Audiences Quotes

Plus, you know, when I was young, there was a lot of respect for clowning in rock music - look at Little Richard. It was a part of the whole thing, and I always also believed that it released the audience.

Bruce Springsteen

God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.

Voltaire

Never treat your audience as customers, always as partners.

James Stewart

So far as I know, anything worth hearing is not usually uttered at seven o'clock in the morning; and if it is, it will generally be repeated at a more reasonable hour for a larger and more wakeful audience.

Moss Hart

In the world's audience hall, the simple blade of grass sits on the same carpet with the sunbeams, and the stars of midnight

Rabindranath Tagore

The only way to win audiences is to tell people about the life and death of Christ. Every other approach is a waste.

Fulton J. Sheen

When the audience comes in, it changes the temperature of what you've written.

Stephen Sondheim

The audience should feel like voyeurs. Their response is absolutely crucial.

Alan Rickman

If you want something from an audience, you give blood to their fantasies. It's the ultimate hustle.

Marlon Brando

And who knows? Somewhere out there in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the president's spouse. I wish him well!

Barbara Bush

Somewhere out in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the president's spouse. I wish him well!

Barbara Bush

I am proud of what I have got and I need an audience.

Farrah Fawcett

Any authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience.

Rebecca West

Some people act as though art that is for a mass audience is not good art, and I think this has been a very negative thing. I know that I have wanted very much to write books that are accessible to the widest audience possible.

Bell Hooks

The challenge to me as a director was for the audience to see the film as going on in a straight line, so that they did not sense all of these break-ups. I did not want a film to be a collage of all these images.

Pedro Almodovar

I did not want to be a tree, a flower or a wave. In a dancer's body, we as audience must see ourselves, not the imitated behavior of everyday actions, not the phenomenon of nature, not exotic creatures from another planet, but something of the miracle that is a human being.

Martha Graham

When I tried to branch out into comedy, I didn't do very well at it, so I went back to doing what I do naturally well, or what the audience expects from me - action pictures.

Sylvester Stallone

We had all week to rehearse. An audience would come in at the end of the week and we'd our little show. Most of the ad- libbing happened during the week on the show.

Dick Van Dyke

Any New York group can come to L.A. and sell out every show, but an L.A. group who goes to New York might not do the same because the audience hasn't been introduced to the group.

Ice T

The audience, upon learning that the real Buffalo Bill was present, gave several cheers between the acts.

Buffalo Bill

A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience's attention, then he can teach his lesson.

John Henrik Clarke

A politician's words reveal less about what he thinks about his subject than what he thinks about his audience.

George Will

It is extremely arrogant and very foolish to think that you can ever outwit your audience.

Twyla Tharp

There has been only a civil rights movement, whose tone of voice was adapted to an audience of liberal whites.

Stokely Carmichael

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Updated On : February 11, 2010
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