Popularity is the crown of laurel which the world puts on bad art. Whatever is popular is wrong.
— Oscar Wilde

The strongest poison ever known came from Caesar's laurel crown.
William Blake laurel quote

Resting on your laurels is as dangerous as resting when you are walking in the snow. You doze off and die in your sleep.
— Ludwig Wittgenstein

Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories.
— Douglas MacArthur

The nation's government has just handed me the bill that grants us our civil rights. I am receiving it before you, certain that I am accepting this on behalf of all Argentinean women, and I can feel my hands tremble with joy as they grasp the laurel proclaiming victory.
— laurel quotation by Evita Peron