If I am worth anything later, I am worth something now. For wheat is wheat, even if people think it is a grass in the beginning.
If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you.
Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.
I have as much authority as the Pope. I just don't have as many people who believe it.
Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Some people see things that are and ask, Why? Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not? Some people have to go to work and don't have time for all that.
Tell people there's an invisible man in the sky who created the universe, and the vast majority will believe you. Tell them the paint is wet, and they have to touch it to be sure.
Most people's lives are mortgaged to the social reality around them. Yoga is about releasing the mortgage
Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed.
Short + People quotes ⇑Short Quotes
The worst of our faults is our interest in other people's faults.
Power doesn't corrupt. People are corrupt. When they get empowered, it becomes apparent.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
One of the best ways to influence people is to make them feel important.
Heroes are ordinary people who make themselves extraordinary.
Poor people have big TVs. Rich people have big libraries.
It is not the opulence of the structure but the inclusiveness of the people which makes a home
Money, influence, comfort and intelligence come as blessings, but become curses for most people
People's idea of success is to be just one step ahead of another lame person.
Most people develop mental efficiency as a by-product of their efforts for material success.
Most people imitate others. You should be original, and whatever you do, do well.
Some people try to be tall by cutting off the heads of others.
Funny + People quotes ⇑Funny Quotes
The idea that I can't share my problems with other people makes me not give a shit about their problems.
Some people claim that marriage interferes with romance. There's no doubt about it. Anytime you have a romance, your wife is bound to interfere.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Five percent of the people think; ten percent of the people think they think; and the other eighty-five percent would rather die than think.
Loosen up a bit - laugh more, get involved with people around you, do simple things. If you only do very important things, you will become dead serious
There is too much talk about heaven hell because too many people have made a hell out of themselves
People who want to marry should first have to learn to control their emotions. Two people placed together in the arena of marriage without this training battle worse than opponents in a World War! Wars, at least, come to an end after a time
It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances. The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible
If something happens, something entirely went wrong & no way to fix 2 people and they went apart, that's unfortunate, but why should you ever talk about marriage and divorce in one breath? It's a crime to think on those lines. But if it so happens & they have to separate that will any way inevitably happen. You don't have to plan it at the time of wedding
The whole art of being a Guru is just this: to constantly puncture people's ego and still manage to remain their friend.
When people are alone, they become spiritual. When in company, they become religious
There are no good people and bad people. Everyone is oscillating between the two. But for sure there are the Intelligent and the Idiotic.
Only miserable people will have a long life, because if you are miserable you will always feel life is too long that you will want to cut it short.
Do you know that you will also die? (I'm asking) because most people believe that other people die. Intellectually they know, but they think they are forever.
Confused people are better than people who have drawn wrong conclusions, because people who have drawn wrong conclusions go at it with full gusto. Confused people hesitate to fight.
These days people are on self-help, they manufacture their diseases, they don't wait for any infection to happen
I always found people coming out of restaurants have more joy on their faces than those coming out of a temple or church. What a shame that a dosa can do something more than the divine
Life + People quotes ⇑Life Quotes
Don't waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.
The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back.
Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people that they don't like.
Intelligence is incapable of believing anything, but it has the potential to know everything. When people admit that they do not know, all beliefs fall apart by themselves and people become more alert to life around them
Everyone you meet is a part of your journey, but not all of them are meant to stay in your life. Some people are just passing through to bring you gifts; either they're blessings or lessons.
Life is too short to waste your time on people who don't respect, appreciate, and value you.
Despite your best efforts, people are going to be hurt when it's time for them to be hurt.
You're going to come across people in your life who will say all the right words at all the right times. But in the end, it's always their actions you should judge them by. It's actions, not words, that matter
The choices you make now, the people you surround yourself with, they all have the potential to affect your life, even who you are, forever.
All you can do in life is- be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won't like you at all.
