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    What's the coolest thing in the world is when you have fans that know the lyrics to your songs. That's amazing! Such a great feeling! When I go out there and am playing "Grinnin' In Your Face" and people are singing the lyrics to it, that's amazing to me. I'm actually taking a song where people wouldn't know it, and I'm bringing it back. It's a really cool feeling.
    — ZZ Ward
    tags: people  world  song  lyrics 
     
    When people think, rightly or wrongly, that marriage is forever, they are stimulated to seek and find a resolution, a modus vivendi, whenever they quarrel.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: people  forever  marriage 
     
    We live in a world of communication, everyone gets information about everyone else. There is universal comparison and you don't just compare yourself with the people next door, you compare yourself to people all over the world and with what is being presented as the decent, proper and dignified life. It's the crime of humiliation.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    The value of other people is that they have something unique to offer.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: people  value 
     
    We live in a globalising world. That means that all of us, consciously or not, depend on each other. Whatever we do or refrain from doing affects the lives of people who live in places we'll never visit.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: people  live  world 
     
    In a consumer society, people wallow in things, fascinating, enjoyable things. If you define your value by the things you acquire and surround yourself with, being excluded is humiliating.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    Why are people so concerned with relativism? If you look back in history, millions of people were killed because of someone's dogmatic views, but I do not remember anybody being killed due to the tolerance of difference, to relativism; ethically relativism does not seem to be such an awful thing, really.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: people  tolerance 
     
    If only evil things are done by evil people... Life would be then safe, morally elevated, cozy - we know how to spot evil people and what to do with them to pay for their crimes.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: crimes  evil  people 
     
    Once upon a time there were the Pampas in Argentina, that people could treat as "empty lands" and where they could run away from their problems from problem-ridden homes. That eventuality is no longer available.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: time  people  problem 
     
    In the last thirty years we have gained enormous amount of freedom (everywhere, except perhaps in places like Burma or North Korea), but we lost quite a large amount of security. Because of all sorts of reasons, because of globalization which stripped the nation state of a large part of its sovereignty away, because of the dismantling of the so-called welfare state. As a result, people feel simultaneously much freer and much more insecure.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: people  freedom  lost  year 
     
    If you look back on the history of the 20th century, the 19th century or even to the ancien régime of the 18th, you will see that first people rebelled against the order of the things because of lack of liberty, and demanded more freedom. And when they got more freedom, they got frightened, and they desired more security for a change. After a while, they started complaining, although more secure, they also become more dependent and rule-bound.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: people  freedom  liberty 
     
    Middle class people, the bourgeoisie, they are also feeling frightened at the moment. Some fear losing their fortunes; some go bankrupt; some are thinking about suicide. They don't know if they will retain the beautiful house that they bought, or what will happen to the five family cars.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    People do not choose a government that will bring the market within their control; instead, the market in every way conditions governments to bring the people within its control.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    The art of walking on quicksand is still beyond me. What I learned is only how difficult this art is to master and how hard people need to struggle to learn it.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: people  master  struggle  learn 
     
    Now people are worried not about the prospects of buying new things, but about how to pay for the things they bought yesterday, a year ago or years before. It is, as Americans like to say, "a wholly different kind of ball-game".
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: people  american  year 
     
    I was watching the TV broadcasts interviewing people stranded at airports for days on end, losing their holidays, their important business meetings and the long-awaited ability to see their families... In short, suffering. No one complained, though! They kept repeating: we are so grateful for the care taken of our safety, for feeling. They were ready to surrender a good deal of their human dignity, individuality, freedom of choice.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    Security is the slogan for people who feel unable to function by their own means.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: people 
     
    Freedom is the slogan which speaks to the ears of people who feel strong enough to manage on their own using their own resources, who can do without dependency because they can do without others caring for them.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: people  freedom  strong 
     
    What is happening now is that the number of people who are not strong enough or do not feel strong enough to decide to live without the security provided by the community or the state, is going up.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: people  live  community  strong 
     
