until it seemed that people were born and hastily grew up, just to be met.
    -- Carolyn Wells

    #People #Crowds #Grew Up

  • Good sense travels on the well-worn paths; genius, never. And that is why the crowd, not altogether without reason, is so ready to treat great men as lunatics.
    -- Cesare Lombroso

    #Men #Genius #Crowds

  • Beware of those who seek constant crowds; they are nothing alone.
    -- Charles Bukowski

    #Crowds #Introvert #Constant

  • Wherever the crowd goes run in the other direction. They're always wrong.
    -- Charles Bukowski

    #Running #Crowds

  • The crowd is the gathering place of the weakest; true creation is a solitary act.
    -- Charles Bukowski

    #Gathering #Crowds #Creation

  • The masses are always wrong...Wisdom is doing everything the crowd does not do. All you do is reverse the totality of their learning and you have the heaven they're looking for.
    -- Charles Bukowski

    #Heaven #Crowds #Doe

  • Anything that makes a noise is satisfactory to a crowd.
    -- Charles Dickens

    #Words Of Wisdom #Crowds #Noise

  • Could anything be more indicative of a slight but general insanity than the aspect of the crowd on the streets of Chicago?
    -- Charles Horton Cooley

    #Insanity #Chicago #Crowds

  • The country crowd just has fun.
    -- Charles Kelley

    #Country #Fun #Crowds

  • If the pace and the push, the noise and the crowds are getting to you, it's time to stop the nonsense and find a place of solace to refresh your spirit
    -- Charles R. Swindoll

    #Christian #Pace #Crowds

  • Do not let the endless succession of small things crowd great ideals out of sight and out of mind.
    -- Charlotte Mason

    #Sight #Mind #Crowds

  • It's never a good idea for a celebrity to sign autographs or take pictures if a crowd is gathering.
    -- Chevy Chase

    #Ideas #Gathering #Crowds

  • The worst moment was when I was performing and I was about to sing, but I choked. I had a tickle in my throat and I started coughing, and I couldn't get the words out. It lasted for like thirty seconds, but I got over it, and luckily the crowd didn't seem to care.
    -- Chris Brown

    #Care #Crowds #Moments

  • I can hit Shahid Afridi six sixes in an over but i know when he is going to hit 6 sixes in my over then the response of the crowd is something different. He is among top 5 dangerous players in current Cricket. I place my self at 6
    -- Chris Gayle

    #Player #Self #Crowds

  • I do lots of crowd work in my set, because I enjoy writing material through riffing and conversation.
    -- Chris Hardwick

    #Writing #Crowds #Conversation

  • You don't say, like the Bush crowd, 'I got this guy over here and I don't like him and I'm gonna get him, whether you back me or not.'
    -- Chris Matthews

    #Guy #Literature #Crowds

  • I think anybody in front of a crowd is a comedian.
    -- Chris Rock

    #Thinking #Comedian #Crowds

  • In stand-up you can go either way. It's live. Somebody might say something in the crowd, you might respond to it. But in a movie you could be spontaneous too. But you pretty much have to stick to that story or that scene or that script, but in stand-up you can go wherever you want to. It's more freedom.
    -- Chris Tucker

    #Stories #Crowds #Want

  • Screw normal. You know why? 'Cause if you're normal, the crowd will accept you. But if you're deranged, the crowd will make you their leader.
    -- Christopher Titus

    #Leader #Crowds #Causes

  • Homesickness hits hardest in the middle of a crowd in a large, alien city.
    -- Christos Tsiolkas

    #Cities #Crowds #Aliens

  • The purpose of a headline is to pick out people you can interest. You wish to talk to someone in a crowd. So the first thing you say is, "hey there, Bill Jones" to get the right persons it is in n advertisement
    -- Claude C. Hopkins

    #People #Wish #Crowds

  • The attraction of the virtuoso for the public is very like that of the circus for the crowd. There is always the hope that something dangerous will happen.
    -- Claude Debussy

    #Crowds #Circus #Dangerous

  • Outside of being home with my family, I prefer a crowd.
    -- Clive Owen

    #Home #Crowds #My Family

  • The superior person is in harmony, but does not follow the crowd. The lesser person follows the crowd, but is not in harmony.
    -- Confucius

