Applause Quotes

Most popular applause quotes

The highest applause is silence.

silence

Applause, n.  The echo of a platitude.
Applause is a receipt, not a note of demand.
The applause of silence is the only kind that counts.

silence

The applause of a single human being is of a great consequence.

praise

A slowness to applaud betrays a cold temper or an envious spirit.

envy

Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
O, popular applause!  What heart of man
Is proof against thy sweet, seducing charms?

charm

When most the world applauds you, most beware
'Tis often less a blessing than a snare.
There is no applause that so flatters a man as that which he wrings from unwilling throats.
Why, if there's nothing else, there's applause.  I've listened backstage to people applaud.  It's like, like waves of love coming over the footlights.
To receive applause for works which do not demand all our powers hinders our advance towards a perfecting of our spirit.  It usually means that thereafter we stand still.