Society Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Society

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I think this society suffers so much from too much freedom, too many rights that allow people to be irresponsible.
~By Boyd Rice ~


Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture.
~By Amos Bronson Alcott ~


Although my book is banned I am still allowed to go to China and travel. There is no longer the kind of control that Mao used to have-there have been deep fundamental changes in society.
~By Jung Chang ~


Rude contact with facts chased my visions and dreams quickly away, and in their stead I beheld the horrors, the corruption, the evils and hypocrisy of society, and as I stood among them, a young wife, a great wail of agony went out from my soul.
~By Victoria Woodhull ~


Immigrants are people who leave one country, one society, and move to another society. But there has to be a recipient society to which the immigrants move.
~By Samuel P. Huntington ~


What we call a democratic society might be defined for certain purposes as one in which the majority is always prepared to put down a revolutionary minority.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


I used to be a discipline problem, which caused me embarrassment until I realized that being a discipline problem in a racist society is sometimes an honor.
~By Ishmael Reed ~


The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.
~By John W. Gardner ~


You couldn't have human society without language.
~By John M. Smith ~


As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city. Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means.
~By Albert Camus ~


Only weeks after Oslo began, when nearly all the world and most of Israel was drunk with the idea of peace, I argued that a Palestinian society not constrained by democratic norms would be a fear society that would pose a grave threat to Israel.
~By Natan Sharansky ~


In my opinion, further consideration of those views will help us find a way out of the current impasse, and reveal to us the kinds of buildings and cities required by the informational society.
~By Kenzo Tange ~


It is obvious, moreover, that the formation of price in capitalist society must differ from the formation of price in social conditions based upon the simple production of commodities.
~By Rudolf Hiferding ~


Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt.
~By Shirley Chisholm ~


The violence in society, I'm afraid, is perpetrated by the people at the top.
~By Rob Walton ~


The problem of how we finance the welfare state should not obscure a separate issue: if each person thinks he has an inalienable right to welfare, no matter what happens to the world, that's not equity, it's just creating a society where you can't ask anything of people.
~By Jacques Delors ~


If you wish to appear agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many things which you know already.
~By Johann Kaspar Lavater ~


In our society, daily experience teaches the individual to want and need a never-ending supply of new toys and drugs.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


Unfortunately, this is a free society, and we're gonna have people with trucks, and people with bombs.
~By Greta Van Susteren ~


The single most important factor in determining America's success in the 21st century will be maintaining our ability to be an innovative and creative society.
~By Ron Kind ~


The labor of women in the house, certainly, enables men to produce more wealth than they otherwise could; and in this way women are economic factors in society. But so are horses.
~By Charlotte Perkins Gilman ~


Society cares for the individual only so far as he is profitable.
~By Simone de Beauvoir ~


If our society continues to support basic research on how living organisms function, it is likely that my great grandchildren will be spared the agony of losing family members to most types of cancer.
~By Paul D. Boyer ~


The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


Before a group can enter the open society, it must first close ranks.
~By Stokely Carmichael ~


There were people who said the Society of Cincinnati in the American revolution, of which George Washington was one of the shining lights, was a branch of the Illuminati.
~By Carroll Quigley ~


There was a village watercolour society and they'd come and paint in my field. I watched them from the window, the way they would struggle this way and that to find the perfect moment. God has made every angle on that beautiful, and I felt that tremendously.
~By Nicolas Roeg ~


Can someone within that society walk into the town square and say what they want without fear of being punished for his or her views? If so, then that society is a free society. If not, it is a fear society.
~By Natan Sharansky ~


A great revolution in just one single individual will help achieve a change in the destiny of a society and, further, will enable a change in the destiny of humankind.
~By Daisaku Ikeda ~


We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


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 ~


No one should suffer from the great delusion that any form of communism or socialism which promotes the dictatorship of the few instead of the initiative of the millions can produce a happier or more prosperous society.
~By Charles E. Wilson ~


