People Quotes

Constancy... that small change of love, which people exact so rigidly, receive in such counterfeit coin, and repay in baser metal.

Lord Bryon

A good government implies two things: fidelity to the object of government, which is the happiness of the people; secondly, a knowledge of the means by which that object can be best attained.

James Madison

People who love only once in their lives are. . . shallow people. What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy of custom or their lack of imagination.

Oscar Wilde

Even if I have to stand alone, I will not be afraid to stand alone. I'm going to fight for you. I'm going to fight for what's right. I'm going to fight to hold people accountable.

Barbara Levy Boxer

I would not run for president. I really like what I'm doing now. People say I'm giving them energy and hope.

Barbara Levy Boxer

You know, I wish the world well. I want Iraq to have democracy and the Haitians to have democracy. I want the people of Afghanistan to thrive. Lord knows, we spend enough money there to help them. What about people at home? Isn't that our first responsibility?

Barbara Levy Boxer

Chess is a foolish expedient for making idle people believe they are doing something very clever, when they are only wasting their time.

George Bernard Shaw

Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire

Dale Carnegie

And their saying was no other than that they said: Our Lord! forgive us our faults and our extravagance in our affair and make firm our feet and help us against the unbelieving people.

quran

Many people are extremely happy, but are absolutely worthless to society.

Charles Gow

Much literary criticism comes from people for whom extreme specialization is a cover for either grave cerebral inadequacy or terminal laziness, the latter being a much cherished aspect of academic freedom.

John Kenneth Galbraith

Relationship is a pervading and changing mystery...brutal or lovely, the mystery waits for people wherever they go, whatever extreme they run to.

Eudora Welty

The people who shape our lives and our cultures have the ability to communicate a vision or a quest or a joy or a mission.

Anthony Robbins

It also brings me hope that we can resolve conflicts in our regions by connecting people and fighting against extremism in all of our countries.

Joichi Ito

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.

Marcus Garvey

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.

Confucius

We say we love flowers, yet we pluck them. We say we love trees, yet we cut them down. And people still wonder why some are afraid when told they are loved.

Unknown

I had no idea how much music and singing really means to people, and in my own tiny way to be a part of that is very humbling and very sweet, and and I feel very honored. ... I have a great appreciation for this, in every ways and a new understanding, and I'm just as amazed as anyone else.

MaryAnne Ysabella

Go anywhere in England where there are natural, wholesome, contented, and really nice English people; and what do you always find? That the stables are the real center of the household.

George Bernard Shaw

Thinking is the most unhealthy thing in the world, and people die of it just as they die of any other disease. Fortunately, in England at any rate, thought is not catching. Our splendid physique as a people is entirely due to our national stupidity.

Oscar Wilde

The British nation is unique in this respect: they are the only people who like to be told how bad things are, who like to be told the worst.

Winston Churchill

The English are not very spiritual people, so they invented cricket to give them some idea of eternity.

George Bernard Shaw

One cannot properly appreciate the human realities so long as one labors under the adolescent delusion that people get the fates they deserve.

Nicholas Rescher

People sometimes rationalize their greed by saying that it is all for the good of their children but this is nothing but an excuse they use to make their despicable actions appear respectable and praiseworthy.

Democritus

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