Quotes about People
The greatest enemy will hide in the last place you would ever look.
There are two kinds of people: ones that are trying to build their future and ones that are trying to rebuild their past.
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
There are only two kinds of men: the righteous who think they are sinners and the sinners who think they are righteous.
A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
Just as one wouldn`t draw a lasting conclusion about oneself on the basis of a brief experience of indigestion, one needn`t do so on the basis of how one has thought or behaved for vast stretches of time in the past. A creative change of inputs to the system - learning new skills, forming new relationships, adopting new habits of attention - may radically transform one`s life.
Whenever two people meet, there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man as the other person sees him, and each man as he really is.
All men lie when they are afraid. Some tell many lies, some but a few. Some have only one great lie they tell so often they almost come to believe it... Though some small part of them will always know that it is still a lie, and that will show upon their faces.
The rapidly advancing changes to healthcare pose a serious threat to the human touch, the so-called art of medicine. This we cannot let happen. People have an innate propensity to interact with one another; therefore we need empathy and intimate words from our caregivers when we’re ill and vulnerable.
Collective thinking is usually short-lived. We`re fickle, stupid beings with poor memories and a great gift for self-destruction.
In Hell you`d be foolish to count on people displaying high standards of honesty. The same goes for earth.
There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.
Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.
Very few people do anything creative after the age of thirty-five. The reason is that very few people do anything creative before the age of thirty-five.