Quotations on Applause

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There are high spots in all of our lives and most of them have come about through encouragement from someone else. I don't care how great, how famous or successful a man or woman may be, each hungers for applause.
- George Matthew Adams
(Keywords: Successful, Applause, Care, Encouragement, Famous, Man, May, Woman)

Applause should be an emotional response to the music, rather than a regulated social duty.
- Emanuel Ax
(Keywords: Music, Applause, Duty)

From then on, I realized this is what I want to do, what I'm supposed to do: Giving energy and receiving it back through applause. I love it. That's my world. I love it. I enjoy it. I live for it.
- Erykah Badu
(Keywords: Love, Applause, Energy, Giving, Want, World)

I'd get more applause than some because I was just seventeen. If they didn't clap at the end of my act I would limp off stage and boy would they feel guilty. They would all burst into tremendous applause as they saw this poor cripple kid walking off.
- Jim Dale
(Keywords: Act, Applause, End, Poor, Walking)

In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
- George Eliot
(Keywords: Wisdom, Applause, Folly, Laughter)

Old men need applause too.
- Don Everly
(Keywords: Men, Applause, Old)

Yes, young men, Italy owes to you an undertaking which has merited the applause of the universe. You have conquered and you will conquer still, because you are prepared for the tactics that decide the fate of battles.
- Giuseppe Garibaldi
(Keywords: Men, Applause, Fate, Italy, Universe, Will)

In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people.
- Judy Garland
(Keywords: Love, People, Applause, Man, Night, Silence, Words)

The skit was very successful based on the applause. After that show, the three of us decided to get together and try and come up with some songs that we could all participate in.
- Phil Harris
(Keywords: Successful, Applause, Songs)

Satirists gain the applause of others through fear, not through love.
- William Hazlitt
(Keywords: Love, Fear, Applause, Gain)

People do still cheer for the President. And some of the military audiences are more likely to cheer than others. I have seen him speak lately in front of groups like Freedom House, where the applause was a long time coming.
- Gwen Ifill
(Keywords: Time, People, Applause, Audiences, Freedom, Military, President)

Applause that comes thundering with such force you might think the audience merely suffers the music as an excuse for its ovations.
- Alfred Jarry
(Keywords: Music, Applause, Force)

I still sing because I love the sound of applause, because it's who I am, and because I still can.
- Brenda Lee
(Keywords: Love, Applause, Sound)

The point is not to take the world's opinion as a guiding star but to go one's way in life and working unerringly, neither depressed by failure nor seduced by applause.
- Gustav Mahler
(Keywords: Life, Failure, Applause, Opinion, World)

There is nothing an economist should fear so much as applause.
- Herbert Marshall
(Keywords: Fear, Applause, Nothing)

But when women are moved and lend help, when women, who are by nature calm and controlled, give encouragement and applause, when virtuous and knowledgeable women grace the endeavor with their sweet love, then it is invincible.
- Jose Marti
(Keywords: Nature, Women, Love, Applause, Encouragement, Grace, Help)

And I tell my audience, you know, give the real stars a round of applause. Because without them I'm nobody. So I learned so much from people like that.
- Little Milton
(Keywords: People, Applause, Stars)

As they marched, the crowds lining the route broke into applause, a sweet and deeply felt spontaneous pattering that was a sort of communal embrace. Welcome home.
- Lance Morrow
(Keywords: Home, Applause, Crowds)

The only principles of public conduct that are worthy of a gentleman or a man are to sacrifice estate, ease, health, and applause, and even life, to the sacred calls of his country.
- James Otis
(Keywords: Health, Life, Sacrifice, Applause, Country, Gentleman, Principles, Public)

I would like you all to give me a round of applause as I have not crashed my car in over 15 months.
- Matthew Perry
(Keywords: Car, Applause, Months)

The applause is a celebration not only of the actors but also of the audience. It constitutes a shared moment of delight.
- John Charles Polanyi
(Keywords: Actors, Applause, Delight)

The applause was so loud and insistent that I had to respond with several encores. I was numb with happiness, when it was over, I knew that this alone must be my life and my world.
- Leni Riefenstahl
(Keywords: Life, Happiness, Applause, World)

What does it mean when people applaud? Should I give 'em money? Say thank you? Lift my dress? The lack of applause - that I can respond to.
- Barbra Streisand
(Keywords: Money, People, Applause, Dress)

An affair wants to spill, to share its glory with the world. No act is so private it does not seek applause.
- John Updike
(Keywords: Act, Applause, Glory, World)

A man desires praise that he may be reassured, that he may be quit of his doubting of himself; he is indifferent to applause when he is confident of success.
- Alec Waugh
(Keywords: Success, Applause, Man, May, Praise)

There is nothing like the high of being on stage and reaping applause, especially for emotionally needy people like me!
- Douglas Wood
(Keywords: People, Applause, Being, Nothing)

Happiness is within. It has nothing to do with how much applause you get or how many people praise you. Happiness comes when you believe that you have done something truly meaningful.
- Martin Yan
(Keywords: Happiness, People, Applause, Nothing, Praise)









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