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Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes. Sigmund Freud, psychologist
  • inspirational

Let no man pull you low enough to hate him. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader
  • feelings

Don’t hold on to someone who’s leaving, otherwise you won’t meet the one who’s coming. Carl Jung, psychologist
  • future

Be silent, if you choose; but when it is necessary, speak–and speak in such a way that people will remember it. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, musician
  • significance

Love is absolute loyalty. People fade, looks fade, but loyalty never fades. Sylvester Stallone, actor
  • love

Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option. Maya Angelou, poet
  • priority

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady
  • Gossip

Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it. Robertson Davies, novelist
  • become

Your life will become better by making other lives better. Will Smith, actor
  • compassion

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

Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups. George Carlin, comedian
  • people

Stay away from negative people. They have a problem for every solution. Albert Einstein, physicist
  • people

Crocodiles are easy. They try to kill and eat you. People are harder. Sometimes they pretend to be your friend first. Steve Irwin, scientist
  • crocodiles

Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner. Lao Tzu, philosopher
  • care

People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do. Isaac Asimov, scientist
  • funny

There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen. Vladimir Lenin, leader
  • politics

The only normal people are the ones you don't know very well. Alfred Adler, psychologist
  • people

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means. Albert Einstein, physicist
  • leadership

If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love. Maya Angelou, poet
  • valentines

Sometimes it is the people who no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine. Alan Turing, mathematician
  • motivational

Don't chase people. Be yourself, do your own thing and work hard. The right people will come to you. And stay. Will Smith, actor
  • attitude

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects. Albert Einstein, physicist
  • people

How foolish is man! He ruins the present while worrying about the future, but weeps in the future by recalling his past! Ali ibn Abi Talib, clergyman
  • people

People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates. Thomas Szasz, psychologist
  • creates

I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone, it's not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel alone. Robin Williams, comedian
  • people

Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal. Albert Camus, philosopher
  • energy

Public opinion is no more than this: what people think that other people think. Alfred Austin, poet
  • wisdom

Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected. Steve Jobs, businessman
  • leadership

Tolerance and compassion are qualities of fearless people. Paulo Coelho, novelist
  • qualities

Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas. Marie Curie, scientist
  • ideas

Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny. C.S. Lewis, novelist
  • destiny

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing. That's why we recommend it daily. Zig Ziglar, author
  • motivational

I believe that you should gravitate to people who are doing productive and positive things with their lives. Nadia Comaneci, athlete
  • positive

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas A. Edison, inventor
  • work

You should also appreciate the goodness around you, and surround yourself with positive people. Nadia Comaneci, athlete
  • appreciate

Music can change the world because it can change people. Bono, musician
  • music

Ordinary people love entertainment. Extraordinary people adore education. Robin Sharma, author
  • people

Lead and inspire people. Don’t try to manage and manipulate people. Inventories can be managed but people must be lead. Ross Perot, businessman
  • lead

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone. Bill Cosby, comedian
  • success

We are all broken, that’s how the light gets in. Ernest Hemingway, novelist
  • people

The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be. Marcel Pagnol, dramatist
  • future

Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, and others make it happen.  Michael Jordan, athlete
  • motivational

No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. Robin Williams, comedian
  • change

When wind of changes are blowing, some people will build walls - some will build windmills. Chinese Proverbs,
  • changes

There may be people that have more talent than you,but theres no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do. Derek Jeter, athlete
  • talent

The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them. Maya Angelou, poet
  • people

We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives. John F. Kennedy, president
  • people

Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend. Napoleon Bonaparte, leader
  • religion

The only people that you really have, that I learned, are your family, because they love you no matter what. Miley Cyrus, musician
  • family

If you're really successful at bullshitting, it means you're not hanging around enough people smarter than you. Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist
  • success

Some people say you are going the wrong way, when it's simply a way of your own. Angelina Jolie, actress
  • way

People who express suicidal feelings are least likely to act on them. Sinead O'Connor, musician
  • act

There's nothing quite as frightening as someone who knows they are right. Michael Faraday, scientist
  • opinion

Negative people need drama like oxygen! Stay positive! It'll take their breath away! Tony Gaskins, speaker
  • people

Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are. Bryant H. McGill, poet
  • change

Generosity makes you happy. Happy people are more likely to be successful. Seth Godin, writer
  • generosity

How we treat people and affect their lives for the good is the true wealth that we accrue in life. Susan McCann, singer
  • treat

