Racism is something that people can transcend through friendship.
I know that my unity with all people cannot be destroyed by national boundaries and government orders.
Lower voter participation is a silent threat to our democracy...It under-represents young people, the poor, the disabled, those with little education, minorities and you and me.
You have to start knowing yourself so well that you begin to know other people. A piece of us is in every person we can ever meet.
Knowing yourself is not so much about introspection and interaction. To know yourself is to realize that you are more than the little self that has been given to you by your history — the pattern that others made — that your true self is, in truth, much larger and includes other people, other cultures, other species even. That life is less about being and more about interbeing. We come to know ourselves, then, through coming to know each other. And the deeper that knowledge, the richer and more creative t
he world we build together
Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.
Fashion is about good energy. It's about feelings. That's what I have to give the people, good energy and good feelings
The American people are not anti-immigrant. We are concerned about the lack of coherence in our immigration policy and enforcement.
Politics is not a matter of ruling over the people or of exercising power. Politics is performance of service to people, contributing to the welfare of the people.
The conventional definition of management is getting work done through people, but real management is developing people through work.
People don't expect government to solve all their problems. But they sense, deep in their bones, that with just a slight change in priorities, we can make sure that every child in America has a decent shot at life, and that the doors of opportunity remain open to all. They know we can do better.
Feminism is the radical notion that women are people.
A great many people think they are thinking when they are really rearranging their prejudices.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof was to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Capitalism is what people do if you leave them alone
Many people have so much more potential than where they are right now.
Some people see things that are and ask, Why? Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not? Some people have to go to work and don't have time for all that ...
There is great power in focusing on what you want..... The person who tries to do everything accomplishes nothing. Most people try to be all things to everyone. And so they end up being nothing to anyone. Confucius nailed the point: "Person who chases two rabbits catches neither."
I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it
All free governments are managed by the combined wisdom and folly of the people
The role of the teacher remains the highest calling of a free people. To the teacher, America entrusts her most precious resource, her children; and asks that they be prepared ... to face the rigors of individual participation in a democratic society
The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to protect its free expression should be our first object
The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government -- lest it come to dominate our lives and interests
Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legislative powers of government reach actions only, and not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should 'make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,' thus building a wall of separation between Church and State
Whenever the people are well informed, they can be trusted with their own government; that whenever things get so far wrong as to attract their notice, they may be relied on to set them to rights