Quotations on People

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I get scared to death when I see people who say they've found Jesus Christ, and they're out there, and I wonder, who's teaching them? Who's mentoring them?
- Willie Aames
(Keywords: Death, People, Christ, Teaching, Wonder)

I spent six years in Bible study because I needed to get grounded. People really need to spend time in the Bible getting to know the God they claim to love.
- Willie Aames
(Keywords: Love, Time, God, People, Bible, Study, Years)

I'm cleaning toilets for $30 a day, because I needed that $30, and people are pointing at me, saying, Look at the big movie star. Look where he is now. I just said, I'm where God put me.
- Willie Aames
(Keywords: God, People, Day, Now, Saying)

We need international support so that our people live a life of normality, of dignity, of liberty and freedom. I hope that our cry for freedom may be heard.
- Mahmoud Abbas
(Keywords: Life, People, Hope, Dignity, Freedom, Liberty, May, Normality, Support)

Sitting at home the way I do, I'd just love the hear from people. It'd be a great help in passing the time.
- Bud Abbott
(Keywords: Home, Love, Time, People, Help)

When I talk to people in need, they tell me they want to hope; they are eager for opportunity; they are ready for better days. And I can tell you that every time their hopes are disappointed, all nations lose.
- Abdallah II
(Keywords: Time, People, Opportunity, Hope, Nations, Talk, Want)

I'm not comfortable being preachy, but more people need to start spending as much time in the library as they do on the basketball court.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Keywords: Time, People, Basketball, Being, Court)

Black people don't have an accurate idea of their history, which has been either suppressed or distorted.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Keywords: History, People, Idea)

Today more than ever we need creative minds to address the issues of the age. And one of the most urgent is this: How can humanity know so much, achieve so much, and still fail so many people so badly?
- King Abdullah II
(Keywords: Age, People, Humanity, Today)

The conventional definition of management is getting work done through people, but real management is developing people through work.
- Agha Hasan Abedi
(Keywords: Work, People, Management)

Capturing any member of any terrorist cell or any insurgent cell that we may happen to come across is always very, very valuable, and the thing that interests me is that in most instances after a time people talk and they tell us what they know.
- John Abizaid
(Keywords: Time, People, May, Talk)

People desire power. I don't know why they want it so. It seems to me it implies a hugely superior intellect which separates them from most of the populace.
- F. Murray Abraham
(Keywords: Power, People, Desire, Intellect, Want)

You can't walk alone. Many have given the illusion, but none have really walked alone. Man is not made that way. Each man is bedded in his people, their history, their culture, and their values.
- Peter Abrahams
(Keywords: History, People, Values, Culture, Illusion, Man)

You know I want to sing for people, I want to jazz people up I want to make new music that they've never heard.
- Casey Abrams
(Keywords: Music, People, Jazz, Want)

CBS fought very hard on this because it believed and believes that there's a principle at stake here. The principle is that Dan Rather doesn't work for the police, and that people that speak to Dan Rather understand that he's a journalist and not a police agent.
- Floyd Abrams
(Keywords: Work, People, Police)

Acting is the work of two people-it's only possible when you have the complicity, the help, even the manipulation of a director.
- Victoria Abril
(Keywords: Work, People, Acting, Help, Manipulation)

There's nothing more human than two people making love.
- Victoria Abril
(Keywords: Love, People, Nothing)

People love coming on television, even if they have to show their miseries.
- Victoria Abril
(Keywords: Love, People, Television)

No people in history have ever survived who thought they could protect their freedom by making themselves inoffensive to their enemies.
- Dean Acheson
(Keywords: History, Thought, People, Enemies, Freedom)

I might be writing what people expect me to write, writing from that place where I might be ruled by economic considerations. To overcome that, I started working with my dreams, because I'm not so censored when I use dream material.
- Kathy Acker
(Keywords: Dreams, People, Writing)

What I enjoy most is travelling to different places and meeting new people. For me, it's all about life experiences, and I'm very grateful that acting allows me so many interesting and fulfilling ones.
- Jensen Ackles
(Keywords: Life, People, Acting, Meeting)

The fate of every democracy, of every government based on the sovereignty of the people, depends on the choices it makes between these opposite principles, absolute power on the one hand, and on the other the restraints of legality and the authority of tradition.
- John Acton
(Keywords: Government, Power, People, Authority, Choices, Democracy, Fate, Principles, Tradition)

I'm pretty Sicilian if I've been crossed. I don't seek revenge, but I never forget. And I make it hard to repair, which is not a great quality because if people held me to that standard, no one would be around me - ever.
- Amy Adams
(Keywords: Quality, People, Forget, Pretty, Revenge)

