Quotation Explorer - 'Folks'

Marriage. It's like a cultural hand-rail. It links folks to the past and guides them to the future. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
The truth is the kindest thing we can give folks in the end. - Harriet Beecher Stowe
I don't enjoy talking about what I am going to do. I prefer just letting folks just find out what I've done. - -Nanci McGraw
I crave for knowledge. I envy tolerant, peaceful folks. I am frightened by ignorance. I loathe violence. - tsegaye gebre medhin
Time for the weather report. It's cold out folks. Bonecrushing cold. The kind of cold which will wrench the spirit out of a young man, or forge it into steel. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
It's all bullshit, folks and it's bad for ya. - George Carlin
Finally- no more ruddy show for the folks back home. No pretending it's all beer and skittles and no one ever gets hurt.- Phoenix and Ashes - Mercedes Lacky
If I had a shiny gun I could have a world of fun Speeding bullets through the brains Of the folks that cause me pains :) - Dorothy Parker
In general there should be gay characters in YA because a) surprise, there are gay folks everywhere and b) in my opinion as a father, there’s not a damn thing wrong with my child encountering gay folks in her literature, because see point a). - John Scalzi
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues. - Abraham Lincoln
This is how deeply rooted stories are, folks. We crave them before we can walk, and we start telling them before we can talk. - Patrick Rothfuss
He was the oldest. When we left Kentucky, our folks told him to look after me. Didn't say a word to me. Wouldn't have occurred to them. - Micheal Punke
God must have a weird sense of values, and if there’s a Judgment Day, as some folks think, He’s going to have a lot to answer for. - Philip Appleman
Racism isn’t born, folks. It’s taught. I have a 2-year-old son. Know what he hates? Naps. End of list. - Dennis Leary 1992
It's funny how dogs and cats know the inside of folks better than other folks do, isn't it? - Eleanor H. Porter
As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron. - H.L. Mencken
Problems are part of life and within the obstacles it creates are brilliant miracles for the enduring folks. - Darmie Orem
Folks who never do more than their paid for, never get paid for any more than they do. - Elbert Hubbard
It is brutal. Only I never could see the sense in having folks look at your tombstone and say, 'He was a man who didn't believe in violence, He's a good man... and dead. - Louis L'Amour
Wouldn’t this old world be better If the folks we meet would say: ‘I know something good about you,’ And then treat us that way? - N. Eldon Tanner
On GOALSETTING: "I don't enjoy talking about what I am GOING to DO. I prefer to let folks find out what I've DONE. - Nanci McGraw
You go to school everyday. Folks who think they've learned everything they need to know are usually dumber than chickens. - Jodi Thomas
For some folks fate has set countless falls and a fewer loves. If they farewell faith, then, farewell their chance of lifelong happiness. - Darmie Orem
Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be. - Abraham Lincoln
I can't bring myself to watch yet another video, not because I don't care, but because we're all just a few videos away from becoming completely desensitized. The public execution of Black folks will never be normal. - Andrena Sawyer
Remember folks. Street lights timed for 35 mph are also timed for 70 mph.
Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. - Abraham Lincoln
Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folks have lent me. - Anatole France
It's who you is when folks knocks at the door of your heart what counts. Hide the past and it gives them what's jealous of you the power to bring you undone. - Bryce Courtenay
Life... is like a grapefruit. It's orange and squishy, and has a few pips in it, and some folks have half a one for breakfast. - Douglas Adams
Many folks describe arrogant people as jerks, idiots, creeps, and much worse. A person that treats you like you are stupid and says the only right way is their way even when it clearly is not is arrogant. They try to make up for their own lack of confidence by hammering away at others. - Stephen Richards
In life, you learned that not all white people are racist, not all black folks are criminals, let's admit it and love one another.. - Werley Nortreus
Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny. - Frank McKinney Hubbard
The author is still dead, folks!! - A. Cretan
Grandparents are extremely rich folks with silver in their hair and gold in their hearts. - Mamur Mustapha
That proves you are unusual," returned the Scarecrow; "and I am convinced that the only people worthy of consideration in this world are the unusual ones. For the common folks are like the leaves of a tree, and live and die unnoticed. - L. Frank Baum
I can't tell you why I was in love with her. People didn't require that much as they do now. Folks were expected to be civilized to one another, honest, and - and clear. You relied on people being what they said they were, because there was no other way to survive. - Toni Morrison
Life is like a blanket too short. You pull it up and your toes rebel, you yank it down and shivers meander about your shoulder; but cheerful folks manage to draw their knees up and pass a very comfortable night.
