People Quotes

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Think of how many religions attempt to validate themselves with prophecy. Think of how many people rely on these prophecies, however vague, however unfulfilled, to support or prop up their beliefs. Yet has there ever been a religion with the prophetic accuracy and reliability of science?
Carl Sagan

Humankind differs from the animals only by a little, and most people throw that away.
Confucius, Roots of Wisdom 4th edition
In the beginning, the universe was created. This made a lot of people very angry, and has been widely regarded as a bad idea.
Douglas Adams
Always treat people with respect and kindness, for they may be selected to be on your jury.
Steve Pershing
You can choose to be happy or sad and whichever you choose that is what you get. No one is really responsible to make someone else happy, no matter what most people have been taught and accept as true.
Sidney Madwed

Christmas is the season when people run out of money before they run out of friends.
Larry Wilde
Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. When we really listen to people there is an alternating current, and this recharges us so that we never get tired of each other. We are constantly being re - Created.
Brenda Ueland
Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live. It is asking other people to live as one wishes to live.
Oscar Wilde
The sad truth is that excellence makes people nervous.
Shana Alexande
Solitude would be ideal if you could pick the people to avoid.
Karl Kraus
Only the little people pay taxes.
Leona Helmsly
Crazy people who are productive are geniuses. Crazy people who are rich are eccentric. Crazy people who are neither productive nor rich are just plain crazy. Geniuses and crazy people are both out in the middle of a deep ocean geniuses swim, crazy people drown. Most of us are sitting safely on the shore. Take a chance and get your feet wet.
Michael J. Gel
Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful.
Margaret Mead
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
I want to do something different, really different, and if it alienates people that is too bad.
Kurt Cobain
People who comprehend a thing to its very depths rarely stay faithful to it forever. For they have brought its depths into the light of day: and in the depths there is always much that is unpleasant to see.
Friedrich Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human
To holy people the very name of Jesus is a name to feed upon, a name to transport. His name can raise the dead and transfigure and beautify the living.
John Henry Newman
Good leadership consists in showing average people how to do the work of superior people.
John D. Rockefelle
The essential matter of history is not what happened but what people thought or said about it.
Frederic William Maitland
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
Brian Tracy
Most people dread finding out when they come to die that they have never really lived.
Henry David Thoreau
Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as ever you can.
John Wesley
People call me feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
Rebecca West
It is with narrow - Souled people as with narrow necked bottles the less they have in them, the more noise they make in pouring it out.
Alexander Pope
When you tell the truth, people listen.
Jose Raul Bernardo, Silent Wing (Simon & Schuster, 1998)
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
Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it.
Samuel Johnson
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
Old age equalizes - we are aware that what is happening to us has happened to untold numbers from the beginning of time. When we are young we act as if we were the first young people in the world.
Jane Harrison
As you express joy, you draw it out of those you meet, creating joyful people and joyful events. The greater the joy you express, the more joy you experience.
Arnold Patent
It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
Oscar Wilde
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Douglas Adams, Mostly Harmless
Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Art Linklette
The only way most people recognize their limits is by trespassing on them.
Tom Morris
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
Is the chemical aftertaste the reason why people eat hot dogs, or is it some kind of bonus?
Neil Gaiman
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Dale Carnegie, How To Win Friends and Influence People
Doctors and nurses are people who give you medicine until you die.
Deborah Martin
A good manager is best when people barely know that he exists. Not so good when people obey and acclaim him. Worse when they despise him.
Lao - Tzu