    Once upon a time, when I was young, people saw a wedding as an event that determined the rest of their life. For a rising number of people today, it is quite normal to "try and err", marry, divorce, marry again.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: time  people  young  divorce  marry 
     
    There is less pressure on abandoning native communities: what for? There is nothing to be gained by it. On one hand, there are plenty tempting opportunities of experimenting with identities - being one kind of person today and a different the next day. On the other hand, there is little pressure to include the ethnic identity or religious identity into this mechanism, because now everybody is in a kind of Diaspora today.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    It is more or less clear that one idea which should emerge from the crash, whatever happens with the attempts to save the banks from bankruptcy and people from being evicted from their homes, is that this kind of life is unsustainable. We cannot go on like this... something must be done.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: people  ideas 
     
    At the turn of the twenty-first century, the richest 5 percent of people receive one-third of total global income, as much as the poorest 80 percent.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: people 
     
    Most young people today prefer just to move in together and stay together as long, but no longer, as satisfaction lasts.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: people  young 
     
    In March [1972] the unity of Pakistan depended on the suppression of the secessionists. But to carry it out with such brutality on the people instead of on those responsible wasn't necessary. That's not the way to convince poor people who've been told that with the Six Points there'll be no more hurricanes, no more floods, no more hunger. I spoke out against such methods more emphatically than anyone else, and when no one dared do so.
    — Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
    tags: people  hunger  poor 
     
    If the people wanted my head I would bow without demur. If I had lost the confidence or respect of the people I would not want to live. The tragedy of the drama is that the very opposite is true.
    — Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
    If things do not change, there will be nothing left to change. Either power must pass to the people or everything will perish.
    — Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
    tags: people  power 
     
    They are going to leave [Gaza], not because this is a gift from Israel. This is because they failed to confront our people, so don't describe their withdrawal from here...as a gift for the Palestinians. This is because they are defeated here. HAMAS will never recognize the existence of a Jewish State in the region.
    — Zuheir Mohsen
    tags: people  existence  gift 
     
    I am jealous of all those people who live on the shore of Dal Lake.
    — Zubin Mehta
    tags: people  live 
     
    I think breeds of dogs and breeds of men are quite a bit alike. If you think it's insulting that I compare people with animals, well, if you knew how I love animals, you would understand that coming from me, this is a compliment.
    — Zsa Zsa Gabor
    tags: animals  men  people  dog  compliment 
     
    It was not my class of people. There was not a producer, a press agent, a director, an actor.
    — Zsa Zsa Gabor
    tags: people 
     
    What I call loaded, I'm not. What other people call loaded I am.
    — Zsa Zsa Gabor
    tags: people 
     
    In Burma, economic engagement enriches the regime, as the economy is controlled by the regime. Economic engagement benefits this elite, not ordinary people. The money is spent on the military, stolen by the elite.
    — Zoya Phan
    What people in Burma need is a democratic federal Burma that guarantees autonomy, rights and protection for all, regardless of ethnicity, gender, religion or race.
    — Zoya Phan
    In fact, it is the dictatorship's policy that isolates the people of Burma while it reaches out to different countries every year and opens new embassies around the world. It is the dictatorship's policy that kills civilians and makes people poor. As long as the dictatorship is in power, foreign trade and investment in Burma will not benefit people. Instead, it will end up fueling the oppression in Burma.
    — Zoya Phan
    tags: people  power  world  poor  facts  oppression  year 
     
    I did 'Mad Men' and I still have people come up to me like, 'Are you actually a lesbian?' Really? Just because I play one on TV? People will think what they're gonna think.
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: men  people 
     
    Give me an 18-hour day on set or in the theater, and I will be the happiest person alive.
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: people 
     
    People idealize or reminisce about their 20s, but nobody tells you beforehand that it's hard and unglamorous and often very unpleasant.
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: people 
     
    All the characters on 'Girls' are growing and changing, which is how real people behave, especially when we're young, trying to figure out who we are, doing things that are the polar opposite of our characteristics.
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: character  people  young  girls  real 
     
    A lot of people in line at the grocery store think that they know me, but they don't.
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: people 
     
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