Quotes about People


A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.

Henry Ward Beecher


You have attributed conditions to villainy that simply result from stupidity.

Robert Anson Heinlein


The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Man is the only animal who refuses to be what he is.

Albert Camus


At 20 years of age the Will reigns; at 30 the Wit; at 40 the Judgment.

Benjamin Franklin

The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won`t.

Henry Ward Beecher


Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.

Henry Ford

If all the insects were to disappear from the Earth, within fifty years all life on Earth would end. If all human beings disappeared from the Earth, within fifty years all forms of life would flourish.

Jonas Salk


He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.

Napoleon Bonaparte


Ours is a world where people don`t know what they want and are willing to go through hell to get it.

Don Marquis


When you`re safe at home you wish you were having an adventure; when you`re having an adventure you wish you were safe at home.

Thornton Niven Wilder

The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye. The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The only cure for vanity is laughter, and the only fault that is laughable is vanity.

Henri Bergson

We have in fact, two kinds of morality, side by side: one which we preach, but do not practice, and another which we practice, but seldom preach.

Bertrand Russell


Humanity changes all the time, but there are a few constants. People get stupid when they're in love; people want what they can't have...

Claudia Gray


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