People Quotes

Thomas j. watson - all the problems of the world could be settled if...
Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives.
John Stuart Mill

Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern but impossible to enslave.
Baron Henry Peter Brougham
A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to Farce, or a Tragedy, or perhaps both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance. and a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
James Madison
As people do better, they start voting like Republicans - Unless they have too much education and vote Democratic, which proves there can be too much of a good thing.
Karl Rove, March 19, 2001
Defining and analyzing humor is a pastime of humorless people.
Robert Benchley

Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, they go out and buy more tunnel.
John Quinton
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
Rebecca west - i myself have never been able to find out...
Two things only the people actually desire bread and circuses.
Juvenal
If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years.
Bertrand Russell
Agatha christie - curious things, habits. people themselves never...
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 prime purpose of eloquence is to keep other people from talking.
Louis Vermeil
People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices.
Adam Smith
If people never did silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.
Ludwig Wittgenstein
People do not want words - They want the sound of battle... the battle of destiny.
Gamal Abdel Nasse
Ours is a country built more on people than on territory. The Jews will come from everywhere from France, from Russia, from America, from Yemen. ... Their faith is their passport.
Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe
The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self - Restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Theodore Roosevelt
Some people think only intellect counts: knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion and empathy.
Dean Koontz
You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you.
Dale Carnegie
I object to being told that I am saving daylight when my reason tells me that I am doing nothing of the kind... At the back of the Daylight Saving scheme, I detect the bony, blue - Fingered hand of Puritanism, eager to push people into bed earlier, and get them up earlier, to make them healthy, wealthy, and wise in spite of themselves.
Robertson Davies, The Diary of Samuel Marchbanks, 1947
The measure of a society is found in how they treat their weakest and most helpless citizens. As Americans, we are blessed with circumstances that protect our human rights and our religious freedom, but for many people around the world, deprivation and persecution have become a way of life.
Jimmy Carte
There isnt much better in this life than finding a way to spend a few hours in conversation with people you respect and love. You have to carve this time out of your life because you arent really living without it.
Real Live Preache
The people who are regarded as moral luminaries are those who forego ordinary pleasures themselves and find compensation in interfering with the pleasures of others.
Bertrand Russell
The character inherent in the American people has done all that has been accomplished; and it would have done somewhat more, if the government had not sometimes got in its way.
Henry David Thoreau
There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.
Mahatma Ghandi
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
The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie.
Agnes de Mille
There is always something ridiculous about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to love.
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Grey
Law is the embodiment of the moral sentiment of the people.
William Blackstone
Would that I were a dry well, and that the people tossed stones into me, for that would be easier than to be a spring of flowing water that the thirsty pass by, and from which they avoid drinking.
Kahlil Gibran
The conscience of a people is their power.
John Dryden
Free people, remember this maxim: We may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.
Rousseau
The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness... This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first appears he is a protector.
Plato, The Republic
Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough. Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets, but I have found that when I silently commune with people they give up their secrets also - If you love them enough.
George Washington Carve
Channeling is just bad ventriloquism. You use another voice, but people can see your lips moving.
Penn Jillette
Retirement kills more people than hard work ever did.
Malcolm S. Forbes
It is most unwise for people in love to marry.
George Bernard Shaw
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