People Quotes

George herbert walker bush - use power to help people. for we are given power...
When one is in town one amuses oneself. When one is in the country one amuses other people. It is excessively boring.
Oscar Wilde, Jack from The Importance of Being Earnest

Whether they live in an igloo or a grass shack or a mud hut, people around the world all want the same thing a better house.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
I truly feel that there are as many ways of loving as there are people in the world and as there are days in the life of those people.
Mary S. Calderone
The only truly happy people are children and the creative minority.
Jean Caldwell
Two people kissing always look like fish.
Andy Warhol

As civil rulers, not having their duty to the people duly before them, may attempt to tyrannize, and as the military forces which must be occasionally raised to defend our country, might pervert their power to the injury of their fellow - Citizens, the people are confirmed by the next article in their right to keep and bear their private arms.
Tench Coxe
People are ridiculous only when they try or seem to be that which what they are not.
Giacomo Leopardi
People sleep peacably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
George Orwell
We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.
Marilyn Manson
People who have no weaknesses are terrible; there is no way of taking advantage of them.
Anatole France, The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard
As this long and difficult war ends, I would like to address a few special words to... the American people Your steadfastness in supporting our insistence on peace with honor has made peace with honor possible. On the Vietnam Wa.
Richard Milhous Nixon
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping the common people quiet.
Napoleon Bonaparte
People may say what they like about the decay of Christianity the religious system that produced green Chartreuse can never really die.
Saki
The welfare of the people is the ultimate law. Salus Populi Suprema Est Lex.
Cicero
One person can have a profound effect on another. And two people... well, two people can work miracles. They can change a whole town. They can change the world.
Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Cicely, 1992
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
Men give me credit for some genius. All the genius I have lies in this when I have a subject in hand, I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. My mind becomes pervaded with it. Then the effort that I have made is what people are pleased to call the fruit of genius. It is the fruit of labor and thought.
Alexander Hamilton
People who drink to drown their sorrow should be told that sorrow knows how to swim.
Ann Landers
New capabilities emerge just by virtue of having smart people with access to state - Of - The - Art technology.
Robert E. Kahn
I believe that people would be alive today if there were a death penalty.
Nancy Reagan
On a plane you can pick up more and better people than on any other public conveyance since the stagecoach.
Anita Loos
You can live a lifetime and, at the end of it, know more about other people than you know about yourself.
Beryl Markham
My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group there was much less competition.
Indira Nehru Gandhi
Fear is, I believe, a most effective tool in destroying the soul of an individual - - And the soul of a people.
Bertrand Russell
Hell is other people.
Jean - Paul Sartre, Closed Doors (1944)
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
Self - Sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.
George Bernard Shaw
All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die.
Bob Dylan
Some people weave burlap into the fabric of our lives, and some weave gold thread. Both contribute to make the whole picture beautiful and unique.
Anon.
Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine.
Fran Lebowitz
People that are really weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.
Dan Quayle, 09/88
We have learned that terrorist attacks are not caused by the use of strength; they are invited by the perception of weakness. And the surest way to avoid attacks on our own people is to engage the enemy where he lives and plans. We are fighting that enemy in Iraq and Afghanistan today so that we do not meet him again on our own streets, in our own cities.
George W. Bush, September 7, 2003
Interestingly, according to modern astronomers, space is finite. This is a very comforting thought - - - Particularly for people who can never remember where they have left things.
Woody Allen
To make the right choices in life, you have to get in touch with your soul. To do this, you need to experience solitude, which most people are afraid of, because in the silence you hear the truth and know the solutions.
Deepak Chopra
The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.
Lady Nancy Asto
One should never direct people towards happiness, because happiness too is an idol of the market - Place. One should direct them towards mutual affection. A beast gnawing at its prey can be happy too, but only human beings can feel affection for each other, and this is the highest achievement they can aspire to.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.
Thomas Szasz
Only the little people pay taxes.
Leona Helmsly