Quotes and Sayings about Crowds



"I been getting good crowds. It only took 50 years."
- Mose Allison
(Related: Crowds, Years)

"Although there was a point with the Tijuana Brass where we were playing for such huge crowds that I kind of lost contact. At one point, the only connection I had with the audience was with people out there lighting cigarettes."
- Herb Alpert
(Related: People, Connection, Crowds)

"Every one knows, that the mind will not be kept from contemplating what it loves in the midst of crowds and business. Hence come those frequent absences, so observable in conversation; for whilst the body is confined to present company, the mind is flown to that which it delights in."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Business, Body, Company, Conversation, Crowds, Mind, Present, Will)

"The adoring crowds and overwhelming Democratic support in the 2008 election was based largely on joy at jettisoning Bush and the appeal of electing a superbly qualified charismatic African American leader."
- Mary Frances Berry
(Related: Leader, African, American, Crowds, Joy, Support)

"Liberty is a great celestial Goddess, strong, beneficent, and austere, and she can never descend upon a nation by the shouting of crowds, nor by arguments of unbridled passion, nor by the hatred of class against class."
- Annie Besant
(Related: Arguments, Class, Crowds, Hatred, Liberty, Nation, Passion)

"I think in New York we had respect and we would pretty much fill up the places where we went, but I never got the sense that we really were Number 1 here in New York among the Latin crowds."
- Ruben Blades
(Related: Crowds, Pretty, Respect, Sense)

"We tell our triumphs to the crowds, but our own hearts are the sole confidants of our sorrows."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: Crowds)

"Where there had been only jeers or taunts at first, crowds come to listen with serious and sympathetic men."
- Edward Carpenter
(Related: Men, Crowds, First)

"Going to Omaha for the College World Series - the people there are tremendous - huge crowds and a lot of excitement. I still remember those days - you make a lot of friends that you never forget when you win a championship like that."
- Roger Clemens
(Related: People, College, Crowds, Excitement, Forget, Friends, World)

"I am extremely shy. I am not happy in crowds of people."
- Glenn Close
(Related: People, Crowds)

"I have sung to large crowds since then, and there is a feeling that once you get over 100,000 people, you kind of lose the control element, you don't know if you are really getting through or not."
- Joe Cocker
(Related: People, Control, Crowds, Feeling)

"I found myself getting more publicly shy when the gala events and big crowds started. Some people embrace it. To me, it's not worth enough to risk my private life being public."
- Matt Damon
(Related: Life, People, Being, Crowds, Events, Public, Risk, Worth)

"The future belongs to crowds."
- Don DeLillo
(Related: Crowds, Future)

"Crowds are the most difficult thing for me these days because I have to walk with my head down and my eyes averted. There's still that part of me that wants to hold my head up, make eye contact and smile."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Crowds, Eye, Eyes, Smile)

"When I'm on tour, I'm in a new city every single night, and the energy and the crowds and the kids and the screaming and them knowing every single word of my music and being onstage is such an energetic feeling with a big payoff."
- Hilary Duff
(Related: Music, Being, Crowds, Energy, Feeling, Kids, Night, Word)

"Kolkata is a great city, has great food and great people. We had some problems finding the kind of old buildings we were looking for, and even handling the crowds, but on the whole it was fun shooting there."
- Sanjay Dutt
(Related: Food, People, Crowds, Fun, Old, Problems)

"The crowds can be very loud, especially when you're playing in the evening."
- Stefan Edberg
(Related: Crowds, Evening)

"Business today consists in persuading crowds."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Business, Crowds, Today)

"With the crowds on your side, it's easier to play up to your potential."
- Julius Erving
(Related: Crowds, Play, Potential)

"There are no crowds out there demanding to see smoking scenes in movies."
- Joe Eszterhas
(Related: Movies, Crowds, Smoking)

"Youth doesn't need friends - it only needs crowds."
- Zelda Fitzgerald
(Related: Crowds, Friends, Needs, Youth)

"She was built for crowds. She has never come any closer to life than the dinner table."
- Janet Flanner
(Related: Life, Crowds)

"I hate crowds of people pretending to be happy on one night of the year, where they get drunk and obnoxious by the end of the night."
- Kenny Hickey
(Related: People, Crowds, End, Hate, Night)

"We know that Europe loves President Obama. He had adoring crowds. The press loves Obama. The question is how will this date end? Okay? The question is, to what end? Why do they love President Obama? They love his personal story, they love his wife. North Korea, China and Russia don't really care about Michelle's arms and, you know, whether they gave an iPod to the Queen, okay?"
- Laura Ingraham
(Related: Love, Wife, Care, Crowds, End, Europe, President, Press, Queen, Question, Russia, Will)

