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Please enjoy these Crowded Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.
I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself,
than be crowded on a velvet cushion.
- Henry David Thoreau
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The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
- Napoleon Hill
The filth and noise of the crowded streets soon destroy
the elasticity of health which belongs to the country boy.
- Rutherford B. Hayes
Free speech means the right to shout 'theatre' in a crowded fire.
- Abbie Hoffman
It used to be twelve people crowded around a sewing table;
now it's ten.
- Benjamin Shahn
Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give
a sense of quiet in a crowded day -
like writing a poem or saying a prayer.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Crowded classrooms and half-day sessions are a tragic
waste of our greatest national resource -
the minds of our children.
- Walt Disney
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Nobody goes there anymore.
It's too crowded.
- Yogi Berra
The hours we pass with happy prospects in view are
more pleasing than those crowded with fruition.
- Oliver Goldsmith
The ideas of an age are most abundant where they are
not crowded by original ideas.
- Franz Grillparzer
To wait for hours to buy a train ticket or to see a
doctor is accepted as a normal way of doing things.
Privacy is not a great preoccupation,
and this is a very crowded country.
- Nancy Travis
Somali is turning into a desert.
Rwanda, you can hardly find a place to plant a potato,
it's so crowded.
- Jim Fowler
One crowded hour of glorious life is worth an age without a name.
- Walter Scott
In the crowded and difficult conditions of a steep hillside,
houses have had to struggle to establish their territory and to survive.
- Stephen Gardiner
It's never crowded along the extra mile.
- Wayne Dyer
There's no such thing as a crowded battlefield.
Battlefields are lonely places.
- Alfred M. Gray
There were three of us in this marriage,
so it was a bit crowded.
- Princess Diana
Spare me the whispering, crowded room,
the friends who come and gape and go,
the ceremonious air of gloom - all, which makes death a hideous show.
- Matthew Arnold
I'd get into a room and disappear into the woodwork.
Now the rooms are so crowded with reporters getting
behind-the-scenes stories that nobody can get behind-the-scenes stories.
- Theodore White
Not in the clamor of the crowded street,
not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng,
but in ourselves, are triumph and defeat.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If he'd just crowded me down to the side of the asphalt,
I'd have been OK.
But when he ran me completely off the racetrack,
I lost it.
- Cale Yarborough
It is never very crowded at the front.
- Creighton W. Abrams, Jr.
Gaza has 1.2 million Palestinians living in crowded
places and the resistance will be strong.
- Ahmed Yassin
In most communities it is illegal
to cry "fire" in a crowded assembly.
Should it not be considered serious international misconduct
to manufacture a general war scare
in an effort to achieve local political aims?
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
Mumbai is home, so there's no comparison.
But then again, New York's a lot like Mumbai,
which is why I choose to live there.
It's fast, crowded (in a good way), the people are
friendly and it's full of color and race,
Unfortunately, the traffic's also just as bad.
- Lavrenti Lopes
Heretofore there has always been in the history of
the world a comparatively unoccupied land westward,
into which the crowded countries of the East have poured
their surplus populations.
- Josiah Strong
I am more of a New Yorker than ever and just actually,
sometimes I fantasize about living somewhere else,
where it's maybe not quite so crowded or stressful,
blah, blah, blah and after September 11th,
I guess I could just not imagine living anywhere else.
- Sigourney Weaver
My great forte in killing buffaloes was to get them
circling by riding my horse at the head of the herd
and shooting their leaders.
Thus the brutes behind were crowded to the left,
so that they were soon going round and round.
- Buffalo Bill
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
We have met on a solemn occasion, and in this crowded
assembly there is one thing that appears important,
that is, for every one of us to be still,
that if any thing should he said, every one may the better hear.
- Elias Hicks
One night all the James Brown band was playing on stage
and I look in the back and I could see Mick Jagger
and Keith Richards trying to get in the club and they
couldn't get in cause it was to crowded.
- Tommy Chong
Nor is it the least advantage to health,
accruing from such a way of life, that it expose those
who follow it to fewer temptations to vice,
than persons who live in crowded society.
- William Falconer
A lady is smarter than a gentleman, maybe,
she can sew a fine seam, she can have a baby,
she can use her intuition instead of her brain,
but she can't fold a paper in a crowded train.
- Phyllis McGinley
Did you know that Christmas Day is absolutely the best day to fly? It is.
