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People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
– Bob Dylan
People seldom improve when they have no other model, but themselves to copy after.
– Oliver Goldsmith
People seldom refuse help, if one offers it in the right way.
– A. C. Benson
People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.
– Annie Sullivan
People should help each other just like the ocean and earth help each other through the water wave which is an give and take action.
– HyunSoung Kim
People sleep peacably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
– George Orwell
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
– George Orwell, (attributed)
People sometimes say that the way things happen in the movies is unreal, but actually it's the way things happen to you in life that's unreal. The movies make emotions look so strong and real, whereas when things really do happen to you, it's like watching television -- you don't feel anything.
– Andy Warhol
People spend too much time finding other people to blame, too much energy finding excuses for not being what they are capable of being, and not enough energy putting themselves on the line, growing out of the past, and getting on with their lives.
– J. Michael Straczynski
People stress the violence. That's the smallest part of it. Football is brutal only from a distance. In the middle of it there's a calm, a tranquility. The players accept pain. There's a sense of order even at the end of a running play with bodies strewn everywhere. When the systems interlock, there's a satisfaction to the game that can't be duplicated. There's a harmony.
– Don DeLillo
People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost.
– H. Jackson Brown Jr.
People talk fundamentals and superlatives and then make some changes of detail.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
People tend to deny their personal truths because it makes them feel ugly. People will do anything to feel beautiful, even if it means having to lie to themselves
– Ahmed Korayem
People tend to deny their personal truths because it makes them feel ugly. People will do anything to feel beautiful, even if it means having to lie to themselves
– Ahmed Korayem
People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.
– Dan Quayle
People that are really weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.
– J Danforth Quayle
People think it would be fun to be a bird because you could fly. But they forget the negative side, which is the preening.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
People think that at the end of the day a man is the only answer. Actually, a fulfilling job is better for me.
– Diana, Princess of Wales
People think that at the top there isn't much room. They tend to think of it as an Everest. My message is that there is tons of room at the top.
– Margaret Thatcher
People think we make 3 million and 4 million a year. They don't realize that most of us only make 500,000.
– Pete Incaviglia
People today are still living off the table scraps of the sixties. They are still being passed around -- the music and the ideas.
– Bob Dylan
People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and yet they pass by themselves without wondering.
– Saint Augustine
People unfit for freedom - who cannot do much with it - are hungry for power. The desire for freedom is an attribute of a "have" type of self. It says: leave me alone and I shall grow, learn, and realize my capacities. The desire for power is basically an attribute of a "have not" type of self.
– Eric Hoffer
People virtually never get two chances to make a good first impression. It is also a lot harder to reverse a bad first impression than to make a good first impression.
– Abderrahman Hassi
People vote their resentment, not their appreciation. The average man does not vote for anything, but against something.
– William Bennet Munro

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