Preaching To The Choir Quotes by Eileen Myles, Andrew Breitbart, Michael Moore, Phil Elvrum, Olivia Wilde, Cindy Sheehan and many others.
When people decide to talk publicly about poetry as an art form and how it’s received, they often get very abject about it: “Nobody reads poetry,” and then a thousand people write back, “No, we read poetry.” There’s an abundance of this negative preaching to the choir, and it’s very similar to the experience I’m having.
For those in the conservative movement to think that you’re going to change minds only by preaching to the choir, you don’t understand how media works. So that’s probably the most potent weapon out there is to go fight the fire, go towards the fire.
I may be preaching to the choir, but the choir needs a good song.
I like the idea of politically charged music a lot, but it usually seems to be preaching to the choir and ineffective.
Documentaries are a powerful and effective way of bridging the gap between worlds, breaking through to new audiences that wouldn’t otherwise be engaged – in essence, not preaching to the choir.
% of the American public are with us. We’re preaching to the choir, but the choir’s not singing, if all of the 58% started singing, this war would end.
Preaching to the choir actually arms the choir with arguments and elevates the choir’s discourse. There’s a reason the right does it and does it well and triumphs.
I found that when I was putting my own music out, with my Twitter feed as the pure marketing budget, I’m preaching to the choir.
Unless that happens, unless you get, you know, kind of integration of activists’ concerns and movements, it will be, each one will be ‘preaching to the choir’.