Since the beginning of time, the ways of human nature have been researched by scientists and philosophers. Focusing mainly on the tendencies that all humans seem to possess, a set of inherent distinguishing characteristics, including ways of thinking, feeling and acting. Theories from famous people like Freud, Aristotle, and Plato (only to name a few) have been passed on throughout history.
Many quotes, sayings, and one liners can sum up a variety of people in a few short words. Quotes can inspire, motivate, or make you quietly laugh at yourself when you come across one that describes you....
~ Life is like a box of crayons. Most people are the 8-color boxes, but what you're really looking for are the 64-color boxes with the sharpeners on the back. I fancy myself to be a 64-color box, though I've got a few missing. It's ok though, because I've got some more vibrant colors like periwinkle at my disposal. I have a bit of a problem though in that I can only meet the 8-color boxes. Does anyone else have that problem? I mean there are so many different colors of life, of feeling, of articulation.. so when I meet someone who's an 8-color type.. I'm like, "hey girl, magenta!" and she's like, "oh, you mean purple!" and she goes off on her purple thing, and I'm like, "no - I want magenta!" ~ John Mayer
Ron White ~ Can't Fix Stupid
~ The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent of human stupidity. ~ Keipo Voltaire
Bill Engvall ~ Here's Your Sign
Carlton's Quote Corner
~ Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe. ~ Albert Einstein
~ Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast. ~ Oscar Wilde
~ If it wasn't for dogs, some people would never go for a walk. ~ Anonymous
~ Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. ~ Abraham Lincoln
~ Freaks are the much needed escape from the humdrum. They are poetry. ~ Albert Perry
~ The total history of almost anyone would shock almost everyone. ~ Mignon McLaughlin
~ Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider! ~ George Carlin
~ Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple. ~ Barry Switzer
~ While the rest of the species is descended from apes, redheads are descended from cats. ~ Mark Twain
~ I have noticed that the people who are late are often so much jollier than the people who have to wait for them. ~ E. V. Lucas
~ The dumber people think you are, the more surprised they're going to be when you kill them. ~ William Clayton
~ Never reveal all of yourself to other people; hold back something in reserve so that people are never quite sure if they really know you. ~ Michael Korda
~ 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
~ Many of life's circumstances are created by three basic choices: the disciplines you choose to keep, the people you choose to be with; and, the laws you choose to obey. ~ Charles Millhuff
~ The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing.~ Oscar Wilde
~ We are all alike on the inside.~ Mark Twain
~ A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.~ Walter Winchell
~ A man never knows how to say goodbye; a woman never knows when to say it. ~ Helen Rowland
~ There are lots of people who can't think seriously without injuring their brains. ~ John Jay Chapman
~ I always feel sorry for people who think more about a rainy day ahead than sunshine today. ~ Rae Foley
~ People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actual fools. ~ Alice Walker
~ People think of the inventor as a screwball, but no one ever asks the inventor what he thinks of other people. ~ Charles F. Kettering
~ The happy people are failures because they are on such good terms with themselves they don't give a damn. ~ Agatha Christie
~ People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. ~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
~ Some people are like Slinkies - not really good for anything, but you still can't help but smile when you see one tumble down the stairs. ~ Anonymous
~ People who count their chickens before they are hatched, act very wisely, because chickens run about so absurdly that it is impossible to count them accurately. ~ Oscar Wilde
~ A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject. ~ Winston Churchill
~ I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me that trouble of liking them.~ Jane Austen
~ People are very open-minded about new things, as long as they're exactly like the old ones.~ Charles F. Kettering
~ There are two kinds of people: the ones who need to be told and the ones who figure it out all by themselves. ~ Tom Clancy
~ It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path. ~ Paulo Coelho
~ Those who are quite satisfied sit still and do nothing; those who are not quite satisfied are the sole benefactors of the world. ~ Walter Savage Landor
~ Few people know so clearly what they want. Most people can't even think what to hope for when they throw a penny in a fountain. ~ Barbara Kingsolver
~ 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 creative person is both more primitive and more cultivated, more destructive, a lot madder and a lot saner, than the average person. ~ Frank Barron
~ Those people who tell me that I'm going to hell while they are going to heaven somehow make me very glad that we're going to separate destinations. ~ Martin Terman
~ The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can't find them, make them. ~ George Bernard Shaw
~ Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world. Unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people. ~ George Bernard Shaw
~ People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up.~ Ogden Nash
~ People don't change their behavior unless it makes a difference for them to do so. ~ Sharon Stone
~ People are ridiculous only when they try or seem to be that which they are not. ~ Giacomo Leopardi
~ The people, and the people alone, are the motive force in the making of world history. ~ Mao Tse-Tung
~ Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers. ~ Daniel J. Boorstin
~ When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people. ~ Abraham J. Heschel
~ You can fool all the people all the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough. ~ Joseph E. Levine
~ The problem with some people is that when they aren't drunk, they're sober. ~ William Butler Yeats
~ I'm aware that people I have loved and have died and are in the spirit world looking after me. ~ Princess Diana
~ All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others. ~ Cyril Connolly
~ Human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but...life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves. ~ Gabriel Garcia Marquez
~ People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be, that they're all asleep at the switch. Consequently we are living in the Age of Human Error. ~ Florence King
Grumpy Old Men Outtakes
~ Nobody knows the age of the human race, but everybody agrees that it is old enough to know better. ~ Author Unknown
~ There are too many people, and too few human beings. ~ Robert Zend
~ The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race. ~ Don Marquis
~ Such is the human race, often it seems a pity that Noah... didn't miss the boat.~ Mark Twain
~ The human species is made up of seven billion subspecies each consisting of one specimen. ~ Robert Brault
~ One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon-instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today. ~ Dale Carnegie
~ Man is rated the highest animal, at least among all animals who returned the questionnaire. ~ Robert Brault
~ Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change. ~ Confucius
~ Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is. ~ Albert Camus
~ Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education. ~ Bertrand Russell
~ Man, a creature made at the end of the week's work when God was tired. ~ Mark Twain
~ Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.~ Erich Fromm
~ Man will do many things to get himself loved; he will do all things to get himself envied. ~ Mark Twain
~ Man is the only kind of varmint sets his own trap, baits it, then steps in it. ~ John Steinbeck
~ Man is the only trained animal who expects his reward before he does his trick.~ Robert Brault
~ Man is harder than iron, stronger than stone and more fragile than a rose. ~ Turkish Proverb
~ Man is a strange animal, he doesn't like to read the handwriting on the wall until his back is up against it. ~ Adlai Stevenson
~ Man's highest merit always is, as much as possible, to rule external circumstances and as little as possible to let himself be ruled by them. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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