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We’ve collected the best Too Many People Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Skip Bayless, Phoebe Cates, Future, John Kennedy, Farley Mowat. Use them as an inspiration.

Too many people in charge at ESPN, for my taste, were a little too fearful. It’s a Disney network. There are just certain boundaries that you can’t even tiptoe along.
Too many people are buying gifts for themselves when they pick out a gift for a friend.
Phoebe Cates
When you mix a record that someone else is on, you’ve got to send it to them. They’ve got to like the mix, you got to like the mix, the producer‘s got to like the mix. Too many people are involved!
Too many people treat parenting like it’s the 20th item on their to-do list.
I write better in Cape Breton… too many people around in Ontario. Down there I meet all sorts of non-human people, but they don’t bother me, and I don’t feel I have to apologize on behalf of my species quite so often.
Farley Mowat
Too many people today know the price of everything and the value of nothing.
Everybody lives in a city, cause there’s not too many people in the small towns who can find work.
There are too many people coming out of school and heading into a life of nothing. They go straight on the dole or into crime.
I’ve never commercialized my music. I’ve seen that ruin too many people who think two-minute ditties are the answer.
Sometimes it’s easy for things get away from you, a little bit, if you have too many people coming in all the time, trying to put their mark on it. If something is successful, you don’t have to do that. All you have to do is keep doing what you’re doing, or have been doing.
I think too many people edit themselves way too soon. There’s plenty of time to edit, and it is a crucial part of it all, too.
If it’s nice out, I swim pretty much every day for about half an hour. I have a great pool; it’s very private and not too many people use it.
Yunjin Kim
In my living room – it’s probably going to be moved to my office soon because it freaks too many people out – I have a huge seven foot statue of ‘Seven of Nine’ of ‘Star Trek Voyager.’
Matthew Moy
I have seen too many people in my career think that there is some natural progression to life, with certain career milestones preceding whatever you may want in your personal life. Unfortunately, life doesn’t know it is supposed to follow a schedule.
For far too many people, the stigma around addiction prevents them from stepping forward for help.
I’m not comfortable being around too many people. I don’t like being out in public too much. I don’t like going to bars. I don’t like doing celebrity stuff. So most of the characters I play are people who don’t always feel comfortable beyond their small circle of friends.
Too many people take New York for granted. The primary reason is that history is not taught. That’s outrageous in a city where the past is still visible.
Obviously there are not too many people who get a chance to play in the Olympics in their hometown. That would be something special, but going into the summer you have to be realistic with yourself, and health-wise and motivation-wise you have to be willing to do what it takes.
Joe Sakic
We can celebrate the speed at which LGBT equality has progressed, but we also have to acknowledge that it wasn’t fast enough, because too many people didn’t get to experience it. We can never be too impatient.
I’m accustomed to Internet forums where rudeness and incivility are the rule, where too many people seem to take pride in their insults.
Bryan Burrough
People don’t contest that I’m British as a black man, but they do contest that I’m English. Too many people are going back to an ethnocentric idea of what being English means.
I understand human needs. I grew up where far too many people lived day to day without elemental needs like food and shelter.
We need to start seeing privacy as a commons – as some kind of a public good that can get depleted as too many people treat it carelessly or abandon it too eagerly. What is privacy for? This question needs an urgent answer.
I have a knack – and still do – where I can look at a guy and tell you if he’s going to draw you money or not. That’s very difficult to do. I haven‘t met too many people who can do that.
Too many people limit their happiness and success by assuming that taking time off from work will send a negative message to their manager and slow their career advancement.
If I did everything, I probably wouldn’t be here talking to you. There aren’t too many people who can actually double me, so I do most of my stunts though.
My family has been poor and working-class for generations. And we live – I live in this really small community in Southern Mississippi where you don’t evacuate, and you have never evacuated because there are too many people in your family to evacuate.
There’s nothing that irritates Americans more than the fact that some members of Congress think they are entitled to their own set of rules. And it’s true – too many people in Washington live in an alternate reality.
I have spent too long with too many people who have lost loved ones to healthcare-associated infections not to be determined to act on this. There is no tolerable level of preventable infections. The only acceptable strategy is a zero-tolerance strategy.
