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People would enjoy life more if, once they got what they wanted, they could remember how much they wanted it.
People would worry less about what others think of them if they only realized how seldom they do.
Perfect love is rare indeed -- for to be a lover will require that you continually have the subtlety of the very wise, the flexibility of the child, the sensitivity of the artist, the understanding of the philosopher, the acceptance of the saint, the tolerance of the scholar and the fortitude of the certain.
-- Leo Buscaglia
Perfection is reached, not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.
-- A. Saint-Exupery
Perhaps I'm old and tired, but I always think that the chances of finding out what really is going on are so absurdly remote that the only thing to do is to say hang the sense of it and just keep yourself occupied.
Perhaps our eyes need to be washed by our tears once in a while, so that we can see Life with a clearer view again.
-- Alex Tan
Perhaps the best thing about the future is that it only comes one day at a time.
-- Dean Acheson
Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.
Persistence is to the character of man what carbon is to steel.
-- Napoleon Hill
Person Man, Person Man, hit on the head with a frying pan, lives his life in a garbage pan, Person Man. Is he depressed, or is he a mess? Does he feel totally wortheless? Who came up with person man? Degraded Man, Person Man.
Philosophy alone can boast (and perhaps it is no more than the boast of philosophy), that her gentle hand is able to eradicate from the human mind the latent and deadly principle of fanaticism.
-- Edward Gibbon
Philosophy: A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing.
-- Ambrose Bierce
Physician: One upon whom we set our hopes when ill and our dogs when well.
-- Ambrose Bierce
Piano teachers make liars out of all children.
Plan ahead: It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark!
Plans are nothing, planning is everything.
-- Dwight Eisenhower
Plant a little gossip and you will reap a harvest of regret.
Please don't ask me what the score is, I'm not even sure what the game is.
-- Ashley Brilliant
Please provide the date of your death.
Please understand there is no depression in this house and we are not interested in the possibilities of defeat. They do not exist.
-- Queen Victoria
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