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A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.
Lazarus Long
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Walter Winchell
Between two groups of people who want to make inconsistent kinds of worlds, I see no remedy but force.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Even as a tree has a single trunk, but many branches and leaves, there is one religion but any number of faiths
Mahatma Gandhi
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.
Plato
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it
Robert Frost
I believe we shall come to care about people less and less. The more people one knows the easier it becomes to replace them. It's one of the curses of London.
Ambrose Bierce
I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me that trouble of liking them.
Jane Austen
I like the power given the Legislature to levy taxes, and for that reason solely approve of the greater house being chosen by the people directly
Thomas Jefferson
I suggest that the great art belongs to all people, all the time--that indeed it is made for the people, by the people, to the people.
Maya Angelou
If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land
Bible
If people would dare to speak to one another unreservedly, there would be a good deal less sorrow in the world a hundred years hence.
Samuel Butler
If you accept people for what they are, they will become worse. Treat them like they should be, and they will become better.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If you prick us, do we not bleed? if you tickle us, do we not laugh? if you poison us, do we not die? and if you wrong us, shall we not revenge? If we are like you in the rest, we will resemble you in that
William Shakespeare
Ignorant people see life as either existence or non-existence, but wise men see it beyond both existence and non-existence to something that transcends them both; this is an observation of the Middle Way.
Seneca
Inhabitants of underdeveloped nations and victims of natural disasters are the only people who have ever been happy to see soy beans
Fran Lebowitz
It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
Anatole France
It is to be remarked that a good many people are born curiously unfitted for the fate waiting them on this earth.
Joseph Conrad
Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be
Abraham Lincoln
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