Example is not the main thing in influencing other people; it's the only thing. Abraham Lincoln, president
  • influencing

If you help enough people get what they want, you will get everything that you want. Zig Ziglar, author
  • help

Our values call upon us to care about the lives of people we will never meet. Barack Obama, president
  • inspirational

A lot of people have taste, but they don’t have the daring to be creative. Bill Cunningham,
  • taste

The most successful people in life are generally those who have the best information. Benjamin Disraeli, statesman
  • successful

You can't base your life on other peoples expectations. Stevie Wonder, musician
  • life

It's not the tools you have faith in. Tools are just tools. It's the people you have faith in or not. Steve Jobs, businessman
  • faith

The nature of a democracy consists to an important degree in the right of the people to criticize problems and mistakes. Walter Ulbricht, politician
  • democracy

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit. Conrad Hilton, hotelier
  • action

Live your life from your heart. Share from your heart. And your story will touch and heal people's souls. Melody Beattie, writer
  • life

Great vision without great people is irrelevant. Jim Collins,
  • great

Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings Will Smith, actor
  • people

Acknowledging what you don't know is the dawning of wisdom. Mark Twain, author
  • wisdom

Successful people are action oriented and they have bigger libraries than TV's. Jim Rohn, businessman
  • successful

Chaotic people often have chaotic lives, and I think they create that. But if you try and have an inner peace and a positive attitude, I think you attract that. Imelda Staunton, actress
  • positive

Too many people don't do things for fear of falling. You'll never get good unless you fall. Experiences and new accomplishments are feelings we should never lose. Robin Quivers, celebrity
  • accomplishments

The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases. Carl Jung, psychologist
  • life

No matter where or what, there are makers, takers, and fakers. Robert A. Heinlein, writer
  • People

Isn't it strange that its easier to be gentle with the feelings of people we care less about than those of our children, whom we love so much? Stephanie Martson,
  • care

Do what you love; you'll be better at it. It sounds pretty simple, but you'd be surprised how many people don't get this one right away. LL Cool J, musician
  • what

If we’re going to bring out the best in people, we, too, need to sow seeds of encouragement. Joel Osteen, clergyman
  • encouragement

If you can do what you do best and be happy, you're further along in life than most people. Leonardo DiCaprio, actor
  • happy

People who make no noise are dangerous. Jean De La Fontaine, poet
  • dangerous

It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - not people; to focus your energies on answers - not excuses. William Arthur Ward, writer
  • anger

I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader
  • character

Successful people are the ones who are breaking the rules. Seth Godin, writer
  • success

As long as you hate, there will be people to hate. George Harrison, musician
  • hate

My philosophy of leadership is to surround myself with good people who have ability, judgment and knowledge, but above all, a passion for service. Sonny Perdue, politician
  • ability

Every frog must know its pond. Bulgarian proverbs,
  • place

I think a lot of times we don't pay enough attention to people with a positive attitude because we assume they are naive or stupid or unschooled. Amy Adams, actress
  • positive

The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages. Virginia Woolf, author
  • People

People are intrigued and fascinated, almost obsessed with the private lives of great public personalities. Geoffrey Rush, actor
  • almost

Everybody knows how to raise children, except the people who have them. P. J. O'Rourke, comedian
  • funny

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws. Plato, philosopher
  • act

Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it's really how it works. Steve Jobs, businessman
  • course

Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent. Napoleon Bonaparte, leader
  • noise

Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational. Hugh Mackay, scientist
  • relationship

If you have a gun, you can rob a bank, but if you have a bank, you can rob everyone. Bill Maher, comedian
  • people

In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion, misery and death. Anne Frank, diarist
  • believe

The struggle of my life created empathy - I could relate to pain, being abandoned, having people not love me. Oprah Winfrey, entertainer
  • abandoned

Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility. Sigmund Freud, psychologist
  • freedom

I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • love

I know my flaws before other people point them out to me. Taylor Swift, musician
  • flaws

He who knows others is wise.He who knows himself is enlightened. Lao Tzu, philosopher
  • People

I don't want to waste anyone's time or money. I want to give people some truth and positive heart lift. Mos Def, musician
  • positive

The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things. Ernest Dimnet, clergyman
  • happiness

Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. Ernest Hemingway, novelist
  • happiness

Art allows people a way to dream their way out of their struggle. Russell Simmons, businessman
  • allows

