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That a society controls, to a greater or lesser extent, the behavior of its members is a universal; but the methods, the particulars of that control, vary from one culture to another.
~By Kenneth L. Pike ~


The society based on production is only productive, not creative.
~By Albert Camus ~


In every interview I have ever read or seen or taken part in, the final question in our future-oriented society is always, What next?
~By Jessica Savitch ~


The Constitution, as originally drawn, made no reference to the fact that all Americans wre considered equal members of society.
~By Constance Baker Motley ~


The important thing for the survival of the Thai society is that the majority of those who work, both in the government and the private sector, still strive to work in the same direction; this is why the Thai nation still stands.
~By Bhumibol Adulyadej ~


Relativism should be confronted where it damages fundamental human rights, because we're not relativists if we believe that the human being should be at the centre of society and the rights of every human being should be respected.
~By Rocco Buttiglione ~


I insist that there is nothing sacred in the life of an invader, and there is no valid principle of human society that forbids the invaded to protect themselves in whatever way they can.
~By Benjamin Tucker ~


The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society.
~By Edward Bernays ~


Sex is the mysticism of materialism and the only possible religion in a materialistic society.
~By Malcolm Muggeridge ~


All prisons that have existed in our society to date put people away as no human being should ever be put away.
~By Barbara Deming ~


For the larger interest of humanity, Islamic society presents the safest place on this planet.
~By Jermaine Jackson ~


The imaginations which people have of one another are the solid facts of society.
~By Charles Horton Cooley ~


The very word 'secrecy' is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths, and to secret proceedings.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


The current neglect of the problem can only irritate this deplorable state of affairs. The Black Muslims should constitute a warning to our society, a warning that must be heeded if we are to preserve the society.
~By Andrew Goodman ~


The path towards a free society has not been simple. There are tragic and glorious pages in our history.
~By Vladimir Putin ~


To assert in any case that a man must be absolutely cut off from society because he is absolutely evil amounts to saying that society is absolutely good, and no-one in his right mind will believe this today.
~By Albert Camus ~


We still have tremendous work ahead of us to ensure that women have equal opportunities in the workplace and in our society.
~By Blanche Lincoln ~


If you grow up in the South Bronx today or in south-central Los Angeles or Pittsburgh or Philadelphia, you quickly come to understand that you have been set apart and that there's no will in this society to bring you back into the mainstream.
~By Jonathan Kozol ~


What I do deny is that you can build any enduring society without some such mystical ethos.
~By Herbert Read ~


If we wish to preserve a free society, it is essential that we recognize that the desirability of a particular object is not sufficient justification for the use of coercion.
~By Friedrich August von Hayek ~


The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity.
~By Rollo May ~


Alabama citizens, like the vast majority of Americans, respect and value the meaning of decency, and appreciate public institutions that reflect the common values of our society.
~By Mike Rogers ~


The kind of society which we still have is maybe, in some cases, getting worse. Competition is becoming a virtue. Intense competition drives people to go more and more into self-interest. Even to see other folks as competition.
~By Major Owens ~


I'm 23 years old. I might just be my mother's child, but in all reality, I'm everybody's child. Nobody raised me; I was raised in this society.
~By Tupac Shakur ~


It is time for the world, the hemisphere and the region to make sure that relevant institutions of civil society and relevant laws are embedded in the mechanisms of governance.
~By Baldwin Spencer ~


All you now do is pursue your private objectives within society. Instead of us being a community, everybody is asked to seek their own personal ends. It's called competition. And competition is antagonism.
~By Edward Bond ~


Attention-deficit disorders seem to abound in modern society, and we don't know the cause.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


It's not just the effect of technology on the environment, on religion, on the economic structure, on society, on politics, etc. It's that everything now exists in technology to the point where technology is the new and comprehensive host of nature of life.
~By Godfrey Reggio ~


Writing is a solitary occupation. Family, friends, and society are the natural enemies of the writer. He must be alone, uninterrupted, and slightly savage if he is to sustain and complete an undertaking.
~By Jessamyn West ~


The only reality is our society, and I mean this seriously, Western Society is a very sick society.
~By Rob Walton ~


Every society, all government, and every kind of civil compact therefore, is or ought to be, calculated for the general good and safety of the community.
~By George Mason ~


There are relatively few role models for young people. We are in a society that is ruled by men.
~By Catherine Deneuve ~


A brain is a society of very small, simple modules that cannot be said to be thinking, that are not smart in themselves. But when you have a network of them together, out of that arises a kind of smartness.
~By Kevin Kelly ~


