Top 165 Popularity Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Popularity Quotes from famous people such as Zoe Ball, Barun Sobti, Masha Gessen, Susan Estrich, Billie Joe Armstrong, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I ate 18 spam fritters in one sitting at Farnham Common

I ate 18 spam fritters in one sitting at Farnham Common junior school in some sort of popularity contest.
Zoe Ball
I am a very simple guy. Of course, popularity matters a lot, but for me, my health and family come first.
Barun Sobti
What Trump is not smart enough to even grasp is that the kind of popularity that Putin has can only be achieved in the context of retro-totalitarianism.
Masha Gessen
Gore will not win a popularity contest, he will not win a personality contest, but he can win an idealogical battle, and he can win a battle of experience.
Susan Estrich
There are a lot of bands who claim to be punk and they only play the music, they have no clue what it’s all about. It’s a lifestyle. It’s not about popularity and all that crap.
Billie Joe Armstrong
In high school, it was all about popularity, being with the boyfriend and all the girls thinking he’s cute.
Ashley Tisdale
George W. Bush is not preoccupied with his legacy – nor with his popularity. He never has been. He has always led based on core conviction and strong principles and has believed that time and distance would allow for context.
Mark McKinnon
Fact is, I won popularity with my first film itself. Since I got acclaim very early in my career, people weren’t that critical of me.
Koel Mallick
We have to unclutter our brains from worries that maybe people don’t like us. Women tend to worry about popularity; it doesn’t matter if they like you. They need to respect you. They need to show that respect for you in your pay check. And that needs to be okay.
Mika Brzezinski
If we get our self-esteem from superficial places, from our popularity, appearance, business success, financial situation, health, any of these, we will be disappointed, because no one can guarantee that we’ll have them tomorrow.
Kathy Ireland
Popularity isn’t just something that happens. You have to give something in exchange for it, and that’s the dangerous part of the process.
Robert Bringhurst
I’ll be judged on the body of work and not the popularity of any one decision.
Kamala Harris
I was always known in my industry, and I always enjoyed a modicum of popularity.
Iris Apfel
My job isn’t to win popularity contests.
Betsy DeVos
The popularity of Groupon has almost rendered the group-buying element of it obsolete, because we’re able to deliver so many customers that the merchants are very happy with even the smallest number that we can provide.
Andrew Mason
I think if you’re constantly reinvesting into your content and giving the fans stuff, then you can continue to tour. You can continue to sell the merch and monetize the popularity of the brand.
Second, the President’s popularity has not translated into increased support for the Republican party or for the policies and approaches on domestic policy championed by the President.
Thomas E. Mann
Once I had gone for a shoot at a remote Fiji island in the middle of Pacific Ocean and I was thoroughly bowled over the popularity of this character there! I’ve also got positive feedback from U.K., U.S.A., Canada, Pakistan and Dubai for my performance as Brahmanad.
Vishwajeet Pradhan
Now is a time where there are so many social networks, such need for validation… you don’t have to be a star or a politician to want to have likes or dislikes. Now there is a disease of popularity in the whole society.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
I don’t care at all about the mainstream; I don’t care about popularity contests; I don’t care about who’s got the biggest-selling album; and I don’t care about glossy production.
Phil Anselmo
Britain First has deeply ignoble form on trying to ‘hijack’ the poppy to increase their popularity and donations.
Amber Rudd
Art has never been a popularity contest.
James Levine
But having said all of that, that still doesn’t account for a lot of the increase in popularity which stems, I think, from Lincoln’s personal characteristics.
David Herbert Donald
Conservatives who decried Trump’s rise (and those who scoffed at his chances of winning a single primary were legion) are the same ‘purist’ boxing snobs who could never grasp the popularity – and populist legitimacy – of wrestling.
Lisa Kennedy Montgomery
Making economic policy isn’t a popularity contest, especially when financial markets are in a panic.
David Ignatius
‘Lost’ is an entity of its own. It’s still such a culture touchstone that I think it’ll be something people go back to for a long time, like ‘Star Trek.’ I’m just so amazed by the show’s popularity.
Sonya Walger
A stage show’s popularity depends on its organisers and the public, but primarily on the performer.
Shefali Zariwala
An actor’s popularity is fleeting. His success has the life expectancy of a small boy who is about to look into a gas tank with a lighted match.