Internationalism is a social and political theory, a certain concept of how human society ought to be organized, and in particular a concept of how the nations ought to organize their mutual relations.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


In a multi-racial society, trust, understanding and tolerance are the cornerstones of peace and order.
~By Kamisese Mara ~


Moreover, only a strong and united scientific opinion imposing the intrinsic value of scientific progress on society at large can elicit the support of scientific inquiry by the general public.
~By Michael Polanyi ~


Courts of law, and all the paraphernalia and folly of law cannot be found in a rational state of society.
~By Robert Owen ~


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 ~


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 ~


In our open society, we are inclined to give to the less fortunate for the pure goodness of giving. We open our home to those who are alone on this holiday to spread some warmth into the life of another.
~By Jeff Miller ~


There is also work to do in the evolution of a stable family life and values, and in ensuring that the Nigerian family is built on core values that will form the bedrock of the future society. We must showcase the ideals of family life and be models of family values.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


We live in a very dysfunctional society, and this is a very, very dysfunctional Administration.
~By Martin Sheen ~


The first internal relation that is essential to a secret society is the reciprocal confidence of its members.
~By Georg Simmel ~


Women are the real architects of society.
~By Cher ~


We are all murderers and prostitutes - no matter to what culture, society, class, nation one belongs, no matter how normal, moral, or mature, one takes oneself to be.
~By R. D. Laing ~


American society will never completely understand the true meaning of equality.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


I am sure it must be true that people opt out of the mainstream society because they feel that there are going to be no rewards for them, if they stay.
~By Mary Douglas ~


I think there's a time in your life where you don't feel like you fit in. I think everyone has that when you're a teenager, especially, and especially in the society we live in.
~By Matthew Vaughn ~


The function of the press in society is to inform, but its role in society is to make money.
~By A. J. Liebling ~


This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possessions for ourselves and our nearest friends, is insatiable, perpetual, universal, and directly destructive of society.
~By David Hume ~


Even if one is interested only in one's own society, which is one's prerogative, one can understand that society much better by comparing it with others.
~By Peter L. Berger ~


Women with money and women in power are two uncomfortable ideas in our society.
~By Candace Bushnell ~


Princes and governments are far more dangerous than other elements within society.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


Those who suffer are not those at the top, but are the less privileged members of society.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


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 ~


If you want to know who is being hurt in this society, go see what is being done and to whom in pornography and then go look for them other places in the world.
~By Catharine MacKinnon ~


Bankers - pillars of society who are going to hell if there is a God and He has been accurately quoted.
~By John Ralston Saul ~


If you think of movie studio executives, say, as society, then I root for the independent producers.
~By Donald E. Westlake ~


I feel like sometimes that I was not meant for this society.
~By Mike Tyson ~


What makes me angry? The education of children. How in God's name can you expect to have a functioning society the way we teach our kids?
~By Kathleen Turner ~


I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper and the old men and old women warmer in the winter and happier in the summer.
~By Brendan Behan ~


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


But in the end, in the end one is alone. We are all of us alone. I mean I'm told these days we have to consider ourselves as being in society... but in the end one knows one is alone, that one lives at the heart of a solitude.
~By Harold Bloom ~


Banks are an almost irresistible attraction for that element of our society which seeks unearned money.
~By J. Edgar Hoover ~


It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
~By Isaac Asimov ~


After the revolution, it might very well remain necessary to place people where they could not do harm to others. But the one under restraint should be cut off from the rest of society as little as possible.
~By Barbara Deming ~


He who negates present society, and seeks social conditions based on the sharing of property, is a revolutionary whether he calls himself an anarchist or a communist.
~By Johann Most ~


The very idea of marriage is basic to recognition as equals in our society; any status short of that is inferior, unjust, and unconstitutional.
~By Ted Olson ~


