People Quotes

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what you want them to achieve, and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George Smith Patton, Jr.
All the president is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway.
Harry S Truman

All in all, I am not surprised that the people who want to unravel the social contract start with young adults. Those who are urged to feel afraid, very afraid, have both the greatest sense of independence and the most finely honed skepticism about government.
Ellen Goodman
A home is not a mere transient shelter: its essence lies in the personalities of the people who live in it.
H. L. Mencken
We only want that which is given naturally to all peoples of the world, to be masters of our own fate, not of others, and in cooperation and friendship with others.
Golda Mei
Anatole france - it is by acts and not by ideas that people live....

Have you ever noticed that there are people who do things which are most indelicate, and yet at the same time - Beautiful?
E. M. Forster, "A Room with a View".
Oscar wilde, the picture of dorian gray - beauty is the wonder of wonders. it is only the...
Management is nothing more than motivating other people.
Lee Iacocca
We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence of the good people.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Time goes by so fast, people go in and out of your life. You must never miss the opportunity to tell these people how much they mean to you.
From the last episode of "Cheers".
Treat people as if they were what they should be, and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We are the people our parents warned us about.
Jimmy Buffett
When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic. Sell not liberty to purchase power.
Benjamin Franklin
Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.
Benjamin Disraeli
Gore vidal - for certain people after 50, litigation takes the...
The genius of the American system is that we have created extraordinary results from plain old ordinary people.
Phil Gramm
I cannot call to mind a single instance where I have ever been irreverent, except toward the things which were sacred to other people.
Mark Twain, "Is Shakespeare Dead? ".
Often people attempt to live their lives backwards; they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want, so they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want.
Margaret Young
Politics is the art of preventing people from sticking their noses in things that are properly their business.
Paul Val? ry
If you keep your mind sufficiently open, people will throw a lot of rubbish into it.
William A. Orton
Democracy is the name we give the people whenever we need them.
Marquis de Flers Robert and Arman de Caillavet
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Refuse to be ill. Never tell people you are ill; never own it to yourself. Illness is one of those things which a man should resist on principle.
Edward Bulwer - Lytton
The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count them decide everything.
Josef Stalin
People who get nostalgic about childhood were obviously never children.
Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes
Only now did I become throughly acquainted with the seducer of our people. It is not the inequality which is the real misfortune, it is the dependance.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
And all people live, Not by reason of any care they have for themselves, But by the love for them that is in other people.
Leo Tolstoy
The only thing that can spoil a day is people and if you can keep from making engagements, every day has no limits.
Ernest Hemingway
Through me you pass into the city of woeThrough me you pass into eternal painThrough me among the people lost for aye. Justice the founder of my fabric movedTo rear me was the task of power divine, Supremest wisdom, and primeval love. Before me things create were none, save thingsEternal, and eternal I shall endure. All hope abandon, ye who enter here.
Dante Alighieri
Corporations have been enthroned.... An era of corruption in high places will follow and the money power will endeavor to prolong its reign by working on the prejudices of the people... until wealth is aggregated in a few hands... and the Republic is destroyed.
Abraham Lincoln
And, of course, you have the commercials where savvy businesspeople Get Ahead by using their MacIntosh computers to create the ultimate American business product: a really sharp - Looking report.
Dave Barry
Graham See what you have to ask yourself is what kind of person are you Are you the kind that sees signs, sees miracles Or do you believe that people just get lucky Or, look at the question this way Is it possible that there are no coincidences.
Signs
The people of the United States, perhaps more than any other nation in history, love to abase themselves and proclaim their unworthiness, and seem to find refreshment in doing so... That is a dark frivolity, but still frivolity.
Robertson Davies
Democracy is a process by which the people are free to choose the man who will get the blame.
Laurence J. Pete
Look for strengths in people, not weakness; for good, not evil. Most of us find what we search for.
J. Wilbur Chapman
It is proof of a base and low mind for one to wish to think with the masses or majority, merely because the majority is the majority. Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people.
Giordano Bruno
People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Albert Einstein
You have to be realistic about terrorism. Certain groups of people, certain groups, Muslim fundamentalists, Christian fundamentalists, Jewish fundamentalists, and just plain guys from Montanta, are going to continue to make life in this country very interesting for a long, long time.
George Carlin, You Are All Diseased
To God all things are beautiful, good, and right human beings, on the other hand, deem some things right and others wrong. It would not be better if things happened to people just as they wish.
Heraclitus