People Quotes, Sayings about people
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
— Douglas Adams
To know a people, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail, our pride supports; when we succeed; it betrays us.
— Charles Caleb Colton
Liberty will not descend to a people. A people must raise
themselves to liberty. It is a blessing that must be earned before it can be enjoyed.
– Charles Caleb Colton
You can fool some people some times but you cant fool all the people all the time.
The greater intellect one has, the more originality one finds in men. Ordinary persons find no difference between men.
— Blaise Pascal
People almost invariably arrive at their beliefs not on the basis of proof but on the basis of what they find attractive.
— Blaise Pascal
Some people belong entirely to others … They have not a day, not an hour to call their own, so completely do they give themselves to others. This is true even in matters of understanding. Some people know everything for others and nothing for themselves.
– Baltasar Gracian
Two kinds of people are good at foreseeing danger: those who have learned at their own expense, and the clever people who learn a great deal at the expense of others.
— Baltasar Gracián
Man: What surprises you the most about humankind?
God: That they get bored with childhood, they rush to grow up, and then long to be children again.
That they lose their health to make money and then lose their money to restore their health.
That by thinking anxiously about the future, they forget the present, such that they live in neither the present nor the future.
That they live as if they will never die and die as thought though they had never lived.
When you look at a person, any person, remember that everyone has a story. Everyone has gone through something that has changed them.
Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in character and goodness. People are just people, and all people have faults and shortcomings, but all of us are born with a basic goodness.
– Anne Frank
Guns don’t kill people; people kill people. Of course, people with guns kill more people. But that’s only natural. It’s hard. But it’s fair.
– Edward Abbey