category-People Quotes

We [Americans] are the lavishest and showiest and most luxury-loving people on the earth; and at our masthead we fly one true and honest symbol, the gaudiest flag the world has ever seen.

Mark Twain

I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.

Thomas Jefferson

It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.

Maya Angelou

Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.

George Bernard Shaw

To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.

Charles de Montesquieu

Many people look forward to the New Year for a new start on old habits.

Unknown

Some people drink deeply from the fountain of knowledge. Others just gargle.

Grant M. Bright

Freedom is not something that anybody can be given. Freedom is something people take, and people are as free as they want to be.

James Baldwin

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

George E. Allen

The job of the poet is to render the world - to see it and report it without loss, without perversion. No poet ever talks about feelings. Only sentimental people do.

Mark van Doren

Some people never have anything except ideals.

E.W. Howe

Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.

Robert Anthony

Agitators are a set of interfering, meddling people, who come down to some perfectly contented class of the community and sow the seeds of discontent amongst them. That is the reason why agitators are so absolutely necessary. Without them, in our incomplete state, there would be no advance towards civilisation.

Oscar Wilde

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.

Zig Ziglar

Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.

George Washington Carver

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them."

George Bernard Shaw

Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.

George Washington Carver

Sometimes, people use age as a convenient excuse. Other people, though, go on to acheive their greatest accomplishments in life in later years.

Catherine Pulsifer

I have found that being honest is the best technique I can use. Right up front, tell people what you're trying to accomplish and what you're willing to sacrifice to accomplish it.

Lee Iacocca

Education does not mean teaching people to know what they do not know; it means teaching them to behave as they do not behave.

John Ruskin

People who try to predict the future are trying to gain control over their past.

Unknown

It's absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.

Oscar Wilde

It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.

Oscar Wilde

Once the people begin to reason, all is lost

Voltaire
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