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Musical people always want one to be perfectly dumb at the very moment when one is longing to be perfectly deaf.

Oscar Wilde

More than anything else, we need in this society the opportunity for people to tell us what they think without being told that they're either dumb, or stupid, or uninformed.

Brian Lamb

Most beautiful dumb girls think they are smart and get away with it, because other people, on the whole, aren't much smarter.

Louise Brooks

They are damn good projects - excellent projects. That goes for all the projects up there. You know some people make fun of people who speak a foreign language, and dumb people criticize something they do not understand, and that is what is going on up there - God damn it!

Harry Hopkins

Watch me when people say deaf and dumb, or deaf mute, and I give them a look like you might get if you called Denzel Washington the wrong name.

Marlee Matlin

Would it not be much better to have a president who deliberately lied to the people because he thought a war was essential than to have one who was so dumb as to be taken in by intelligence agencies, especially those who told him what he wanted to hear?

Andrew Greeley

You know, people think you have to be dumb to skip rope for 45 minutes. No, you have to be able to imagine something else. While you're skipping rope, you have to be able to see something else.

John Irving

Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one's self-respect. For jealous people, like dope-fiends, stoop to the lowest level and in the end inspire only disgust and loathing.

Emma Goldman

There are people who in spite of their merit disgust us, and others who please us in spite of their faults.

François de la Rochefoucauld

Anybody who informs on other people is doing something disturbing and even disgusting.

Elia Kazan

I am often disgusted at hearing young people I know, declare that they are afraid of doing this or that, because they MIGHT be killed.

William John Wills

Maybe that's the whole teen oeuvre, you know covering people in disgusting bodily fluids and whatnot.

Rider Strong

Some people fall in love and touch the sky. Some people fall in love and find quicksand.

Brandon Boyd

The heart may think it knows better: The senses know that absence blots people out. We have really no absent friends.

Elizabeth Bowen

Soon, if we are not prudent, millions of people will be watching each other starve to death through expensive television sets.

Aneurin Bevan

Men of genius are not quick judges of character. Deep thinking and high imagining blunt that trivial instinct by which you and I size people up.

Sir Henry Maximilian Beerbohm

People exaggerate both happiness and unhappiness; we are never so fortunate nor so unfortunate as people say we are.

Honor de Balzac

People seem to enjoy things more when they know a lot of other people have been left out of the pleasure.

Russell Baker

The book that I shall make people read is the book of the heart, which holds the key to the mystery of life.

Meher Baba

The Israelis are mistaken if they think we do not have an alternative to negotiations. By Allah I swear they are wrong. The Palestinian people are prepared to sacrifice until either the last boy and the last girl raise the Palestinian flag over the walls, the churches and the mosques of Jerusalem.

Yasser Arafat

What Kuwait did to the Palestinian people is worse than what has been done by Israel to Palestinians in the occupied territories.

Yasser Arafat

Talent is not universal but it is widely spread: Give enough people the capacity to create, and inevitably gems will emerge.

Chris Anderson

Interestingly, according to modern astronomers, space is finite. This is a very comforting thought particularly for people who can never remember where they have left things.

Woody Allen

If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.

Mother Teresa

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