People Quotes

Benjamin disraeli - i repeat... that all power is a trust that we are...
It is not always by plugging away at a difficulty and sticking at it that one overcomes it but, rather, often by working on the one next to it. Certain people and certain things require to be approached on an angle.
Matthew Arnold

If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?
Scott Adams
Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Driftwood; Table Talk, 1857
People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy.
Bob Hope
Great minds discuss ideas Average minds discuss events Small minds discuss people.
Unknown

If only it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?
Alexander Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago
If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
George Orwell
Pat schroede - when people ask me why i am running as a woman, i...
There are still some honest people left in the world, but they never seem to find anything you lose.
Joe Moore
The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.
Terry Pratchett
Oscar wilde, letter from paris, dated may 1900 - people who count their chickens before they are...
Atheism leaves a man to sense, to philosophy, to natural piety, to laws, to reputation, all which may be guides to an outward moral virtue, though religion were not but superstition dismounts all these, and erects an absolute monarchy in the minds of men... the master of superstition is the people and arguments are fitted to practice, in a reverse order.
Francis Bacon
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
Jacques Prvert
President Reagan was elected on the promise of getting government off the backs of the people and now he demands that government wrap itself around the waists of the people.
Ralph Nade
Even though a number of people have tried, no one has yet found a way to drink for a living.
Jean Ke
The downside to being better than everyone is that people seem to think you are pretentious.
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The most foolish mistake we could possibly make would be to permit the conquered Eastern peoples to have arms. History teaches that all conquerors who have allowed their subject races to carry arms have prepared their own downfall by doing so.
Adolf Hitle
The only truly happy people are children and the creative minority.
Jean Caldwell
I simply cannot understand the passion that some people have for making themselves thoroughly uncomfortable and then boasting about it afterwards.
Patricia Moyes
Your most precious possession is not your financial assets. Your most precious possession is the people you have working there, and what they carry around in their heads, and their ability to work together.
Robert Reich
I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.
J. D. Salinge
During these times, when crazy people are running the government, all you can do is laugh.
Bill McKenney, Speech to the Harvard Antimony Society, August 15, 2005
You can swim all day in the Sea of Knowledge and still come out completely dry. Most people do.
Norman Juste
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
Weak people cannot be sincere.
Le Rochefoucauld
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank
The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.
Jack Kerouac
The skill of writing is to create a context in which other people can think.
Edwin Schlossberg
If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal. Not to people or things.
Albert Einstein
All dope can do for you is kill you the long hard way. And it can kill the people you love right along with you.
Billie Holiday
Cliques are groups, groups are great, great are cliques of people.
Arthur McNallan
We live in a vastly complex society which has been able to provide us with a multitude of material things, and this is good, but people are beginning to suspect we have paid a high spiritual price for our plenty.
Euell Gibbons
There are two kinds of people, those who finish what they start and so on.
Robert Byrne
Know how to ask. There is nothing more difficult for some people, nor for others, easier.
Baltasar Gracian
People get trapped into thinking about just one way of doing things.
Erik Weihenmayer, Blind Rock Climbe
The more people have studied different methods of bringing up children the more they have come to the conclusion that what good mother and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is the best after all.
Benjamin Spock
Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.
Napoleon
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
E. B. White
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