154 Crowd Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of crowd quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about following the crowd.

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The Most Famous Crowd Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Never give advice in a crowd. — Arabic Proverbs

Crowds are somewhat like the sphinx of ancient fable: It is necessary to arrive at a solution of the problems offered by their psychology or to resign ourselves to being devoured by them. — Gustave Le Bon

Business today consists in persuading crowds. — Gerald Stanley Lee

People don't go there anymore. It's too crowded. — Yogi Berra

In crowds it is stupidity and not mother wit that is accumulated. — Gustave Le Bon

We two are to ourselves a crowd. — Ovid

The time when most of you should withdraw into yourself is when you are forced to be in a crowd. — Epicurus

A crowd is not merely impulsive and mobile. Like a savage, it is not prepared to admit that anything can come between its desire and the realisation of its desire. — Gustave Le Bon

Man goes into the noisy crowd to drown his own clamour of silence. — Rabindranath Tagore

Never follow the crowd. — Bernard Baruch

Short Crowd Quotes

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  • A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd. — James Crook
  • The roar of the crowd has always been the sweetest music. It's intoxicating. — Vin Scully
  • A charming woman... doesn't follow the crowd. She is herself. — Loretta Young
  • Gaza has 1.2 million Palestinians living in crowded places and the resistance will be strong. — Ahmed Yassin
  • A hardworking man is better than a crowd of loafers. — Swedish Proverbs
  • In order to lead the orchestra, you must first turn your back to the crowd. — Mike Mentzer
  • I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion. — Henry David Thoreau
  • You can't blend in when you were born to stand out. — R. J. Palacio
  • Most days, we'd rather be wrong with the crowd than be right by ourselves. — James Clear
  • Be wise and don't let good things crowd out those that are essential. — Richard G. Scott

Top 10 Crowd Quotes

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A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd. — James Crook

Yes, a dictator can be loved. Provided that the masses fear him at the same time. The crowd love strong men. The crowd is like a woman. — Benito Mussolini

I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills When all at once I saw a crowd A host of golden daffodils Beside the lake beneath the trees Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. — William Wordsworth

Don’t join an easy crowd; you won’t grow. Go where the expectations and the demands to perform are high. — Jim Rohn

The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before. — Albert Einstein

The nineteenth century lynching mob cuts off ears, toes, and fingers, strips off flesh, and distributes portions of the body as souvenirs among the crowd. — Ida B. Wells

I have never wished to cater to the crowd; for what I know they do not approve, and what they approve I do not know. — Epicurus

A person without conviction is a weak, jellyfish type of individual who mindlessly follows the crowd. — Rick Warren

A crowd is not merely impulsive and mobile. Like a savage, it is not prepared to admit that anything can come between its desire and the realisation of its desire. — Gustave Le Bon

The roar of the crowd has always been the sweetest music. It's intoxicating. — Vin Scully

Crowd quote The woman who follows the crowd will usually go on further than the crowd. The w
The woman who follows the crowd will usually go on further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.

It Crowd Quotes

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You and I were created by God to be so much more than normal…Following the crowd is not a winning approach to life. In the end it’s a loser’s game, because we never become who God created us to be by trying to be like everybody else. — Tim Tebow

Somali is turning into a desert. Rwanda, you can hardly find a place to plant a potato, it's so crowded. — Jim Fowler

Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd. — Louis Aragon

Crowd quote It is better to walk alone, than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.
It is better to walk alone, than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.

Being a contrarian is not about going against the crowd for the sake of it; it is about independent thinking and having a solid rationale for your beliefs. — Gautam Baid

Now everybody's got a crazy notion of their own. Some like to mix up with a crowd, some like to be alone. It's no one elses' business as far as I can see, but every time that I go out the people stare at me, with me little ukulele in me hand. — George Formby

If you compare the number of people who climb Everest to the number who climb Mt. Blanc, it is like only 2 percent. But people don't talk about how crowded Mt. Blanc is. — Nirmal Purja

Crowd quote It's easy to stand with the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone.
It's easy to stand with the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone.

