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A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.

Lao Tzu

Television is not vulgar because people are vulgar; it is vulgar because people are similar in their prurient interests and sharply differentiated in their civilized concerns.

George Gilder

For me, photographs take their power from memory and emotion. A picture tells its own story, shaped by the mood or insights of the person you are at the time you see it. It becomes layered with the past and the present. It need not be of people you k

Unknown

Think photographs should be provocative and not tell you what you already know. It takes no great powers or magic to reproduce somebody's face in a photograph. The magic is in seeing people in new ways

Duane Michals

Mere human beings can't afford to be fanatical about anything. Not even about justice or loyalty. The fanatic for justice ends by murdering a million helpless people to clear a space for his law-courts. If we are to survive on this planet, there must be compromises.

Jameson, Storm

The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.

Shirley MacLaine

Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Well, for one thing, the executives in charge at Cartoon Network are cartoon fans. I mean, these are people who grew up loving animation and loving cartoons, and the only difference between them and me is they don't know how to draw.

Craig McCracken

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all of the time; but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.

Abraham Lincoln

When the Zippy movie first started being talked about very rarely would people actually say animation to me, because I would never consider it.

Bill Griffith

A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader, a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves

Groucho Marx

History is not the story of heroes entirely. It is often the story of cruelty and injustice and shortsightedness. There are monsters, there is evil, there is betrayal. That's why people should read Shakespeare and Dickens as well as history ~~ they will find the best, the worst, the height of noble attainment and the depths of depravity.

David C. McCullough

The only people who really listen to an argument are the neighbours.

Unknown

What experience and history teach is this -- that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles.

George Wilhelm Hegel

History is the present. That's why every generation writes it anew. But what most people think of as history is its end product, myth.

E. L. Doctorow

No mistake is so commonly made by clever people as that of assuming a cause to be bad because the arguments of its supporters are, to a great extent, nonsensical

Thomas Henry Huxley

Just like other illnesses, depression can be treated so that people can live happy, active lives.

Tom Bosley

Believing in people before they have proved themselves is the key to motivating people to reach their potential.

John C. Maxwell

It seems to me that people have vast potential. Most people can do extraordinary things if they have the confidence or take the risks. Yet most people don't. They sit in front of the telly and treat life as if it goes on forever.

Phillip Adams

A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained in arms, is the best most natural defense of a free country.

James Madison

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.

Ray Bradbury

People underestimate their capacity for change. There is never a right time to do a difficult thing. A leader's job is to help people have vision of their potential.

Roger Porter

People tend to focus on the here and now. The problem is that, once global warming is something that most people can feel in the course of their daily lives, it will be too late to prevent much larger, potentially catastrophic changes

Elizabeth Kolbert

Art Exist for the human species. I think that all of the people who love art, those who teach art, and all of you should burn with the obligation to save the world

Shinichi Suzuki
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