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    If there are twelve clowns in a ring, you can jump in the middle and start reciting Shakespeare, but to the audience, you'll just be the thirteenth clown

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An audience is never wrong. An individual member of it may be an imbecile, but a thousand imbeciles together in read more

An audience is never wrong. An individual member of it may be an imbecile, but a thousand imbeciles together in the dark - that is critical genius.

by Billy Wilder Found in: Audiences Quotes,
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I've always been the breadwinner and men don't like that. They turn on you. They bite the hand that feeds read more

I've always been the breadwinner and men don't like that. They turn on you. They bite the hand that feeds them. Eventually, too, they become very jealous of the love one has with an audience.

by Shirley Bassey Found in: Audiences Quotes,
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When you can assume that your audience holds the same beliefs as you do, you can relax a little and read more

When you can assume that your audience holds the same beliefs as you do, you can relax a little and use more normal means of talking to it; when you have to assume that it does not, then you have to make your vision apparent by shock, to the hard of hearing you shout, and for the almost-blind, you draw large and startling figures.

by Flannery O'connor Found in: Audiences Quotes,
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Audiences cry in the theater when people make a hard choice-for life.

Audiences cry in the theater when people make a hard choice-for life.

by Bill C. Davis Found in: Audiences Quotes,
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There is no such thing as a Mass Mind. The Mass Audience is made up of individuals, and good advertising read more

There is no such thing as a Mass Mind. The Mass Audience is made up of individuals, and good advertising is written always from one person to another. When it is aimed at millions it rarely moves anyone.

by Fairfax Cone Found in: Audiences Quotes,
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In the old days villains had moustaches and kicked the dog. Audiences are smarter today. They don't want their villain read more

In the old days villains had moustaches and kicked the dog. Audiences are smarter today. They don't want their villain to be thrown at them with green limelight on his face. They want an ordinary human being with failings.

by Alfred Hitchcock Found in: Audiences Quotes,
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In day-to-day commerce, television is not so much interested in the business of communications as in the business of delivering read more

In day-to-day commerce, television is not so much interested in the business of communications as in the business of delivering audiences to advertisers. People are the merchandise, not the shows. The shows are merely the bait.

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The audience is the best judge of anything. They cannot be lied to. Truth brings them closer. A moment that read more

The audience is the best judge of anything. They cannot be lied to. Truth brings them closer. A moment that lags - they're gonna cough.

by Barbra Streisand Found in: Audiences Quotes,
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