The barbarian chieftain, who defended his country against the Roman invasion, driven to the remotest extremity of Britain, and stimulating his followers to battle, by all that has power of persuasion upon the human heart, concludes his exhortation by an appeal to these irresistible feelings -
Every day, I wake up and I say, Why... how... did I end up with 1.7 million Twitter followers? Its freaky to me, every day, but that tells me that theres an appetite out there that had previously been underserved. Theres an inner geek in us all, an inner bit of curiosity that people are discovering, and they like it.
You could have a zillion Facebook followers. Those people dont buy records. Its about a hundred to one...Record companies, they dont have any money, so they see social media as the free marketing... So... Billy, light yourself on fire and stand upside down, and thatll market the record.
By: Billy Corgan
In a nation of celebrity worshipers, amid followers of the cult of personality, individual modesty becomes a heroic quality. I find heroism in the acceptance of anonymity, in the studied resistance to the normal American tropism toward the limelight.
By: Shana Alexander
I did once seriously think of embracing the Christian faith. The gentle figure of Christ, so full of forgiveness that he taught his followers not to retaliate when abused or struck, but to turn the other cheek - I thought it was a beautiful example of the perfect man.
By: Mahatma Gandhi