Quotes of Attendance

“ All audiences should be slightly off balance. ”

- Richard Thompson

“ The attendance has just been incredible. ”

- Steve Jones

“ While attendance at traditional churches has been declining for decades... the evangelical movement is growing, and it is changing the way America worships. ”

- Tom Brokaw

“ There isn't anything that says he has to be in attendance 100 percent of the time,... We can't put an amount of time. He has to deliver the service that's in his contract. ”

- William Mitchell

“ We've gone from being last in the league in attendance last year to being a t op 10 team in season-ticket sales this year,... The fans here have really stepped up and made it happen. ”

- George Shinn

“ The idea behind that was to encourage regular attendance. ”

- Irwin Shaw

“ Plus, weve offered 25 percent of allocations from the naming rights at the stadium, so in our estimation, the city would receive a minimum of three times what they are receiving now, which is doable in a market of this size. Any team in a market the size of Hidalgo County should be aiming for higher attendance than what it is now. ”

- John Bryant

“ We are born at the rise of the curtain and we die with its fall, and every night in the presence of our patrons we write our new creation, and every night it is blotted out forever; and of what use is it to say to audience or to critic, "Ah, but you should have seen me last Tuesday?". ”

- Micheal Macliammoir

“ You can make an audience see nearly anything, if you yourself believe in it. ”

- Mary Renault

“ The normal things you need to look out for are attendance at school, dropping grades and taking time away from the home. ”

- Chuck Williams

“ Attendance is not where we wish it would be. ”

- Randy Newman

“ We convince by our presence. ”

- Walt Whitman

“ I never failed to convince an audience that the best thing they could do was to go away. ”

- Thomas Love Peacock

“ Presence is more than just being there. ”

- Malcolm S. Forbes

“ He's a ruthless dictator but he also thinks he's a playwright. Saddam wrote a play called 'Zabiba and the King' … attendance has dropped off since Nathan Lane has left the show. ”

- David Letterman

“ No man is regular in his attendance at the House of Commons until he is married. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ Church attendance is as vital to a disciple as a transfusion of rich, healthy blood to a sick man. ”

- Dwight L. Moody

“ Now, if King Crimson accepts responsibility for innovating its own tradition, you can't accept responsibility for the audience. And there is an enormous tangible weight of expectation, which comes from an audience attending a King Crimson concert. ”

- Robert Fripp

“ You have to look at success incrementally. It takes too long to get to any major success… If one can look at life as being successful on a moment-by-moment basis, one might find that most of it is successful. And take the bow inside for it. When we wait for the big bow, it's a lousy bargain… ”

- Norman Lear

“ We are born at the rise of the curtain and we die with its fall, and every night in the presence of our patrons we write our new creation, and every night it is blotted out forever; and of what use is it to say to audience or to critic, "Ah, but you should have seen me last Tuesday?". ”

- Jules Renard
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