People Quotes

There is nothing more galling to angry people than the coolness of those on whom they wish to vent their spleen.

Alexandre Dumas

Every writer since the beginning of time, just like other people, has been afflicted by what [a] friend of mine calls "the fleas of life"-you know, colds, hangovers, bills, sprained ankles and little nuisances of one sort or another.

William Styron

One mustn't criticize other people on grounds where he can't stand perpendicular himself

Mark Twain

Guilty consciences always make people cowards.

Bidpai

Onions make me sad, a lot of people don't realize that. When I'm cutting onions, I'm sad. Because the plight of onions, it's sad. But people don't realize I'm actually crying - they think I'm just reacting.

Mitch Hedberg

I have a respect for manners as such, they are a way of dealing with people you don't agree with or like

Margaret Mead

All through history it's the nations that have given most to generals and the least to the people that have been the first to fall

Harry S Truman

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.

Martin Luther King Jr

But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression

John Locke

Economic growth without social progress lets the great majority of people remain in poverty, while a privileged few reap the benefits of rising abundance.

John F. Kennedy

Sex is a natural function. You can't make it happen, but you can teach people to let it happen.

Dr. William H. Masters

A man that is well ordered in his soul needeth little the unkind demeanor of worldly people nor yet their proud behavior.

Thomas a Kempis

One ceases to be lonely only in recollection; perhaps that is why people read history.

John Andrew Rice

People are trapped in history, and history is trapped in them.

James Baldwin

I believe in compulsory cannibalism. If people were forced to eat what they killed there would be no more war.

Abbie Hoffman

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.

William J. H. Boetcker

I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of the people.

Edmund Burke

There are no warlike people, just warlike leaders.

Ralph Bunche

The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words.

Philip K. Dick

There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.

Douglas Everett

History itself touches only a small part of a nation's life. Most of the activities and sufferings of the people ... have been and will remain without written record.

E. L. Wood word

Few people have the imagination for reality.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

What we call reality is an agreement that people have arrived at to make life more livable.

Louise Nevelson

People always seemed to know half of history, and to get it confused with the other half.

Jane Haddam

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