People Quotes

Naturally intelligent people are like lumps of coal. Eventually, we turn into diamonds, And the people we once envied, turn into coal.
Kevin R. Hutson
Beware so long as you live, of judging people by appearances.
La Fontaine

Boys are capital fellows in their own way, among their mates but they are unwholesome companions for grown people.
Charles Lam
The Irish are a fair people - They never speak well of one another.
Samuel Johnson
The fearless are merely fearless. People who act in spite of their fear are truly brave.
James A. LaFond - Lewis
Thomas jefferson - whenever the people are well informed, they can...

The basis of our government being the opinion of the people, the very first object should be to keep that right and were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers wthout government, I should not hesita.
Thomas Jefferson
George bernard shaw - do you think that the things people make fools of...
I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else - I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations.
Elizabeth II
Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
George Bernard Shaw
Most idealistic people are skint. I have discovered that people with money have no imagination, and people with imagination have no money.
Simone Weil
There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.
Mahatma Ghandi
Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.
Benjamin Disraeli
Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.
T. S. Eliot
And the wind shall say Here were decent godless people. Their only monument the asphalt road. And a thousand lost golf balls.
T. S. Eliot
Frederick douglass 1817 - 1895 - if there is no struggle, there is no progress....
He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death.
Saki
Violence is the way stupid people try to level the playing field.
John Gregory Dunne, Nothing Lost
It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people if you have none of your own.
Herbert Samuel
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
Dave Tyson Gentry
I always tell people that I became a writer not because I went to school but because my mother took me to the library. I wanted to become a writer so I could see my name in the card catalog.
Sandra Cisneros
The essential matter of history is not what happened but what people thought or said about it.
Frederic William Maitland
The ultimate leader is one who is willing to develop people to the point that they eventually surpass him or her in knowledge and ability.
Fred A. Manske, Jr.
The rule is not to talk about money with people who have much more or much less than you.
Katharine Whitehorn
The most powerful ties are the ones to the people who gave us birth... it hardly seems to matter how many years have passed, how many betrayals there may have been, how much misery in the family We remain connected, even against our wills.
Anthony Brandt
My friends, your people have both intellect and heart; you use these to consider in what way you can do the best to live.
Spotted Tail (Sioux Indian)
Many people weigh the guilt they will feel against the pleasure of the forbidden action they want to take.
Peter McWilliams, Life 101
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
For manipulation to be most effective, evidence of its presence should be nonexistent... It is essential, therefore, that people who are manipulated believe in the neutrality of their key social institutions.
Herbert Schille
The people who think Tiny Tim is strange are the same ones who think it odd that I drive without pants.
Child Age 15
It was no wonder that people were so horrible when they started life as children.
Kingsley Amis, One Fat Englishman (1963)
Even he, to whom most things that most people would think were pretty smart were pretty dumb, thought it was pretty smart.
Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt, p. 205
The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic, and self - Complacent is erroneous - - On the contrary, it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant, and kind. It is failure that makes people bitter and cruel.
W. Somerset Maugham
When you take charge of your life, there is no longer need to ask permission of other people or society at large. When you ask permission, you give someone veto power over your life.
Geoffrey F. Abert
Criticism is the disapproval of people, not for having faults, but having faults different from your own.
Author Unknown
At first people refuse to believe that a strange new thing can be done, then they begin to hope that it can be done, then they see that it can be done - - Then it is done and all the world wonders why it was not done centuries ago.
Francis Eliza Hodgson Burnett
I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them.
Jane Austen
There are, however, people in this world who seldom pick up a newspaper, people who, when watching television, sneer in displeasure and change channels at the first glimpse of an anchorperson. While such willfully uninformed citizens are rare, emerging from seclusion only to serve on juries in trials of great national significance, they do exist.
Joe Keenan
It it not good to see people who have been pretending strength all their lives lose it even for a minute.
Lillian Hellman
Some people are pragmatists, taking things as they come and making the best of the choices available. Some people are idealists, standing for principle and refusing to compromise. And some people just act on any whim that enters their heads. I pragmatically turn my whims into principles - Calvin.
Bill Watterson