As society advances the standard of poverty rises.
~By Theodore Parker ~


Since achieving their independence in 1992, the people of Croatia have built a democratic society based on the rule of law, respect for human rights, and a free market economy.
~By Elton Gallegly ~


Certainly I get a lot personally out of it as well, there's the recognition and things like that but mostly I try to take that as an opportunity to explain why I hope we could see more projects like Apache out there and why it's a good thing for society.
~By Brian Behlendorf ~


In Europe the various ranks of society are, like the strata of the earth, fixed and fossilized. There can be no great change without a terrible upheaval, a social earthquake.
~By Josiah Strong ~


Western society has many flaws, and it is good for an educated person to have thought some of these through, even at the expense of losing a lecture or two to tear gas.
~By Robert B. Laughlin ~


Virtually every civilized society today holds sacred the right to peaceably bury their dead.
~By Mike Schmidt ~


The territorial state is such an ancient form of society - here in Europe it dates back thousands of years - that it is now protected by the sanctity of age and the glory of tradition. A strong religious feeling mingles with the respect and the devotion to the fatherland.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


When a man has done his best, has given his all, and in the process supplied the needs of his family and his society, that man has made a habit of succeeding.
~By Mack R. Douglas ~


Society needs to condemn a little more and understand a little less.
~By John Major ~


Religion enabled society to organise itself to debate goodness, just as Greek drama had once done.
~By Edward Bond ~


Civilized society is perpetually menaced with disintegration through this primary hostility of men towards one another.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


Chastity is the cement of civilization and progress. Without it there is no stability in society, and without it one cannot attain the Science of Life.
~By Mary Baker Eddy ~


Men who are scandalized at the lack of freedom in Russia do not ask themselves how real is liberty among the poor, the weak, and the ignorant in capitalist society.
~By Emily Greene Balch ~


What can you say about a society that says that God is dead and Elvis is alive?
~By Irv Kupcinet ~


The happiness of society is the end of government.
~By John Adams ~


Religion did not exist for the saving of souls but for the preservation and welfare of society, and in all that was necessary to this end every man had to take his part, or break with the domestic and political community to which he belonged.
~By William Robertson Smith ~


But the development of human society does not go straight forward; and the epic process will therefore be a recurring process, the series a recurring series - though not in exact repetition.
~By Lascelles Abercrombie ~


Marx, as we have seen, solved it by declaring capital to be a different thing from product, and maintaining that it belonged to society and should be seized by society and employed for the benefit of all alike.
~By Benjamin Tucker ~


If society fits you comfortably enough, you call it freedom.
~By Robert Frost ~


The townspeople outside the reservations had a very superior attitude toward Indians, which was kind of funny, because they weren't very wealthy; they were on the fringes of society themselves.
~By James Welch ~


However, please allow me to say that the fundamental style of my writing has been to start from my personal matters and then to link it up with society, the state and the world.
~By Kenzaburo Oe ~


The big question society will have to answer is whether it wants computers thinking like humans.
~By David Smith ~


Conservatism is a hard choice for a society that has become accustomed to big government and big entitlements promoted by liberals.
~By Jesse Helms ~


Diversity in the world is a basic characteristic of human society, and also the key condition for a lively and dynamic world as we see today.
~By Jinato Hu ~


Normal social behavior requires that we be able to recognize identities in spite of change. Unless we can do so, there can be no human society as we know it.
~By Kenneth L. Pike ~


The Supreme Court's only armor is the cloak of public trust; its sole ammunition, the collective hopes of our society.
~By Irving R. Kaufman ~


It would be a pity if, frustrated by the price of travel, we elected to become a society that never made contact, that never gave SETI a fair chance.
~By Barney Oliver ~


There couldn't be a society of people who didn't dream. They'd be dead in two weeks.
~By William S. Burroughs ~


Technology determines the possibilities of society. It doesn't matter whether you start out from a fascist state or a communist state or a free-market state.
~By Iain Banks ~


French women have been made beautiful by the French people - they're very aware of their bodies, the way they move and speak, they're very confident of their sexuality. French society's made them like that.
~By Charlotte Rampling ~


Such manifestations I account as representing the creative leadership of the new forces of thought and appreciation which attend changes in technological pattern and therefore of the pattern of human relationships in society.
~By John Grierson ~


It is vain to expect a well-balanced government without a well-balanced society.
~By Gideon Welles ~


Over the past few years, many of us have increasingly begun to question the direction and meaning of our society as it has developed over the past several centuries.
~By Alex Campbell ~


The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free. First, society begins by trying to beat you up. If this fails, they try to poison you. If this fails too, the finish by loading honors on your head.
~By Jean Cocteau ~


