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People Quotes

People around us inspire, irritate, cheer us or make us melancholic. But the important thing that stays constant is that people leave a mark on our lives - a few stay and give us company in the journey called life and a few leave us. Some say that only when people leave do we realize their value, but there are those who say that only when we learn to deal with the fact that the person who mattered so much to us has finally left us, that we emerge stronger and wiser. Read the following quotes on people and find out more.

Millie Bobby Brown

I have two hands: one for me, one for other people.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Many people look at me and think they know me but they don't at all. This is the real me. I am a humble person, a feeling person. A person who cares about others, who wants to help others.

Healthcare as a human right, it means that every child, no matter where you are born, should have access to a college or trade-school education if they so choose it, and I think no person should be homeless if we can have public structures and public policy to allow for people to have homes and food and lead a dignified life in the United States.

Keanu Reeves

People were saying that David Geffen and I had gotten married and it just blew me away. Not that they thought I was gay, but that they thought I could land a guy that hot.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

But while they prate of economic laws, men and women are starving. We must lay hold of the fact that economic laws are not made by nature. They are made by human beings.

Robin Williams

No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.

Zac Efron

Great advice comes from people that have been around a lot longer than you.

Thomas Jefferson

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.

Robert Kennedy

One-fifth of the people are against everything all the time.

Frederick Douglass

A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people.

Maya Angelou

I believe that every person is born with talent.

Susan B. Anthony

Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations... can never effect a reform.

Bill Maher

We have the Bill of Rights. What we need is a Bill of Responsibilities.

Hank Williams

Folk songs express the dreams and prayers and hopes of the working people.

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Henry James

People talk about the conscience, but it seems to me one must just bring it up to a certain point and leave it there. You can let your conscience alone if you're nice to the second housemaid.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.

Lou Holtz

The problem with having a sense of humor is often that people you use it on aren't in a very good mood.

Lawrence Peter Berra

Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.

William James

Knowledge about life is one thing; effective occupation of a place in life, with its dynamic currents passing through your being, is another.

George Eliot

A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other.

Zora Neale Hurston

It was a weak spot in any nation to have a large body of disaffected people within its confusion.

Bill Watterson

It's surprising how hard we'll work when the work is done just for ourselves.

Horace

Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to hear, but they will not keep what is entrusted to them.

Simone Weil

Equality is the public recognition, effectively expressed in institutions and manners, of the principle that an equal degree of attention is due to the needs of all human beings.

Les Brown

Forgive those who have hurt you.

Andre Gide

Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.

Eric Hoffer

Action is at bottom a swinging and flailing of the arms to regain one's balance and keep afloat.

Warren G. Bennis

Good leaders make people feel that they're at the very heart of things, not at the periphery.

Malcolm De Chazal

Laughter is regional: a smile extends over the whole face.

Edgar Watson Howe

All of the troubles that some people have in life is that which they married into.

I started out as a writer and a director. I started acting because I wanted to know how to relate to the actors. When people ask me what I do, I don't really say that I'm an actor, because actors often wait for someone to give them roles.

I had a complicated home life, and my teachers, predominantly my theater teachers and my English teachers, were very dedicated to taking care of me in a particular way. And in doing so, I think I developed a very easy rapport with people older than myself.

When you get to know a lot of people, you make a great discovery. You find that no one group has a monopoly on looks, brains, goodness or anything else. It takes all the people - black and white, Catholic, Jewish and Protestant, recent immigrants and Mayflower descendants - to make up America.

Michael Jordan

Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.

David Attenborough

People must feel that the natural world is important and valuable and beautiful and wonderful and an amazement and a pleasure.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Favor comes because for a brief moment in the great space of human change and progress some general human purpose finds in him a satisfactory embodiment.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

I feel good because I believe I have made progress in rebuilding the people's trust in their government.

Jimmy Carter

We should live our lives as though Christ were coming this afternoon.

Leonardo DiCaprio

Everywhere I go, somebody is staring at me, I don't know if people are staring because they recognize me or because they think I'm a weirdo.

Nicole Kidman

I love working with people who are inspired and obsessive.

Robert Kennedy

But suppose God is black? What if we go to Heaven and we, all our lives, have treated the Negro as an inferior, and God is there, and we look up and He is not white? What then is our response?

Pamela Anderson

It is great to be a blonde. With low expectations it's very easy to surprise people.

Andy Warhol

I'd asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, 'Well, what do you love most?' That's how I started painting money.

John D. Rockefeller

Next to doing the right thing, the most important thing is to let people know you are doing the right thing.

Jim Morrison

Each generation wants new symbols, new people, new names. They want to divorce themselves from their predecessors.

Adam Smith

Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production; and the interest of the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer.

