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

Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.

Alfred Hitchcock

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

I am a typed director. If I made Cinderella, the audience would immediately be looking for a body in the coach

Alfred Hitchcock

In the old days villains had moustaches and kicked the dog. Audiences are smarter today. They don't want their villain to be thrown at them with green limelight on his face. They want an ordinary human being with failings.

Alfred Hitchcock

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

If it's a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.

Alfred Hitchcock

I am a typed director. If I made Cinderella, the audience would immediately be looking for a body in the coach.

Alfred Hitchcock

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

Stephen Sondheim

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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