quote by Holly Johnson

This hype word bothers me though It always sounds like an accusation, what does it mean, advertising, column inches in the press? Bands themselves are never really responsible for all of that. That is something that happens to you when you sell millions of records.

— Holly Johnson

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There's something that happens to you when you come back to your hometown.


You have to find what makes you stable in the storm.

Then, no matter what's happening round you, no matter what the hype or the publicity, you can still manage to make leaps in your work as an artist.

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If you hype something and it succeeds, you're a genius - it wasn't a hype.

If you hype it and it fails, then it was just a hype.

However, the radio and national media depend much more on the hype from a good record label, and from a " buzz " about a band, then from just one or two good shows. There are a lot of artists that have a ton of good press going for them, and still do not make it big in the US.

I ain't got no beef with east coast, I think it's just being hyped up.


There is a lot of hype and fear about this much-talked-about prospect of designer babies.

The greatest threat to the constitutional right to vote is voter fraud.

You know, I had the ability like a catalyst to really get everybody hyped up.

Ghostface, catch the blast of a hype verse, My glock bursts, leave in a hearse, I did worse. I come rough, tough like an elephant tusk, Ya head rush, fly like Egyptian musk.

Now, what tends to happen is that the stories get hyped.

And the medicines are not quite as revolutionary and as dramatic as they seem to be. But, certainly, various phases of this problem are being attacked by the pharmaceutical companies.


When you work on your own life, you are less likely to hyper focus on the imperfections of your husband.

All war is based on deception.

There have been high crimes and misdemeanors, but they have been committed by the special prosecutor and the Congress, not the president.

People will go for anything they don't understand if it's got enough hype.

The business is all about gush and hype. You never have a bad meeting in L.A.


It's clear enough that there was substantial fraud in Ohio, thus delivering the Electoral College vote for President Bush.

Narcissism and self-deception are survival mechanisms without which many of us might just jump off a bridge.

It's a sad day when the leaders of the free world engage in such deception and trickery. I voted against this unnecessary war and will continue to argue that the best way to support our troops is to bring them home.

All of the young people - the artsy people, people who get overlooked because they're weird or they don't have hype around them - need to get some shine.

...people will go for anything they don't understand if it's got enough hype. They want to be hip, want always to be in on the new thing so they don't look unhip. White people are especially like that, particularly when a black person is doing something they don't understand...That's what I thought was happening when Ornette hit town.


They say don't believe your own hype, but if you don't why would anyone else? To be great you have to believe you can do great things.

All the buildup and hype, everything else, is foam. The game is the beer.

The petty man is eager to make boasts, yet desires that others should believe in him. He enthusiastically engages in deception, yet wants others to have affection for him. He conducts himself like an animal, yet wants others to think well of him.

I have discovered the art of deceiving diplomats. I tell them the truth and they never believe me.

I'm impressed with the people from Chicago. Hollywood is hype, New York is talk, Chicago is work.


The fact is, beneath the hype, Iraqis will soon appreciate American help and idealism far more than French perfidy. It is never wrong to be on the side of freedom - never.

I don't like hype cluttering art.

When you get to be President, there are all those things, the honors, the twenty-one gun salutes, all those things. You have to remember it isn't for you. It's for the Presidency.

Once you look past the hype, actors are nothing more than fugitives from reality who specialize in contradiction: we are both children and hardened adults—wide-eyed pupils and jaded working stiffs.

A lie does not consist in the indirect position of words, but in the desire and intention, by false speaking, to deceive and injure your neighbour.


Running is something you just do. You don’t need a goal. You don’t need a race. You don’t need the hype of a so-called fitness craze. All you need is a cheap pair of shoes and some time; the rest will follow.

I hate the hype. When 50 Cent came out, people were saying that he was the best rapper alive: "Oh, he got shot nine times, he's better than Tupac, he's better than Biggie." That was all hype.

Grunge was so self-consciously lowbrow and nonaspirational that it seemed, at first, impervious to the hype and glamour normally applied swiftly to any emerging trend. But sure enough, grunge anthems found their way onto the soundtracks of television commercials, and Dodge Neons were hawked by kids in flannel shirts saying, 'Whatever.'

I stayed away from drugs, I never smoked a pipe.

When I wanna get high, I smoke the mic. I never did white lines, I only write lines, and I ain't sniffin' nothing but the vapors from hype rhymes.