Taxes are important. President Bush's tax proposals leave no rich person behind. Voters approve of President Bush helping the kind of people they wish they were one of.
People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.
One sign of maturity is the ability to be comfortable with people who are not like us.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
There are more people abusive to others than lie open to abuse themselves; but the humor goes round, and he that laughs at me to-day will have somebody to laugh at him to-morrow.
Most great men and women are not perfectly rounded in their personalities, but are instead people whose one driving enthusiasm is so great it makes their faults seem insignificant.
Idleness is an inlet to disorder, and makes way for licentiousness. People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.
There is nothing worse than an idle hour, with no occupation offering. People who have many such hours are simply animals waiting docilely for death. We all come to that state soon or late. It is the curse of senility
To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.
So, I think thatís the centerpiece of morality: Donít lie. But to do that, you have to go a step further and find out what the truth is. You know, itís easy to say, ěIíll never tell a lie.î But if you say, ěIím going to speak the truth,î youíre going to have to work damn hard to find out what the truth is. The next thing is just plain, old, simple kindness: to other people, to your family. Love for other people. I think thatís another very important part of morality, being genuinely compassionate and concerned about the feelings and well being of other people, especially those that depend on you directly.
Arguments only confirm people in their own opinions
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
No mistake is so commonly made by clever people as that of assuming a cause to be bad because the arguments of its supporters are, to a great extent, nonsensical
Atheism leaves a man to sense, to philosophy, to natural piety, to laws, to reputation, all which may be guides to an outward moral virtue, though religion were not; but superstition dismounts all these, and erects an absolute monarchy in the minds of men...the master of superstition is the people; and arguments are fitted to practice, in a reverse order
People generally quarrel because they cannot argue.
Ballroom is two people dancing together to music, touching in perfect harmony
And protect your heart from being inclined toward what you have renounced of people and desires and wishes and option and effort and from losing patience and harmony and pleasure with God at the time of the befalling of calamity.
When you photograph people in colour you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in B&W, you photograph their souls!
There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer
My portraits are more about me than they are about the people I photograph.
I just think it's important to be direct and honest with people about why you're photographing them and what you're doing. After all, you are taking some of their soul.
It is one thing to photograph people. It is another to make others care about them by revealing the core of their humanness
The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.
The world is going to pieces and people like Adams and Weston are photographing rocks!
To the complaint, 'There are no people in these photographs,' I respond, 'There are always two people: the photographer and the viewer.