Folks in Irihs might not be as welcoming as they were here. Resentment lingers.''So we're going to be in danger.''No more than any other day of your life. - Ashley Capes, The Lost Mask
My God, these folks don't know how to love -- that's why they love so easily. - D.H. Lawrence
If folks don't like the way you look, they almost never take the time to find anything out about you. They just make up their own stories - Ann Haywood Leal
Most times when folks ask for advice, they already know what they should do. They just want to hear it from someone else. - Jeannette Walls (Author)
For most folks, no news is good news; for the press, good news is not news. - Gloria Borger
Folks never understand the folks they hate. - James Russell Lowell
The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them. - Kin Hubbard
I have found that it is the small everyday deed of ordinary folks that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love." ~ Gandalf (J. R. R. Tolkein ~ The Hobbit) - J.R.R. Tolkien
Child, if such folks awe you, then picture them on the lavatory, straining, constipated. They will at once seem small, pathetic, manageable." And she whispered to me a great, universal truth: "THE BOWELS ARE GREAT LEVELLERS. - Angela Carter
When you feel in your gut what you are and then dynamically pursue it - don't back down and don't give up - then you're going to mystify a lot of folks. - Bob Dylan
I realized up there that our planet is not infinite. It's fragile. That may not be obvious to a lot of folks, and it's tough that people are fighting each other here on Earth instead of trying to get together and live on this planet. We look pretty vulnerable in the darkness of space. - Alan Shepard
You've been told that you're broken, that you're damaged goods and should be labeled victims. I don't buy it. The truth, instead, is that you are the only folks with the skills, determination, and values to ensure American dominance in this chaotic world. - James Mattis
Someday when we're older, we'll learn who to trust. But heroes and saviors, can't save folks like us. - Kevin Dalton
The trouble with most folks isn't so much their ignorance. It's know'n so many things that ain't so. - Josh Billings
For every fatal shooting, there were roughly three non-fatal shootings. And, folks, this is unacceptable in America. - George W. Bush
There's folks 'ud stand on their heads and then say the fault was i' their boots. - George Eliot
Lots of folks want success without sacrifice. Life doesn't work that way. Be willing to pay the price for your dreams. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
They criticize me for harping on the obvious; if all the folks in the United States would do the few simple things they know they ought to do, most of our big problems would take care of themselves. - Calvin Coolidge
In the end, the end of a life only matters to friends, family, and other folks you used to know. For everyone else, it's just another end. - Gabrielle Zevin
Americans were folks who loved to profess peace-loving values, but who fought about everything. - Rinker Buck
Folks that blurt out just what they think wouldn't be so bad if they thought. - Kin Hubbard
The worst thing of all is standing by when folks are doing something wrong. - Kirby Larson
Folks who never do any more than they are paid for, never get paid more than they do. - Elbert Hubbard
Observing someone doesn't mean that you know them. Too many folks think they know you when they really don't know you. - Werley Nortreus
I'm not naive or innocent, and neither are you, folks! We all know, to win in politics, you can't just be on the right team, fighting for the right thing and wanting to do a little bit of good for your fellow citizens. You've also got to be able to afford to compete. - Radwan Chowdhury
Tying the little folks with the older folks is a great and powerful tool to preserve and to protect the family and the individual. - Alex Haley
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