I love my family and I miss them very much but I'm a new person now. I know a lot of people will not agree with what I've done, but it was right for me. LaToya Jackson, musician
  • agree

Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can't miss. Lee Iacocca, businessman
  • business

People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom? Nhat Hanh, activist
  • positive

It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious. Oscar Wilde, dramatist
  • People

Hurt people, hurt people. Haters don't dislike you; they dislike their situation and take it out on you. Tony Gaskins, speaker
  • hurt

Live amongst people in such a manner that if you die they weep over you and if you are alive they crave for your company. Ali ibn Abi Talib, clergyman
  • live

I look for these qualities and characteristics in people. Honesty is number one, respect, and absolutely the third would have to be loyalty. Summer Altice, model
  • absolutely

I like people who refuse to speak until they are ready to speak. Lillian Hellman, dramatist
  • people

The reason people blame things on previous generations is that there's only one other choice. Doug Larson, cartoonist
  • blame

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, author
  • life

Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber Plato, philosopher
  • politics

The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is why he made so many of them. Abraham Lincoln, president
  • attractiveness

Everyone is kneaded out of the same dough but not baked in the same oven. Yiddish Proverbs,
  • People

Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul. Luther Burbank, environmentalist
  • gardening

It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength. Maya Angelou, poet
  • beauty

Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer
  • criticism

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust, author
  • friendship

I think people who don't believe in God are crazy. How can you say there is no God when you hear the birds singing these beautiful songs you didn't make? Little Richard, musician
  • beautiful

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. Maya Angelou, poet
  • people

It's funny how most people love the dead, once you're dead your made for life. Jimi Hendrix, musician
  • dead

Kissing - and I mean like, yummy, smacking kissing - is the most delicious, most beautiful and passionate thing that two people can do, bar none. Better than sex, hands down. Drew Barrymore, actress
  • bar

Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest. Chanakya, politician
  • abandon

I say what I want to say and do what I want to do. There's no in between. People will either love you for it or hate you for it. Eminem, musician
  • between

Older people sit down and ask, 'What is it?' but the boy asks, 'What can I do with it?'. Steve Jobs, businessman
  • ask

You can't find stupidity in the forest. Bulgarian proverbs,
  • stupidity

Never argue with an idiot. They will only bring you down to their level and beat you with experience. George Carlin, comedian
  • stupidity

True wisdom listens more, talks less and can get along with all types of people. Kiana Tom, model
  • listens

You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality. Walt Disney, cartoonist
  • design

Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen. Michael Jordan, athlete
  • happen

You know, all that really matters is that the people you love are happy and healthy. Everything else is just sprinkles on the sundae. Paul Walker, actor
  • health

To uplift others when you least feel like it is to join the ranks of the heroic. Robin Sharma, author
  • inspirational

Some people are electrifying, they light up a room when they leave. Yiddish Proverbs,
  • People

A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I'm afraid of widths. Steven Wright, comedian
  • funny

A spiritual person is also in touch with his or her own reality, feelings and thoughts, and the reality of the people around him or her, not projecting on them. Keith Miller, author
  • feelings

I like people and I like them to like me, but I wear my heart where God put it, on the inside. F. Scott Fitzgerald, author
  • god

Look at people for an example, but then make sure to do things your way. Surround yourself with positive people. Queen Latifah, musician
  • positive

Give light and people will find the way. Ella Baker, activist
  • inspirational

People drain me, even the closest of friends, and I find loneliness to be the best state in the union to live in. Margaret Cho, comedian
  • best

It's important not to indicate. People don't try to show their feelings, they try to hide them. Robert De Niro, actor
  • feelings

When you are real in your music, people know it and they feel your authenticity. Wynonna Judd, musician
  • authenticity

Because artists can be extremely eccentric and insane, and unfortunately, the people they hurt the most are the people that are closest to them. Maynard James Keenan, musician
  • artists

You know the funny thing, I don't get along with rich people. I get along with the middle class and the poor people better than I get along with the rich people. Donald Trump, president
  • class

Some people are your relatives but others are your ancestors, and you choose the ones you want to have as ancestors. You create yourself out of those values. Ralph Ellison, author
  • relationship

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. George Orwell, author
  • anything

The fact is that people are good, Give people affection and security, and they will give affection and be secure in their feelings and their behavior. Abraham Maslow, psychologist
  • affection

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