A person's worth is quite independent of their usefulness to society.
~By Kjell Magne Bondevik ~


Moreover, there is an unearned increment on capital and on labor, due to the presence, around the capitalist and the laborer, of a great, industrious, and prosperous society.
~By William Graham Sumner ~


Though neglectful of their responsibility to protect science, scientists are increasingly aware of their responsibility to society.
~By John Charles Polanyi ~


The idea of the peace movement and of people who spent their entire lives trying to have a more egalitarian, just society, suddenly became swamped by the record industry, by the new rock and roll culture, and by the idea of not trusting anyone over thirty.
~By David Amram ~


Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
~By Brian Tracy ~


No one would talk much in society if they knew how often they misunderstood others.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


The whole system of society tells you what to do.
~By Barry White ~


Taxation is the price we pay for failing to build a civilized society. The higher the tax level, the greater the failure. A centrally planned totalitarian state represents a complete defeat for the civilized world, while a totally voluntary society represents its ultimate success.
~By Mark Skousen ~


I did it to myself. It wasn't society... it wasn't a pusher, it wasn't being blind or being black or being poor. It was all my doing.
~By Ray Charles ~


We have entered an age in which education is not just a luxury permitting some men an advantage over others. It has become a necessity without which a person is defenseless in this complex, industrialized society. We have truly entered the century of the educated man.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


So, one of the things I was doing with the aliens in The Quiet Invasion was creating that advanced society which had ideas about morality and proper use of natural resources that were radically different from ours, as the Europeans were from the American Indians.
~By Sarah Zettel ~


The people currently in charge have forgotten the first principle of an open society, namely that we may be wrong and that there has to be free discussion. That it's possible to be opposed to the policies without being unpatriotic.
~By George Soros ~


A free economy is as essential to society as democratic political institutions. A strong market-based economy is the fertile ground for democratic freedoms that we think are important.
~By Lee R. Raymond ~


Society can exist only on the basis that there is some amount of polished lying and that no one says exactly what he thinks.
~By Lin Yutang ~


We have an open society. No one will come and take me away for saying what I am saying. But they don't have to, if they can control how many people hear it. And that's how they do it.
~By Jackson Browne ~


The technological breakthrough of the World Wide Web has been enormously beneficial to society.
~By Mike Fitzpatrick ~


Acting is easy and fun. You earn a lot of money, and you bang out with girls. The profession is given tremendous significance within our society, but it's not really worthy of it.
~By James Spader ~


Remember and help America remember that the fellowship of human beings is more important than the fellowship of race and class and gender in a democratic society.
~By Marian Wright Edelman ~


Existentialism is about being a saint without God; being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or society.
~By Anita Brookner ~


Property is not the sacred right. When a rich man becomes poor it is a misfortune, it is not a moral evil. When a poor man becomes destitute, it is a moral evil, teeming with consequences and injurious to society and morality.
~By Lord Acton ~


This is actually a very important principle that science is learning about large systems like evolution and that futurists are learning about anticipating human society: just because a future scenario is plausible doesn't mean we can get there from here.
~By Kevin Kelly ~


The proletarian woman fights hand in hand with the man of her class against capitalist society.
~By Clara Zetkin ~


Australia integrated the - brought on the ships and unleashed in the society the dogs of sectarianism, which had existed in other places - in Glasgow, in Liverpool and of course in Ireland, north and south.
~By Thomas Keneally ~


I wished to go completely outside and to make a symbolic start for my enterprise of regenerating the life of humankind within the body of society and to prepare a positive future in this context.
~By Joseph Beuys ~


There are a great many men valued in society who have nothing to recommend them but serviceable vices.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.
~By W. H. Auden ~


The permissive society has been allowed to become a dirty phrase. A better phrase is the civilised society.
~By Roy Jenkins ~


What's done to children, they will do to society.
~By Karl A. Menninger ~


The basic thing nobody asks is why do people take drugs of any sort? Why do we have these accessories to normal living to live? I mean, is there something wrong with society that's making us so pressurized, that we cannot live without guarding ourselves against it?
~By John Lennon ~


My foundations support people in the country who care about an open society. It's their work that I'm supporting. So it's not me doing it. But I can empower them. I can support them, and I can help them.
~By George Soros ~


I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance.
~By Ruben Blades ~


It is incontestable and deplorable that Negroes have committed crimes; but they are derivative crimes. They are born of the greater crimes of the white society.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


The human imagination has already come to conceive the possibility of recreating human society.
~By Edmund Wilson ~

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