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Quotes of the Day for 18 June 2003 – Two Kinds

One unrelenting characteristic of the human mind is to categorize the persons and events it encounters. Thus, there are countless jokes that start out "There are two kinds of people ...." It should come as no surprise that there are a number of serious quotes along the same lines.

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The quotes:

There are two kinds of people in the world - those who walk into a room and say, 'There you are!' - and those who say, 'Here I am!'
     - Abigail Van Buren

There are two kinds of people who never amount to much: those who cannot do what they are told, and those who can do nothing else.
     - Cyrus Curtis, 1850 - 1933

When it comes to the future, there are three kinds of people: those who let it happen, those who make it happen, and those who wonder what happened.
     - John M. Richardson, Jr

There are two kinds of people in the world: the Givers and the Takers. The difference between the two is that the Takers eat well, and the Givers sleep well at night.
     - Joy Mills

There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.
     - Laurence J. Peter

There are, broadly speaking, two kinds of workers in the world, the people who do all the work, and the people who think they do all the work. The latter class is generally the busiest, the former never have time to be busy.
     - Stella Benson


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