People Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old people quotes, people sayings, and people proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

People don`t change, but they can learn to behave differently.     

Charlaine Harris

There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating: people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.     

Oscar Wilde

You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.     

Abraham Lincoln

There are only two types of people in this world - the people who do the DOING, and the people who have stuff done to them.     

Cherie Currie

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

When people show you who they are, believe them.     

Maya Angelou

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.     


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.     


People only see what they are prepared to see.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered...Forgive them anyway.     

Kent Keith

People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.     

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Great people are those who make others feel that they, too, can become great.     

Mark Twain

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.     

Mother Teresa

People don't resist change. They resist being changed!     

Peter Senge

The happiest people don't worry too much about whether life is fair or not, they just get on with it.     

Andrew Matthews

People think you're crazy if you talk about things they don't understand.     

Elvis Presley

People may not tell you how they feel about you, but they always show you. Pay attention.     


People never learn anything by being told, they have to find out for themselves.     

Paulo Coelho

Sometimes people have nothing to say because they're too empty and sometimes people have nothing to say because they're too full.     

Yasmin Mogahed

What people say, what people do, and what they say they do are entirely different things.     

Margaret Mead

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

Will Rogers

The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.     

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

People are eternally divided into two classes, the believer, builder, and praiser, and the unbeliever, destroyer and critic.     

John Ruskin

People will always have opinions about your decision because they're not courageous enough to take action on their opinion.     

Steve Maraboli

Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.     

Michael Jordan

Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.     


People who are wrapped up in themselves make small packages.     

Benjamin Franklin

There are two types of people in this world, good and bad. The good sleep better, but the bad seem to enjoy the waking hours much more.     

Woody Allen

The only real people are the people who never existed.     

Oscar Wilde

When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures of emotion, creatures bristling with prejudice, and motivated by pride and vanity.     

Dale Carnegie