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Clap Quotes

We’ve collected the best Clap Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Tim Minchin, Kelela, Kenny Rogers, Skai Jackson, Rao Ramesh. Use them as an inspiration.

It’s about the audience – if they laugh and clap, you feed off that, and if they don’t, you doubt everything you’ve ever done.
Something that I think extends to a lot of African cultures is that the line between performer and audience is blurry. My mom would lead the wedding song regularly, and she isn’t a professional singer. Even as an audience member, you’re expected to clap and sing the response to the lead.
People will clap to be nice. They will not laugh to be nice.
Okay, so ‘clap back’ is when you might be in a confrontation with someone and they’re coming at you negatively, but you put them in their place but without being too nasty, so you just clap back a little bit.
I may be a character artiste but I want the audiences to clap and whistle for me as well.
Rao Ramesh
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers… clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
George Catlin
My husband is a composer, so he plays piano all the time and I sit there and clap telling my unborn child, ‘Hear me clap, hear the music.’ I know music, in general, is supposed to be good for babies to hear.
I don’t put a girl in a box and clap my hands three times, and she’s gone. I get in the box, and I vanish, and I reappear at the other side of the stage. That way, people don’t think, ‘That’s a great illusion.’ They think, ‘Doug’s a great magician.’
Doug Henning
We were shooting at the Kodak Theatre and to see my production company‘s clap board in front of Sylvester Stallone was overwhelming, I had to pinch myself. It was a magical moment. It was a different high.
That’s the thing about awards – it’s for the people who do all the hard work behind the scenes. An award is just a clap at them.
I’m kind of living a Bruce Wayne life and then morphing into Batman, but I’m glad now Batman comes out during the day. That’s kind of like how drag was: we were called upon at night to make people smile and laugh and clap.
I would love to buy a Koenigsegg Agera RS. It is such an incredible car. It has so much power, the sound is like no other V8 I’ve ever heard and if you get it just right, then it makes this incredible thunderous clap. I absolutely love that car.
I think it’s very important to get ego out of the room. I think it’s important to realize it takes two hands to clap – stop the pointing, stop the blame game. I think we’ve seen enough of that, I think the country is tired of it. I think they want to see Washington function, they want to see action.
People in the Hall of Fame tend to clap their hands and say, ‘OK, I’ve done it all,’ but for me, it was a new beginning.
There’s nothing like being in front of a live audience and getting that vibe from them, and I love people to join in the singing, and I love people to clap their hands.
I’ve never considered myself an actor; I get much more immediate satisfaction singing. If you sing good, people clap. On television, you never know whether you’ve done well or not.
Do you believe in fairies? Say quick that you believe. If you believe, clap your hands!
The attack of John Brown upon Harper’s Ferry came upon Virginia like a clap of thunder out of a clear sky.
I love skating and sparkling and flying around the ice, and people clap for you. It’s an amazing feeling.
In matters of commerce the fault of the Dutch Is offering too little and asking too much. The French are with equal advantage content, So we clap on Dutch bottoms just twenty per cent.
George Canning
We should not clap our hands and mourn, for he is out of trouble. You are still in it.
David Ruffin
I don’t know what singers feel like when they make a song and people clap along and love it, but when people walk up to me and say the food was outstanding, that’s what it is all about. I cook because I like to make people happy.
I love my ‘Boom Clap.’ Charli XCX is a big one for me.
Clap an extinguisher upon your irony if you are unhappily blessed with a vein of it.
Will the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands? And the rest of you, if you’ll just rattle your jewelry.
When you play a gig in Poland or Australia, or you play a gig in Toledo, they all clap at the same parts of the show. They’re clapping for the solos in the exact same way.
We’re removal men. It’s hard labour. I’ve come to the conclusion being a forward is probably the worst thing in rugby. Looking at backs, they play kick and laugh, run and clap and we get absolutely flogged.
I play a little bit of everything. I beat on the walls. I whistle. I scream. I go outside and scream because it sounds cool when it’s recorded. I play drums on a chair. I snap, clap… just anything to build the track and make it feel like I want it to.
Before I step on a starting block, I will clap three times and shake out my arms twice. I don’t feel ready to race unless I do that.
It takes two hands to clap.
Jiang Zemin
I can go into restaurants and a whole table will get up and clap if they recognize me, because they love Fox News. Other places – or even the same place – people will turn the other way.
For a lot of lads, they grow up going to matches with fathers or mates. Those Saturday or Sundays where you head over to the stadium probably with a scarf on – knowing every word, every clap and every pause to the supporters‘ chants.
I’ve talked to Bill Clinton – he’s the ultimate rock star; no one’s more charming than him. People clap in a restaurant when he finishes dinner! I don’t get that treatment. I get it when I walk onstage, but not when I have dinner.