People Quotes

Ogden nash - marriage is the alliance of two people, one of...
If a million people say a foolish thing, is it still a foolish thing.
Anatole France

Many people weigh the guilt they will feel against the pleasure of the forbidden action they want to take.
Peter McWilliams, Life 101
George burns - too bad the only people who know how to run the...
I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Thomas Jefferson
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
Aesop, The Dog in the Mange

It is well enough that the people of this nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.
Henry Ford
I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is; I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.
Rebecca West
Thomas carlyle - if jesus christ were to come today, people would...
Long experience has taught me this about the status of mankind with regard to matters requiring thought: the less people know and understand about them, the more positively they attempt to argue concerning them, while on the other hand to know and understand a multitude of things renders men cautious in passing judgement upon anything new.
Galileo Galilei, The Assaye
The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty and the destiny of the republican model of government are justly considered... deeply... finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people.
George Washington
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do, and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time.
Franklin P. Adams
Does our ferocity not derive from the fact that our instincts are all too interested in other people If we attended more to ourselves and became the center, the object of our murderous inclinations, the sum of our intolerances would diminish.
E. M. Cioran
Good government generally begins in the family, and if the moral character of a people once degenerate, their political character must soon follow.
Elias Boudinot
When I was a child people simply looked about them and were moderately happy today they peer beyond the seven seas, bury themselves waist deep in tidings, and by and large what they see and hear makes them unutterably sad.
Mark Twain
A home is not a mere transient shelter its essence lies in the personalities of the people who live in it.
H. L. Mencken
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Johann von Goethe
It is by universal misunderstanding that all agree. For if, by ill luck, people understood each other, they would never agree.
Charles Baudelaire
Channeling is just bad ventriloquism. You use another voice, but people can see your lips moving.
Penn Jillette
Whenever the people are well informed, they can be trusted with their own government that whenever things get so far wrong as to attract their notice, they may be relied on to set them to rights.
Thomas Jefferson
When you hire people that are smarter than you are, you prove you are smarter than they are.
R. H. Grant
In the transmission of human culture, people always attempt to replicate, to pass on to the next generation the skills and values of the parents, but the attempt always fails because cultural transmission is geared to learning, not D. N. A.
Gregory Bateson, "Mind and Matter".
People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid.
Soren Aabye Kierkegaard
Whenever I hear people talking about liberal ideas, I am always astounded that men should love to fool themselves with empty sounds. An idea should never be liberal; it must be vigorous, positive, and without loose ends so that it may fulfill its divine mission and be productive. The proper place for liberality is in the realm of the emotions.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I do not care to belong to a club that accepts people like me as members.
Groucho Marx
The secretary of education does not work for the education establishment. The secretary works for the American people.
William John Bennett
There is one thing that matters - - To set a chime of words tinkling in the minds of a few fastidious people.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Success has a simple formula do your best, and people may like it.
Sam Ewig
You can swim all day in the Sea of Knowledge and still come out completely dry. Most people do.
Norman Juste
When books are burned in the end people will be burned too.
Heinrich Heine
The best education consists in immunizing people against systematic attempts at education.
Paul Karl Feyerabend
People sleep peacably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
George Orwell
You are never dedicated to something you have complete confidence in. No one is fanatically shouting that the sun is going to rise tomorrow. They know it is going to rise tomorrow. When people are fanatically dedicated to political or religious faiths or any other kinds of dogmas or goals, its always because these dogmas or goals are in doubt.
Robert M. Pirsig
People fo privilage will always risk their complete destruction rather than surrender any material part of their advantage.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Consumers are statistics. Customers are people.
Stanley Marcus
There is not one in a hundred of either sex who is not taken in when they marry. It is, of all transactions, the one in which people expect most from others, and are least honest themselves.
Jane Austen
People want to know how much you care before they care how much you know.
James F. Hind
Happy the people whose annals are blank in the history books.
Thomas Carlyle
People wish to be settled. It is only as far as they are unsettled that there is any hope for them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson