People Quotes

Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.

Oscar Wilde

When you examine the lives of the most influential people who have ever walked among us, you discover one thread that winds through them all. They have been aligned first with their spiritual nature and only then with their physical selves.

Albert Einstein

People only see what they are prepared to see.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.

Oprah Winfrey

Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn't stop to enjoy it.

William Feather

It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.

Oscar Wilde

Many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

William James

Confess: its my profession that alarms you. This is why few people ask me to dinner, though Lord knows I dont go out of my way to be scary.

Margaret Eleanor Atwood

He can be so rude to people that sometimes you just want to punch his lights out.

Geoff Boycott

Democracy unleashes the State in the name of the people.

James Bovard

Marriage made people old and familiar, while still young.

Ray Douglas Bradbury

People ask me to predict the future, when all I want to do is prevent it. Better yet, build it. Predicting the future is much too easy, anyway. You look at the people around you, the street you stand on, the visible air you breathe, and predict more of the same. To hell with more. I want better.

Ray Douglas Bradbury

Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.

Emily Jane Bront

Just as there are no little people or unimportant lives, there is no insignificant work.

Yelena (or Elena) Georgevna Bonner (

Why do people build houses to keep the climate out, then cut holes in the walls to let it in again? I shall never understand.

Cyril Emmanuel George Bonfiglioli

The power of the people and the power of reason are one.

Karl Georg Bchner

I want to lead a government humble enough to know its place where I will always strive to be and that is on people's side.

James Gordon Brown

In magic, anyone with a shop-bought trick deck is a magician, and if people arent fooled they usually pretend to be, and they are understandably likely to mistake being fooled as a sign of being in the presence of an excellent magician.

Derren Victor Brown

Many financial disasters can be traced to people who thought they were hedging.

Aaron C. Brown

There are a billion people in China. It's not easy to be an individual in a crowd of more than a billion people. Think of it. More than a BILLION people. That means even if you're a one-in-a-million type of guy, there are still a thousand guys exactly like you.

Alan Whitney Brown

People will tie in with a fanatic if for no other reason than to break the monotony of their lives.

Mark Clifton

People arent used to that way of thinking. They want everything to stay the same.

Paulo Coelho

Seek out people who arent afraid of making mistakes and who, therefore, do make mistakes. Because of that, their work often isnt recognized, but they are precisely the kind of people who change the world and, after many mistakes, do something that will transform their own community completely.

Paulo Coelho

It may often be noticed, the less virtuous people are, the more they shrink away from the slightest whiff of the odour of un-sanctity. The good are ever the most charitable, the pure are the most brave.

Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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