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Quotes about people
- Alphabetized by author or source
- I judge people by what they might be, — not are, nor will be.
- Robert Browning, English poet. A Soul’s Tragedy, Act II
- Someday, somehow, I am going to do something useful, something for people. They are, most of them, so helpless, so hurt and so unhappy.
- Edith Cavell , as quoted in The Economist (15 October 2010), p. 107
- Show me a man or a woman alone and I'll show you a saint. Give me two and they'll fall in love. Give me three and they'll invent the charming thing we call 'society'. Give me four and they'll build a pyramid. Give me five and they'll make one an outcast. Give me six and they'll reinvent prejudice. Give me seven and in seven years they'll reinvent warfare. Man may have been made in the image of God, but human society was made in the image of His opposite number, and is always trying to get back home.
- A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky, dangerous animals, and you know it.
- Agent K in the film Men in Black
- The people will live on.
The learning and blundering people will live on.
- Carl Sandburg, in The People, Yes (1936)