"I get very anxious and am scared in crowds and things like that."
- Daniel Johns
(Related: Crowds)

"I like people-watching and fading into crowds."
- Kristen Johnston
(Related: People, Crowds)

"You are going to have hostile crowds and the fans are going to find out where you are staying and keep you awake at night. They are going to use everything possible."
- Cobi Jones
(Related: Crowds, Fans, Night)

"Then you get to be involved with all the people, meet all the beautiful girls, get all the good food, get ready and locked in before all the crowds hit."
- Paul Kantner
(Related: Food, People, Crowds, Girls)

"Wherever I went, crowds appeared again, and I started making solo albums for the first time in my career."
- Howard Keel
(Related: Time, Career, Crowds, First)

"I just play to the people I can see. So it's almost like you are playing to the first few rows of the crowd. You can see the faces of the first hundred people, but then it becomes a blur as the crowds disappear over the hill."
- Alvin Lee
(Related: People, Crowds, Faces, First, Play)

"We had several hits in the States but probably only one big one in Europe. The crowds are smaller."
- Huey Lewis
(Related: Crowds, Europe, states)

"Sportsmanship and easygoing methods are all right, but it is the prospect of a hot fight that brings out the crowds."
- John McGraw
(Related: Crowds, Fight, Right)

"After the outbreak of war, in April 1940, we left Geneva with our three children aged 4 years, 2 years and 2 weeks only to become part of the disordered refugee crowds fleeing across France from the German army."
- James Meade
(Related: War, April, Army, Children, Crowds, France, Years)

"If there is a look of human eyes that tells of perpetual loneliness, so there is also the familiar look that is the sign of perpetual crowds."
- Alice Meynell
(Related: Crowds, Eyes, Loneliness)

"As they marched, the crowds lining the route broke into applause, a sweet and deeply felt spontaneous pattering that was a sort of communal embrace. Welcome home."
- Lance Morrow
(Related: Home, Applause, Crowds)

"I wish I could see over crowds and small groups of people."
- John Oates
(Related: People, Crowds)

"Since the beginning, it was just the same. The only difference, the crowds are bigger now."
- Elvis Presley
(Related: Beginning, Crowds, Difference, Now)

"In 1982 when I showed up, the average age of the drivers in the series was something like 40, 41. The crowds were small. There was not much prize money. The competition wasn't very tight."
- Bobby Rahal
(Related: Age, Money, Competition, Crowds)

"This isn't the best town for what we're doing. Too many other things to pull the crowds away."
- Kenneth Rexroth
(Related: Crowds)

"For solving a surprisingly large and varied number of problems, crowds are smarter than individuals."
- Michael Shermer
(Related: Crowds, Problems)

"You know, to address crowds and make promises does not require very much brains."
- Eduard Shevardnadze
(Related: Crowds, Promises)

"For me, winning isn't something that happens suddenly on the field when the whistle blows and the crowds roar. Winning is something that builds physically and mentally every day that you train and every night that you dream."
- Emmitt Smith
(Related: Dream, Winning, Crowds, Day, Night)

"I always said that when it was time to retire, I would know it, and I would just tip my hat to the crowds."
- Willie Stargell
(Related: Time, Crowds)

"I'm good friends with The Rock, and I talk to him all the time. And he says that, even though his movie career has taken off, he misses the instant gratification of wrestling, and the live crowds, and I could see being that way myself."
- Trish Stratus
(Related: Time, Being, Career, Crowds, Friends, Talk, Wrestling)

"Since that first showing of Foolish Wives I have seemed to walk through vast crowds of people, their white American faces turned towards me in stern reproof."
- Erich von Stroheim
(Related: People, American, Crowds, Faces, First, Wives)

"Hey, we've all been to high school We've seen the in-crowds. Most of us have been in the outer crowds, the people who weren't in. Although I was never in, I was selling records and was very happy."
- Bobby Vinton
(Related: People, Selling, Crowds, School)

"I knew nothing of the real life of a musician, but I seemed to see myself standing in front of great crowds of people, playing my accordion."
- Lawrence Welk
(Related: Life, People, Crowds, Nothing)

"I like the performing part, it gives me a huge rush but it still makes me nervous. Being in front of large crowds is intimidating to me and I feel myself withdrawing."
- Torrie Wilson
(Related: Being, Crowds)

"I love to play smaller crowds with the Rhythm Kings."
- Bill Wyman
(Related: Love, Crowds, Kings, Play)

"I don't know, I think the crowds are even more responsive now because the audiences are skewing younger."
- James Young
(Related: Audiences, Crowds, Now)