People started this philosophy, 'Thank God its Friday!' If you are not enjoying what you are doing five days a week, then why are you doing it? It's a very brief life
Most people think, “this is work”, “that is life”. That means a large part of your life is not life
Most people live on the surface of life. But it is by deep-sea diving in the ocean of thought that you receive the pearls of knowledge
Always remember people who have helped you along the way, and don't forget to lift someone up.
People aren't born good or bad. Maybe they're born with tendencies either way, but its the way you live your life that matters.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
So many people enter and leave your life! Hundreds of thousands of people! You have to keep the door open so they can come in! But it also means you have to let them go!
People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
I have spent the best years of my life giving people the lighter pleasures, helping them have a good time, and all I get is abuse, the existence of a hunted man.
People pay for what they do, and still more for what they have allowed themselves to become. And they pay for it very simply; by the lives they lead.
People are thinking they can enjoy something. NO. If you are joyful everything is a pleasant experience
Love + People quotes ⇑Love Quotes
You can love someone so much...But you can never love people as much as you can miss them.
If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don't be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning 'Good morning' at total strangers.
When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.
If you are trying to extract joy, love & pleasantness out of somebody, this is going to be disastrous for both people
If people could see me the way I see myself - if they could live in my memories - would anyone love me?
The people you love are just weapons that will be used against you.
It's just that I learned a while ago that the best way to get people to like you is not to like them too much.
I guess that's just part of loving people: You have to give things up. Sometimes you even have to give them up.
I think it's impossible to really understand somebody, what they want, what they believe, and not love them the way they love themselves.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become... as strong as they can be.
When people appear to be something other than good and decent, it is only because they are reacting to stress, pain, or the deprivation of basic human needs such as security, love, and self-esteem.
Not many people are ready to have that kind of a love affair where it'll make two lives into one.
Most people are competent of using love to fulfill the domestic needs but to go beyond that they are not ready. When one is ready and another is not ready or one is making an effort and another doesn't have the effort, then it feels like somebody is becoming a doormat
If you care for people around you, you must make yourself into a person they enjoy being with
Humor + People quotes ⇑Humor Quotes
The only reason why we ask other people how their weekend was is so we can tell them about our own weekend.
The intelligence of that creature known as a crowd is the square root of the number of people in it.
The trouble with the world is not that people know too little; it's that they know so many things that just aren't so.
As a general rule...people ask for advice only in order not to follow it; or if they do follow it, in order to have someone to blame for giving it.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
People love the parents who beat their kids in department stores. It's the ones who just let their kids wreak havoc that everybody hates.
People are capable of suffering just about anything. If you send them to heaven they will suffer because they will miss hell.
It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
I have found out that there ain't no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.
I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world.
People have to talk about something just to keep their voice boxes in working order so they'll have good voice boxes in case there's ever anything really meaningful to say.
People, generally, suck.
I may not be a role model, but I most definitely could be motivation for a lot of people in the hoods.
People understand me so poorly that they don't even understand my complaint about them not understanding me.
Wickedness is a myth invented by good people to account for the curious attractiveness of others.
Every year, many, many stupid people graduate from college. And if they can do it, so can you.
People who count their chickens before they are hatched act very wisely because chickens run about so absurdly that it's impossible to count them accurately.
A whole lot of people are living like aliens. When you live here without any involvement or belonging, you are an alien, isn't it?
It's my experience that people are a lot more sympathetic if they can see you hurting, and for the millionth time in my life I wish for measles or smallpox or some other easily understood disease just to make it easier on me and also on them.
Inspirational + People quotes ⇑Inspirational Quotes
Be always with people who inspire you; surround yourself with people who lift you up
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader, a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves.
Good people see the good and bring out the best in other people.
When people walk away from you, let them go. Your destiny is never tied to anyone who leaves you, and it doesn't mean they are bad people. It just means that their part in your story is over.
Sometimes people put up walls, not to keep others out, but to see who cares enough to break them down.
Somewhere along the way in your life, the world and its people will have a problem with you. That's their problem. Not yours.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
Competitors are not enemies. They are people who keep reminding you of your own shortcomings. Your quality control.
