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People say I've had brushes with the law.
by Edwin W. Edwards

People say I've had brushes with the law.
That's not true.
I've had brushes with overzealous prosecutors.
- Edwin W. Edwards

He's so slow that he takes an hour and a half to watch 60 Minutes.
- Edwin W. Edwards

I could not lose unless I was caught in bed with a dead girl or a live boy.
- Edwin W. Edwards

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

 

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity
opinions which differ from
the prejudices of their social environment.
Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
- Albert Einstein

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness.
Just because they're not on your road
doesn't mean they've gotten lost.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Most truths are so naked
that people feel sorry for them
and cover them up,
at least a little bit.
- Edward R. Murrow

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

We are injured and hurt emotionally,
not so much by other people
or what they say and don't say,
but by our own attitude and our own response.
- Maxwell Maltz

Great minds discuss ideas;
average minds discuss events;
small minds discuss people.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

People are afraid, very much afraid of those who know themselves.
They have a certain power, a certain aura and a certain magnetism.
- Osho

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

I'm actually starting to like more and more people
who have convictions that are unpopular.
-Bono

People don't care how much you know
until they know how much they care.
- John C. Maxwell

Life is like dancing.
If we have a big floor, many people will dance.
Some will get angry when the rhythm changes.
But life is changing all the time.
- don Miguel Ruiz

I hear many people talk about their longing for a balanced life.
What I think they are really expressing
is a desire for a life with less pressure.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Other people do not have to change
for us to experience peace of mind.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Good manners sometimes means simply
putting up with other people's bad manners.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Nothing other people do is because of you.
It is because of themselves
- don Miguel Ruiz

People will do anything, no matter how absurd,
to avoid facing their own souls.
- Carl Jung

Inspire people to do things for themselves.
Inspire people to think for themselves.
- Bono

Fear makes strangers of people
who would otherwise be friends.
- Shirley MacLaine

Life - for most people - is their past projected large
onto the movie screen of their future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People can be more forgiving than you can imagine.
But you have to forgive yourself.
Let go of what's bitter and move on.
- Bill Cosby

I don't believe people are looking for the meaning of life
as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.
- Joseph Campbell

Life is a process of becoming,
a combination of states we have to go through.
Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state
and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
- Anais Nin

Too many people overvalue what they are not,
and undervalue what they are.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

Conventional people are roused to fury
by departure from convention,
largely because they regard such departure
as a criticism of themselves.
- Bertrand Russell

Worthless people live only to eat and drink;
people of worth eat and drink only to live.
- Socrates

Important ideas can come from unexpected places.
We tend to label people - Genius, Idiot,
Socialist, Regressive, Wingnut, Revolutionary, Terrorist.
But it is helpful to remind ourselves to be open
to good ideas - whatever their source.
It is equally important to avoid accepting any idea
merely because we respect that person's
other ideas or accomplishments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

People sort themselves into groups
of happy people and unhappy people
through two different, but complementary mechanisms,
influence and affinity.
I influence those around me
with my emotional state, either happy or unhappy.
At the same time, I feel an affinity
for others who are like me in some way -
in this case by sharing my emotional outlook on life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you look for the bad in people
expecting to find it, you surely will.
- Abraham Lincoln

When one gets angry, it is always angry AT someone -
perhaps a friend or spouse, perhaps a stranger,
perhaps the nameless "they" - "those people at the bank wronged me,"
perhaps God, or perhaps oneself.
In any case, when one gets angry,
they want to find someone to be "responsible" for what happened.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

If only the people who worry about their liabilities
would think about the riches they do possess,
they would stop worrying.
- Dale Carnegie

People understand me so poorly that they don't even understand
my complaint about them not understanding me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

My definition of success is to live your life in a way
that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain -
and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel
a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
- Tony Robbins

When the best leader's work is done the people say,
"We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

The meeting of two personalities is
like the contact of two chemical substances:
if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
- Carl Jung

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

People are not disturbed by things,
but by the view they take of them.
- Epictetus

What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman
in the midst of this world,
where each person is clinging to his piece of debris?
What's the proper salutation between people
as they pass each other in this flood?
- The Buddha

Tough times never last but tough people do.
- Robert H. Schuller

People love chopping wood.
In this activity one immediately sees results.
- Albert Einstein

Don't ask yourself what the world needs;
ask yourself what makes you come alive.
And then go and do that.
Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
- Howard Thurman

Ordinary people seem not to realize
that those who really apply themselves
in the right way to philosophy
are directly and of their own accord
preparing themselves for dying and death.
- Socrates

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

People rarely succeed unless they
have fun in what they are doing.
- Dale Carnegie

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar


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