Popularity

 

Abraham Lincoln
Avoid popularity if you would have peace.
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William Penn
Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit.
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Margaret Fuller
Beware of over-great pleasure in being popular or even beloved.
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Yogi Berra
Anyone who is popular is bound to be disliked.
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Thomas Carlyle
Popular opinion is the greatest lie in the world.
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Bo Bennett
True popularity comes from acts of kindness rather than acts of stupidity.
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Julius Erving
I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity.
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Horace Greeley
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
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George Savile
Popularity is a crime from the moment it is sought; it is only a virtue where men have it whether they will or no.
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Wilson Mizner
Popularity is exhausting. The life of the party almost always winds up in a corner with an overcoat over him.
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Karol Newlin
Popularity comes from allowing yourself to be bored by people while pretending to enjoy it
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Oscar Wilde
Popularity is the crown of laurel which the world puts on bad art. Whatever is popular is wrong.
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Fournier
Great individuals are not only popular themselves, but they give popularity to whatever they touch.
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Immanuel Kant
Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of the few; and number not voices, but weigh them.
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Terry McMillan
There is a price for popularity. Critics look for your weaknesses, your flaws, anything that makes the work seem like a fluke and not seem worthy of all the attention it's getting.
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N. Eldon Tanner
Some are wandering into forbidden paths because they are seeking popularity with their peers, even to the extent of doing things they know are wrong. They cannot stand criticism or ridicule and will not take a firm stand against wrongdoing.
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David O. McKay
“A girl who sacrifices self-respect for social popularity debases true womanhood. A spotless character, founded upon the ability to say “no” in the presence of those who mock and jeer, wins the respect and love of men and women whose opinion is most worthwhile..”
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