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Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.

Malcolm S. Forbes

The tragedy is that so many people look for self-confidence and self-respect everywhere except within themselves, and so they fail in their search.

Dr Nathaniel Branden

I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous.

Walt Disney

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.

Oscar Wilde

People who fail to achieve their goals usually get stopped by frustration. They allow frustration to keep them from taking the necessary actions that would support them in achieving their desire. You get through this roadblock by plowing through frustration, taking each setback as feedback you can learn from, and pushing ahead. I doubt you'll find many successful people who have not experienced this. All successful people learn that success is buried on the other side of frustration.

Anthony Robbins

It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.

Henry Ford

The happiest people spend much time in a state of flow - the state in which people are so involved in an activity that nothing else seems to matter; the experience itself is so enjoyable that people will do it even at great cost, for the sheer sake of doing it.

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.

Thich Nhat Hanh

People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction, and anyone who insists on remaining in a state of innocence long after that innocence is dead turns himself into a monster.

James Baldwin

Any married man should forget his mistakes - no use two people remembering the same thing

Duane Dewel

Americans are the only people in the world known to me whose status anxiety prompts them to advertise their college and university affiliations in the rear window of their automobiles

Paul Fussell

The American people must be willing to give up a degree of personal privacy in exchange for safety and security

Louis Freeh

If the liberties of the American people are ever destroyed, they will fall by the hands of the clergy

Marquis De Lafayette

The American people, taken one with another, constitute the most timorous, sniveling, poltroonish, ignominious mob of serfs and goose-steppers ever gathered under one flag in Christendom since the end of the middle ages

Henry Louis Mencken

Americans have the right and advantage of being armed - unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms

James Madison

Glory is not a conceit. It is not a decoration for valor. Glory belongs to the act of being constant to something greater than yourself, to a cause, to your principles, to the people on whom you rely and who rely on you in rerun.

John McCain

Americans who travel abroad for the first time are often shocked to discover that, despite all the progress that has been made in the last 30 years, many foreign people still speak in foreign language

Dave Barry

America does to me what I knew it would do: it just bumps me. The people charge at you like trucks coming down on you - no awareness. But one tries to dodge aside in time. Bump! bump! go the trucks. And that is human contact.

D.H. Lawrence

The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.

Samuel Johnson

Fame is proof that people are gullible.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

People have prejudices against a nation in which they have no acquaintances.

Philip Gilbert Hamerton

Themes are important to me, but the beats are what catches someone's ear and makes a record a hit, ... The music is more important than anything. You can have instrumental tracks and people will listen to it. But if you put a really good theme to a bad beat, no one will care about it.

Kanye West

George Bush doesn't care about black people, ... They're saying black families are looting and white families are just looking for food...they're giving the (Army) permission to shoot us

Kanye West

No nation has ever failed to prosper when its people put God first and their country second

Harold Lindsell
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