A middle class is so important to a society that its value cannot be overestimated.
~By Eliot Engel ~


It does not seem that the contradiction which exists between the aristocratic function of art and the democratic structure of modern society can ever be resolved.
~By Herbert Read ~


Many thousands of youth have been deprived of the benefit of education thereby, their morals ruined, and talents irretrievably lost to society, for want of cultivation: while two parties have been idly contending who should bestow it.
~By Joseph Lancaster ~


Tolerance is the price we pay for living in a free, pluralistic society.
~By Robert Casey ~


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 ~


Propaganda in the ordinary sense of the term plays a less important part in a consumer society, where people greet all official pronouncements with suspicion.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


The human being is in the most literal sense a political animal, not merely a gregarious animal, but an animal which can individuate itself only in the midst of society.
~By Karl Marx ~


My main point in this regard was to compete for my country and my people and to receive the support of the entire Cuban society, to carry my flag in whatever competition I was in, the Olympic Games, Pan-American Games.
~By Alberto Juantorena ~


A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
~By William Ralph Inge ~


It has to be real, and I think a lot of the problems we have as a society is because we don't acknowledge that family is important, and it has to be people who are present, you know, and mothers and fathers, both are not present enough with children.
~By James Earl Jones ~


One does, after all, take on many of the givens of a society when one takes on its language.
~By Alma Guillermoprieto ~


Freedom of the press is not an end in itself but a means to the end of achieving a free society.
~By Felix Frankfurter ~


American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it.
~By Henry B. Adams ~


Art is the close scrutiny of reality and therefore I put on the stage only those things that I know happen in our society.
~By Edward Bond ~


Measures must always in a progressive society be held superior to men, who are after all imperfect instruments, working for their fulfilment.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


If the economy becomes disembodied from society it can only lead to disaster.
~By Susan George ~


Libel actions, when we look at them in perspective, are an ornament of a civilized society. They have replaced, after all, at least in most cases, a resort to weapons in defense of a reputation.
~By Henry Anatole Grunwald ~


So in one leap we had gone from being a friendly society to something almost professional.
~By Neville Marriner ~


We are trying to remake Vietnamese society, a task which certainly cannot be accomplished by force and which probably cannot be accomplished by any means available to outsiders.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


I have spent all my life under a Communist regime, and I will tell you that a society without any objective legal scale is a terrible one indeed. But a society with no other scale but the legal one is not quite worthy of man either.
~By Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn ~


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


Don't worry, don't worry. Look at the Astors and the Vanderbilts, all those big society people. They were the worst thieves - and now look at them. It's just a matter of time.
~By Meyer Lansky ~


Schools and libraries are the twin cornerstones of a civilized society. Libraries are only good if people use them, like books only exist when someone reads them.
~By Nicholas Meyer ~


There's something about being with a group of people who become like family that must be needed in society.
~By Jacqueline Bisset ~


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 ~


We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking about what is best for society.
~By Hillary Clinton ~


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 ~


To me, a painter, if not the most useful, is the least harmful member of our society.
~By Man Ray ~


And there isn't any way that one can get rid of the guilt of having a nice body by saying that one can serve society with it, because that would end up with oneself as what? There simply doesn't seem to be any moral place for flesh.
~By Margaret Drabble ~


I believe that the will of the people is resolved by a strong leadership. Even in a democratic society, events depend on a strong leadership with a strong power of persuasion, and not on the opinion of the masses.
~By Yitzhak Shamir ~


My decision to register women confirms what is already obvious throughout our society-that women are now providing all types of skills in every profession. The military should be no exception.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


No matter what a woman's appearance may be, it will be used to undermine what she is saying and taken to individualize - as her personal problem - observations she makes about the beauty myth in society.
~By Naomi Wolf ~


Just in our lifetime our society has become looser and more private, it becomes extremely difficult to hold to any permanent commitment whatever, least of all to organized religion.
~By Mary Douglas ~

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