Category-People Quotes

All over the place, from the popular culture to the propaganda system, there is constant pressure to make people feel that they are helpless, that the only role they can have is to ratify decisions and to consume.

Noam Chomsky

Quite apart from the prestige of technology, people do, after all, prefer a simple idea to a complex one.

Sir Bernard Rowland Crick

Ive learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Maya Angelou

The world is full of people whose notion of a satisfactory future is, in fact, a return to the idealized past.

Robertson Davies

Guide the people by law, subdue them by punishment; they may shun crime, but will be void of shame. Guide them by example, subdue them by courtesy; they will learn shame, and come to be good.

Confucius

Words like freedom, justice, democracy are not common concepts; on the contrary, they are rare. People are not born knowing what these are. It takes enormous and, above all, individual effort to arrive at the respect for other people that these words imply.

James Baldwin

The popularity serves to help people.

Patricia Conde Galindo

I'd rather talk to people who do things than complain about other people who do things. I say they're idiots.

Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.

Crazy people do crazy things.

Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.

I hope people learn to appreciate our people in uniform. These aren't guys who just shoot 'em up. They plan. And they are extremely intelligent.

Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.

Some people talk about me like a revolutionary. That's nonsense; all I did was copy B.B. King.

Eric Clapton

A people is not capable of governing itself. It ought to be governed by its elite. Namely, through that category of men born within its bosom who possess certain aptitudes and specialties. Just as the bees raise their "queen" a people must raise its elite. The multitude likewise, in its needs, appeals to its elite, the wise of the state.

Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

There is, among all those various parts of the world who serve their people, a kinship of sympathy, as there is such a kinship among those who labour for the destruction of peoples.

Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

Wars are fought by teenagers, you realize that. They really ought to be fought by the politicians and old people who start these wars.

James Clavell

Always do right. This will gratify some people, and astonish the rest.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

History has shown us, that you can't allow the mass extermination of people, and just sit by and watch it happen.

William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton

Cities all over the world are getting bigger as more and more people move from rural to urban sites, but that has created enormous problems with respect to environmental pollution and the general quality of life.

Alan Dundes

Particulate matter pollution kills people. We're a long way from cleaning up this problem.

Brent Newell

By almost any measure, the world is better than it has ever been. People are living longer, healthier lives. Many nations that were aid recipients are now self-sufficient.

Bill Gates

There are plenty of good people, but only a very, very few are precise and disciplined.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

If we don't believe in free expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.

Noam Chomsky

Wise people are in want of nothing, and yet need many things. On the other hand, nothing is needed by fools, for they do not understand how to use anything, but are in want of everything.

Chrysippus

HIV does not make people dangerous to know, so you can shake their hands and give them a hug: Heaven knows they need it.

Princess Diana
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