Henry James

I've always been interested in people, but I've never liked them.

Jon Stewart

There is no such thing as an impartial jury because there are no impartial people. There are people that argue on the web for hours about who their favorite character on "Friends" is.

Vladimir Nabokov

A work of art has no importance whatever to society. It is only important to the individual.

Alice Walker

The quietly pacifist peaceful always die to make room for men who shout.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

A civilization is built on what is required of men, not on that which is provided for them.

John Ruskin

In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it

Will Rogers

Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing, and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even.

Epictetus

Difficulties are things that show a person what they are.

Ambrose Bierce

Consul - in American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country.

Dorothy Day

I firmly believe that our salvation depends on the poor.

John Dryden

When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor this deceit.

Les Brown

A lot of people do not muster the courage to live their dreams because they are afraid to die.

Mitch Albom

People are only mean when they're threatened, and that's what our culture does. That's what our economy does.

Nikki Giovanni

A lot of people refuse to do things because they don't want to go naked, don't want to go without guarantee. But that's what's got to happen. You go naked until you die.

Eudora Welty

It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming of themselves like grass.

James Russell Lowell

Blessed are they who have nothing to say and who cannot be persuaded to say it.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people's bad manners.

Wilson Mizner

The worst tempered people I have ever met were those who knew that they were wrong.

Malcolm De Chazal

Animals awaken, first facially, then bodily. Men's bodies wake before their faces do. The animal sleeps within its body, man sleeps with his body in his mind.

Edgar Watson Howe

A modest man is usually admired, if people ever hear of him.

Joe Biden

Our future cannot depend on the government alone. The ultimate solutions lie in the attitudes and the actions of the American people.

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Millie Bobby Brown

I'm keeping the pixie. I hope I inspire people... it's really cool to have short hair.

Adolf Hitler

How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think.

Johnny Depp

People say I make strange choices, but they're not strange for me. My sickness is that I'm fascinated by human behavior, by what's underneath the surface, by the worlds inside people.

Gwen Stefani

I think I've been able to fool a lot of people because I know I'm a dork. I'm a geek.

Nicole Kidman

I love acting but I don't like all of the other stuff associated with it. The interest in celebrities, the press, the Internet, when your identity becomes mixed up in the way people are preceving you.

Reese Witherspoon

Being a Southern person and a blonde, it's not a good combination. Immediately, when people meet you, they think of you as not being smart.

Thomas Jefferson

Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state.

Charlie Chaplin

Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.

Malcolm X

I believe in a religion that believes in freedom. Any time I have to accept a religion that won't let me fight a battle for my people, I say to hell with that religion.

Billy Joel

I have a theory that the only original things we ever do are mistakes.

Andy Warhol

I'm bored with that line. I never use it anymore. My new line is "In 15 minutes everybody will be famous.

Maya Angelou

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Albert Camus

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads.

Lord Byron

America is a model of force and freedom and moderation - with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.

Larry King

It's joyful to give. But for people who want to take advantage of you, you're kind of an easy mark.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.

Lou Holtz

You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.

Vladimir Nabokov

Existence is a series of footnotes to a vast, obscure, unfinished masterpiece.

Bill Bryson

I have long known that it is part of God's plan for me to spend a little time with each of the most stupid people on earth.

Gertrude Stein

Generally speaking, everyone is more interesting doing nothing than doing anything.

Norman Vincent Peale

Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.

Epicurus

I never desired to please the rabble. What pleased them, I did not learn; and what I knew was far removed from their understanding.

Walter Winchell

The same thing happened today that happened yesterday, only to different people.

Zig Ziglar

If God would have wanted us to live in a permissive society He would have given us Ten Suggestions and not Ten Commandments.

Steve King

It is far more important that (the draft constitution) be hammered out by the Iraqi people than it is for people from the US to try to find a solution,”

Simone Weil

A test of what is real is that it is hard and rough. Joys are found in it, not pleasure. What is pleasant belongs to dreams.

Erich Fromm

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.

William Makepeace Thackeray

An evil person is like a dirty window, they never let the light shine through.

Les Brown

If you are carrying strong feelings about something that happened in your past, they may hinder your ability to live in the present.

Millie Bobby Brown

I don't care what I look like; it's how people think of me. And I do care how people think of me. I want people to say, 'Oh, she's nice,' rather than, 'Oh, she's so pretty.'

Lily Collins

It's really important to stand up for yourself and not always agree with what people say if indeed you don't feel that that's true.

Jeff Bezos

What consumerism really is, at its worst is getting people to buy things that don't actually improve their lives.

Candace Owens

I can't think of the last Asian that I ran into that talked about internment camps. But black people always want to talk to me about slavery.