It doesn't matter how many people you meet in your life; you just need the real ones who accept you for who you are and help you become who you should be.
So don't you worry your pretty little mind because people throw rocks at things that shine
People sometimes attribute my success to my genius; all the genius I know anything about is hard work.
Being a leader does not mean dominating the situation. It means empowering people to do what they would not have imagined possible
If you are keen on doing something about human suffering, attend to yourself first, and also to people around you. That is the best way to start
Truth + People quotes ⇑Truth Quotes
People often claim to hunger for truth, but seldom like the taste when it's served up.
No matter what they wish for, no matter how far they go, people can never be anything but themselves. That's all.
Oftentimes. when people are miserable, they will want to make other people miserable, too. But it never helps.
People over forty can seldom be permanently convinced of anything. At eighteen our convictions are hills from which we look; at forty-five they are caves in which we hide.
People that have trust issues only need to look in the mirror. There they will meet the one person that will betray them the most.
It is perfectly monstrous... the way people go about nowadays, saying things against one behind one's back, that are absolutely and entirely true.
But you can't make people listen. They have to come round in their own time, wondering what happened and why the world blew up around them. It can't last.
The world is hungry not because there is no food. There is more food than the 7.2 billion people on the planet can eat. It is just that those who need it do not get it, because one way or the other, those who have the power and the means have not cared enough to do something about it
If you don't have a sense of involvement, you will always try to get the best deal out of somebody. That means you must meet the dumbest people in the world. Intelligent people will never bite your dumb deals.
If you're waiting for people to understand you and act, it is only a pipe dream; it's never going to happen
Happiness + People quotes ⇑Happiness Quotes
The biggest mistake that people make is they try to be happier than someone else.
I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person.
People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost.
Many people think excitement is happiness.... But when you are excited you are not peaceful. True happiness is based on peace.
Human folly is that people are always trying to extract joy from the outside.
Stop comparing yourself to other people, just choose to be happy and live your own life.
The problem with people is they forget that most of the time it's the small things that count.
What most people are calling marriage right now is just a whole bundle of expectations about how the other person should make heaven for you. If you're trying to extract happiness out of somebody, you will be disappointed.
How people are is their choice. How I am is my choice. No matter what they do, no one can make me angry, happy or unhappy. These privileges I have kept to myself
It is hard to give up the known sense pleasures of the present for unknown pleasures that may arrive in the future. This is the reason why millions of people would rather eat, drink, and try to be merry today than take the trouble to meditate and make an investment for a future of lasting happiness
Death + People quotes ⇑Death Quotes
if you are going to make people around you joyful and relieved only when you die, that's not a good way to live.
Before you and I came here on this planet, a countless number of people have walked on this planet, where are they? All topsoil. You will also be topsoil unless someone buries you real deep fearing you may rise from the dead
People come in and out of your life. For a time they are your world; they are everything. And then one day they're not. There's no telling how long you will have them near.
A whole lot of people are carrying grave faces as if they are practicing the final posture. Time we work towards life, not death. Because when it comes to death, everybody is a Natural Star.
The unfortunate reality is that most people will know peace only with death- "Rest in Peace". It is time we do something about it in life
People also fear death because they have been in this cage of flesh so long that they feel timid about leaving its security. But it is foolish to be afraid. Just think, no more repaired tires on the body vehicle, no more patchwork living
All people Quotes ⇑
Most people don't grow up. Most people age. They find parking spaces, honor their credit cards, get married, have children, and call that maturity. What that is, is aging.
Too many people seem to believe that silence was a void that needed to be filled, even if nothing important was said.
If you see that people are the way they are because of their limitations, you will strive to help them break their limitations, rather than judge them.
You meet people who forget you. You forget people you meet. But sometimes you meet those people you can't forget. Those are your friends
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
People shouldn't be afraid of their government. Governments should be afraid of their people.
