Audiences Quotes

The only reason we wore sunglasses onstage was because we couldn't stand the sight of the audience.

John Cale

You can be the most artistically perfect performer in the world, but an audience is like a broad - if you're indifferent, Endsville.

Frank Sinatra

Well, all the plays that I was trying to write were plays that would grab an audience by the throat and not release them, rather than presenting an emotion which you could observe and walk away from.

Arthur Miller

There is nothing in the world like a persuasive speech to fuddle the mental apparatus and upset the convictions and debauch the emotions of an audience not practiced in the tricks and delusions of oratory

Mark Twain

I want people like some of you in this audience to be part of a Clinton administration, not because or in spite of your sexual orientation, but because America needs you

Bill Clinton

The program is nearly over! I can feel the audience is still with me but if I run faster I can shake them off

Bob Hope

The audience only pays attention as long as you know where you are going.

Philip Crosby

We are sick with fascination for the useful tools of names and numbers, of symbols, signs, conceptions and ideas. Meditation is therefore the art of suspending verbal and symbolic thinking for a time, somewhat as a courteous audience will stop talking when a concert is about to begin

Alan Watts

When you can be your own best audience and when your applause is the best applause you know of, youĂ­re in good shape.

L. Ron Hubbard

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 a miracle.

Martha Graham

Conductors must give unmistakable and suggestive signals to the orchestra, not choreography to the audience.

George Szell

The best audience is intelligent, well-educated, and a little drunk.

Alben William Barkley

People ask me how far I've come. And I tell them twelve feet: from the audience to the stage.

David Lee Roth

The audience is the best judge of anything. They cannot be lied to. Truth brings them closer. A moment that lags - they're gonna cough.

Barbra Streisand

Once over there [Balkans], I felt extremely patriotic. Here are these people, from 18-year-olds to military veterans, enduring real duress for the cause of peace. I don't ever want to play for a regular audience again, only military folks who are starving for music.

Sheryl Crow

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Updated On : February 11, 2010
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