A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
- Douglas Adams
(Keywords: Design, Mistake, People, Fools, Trying)

Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.
- Franklin P. Adams
(Keywords: Men, Women, People, Elections, Vote)

The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time.
- Franklin P. Adams
(Keywords: Time, Experience, People, Conviction, Country, Fool, Politicians, Trouble)

People are still willing to do an honest day's work. The trouble is they want a week's pay for it.
- Joey Adams
(Keywords: Work, People, Day, Trouble, Want)

Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
- John Adams
(Keywords: Government, People, Constitution, Religious)

Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people.
- John Quincy Adams
(Keywords: Power, People, Maxim)

You don't have to be a "person of influence" to be influential. In fact, the most influential people in my life are probably not even aware of the things they've taught me.
- Scott Adams
(Keywords: Life, People, Fact)

If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?
- Scott Adams
(Keywords: Time, People, Questions)

At which time came to us many boats and we suffered them to come aboard, being not able to resist them, which people did us no harm, neither of us understanding the one the other.
- Will Adams
(Keywords: Time, People, Being, Boats, Harm, Understanding)

The fear of death often proves mortal, and sets people on methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Death, People, Fear)

I have thought about the next steps, and you know, they still don't know that I can dance. They don't know it, and it's frustrating me because I feel that it's an edge that I have, and I'm not talking about I took this hip hop class, I'm talking about this is how people actually know me.
- Naima Adedapo
(Keywords: Thought, People, Dance, Class, Talking)

It's funny because a lot of people that know me as a dancer, don't know that I'm a singer, and a lot of people that know I can sing don't know I can dance. And so, I feel like at some point I have to show them both and really be able to display it and showcase it, and put that out there.
- Naima Adedapo
(Keywords: Funny, People, Dance)

People always seem to assume that we have a full, back-up support team - make-up, costume and a driver - but usually, in a war zone, there's only me and the cameraman.
- Kate Adie
(Keywords: War, People, Support, Zone)

It wasn't glamorous in my day. In the regions, reporters were seen as such low life that they didn't merit their name in the Radio Times. Now people are interested in being famous. I never gave it a thought.
- Kate Adie
(Keywords: Life, Thought, People, Being, Day, Famous, Merit, Name, Now)

There are people who never experience that, who remain closed until death, from fear of change.
- Isabelle Adjani
(Keywords: Change, Experience, Death, People, Fear)

People get passionate about a song. It's been my experience if you put out radio candy, something commercial, it doesn't sell records.
- Trace Adkins
(Keywords: Experience, People, Song)

Death is really a great blessing for humanity, without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not only hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative.
- Alfred Adler
(Keywords: Death, People, Progress, Humanity)

Perhaps a hundred people assembled one evening, May 15, 1876, at the time when the country was celebrating the hundredth anniversary of its political independence.
- Felix Adler
(Keywords: Time, People, Country, Evening, Independence, May)

I wonder if most people ever ask themselves why love is connected with reproduction. And if they do ask themselves about this, I wonder what answer they give.
- Mortimer Adler
(Keywords: Love, People, Wonder)

Nothing defines the quality of life in a community more clearly than people who regard themselves, or whom the consensus chooses to regard, as mentally unwell.
- Renata Adler
(Keywords: Life, Quality, People, Community, Nothing)

Idle people are often bored and bored people, unless they sleep a lot, are cruel. It is not accident that boredom and cruelty are great preoccupations in our time.
- Renata Adler
(Keywords: Time, People, Accident, Boredom, Cruelty, Sleep)

The theatre was created to tell people the truth about life and the social situation.
- Stella Adler
(Keywords: Life, Truth, People, Theatre)

The word theatre comes from the Greeks. It means the seeing place. It is the place people come to see the truth about life and the social situation.
- Stella Adler
(Keywords: Life, Truth, People, Theatre, Word)

Only a humanity to whom death has become as indifferent as its members, that has itself died, can inflict it administratively on innumerable people.
- Theodor Adorno
(Keywords: Death, People, Humanity)

Marriage hasn't been my thing. But gay people, knock yourselves out!
- Ben Affleck
(Keywords: Marriage, People, Gay)

People bitch about losing their anonymity and then get insulted when someone doesn't recognize them from whatever success they've had.
- Casey Affleck
(Keywords: Success, People, Losing)

You sleep with people all the time that you hate.
- Casey Affleck
(Keywords: Time, People, Hate, Sleep)



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