392 Total Quotes

Audience Quotes

Bobby Mcferrin
I like to use the audience as my color palette, my instrument.
Bobby Mcferrin Permalink

Oliver Goldsmith
The best way to make your audience laugh is to start laughing yourself.
Oliver Goldsmith Permalink

Rabindranath Tagore
In the world's audience hall, the simple blade of grass sits on the same carpet with the sunbeams, and the stars of midnight
Rabindranath Tagore Permalink

His target audience are the people who voted for him in the recall election, but who drifted away. My guess is that those people are willing to put the special election behind them if they see him talking about issues that are more important to them.
Dan Schnur Permalink

George Carlin
Standing ovations have become far too commonplace. What we need are ovations where the audience members all punch and kick one another.
George Carlin Permalink

It is simplicity that makes the uneducated more effective than the educated when addressing popular audiences.
Aristotle Permalink

We're dealing with fictional characters, and so it's difficult to convey to the audience the sense of urgency. This is the right thing to do for the cast and the audience and the material.
John Wells Permalink

Dale Carnegie
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
Dale Carnegie Permalink

You can make an audience see nearly anything, if you yourself believe in it.
Mary Renault Permalink

God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
Voltaire Permalink

I think being a movie star is about whether an audience can watch you and care about you.
Tom Sizemore Permalink

It's great when you play to an audience that knows the words to all your songs, and sings them back to you.
Chris Cornell Permalink

I think its safe to say that Sony is going for the broadest possible audience you can imagine, ... For the year 2000, PlayStation has a pretty big window of opportunity. It is unclear at this point if there is any serious competition.
John Taylor Permalink

We're done engaging the Mormon audience, ... There's just not enough Mormons.
Dave Hunter Permalink

Muslims' struggles with unemployment, discrimination, and integration have created an audience potentially open to receiving an extremist message.
Daniel Fried Permalink

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom; the music is nothing if the audience is deaf
Walter Lippmann Permalink

Eleanor Roosevelt
If you have any interests you can gain a wider audience for those interests while the goldfish bowl is yours!
Eleanor Roosevelt Permalink

Bob Hope
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 Permalink

William Petersen
We thought we would have a niche audience of loyal viewers like 'X-Files' or 'West Wing.' But we have a huge audience that crosses all kinds of boundaries. It's unique. It's bizarre.
William Petersen Permalink

Alan Alda
I think the audience was aware that even when it was farcical, there was the sense that at some level this was about real experience.
Alan Alda Permalink

Mark Twain
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 Permalink

there is nothing like a live audience--the combined feeling of elation and being physically spent--that comes from working hard in the theatre.
Alan Campbell Permalink

Bruce Dickinson
Well, if it's the audience is a bit lagging we kick them in the nuts until they wake up!
Bruce Dickinson Permalink

Werner Herzog
I'm making films for an audience out there and a very tiny fraction of them are would-be filmmakers. But let's speak of them-the would-be filmmakers, the tiny fraction. I've witnessed many times when I've showed films and was present at a screening that exactly those people feel very much encouraged by what I'm doing.
Werner Herzog Permalink

I'm seeing the name Trey. Is anyone in the audience know a Trey? I'm seeing a phrase of a place that you want to go to.
Craig Karges Permalink

Lenny Bruce
The role of a comedian is to make the audience laugh, at a minimum of once every fifteen seconds.
Lenny Bruce Permalink

It is not whether you really cry. It's whether the audience thinks you are crying.
Ingrid Bergman Permalink

Not content to have the audience in the palm of his hand, he goes one further and clinches his fist.
Kenneth Tynan Permalink

It serves the piece to take it away from the literal, it's more dreamlike, the audience has to think a bit more.
Alex Martin Permalink

This city provides a wonderful global platform to promote the Olympic movement particularly to a young audience.
Sebastian Coe Permalink