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People tell me there are a lot of guys like me,
by Mort Sahl

People tell me there are a lot of guys like me,
which doesn't explain why I'm lonely.
- Mort Sahl

Washington couldn't tell a lie, Nixon couldn't tell the truth,
and Reagan couldn't tell the difference.
- Mort Sahl

Liberals feel unworthy of their possessions.
Conservatives feel they deserve everything they've stolen.
- Mort Sahl

Reagan won because he ran against Jimmy Carter.
If he ran unopposed he would have lost.
- Mort Sahl

 

My life needs editing.
- Mort Sahl

A conservative is someone who believes in reform.
But not now.
- Mort Sahl

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The great pleasure in life is doing
what people say you cannot do.
- Walter Bagehot

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; ...
Forgive them anyway.
- Kent Keith
(often attributed to Mother Teresa, who kept a copy
on the wall of her orphanage)

The most successful people in life
are generally those who have the best information.
- Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

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

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

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

Don't ask yourself what the world needs;
ask yourself what makes you come alive.
And then go and do that.
Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
- Howard Thurman

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

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

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

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

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

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

To lead people walk behind them.
- Lao Tzu

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

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

You cannot hate other people without hating yourself.
- Oprah Winfrey

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you,
whose presence calls forth your best.
- Epictetus

People who work together will win,
whether it be against complex football defenses,
or the problems of modern society.
- Vince Lombardi

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

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

People in their handlings of affairs
often fail when they are about to succeed.
If one remains as careful at the end
as he was at the beginning,
there will be no failure.
- Lao Tzu

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

The meeting of two personalities is
like the contact of two chemical substances:
if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
- Carl Jung

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

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

Worthless people live only to eat and drink;
people of worth eat and drink only to live.
- Socrates

You manage things, you lead people.
- Grace Hopper

As we let our light shine,
we unconsciously give other people
permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence actually liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

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 grow through experience
if they meet life honestly and courageously.
This is how character is built.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

You can fool all the people some of the time,
and some of the people all the time,
but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

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

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

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

People understand me so poorly that they don't even understand
my complaint about them not understanding me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

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

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

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

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


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