Audience Quotes

When you hire me, you hire a nut who is going to work 24 hours a day for you and never, ever burn his audience.

Howard Stern

I call it fan fatigue. I went to see Bob Dylan last year, who I think is absolutely incredible, but he suffers from his audience.

Roger Daltrey

The appreciative smile, the chuckle, the soundless mirth, so important to the success of comedy, cannot be understood unless one sits among the audience and feels the warmth created by the quality of laughter that the audience takes home with it.

James Thurber

I'm always prepared for the worst. I was prepared to have the book come out, sell seven copies, and have to keep working in advertising, so it was just great that it was received so well and by such a huge audience.

Augusten Burroughs

As an actor you become that lighting rod between the person who made the play and the audience.

Christopher Walken

An actor really is a kind of intermediary between an audience and the piece, whether it's a play or movie.

Christopher Walken

The 1990s, after the reign of terror of academic vandalism, will be a decade of restoration: restoration of meaning, value, beauty, pleasure, and emotion to art and restoration of art to its audience.

Camille Paglia

The producers felt that 24 would be good for the audience, to really get to know who these 12 and 12 are.

Paula Abdul

I have no idea what the audience makes of me.

Keith Richards

Instinct taught me 20 years ago to pace a song or a concert performance. That translates into pacing a story, pleasing a reading audience.

Jimmy Buffett

I actually think I have an audience member's sensibility about going to the movies.

Samuel L. Jackson

I look at myself as an audience member. I still love movies, and I still go and sit in the back of the big dark room with everybody else, and I want the same thrill.

Samuel L. Jackson

I just feed off the energy of the audience.

Larry David

I try to do something the audience might not have seen before. Like if I'm gonna kiss a girl I wanna kiss her like a girl has never been kissed. Like maybe I would kick her legs out from under her and catch her right before she hits the ground and then kiss her.

Jim Carrey

The role of a comedian is to make the audience laugh, at a minimum of once every fifteen seconds.

Lenny Bruce

I still get very scared when I step in front of a live audience.

Adam Sandler

I began to work the stage and get the audience into it. I also learned how to have fun out there. It is something I will never forget.

Aaliyah

There are some who speak well and write badly. For the place and the audience warm them, and draw from their minds more than they think of without that warmth.

Blaise Pascal

I am a real ham. I love an audience. I work better with an audience. I am dead, in fact, without one.

Lucille Ball

I've spent several years in Hollywood, and I still think the movie heroes are in the audience.

Wilson Mizner

Our strong suit is what we do, and our audience.

Jerry Garcia

Not an audience but a habit.

Gian Carlo Menotti

An audience is never wrong. An individual member of it may be an imbecile, but a thousand imbeciles together in the dark - that is critical genius.

Billy Wilder

Opera is an 18th- and 19th-century art that must find a 20th-century audience.

Goeran Gentele

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