Too many people are waiting for Jesus to come along and cut your grass. And Jesus isn’t going to come along and cut your grass.
Bill Cosby
Too many people take the living experience too seriously.
Too many people spend money they haven’t earned to buy things they don’t want to impress people they don’t like.
This is the real problem feminism faces. Too many people are willfully ignorant about what the word means and what the movement aims to achieve.
I don’t know too many people because I stay at my house, I write songs, I go to the store.
Jules Shear
There’s too many people in the world.
Too many people in the modern world view poetry as a luxury, not a necessity like petrol. But to me it’s the oil of life.
John Betjeman
In the area of economic justice, we still have a long way to go. We have too many people who are discriminated against just because they happen to be black or they happen to be a woman or some other minority.
Because of media hype and woefully inadequate information, too many people nowadays are deathly afraid of their food, and what does fear of food do to the digestive system? I am sure that an unhappy or suspicious stomach, constricted and uneasy with worry, cannot digest properly.
With Metro Station, there were too many people trying to control us. That’s not the thing you should do with an artist, I think.
My plan was to land in Red Square, but there were too many people and I thought I’d cause casualties.
Mathias Rust
Way too many people believe Republicans are anti-immigrant, anti-woman, anti-science, anti-gay, anti-worker.
We keep score in life because it matters. It counts. It matters. Too many people opt out and never discover their own abilities because they fear failure. They don’t understand commitment.
Pat Summitt
I know the type of player I am so I don’t feel there’s too many people in the NFL that could really do what I’m capable of doing when the ball‘s in my hands.
I’ve never done anything but what I wanted to do with my life. I don’t think too many people can say that. I wrote the songs I wanted to write, for me. I had no idea that ‘American Pie‘ would relate to anybody.
Too many people get lost in the game of having a good time and being naive about things.
Steve Brown
Too many people think that economics is this subject that should wait until the university level. But it can’t wait that long.
There are too many people sympathetic to radical Islam. We should be looking at them more carefully and finding out how we can infiltrate them.
Too many people think life is a yellow brick road. We learned that hardships make you better and that you have to adapt to your surroundings. And then you understand.
I missed a lot of family weddings and funerals because we were out on the road and had these big gigs, and you can’t pull out of these gigs at the last minute because too many people are counting on it. It got to the point where I was consumed with that.
Too many people say to their brokers, I can’t deal with this. Take my money. Do what you want. That’s the worst attitude you can have.
I was looking for a name with an old English sound, very easy to pronounce in every language and easy to remember. At the beginning I used J. P. Tod’s, but then in 1999 it was shortened since too many people were asking who was Mr. J. P. Tod’s.
Blockchain is like the new big data or AI – too many people are using it as a buzzword and not focused solving a real problem. We like to call them Blockchain tourists!
We have got a – we’ve got a good federal work force, but we have too many people, and we’re paying them too much money.
I think too many people take life too seriously. I’m having a ball!
There are too many people that depend on me. I’m too obligated. I’m in too far to get out.
I really am opinionated, but not for long. I have found myself coming off of what I think of something because the guy I’m talking to makes better sense than I am. I have so many points of view, I can’t keep track of ’em, because I talk to too many people… I’m not so opinionated that I won’t budge.
I don’t know too many people who, when the TV announcer says, ‘Viewer discretion is advised‘, then turn the TV off. Those are code words for, ‘Turn the sound up; this is gonna be really good.’
Our broken immigration system has left too many people uncertain of whether they could be torn away from their homes, forced to leave their families, their communities, and their dreams behind.
There aren’t too many people out there who can start one of my books and not finish it. I don’t think too many writers can say that.
Joy Fielding
There’s too many people in seats of power who just haven’t got a clue what they’re doing. They’re bean counters, and it just pisses me off because consequently our kids go to see crap movies.
I think what’s wrong with too many people is they’re too reserved. They’re miserable, but they don’t want to talk about it.
Ninety percent of all music is always crap, and when too many people decide they’re going to have guitar bands, then ninety percent of them are going to be crap. It’s just a given law.
Too many people don’t protect their smartphones with a password or PIN. I anticipate that Apple‘s fingerprint reader will in fact make iPhone 5S owners more likely to secure their smartphones.
