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People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news. ...
by A. J. Liebling

People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news.
- A. J. Liebling

The function of the press in society is to inform,
but its role in society is to make money.
- A. J. Liebling

Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.
- A. J. Liebling

An Englishman teaching an American about food is like
the blind leading the one-eyed.
- A. J. Liebling

 

Chicago seems a big city instead of merely a large place.
- A. J. Liebling

I can write better than anybody who can write faster,
and I can write faster than anybody who can write better.
- A. J. Liebling

The way to write is well, and how is your own business.
- A. J. Liebling

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If you just try long enough and hard enough,
you can always manage to boot yourself in the posterior.
- A. J. Liebling

I take a grave view of the press.
It is the weak slat under the bed of democracy.
- A. J. Liebling

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

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.
- Maya Angelou

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

Envy comes from people's ignorance of,
or lack of belief in, their own gifts.
- Jean Vanier

The way to happiness is what I call Zero-Based Gratitude.
Each day be happy and grateful for what you have,
independent of yesterday and of other people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
- Mother Teresa

Know that all people are your brothers and sisters.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mind what people do, not only what they say,
for deeds will betray a lie.
- Terry Goodkind

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

People often say that motivation doesn't last.
Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
- Zig Ziglar

Motivation is the art of getting people to do
what you want them to do because they want to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
We ask ourselves,
Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure around you.
We are all meant to shine, as children do.
We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.
It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone.
And as we let our own light shine,
we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

Some people dream of success
while others wake up and work hard at it.
- Anonymous

Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

You don't lead by hitting people over the head -
that's assault, not leadership.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care
for people will hear them and be influenced
by them for good or ill.
- The Buddha

You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
- Stevie Wonder

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.
Different people, different beliefs,
different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
- Jimmy Carter

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The most common way people give up their power
is by thinking they don't have any.
- Alice Walker

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

Remember that the happiest people
are not those getting more, but those giving more.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to
remember seven generations in the past and
consider seven generations in the future
when making decisions that affect the people.
- Wilma Mankiller

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
- Joseph Joubert

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

If you look for the bad in people
expecting to find it, you surely will.
- Abraham Lincoln

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work,
so most people don't recognize them.
- Ann Landers

Success has a simple formula:
do your best, and people may like it.
- Sam Ewing

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece.
I challenge you to join the ranks of those people
who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
- Tony Robbins

People love chopping wood.
In this activity one immediately sees results.
- Albert Einstein

Ordinary people seem not to realize
that those who really apply themselves
in the right way to philosophy
are directly and of their own accord
preparing themselves for dying and death.
- Socrates

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles;
but today it means getting along with people.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi


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