If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.
good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
This is how life is happening for a lot of people. Because of the fear of instability, they sit on a bicycle with the stand on. You can pedal, you can get some exercise, but you are not going anywhere.
The expectations that most people are creating are such that there is no human being on the planet who could ever fulfill those expectations.
Cutting negative people from my life does not mean I hate them, it simply means I respect me.
Society does not go down because of the activities of criminals, But because of the inactivities of the good people.
Diplomacy is the art of telling people to go to hell in such a way that they ask for directions.
Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.
If you repeat a lie often enough, people will believe it, and you will even come to believe it yourself.
Nobody looks like what they really are on the inside. You don't. I don't. People are much more complicated than that. It's true of everybody.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Many people excuse their own faults but judge other persons harshly. We should reverse this attitude by excusing others' shortcomings and by harshly examining our own.
People swallow the bitter pill of evil because it is sugarcoated with immediate pleasure.
Surround yourself with people whose definition of you is not based on your history, but your destiny.
Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart
Unfortunately most people utter the word human only with reference to the limitations of being human
The secret of spiritual success is a hunger that persists... It is an awful condition to be satisfied with one's spiritual attainments... God was and is looking for hungry, thirsty people.
And that's the thing about people who mean everything they say. They think everyone else does too.
People are strange: They are constantly angered by trivial things, but on a major matter like totally wasting their lives, they hardly seem to notice.
In most cases being a good boss means hiring talented people and then getting out of their way.
Don't be intimidated by other people's opinions. Only mediocrity is sure of itself, so take risks and do what you really want to do.
People have a completely messed up idea of what freedom is. Giving in to your compulsions is not freedom
One of the things that makes me who I am is the loyalty I have to people I hold close to my heart.
Morality has become important in society because people have forsaken their humanity. Morality is a poor substitute for Humanity
When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching -- they are your family.
I have a problem with people who take the Constitution loosely and the Bible literally.
For most people, love means, 'You must do what I want.' No, love means, they can do what they want, and we still love them
Sometimes one feels freer speaking to a stranger than to people one knows... Probably because a stranger sees us the way we are, not as he wishes to think we are.
Very few people transcend out of their intelligence, most people have to be thrashed by life; only then they will transcend
Don't be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.
You are who you are when nobody's watching.
You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.
If you're in trouble, or hurt or need - go to the poor people. They're the only ones that'll help - the only ones.
People speak sometimes about the "bestial" cruelty of man, but that is terribly unjust and offensive to beasts, no animal could ever be so cruel as a man, so artfully, so artistically cruel.
A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.
Freedom is not something that anybody can be given. Freedom is something people take, and people are as free as they want to be
Despite everything, no one can dictate who you are to other people.
Pissing people off doesn't mean you're doing the right things, but doing the right things will almost inevitably piss people off.
There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who believe there are two kinds of people in this world and those who are smart enough to know better.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by rulers as useful.
We've spent so much time judging what other people created, that we've created very, very little of our own.
Anyway, it doesn't matter how much, how often, or how closely you keep an eye on things because you can't control it. Sometimes things and people just go. Just like that.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
If you can learn to endure pain, you can survive anything. Some people learn to embrace it- to love it. Some endure it through drowning it in sorrow, or by making themselves forget. Others turn it into anger.
People who have failed in their lives are suffering their failure. People who have succeeded in their life are suffering their success. If you suffer your failure, it is okay, if you start suffering your success, that is the real tragedy of life.
It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you've known forever don't see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on.
How easy it is to make people believe a lie, and [how] hard it is to undo that work again!
Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone... just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.
I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.
People aren't either wicked or noble. They're like chef's salads, with good things and bad things chopped and mixed together in a vinaigrette of confusion and conflict.
The greatest changes in history have come when people were able to shake off what others told them to do.
You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own souls
People are running, but there is no place in the world to which they can flee to escape themselves. Ultimately, each one must face himself.
If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher.
People count with self-satisfaction the number of times they have recited the name of God on their prayer beads, but they keep no beads for reckoning the number of idle words they speak.
The people who test your patience are a blessing.. Without them, you can't practice patience.
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
Curious that we spend more time congratulating people who have succeeded than encouraging people who have not.
Too many people live their lives acting and pretending, wearing masks, and losing themselves in the process.
I learned that everybody is not your friend. You have to watch who you associate with and surround yourself with positive things and people who want to do something positive.
But why should you care what people will say? All you have to do is please yourself.
In any country there must be people who have to die. They are the sacrifices any nation has to make to achieve law and order
A place is only as good as the people in it.
Music is everybody's business. It's only the publishers who think people own it
You take people, you put them on a journey, you give them peril, you find out who they really are.
For me, soldiers are all equal. Those black people wore your same uniform, fought on your side, and so you will be in the same jail.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained
Sometimes people are beautiful. Not in looks. Not in what they say. Just in what they are.
It is always assumed by the empty-headed, who chatter about themselves for want of something better, that people who do not discuss their affairs openly must have something to hide.
By the skillful and sustained use of propaganda, one can make people see even heaven as hell or an extremely wretched life as paradise.
Dead people receive more flowers than the living ones because the regret is stronger than gratitude.
A lot of people lacked that gift: knowing when to fuck off.
To be involved and not entangled is something that is essential for people to be effective in life
When a child is born, it needs nurturing, training, and molding. So the need for family arose. Family is a very supportive base for a human being to grow. But for many people, family does not become a support, it becomes a hurdle. Not because family is a problem, but because of the way you hold it
The only way you can be successful is by including people. Anyway you are doing it - unwillingly; being conscious means to do it willingly
How come a lot of people do not enjoy the week - only the weekend? Simply because they are doing things only to earn a living; it does not mean a damn thing to them.
It doesn't matter who you are, life doesn't work for you unless you do the right things.. people who believed they are good people are always wondering why it's not working for them and why it's working for someone else, whoever does the rights, for him it works, the existence is not judgemental.
Either you create your situations or the situations make you... Some people are being created by situations, but some people are creating the situations in which they live, and that is the whole empowerment of being a human being.
If your goal and actions are right, and you keep going the same way, then the same people who are talking about you, the same people who are criticizing you, will venerate you in ten years' time. That is how life is.
People are afraid of entanglement, (therefore) they talk about detachment. If you are detached you will not know life. Only in involvement you know life.
People resist change because they rather stick to the known devil than pursue the unknown angel. Familiarity breeds comfort and inertia
Whenever conflict flares up in the world today, people talk about peace. We need to understand, peace is not something that we have to create. Conflict is our creation.
People are willing to share what they don't have, not what they do have! People who don't have, talk about sharing, compromise and peace. People who have it all, are always going after and getting what they want
People are identified with their nations, their religions, and their communities, but not with their humanity. If people were identified with their humanity, we could always sit down and talk, and finish these issues between us
Fundamentally, management is your ability to inspire people to do their best and that is all you can do. If everybody around you is doing his best, that is the best possible management that can happen.
If you utter the word relationship, people simply think it has to be sex-based. Nothing else is a relationship. Some sex-based relationship is the only relationship. This is unfortunate. This has happened because your identification with the body has become so strong
If people choose to make misery out of themselves, what can be done? That's not Creation's fault. Creation just gave you the freedom so that you could go beyond.
People don't have food to eat, not because there's no food in the world, but because people who are capable have grabbed everything
You either insulate yourself from other people's pain or you insulate yourself from the very joy of life. Both could be alive in you at the same time... if you looked at life just the way it is, not distorting it according to your emotions, your identifications
More people in the world are suffering from indigestion than of hunger. Unfortunately, that's the reality.
Whatever other people do, make yourself beautiful, you know they're doing nasty things and you're still wonderful (within you), this is fantastic. (But) They are doing nasty things and you think they're doing beautiful things, this is stupid.
