Quotations on People

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I want people to remember me as a full on entertainer and a good person.
- Aaliyah
(Keywords: People, Want)

I think it's important to take a break, you know, from the public eye for a while, and give people a chance to miss you. I want longevity. I don't want to get out there and run myself ragged and spread myself thin.
- Aaliyah
(Keywords: People, Chance, Eye, Longevity, Public, Want)

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 tell kids that people will let them down and people will hurt them. But Jesus Christ will never let them down and never hurt them.
- Willie Aames
(Keywords: People, Christ, Hurt, Kids, Will)

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)

Photography helps people to see.
- Berenice Abbott
(Keywords: People, Photography)

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)

When people expect me to go right, I'll go left. I'm unpredictable.
- Paula Abdul
(Keywords: People, Right)

Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with.
- Paula Abdul
(Keywords: People, Successful, Friend)

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)

I think race has been a burden for black Americans. Being Muslim has also been a challenge because so many people do not understand Islam.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Keywords: People, Islam, Muslim, Americans, Being, Burden, Challenge, Race)

As a parent, I have a job as a role model to my children, and by extension, to other young people.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Keywords: People, Children, Job)

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)

I expect more people from China and Asia to end up in the NBA.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Keywords: People, End)

I felt that a number of people might have questioned my loyalty, but I continue to be a patriotic American.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Keywords: People, American, Loyalty)

When I was a kid, no one would believe anything positive that you could say about black people. That's a terrible burden.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Keywords: People, Positive, Burden)

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)

It's also natural in that part of the world to blame what people view as the... as the most important authority in the region, and that currently is the United States of America.
- John Abizaid
(Keywords: People, America, Authority, Blame, states, United, World)

I think you will see a lot of strains develop in the political process that will result in violence everywhere in the country - but it's controllable, it's workable and it will lead to a much better future for these people.
- John Abizaid
(Keywords: People, Country, Future, Result, Violence, Will)

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)

I think you also understand that one of the key things that's got to be done in Iraq is to build a mentality of understanding that the military needs to be subordinate to civilian control and respectful of its own people.
- John Abizaid
(Keywords: People, Control, Iraq, Key, Military, Needs, Understanding)

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)

You people are telling me what you think I want to know. I want to know what is actually happening.
- Creighton Abrams
(Keywords: People, Want)

Some people think I'm a total moron and I would hope most people think I'm very good at what I do.
- Dan Abrams
(Keywords: People, Hope)

I'm not going to let people get away with either a dishonest or inaccurate premise to what we're talking about because I think that does the viewer a disturbance.
- Dan Abrams
(Keywords: People, Talking)

I read our emails every day and I know there are people out there who think I'm awful.
- Dan Abrams
(Keywords: People, Day)

But doing what I do, you will never get unanimity of people.
- Dan Abrams
(Keywords: People, Will)

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)

I mean the idea of this is that it's a good thing for the public to hear interviews like this and that there will be an inevitable amount of fewer interviews if people that the press talks to wind up thinking, well, it's not really a CBS correspondent.
- Floyd Abrams
(Keywords: People, Idea, Press, Public, Thinking, Will, Wind)

I think that it is important for people to understand that whether a good-guy or a bad-guy wins a case is less important than what the law is that the case results in.
- Floyd Abrams
(Keywords: People, Law, Results)

No other country in the world gives protection like that, but it is not absolute protection. People sometimes meet that high burden and win libel suits, and in those cases I think they ought to win.
- Floyd Abrams
(Keywords: People, Burden, Country, Protection, World)

It just seems to be a human trait to want to protect the speech of people with whom we agree. For the First Amendment, that is not good enough. So it is really important that we protect First Amendment rights of people no matter what side of the line they are on.
- Floyd Abrams
(Keywords: People, First, Rights, Speech, Want)

If the word gets out, if the perception exists that by speaking to a CBS journalist you are, therefore, inevitably, immediately speaking to the police, I don't think there's any doubt but that people won't talk. And, therefore, the public won't learn.
- Floyd Abrams
(Keywords: People, Perception, Doubt, Police, Public, Talk, Word)

When something startlingly new comes up, young people, especially, seize it. You can't complain about that. I think its heyday has passed, but it's had an effect and will continue to have an effect.
- M. H. Abrams
(Keywords: People, Effect, Will)

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)

When old people speak it is not because of the sweetness of words in our mouths; it is because we see something which you do not see.
- Chinua Achebe
(Keywords: People, Old, Sweetness, Words)

Stories serve the purpose of consolidating whatever gains people or their leaders have made or imagine they have made in their existing journey thorough the world.
- Chinua Achebe
(Keywords: People, Purpose, Journey, Leaders, World)

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 understand that postmodern literature probably means people like DeLillo, The Fiction Collective, but I don't get it that those writers are really influenced by postmodern theorists.
- Kathy Acker
(Keywords: People, Fiction, Literature, Writers)

Traveling around I don't think people are that horrible, I think they just don't know.
- Kathy Acker
(Keywords: People, Traveling)

I understand that when people read my books that there's something there - but I don't identify with it.
- Kathy Acker
(Keywords: People, Books)

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)



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