Found 1,267 quotes starting with P:

People of humor are always in some degree people of genius.
– Samuel Taylor ColeridgeRate it:
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
– George Herbert AllenRate it:
People of substance may sin without being exposed for their stolen pleasure; but servants and the poorer sort of women have seldom an opportunity of concealing a big belly, or at least the consequences of it.
– Bernard MandevilleRate it:
People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices.
– Adam SmithRate it:
People often extending their support to a person forms a comprehensive report about his or her level of mind power through their weighted arithmetic mean brain size as who he or she is-Wise Or Otherwise.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
– AesopRate it:
People often just want to look at me or touch me - some even want to kiss me.
– Elaine DavidsonRate it:
People often say that humans have always eaten animals, as if this is a justification for continuing the practice. According to this logic, we should not try to prevent people from murdering other people, since this has also been done since the earliest of times.
– Isaac Bashevis SingerRate it:
People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.
– Thomas SzaszRate it:
People only see what they are prepared to see.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
People or philosophers keep saying that our fundamental objective in life is to be happy! This is wrong! Our fundamental objective in life is to exist, either happy or unhappy!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
People praise virtue, but they hate it, they run away from it. It freezes you to death, and in this world you've got to keep your feet warm.
– Denis DiderotRate it:
People rarely discuss the things that trouble them most.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
– Dale Carnegie, How To Win Friends and Influence PeopleRate it:
People react to fear, not love- they don't teach that in Sunday School, but it's true.
– Leonardo DaVinciRate it:
People say I've had brushes with the law. That's not true. I've had brushes with overzealous prosecutors.
– Mark DuffyRate it:
People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
– Logan Pearsall SmithRate it:
People say they are alone. But at who do they say that ? (Les gens disent qu'ils sont seuls. Mais à qui le disent-ils ?)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
People say they love truth, but in reality they want to believe that which they love is true.
– Robert J. RingerRate it:
People say “I love you” on the mouth by kisses that touch it. (On écrit « je t’aime » sur bouche - Par les bisous qui la touchent.)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
People see God every day; they just don't recognize Him.
– Pearl BaileyRate it:
People see themselves as the center of the universe and judge everything as it relates to them.
– Peace PilgrimRate it:
People see what you are before they hear what you are.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
People seem to enjoy things more when they know a lot of other people have been left out of the pleasure.
– Russell BakerRate it:

Discuss these letter quotes with the community:

Quote of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE inspiring quote delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


We need you!

Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web!