People Quotes

Neil simon, in playboy, feb. 1979 - there are two million interesting people in new...
Albert einstein - the tragedy of life is what dies in the hearts...

The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies probably because they are generally the same people.
G. K. Chesterton
Your confidence in the people, and your doubt about them, are closely related to your self - Confidence and your self - Doubt.
Kahlil Gibran
It never ceases to amaze me: we all love ourselves more than other people, but care more about their opinions than our own.
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
I have a prejudice against people who print things in a foreign language and add no translation. When I am the reader, and the other considers me able to do the translating myself, he pays me the quite a nice compliment - - But if he would do the translating for me I would try to get along without the compliment. A Tramp Abroad, 1880.
Mark Twain

People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Never offend people with style when you can offend them with substance.
Sam Brown, Washington Post, 1977
It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - In finding themselves.
Andre Gide
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Those who really deserve praise are the people who, while human enough to enjoy power, nevertheless pay more attention to justice than they are compelled to do by their situation.
Thucyclides
Some people say it is better to appear foolish than open your mouth and remove all doubt. I say if it is already thought then you have nothing to lose.
Dane Helmers
Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.
Malcom S. Forbes
Money enables us to get what we want instead of what other people think we want.
George Bernard Shaw
I never cease being dumbfounded by the unbelievable things people believe.
Leo Rosten
I always tell people that I became a writer not because I went to school but because my mother took me to the library. I wanted to become a writer so I could see my name in the card catalog.
Sandra Cisneros
Something ignoble, loathsome, undignified attends all associations between people and has been transferred to all objects, dwelling, tools, even the landscape itself.
Bertolt Brecht
Funny how people despise platitudes, when they are usually the truest thing going. A thing has to be pretty true before it gets to be a platitude.
Katharine Fullerton Gerould
I envy people who drink - At least they know what to blame everything on.
Oscar Levant
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do, and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - First to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.
Albert Camus
The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of the blood.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half the time.
E. B. White, New Yorker, July 3, 1944
If fifty million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.
Anatole France
I repeat... that all power is a trust that we are accountable for its exercise that from the people, and for the people all springs, and all must exist.
Benjamin Disraeli
Idleness is an inlet to disorder, and makes way for licentiousness. People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.
Jeremy Collie
Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.
William Butler Yeats
People who imagine themselves to be self - Made seldom enjoy examining the process of manufacture in detail.
Richard Russo
Misanthropes need people without a steady supply, the misanthrope cannot fully apply his art.
Polly Whitney
A marriage is always made up of two people who are prepared to swear that only the other one snores.
Terry Pratchett, The Fifth Elephant
The truest expression of a people is in its dance and music.
Agnes de Mille
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
You may deceive all the people part of the time, and part of the people all the time, but not all the people all the time.
Abraham Lincoln
Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most People are even incapable of forming such opinions.
Albert Einstein
You have to lead people gently toward what they already know is right.
Philip Crosby, Reflections on Quality
Democracy is the name we give the people whenever we need them.
Marquis de Flers Robert and Arman de Caillavet
When people ask me why I am running as a woman, I always answer, What choice do I have?
Pat Schroede
The penalty of success is to be bored by people who used to snub you.
Nancy Asto
There are still some honest people left in the world, but they never seem to find anything you lose.
Joe Moore
There is no human problem which could not be solved if people would simply do as I advise.
Gore Vidal