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1. "Hook your audience with a tiny snag of truth, and the Holy Spirit will unravel the rest."
Author: Alisa Hope Wagner
2. "I think the joy of any soap opera is it is always there. You are allowed into this world for a little while and it's safe in that you are watching other people go through some troubles rather than yourself. It's there every night, and there is something special about that sort of terrestrial television experience for a mass audience."
Author: Amanda Donohoe
3. "Some of those songs, you really have to bite them. You challenge yourself, you challenge the audience, you do something different. People weren't expecting it."
Author: Andy Taylor
4. "Your house is made by its own needs. Those others are made by the need to impress. The determining motive of your house is in the house. The determining motive of the other is in the audience."
Author: Ayn Rand
5. "This is a lot more satisfying," he said, "when I have intelligent life whom I can render awed, rapt with attention for my clever verbosity."The ugly lizard-crab-thing on the next rock over clicked its claw, an almost hesitant sound."Your right, of course," Wit said. "My usual audience isn't particularly intelligent. That was also the obvious joke, however, so shame on you."
Author: Brandon Sanderson
6. "You can go from doing something quite silly to something dead serious in the blink of an eye, and if you're making those connections with your audience then they're going to go right along with it."
Author: Bruce Springsteen
7. "Listen to great storytellers; slowly, you will learn about voice, timing, tension, structure, climax - all the things you need to tell stories that will capture the imagination of your audience."
Author: Carmen Agra Deedy
8. "There's a oneness to showing yourself to an audience. They feel that. It's healthy. That's what acting is all about."
Author: Catherine Hicks
9. "When you are an artist, you want your audience to think it's effortless and easy."
Author: Charles Fleischer
10. "It ought to be an offense to be excruciating and unfunny in circumstances where your audience is almost morally obliged to enthuse."
Author: Christopher Hitchens
11. "People are out of their home on a Saturday night or they're at the movies or they're at dinner and a lot of the people who flip on the television are doing just that. They may have never seen your show before and you can't count on to your audience to be there week in and week out."
Author: David E. Kelley
12. "Anyone can write five people trapped in a snowstorm. The question is how you get them into the snowstorm. It's hard to write a good play because it's hard to structure a plot. If you can think of it off the top of your head, so can the audience. To think of a plot that is, as Aristotle says, surprising and yet inevitable, is a lot, lot, lot of work."
Author: David Mamet
13. "The worst thing that can happen to a comedian is to do a documentary on your life and you're watching it with an audience and there's not a laugh."
Author: David Steinberg
14. "As an actor, you know when you've got great material in front of you. When you're working, you think, 'Is this the one? The one that everyone will respond to and be moved by?' You pray that you have told the story well... that your peers will see it and audiences will love it."
Author: Demian Bichir
15. "Regarding the creative: never assume you're the master, only the student. Your audience will determine if you're masterful."
Author: Don Roff
16. "Know something about the world, and by this I mean the world outside of books. This might require joining the Marines, or working on an oil rig or as a hash slinger at a truck stop in Kentucky. Know what it smells like out there. If everything you write smells like a library, then your prospective audience will be limited to those who like the smell of libraries."
Author: Douglas Wilson
17. "You've got to keep your finger on the pulse of what your audience is thinking, and know what they'll accept from you."
Author: Dwayne Johnson
18. "One of the awful things about writing when you are a Christian is that for you the ultimate reality is the Incarnation, the present reality is the Incarnation, and nobody believes in the Incarnation; that is, nobody in your audience. My audience are the people who think God is dead. At least these are the people I am conscious of writing for."
Author: Flannery O'Connor
19. "Any time anyone says anything nice about me, whether it's Lady Gaga or your neighbor, it's a nice feeling, I'm very grateful for it. It's very helpful for your career. Every time someone says something complimentary it introduces you to their audience. It gives you credibility."
Author: Gary Numan
20. "The bow is so old, its horsehair is glueSent to the factory, just like me and like youSo how come they stayed your execution?The audience roars its standing ovation"Dust,"
Author: Gayle Forman
21. "A platform is what defines your visibility with your audience."
Author: Geraldine Solon
22. "I learnt early on that your audience take the songs in the way they want to rather than the way you might want them too."
Author: Gil Scott Heron
23. "What's the use of writing poetry for your peers? I don't think I should sell my poetry to other poets. If that's who my audience is, I'm dead, I'm not going to make any money."
Author: Harley King
24. "A Better Beard that Yours. 'All true devotees wear a beard,' said the Imam to his audience. 'Show me a thick and lustrous beard and I'll show you a true believer!' 'My goat has a beard far bushier and longer than yours,' replied Nasrudin. 'Does that mean he is a better Muslim than you?"
Author: Idries Shah
25. "To a thoughtful biographer, [Ebling Mis's house] was "the symbolization of a retreat from a non-academic reality", a society columnist gushed silkily at its "frightfully masculine atmosphere of careless disorder", a University Ph.D called it brusquely, "bookish, but unorganized", a non-university friend said, "good for a drink anytime and you can put your feet on the sofa", and a breezy newsweekly broadcast, that went in for color, spoke of the "rooky, down-to-earth, no-nonsense living quarters of blaspheming, Leftish, balding Ebling Mis". To Bayta, who thought of no audience but herself at the moment, and who had the advantage of first-hand information, it was merely sloppy."
Author: Isaac Asimov
26. "Never treat your audience as customers, always as partners."
