People Quotes

If we don't believe in free expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.

Noam Chomsky

Wise people are in want of nothing, and yet need many things. On the other hand, nothing is needed by fools, for they do not understand how to use anything, but are in want of everything.

Chrysippus

HIV does not make people dangerous to know, so you can shake their hands and give them a hug: Heaven knows they need it.

Princess Diana

A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That's why they don't get what they want.

Madonna Louise Ciccone

How intolerable people are sometimes who are happy and successful in everything.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Although you may tell lies, people will believe you, if only you speak with authority.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

I observed that after marriage people cease to be curious.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

There are people whom even childrens literature would corrupt. They read with particular enjoyment the piquant passages in the Psalter and in the Wisdom of Solomon.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

There was a state without king or nobles; there was a church without a bishop; there was a people governed by grave magistrates which it had selected, and by equal laws which it had framed.

Rufus Choate

Human nature simply cannot subsist without a hope and aim of some kind; as the sanity of the Old Testament truly said, where there is no vision the people perisheth. But it is precisely because an ideal is necessary to man that the man without ideals is in permanent danger of fanaticism.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

If you cant distinguish people from lap-dogs, you shouldnt undertake philanthropic work.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

The unhappy are egotistical, base, unjust, cruel, and even less capable of understanding one another than are idiots. Unhappiness does not unite people, but separates them.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Only during hard times do people come to understand how difficult it is to be master of their feelings and thoughts.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

With respect to the question of relationships, my general view is that freedom means freedom for everyone. People...ought to be free to enter into any kind of relationship they want to.

Richard Bruce "Dick" Cheney

It is very difficult for people to believe the simple fact that every persecutor was once a victim. Yet it should be very obvious that someone who was allowed to feel free and strong from childhood does not have the need to humiliate another person.

Alice Miller

There are people that very strongly identify themselves as gay and then lesbian, and then I think there are a lot of people who are kind of some percentage or some version of that.

Michael Stipe

You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

I suppose the only real reason for travelling is to learn that all people are the same.

Anthony Burgess

After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn't do it. I sure as hell wouldn't want to live in a society where the only people allowed guns are the police and the military.

William Seward Burroughs

Soon it will be the phase of the moon When people tune in. Every girl knows about the punctual blues, But who's to know the power behind our moves?

Kate Bush

This is an impressive crowd the haves and the have-mores. Some people call you the elites; I call you my base.

George Walker Bush

Well, you know, I think the American people are sacrificing now. I think they're waiting in airport lines longer than they've ever had before.

George Walker Bush

The people have given us the duty to defend them, and that duty sometimes requires the violent restraint of violent men.

George Walker Bush

This is a profoundly important moment not just for the families of those who lost their lives on 9/11 and in al-Qaeda's other attacks but for people all over the world who want to build a common future of peace, freedom, and co-operation for our children.

Former US President Bill Clinton

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