Applause Quotes

I’ve wondered all my working life why people don’t retire in showbusiness, and it’s fairly simple. There’s nobody applauding at home, so we keep going.

Upon common theaters, indeed, the applause of the audience is of more importance to the actors than their own approbation. But upon the stage of life, while conscience claps, let the world hiss! On the contrary if conscience disapproves, the loudest applause of the world are of little value.

I would like you all to give me a round of applause as I have not crashed my car in over 15 months.

His whole life is an epigram smart, smooth and neatly penned, Plaited quite neat to catch applause, with a hang noose at the end.

Too liberal self-accusations are generally but so many traps for acquittal with applause.

From self alone expect applause.

That thirst (for applause) if the last infirmity of noble minds, is also the first infirmity of weak ones.

When the millions applaud you, seriously ask what harm you have done; when they censure you, what good!

Applause before a speaker begins his talk is an act of faith. Applause during the speech is an act of hope. Applause after he has concluded is an act of charity.

When the people applauded him wildly, he (Phocion) turned to one of his friends and said, “Have I said something foolish?”