Author: Jimmy Stewart
27. "Being an actor in movies is a lot about the power of your imagination and making the circumstance real to you so the audience will feel that it's real."
Author: Joel Kinnaman
28. "Whereas with foreign coverage there's a much broader disconnect between you and your audience."
Author: John Pomfret
29. "As an author, you need to keep talking to your audience to remind yourself what they like and what they don't like. You spend most of your life locked in a room, and you need to be social occasionally."
Author: Jonathan Stroud
30. "If you ask questions that interest you, you'll get answers that interest your audience."
Author: Kurt Loder
31. "With the explosion of technology over the last 15+ years, we are in the process of a complete paradigm shift in regards to how we communicate in our marketing, public relations and advertising. Social Media has forever changed the way businesses and customers communicate and the beauty of it is that, through your channels, you can reach your audience directly and at lightning speed. Social Media has also changed the way customers make their buying decisions. Pinterest, Google+, Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook, have made it easy to find and connect with others who share similar interests, to read product reviews and to connect with potential clients. Within these networks there is an amazing and wide open space for your unique voice to be heard. As the web interacts with us in more personal ways and with greater portability, there is no time better than the present to engage with and rally your community."
Author: Kytka Hilmar Jezek
32. "The trend toward narcissistic flair has been responsible in large part for smiting rock with the superstar virus, which revolves around the substituting of attitudes and flamboyant trappings, into which the audience can project their fantasies, for the simple desire to make music, get loose, knock the folks out or get ‘em up dancin.' It's not enough just to do those things anymore; what you must do instead if you want success on any large scale is figure a way of getting yourself associated in the audience's mind with their pieties and their sense of "community," i.e., ram it home that you're one of THEM; or, alternately, deck and bake yourself into an image configuration so blatant or outrageous that you become a culture myth."
Author: Lester Bangs
33. "Remember my dear, you are an actress. You don't have to live the part, just act it. The point is not for you to cry, make your audience cry. You have to be in control of yourself."--Lon Chaney to Patsy Ruth Miller on the set of The Hunchback Of Notre Dame."
Author: Lon Chaney
34. "You can work and scratch out a living in the theatre, but, if you want to make money, you've got to hit the road. You've got to play big houses of 2, 3 thousand seaters with your name above the bill, do popular fare and reach out to the audience such as it is."
Author: Maxwell Caulfield
35. "Play your music whether you have audience or not!"
Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
36. "Given the current state of publishing, I think it helps to have a brand name on the cover of your book. Comedians are proven commodities with built-in audiences. They may not have the writing chops of a Dave Eggers, but they're salacious and funny and self-reflective."
Author: Michael Showalter
37. "As an actor, you hope to find roles that are challenging to you as an artist. Then if you are truly blessed, you will find that it also carries a message that you can impart to your audience."
Author: Michelle Yeoh
38. "The only line that's wrong in Shakespeare is 'holding a mirror up to nature.' You hold a magnifying glass up to nature. As an actor you just enlarge it enough so that your audience can identify with the situation. If it were a mirror, we would have no art."
Author: Montgomery Clift
39. "Starting in music, where I get a chance to connect with the lyrics of a song, I learned so much about performing on stage and connecting to your audience and to what you're singing about. Singing is very emotional. Every song has its own purpose."
Author: Naturi Naughton
40. "If you individualize an audience, it helps up the stakes of your responsibility to that audience."
Author: Norbert Leo Butz
41. "It would take more than long-stemmed roses to change my view that you're a despicable cowardy custard and a disgrace to a proud family. Your ancestors fought in the Crusades and were often mentioned in despatches, and you cringe like a salted snail at the thought of appearing as Santa Claus before an audience of charming children who wouldn't hurt a fly. It's enough to make an aunt turn her face to the wall and give up the struggle."
Author: P.G. Wodehouse
42. "The myth of writer as, like, Asperger-style misanthrope, or, like, the Jack Nicholson, 'As Good As It Gets' - it just doesn't work, because writers, in order to write good characters, need to understand people. You need to understand your audience. You need to have so much empathy you could almost encourage empathy in others."
Author: Patrick Rothfuss
43. "But you can't really know your audiences so well."
Author: Peter Maxwell Davies
44. "If you aim at anything lower that is expecting your audience to be really alert and aware, then you're going to be caught out sooner or later as a composer."
Author: Peter Maxwell Davies
45. "You can know that the final show is coming up, and prepare yourself for it mentally, but when it finally occurs, it's like a dream. You stand there feeling the love the audience has for you, and you think, 'Is this really going to end?"
Author: Phil Lynott
46. "LAW 25Re-Create YourselfDo not accept the roles that society foists on you. Re-create yourself by forging a new identity, one that commands attention and never bores the audience. Be the master of your own image rather than letting others define if for you. Incorporate dramatic devices into your public gestures and actions – your power will be enhanced and your character will seem larger than life."
Author: Robert Greene
47. "If you won't talk about yourself, at least compliment the audience. Just keep turning it back around, all right. Gush."
Author: Suzanne Collins
48. "The dream is to keep surprising yourself, never mind the audience."
Author: Tom Hiddleston
49. "Write for yourself, not for a perceived audience. If you do, you'll mostly fall flat on your face, because it's impossible to judge what people want. And you have to read. That's how you learn what is good writing and what is bad. Then the main thing is application. It's hard work."
Author: Wilbur Smith
50. "Your whole duty as a writer is to please and satisfy yourself, and the true writer always plays to an audience of one."
Author: William Strunk Jr.

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