People Quotes

People have moved beyond apathy, beyond skepticism into deep cynicism.

Elliot Richardson

In the past, people worked together only when some great disaster threatened.

Walter Ulbricht

Most people I ask little from. I try to give them much and expect nothing in return, and I do very well in the bargain.

François Fénelon

You're in a much better position to talk with people when they approach you than when you approach them.

Peace Pilgrim

The people are like water and the ruler a boat. Water can support a boat or overturn it.

William Shakespeare

One of the greatest resources people cannot mobilize themselves is that they try to accomplish great things. Most worthwhile achievements are the result of many little things done in a single direction.

Nido Qubein

Virtuous people are simply those who have not been tempted sufficiently, because they live in a vegetative state, or because their purposes are so concentrated in one direction that they have not had the leisure to glance around them.

Isadora Duncan

To further the appreciation of culture among all the people, to increase respect for the creative individual, to widen participation by all the processes and fulfillments of art - this is one of the fascinating challenges of these days.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

The building is a special place because of its architecture, ... But it's people who make it special by participating in it.

Charlie Chaplin

Intellectuals are the most intolerant of all people.

Paul Duncun

Inconsistency has been overpraised by people who do not expect to suffer from it.

Mason Cooley

We despise all reverences and all objects of reverence which are outside the pale of our list of sacred things and yet, with strange inconsistency, we are shocked when other people despise and defile the things which are holy for us

Mark Twain

And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same

Nelson Mandela

Although mountains may guide migrations, the plains are the regions where people dwell in greatest numbers.

Ellsworth Huntington

Creative people who can't help but explore other mental territories are at greater risk, just as someone who climbs a mountain is more at risk than someone who just walks along a village lane.

R. D. Laing

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