Come the millennium, month 12, In the home of greatest power, The village idiot will come forth To be acclaimed the leader.— Nostradamus
Most Powerful Acclaimed quotations
It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
You are successful if you are able to work on the kind of material that you want to - if your life conforms to your dreams, regardless of outside acceptance or acclaim.
A good manager is best when people barely know that he exists.
Not so good when people obey and acclaim him. Worse when they despise him.
The key is realizing - and believing - that this world is not your home.
If you and I ever hope to free our lives from worldly desires, worldly thinking, worldly pleasures, worldly dreams, worldly ideals, worldly values, worldly ambitions, and worldly acclaim, then we must focus our lives on another world.
If you don't concentrate on counting the money, people soon realize that money is not the focus of your consciousness, so they give you everything other than money: kudos, acclaim, praise, etc., etc. And sooner or later you'll be in trouble.
His songs were soon curled on the lips of the world, they had earned him the highest acclaim. And yet his greatest desire was the simple warmth of love's fire, cause it's cold on the dark side of fame.
There is no reward so delightful, no pleasure so exquisite, as having one's work known and acclaimed by those whose applause confers honor.
There is a special mystique to Texas.
Texans represent many things to the uninitiated: We are bigger than life in our boots and Stetsons, rugged individualists whose two-steppin' has achieved world-wide acclaim, and we were the first to define hospitality.
Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends.
What I like so much about photography is precisely the moment that cannot be anticipated; one must be constantly on the alert, ready to acclaim the unexpected.
Fatherhood, to me, isn't something you do for awards or acclaim.
It's a privilege and a huge responsibility
Any man who has once acclaimed violence as his method must inexorably choose falsehood as his principle.
Television excites me because it seems to be the last stamping ground of poetry, the last place where I hear women's hair rhapsodically described, women's faces acclaimed in odelike language.
A fire broke out backstage in a theatre.
The clown came out to warn the public; they thought it was a joke and applauded. He repeated it; the acclaim was even greater. I think that's just how the world will come to an end: to the general applause of wits who believe it's a joke.
I'm glad that I'm being acclaimed as an actor.
Today, when my hard work has paid off I can chill out about it.
In the era of imperialism, businessmen became politicians and were acclaimed as statesmen, while statesmen were taken seriously only if they talked the language of succcessful businessmen.
Who's to say what will one day appear to have been trendsetting? Sometimes artists who receive breathless acclaim initially, seem to conk out. Other artists who don't register so keenly at the time, prove to be trailblazers.
He was, as Billy Name said in the acclaimed Ric Burns documentary about Andy Warhol, uninterested in being a second-tier artist. He was uninterested in being a first-tier artist! He wanted to be, you know, a god. Someone who completely changed the...he wanted to be Zeus with the lightning bolt and nothing less would have satisfied him.
To be acknowledged for who and what I am, no more, no less.
Not for acclaim, not for approval, but, the simple truth of that recognition. This has been the elemental drive of my existence, and it must be achieved, if I am to live or die with dignity.
I can tell you there are rewards that go far beyond money and public acclaim and awards.
Being a Negro writer these days is a racket and I'm going to make the most of it while it lasts. About twice a year I sell a story. It is acclaimed. I am a genius in the making. Thank God for this Negro literary renaissance. Long may it flourish
And I'm going to tell the truth: I didn't like that Sean Penn movie Into the Wild so much. Yes! I know it was critically acclaimed. I know it won all these awards! It's very sad that a boy is dead and all. But I thought the movie Enchanted, with the singing princess and the chipmunk and the people dancing in Central Park, was cuter. So there!
Acclaim is a distraction.
History calls those men the greatest who have ennobled themselves by working for the common good; experience acclaims as happiest the man who has made the greatest number of people happy.
The triumph of the analytical movement, which formed in the '30's and '40's, was precisely what earned the Soviet masters the acclaim of chessplayers the world over. Unfortunately, it must also be noted that, for today's chessmasters, the watchword is practicality.
The whole world might know you and acclaim you, but someone in the past, forever unreachable, forever unknowing, spoils it all.
As critical acclaim and response has built up, every interview I give is a chance to puncture the myth I've created about my work and refine it.
Real writers write because they love to write. They don't write for public acclaim.
Arrested Development was such an amazing experience in every way, and you know it was very unique in that it was a show that received a lot of critical acclaim, and yet we didn't ever achieve the ratings that we wanted.
Not all, but too many of the best writers, composers, and artists of our time begin to be acclaimed only when they no longer have anything to say and take to performing instead of stating.
The artist's talent sits uneasy as an object of public acclaim, having been so long an object of private despair.
As Coleridge said, "We receive but what we give.
" The happy life is a life of continual generosity in which we go out to meet and acclaim the world.
It is the fate of every truth to be an object of ridicule when it is first acclaimed.
If critics and fanboys weren't suckers for simplistic nihilism and high-pressure marketing, Afterlife would be universally acclaimed as a visionary feat, superior to Inception and Avatar on every level.