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There are three kinds of people; those that make things happen, those that watch things happen and those who don't know what's happening.

Some people are electrifying, they light up a room when they leave.
In each of us there is a little of all of us.
Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious.
No matter where or what, there are makers, takers, and fakers.
He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death.
Unhurt people are not much good in the world.
We are all what we pretend to be, but, we had better be very careful what we pretend.
What we know of other people's only our memory of the moments during which we knew them.
The time comes when each one of us has to give up as illusions the expectations which, in his youth, he pinned upon his fellow-men, and when he may learn how much difficulty and pain has been added to his life by their ill-will.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
There are two types of people. Those we who come into a room and say, Well, here I am! and those who come in and say, Ah, there you are.
The people are to be taken in small doses.
There are people who in spite of their merit disgust us, and others who please us in spite of their faults.
Please accept my resignation. I don't care to belong to any club that will have me as a member.
There are only three types of people; those who have found God and serve him; those who have not found God and seek him, and those who live not seeking, or finding him. The first are rational and happy; the second unhappy and rational, and the third foolish and unhappy.
You know about a person who deeply interests you more than you can be told. A look, a gesture, an act, which to everybody else is insignificant tells you more about that one than words can.
It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages.
All the people like us are We, and everyone else is They.
That you may please others you must be forgetful of yourself.
When you have a taste for exceptional people, you always end up meeting them everywhere.
People are eternally divided into two classes, the believer, builder, and praiser, and the unbeliever, destroyer and critic.
We are the people our parents warned us about.
There are two kinds of people; those who can count and those who can't.
The public is a ferocious beast. One must either chain it up or flee from it.
I am a deeply superficial person.
It is when we try to grapple with another man's intimate need that we perceive how incomprehensible, wavering, and misty are the beings that share with us the sight of the stars and the warmth of the sun.
And finally I twist my heart round again, so that the bad is on the outside and the good is on the inside, and keep on trying to find a way of becoming what I would so like to be, and could be, if there weren't any other people living in the world.
The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.
One can no longer live with people: it is too hideous and nauseating. Owners and owned, they are like the two sides of a ghastly disease.
What's important is promising something to the people, not actually keeping those promises. The people have always lived on hope alone.
But we are the people of England; and we have not spoken yet. Smile at us, pay us, pass us. But do not quite forget.
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude that to be good from whence good is derived.
Only a few human beings should grow to the square mile; they are commonly planted too close.
Only when human sorrows are turned into a toy with glaring colors will baby people become interested -- for a while at least. The people are a very fickle baby that must have new toys every day.
I hate the irreverent rabble and keep them far from me.
Some people can stay longer in an hour than others can in a week.
The people long eagerly for just two things. Bread and circuses.
The person who can be only serious or only cheerful, is but half a man.

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