category-People Quotes

As in nature, as in art, so in grace; it is rough treatment that gives souls, as well as stones, their luster. The more the diamond is cut the brighter it sparkles; and in what seems hard dealing, there God has no end in view but to perfect His people.

Thomas Guthrie

I am continually fascinated at the difficulty intelligent people have in distinguishing what is controversial from what is merely offensive.

Nora Ephron

Most great men and women are not perfectly rounded in their personalities, but are instead people whose one driving enthusiasm is so great it makes their faults seem insignificant.

Charles A. Cerami

There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, Thy will be done, and those to whom God says, All right, then, have it your way.

C.S.Lewis

If you give people tools, [and they use] their natural ability and their curiosity, they will develop things in ways that will surprise you very much beyond what you might have expected.

Bill Gates

I don't want people who want to dance, I want people who have to dance.

George Balanchine

I'm sickened by all religions. Religion has divided people. I don't think there's any difference between the pope wearing a large hat and parading around with a smoking purse and an African painting his face white and praying to a rock.

Howard Stern

Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.

Karl Marx

Democracy is a process by which people are free to choose the man who will get the blame.

Laurence J. Peter

Democracy is only a dream: it should be put in the same category as Arcadia, Santa Claus, and Heaven.

H. L. Mencken

This planet has -- or rather had -- a problem, which was this: most of the people living on it were unhappy for pretty much of the time. Many solutions were suggested for this problem, but most of these were largely concerned with the movements of small green pieces of paper, which is odd because on the whole it wasn't the small green pieces of paper that were unhappy.

Douglas Adams

These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece the people.

Abraham Lincoln

The power of taxing people and their property is essential to the very existence of government.''

James Madison

Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet

Napoleon Bonaparte

Nothing defines the quality of life in a community more clearly than people who regard themselves, or whom the consensus chooses to regard, as mentally unwell.

Renata Adler

Show me someone who never gossips, and I'll show you someone who isn't interested in people.

Barbara Walters

The only time people dislike gossip is when you gossip about them.

Will Rogers

Religion has caused more harm than any other idea since the beginning of time. There's nothing good I can say about it. People use it as a crutch.

Larry Flynt

Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave as outrageously as the world lets them.

Logan Pearsall Smith

To safeguard democracy the people must have a keen sense of independence, self-respect, and their oneness.

Mahatma Gandhi

When I was larger, people said I was fat. Now that I've lost weight, they say I died.

Luther Vandross

It seems every year, people make the resolution to exercise and lose weight and get in shape.

Ed Smith

Even as people take pride in their national independence, we know we are becoming more and more interdependent.

Bill Clinton

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

Malcolm S. Forbes
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