A lot of people want to get involved, so thinking up Vines that require crowds is always good. But I've definitely gotten tweets before that were like, 'Just saw Logan Paul shooting a Vine and ran in the other direction!' so it's not for everyone. — Logan Paul

It's better to walk alone, than with a crowd going in the wrong direction. — Diane Grant

A good DJ is always looking at the crowd, seeing what they’re like, seeing whether it’s working; communicating with them. Smiling at them. And a bad DJ is always looking down at what they’re doing all the time and just doing their thing that they practiced in their bedroom — Fatboy Slim

Remember, this is not all or nothing. But it is about crowding out the junk with healthy food that nourishes your body and helps you to thrive. — Will Bulsiewicz

Following The Crowd Quotes

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Only the self-sufficient stand alone - most people follow the crowd and imitate. — Bruce Lee

There comes a time as an artist, can't follow the crowd. You have to do YOU, and make the crowd follow you. — Bob Marley

No one achieves great things by following the crowd. Have a spine. Strike your own path. — Robert Kiyosaki

Crowd quote It takes nothing to join the crowd. It takes everything to stand alone.
It takes nothing to join the crowd. It takes everything to stand alone.

I am learning to understand rather than immediately judge or to be judged. I cannot blindly follow the crowd and accept their approach. I will not allow myself to indulge in the usual manipulating game of role creation. Fortunately for me, my self-knowled — Bruce Lee

Don't follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you. — Margaret Thatcher

It is a decision that compassion is more important than fear, than fitting in, than following the crowd. — Glennon Melton

Crowd quote The greatest fear in the world is of the opinions of other, and the moment you a
The greatest fear in the world is of the opinions of other, and the moment you are unafraid of the crowd, you are no longer a sheep, you become a lion. A great roar arises in you heart, the roar of freedom.

The superior person is in harmony, but does not follow the crowd. The lesser person follows the crowd, but is not in harmony. — Confucius

After following the crowd for a while, I'd then go 180 degrees in the exact opposite direction. It always worked for me. — Elliott Erwitt

The one who walks alone, is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been. — Albert Einstein

Follow Your Bliss. Not someone else’s idea of your bliss. Not what you think should be your bliss. Not what you think would impress the crowd or appease the family. Your BLISS. What truly gets you giddy. — Brian Johnson

Wrong Crowd Quotes

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Wherever the crowd goes run in the other direction. They're always wrong. — Charles Bukowski

The masses are always wrong...Wisdom is doing everything the crowd does not do. All you do is reverse the totality of their learning and you have the heaven they're looking for. — Charles Bukowski

Over the long run, the crowd is always wrong. — Seth Klarman

Crowd quote The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The w
The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.

I have never felt so lonely as on a golf course in the midst of a championship with thousands of people around, especially when things began to go wrong and the crowds started wandering away. — Bobby Jones

Chances are, if you are following the crowd, you're following the wrong path. — Bob Proctor

Running with the wrong crowd will never help you. — Ryan Cabrera

Crowd quote Go the extra mile. It's never crowded.
Go the extra mile. It's never crowded.

The highways are crowded with people who drive as if their sole purpose in getting behind the wheel is to avenge every wrong done them by man, beast or fate. The only thing that keeps them in line is their fear of death, jail and lawsuits. — Hunter S. Thompson

I'm not just gonna go after the black Jesse Jackson they all want to make fun of, but I know the wrong people are gonna laugh at that. I don't want to play to that crowd. I don't. — Chris Matthews

A lot of comedians, when they have a bad gig, will blame everything but themselves. They'll blame the crowd, or the room was wrong, it had a weird vibe, or the promoter promoted a weird atmosphere. — Allan Carr

I've seen a lot of people - for example, Lindsay Lohan - who got into the wrong crowd. I always have my eye on what I want. And I don't want anything to distract me from that. — Ashley Benson

Stand Out From The Crowd Quotes

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Be the one to stand out in the crowd. — Joel Osteen

It's simple ... go the extra mile and you will stand out from the crowd — Robin Crow

There are two ways of making yourself stand out from the crowd. One is by having a job so big you can go home before the bell rings if you want to. The other is by finding so much to do that you must stay after the others have gone. The one who enjoys the former once took advantage of the latter. — Henry Ford

Crowd quote Dont follow the crowd. Let the crowd follow you.
Dont follow the crowd. Let the crowd follow you.