At a time when too many people want to separate us by building walls, we here in Michigan are going to get back to building bridges together.
I can play every position in the secondary. And I can do everything – help run support, traveling, covering whoever is out there, small guy, big guy. I can play any type of coverageblitz if I need to. There aren’t too many people who can do all of that.
The real problem with big issues like Medicare is that both parties have to be brave at the same time. Every pollster will tell you not to do that to get partisan advantage. Too many people here are willing to deliberately harm the country for partisan gain. That is borderline treason.
The world needs champions. Too many people still find the path to opportunity closed to them. Too many still find unnecessary obstacles to education, to housing, to the full and free exercise of the right to vote.
I live in a dumb house. Which is not to say that I don’t love its quirky charm, its drafty windows and leaky fireplaces and an electrical system that protests when too many people are trying to vacuum and microwave at the same time. But charm is not always user-friendly.
The good thing about having a hit record is you don’t need too many people. Because now your record is on fire, and I already have a great team around me, so why run to the labels?
Only in Britain could it be thought a defect to be too clever by half. The probability is that too many people are too stupid by three-quarters.
I’ve seen too many people who struggle financially who save thousands of dollars and go on a one year trip. And then they come back out of money, thirty years old, and back to living with their parents and saying ‘I’m back to getting any job possible to get more money for travel.’
No, it’s not easy as it seems sometimes, but hitting year 10 is definitely special because it’s not too many people that can do it, let alone do it at a high level.
Too many people are making images of war. If I want to see war, I’ll watch the news.
Many of us are inspired and are eager to get things done. But once too many people are involved, life becomes complicated. We are all social beings, so we have an innate urge to incorporate everyone‘s thoughts.
I’m a yes person. I’m too concerned with trying to make too many people happy.
Jorja Fox
Too many people are suffering from severe behavioral health and substance use issues on our streets, which puts a strain on our hospitals and our criminal justice system instead of treating the root cause.
I don’t want to write any more screenplays, I’ll tell you that right now. It’s a waste of time. You’ve got too many people who think they have the answer to a good screenplay and they don’t. No one knows.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
Too many people in the world associate democracy with their ability to go and buy more and more every year. I come from a country where it’s much more popular to remind people that democracy is available at every income level, and this is something which you need to protect.
Honestly, being a 5’11” quarterback, not too many people think that you can play in the National Football League. And so for me, you know, I knew that my height doesn’t define my skill set, you know? I believed in my talent. I believed in what God gave me. I believed in the knowledge that I have of the game.
I don’t get inspired by too many people because I like uniqueness. I’m a unique dude.
The Bronx, I remember, was a very poor neighborhood, but that was all that immigrants could afford at that time. Life was tough. I grew up – my father didn’t have a job, but there weren’t too many people who did have jobs.
If I feel like if there’s a few too many people on that path with me, then I want to jump off and find another one.
It has to be about more than punishment. We need to rehabilitate people. We lock up far too many people in America today. We lock them up as if locking them up is gonna solve the problem. And locking them up does not solve the problem. Did locking me up make me better? No, it did not. It made my struggle harder.
I have met too many people who are looking for work, worrying about their mortgage, uncertain about their health insurance, and doubting that things will get any better anytime soon. Not just concerned about the present, many of us are doubting the future.
Too many people chase dreams that they don’t understand. Too many people try to go for things that they’d like to do, but they’re not realistic enough to know they don’t have the talent.
Too many people looked to me in the eye and did not tell me the truth.
I’m not sure there are too many people who write what I write.
Not too many people draw black people as well as I do.
The biggest problem in our government is that even those people who are there that are good and well-intended, there’s too many people in positions to write legislation who have never experienced the challenges of regular people.
There are too many people coming to parks doing the wrong things. They treat the parks like popcorn playgrounds. They don’t understand what the national parks mean.
If too many people feel excluded from the system and cannot access its benefits, they will ultimately rebel against it.
Not too many people know what a pentathlon is or what’s involved, which is why visiting schools is good because they can learn about it at a young age and hopefully try it out.
Chloe Esposito
Obviously I’m not the greatest scorer in the world or the greatest shooter in the world, but I’m tough and rebounding is something that not too many people want to put the effort into doing.
