“The time when most of you should withdraw into yourself is when you are forced to be in a crowd. "
"In my era of wrestling, there were no guaranteed contracts, so it was inherent that you draw the crowd in to make money.."
"Pure truth cannot be assimilated by the crowd; it must be communicated by contagion."
-Henri Frederic Amiel
"I always knew how to draw a crowd"
- Evel Kinievel
"The mass, whether it be a crowd or an army, is vile. "
- Benito Mussolini
"If you're willing to take the humiliation of sticking your head above the crowd, maybe it's, you know, the pleasure will be worth the pain."
"With the crowds on your side, it's easier to play up to your potential. ."
"I get panic attacks in big crowds. "
"The wisdom of crowds works when the crowd is choosing the price of an ox, when there's a single numeric average. But if it's a design or something that matters, the decision is made by committee, and that's crap. You want people and groups who are able to think thoughts before they share. "
"Sometimes my life opened its eyes in the dark. A feeling as if crowds drew through the streets in blindness and anxiety on the way towards a miracle, while I invisibly remain standing. "
"Business today consists in persuading crowds"
"I'm an anarchist. I'm implacably opposed to heirarchical systems of power and control. I also mistrust crowds, as they often operate according to their lowest common denominator. In terms of evolutionary psychology, the crowd is very close to a herd of stampeding wildebeest. "
"Not in the clamor of the crowded street, not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng, but in ourselves, are triumph and defeat."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"I like people-watching and fading into crowds. "
"The ideas of an age are most abundant where they are not crowded by original ideas ."
"We tell our triumphs to the crowds, but our own hearts are the sole confidants of our sorrows. "
-Eldward G. Bulwer-Lytton
"Class can 'walk with kings and keep its virtue and talk with crowds and keep the common touch.' Everyone is comfortable with the person who has class because that person is comfortable with himself."
"There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded . "
"It's never crowded along the extra mile. "
"The future belongs to crowds."
"No matter what cause one defends, it will suffer permanent disgrace if one resorts to blind attacks on crowds of innocent people. "
"It takes people to move crowds in the right direction, crowds by themselves just stand around and mutter."
Maria Corte Maidagan
"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. "
"For solving a surprisingly large and varied number of problems, crowds are smarter than individuals. "