Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: People.

The repository contains 107 quotes in the category “People.”
Showing quotes 21 through 40 in the category “People.” Page 1 2 3 4 5 6.

He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.

Oscar Wilde
1854 — 1900

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.

Oscar Wilde
1854 — 1900

There’s a part of the human psyche that’s never satisfied with the chunks of an Archduke at Sarajevo and has to have a World War I.

P. J. O’Rourke
1947 —     

Jealousy is no more than feeling alone among smiling enemies.

Elizabeth Bowen
1899 — 1973

Every man is a damned fool for at least five minutes every day. Wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.

Elbert Hubbard
1856 — 1915

There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.

Helen Keller
1880 — 1968

Every man has his secret sorrows, which the world knows not; and oftentimes we call a man cold when he is only sad.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
1807 — 1882

Ideals travel upward, manners downward.

Edward Bulwer-Lytton
1803 — 1873

Infidelity does not consist in believing or disbelieving; it consists in professing to believe what one does not believe.

Thomas Paine
1737 — 1809

Considering that we all enter the world the same way and leave in the same condition, we spend an awful lot of time in between trying to show that we are so different from other people.

Thomas Sowell
1930 —     

Don’t you get tired of seeing so many “non-conformists” with the same non-conformist look?

Thomas Sowell
1930 —     

A man is rich in proportion to the things he can afford to let alone.

Henry David Thoreau
1817 — 1862

We are more anixous to speak than to be heard.

Henry David Thoreau
1817 — 1862

Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain.

Lily Tomlin
1939 —     

The way to become boring is to say everything.

Voltaire
1694 — 1778

I’d rather be a could-be if I cannot be an are
Because a could-be is a maybe who is reaching for a star.
I’d rather be a has-been than a might-have-been, by far
For a might-have-been has never been, but a has was once an are.

Milton Berle
1908 — 2002

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say, I just watch what they do.

Andrew Carnegie
1835 — 1919

Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.

Will Rogers
1879 — 1935

All the errors and incompetencies of the Creator reach their climax in man.

H. L. Mencken
1880 — 1956

Evil is that which one believes of others. It is a sin to believe evil of others, but seldom a mistake.

H. L. Mencken
1880 — 1956

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