quotes tagged with 'people', page 3

...ordinary people are the ones who determine the outcome of human events in the end - not kings and princes, not masters and tyrants.  It is laborers and workmen, cousins and acquaintances that upend the expectations of the brilliant and the glamorous, the expert and the meticulous.  It is plain folks, simple people, who literally change the course of history - because they are the stuff or which history is made.  They are the ones who make the world go round.

Author: George Grant, Source: Carry a Big Stick, page 123Saved by ImaWriterIII in history people ordinary EDS georgegrant 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The broad masses of a population are more amenable to the appeal of rhetoric than to any other force.

Author: Adolf Hitler, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in power adolfhitler people rhetoric 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The strength of the Constitution, lies in the will of the people to defend it.

Author: Thomas Edison, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in constitution liberty defend people citizens thomasedison 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The threat posed by humans to the natural environment is nothing compared to the threat to humans posed by global environmental policy.

Author: Fred L. Smith, Source: 1992Saved by ImaWriterIII in environment policy people humans fredlsmith 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Source: UnknownSaved by Doc in potential faith kindness people expectations 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]

A good friend sees the first tear, catches the second, and stops the third.

Author: Anonymous, Source: UnknownSaved by in 12 years ago[edit] [permalink]

The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.

Author: Terry Pratchett, Source: UnknownSaved by in 12 years ago[edit] [permalink]

The real problem is not whether machines think, but whether men do.

Author: B.F. Skinner, Source: UnknownSaved by in 12 years ago[edit] [permalink]

The price of freedom of religion, or of speech, or of the press, is that we must put up with a good deal of rubbish.

Author: Robert Jackson, Source: UnknownSaved by in 12 years ago[edit] [permalink]

Television is the first truly democratic culture--the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what the people do want.

Author: Clive Barnes, Source: UnknownSaved by in 12 years ago[edit] [permalink]

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