People Quotes

Best selected people quotes by some famous people of their times. These quotes about people will motivate and inspire you and will make you much wiser about the subject.


We are the people our parents warned us about. Anonymous
There are three kinds of people; those that make things happen, those that watch things happen and those who don't know what's happening. American Proverb
Some people can stay longer in an hour than others can in a week. William Dean Howells
Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious. Horace
I hate the irreverent rabble and keep them far from me. Horace
If all power is in the people, if there is no higher law than their will, and if by counting their votes, their will may be ascertained -- then the people may entrust all their power to anyone, and the power of the pretender and the usurper is then legitimate. It is not to be challenged since it came originally from the sovereign people. Walter Lippmann
Only a few human beings should grow to the square mile; they are commonly planted too close. William T. Davis
People are eternally divided into two classes, the believer, builder, and praiser, and the unbeliever, destroyer and critic. John Ruskin
We are all what we pretend to be, but, we had better be very careful what we pretend. Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people. Walt Whitman
The people, and the people alone, are the motive force in the making of world history. Mao Zedong
We hold the view that the people make the best judgment in the long run. John F. Kennedy
People will teach you how to sell them if you'll pay attention to the messages they send you. Anonymous
I've always been interested in people, but I've never liked them. W. Somerset Maugham
The people long eagerly for just two things. Bread and circuses. Juvenal
There are only three types of people; those who have found God and serve him; those who have not found God and seek him, and those who live not seeking, or finding him. The first are rational and happy; the second unhappy and rational, and the third foolish and unhappy. Blaise Pascal
When you have a taste for exceptional people, you always end up meeting them everywhere. Mac Orlan
I do not care to belong to a club that accepts people like me. Groucho Marx
There used to be a thing or a commodity we put great store by. It was called the People. Find out where the People have gone. I don't mean the square-eyed toothpaste-and-hair-dye people or the new-car-or-bust people, or the success-and-coronary people. Maybe they never existed, but if there ever were the People, that's the commodity the Declaration was talking about, and Mr. Lincoln. John Steinbeck
What's important is promising something to the people, not actually keeping those promises. The people have always lived on hope alone. Hermann Broch
There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who walk into a room and say, ''There you are'' and those who say, ''Here I am'' Abigail Van Buren
There are people who in spite of their merit disgust us, and others who please us in spite of their faults. Francois De La Rochefoucauld
There are two kinds of people; those who can count and those who can't. Anonymous
The public is a ferocious beast. One must either chain it up or flee from it. Voltaire
He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death. Hector Hugh Munro
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude that to be good from whence good is derived. Edmund Burke
I am a deeply superficial person. Andy Warhol
The person who can be only serious or only cheerful, is but half a man. Leigh Hunt
All the people like us are We, and everyone else is They. Rudyard Kipling
Some people are electrifying, they light up a room when they leave. Yiddish Proverb
A person well satisfied with themselves is seldom satisfied with others, and others, rarely are with them. Francois De La Rochefoucauld
The people are to be taken in small doses. Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are two types of people. Those we who come into a room and say, ''Well, here I am!'' and those who come in and say, ''Ah, there you are.'' Frederick L. Collins
The south produced statesmen and soldiers, planters and doctors and lawyers and poets, but certainly no engineers and mechanics. Let Yankees adopt such low callings. Margaret Mitchell
Only when human sorrows are turned into a toy with glaring colors will baby people become interested -- for a while at least. The people are a very fickle baby that must have new toys every day. Emma Goldman
No matter where or what, there are makers, takers, and fakers. Robert Heinlein
But we are the people of England; and we have not spoken yet. Smile at us, pay us, pass us. But do not quite forget. Gilbert K. Chesterton
Unhurt people are not much good in the world. Enid Starkie

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