If you want to stand out from the crowd, give people a reason not to forget you — Richard Branson

A great piece of advice for online dating is to stand out from the crowd. So greetings like "hello" and "hi" are very common. They do less well than things that are a little bit quirky or a little bit weird, like "howdy" or "holla." The rarer your salutation, the better it does, in general. — Christian Rudder

Crowd Pleasers Quotes

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The fun little proofs that you can do with algebra - they are sort of like crowd pleasers in a way. Like, the .9 repeating equaling one. It doesn't take a lot of algebra to prove that, and it's really fun. It kind of wows people. It's like they're watching magic happen right before their eyes. — Danica McKellar

It was important to me to be cool as a comedian. I didn't want to be a crowd-pleaser who sent out the vibe of, "I need you guys." I wanted to be so cool that the audience could leave and I would still be killing, that I didn't want to have to rely on them or need them. That really appealed to me. — Anthony Jeselnik

A big, sweeping, and rapturous Hollywood love story that could turn out to be the most revolutionary movie of the year! A film in which love feels almost as if it were being invented. It is also a rare crowd-pleaser with the potential to change hearts and minds. — Owen Gleiberman

Crowd quote It takes nothing to join the crowd. It takes everything to STAND ALONE!
It takes nothing to join the crowd. It takes everything to STAND ALONE!

I love to go to a regular movie theater, especially when the movie is a big crowd-pleaser. It's much better watching a movie with 500 people making noise than with just a dozen. — Steven Spielberg

I was definitely never a crowd pleaser. — Johnny Depp

Arnold Palmer is the biggest crowd pleaser since the invention of the portable sanitary facility. — Bob Hope

Crowd quote Don't follow the crowd. Let the crowd follow you.
Don't follow the crowd. Let the crowd follow you.

If the Constitution was a movie, the Preamble would be the trailer, the First Amendment the establishing shot, the 13th the crowd pleaser and the 14th the ultimate hero scene. — Henry Rollins

Hopefully people are upset for the reason I want them to be upset. Even when I was doing open mics, I've always had people upset. I've never been the consummate crowd-pleaser. — David Cross

A Face In The Crowd Quotes

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As the language of the face is universal, so 'tis very comprehensive; no laconism can reach it: 'Tis the short hand of the mind, and crowds a great deal in a little room — Jeremy Collier

There's no better feeling than sitting on the team bus travelling to the Millennium Stadium knowing that the team will be playing in front of 74,500 people. You're driven through the crowds where you see the smiles on people's faces and I get a huge buzz out of that. — Warren Gatland

A psychiatrist once told me early in treatment, "Stop trying to make me like you," and what a sobering and welcome smack in the face that statement was. Yet somehow, every day of my life is still a campaign for popularity, or better yet, a crowded funeral. — John Waters

Crowd quote Be the best. It's the only market thats not crowded.
Be the best. It's the only market thats not crowded.

Allure is a word very few people use nowadays, but it's something that exists. Allure holds you, doesn't it? Whether it's a gaze or a glance in the street or a face in the crowd or someone sitting opposite you at lunch... you are held — Diana Vreeland

For here the religion that languishes in crowded cities or steals shame-faced to hide itself in dim churches, flourishes greatly, filling the soul with a solemn joy. Face to face with Nature on the vast hills at eventide, who does not feel himself near to the Unseen? — William Henry Hudson

Hijras are a sexual minority that is visible, and yet we are treated as the invisibles. I believe I was never invisible. I thought, "I'm the face in the crowd, not the crowd." — Laxmi Narayan Tripathi

You really see life around the principals to be as important as the main, principal actors. That's what cinéma vérité taught me - that it's not a question of having a main character, a great actor, and the rest is unimportant. Every detail, every face in the crowd is important. — Milos Forman

