People Quotes

Much brass has been sounded and many cymbals tinkled in the name of advertising; but the advertisements which persuade people to act are written by men who have an abiding respect for the intelligence of their readers, and a deep sincerity regarding the merits of the goods they have to sell.

Bruce Fairchild Barton

A lot of the people who keep a gun at home for safety are the same ones who refuse to wear a seat belt

George Carlin

Some people in our country seem more concerned about respecting the dignity and privacy of criminals and terrorists than they are about having an airport full of people obliterated, or a completely booked hotel blown to bits. Perhaps they think, Let's not get so upset about attacks on our embassies or military bases. Maybe, they surmise, the terrorists have good reason for attacking us. We have no right to be harassing innocent people in our country. For some people, not even the grotesque images that filled our television screens after al Qaeda's blatant attacks on 9/11 seem enough to wake them out of their utopia feel-good world.

John David Ashcroft

This world is not a permanent place, it is a passage, a road on which you are passing. There are two kinds of people here: One is the kind of those who have sold their souls for eternal damnation, the other is of those who have purchased their souls and freed them from damnation.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

Nothing there but basketball, a game which won't be fit for people until they set the basket umbilicus-high and return the giraffes to the zoo.

Ogden Nash

People shouldn't be treated like objects. They aren't that valuable.

P. J. O'Rourke

Being sociable and affable with people brings kindness and friendship.

al-Baqir, Muhammad

The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum.

Noam Chomsky

The well-bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.

Oscar Wilde

Anthropology is the science which tells us that people are the same the whole world over - except when they are different.

Nancy Banks Smith

There was obviously excitement when Kimi Raikkonen came on the scene, but he hasn't been able to deliver the number of wins people expected him to have.

Jackie Stewart

Chic was just a word that never popped into my head. Functional, yes; fashionable, lovely. But to hear "chic" from Karl of all people was beyond exciting.

Alek Wek

Beauty is all about us, but how may are blind! They look at the wonder of this earth and seem to see nothing. People move hectically but give little thought to where they are going. They seek excitement ... as if they were lost and desperate.

Pablo Casals

Simply put, unsustainable debt is helping to keep too many poor countries and poor people in poverty.

Bill Clinton

There are no people who are quite so vulgar as the over-refined.

Mark Twain

Vulgarity is the conduct of other people, just as falsehoods are the truths of other people

Oscar Wilde

The most dangerous madmen are those created by religion, and people whose aim is to disrupt society always know how to make good use of them on occasion.

Diderot, Denis

People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results.

Albert Einstein

...I said yesterday on Fox & Friends, I think the president is a racist, I think he has race issues. Don't know if he hates white people, but there's something going on with the president. Well, I stand by that. And I deem him a racist based on really his own standard of racism, the standard of the left.

Glenn Beck

Vulgarity is simply the conduct of other people.

Oscar Wilde

As William Penn put it: "Those people who are not governed by God will be ruled by tyrants." Remember... that those tyrants are often self-imposed roadblocks of your lower self at work.

Wayne Dyer

While you can think in terms of efficiency in dealing with time, a principle-centered person thinks in terms of effectiveness in dealing with people.

Stephen R. Covey

It will be a great day for America, incidentally, when we begin to eat bread again, instead of the blasphemous and tasteless foam rubber that we have substituted for it. And I am not being frivolous here, either. Something very sinister happens to the people of a country when they begin to distrust their own reactions as deeply as they do here, and become as joyless as they have become.

James Baldwin

There are only two qualities in the world: efficiency and inefficiency, and only two sorts of people: the efficient and the inefficient.

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