Most people unfortunately don't value their word as much as they value their money
Mind is a fantastic Gift to humanity, but what a horrible thing people have made out of it
To the unenlightened, the drama (of life) often seems chaotic and unjust. But God purposely did not automatically make all people poor or all people millionaires, because if everyone were alike this drama could not go on
When you are compulsive, naturally you will step over many people.
Belief leads people to accept the most ridiculous things as the absolute truth
It takes a lot of intelligence to realize how stupid you are. Most people cannot see it. You can only see it if the very urge to be smart and special, the very urge to be better than someone, is completely vanquished within you.
Unless you are oblivious to your own suffering, you have no right to be oblivious to other people's suffering.
One third of the food produced in the world gets wasted, while one in nine people don't have enough to eat. This is not a failure of agriculture - it is a failure of the human heart
Once you are clear about what you are doing and why, other people's opinions will not matter.
Unfortunately, people consider Economy as today's & Ecology as tomorrow's issue. But time to understand that ecology is today's issue. The enormity and urgency of ecological issues cannot be ignored
Using people and loving things. This is a complete misunderstanding of life. Things are for use. People are for love
I refuse to recognize people as Muslims, Christians, or Hindus. I see human beings as human beings.
Leadership is not about dominance, about power over people, but of dedication & sacrifice for a cause beyond oneself
Concentration consists in focusing one hundred percent attention upon one thing at a time. All efficient people possess some power of concentration as a byproduct of the vocation or avocation they follow.
We must learn to regard people less in the light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer.
Maybe ever'body in the whole damn world is scared of each other.
I wonder if this is how people always get close: They heal each other's wounds; they repair the broken skin.
The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day.
Millions of people never analyze themselves. Mentally they are mechanical products of the factory of their environment, preoccupied with breakfast, lunch, and dinner, working and sleeping, and going here and there to be entertained
The worst wounds, the deadliest of them, aren't the ones people see on the outside. They're the ones that make us bleed internally.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
We cannot expect people to have respect for law and order until we teach respect to those we have entrusted to enforce those laws.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
That's always seemed so ridiculous to me, that people want to be around someone because they're pretty. It's like picking your breakfeast cereals based on color instead of taste.
The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum
Respect other people's feelings. It might mean nothing to you, but it could mean everything to them.
The sun shines equally on diamond and charcoal, but the former has developed qualities that enable it to reflect the sunlight brilliantly, while the latter is unable to reflect the sunlight. Emulate the diamond in your dealings with people
People are of two types, they are either your brothers in faith or your equals in humanity.
"What happens when people open their hearts?" "They get better."
sometimes the most ordinary things could be made extraordinary, simply by doing them with the right people...
I hold this to be the highest task of a bond between two people: that each should stand guard over the solitude of the other.
I never set out to be weird. It was always other people who called me weird.
If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only see you for what you were, only see you for the mistakes you've made, if they don't realize that you are not your mistakes, then they have to go.
Do not keep company with people unless you are prepared to give them your full attention
People think dreams aren't real just because they aren't made of matter, of particles. Dreams are real. But they are made of viewpoints, of images, of memories and puns and lost hopes.
When a government betrays the people by amassing too much power and becoming tyrannical, the people have no choice but to exercise their original right of self-defense - to fight the government.
Hell isn't other people. Hell is yourself.
Do not selfishly seek anything from others; if you have no expectations, then what can people take from you?
People are stupid. They will believe a lie because they want to believe it's true, or because they are afraid it might be true.
The only reason people do not know much is because they do not care to know. They are incurious. Incuriousity is the oddest and most foolish failing there is.
In the end, people should be judged by their actions, since in the end, it was actions that defined everyone.
Despite the enormous quantity of books, how few people read! And if one reads profitably, one would realize how much stupid stuff the vulgar herd is content to swallow every day.
Throughout history, people with new ideas, who think differently and try to change things, have always been called troublemakers.
How would your life be different if...You stopped making negative judgmental assumptions about people you encounter? Let today be the day...You look for the good in everyone you meet and respect their journey.
