People Quotes

Gilbert keith chesterton - people who make history know nothing about...
Our government is the potent, the omnipresent teacher. For good or ill, it teaches the whole people by its example.
Louis D. Brandeis
It is impossible to make people understand their ignorance for it requires knowledge to perceive it and therefore he that can perceive it hath it not.
Jeremy Taylo
John fitzgerald kennedy - above all, we are coming to understand that the...
We teach people how to remember, we never teach them how to grow.
Oscar Wilde
I feel about airplaines the way I feel about diets. It seems to me they are wonderful things for other people to go on.
Jean Ke
The Edge... there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.
Hunter S Thompson
Reviewing has one advantage over suicide: in suicide you take it out on yourself; in reviewing you take it out on other people.
George Bernard Shaw
W. clement stone - there is little difference in people, but that...
Once there was The People - Terror gave it birth; Once there was The People, and it made a hell of earth! Earth arose and crushed it. Listen, oh, ye slain! Once there was The People - It shall never be again!
Rudyard Kipling, As Easy as A. B. C. (1917)
The best way to inspire people to superior performance is to convince them by everything you do and by your everyday attitude that you are wholeheartedly supporting them.
Harold S. Geneen
For the first time in the history of our country the majority of our people believe that the next five years will be worse than the past five years.
James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.
A sense of duty is useful in work, but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not be endured with patient resignation.
Bertrand Russell, Conquest of Happiness (1930) ch. 10
Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.
Benjamin Disraeli
Too many people overvalue what they are, and undervalue what they are not.
Malcolm Forbes
People say they love truth, but in reality they want to believe that which they love is true.
Robert J. Ringe
There are mighty few people who think what they think they think.
Robert Henri
The penalty of success is to be bored by people who used to snub you.
Nancy Asto
The truth, of course, is that a billion falsehoods told a billion times by a billion people are still false.
Travis Walton
In heaven all the interesting people are missing.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Dale Carnegie
Humility is the embarrassment you feel when you tell people how wonderful you are.
Laurence Pete
What kind of people do they think we are, do they think we will be bowed by their tryanny?
Winston Churchill, Speaking of the Japanese invasion of British colonies in SE Asia
I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if they had the opportunity.
Charles Dudley Warne
Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
George Bernard Shaw
Free people, remember this maxim: We may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.
Rousseau
How we treasure and admire the people who acknowledge us!
Julie Morgenstern, O Magazine, Belatedly Yours, January 2004
To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization, and at present very few people have reached this level.
Bertrand Russell, Conquest of Happiness (1930) ch. 14
Rarely have so many people been so wrong about so much.
Richard Milhous Nixon
Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives.
John Stuart Mill
People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge.
Lao - Tzu, The Way of Lao - Tzu
The worst crime against working people is a company which fails to operate at a profit.
Samuel Gompers, said in 1908
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
P. G. Wodehouse, The Man Upstairs (1914)
You may live a long while with some people and be on friendly terms with them and never speak openly with them from your soul.
Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
The Greeks by their laws, and the Romans by the spirit of their people, took care to put into the hands of their rulers no such engine of oppression as a standing army. Their system was to make every man a soldier, and oblige him to repair to the standard of his country whenever that was reared. This made them invincible and the same remedy will make us so.
Thomas Jefferson
People who cannot recognize a palpable absurdity are very much in the way of civilization.
Agnes Repplie
Love cures people - - Both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Dr. Karl Menninge
I would advise you to keep your overhead down avoid a major drug habit play every day and take it in front of other people. They need to hear it, and you need them to hear it.
James Taylo
I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.
James Arthur Baldwin
Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music - The world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
Henry Mille