People Quotes

Woody allen - interestingly, according to modern astronomers,...
The happiness of most people we know is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
Ernest Dimnet

Inhabitants of underdeveloped nations and victims of natural disasters are the only people who have ever been happy to see soybeans.
Fran Leibowitz, Metropolitan Life
Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of a car is separate from the way the car is driven.
Edward De Bono
People might not get all they work for in this world, but they must certainly work for all they get.
Frederick Douglas
Never get angry. Never make a threat. Reason with people.
Mario Puzo

If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish to be happier that other people, and this is always difficult, for we believe others to be happier than they are.
Montesquieu
The end result of kindness is that it draws people to you.
Anita Roddick, A Revolution in Kindness, 2003
It is most unwise for people in love to marry.
George Bernard Shaw
All progress occurs because people dare to be different.
Harry Millne
Write something to suit yourself and many people will like it; write something to suit everybody and scarcely anyone will care for it.
Jesse Stuart
The state exists for man, not man for the state. The same may be said of science. These are old phrases, coined by people who saw in human individuality the highest human value. I would hesitate to repeat them, were it not for the ever recurring danger that they may be forgotten, especially in these days of organization and stereotypes.
Albert Einstein
It is very difficult to live among people you love and hold back from offering them advice.
Anne Tyler, Celestial Navigation, 1974
When dealing with people, let us remember we are not dealing with creatures of logic. We are dealing with creatures of emotion, creatures bustling with prejudices and motivated by pride and vanity.
Dale Carnegie
People are where they are because that is exactly where they really want to be - whether they will admit that or not.
Earl Nightingale
The happiest people are those who think the most interesting thoughts. Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good company, good conversation, are the happiest people in the world. And they are not only happy in themselves, they are the cause of happiness in others.
William Lyon Phelps
I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two - Thirds of the people of the Earth might be killed, but enough men capable of thinking, and enough books, would be left to start again, and civilization could be restored.
Albert Einstein
People far prefer happiness to wisdom, but that is like wanting to be immortal without getting older.
Sydney Harris
I can accept anthing, except what seems to be the easiest for most people: the half - way, the almost, the just - About, the in - Between.
Ayn Rand
There are more fools in the world than there are people.
Heinrich Heine
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough You must take action.
Anthony Robbins
I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
The reason that there are so few good books written is that so few people who write know anything.
Walter Bagehot
The junior senator from Wisconsin, by his reckless charges, has so preyed upon the fears and hatreds and prejudices of the American people that he has started a prairie fire which neither he nor anyone else may be able to control.
William Fullbright
It is no wonder that people are so horrible when they start their life as children.
Kingsley Amis
The successful people are the ones that can think up stuff for the rest of the world to keep busy at.
Donald Robert Perry Marquis
Anthropology provides a scientific basis for dealing with the crucial dilemma of the world today how can peoples of different appearance, mutually unintelligible languages, and dissimilar ways of life get along peaceably togethe.
Clyde Kluckhohn
People who go broke in a big way never miss any meals. It is the poor jerk who is shy a half slug who must tighten his belt.
Robert Heinlein, Excerpt from the notebooks of Lazarus Long, "Time Enough for Love".
You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself. The single relationship that is truly central and crucial in a life is the relationship to the self. Of all the people you will know in a lifetime, you are the only one you will never lose.
Jo Coudert, "Advice From A Failure".
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
Aesop, The Dog in the Mange
The great and invigorating influences in American life have been the unorthodox the people who challenge an existing institution or way of life, or say and do things that make people think.
William O. Douglas
We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - First to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.
Albert Camus
Laughter is the closest distance between two people.
Victor Borge
Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine, September 2003
A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.
Herm Albright
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
No matter how big a nation is, it is no stronger that its weakest people, and as long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you might otherwise.
Marian Anderson
Crimes of which a people is ashamed constitute its real history. The same is true of man.
Jean Genet
Rarely have so many people been so wrong about so much.
Richard Milhous Nixon
People are by nature fickle, and it is easy to persuade them of something, but difficult to keep them persuaded.
Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince