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People must not do things for fun.
by A. P. Herbert

People must not do things for fun.
We are not here for fun.
There is no reference to fun in any Act of Parliament.
- A. P. Herbert

The concept of two people living together for 25 years
without a serious dispute suggests a lack of spirit
only to be admired in sheep.
- A. P. Herbert

The critical period of matrimony is breakfast-time.
- A. P. Herbert

An Englishman never enjoys himself, except for a noble purpose.
- A. P. Herbert

 

A high-brow is someone who looks at a sausage and thinks of Picasso.
- A. P. Herbert

I am sure that the party system is right and necessary.
There must be some scum.
- A. P. Herbert

This high official, all allow, is grossly overpaid;
there wasn't any Board,
and now there isn't any Trade.
- A. P. Herbert

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

When the best leader's work is done the people say,
"We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

Ninety-nine percent of the failures
come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
- George Washington Carver

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

Self-care is critical to having a strong inner foundation.
Taking good care of YOU means the people in your life
will receive the best of you rather than what is left of you.
- Lorraine Cohen

People rarely succeed unless they
have fun in what they are doing.
- Dale Carnegie

An instructed and intelligent people
are always more decent and orderly
than an ignorant and stupid one.
- Adam Smith

Reputation is what other people know about you.
Honor is what you know about yourself.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

People are just as happy
as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

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

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

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

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

Instead of worrying about what people say of you,
why not spend time trying to accomplish
something they will admire.
- Dale Carnegie

Forgiveness of all people and all acts -
is a sure path to happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A hero may or may not lead other people,
but all heroes lead themselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

Do not quit!
Hundreds of times I have watched people throw in the
towel at the one-yard line while someone else comes
along and makes a fortune by just going that extra yard.
- E. Joseph Cossman

To lead people walk behind them.
- Lao Tzu

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

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

People are not disturbed by things,
but by the view they take of them.
- Epictetus

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

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

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better
to displease the people by doing what you know is right,
than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
- William J. H. Boetcker

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

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

Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
- Steve Jobs

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

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

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

Successful people are simply those with successful habits.
- Brian Tracy

Don't try to manage people;
You manage things; You lead people.
- Grace Hopper

Great people are those who make others feel
that they, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

It is only in adventure that some people
succeed in knowing themselves -
in finding themselves.
- Andre Gide

Success seems to be connected with action.
Successful people keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

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

I look to a day when people will not be judged
by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

People are not lazy.
They simply have impotent goals -
that is, goals that do not inspire them.
- Tony Robbins

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression
and cruelty by the bad people
but the silence over that by the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.


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