I give Reiki, which is energy, but I don’t tell too many people that.
If you ask me what I think about going to work every day, it’s 9/11 and preventing another 9/11. There were too many people I knew.
I always get told by women that they would love a daughter-in-law like me. That’s big, because not too many people seem to want their son to marry an actress!
I remember my first time in the studio, I wasted like six hours. There were too many people in there. I was kind of shy.
The players should appreciate how lucky they are with the opportunities they’ve got, and they’ve got to get out there and maximise that. That’s what success is about and unfortunately in British tennis there are too many people over the years who haven’t maximised their potential.
The simple truth is that America is locking up too many people, for too long, and spending too much money on them.
There are probably already too many people on the planet.
Too many people just eat to consume calories. Try dining for a change.
John Walters
Our country deserves a party that isn’t afraid to say immigration is a good thing, or to say that Donald Trump is racist, or to admit that we have an economic system that is fundamentally broken for too many people and is breaking our planet too.
It’s not too many people who play the game harder than me.
We are more dependent on science and engineering than at any other time in history. However, there is plenty of evidence that far too many people are scientifically illiterate, often having been put off science at school.
Too many people don’t look at things objectively and try to see the facts; they instead look at them through their partisan lenses and try to figure out how to twist or spin them to fit their own ‘side.’
Too many people measure how successful they are by how much money they make or the people that they associate with. In my opinion, true success should be measured by how happy you are.
Too many people in Washington care about power institutions, not caring about changing the lives of everyday Americans.
I fell for my own hype. I had too many people saying I couldn’t be beat, and I actually fell for it.
Everybody’s scared for their ass. There aren’t too many people ready to die for racism. They’ll kill for racism but they won’t die for racism.
Florynce Kennedy
It’s funny: not too many people used to think that Brittany was a culinary treasure, but there’s such amazing stuff. Beef and pork, of course, but the seafood! The food there is kind of wonderful.
I don’t like people; I don’t let too many people into my life.
The Dream Act as it’s been written originally is too broad, to be honest. It basically would apply to too many people.
I’m not mad about movies, there are too many people involved in the making of them, and they lack a definitive creative focus.
I haven’t met too many people that don’t intend to have a fulfilling life. High-achievers, however, end up allocating their resources in a way that seriously undermines their intended strategy.
Too many people will die needlessly if we go back to letting people buy junk insurance or insurance that doesn’t help people with diseases related to mental illness.
We live and die by Lions Only because not too many people can go through the struggle of life the way my brother and I have and still be on top and make it as far as we are making it right now.
Not too many people in America know about me, but all of Europe knows about me.
Sun Ra
Here we will solve with laws and dollars, problems that too many people around the world still must solve with violence and civil war.
I don’t want to go into a marriage just because of my age – too many people make that mistake. But of course I’d like to be married one day – I dream of having children because I adore kids so, so much.
We live in an increasingly sophisticated world that makes it difficult to make simple comments on stuff. There are too many people on both sides of the border who are taking advantage of circumstances and the situation.
Too many people say they want someone extraordinary in their lives but they aren’t extraordinary themselves.
Ain’t nobody gonna come from where I come from, keep it real as I did and make it with the local Detroit sound that has never made it in the industry before. Where I’m going, I don’t feel like too many people from my city are going to blaze this trail.
Not too many people know that I sing.
Nigel Farage has persuaded too many people that we have lost control of our borders.
I got into writing music when I was, like, 14 or 15. It was a very private thing for me because I used it as an outlet and emotional release. I kept it very close to myself and didn’t tell too many people about it.
I just see too many people retire and say, ‘I’m going to take off, travel, spend time with my family’ and they are just miserable. They end up dying. People who work and stay active, and like what they are doing, live longer.
Too many people dwell on the past: the thing is to get on with life.
Zarin Mehta
I have never seen a ghost. But yes, I believe because I know too many people who have had experiences. When I lived in Notting Hill, I shared a flat with a mate who was convinced that there was a presence in our house.
Marsha Thomason
Too many people have lost their lives, particularly in the African-American community, for the right to vote. I stand in their shadows and I am standing on their shoulders.
