Popularity Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old popularity quotes, popularity sayings, and popularity proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


True popularity is not the popularity which is followed after, but the popularity which follows after.     

Lord Mansfield

Being known by everyone is not the same as being loved.     

Dean Koontz

Popularity - a piece of faded tinsel, that is out of date.     

Victor Hugo

There is a price for popularity. Critics look for your weaknesses, your flaws, anything that makes the work seem like a fluke and not seem worthy of all the attention it's getting.     

Terry McMillan

Love of popularity may create an artificial goodness, and stir up hypocrisy to adorn a whited sepulcher.     

Lydia Howard Sigourney

Popularity has become its own justification.     

Jonathan Franzen

Popular feeling is very often sentimental, muddle-headed, and eminently unsound, but it cannot be disregarded for all that.     

Agatha Christie

True popularity comes from acts of kindness rather than acts of stupidity.     

Bo Bennett

Popularity is bound in issues of finding a public for oneself, an audience for which one might perform.     

Jeffrey Steven Doty

Anyone who is popular is bound to be disliked.     

Yogi Berra

Popularity makes no sense If your fame is a shame.     

Michael Bassey Johnson

Popularity comes from allowing yourself to be bored by people while pretending to enjoy it.     

Karol Newlin

Popularity is not an accurate measurement of a man's worth in his community, nor of his estimation by Jehovah God.     

Henry T. Scholl

Popularity is a form of collaborative filtering, which is a technology that uses the preferences of a community of users to recommend items to individual users.     

Mark Levene

Popularity is generally an appeal to the people from the sentence given by men of sense against them.     

George Savile

Feeling harder to be oneself might be a curse of popularity.     

Toba Beta

Popularity is not a guarantee of quality.     

Indira Gandhi

The consequences of seeking popularity is not only the chronic feeling of lonliness, but a desire to hide your face from the eyes of the universe.     

Michael Bassey Johnson

People think being famous is so glamorous, but half the time you're in a strange hotel room living out of a suitcase.     

Ja Rule

Popularity is the easiest thing in the world to gain and it is the hardest thing to hold     

Will Rogers

Popular opinion is the greatest lie in the world.     

Thomas Carlyle

That's the definition of popularity. Something that literally resonates with many, many people.     

Tod Machover

Whatever is popular deserves attention.     

James Mackintosh

False has many wings. Do not judge anything by its popularity.     

Amit Ray

Popularity is glory's small change.     

Victor Hugo

Popularity is like the brightness of a falling star, the fleeting splendor of a rainbow, the bubble that is sure to burst by its very inflation.     

Horace Smith

Avoid popularity if you would have peace.     

Abraham Lincoln

Popularity is neither fame nor greatness.     

William Hazlitt

When a hypocrite or a wicked leader is in power, anyone that becomes popular or stands out easily becomes a prey.     

Sunday Adelaja

Do not yearn to be popular; be exquisite. Do not desire to be famous; be loved. Do not take pride in being expected; be palpable, unmistakable.     

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