London and the south-east of England are very crowded spaces. Wherever a new runway is placed, thousands will be affected. Residents in nearby Longford, Harmondsworth and Sipson, which lie to the north of Heathrow, face having their homes compulsorily purchased for land to build the new runway. — Tim Bowler

I was tormented by my desire for a woman ... I thought so much about a woman, about women, about all the ones I had known, about all the circumstances in which I had enjoyed them, that my cell would be filled with their faces and crowded with my desires. — Albert Camus

Elaine and I got married in summer 1979, we went on our honeymoon and came back for the premiere of Scum. All of sudden my face was on billboards in Leicester Square and people were crowding outside the cinema, going mad about the film. It was a complete shock. — Ray Winstone

Don't Follow The Crowd Quotes

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Don’t follow the crowd and don’t overstress diversification. — Philip Arthur Fisher

'Don't be the moth. Be the light bulb.' When I say that I mean don't follow the crowd. Just shine. Be the light bulb. Do your thing. Pave your own path. — Sara Paxton

Society tells me to follow my own truth, but I don't let society tell me what to do. If you need someone to tell you that, chances are you're part of the crowd that will move on to the next fashion that comes around. — Criss Jami

Don't follow the crowd. The crowd doesn't get there. They just run round and around in a crazy race. It never ends. — Frederick Lenz

As an entrepreneur, don't follow the crowd; let them follow you. — George Foreman

Those who follow the crowd usually get lost in it. I don't know all the keys to success, but one key to failure is to try to please everyone. — Rick Warren

Crow Quotes

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If you want to fly with the eagles you can't hang out with the crows. — Brock Lesnar

If the Great Spirit had desired me to be a white man he would have made me so in the first place. He put in your heart certain wishes and plans, and in my heart he put other and different desires. It is not necessary for eagles to be crows. — Sitting Bull

No other country in the world imprisons so many of its racial or ethnic minorities. The United States imprisons a larger percentage of its black population than South Africa did at the height of apartheid — Michelle Alexander

Like Jim Crow (and slavery), mass incarceration operates as a tightly networked system of laws, policies, customs, and institutions that operate collectively to ensure the subordinate status of a group defined largely by race. — Michelle Alexander

The first Republican I knew was my father and he is still the Republican I most admire. He joined our party because the Democrats in Jim Crow Alabama of 1952 would not register him to vote. The Republicans did. My father has never forgotten that day, and neither have I. — Condoleezza Rice

Intellectual is a parrot; wise man is a crow. One is repetitive; other is creative! — Mehmet Murat Ildan

My dear soul, flee from the worthless, stay close only to those with a pure heart. Like attracts like. A crow will lead you to the graveyard, a parrot to a lump of sugar. — Rumi

(F)or 50 years, the well-meaning leftist agenda has been able to do to blacks what Jim Crow and harsh discrimination could never have done: family breakdown, illegitimacy and low academic achievement. — Walter E. Williams

Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole. — Ta-Nehisi Coates

Black women, historically, have been doubly victimized by the twin immoralities of Jim Crow and Jane Crow. ... Black women, faced with these dual barriers, have often found that sex bias is more formidable than racial bias. — Pauli Murray

Large Crowds Quotes

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A large group of us were crowded into the Gestapo hall, and at that moment the circumstances of all our lives were the same. All of us occupied the same space, the men behind the desk no less than those about to be questioned. What distinguished each of us was only our inner attitude. — Etty Hillesum

The adoring crowds and overwhelming Democratic support in the 2008 election was based largely on joy at jettisoning Bush and the appeal of electing a superbly qualified charismatic African American leader. — Mary Frances Berry

I felt that I had been happy and that I was happy again. For everything to be consummated, for me to feel less alone, I had only to wish that there be a large crowd of spectators the day of my execution and that they greet me with cries of hate. — Albert Camus

You can spend your whole life trying to be popular, but at the end of the day, the size of the crowd at your funeral will be largely dictated by the weather. — Frank Skinner

Over all crowds there seems to float a vague distress, an atmosphere of pervasive melancholy, as if any large gathering of people creates an aura of terror and pity. — Emile Zola