    #Doe #Crowds #Harmony

  • Society tells me to follow my own truth, but I don't let society tell me what to do. If you need someone to tell you that, chances are you're part of the crowd that will move on to the next fashion that comes around.
    -- Criss Jami

    #Fashion #Moving #Crowds

  • The bigger the game the better. I'm an adrenaline junkie. I feed off big crowds and noise.
    -- Curt Schilling

    #Wrestling #Games #Crowds

  • The U.K. crowds always have a lot of energy, and I've done some milestone shows there that I'm very proud of.
    -- Damian Marley

    #Energy #Done #Crowds

  • You have to learn the crowd. I just pay attention to them so I can make sure I can make them laugh.
    -- Dane Cook

    #Laughing #Attention #Crowds

  • I get very anxious and am scared in crowds and things like that.
    -- Daniel Johns

    #Crowds #Scared #Anxious

  • I don't mind a crowd's not laughing; it's the groans that slow down the show.
    -- Dave Attell

    #Laughing #Mind #Crowds

  • I love hitting the ball, controlling the ball. And yeah, even the roar of the crowd. I enjoy the roar of the crowd probably less than some players and more than some. But I'm not out here to be a celebrity.
    -- David Duval

    #Player #Balls #Crowds

  • Sometimes in the studio movies I've been working in, you'll put a joke in a movie because the crowd loves it - not because I love it.
    -- David Gordon Green

    #Crowds #Sometimes #Jokes

  • I am stronger than words and I am bigger than the box I'm in, and then I see her in the crowd and I fall apart.
    -- David Levithan

    #Fall #Stronger #Crowds

  • Add in the good stuff - eventually it will crowd out the bad stuff.
    -- David Wolfe

    #Add #Crowds #Stuff

  • Never follow the crowd in what you do; the crowd has never produced anything of lasting quality, value or beauty.
    -- Denis Waitley

    #Quality #Crowds #Lasting

  • Under crowded conditions the friendly social interactions between members of a group become reduced, and the destructive and aggressive patterns show a marked rise in frequency and intensity.
    -- Desmond Morris

    #Friendly #Groups #Crowds

  • You stand out in the crowd only because you have these many, many carrying you on their shoulders.
    -- Desmond Tutu

    #Crowds #Standing Out #Shoulders

  • I have a kind of boring personal life, to the paparazzi anyway, and I don't hang with the cool crowd.
    -- Diane Kruger

    #Crowds #Kind #Boring

  • I'm very impressed. All the crowds I've seen are very enthusiastic. It's not the first time every seat hasn't been sold at the Winter Olympics.
    -- Dick Pound

    #Winter #Crowds #Olympics

  • If you improvise a riff and the crowd immediately reacts to it, you know you're on to something.
    -- Dimebag Darrell


  • Many of us spend more time on the C's of life than on the A's of life. Don't allow trivial things to crowd out the important ones.
    -- Douglas Merrill

    #Priorities #Important #Crowds

  • It takes people to move crowds in the right direction, crowds by themselves just stand around and mutter.
    -- Drew Curtis

    #Moving #People #Crowds

  • The 'wisdom of the crowds' is the most ridiculous statement I've heard in my life. Crowds are dumb.
    -- Drew Curtis

    #Dumb #Crowds #Ridiculous

  • No one remembers you for standing in the crowd . But they do remember you for standing out of it.
    -- Eddie Harris

    #Crowds #Remember #Standing Out

  • Is a man satisfied, merely because he is perfumed himself, to mingle with a malodorous crowd?
    -- Edward Bellamy

    #Men #Crowds #Satisfied

  • Where there had been only jeers or taunts at first, crowds come to listen with serious and sympathetic men.
    -- Edward Carpenter

    #Men #Crowds #Firsts

  • On the approach of spring, I withdraw without reluctance from the noisy and extensive scene of crowds without company, and dissipation without pleasure.
    -- Edward Gibbon

    #Spring #Crowds #Pleasure

  • It would, of course, be hopeless to attempt to crowd into an international language all those local overtones of meaning which are so dear to the heart of the nationalist.
    -- Edward Sapir

    #Heart #Crowds #Hopeless