Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best People Quotes from famous persons: Margaret Chase Smith, Mahatma Gandhi, Pina Bausch, John Stuart Mill, Mike Tyson. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the People Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.
Public service must be more than doing a job efficiently and honestly. It must be a complete dedication to the people and to the nation.
I’m not interested in how people move, but what moves them.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
Together with a culture of work, there must be a culture of leisure as gratification. To put it another way: people who work must take the time to relax, to be with their families, to enjoy themselves, read, listen to music, play a sport.
Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.
If people never did silly things nothing intelligent would ever get done.
Obesity affects every aspect of a people’s lives, from health to relationships.
The world is full of people with different characters and temperaments. We all have a dark side, a tendency to manipulate, and aggressive desires. The most dangerous types are those who repress their desires or deny the existence of them, often acting them out in the most underhanded ways.
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.
You can fool some of the people all the time, and those are the ones you want to concentrate on.
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.
It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.
I follow three rules: Do the right thing, do the best you can, and always show people you care.
I’d rather entrust the government of the United States to the first 400 people listed in the Boston telephone directory than to the faculty of Harvard University.
There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.
The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive. It lets people learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.
Most police officers are good cops and good people.
Success makes so many people hate you. I wish it wasn’t that way. It would be wonderful to enjoy success without seeing envy in the eyes of those around you.
I am a doctor – it’s a profession that may be considered a special mission, a devotion. It calls for involvement, respect and willingness to help all other people.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples’ money.
People don’t realize that now is all there ever is; there is no past or future except as memory or anticipation in your mind.
Sometimes the point isn’t to make people believe a lie – it’s to make people fear the liar.
I go through a lot of depression, and I know other people do, too, but I have an outlet that so many people don’t. If you have that inside of you and can’t get it out, what do you do?
When peoples care for you and cry for you, they can straighten out your soul.
I don’t fight for the money. I fight for my legacy. I fight for history. I fight for my people.
The more people rationalize cheating, the more it becomes a culture of dishonesty. And that can become a vicious, downward cycle. Because suddenly, if everyone else is cheating, you feel a need to cheat, too.
People must feel that the natural world is important and valuable and beautiful and wonderful and an amazement and a pleasure.
You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.
Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.
People’s passion and dedication can conquer anything.
I am lucky that my in-laws are incredibly special people and I love them dearly. My father-in-law is an extraordinary man and my mom-in-law a beautiful and brave woman.
Leaders are people who do the right thing; managers are people who do things right.
The idea behind fast food is great – people want convenience.
The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.
Wherever smart people work, doors are unlocked.
I don’t care what I look like; it’s how people think of me. And I do care how people think of me. I want people to say, ‘Oh, she‘s nice,’ rather than, ‘Oh, she’s so pretty.’
You can’t base your life on other people’s expectations.
I don’t want other people to decide who I am. I want to decide that for myself.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.
Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness.
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
A lot of people would say ‘sexy‘ is about the body. But to me, ‘sexy’ is a woman with confidence. I admire women who have very little fear.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
When people ask me if I went to film school I tell them, ‘no, I went to films.’
You can’t just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You’ve got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.
No one is dumb who is curious. The people who don’t ask questions remain clueless throughout their lives.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
You can’t change how people act, but what you can change is how you react.
Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good plays, good company, good conversation – what are they? They are the happiest people in the world.
There’s a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven‘t the time to enjoy it.
I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their enthusiasm and their inspiration to work together.
Entertainment is there to improve people’s quality of life. After your basic needs, there’s entertainment.
If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
I’m not perfect, I just do what I think is right. So if I can’t fulfil people’s expectations, I’m sorry, but it’s not my fault.
I don’t know that love changes. People change. Circumstances change.
The harder you try, the better the impression you set on the people around you.
Surround yourself with really good people. I think that’s an important thing. Because the people you surround yourself are a reflection of you.
Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.
My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.
Grit is that ‘extra something’ that separates the most successful people from the rest. It’s the passion, perseverance, and stamina that we must channel in order to stick with our dreams until they become a reality.
You know, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender – people are people.
Aerodynamics are for people who can’t build engines.
We must not allow other people’s limited perceptions to define us.
I don’t give a damn what people say about me. I like me the way I am, and who cares what other people say?
People first, then money, then things.
Never let the negativity get to you. There are gonna be a lot of people you have to plow through, but as long you believe in yourself, that’s all that matters.
The way you see people is the way you treat them, and the way you treat them is what they become.
People say, ‘We remember the good times.’ Well I remember the bad times.
God is bigger than people think.
I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.
I’m happy to just sit in a cafe and watch people. It’s my favorite thing to do, for sure.
Part of the problem is there are people in Washington, D.C. in positions of power to whom the border is just a nuisance, and I think some of them believe that illegal immigration is a moral good. It is not. It undermines legal immigration.
Don’t try to impress people. Always be yourself!
Everyone’s a critic: when you are doing something good, everybody wants to bring you down, and that’s something I’ve been told. People want to see you do good, but not too good.
With the right vibes and the right people, it’s easy to create something magical.
Sustainable development requires human ingenuity. People are the most important resource.
I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.
The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words.
I realize that humor isn’t for everyone. It’s only for people who want to have fun, enjoy life, and feel alive.
People confuse ego, lust, insecurity with true love.
There are three kinds of people in this world: people who make it happen, people who watch what happens, and people who wonder what happened.
Life’s too short to hang out with people who aren’t resourceful.
People like to say that the conflict is between good and evil. The real conflict is between truth and lies.
The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.