Fred Allen
Quite a few operas are still being commissioned around the world, although nothing apart from audience popularity can ensure more than a few performances.
Bruce Beresford
We’re thrilled to see eSports continue to grow in popularity around the world.
Michael Morhaime
For me specifically, after travelling around the world I noticed that performers who had web shows had huge international popularity and that segued into a lot of events reaching out to book them.
In today's world, America's soft power is commonly thou

In today’s world, America’s soft power is commonly thought to reside in the global popularity of Hollywood movies, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and Starbucks.
Ahmed Zewail
The Max Clifford case shows that when the police and prosecutors quietly hold their nerve they can succeed, whatever the public profile or popularity of the accused.
Keir Starmer
It’s dangerous to think too much about how a film will be received. Filmmaking is not a popularity contest. Some would disagree.
Julia Leigh
Daily, I visualize the smart-ass troll who lives deep in my subconscious, and I pelt him with rainbows and unicorns. I fight a battle against my judgmental thoughts. And when an opportunity arises to gain acceptance or popularity at the expense of someone else, I zip it. It’s not easy.
Julie Plec
I was asked to do an ad campaign for a supermarket once. I was baffled. It’s strange when you realise your popularity or reputation is a marketable commodity; it’s a stock, a currency.
Bill Bailey
Looking ahead, we see the popularity of eSports exploding as competitive gaming becomes more mainstream and eSports leagues like ‘Call of Duty’ World League and Overwatch League driving greater engagement and viewership.
Bobby Kotick
Telegram’s popularity is spread evenly across continents. We have a substantial user base in Spain, Italy, Netherlands and Germany. Also in Brazil, Mexico and Guatemala in Latin America, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq and Uzbekistan, across Asia.
Pavel Durov
What’s funny is that the idea of popularity – even the use of the word ‘popular’ – is something that had been mostly absent from my life since junior high. In fact, the hallmark of life after junior high seemed to be the shedding of popularity as a central concern.
Susan Orlean
I decided to write a crime novel. That genre was at the height of its popularity in Poland, so I thought it might earn me a bit of cash to go on with my work on ‘The Books of Jacob.’ I shut myself away for a few months and devoted myself entirely to ‘Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead.’
Olga Tokarczuk
The popularity’s got its pluses and minuses, and there are many days that I would rather just be a Christian and not known at all, but that’s not what God has called me to do.
Bart Millard
At the time when I was at the peak of my career in Bollywood, we never had social media to give us a direct sense of our popularity, the excitement among fans and their appreciation.
Neelam Kothari
I’m really thankful for the popularity of ‘Strong Woman Do Bong Soon,’ but I know it’s only temporary.
Park Bo-young
Generally, musicians find that as they get older, their popularity starts to wane. Pre-Covid, however, I was going through a good phase and finding my live shows were really well received.
Paul Young
No, I always felt that amongst my core fans- because there was a level of popularity that I had in the mid ’80s that was sort of a bump on the scale- they fundamentally understood the values that are at work in my work.
Bruce Springsteen
Part of the popularity with Louis Farrakhan has less to do with the content of his message and more to do with the form that he portrays himself – as being a free black person who speaks what is on his mind with boldness and fearlessness. Who is willing to pay the consequences.
Cornel West
I think Putin’s popularity was genuine when he first came to power. He was seen as a welcome relief from the Yeltsin era.
Masha Gessen
It’s very interesting, the dynamics of popularity. When you do something all the time, you don’t worry about whether it’s trendy or not.
Taj Mahal
I think George W. Bush has a warm, engaging personality. But, you know, the presidency is more than just a popularity contest.
Al Gore
I’m excited to be part of the world’s biggest dance show. What attracted me towards the show, apart from its global popularity, was the format of street versus stage.
Rithvik Dhanjani
Musicians are all about celebrity first and foremost, and I just can’t do it. The second any sort of popularity contest comes into the picture, I have to walk in the other direction. These people are sociopaths.
Aesop Rock
Popularity makes no law invulnerable to invalidation. Americans accept judicial supervision of their democracy – judicial review of popular but possibly unconstitutional statutes – because they know that if the Constitution is truly to constitute the nation, it must trump some majority preferences.
George Will
Following the Road FC chief Jung Moon-hong’s goal to increase the popularity of this sport, I will play my part to popularize MMA as well.
Bob Sapp