Applause Quotes

“Applause is a receipt, not a bill.”

Dale Carnegie

“The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.”

Baltasar Gracian

“The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .”

Dale Carnegie

“The silence that accepts merit as the most natural thing in the world is the highest applause.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Applause waits on success.”

Benjamin Franklin

“Applause, mingled with boos and hisses, is about all that the average voter is able or willing to contribute to public life.”

Elmer Davis

“A vain man can never be utterly ruthless: he wants to win applause and therefore he accommodates himself to others”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“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

“Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.”

Edmund Burke

“Evil report carries further than any applause”

Baltasar Gracian

“Any man who makes a speech more than six times a year is bound to repeat himself, not because he has little to say, but because he wants applause and the old stuff gets it”

William Feather

“In the vain laughter of folly, wisdom hears half its applause.”

T.S. Eliot

“Popular applause veers with the wind.”

John Bright

“Expressions of disapproval are on a level of vulgarity that cannot be tolerated. The way to express disapproval is to do without applause.”

Rudolf Bing

“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

“Applause that comes thundering with such force you might think the audience merely suffers the music as an excuse for its ovations.”

Alfred Jarry

“My advice to you concerning applause is this: enjoy it but never quite believe it.”

Samuel Lover

“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

“One gains universal applause who mingles the useful with the agreeable, at once delighting and instructing the reader.”

Horace

“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

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Updated On : August 15, 2010
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