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People who get through life dependent on other people's
by Ben Elton

People who get through life dependent on other people's
possessions are always the first to lecture you on
how little possessions count.
- Ben Elton

Sympathy for victims is always counter-balanced by
an equal and opposite feeling of resentment towards them.
- Ben Elton

My advice to anyone adapting a novel is that once they've
read it and learnt to understand it,
then they must throw it away and never look at it again!
- Ben Elton

Yes, OK, farty is a silly word.
I wish I'd never used it.
I'm 34.
Perhaps it was a word for my 20s.
- Ben Elton

 

I'm easy to work with, not a pushover,
but I respond to criticism and find it inspiring.
- Ben Elton

I try hard not to preach, but I get carried away,
which is a mistake, but it's a risk worth running.
- Ben Elton

No collection of people who are all waiting for the
same thing are capable of holding a natural conversation.
Even if the thing they are waiting for is only a taxi.
- Ben Elton

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The earth only has so much bounty to offer and inventing
ever larger and more notional prices for that bounty
does not change its real value.
- Ben Elton

We've all got to look at ourselves, start with yourself,
that's all you can do.
I believe that we can act responsibly as a group,
it's just that there are vested interests telling us not to bother.
- Ben Elton

If only the strength of the love that people feel when
it is reciprocated could be as intense and obsessive
as the love we feel when it is not;
then marriages would be truly made in heaven.
- Ben Elton

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

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

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

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

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

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

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

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

Watch what people are cynical about,
and one can often discover what they lack.
- George S. Patton

Things turn out best for the people
who make the best of the way things turn out.
- Art Linkletter

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Many people love in themselves what they hate in others.
- E. F. Schumacher

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

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

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

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

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

I can't understand why people
are frightened by new ideas.
I'm frightened of old ones.
- John Cage

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

To lead people walk behind them.
- Lao Tzu

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

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer


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