Most popular applause quotes
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.
Applause, n. The echo of a platitude.
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?
The highest applause is silence.
The applause of silence is the only kind that counts.
The applause of a single human being is of a great consequence.
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.
A slowness to applaud betrays a cold temper or an envious spirit.
There is no applause that so flatters a man as that which he wrings from unwilling throats.
Applause is a receipt, not a note of demand.
When most the world applauds you, most beware 'Tis often less a blessing than a snare.