I’ve always tried to stay away from doing remixes to songs that were popular, because too many people do that. But that’s something the fans want to hear, me over those type of beats. So I do it for them.
Joyner Lucas
There are too many people around keeping me grounded to go off the rails. I’m my own person.
Naomi Scott
I am worried that algorithms are getting too prominent in the world. It started out that computer scientists were worried nobody was listening to us. Now I’m worried that too many people are listening.
Don’t think because I’m a positive dude, I’m going to always say something nice. If you come at me crooked, one too many times or if too many people came at me crooked too many times in a row, then they’re going to get it. I don’t always exercise that self control and I don’t regret it either.
It is true that too many people are not getting a fair opportunity to get ahead. We must find ways to help them move up the economic ladder, and everyone – business, government, and nonprofits – needs to play a role.
I think that Batman loses his efficacy and mythology if he’s got too many people around him. That’s what the Justice League is for, you know what I mean?
You don’t see too many people on a farm. I didn’t grow up dealing with a lot of people.
I think too many people in Hollywood perhaps fail to make a distinction between the political side of Israel and the notion of the country. And they can be separate things.
For me, a big part of anxiety and depression was not knowing how to say ‘no’ and wanting to please too many people… part of this process is learning to draw the line and slow down.
I love doing stand-up. It’s so self-contained – you go there, you do it, you go home – but with telly, there are too many people involved with it with opinions. You have a product, and everyone wants to change it.
It evolved out of the idea to make a kids TV show. And it actually turned out to be a bit dull and a bit regulated and too many people looking over your shoulder and it wasn’t really.
Dave Rowntree
You do get to a certain point in life where you have to realistically, I think, understand that the days are getting shorter, and you can’t put things off thinking you’ll get to them someday. If you really want to do them, you better do them. There are simply too many people getting sick, and sooner or later you will.
Too many people use abortion as a form of birth control. And that’s very wrong. I could never, ever have an abortion.
Faced with stress, too many people feel they have nowhere to turn to, that they don’t have access to the kind of friendships or communities where they can easily and openly share their problems and worries.
I used to get a sort of sociophobia, and I still get it sometimes these days when I’m in a confined space with too many people. It’s not like I freak out or anything, it’s just that I’m far more comfortable in my own company sometimes than being surrounded by one thousand strangers.
I love my garden. I love my privacy. I’m very fierce about it. I try not to let too many people into my home. That’s my private place.
If Iraq and Afghanistan have taught us anything in recent history, it is the unpredictability of war and that these things are easier to get into than to get out of, and, frankly, the facile way in which too many people talk about, ‘Well, let’s just go attack them.’
Not too many people have my story. And this is my story: A guy goes from unknown to a Heisman Trophy finalist. He gets kicked out of school. He absolutely rebounds himself. He becomes a millionaire. He’s taking care of his family. And then he’s getting injured.
Too many people asking too many questions in tennis. Golf is better.
I think there has been a lack of full cooperation from too many people in the Muslim community.
It’s crucial we make the case for institutions like Nato and the E.U. as foundations for the peace and prosperity we have enjoyed for decades – and which too many people appear to take for granted.
To leave in search of yourself, of your real needs, is easier when you don’t have to justify yourself to anyone, when there are not too many people bestowing you their attention.
When you have too many people and you’re trying to satisfy everybody‘s input, you usually end up with something so incredibly generic that it has no point of view.
Too many people struggled, suffered, and died to make it possible for every American to exercise their right to vote.
I don’t like going out. I hate clubs. I hate being around too many people. I love my home and staying in bed and watchingDancing With the Stars‘ or reading a Danielle Steel novel.
I like L.A., but it’s just too many people in the same business everywhere you go. You lose perspective.
The world’s problem is not too many people, but lack of political and economic freedom.
Julian Lincoln Simon
I didn’t know too many people in life, not just in sports but in life, that were vegan, so it was something that I had to educate myself on fully before I could, one, do it myself, and, two, talk to others about it.
Far too many people believe that they are owed some kind of ‘safe space’ from opposing ideas, and the fact is, that just isn’t true – and we shouldn’t allow people to say that it is true without correcting them.
Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.