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People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
– George Orwell, (attributed)Rate it:
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 WarholRate it:
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 StraczynskiRate it:
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 DeLilloRate it:
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.Rate it:
People talk fundamentals and superlatives and then make some changes of detail.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.Rate it:
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 KorayemRate it:
People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.
– Dan QuayleRate it:
People that are really weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.
– J Danforth QuayleRate it:
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 WalesRate it:
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 ThatcherRate it:
People think we make 3 million and 4 million a year. They don't realize that most of us only make 500,000.
– Pete IncavigliaRate it:
People today are still living off the table scraps of the sixties. They are still being passed around -- the music and the ideas.
– Bob DylanRate it:
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 AugustineRate it:
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 HofferRate it:
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 HassiRate it:
People vote their resentment, not their appreciation. The average man does not vote for anything, but against something.
– William Bennet MunroRate it:
People want economy and they will pay any price to get it.
– Lee IacoccaRate it:
People want economy and they'll pay almost any price to get it.
– Lee IacoccaRate it:
People want to know how much you care before they care how much you know.
– James F. HindRate it:
People want you to be a crazy, out-of-control teen brat. They want you miserable, just like them. They don't want heroes what they want is to see you fall.
– Leonardo DiCaprioRate it:
People who always want what they refuse to earn, eventually get what they deserve.
– Craig FriebolinRate it:
People who are always making allowances for themselves soon go bankrupt.
– Mary Pettibone PooleRate it:
People who are in a fortunate position always attribute virtue to what makes them so happy.
– John Kenneth GalbraithRate it:
People who are not in love fail to understand how an intelligent man can suffer because of a very ordinary woman. This is like being surprised that anyone should be stricken with cholera because of a creature so insignificant as the comma bacillus.
– Marcel ProustRate it:

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