Why do people have to be this lonely? What's the point of it all? Millions of people in this world, all of them yearning, looking to others to satisfy them, yet isolating themselves. Why? Was the earth put here just to nourish human loneliness?
there are two types of people in the world: those who prefer to be sad among others, and those who prefer to be sad alone.
The world is little, people are little, human life is little. There is only one big thing - desire.
Leaders should not stand in front of the people. They should stand behind the people
The real heroes anyway aren't the people doing things; the real heroes are the people NOTICING things, paying attention.
I shiver, thinking how easy it is to be totally wrong about people-to see one tiny part of them and confuse it for the whole, to see the cause and think it's the effect or vice versa
Nobody gets anywhere just because he desires it; people get somewhere because they acquire the necessary capability
Things changed, people changed, and the world went rolling along right outside the window.
People may think this is extreme, but, You must go and volunteer in hospital wards where people die and you must see, it's very important, only then you become sensitive to life, life becomes super valuable because you know it is limited
It doesn't matter what you want to do, if you include people, you have a tremendous edge that nobody else can have
People who marry and divorce time and again never give the seeds of divine love a chance to grow on the soil of faithful commitment
Why change? Everyone has his own style. When you have found it, you should stick to it.
Whatever a great person does, common people imitate. His actions set a standard for the people of the world.
Wrong sense of intelligence has entered people's minds, they think if they make a problem out of every solution they're intelligent, no no, if you find solutions for every problem- that is intelligence
Deny karma. Too many people misinterpret the meaning of karma, adopting a fatalistic attitude. You do not have to accept karma.
Even wise people act according to their natures, for all living beings are propelled by their natural tendencies. What will one gain by repression?
The small waves and the big waves all arise from the same ocean. So, when we stand aside spiritually and view every person and every religion impersonally, we shall see that everything is made of God
No one knows for certain how much impact they have on the lives of other people. Oftentimes, we have no clue. Yet we push it just the same.
Most of the people living on earth today were not here a hundred years ago. Others were here before us. And we who are now walking the streets of the world will not be here a hundred years hence
Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting hair.
If we as a people realized the greatness from which we came we would be less likely to disrespect ourselves.
Every week I preach justification by faith to my people, because every week they forget it.
When people say a knight's job is all glory, I laugh and laugh and laugh. Often I can stop laughing before they edge away and talk about soothing drinks.
If people around you cannot help loving you, that's a nice way to be.. if you have made yourself in such a way that nobody around you can love you, then the only succor you have is God- it's the most unfortunate way to live
This is a dream of many people: unconditional love. There is no such thing - in every relationship, there are conditions.
Whether one manufactures a safety pin, a computer or a spaceship, or teaches people how to meditate, there is only one business in the world - human wellbeing
Yoga makes old people young in terms of energy & rejuvenation; and young people old in terms of thought & wisdom
Most people have not paid any attention to life because they're busy conquering the world
If you experience everything around you as "myself" do you need morality to be good to people?
If you eliminate the need to get something out of Human relationships, if you naturally overflow with joy, you can have fabulous relationships with all sorts of people
Many people read constantly and yet cannot tell you what they have read. The best way to read a book is to introspect about it. See how it applies to your own life. And learn to discriminate.
This is my letter to the world That never wrote to me
Many people may doubt that finding God is the purpose of life, but everyone can accept the idea that the purpose of life is to find happiness. I say that God is Happiness. He is Bliss. He is Love. He is Joy that will never go away from your soul
The sun shines equally on a piece of charcoal and a diamond. But the diamond receives and reflects the sun's light, whereas the charcoal does not. Similarly, all people are exposed to the light of God, but not all receive and reflect that light
It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them.
People are always ruining things for you.
I don't want people to think that they can attain realization simply by listening to others or by reading books. They must practice what they read and hear.
People never notice anything.
Never speak disrespectfully of Society, Algernon. Only people who can't get into it do that.