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Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness. If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. It is not complicated but it takes courage. It takes courage for a person to listen to his own goodness and act on it.
Our high respect for a well read person is praise enough for literature.
T. S. Eliot
There is no person in this room whose basic rights are not involved in any successful defiance to the carrying out of court orders.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Looking back you realize that a very special person passed briefly through your life- and it was you. It is not too late to find that person again.
A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
W. H. Auden
The suspicious mind believes more than it doubts. It believes in a formidable and ineradicable evil lurking in every person.
Avoid using cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs as alternatives to being an interesting person.
Marilyn vos Savant
Hell is yourself and the only redemption is when a person puts himself aside to feel deeply for another person.
Maybe I'm ego-tripping, but I don't find myself a particularly horrible person, so I don't think I need to hold back anything I think or feel.
An egotist is a person of low taste - more interested in himself than in me.
A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
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.
Only a mediocre person is always at his best.
W. Somerset Maugham
Only by taking responsibility for oneself, to the greatest extent possible, can one ever be free, and only a free person can make responsible choices - between right and wrong, saving and spending, giving or taking.
I am essentially a hack, a commercial person. If I had a hobby, I would immediately make money on it or abandon it.
When we see a natural style, we are astonished and charmed; for we expected to see an author, and we find a person.
I think music is the greatest art form that exists, and I think people listen to music for different reasons, and it serves different purposes. Some of it is background music, and some of it is things that might affect a person's day, if not their life, or change an attitude. The best songs are the ones that make you feel something.
If my films make one more person miserable, I'll feel I have done my job.
Hope is the last thing a person does before they are defeated.
It is the nature of every person to error, but only the fool perseveres in error.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
A boo is a lot louder than a cheer. If you have 10 people cheering and one person booing, all you hear is the booing.
I was raised in an atmosphere of 'everything's fine.' But as I got older, I was like, 'Well no, everything's not fine. There is stuff that's sad.' I am a really sensitive person. I think I am too sensitive sometimes.
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
A person needs a little madness, or else they never dare cut the rope and be free.
Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
The weirder you're going to behave, the more normal you should look. It works in reverse, too. When I see a kid with three or four rings in his nose, I know there is absolutely nothing extraordinary about that person.
P. J. O'Rourke
No one is so miserable as the poor person who maintains the appearance of wealth.
I've always felt that a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting points of view he can entertain simultaneously on the same topic.
Every person takes the limits of their own field of vision for the limits of the world.
I'm not a serious person, and I don't like serious people.
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