People Quotes

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Often people attempt to live their lives backwards; they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want, so they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want.
Margaret Young
I think in one of my previous lives I was a mighty king, because I like people to do what I say.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them.
Agatha Christie
The people of the States now confederated..... believed that to remain longer in the Union would subject them to continuance of a disparaging discrimination, submission to which would be inconsistent with their welfare, and intolerable to a proud people. They therefore determined to sever its bounds and established a new Confederacy for themselves.
Jefferson Davis

So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.
Peter Drucke
When we truly care for ourselves, it becomes possible to care far more profoundly about other people. The more alert and sensitive we are to our own needs, the more loving and generaous we can be toward others.
Eda LeShan
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Johann von Goethe
The need of exercise is a modern superstition, invented by people who ate too much and had nothing to think about.
George Santayana
Shah is a kind of magic word with the Persian people.
Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
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
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
If people did not sometimes do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.
Wittgenstein
There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen, and there are people who wonder what happened. To be successful, you need to be a person who makes things happen.
James Lovell, speech to Girl Scouts in DuPage County, Illinois, 1997 - Quoted in the Chicago Tribune 2 - 3 - 03
People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and yet they pass by themselves without wondering.
Saint Augustine
The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty and the destiny of the republican model of government are justly considered... deeply... finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people.
George Washington
The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self - Restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Theodore Roosevelt
The voice of the people is the voice of God. Vox Populi, Vox Dei.
Alcuin
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
E. B. White
Whether a man is burdened by power or enjoys power whether he is trapped by responsibility or made free by it whether he is moved by other people and outer forces or moves them - - This is of the essence of leadership.
Theodore Harold White
People in high life are hardened to the wants and distresses of mankind as surgeons are to their bodily pains.
G. K. Chesterton
Do you think that the things people make fools of themselves about are any less real and true than the things they behave sensibly about? They are more true: they are the only things that are true.
George Bernard Shaw, Candida (1898) act 1
Beauty is handed out as undemocratically as inherited peerages, and beautiful people have done nothing to deserve their astonishing reward.
John Mortimer, The Observer (1999)
People in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than governments.
Dwight D Eisenhowe
I installed a skylight in my apartment. The people who live above me are furious!
Steven Wright, Standup Comedy Routine
How people keep correcting us when we are young! There is always some bad habit or other they tell us we ought to get over. Yet most bad habits are tools to help us through life.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people.
Jawaharlal Nehru
As people do better, they start voting like Republicans - Unless they have too much education and vote Democratic, which proves there can be too much of a good thing.
Karl Rove, March 19, 2001
People who ask our advice almost never take it. Yet we should never refuse to give it, upon request, for it often helps us to see our own way more clearly.
Brendan Francis
Beliefs are what divide people. Doubt unites them.
Peter Ustinov
I have long since come to believe that people never mean half of what they say, and that it is best to disregard their talk and judge only their actions.
Dorothy Day, The Long Loneliness, 1952
Los Angeles, it should be understood, is not a mere city. On the contrary, it is, and has been since 1888, a commodity; something to be advertised and sold to the people of the United States like automobiles, cigarettes and mouth wash.
Morrow Mayo
It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people if you have none of your own.
Herbert Samuel
While intelligent people can often simplify the complex, a fool is more likely to complicate the simple.
Gerald W. Grummet
The free expression of the hopes and aspirations of a people is the greatest and only safety in a sane society.
Emma Goldman, Living My Life, 1931
Humility is the embarrassment you feel when you tell people how wonderful you are.
Laurence Pete
Law is the embodiment of the moral sentiment of the people.
William Blackstone
The truest expression of a people is in its dance and music.
Agnes de Mille
It is terrifying to see how easily, in certain people, all dignity collapses. Yet when you think about it, this is quite normal since they only maintain this dignity by constantly striving against their own nature.
Albert Camus