„Now, practically all reviewers have academic aspirations. The people from the universities are used to a captive audience, but the literary journalist has to please his audience.“

—  V. S. Pritchett, As quoted in "V.S. Pritchett Himself" http://www.nytimes.com/books/00/06/18/specials/theroux-pritchett.html?_r=1&oref=slogin by Paul Theroux in The New York Times (22 May 1977)
V. S. Pritchett
écrivain britannique 1900 - 1997

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„I believe the universe created us — we are an audience for miracles.“

—  Ray Bradbury American writer 1920 - 2012
Context: I believe the universe created us — we are an audience for miracles. In that sense, I guess, I'm religious. AARP Magazine (July-August 2008)

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„I never try to please a certain audience. I think that's disastrous.“

—  Charles M. Schulz American cartoonist 1922 - 2000
Context: I never give my work to somebody else and say, "What do you think about that?" I just don't trust anybody. If I think it's funny, or if I think it's silly, I send it in anyway because I'm just trying to please myself. I never try to please a certain audience. I think that's disastrous. There's no way in the world you can anticipate what your reader is going to like or dislike. National Cartoonist Society talk, 1994 http://web.archive.org/web/20070416184458/http://www.planetcartoonist.com/editorial/success_charlesschulz.shtml

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„Unlike many of my contemporaries, I never write books for my fellow professors to read. I have no interest in the academic audience at all. I'm interested in Joe Doakes. A general audience can read any book I write – and they do.“

—  Mortimer J. Adler American philosopher and educator 1902 - 2001
In: F.N. D'Alession. " Philosopher, reformer Mortimer Adler, father of 'Great Books' program, dies at 98 http://lubbockonline.com/stories/062901/upd_075-4286.shtml#.VVHE0_ntmko." at lubbockonline.com, June 29, 2001.

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„The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction.“

—  Michael Faraday English scientist 1791 - 1867
As quoted in A Random Walk in Science (1973) by Robert L. Weber, p. 76

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„It's obvious that in an intelligent educated audience such as this university, I stress this university. Who saw fit to give them accreditation?“

—  Richard Dawkins English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941
At Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Broadcasted by C-SPAN2 http://richarddawkins.net/home

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