category-People Quotes

Television is the first truly democratic culture - the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. the most terrifying thing is what people do want

Clive Alexander Barnes

I know of no safe repository of the ultimate power of society but people. And if we think them not enlightened enough, the remedy is not to take the power from them, but to inform them by education

Thomas Jefferson

If you must commit suicide and there is no knowing to what people may be brought always contrive to do it as decorously as possible; the decencies, whether of life or of death, should never be lost sight of.

George Henry Borrow

I have always been a friend to hero-worship; it is the only rational one, and has always been in use amongst civilized people.

George Henry Borrow

The Macedonians are a newly emergent people in search of a past to help legitimize their precarious present as they attempt to establish their singular identity in a Slavic world dominated historically by Serbs and Bulgarians. One need understand only a single geopolitical fact: As one measures conflicting Serb and Bulgarian claims over the past nine centuries, they intersect in Macedonia. Macedonia is where the historical Serb thrust to the south and the historical thrust to the west meet. This is not to say that present Serb and Bulgarian ambitions, where the past has precedence over the present and future.

Eugene N. Borza

There are two types of people in this world, good and bad. The good sleep better, but the bad seem to enjoy the waking hours much more.

Woody Allen

If youre twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floor if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them wherever you go.

Anthony Michael

I am not a fan of people who abuse service staff. In fact, I find it intolerable. Its an unpardonable sin as far as Im concerned, taking out personal business or some other kind of dissatisfaction on a waiter or busboy.

Anthony Michael

Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy,carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the “someday I’ll” philosophy.

Denis Waitley

At the dinner table when I was very little, I would hear people bickering the father saying something, the mother choosing to defend herself. To escape the bickering, I started modelling the soft bread with my fingers. With the dough of the French bread sometimes it was still warm I would make little figures. And I would line them up on the table and this was really my first sculpture.

Louise Bourgeois

I have promised the Tunisian people that the French army will go, If I fail, I will be swept away.

Habib Bourguiba

Only stupid people don't change their minds.

Boutros Boutros-Ghali

My first published novel was written for teenagers, and there were rules laid down by the publisher: no sex, no smoking, no swearing. I blew up entire solar systems, I consigned billions of people to horrible death; they didn't seem to mind that at all. But no hanky-panky.

Ben Bova

I think it's perfectly OK to exploit the moon. Largely for two reasons: there's no life there, and it is close enough and rich enough in resources to be economically useful to Earth. In the final analysis, everything we do in space, if it does not help the people of Earth, all the people, it's not going to happen.

Ben Bova

So much of political philosophy throughout history has consisted of concocting reasons why people have a duty to be tame animals in politicians cages.

James Bovard
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