Quotations on Crowds

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The street to obscurity is paved with athletes who can perform great feats before friendly crowds.
- George Allen, Sr.
(Keywords: Athletes, Crowds, Obscurity)

Every one knows, that the mind will not be kept from contemplating what it loves in the midst of crowds and business. Hence come those frequent absences, so observable in conversation; for whilst the body is confined to present company, the mind is flown to that which it delights in.
- Mary Astell
(Keywords: Business, Body, Company, Conversation, Crowds, Mind, Present, Will)

The adoring crowds and overwhelming Democratic support in the 2008 election was based largely on joy at jettisoning Bush and the appeal of electing a superbly qualified charismatic African American leader.
- Mary Frances Berry
(Keywords: Leader, African, American, Crowds, Joy, Support)

Liberty is a great celestial Goddess, strong, beneficent, and austere, and she can never descend upon a nation by the shouting of crowds, nor by arguments of unbridled passion, nor by the hatred of class against class.
- Annie Besant
(Keywords: Arguments, Class, Crowds, Hatred, Liberty, Nation, Passion)

Where there had been only jeers or taunts at first, crowds come to listen with serious and sympathetic men.
- Edward Carpenter
(Keywords: Men, Crowds, First)

Going to Omaha for the College World Series - the people there are tremendous - huge crowds and a lot of excitement. I still remember those days - you make a lot of friends that you never forget when you win a championship like that.
- Roger Clemens
(Keywords: People, College, Crowds, Excitement, Forget, Friends, World)

I have sung to large crowds since then, and there is a feeling that once you get over 100,000 people, you kind of lose the control element, you don't know if you are really getting through or not.
- Joe Cocker
(Keywords: People, Control, Crowds, Feeling)

I found myself getting more publicly shy when the gala events and big crowds started. Some people embrace it. To me, it's not worth enough to risk my private life being public.
- Matt Damon
(Keywords: Life, People, Being, Crowds, Events, Public, Risk, Worth)

When I'm on tour, I'm in a new city every single night, and the energy and the crowds and the kids and the screaming and them knowing every single word of my music and being onstage is such an energetic feeling with a big payoff.
- Hilary Duff
(Keywords: Music, Being, Crowds, Energy, Feeling, Kids, Night, Word)

Kolkata is a great city, has great food and great people. We had some problems finding the kind of old buildings we were looking for, and even handling the crowds, but on the whole it was fun shooting there.
- Sanjay Dutt
(Keywords: Food, People, Crowds, Fun, Old, Problems)

Business today consists in persuading crowds.
- T. S. Eliot
(Keywords: Business, Crowds, Today)

There are no crowds out there demanding to see smoking scenes in movies.
- Joe Eszterhas
(Keywords: Movies, Crowds, Smoking)

I hate crowds of people pretending to be happy on one night of the year, where they get drunk and obnoxious by the end of the night.
- Kenny Hickey
(Keywords: People, Crowds, End, Hate, Night)

We know that Europe loves President Obama. He had adoring crowds. The press loves Obama. The question is how will this date end? Okay? The question is, to what end? Why do they love President Obama? They love his personal story, they love his wife. North Korea, China and Russia don't really care about Michelle's arms and, you know, whether they gave an iPod to the Queen, okay?
- Laura Ingraham
(Keywords: Love, Wife, Care, Crowds, End, Europe, President, Press, Queen, Question, Russia, Will)

Then you get to be involved with all the people, meet all the beautiful girls, get all the good food, get ready and locked in before all the crowds hit.
- Paul Kantner
(Keywords: Food, People, Crowds, Girls)

Wherever I went, crowds appeared again, and I started making solo albums for the first time in my career.
- Howard Keel
(Keywords: Time, Career, Crowds, First)

I just play to the people I can see. So it's almost like you are playing to the first few rows of the crowd. You can see the faces of the first hundred people, but then it becomes a blur as the crowds disappear over the hill.
- Alvin Lee
(Keywords: People, Crowds, Faces, First, Play)

After the outbreak of war, in April 1940, we left Geneva with our three children aged 4 years, 2 years and 2 weeks only to become part of the disordered refugee crowds fleeing across France from the German army.
- James Meade
(Keywords: War, April, Army, Children, Crowds, France, Years)

Since the beginning, it was just the same. The only difference, the crowds are bigger now.
- Elvis Presley
(Keywords: Beginning, Crowds, Difference, Now)

For me, winning isn't something that happens suddenly on the field when the whistle blows and the crowds roar. Winning is something that builds physically and mentally every day that you train and every night that you dream.
- Emmitt Smith
(Keywords: Dream, Winning, Crowds, Day, Night)

I'm good friends with The Rock, and I talk to him all the time. And he says that, even though his movie career has taken off, he misses the instant gratification of wrestling, and the live crowds, and I could see being that way myself.
- Trish Stratus
(Keywords: Time, Being, Career, Crowds, Friends, Talk, Wrestling)

Since that first showing of Foolish Wives I have seemed to walk through vast crowds of people, their white American faces turned towards me in stern reproof.
- Erich von Stroheim
(Keywords: People, American, Crowds, Faces, First, Wives)

Hey, we've all been to high school We've seen the in-crowds. Most of us have been in the outer crowds, the people who weren't in. Although I was never in, I was selling records and was very happy.
- Bobby Vinton
(Keywords: People, Selling, Crowds, School)

I knew nothing of the real life of a musician, but I seemed to see myself standing in front of great crowds of people, playing my accordion.
- Lawrence Welk
(Keywords: Life, People, Crowds, Nothing)

I love to play smaller crowds with the Rhythm Kings.
- Bill Wyman
(Keywords: Love, Crowds, Kings, Play)

I don't know, I think the crowds are even more responsive now because the audiences are skewing younger.
- James Young
(Keywords: Audiences, Crowds, Now)









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