Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Some People Never Find It

From a display at Cuenca's Modern Art Museum
Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest. ~ Mark Twain #quote

All cruel people describe themselves as paragons of frankness. ~ Tennessee Williams #quote

Always treat people as ends in themselves, never as means to an end. ~ Immanuel Kant #quote

People in their right minds never take pride in their talents. ~ Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird) #quote

Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off. ~ Colin Powell #quote



We never touch people so lightly that we do not leave a trace. ~ Peggy Tabor Millin #quote

Any amount of theology can now be smuggled into people's minds under the cover of fiction without their knowing it. ~ C.S. Lewis #quote

Many people lose their tempers merely from seeing you keep yours. ~ Frank Moore Colby #quote

I despise people who go to the gutter on either the right or the left and hurl rocks at those in the center. ~ Dwight Eisenhower #quote

Most of the people who will walk behind me will be children so make the beat keep time with short steps. ~ Hans Christian Andersen #quote

People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election. ~ Otto von Bismarck #quote

Even in a time of elephantine vanity and greed, one never has to look far to see the campfires of gentle people. ~ Garrison Keillor #quote

The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. It is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect. ~ Carl Sandburg #quote

Lennon was very helpful. What he taught me seems completely obvious: he expected people to treat each other well. ~ Annie Leibovitz #quote

One is taught by experience to put a premium on those few people who can appreciate you for what you are. ~ Gail Godwin #quote

Some people never find it, some only pretend, but I just want to live happily ever after every now and then. ~ Jimmy Buffett #lyrics

An age is called Dark, not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it. ~ James A. Michener #quote

The library is the temple of learning, and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history. ~ Carl Rowan #quote

I believe in compulsory cannibalism. If people were forced to eat what they killed there would be no more war. ~ Abbie Hoffman #quote

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike. ~ Oscar Wilde #quote

It is with rivers as it is with people: the greatest are not always the most agreeable nor the best to live with. ~ Henry Van Dyke #quote

Beware of people carrying ideas. Beware of ideas carrying people. ~ Barbara Grizzuti Harrison #quote

Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone. ~ Charlie Chaplin #quote

Most wars, after all, present themselves as humanitarian endeavors to help people. ~ Howard Zinn #quote

Nine-tenths of the people were created so you would want to be with the other tenth. ~ Horace Walpole #quote


The history of saints is mainly the history of insane people. ~ Benito Mussolini #quote

Looking back at all the people I have insulted, I am mildly surprised that I am still allowed to exist. ~ Auberon Waugh #quote

I'm sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect. ~ J.D. Salinger #quote

A lot of people attack the sea, I make love to it. ~ Jacques Yves Cousteau #quote

Too few people understand a really good sandwich. ~ James Beard #quote

Civilization rests on the fact that most people do the right thing most of the time. ~ Dean Koontz #quote
The worst tempered people I have ever met were those who knew that they were wrong. ~ David Letterman #quote

Never pick a fight with people who buy ink by the barrel. ~ Bill Clinton #quote

Stood screaming on the line / Begging the people around / "Don't let me / Slip through the cracks!" ~ Sigred Philipsen #quote

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any. ~ Alice Walker #quote

People learn something every day, and a lot of times it's that what they learned the day before was wrong. ~ Bill Vaughan #quote

A lot of compelling stories...aren't being told & the fact that people don't know about them compounds the suffering. ~ Anderson Cooper #quote

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. ~ Dwight Eisenhower #quote

There's no difference in a lot of people's minds between good musicians and popular musicians. ~ Dweezil Zappa #quote

V: People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people. ~ V for Vendetta #quote

Thin people are beautiful, but fat people are adorable. ~ Jackie Gleason #quote

Fear is, I believe, a most effective tool in destroying the soul of an individual - and the soul of a people. ~ Anwar Sadat #quote
People want reality that tells them how right they are all the time. ~ David Brooks #quote

I opened the door for a lot of people, and they just ran through and left me holding the knob. ~ Bo Diddley #quote

Some people are so fond of bad luck they run half way to meet it. ~ Douglas William Jerrold #quote

There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer. ~ Ansel Adams #quote

The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think. ~ Aristotle #quote

I'm always amazed that people take what I say seriously. I don't even take what I am seriously. ~ David Bowie #quote

...people asking questions lost in confusion / Well I tell them there's no problem, only solutions ~ John Lennon #lyrics

The internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life. ~ Andrew Brown #quote