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«A man desires praise that he may be reassured, that he may be quit of his doubting of himself; he is indifferent to applause when he is confident of success.»
«Applause that comes thundering with such force you might think the audience merely suffers the music as an excuse for its ovations.»
«Applause, mingled with boos and hisses, is about all that the average voter is able or willing to contribute to public life.»
«Evil report carries further than any applause»
«Any man who makes a speech more than six times a year is bound to repeat himself, not because he has little to say, but because he wants applause and the old stuff gets it»
«Applause waits on success.»
«APPLAUSE, n. The echo of a platitude.»
«Applause is a receipt, not a bill.»
«Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.»
«A vain man can never be utterly ruthless: he wants to win applause and therefore he accommodates himself to others»
Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe