category-People Quotes

When you talk to people who play, the fantasy-baseball player tends to be more ardent than the fantasy-football player. Baseball is a game that is played every day, and baseball as a game in fantasy has so many more permutations than does fantasy football.

Don Levy

Now more than ever before, the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness and corruption

James Garfield

The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to protect its free expression should be our first object

Thomas Jefferson

I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it

Dwight David Eisenhower

As long as Nazi violence was unleashed only, or mainly, against the Jews, the rest of the world looked on passively and even treaties and agreements were made with the patently criminal government of the Third Reich.... The doors of Palestine were closed to Jewish immigrants, and no country could be found that would admit those forsaken people. They were left to perish like their brothers and sisters in the occupied countries. We shall never forget the heroic efforts of the small countries, of the Scandinavian, the Dutch, the Swiss nations, and of individuals in the occupied part of Europe who did all in their power to protect Jewish lives

Albert Einstein

Few people understand the psychology of dealing with a highway traffic cop. Your normal speeder will panic and immediately pull over to the side. This is wrong. It arouses contempt in the cop-heart. Make the bastard chase you. He will follow.

Johnny Depp

Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere as long as the policy you've decided upon is being carried out.

Ronald Reagan

People exercise an unconscious selection in being influenced.

T. S. Eliot

Influencing people is dangerous. Their acts and thoughts become your illegitimate children. You can't get away from them and Heaven knows what they mayn't grow up into.

Elizabeth Bibesco

Problems arise in that one has to find a balance between what people need from you and what you need for yourself.

Jessye Norman

People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some people are making such thorough plans for rainy days that they aren't enjoying today's sunshine.

William Feather

So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we'll be called a democracy

Roger Nash Baldwin

Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking

Clement Attlee

Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other

John Quincy Adams
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