People Quotes

People who are brutally honest get more satisfaction out of the brutality than out of the honesty

Richard J. Needham

Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like.

Will Rogers

Some people try to find things in this game that don't exist; but football is only two things - blocking and tackling.

Vince Lombardi

To be a leader, you have to make people want to follow you, and nobody wants to follow someone who doesn't know where he is going.

Joe Namath

The soldier, above all other people, prays for peace, for he must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.

Douglas MacArthur

People need motivation to do anything. I don't think human beings learn anything without desperation.

Jim Carrey

When you grow up in that (multi-ethnic) environment, you see the world differently. Being a mixed-race child, I didn't always see colour in people, I really didn't. It was other people that made me see the colour all the time.

Halle Maria Berry

There is no week nor day nor hour when tyranny may not enter upon this country, if the people lose their roughness and spirit of defiance.

Walt Whitman

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

There are people who think that wrestling is an ignoble sport. Wrestling is not sport, it is a spectacle, and it is no more ignoble to attend a wrestled performance of suffering than a performance of the sorrows of Arnolphe or Andromaque.

Roland Barthes

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

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

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