When the government violates the people’s rights, insurrection is, for the people and for each portion of the people, the most sacred of the rights and the most indispensible of duties.
The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control their emotions by the application of reason.
I myself never feel that I’m sexy. If people call me cute, I am happier.
A birthday is just another day where you go to work and people give you love. Age is just a state of mind, and you are as old as you think you are. You have to count your blessings and be happy.
Bad things do happen in the world, like war, natural disasters, disease. But out of those situations always arise stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things.
Most rock journalism is people who can’t write, interviewing people who can’t talk, for people who can’t read.
I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel alone.
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.
Eventually everything connects – people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.
You have got to clean your own house first before you tell other people that they aren’t doing it right.
A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.
People change and forget to tell each other.
Tough times don’t last, tough people do, remember?
People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
I found there was only one way to look thin: hang out with fat people.
Leadership is hard to define and good leadership even harder. But if you can get people to follow you to the ends of the earth, you are a great leader.
Different people bring out different aspects of ones personality.
I don’t believe that if you do good, good things will happen. Everything is completely accidental and random. Sometimes bad things happen to very good people and sometimes good things happen to bad people. But at least if you try to do good things, then you’re spending your time doing something worthwhile.
I believe that the way people live can be directed a little by architecture.
Just dream big. Go for it. There’s nothing holding you back. You can have ups and downs, but if you believe in something, keep the faith; keep fighting. And don’t let people put you down.
I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their own desires.
Change is never easy, and it often creates discord, but when people come together for the good of humanity and the Earth, we can accomplish great things.
Mistakes are the best teachers. One does not learn from success. It is desirable to learn vicariously from other people’s failures, but it gets much more firmly seared in when they are your own.
Here are the values that I stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in need. To me, those are traditional values.
We shall never change our political leaders until we change the people who elect them.
Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh.
Our political leaders have great responsibilities, but as with many situations in life, people often rise or fall to meet your expectations. Our responsibility as citizens is to expect our leaders to lead and to give them enough support so that they may do so.
When I look at the world I’m pessimistic, but when I look at people I am optimistic.
The most beautiful people are those who are truly themselves, and that’s what I want to show my fans.
The greatest award is the appreciation of the people.
There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.
The planet is a vast and beautiful place, full of exciting and wonderful people.
No leader, however strong, can succeed at anything of national importance or significance unless he has the support and cooperation of the people he is tasked to lead and sworn to serve.
It’s always great to engage with people. You never know who you can make an effect on. And I love interacting with the fans, hearing what they have to say and joking around with them. Anytime I can reach out online and give encouragement, motivate people, be a better citizen, that’s what it’s all about, man.
I’ve been so lucky to work with such great people: people that are such hard workers and have such a respect and appreciation for one another.
Surround yourself with good people who encourage and love you. There are always ups and downs, no matter how successful you are.
The only normal people are the ones you don’t know very well.
I don’t set out to win awards. I don’t think any musician does, but when you receive an award, it’s an affirmation: it means that people appreciate what you do. Every award I have received is a confirmation of something I have done, and that motivates me to push a little harder.
When you’re surrounded by people who share a passionate commitment around a common purpose, anything is possible.
Be a warrior when it comes to delivering on your ambitions. And a saint when it comes to treating people with respect, modeling generosity, and showing up with outright love.
Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.
If you can do what you do best and be happy, you’re further along in life than most people.
Surround yourself with good people; surround yourself with positivity and people who are going to challenge you to make you better.
Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.
When we achieve human rights and human dignity for all people – they will build a peaceful, sustainable, and just world.
Management is nothing more than motivating other people.
I like people that enjoy life, ’cause I do the same.
I love making new friends and I respect people for a lot of different reasons.
The power of youth is the common wealth for the entire world. The faces of young people are the faces of our past, our present and our future. No segment in the society can match with the power, idealism, enthusiasm and courage of the young people.
Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.
I am so grateful for all the love and support I’ve had from people around the world.
To survive in peace and harmony, united and strong, we must have one people, one nation, one flag.
Surround yourself with people and things that inspire you. Learn everything you can.
Love cures people – both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in character and goodness. People are just people, and all people have faults and shortcomings, but all of us are born with a basic goodness.
Not everything happens when you expect it; it is what it is. The people who ride with you, ride with you.
The best advice comes from people who don’t give advice.
There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.
If you could get all the people in the organization rowing in the same direction, you could dominate any industry, in any market, against any competition, at any time.
Power doesn’t corrupt people, people corrupt power.
Poetry is the one place where people can speak their original human mind. It is the outlet for people to say in public what is known in private.
Good buildings come from good people, and all problems are solved by good design.
Self-righteousness has killed more people than smoking.
People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.
Smart people focus on the right things.
Successful people have a social responsibility to make the world a better place and not just take from it.
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
In order to succeed, people need a sense of self-efficacy, to struggle together with resilience to meet the inevitable obstacles and inequities of life.
Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth… these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women’s empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all.
It sounds simple telling people to work hard and never quit, but to really execute and demonstrate those principles takes discipline and faith. Those are the two factors that I believe separate the good from the great, the successes from the failures.
I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.
Being natural is incredibly empowering for women because it’s just who you are. You’re embracing all the beautiful things about you from your head to your toes. Because when you mask so much of your natural beauty, people don’t get to see that.
It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong.
Love is a really scary thing, and you never know what’s going to happen. It’s one of the most beautiful things in life, but it’s one of the most terrifying. It’s worth the fear because you have more knowledge, experience, you learn from people, and you have memories.
Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me.
Government’s first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.
An organization, no matter how well designed, is only as good as the people who live and work in it.