The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and
look for the circumstances
and, if they can’t find them, make them.
— George Bernard Shaw
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.
— Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
Be nice to people on your way up because you’ll meet them on your
— Wilson Mizner
Nobody will use other people's experience, nor have any of his own
till it is too late to use it.
— Nathaniel Hawthorne, The American Notebooks.
Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
— Elbert Hubbard, A Thousand and One Epigrams.
One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a
mess of life.
— E.M. Forster
Old people love to give good advice to console themselves for no
longer being able to set a bad
— François, Due de La Rochefoucauld
Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the
charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
— Marcel Proust
I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an
— Groucho Marx