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popularity Quotes

21 of the best book quotes about popularity
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“If you base your identity on having friends, being accepted, and being popular, you may find yourself compromising your standards or changing them every weekend to accommodate your friends.”
Sean Covey
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Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens
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teenagers
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“So often, in our quest to be more popular and to be part of the ‘in-group,’ we lose sight of things that are far more important . . .”
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“Though I was probably the richest kid in school, I was by no means the most popular.”
Landon Carter
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“I don’t want to be ugly all my life. I want those perfect eyes and lips, and for everyone to look at me and gasp. And for everyone who sees me to think, ‘Who’s that?’ and want to get to know me, and listen to what I say.”
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“You’re still yourself on the inside, Shay. But when you’re pretty, people pay more attention.”
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“They’ll either want to kill you, kiss you, or be you.”
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But, by careful observation from the sidelines, I’d worked out that social success is often built on pretending just a little. Popular people sometimes have to laugh at things they don’t find very funny, do things they don’t particularly want to, with people whose company they don’t particularly enjoy. Not me. I had decided, years ago, that if the choice was between that or flying solo, then I’d fly solo. It was safer that way.
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“The persistent refusal of the Adamses to sacrifice the integrity of their own intellectual and moral standards and values for the sake of winning public office or popular favor is another of the measuring rods by which we may measure the divergence of American life from its starting point.”
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It was as Harry suspected. Everyone here seemed to have been invited because they were connected to somebody well-known or influential – everyone except Ginny.
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“I will restore to thee The people’s hearts, and wean them from themselves.”
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“I wasn’t popular but I wasn’t an outcast. I was everywhere with everybody, and at the same time I was all by myself.”
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“I wish I were popular and beautiful and wealthy and talented.”
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“I’ve heard so many stories I don’t know which one is the most popular. But I do know which is the least popular. The truth.”
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“Virtues are, in the popular estimate, rather the exception than the rule.”
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“To be great is to be misunderstood.”
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“The more popular you became, the more haters you acquired.”
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“So now books were her only friends. She’d read Lord of the Rings so often she could recite whole scenes by memory. “It was not a skill that aided one in becoming popular.”
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“Don’t try too hard to be cool. It always shows, and that’s uncool.”
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“She’s moderately unpopular which makes a romance between us more likely.”
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“It was rigged, the whole thing, every year. There were no more nominations and then came the vote. Marion Hawthorne got it. Every year either Marion or Rachel Hennessey got it.”
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″...that leaves Harold Barton to decide who’s in and who’s not. That’s because he has the swimming pool and the biggest house. So he acts like he knows everything, and kids believe him because kids like swimming.”

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