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People are really stupid. They think you're serious and intelligent if you're a brunette with a pale complexion and a bit of hooked nose. If you're blonde and pretty, they don't give you that sort of part. It's short-sighted and stupid, but that's how it goes.
– Helen BaxendaleRate it:
People are ridiculous only when they try or seem to be that which what they are not.
– Giacomo LeopardiRate it:
People are simply incapable of prolonged, sustained goodness.
– Andrew SchneiderRate it:
People are sometimes not ready to accept what they are able to do something or not.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
People are the common denominator of progress. So... no improvement is possible with unimproved people, and advance is certain when people are liberated and educated. It would be wrong to dismiss the importance of roads, railroads, power plants, mills, and the other familiar furniture of economic development.... But we are coming to realize... that there is a certain sterility in economic monuments that stand alone in a sea of illiteracy. Conquest of illiteracy comes first.
– John Kenneth Galbraith, The Affluent Society (1958)Rate it:
People are unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered. Love them anyway.
– Mother TheresaRate it:
People are very fond of giving away what they need most themselves. It is what I call the depth of generosity.
– Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian GreyRate it:
People are very open-minded about new things--as long as they're exactly like the old ones.
– Charles Franklin KetteringRate it:
People are where they are because that is exactly where they really want to be - whether they will admit that or not.
– Earl NightingaleRate it:
People aren't predestined with a purpose. Like an elaborate lie, we make it up as we go along
– Ahmed KorayemRate it:
People aren't predestined with a purpose. Like an elaborate lie, we make it up as we go along
– Ahmed KorayemRate it:
People aren’t helpless because they want to be helpless. People are helpless because it’s all they know.
– Ahmed KorayemRate it:
People aren’t stupid. They’re ignorant.
– Ahmed KorayemRate it:
People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
People ask whether there is Hell. Yes, there is Hell: Hate is Hell!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
People asking questions, lost in confusion, well I tell them there's no problem, only solutions.
– John LennonRate it:
People become librarians because they know too much. Their knowledge extends beyond mere categories. They cannot be confined to disciplines. They bring order to chaos. They bring wisdom and culture to the masses. Librarians rule. And they will kick the crap out of anyone who says otherwise.
– Erica Olsen FirmentRate it:
People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.
– John C. MaxwellRate it:
People call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
– Rebecca WestRate it:
People call me feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
– Rebecca WestRate it:
People can be divided into two classes those who go ahead and do something, and those who sit still and inquire, 'Why wasn't it done the other way'
– Oliver Wendell HolmesRate it:
People can be in general pretty well trusted, of course--with the clock of their freedom ticking as loud as it seems to do here--to keep an eye on the fleeting hour.
– Henry James, "The Ambassadors", Book Fifth, Chapter 2Rate it:
People can have the Model T in any colour--so long as it's black.
– Henry FordRate it:
People cannot live by lending money to one another.
– John RuskinRate it:
People can’t learn anything from buying but from selling.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:

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