My father always used to say, "Don't raise your voice. Improve your argument." Good sense does not always lie with the loudest shouters, nor can we say that a large, unruly crowd is always the best arbiter of what is right. — Desmond Tutu

I like the performing part, it gives me a huge rush but it still makes me nervous. Being in front of large crowds is intimidating to me and I feel myself withdrawing. — Torrie Wilson

Oh, I get pretty fired up on the court. I try to play with a lot of emotion, especially when I'm playing in front of a large crowd. I want to go out and do my best, and to do that, I have to play with the most energy possible. — Lleyton Hewitt

The actions of the police division today will be to assist the church for the funeral. We anticipate that a fairly large crowd will be outside the church and the general area, ... We're trying to approach everything with common sense. — Thomas Streicher

If football players were armed with guns, there wouldn't be stadiums large enough to hold the crowds. — Irwin Shaw

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Crowd quote by Maureen O'Hara

Lost in a crowd of greats, not a single Oscar. That's showbiz. — Maureen O'Hara

Crowd quote by Jim Rohn

Don't join an easy crowd; you won't grow. — Jim Rohn

A crowd of grade-three thinkers, all shouting the same thing, all warming their hands at the fire of their own prejudices, will not thank you for pointing out the contradictions in their beliefs. Man is a gregarious animal, and enjoys agreement as cows will graze all the same way on the side of a hill. — William Golding

You must assume the feeling of the wish fulfilled until your assumption has all the sensory vividness of reality. You must imagine that you are already experiencing what you desire. That is, you must assume the feeling of the fulfillment of your desire until you are possessed by it and this feeling crowds all other ideas out of your consciousness. — Neville Goddard

Only two kinds of people can attain self-knowledge: those who are not encumbered at all with learning, that is to say, whose minds are not over-crowded with thoughts borrowed from others; and those who, after studying all the scriptures and sciences, have come to realise that they know nothing. — Ramakrishna

Leadership is getting players to believe in you. If you tell a teammate you're ready to play as tough as you're able to, you'd better go out there and do it. Players will see right through a phony. And they can tell when you're not giving it all you've got. Leadership is diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved, getting other players involved. It's being able to take it as well as dish it out. That's the only way you're going to get respect from the players. — Larry Bird

For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. — Francis Bacon

One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honor or observation. — Walter Scott

Disgust is a very powerful tool for bringing about crowd violence. If a group can be dehumanized and made into the Other, the ‘them,’ to treat that group horribly is made much easier. — Robert M. Sapolsky

Solitude is strength; to depend on the presence of the crowd is weakness. The man who needs a mob to nerve him is much more alone than he imagines. — Paul Brunton

The average person is gregarious; there is something in the spirit of the crowd that adds to the enjoyment of entertainment. — Ivor Novello

The coconut trees, lithe and graceful, crowd the beach like a minuet of slender elderly virgins adopting flippant poses. — William Manchester

There's a lot of guys up there who like wearing a suit or try doing jokes that they think will play to a certain crowd, or maybe get them corporate work. I've always written jokes that I would want to hear. So, I'm trying to entertain myself more than anything. — Jim Jefferies

The effects of the legacy media and Big Tech promote clear psychological manipulation, which has deeply distorted public-health policy. The Davos oligarchs have demonstrated their gross incompetence to all the world over the last two years. I sincerely believe that we can break through the effects of the madness of crowds, the mass formation. — Robert W. Malone

But words are water in Amsterdam, they flood your ears and set the rot, and the church's east corner is crowded. — Jessie Burton

We may ignore, but we can nowhere evade the presence of God. The world is crowded with Him. He walks everywhere incognito. — C. S. Lewis

There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded. — Mark Twain

As geographers, Sosius, crowd into the edges of their maps parts of the world which they do not know about, adding notes in the margin to the effect that beyond this lies nothing but sandy deserts full of wild beasts, and unapproachable bogs. — Plutarch

We who live in quiet places have the opportunity to become acquainted with ourselves, to think our own thoughts and live our own lives in a way that is not possible for those keeping up with the crowd. — Laura Ingalls Wilder

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