No crowded airports and crowded planes.
I always flew to Australia.
That's what Christmas was for me - a plane journey to the next tournament.
- Monica Seles
There is in every American, I think,
something of the old Daniel Boone -
when he could see the smoke from another chimney,
felt himself too crowded and moved further out into the wilderness.
- Hubert H. Humphrey
I have always loved to sit in ferry and railroad stations and watch the people,
to walk on crowded streets, just walk along among the people,
and see their faces, to be among people on street cars and trains and boats.
- Ella R. Bloor
Even on a personal note, my dressing table downstairs is crowded with things,
like a mini landscape.
It's a city with buildings and towers and roads.
There's a pool and a little park.
When I move something around it becomes a different tableau.
- Tony Curtis
When a place gets crowded enough to require ID's,
social collapse is not far away.
It is time to go elsewhere.
The best thing about space travel is that it made it
possible to go elsewhere.
- Robert A. Heinlein
Australia is so cool that it's hard to even know where to start describing it.
The beaches are beautiful; so is the weather.
Not too crowded.
Great food, great music, really nice people.
It must be a lot like Los Angeles was many years ago.
- Mary-Kate Olsen
It's great to be recognized when I'm looking for a
table at a crowded restaurant,
but I still don't put it to best use.
I'm such a lump.
I won't cut the line.
It's my Catholic guilt.
I gotta get used to it.
- Christopher Meloni
We were totally unprepared for such a large quantity of visitors,
and in view of the preservation of the antiquities
they being very crowded and in poor preservation,
we were obliged to refuse admission until some preparation
was made to safeguard the objects.
- Howard Carter
No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono
Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation
can be trusted to act humanely
or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
- Bertrand Russell
Little do men perceive what solitude is,
and how far it extendeth.
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
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude.
It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
- Louis Aragon
A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
- Max Lucado
It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinions;
it is easy in solitude to live after your own;
but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd
keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have been swamped with tremendous response.
I am expecting a huge crowd.
- Frances Wright
Normally, the same strange impulse which brings a crowd
to an accident is present in the reaction to a concert
in which something goes wrong.
- Lara St.
You get yourself up for it somehow, and your endurance
and the crowd gets you up,
- Janet Jackson
I just wish the crowd I was associated with was more
passionate about what they were doing and less consumed
with the commerce of the art form.
- Shia LaBeouf
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.
It's tempting, because as one senator said to me,
'We know if we invite baseball down,
we'll draw a crowd'.
- Fay Vincent
But this is a little different.
This is the adult acting.
This is a different crowd.
It's more work and more good work.
People will have their opinion regardless.
- Shia LaBeouf
When the crowd appreciates you, it encourages you to be a little more daring,
- Julius Erving
I've had a few gigs where things have got out of hand
and there has been a huge crush with my fans.
They are important and I don't want them being hurt.
They are a mad crowd.
- Justin Bieber
When I read commentary about suggestions for where C should go,
I often think back and give thanks that it wasn't developed
under the advice of a worldwide crowd.
- Dennis Ritchie
I'm very shy in a crowd.
- Patti LaBelle
The desert has its holiness of silence,
the crowd its holiness of conversation.
- Walter Elliot
When I'm forced by circumstances to be in a crowd of prisoners,
it's all I can do to refrain from attack.
- Jack Henry Abbott
Every crowd has a silver lining.
- P. T. Barnum
Japan is quite weird because they wait for you to say
something before they respond.
You can literally hear a pin drop, they don't make
a sound until you say something to the crowd.
- Kelly Jones
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd,
like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees,
will often be stung for his curiosity.
- Alexander Pope
Racing a thoroughbred grand prix car in front of a
home crowd will be a surreal and mighty experience.
- Nigel Mansell
But if two's company, three's a crowd -
and that demands the omniscient point of view.
- Arthur Herzog
My main form of transportation at that time was a bicycle,
because bicycles could move though the crowd.
- John Pomfret
I was quite moved to see this huge crowd which attended
the ceremony in the middle of the town.
- Hermann Maier
The crowd makes the ballgame.
- Ty Cobb
We were brash young fellows'.
I was always hanging with the older crowd anyway.
The musicians were the Hip Cats, and I was hanging with them anyway.
I Just started out real early.
- Bootsy Collins
The crowd may be influenced easily, largely because it is a crowd.
- Ivor Novello
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