The world is full of people whose notion of a satisfactory future is, in fact, a return to the idealized past.Robertson Davies
Guide the people by law, subdue them by punishment; they may shun crime, but will be void of shame. Guide them by example, subdue them by courtesy; they will learn shame, and come to be good.Confucius
Everyone believes that the main aim in life is to follow a plan. They never ask if that plan is theirs or if it was created by another person. They accumulate experiences, memories, things, other people's ideas, and it is more than they can possibly cope with. And that is why they forget their dreams.Paulo Coelho
Words like freedom, justice, democracy are not common concepts; on the contrary, they are rare. People are not born knowing what these are. It takes enormous and, above all, individual effort to arrive at the respect for other people that these words imply.James Baldwin
I'd rather talk to people who do things than complain about other people who do things. I say they're idiots.Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.
Crazy people do crazy things.Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.
I hope people learn to appreciate our people in uniform. These aren't guys who just shoot 'em up. They plan. And they are extremely intelligent.Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.
Some people talk about me like a revolutionary. That's nonsense; all I did was copy B.B. King.Eric Clapton
A people is not capable of governing itself. It ought to be governed by its elite. Namely, through that category of men born within its bosom who possess certain aptitudes and specialties. Just as the bees raise their "queen" a people must raise its elite. The multitude likewise, in its needs, appeals to its elite, the wise of the state.Corneliu Zelea Codreanu
There is, among all those various parts of the world who serve their people, a kinship of sympathy, as there is such a kinship among those who labour for the destruction of peoples.Corneliu Zelea Codreanu
Wars are fought by teenagers, you realize that. They really ought to be fought by the politicians and old people who start these wars.James Clavell
Always do right. This will gratify some people, and astonish the rest.Samuel Langhorne Clemens
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.Samuel Langhorne Clemens
History has shown us, that you can't allow the mass extermination of people, and just sit by and watch it happen.William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton