category-People Quotes

The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.

Norton, Eleanor Holmes

Writers are not just people who sit down and write. They hazard themselves. Every time you compose a book your composition of yourself is at stake.

E. L. Doctorow

Every writer has to make an emotional journey from artist sitting in attic to being part of a business. The writer of a film is like Tinkerbell. You are only there because people believe in you. The moment they don't, because you're a pain the arse, you've lost.

Julian Fellowes

Religion is for people who are scared to go to hell. Spirituality is for people who have already been there.

Bonnie Raitt

Down through the centuries, this trick has been tried by various establishments throughout the world. They force people to get involved in the kind of examination that has only one aim and that is to stamp out dissent.

Pete Seeger

There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government.

Benjamin Franklin

If all mankind were suddenly to practice honesty, many thousands of people would be sure to starve.

G. C. Lichtenberg

When being dishonest, people can still tell the truth. Be mindful of the treacherous that do not lie.

Parslow, Eric

The natural man has a difficult time getting along in this world. Half the people think he is a scoundrel because he is not a hypocrite.

Ed Howe

With people with only modest ability, modesty is mere honesty; but with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.

Schopenhauer

Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle. The modern industrial proletariat does not belong to the category of such classes.

Vladimir Lenin

Killing yourself is a major commitment, it takes a kind of courage. Most people just lead lives of cowardly desperation. It's kinda half suicide where you just dull yourself with substances.

Robert Crumb

If I'm a cruel satirist at least I'm not a hyprocrite: I never judge what other people do. Neither a politician nor a priest, I never censor what others do. Neither a philospher nor a psychiatrist, I never bother trying to analyze or resolve my fears and neuroses

Federico Fellini

Build your reputation by helping other people build theirs.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations... can never effect a reform.

Susan B. Anthony
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