People Quotes

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

People who are always praising the past And especially the times of faith as best Ought to go and live in the Middle Ages And be burnt at the stake as witches and sages.

Stevie Smith

When people say it's a funny thing about them, you will probably be able to control your hysterics. They are only getting ready to announce the shattering fact that they don't like something. And it's not going to be something that's really quite awful, like suttee or apartheid; it's going to be something small.

Ruth Eleanor

To me, Beauty is the wonder of wonders…It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances.

Oscar Wilde

There are so many hungry people that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.

Corita Kent

The hardest-learned lesson: that people have only their kind of love to give, not our kind.

Mignon McLaughlin

Meetings are a great trap. Soon you find yourself trying to get agreement and then the people who disagree come to think they have a right to be persuaded. However, they are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.

Galbraith

It is by universal misunderstanding that all agree. For if, by ill luck, people understood each other, they would never agree.

Pierre Charles Baudelaire

History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.

Napoléon Bonaparte

There is nothing more likely to start disagreement among people or countries than an agreement.

Elwyn Brooks White

The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking more about what he intends to say than others are saying.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld

That was a fraud intended to seize power, and look what they did with it. They kept creating crises which Ukrainian people struggled to overcome.

Viktor Yanukovych

A lot of people might think folk music is dead, but it's so not.

Tom Neff

Our lives are to be used and thus to be lived as fully as possible, and truly it seems that we are never so alive as when we concern ourselves with other people.

Harry Chapin

Well, I think every now and again, some people deserve to get their butts chewed. Every now and again some people deserve a pat on the back. What I try and do is compliment folk who deserve a compliment, and chew folks out who deserve to be chewed out.

Judge Mills Lane

Think about educating people to be owners of businesses, not employees of business.

Robert Kiyosaki

We treat our people like royalty. If you honor and serve the people who work for you, they will honor and serve you.

Mary Kay Ash

Encourage your people to be committed to a project rather than just be involved in it.

Richard Pratt

The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people.

Tom Peters

There can be little doubt that in many ways the story of bridge building is the story of civilisation. By it we can readily measure an important part of a people’s progress.

Franklin D Roosevelt

A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.

Douglas Adams

Every life is narrow. Our only escape is not to run away, but to learn to love the people we are and the world in which we find ourselves.

Mark Haddon

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