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The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has

Author: Alan Ashley-Pitt


Nobody goes there anymore. It's too crowded.

Author: Yogi Berra (1925)

Profession: American Baseball Player

Look, when that crowd gets to cheering, when we know they're with us, when we know they like us, we play better. A hell of a lot better!

Author: Bill Carlin


If it has to choose who is to be crucified, the crowd will always save Barabbas.

Author: Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)

Profession: French Author, Filmmaker

The crowd gives the leader new strength

Author: Evenus

Profession: Ancient Greek Poet

Towns are full of people, houses full of tenants, hotels full of guests, trains full of travelers, cafés full of customers, parks full of promenaders, consulting-rooms of famous doctors full of patients, theatres full of spectators, and beaches full of bathers. What previously was, in general, no problem, now begins to be an everyday one, namely, to find room.

Author: Jose Ortega Y Gasset (1883-1955)

Profession: Spanish Essayist, Philosopher

Spiritual superiority only sees the individual. But alas, ordinarily we human beings are sensual and, therefore, as soon as it is a gathering, the impression changes -- we see something abstract, the crowd, and we become different. But in the eyes of God, the infinite spirit, all the millions that have lived and now live do not make a crowd, He only sees each individual.

Author: Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855)

Profession: Danish Philosopher, Writer

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.

Author: Gustave Le Bon (1841-1931)

Profession: French Author

If there is a look of human eyes that tells of perpetual loneliness, so there is also the familiar look that is the sign of perpetual crowds.

Author: Alice Meynell (1847-1922)

Profession: British Poet, Essayist

The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.

Author: Source Unknown


Great bodies of people are never responsible for what they do.

Author: Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)

Profession: British Novelist, Essayist

The only certainty about following the crowd is that you will all get there together.

Author: Mychal Wynn

Profession: American Author