People Quotes

God does not intend people, and does not like people, to be too good. He likes them neither too good nor too bad, but a little too bad is more venial with him than a little too good.

Samuel Butler

People are lucky and unlucky not according to what they get absolutely, but according to the ratio between what they get and what they have been led to expect.

Samuel Butler

When I am dead I would rather people thought me better than I was instead of worse; but if they think me worse, I cannot help it and, if it matters at all, it will matter more to them than to me.

Samuel Butler

It is far safer to know too little than too much. People will condemn the one, though they will resent being called upon to exert themselves to follow the other.

Samuel Butler

People who see life as anything more than pure entertainment are missing the point.

George Denis Patrick Carlin

Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as you can.

John Wesley

You are exactly what you seem, and so you always assume that other people are, too.

Orson Scott Card

Home is where the people who live there need me to come home to them, and worry about me when I'm gone. There's no such place on this earth, no matter how far I drive.

Orson Scott Card

We can wash people in the water all we want, but we can never wash their parents out of their hearts.

Orson Scott Card

Law can change how people behave when others are watching that's all.

Orson Scott Card

When people say perhaps its cause theyre lying. Either they dont believe the thing theyre saying, or they do believe it only they dont want to admit they do.

Orson Scott Card

Evil people naturally assume that you will use that power exactly as they would use it.

Orson Scott Card

Im neutral on lying, seeing as how theres times when the truth just hurts people.

Orson Scott Card

The first need of a free people is to define their own terms.

Stokely Carmichael

Nothing is far and nothing is near, if one desires. The world is little, people are little, human life is little. There is only one big thing desire.

Willa Sibert Cather

All in all, punishment hardens and renders people more insensible; it concentrates; it increases the feeling of estrangement; it strengthens the power of resistance.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Young people must break machines to learn how to use them; get another made!

Henry Cavendish

I wonder will death be much lonelier than life. Life's an awfully lonesome affair. You can live close against other people yet your lives never touch. You come into the world alone and you go out of the world alone yet it seems to me you are more alone while living than even coming and going.

Emily Carr

Education is the strongest weapon available for restricting the questions people ask, controlling what they think, and ensuring that they get their thoughts from above.

John Carroll

Comedy is tragedy that happens to other people.

Angela Carter

The most serious and universal problem is the growing chasm between the richest and poorest people on earth. Citizens of the ten wealthiest countries are now seventy-five times richer than those who live in the ten poorest ones, and the separation is increasing every year, not only between nations but also within them.

James Earl Carter, Jr.

If you want to make people laugh, your face must remain serious.

Giacomo Casanova

Revolution: Political movement which gets many peoples hopes up, lets even more people down, makes almost everybody uncomfortable, and a few, extraordinarily rich. It is widely held in high regard.

Adolfo Bioy Casares

Sensible people get the greater part of their own dying done during their own lifetime.

Samuel Butler

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