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Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices, but weigh them. Immanuel Kant#Recognition 93
Immanuel Kant#Recognition 93
The one who pleased everybody died before they were born. Proverbs#Recognition 68
I have never wished to cater to the crowd; for what I know they do not approve, and what they approve I do not know. Epicurus#Recognition 67
Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit. William Penn#Recognition 67
William Penn#Recognition 67
Popularity is the crown of laurel which the world puts on bad art. Whatever is popular is wrong. Oscar Wilde#Recognition 65
Oscar Wilde#Recognition 65
He cast off his friends as a huntsman his pack, for he knew when he pleased he could whistle them back. Oliver Goldsmith#Recognition 58
Oliver Goldsmith#Recognition 58
Like Olympic medals and tennis trophies, all they signified was that the owner had done something of no benefit to anyone more capably than everyone else. Joseph Heller#Recognition 48
Joseph Heller#Recognition 48
Do not be concerned that no one recognizes you, seek that which is worthy of recognition. Confucius#Recognition 38
The Oscars demonstrate the will of the people to control and judge those they have elected to stand above them (much, perhaps, as in bygone days, an election celebrated the same). David Mamet#Recognition 37
David Mamet#Recognition 37
What most people in our culture mean by being lovable is essentially a mixture between being popular and having sex appeal. Erich Fromm#Recognition 37
Erich Fromm#Recognition 37
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