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The more equality women have, the fairer, more civilized and tolerant society will be. Sexual equality is a lot more effective against terrorism than military strength.
~By Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero ~


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


How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young?
~By Paul Sweeney ~


Women do feel like they're in a box. Society, Hollywood, some men-they want to wrap women up in a neat little package.
~By Sherilyn Fenn ~


The central conservative truth is that it is culture, not politics, that determines the success of a society. The central liberal truth is that politics can change a culture and save it from itself.
~By Daniel Patrick Moynihan ~


Many of the contradictions in Postmodern art come from the fact that we're trying to be artists in a democratic society. This is because in a democracy, the ideal is compromise. In art, it isn't.
~By Brad Holland ~


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 ~


Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man's life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.
~By B. R. Ambedkar ~


But the truth of the matter is, we're an open society, we want to remain an open society, and there will continue to be vulnerability. That's why we have to meet the threats when they are not yet taking place on our territory and on our soil.
~By Condoleezza Rice ~


The business of a scientific school is the dissemination of useful knowledge, and this is a noble enterprise and indispensable withal; society can not exist unless it goes on.
~By Albert J. Nock ~


People who know what is good for other people all the time are as big a menace in our society as the capitalists.
~By May Hobbs ~


Exclusiveness in a garden is a mistake as great as it is in society.
~By Alfred Austin ~


The negative side of football. The negative side of our society. People sometimes go to football and bring to it the negative aspects of our society.
~By Jose Mourinho ~


It should seem, then, that the nature of society dictates another, a higher branch, whose superiority arises from its being the interested and natural conservator of the universal interest.
~By Ezra Stiles ~


No society lies nearer to the cyclonic path of the forces of world change than the United States, and few societies are more intellectually aware of the nature of the issues that have to be faced.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
~By Frederick Douglass ~


Mr. Speaker, we have reached a point in history where some have forgotten that it is the family, not the government, that is the fundamental building block of our society.
~By Jim Ryun ~


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


More than anything else, we need in this society the opportunity for people to tell us what they think without being told that they're either dumb, or stupid, or uninformed.
~By Brian Lamb ~


Our civilization has evolved through the continuous adjustment of society to the stimulus of new knowledge.
~By John Boyd Orr ~


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


Putting women in military combat is the cutting edge of the feminist goal to force us into an androgynous society.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


Society, being codified by man, decrees that woman is inferior; she can do away with this inferiority only by destroying the male's superiority.
~By Simone de Beauvoir ~


The public school has become the established church of secular society.
~By Ivan Illich ~


Every society gets the kind of criminal it deserves. What is equally true is that every community gets the kind of law enforcement it insists on.
~By Robert Kennedy ~


Early in 1888 one or two of us got together to establish our own Sheffield Socialist Society.
~By Edward Carpenter ~


The core political values of our free society are so deeply embedded in our collective consciousness that only a few malcontents, lunatics generally, ever dare to threaten them.
~By John McCain ~


Technological considerations are of great importance to architecture and cities in the informational society.
~By Kenzo Tange ~


A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.
~By William Makepeace Thackeray ~


We need society, and we need solitude also, as we need summer and winter, day and night, exercise and rest.
~By Philip Gilbert Hamerton ~


One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


When they show the destruction of society on color TV, I want to be able to look out over Los Angeles and make sure they get it right.
~By Phil Ochs ~


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


On the other hand, in a society whose communication component is becoming more prominent day by day, both as a reality and as an issue, it is clear that language assumes a new importance.
~By Jean-Francois Lyotard ~


Latinos must be proud. We have the same rights in the U.S. as anybody else. Instead of crying and getting upset about visa problems and having our families come join us, go fight for your rights. Make yourself a productive individual in the society.
~By Patricia Velazquez ~


But it is equally necessary to consider the implications for a society if there are fewer and fewer young people making music because we are economising on music schools or musical education in schools.
~By Johannes Rau ~


To give up the task of reforming society is to give up one's responsibility as a free man.
~By Alan Paton ~


Society has arisen out of the works of peace; the essence of society is peacemaking.
~By Ludwig von Mises ~


Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both.
~By C. Wright Mills ~


There is no longer a single common impediment to blacks emerging in this society.
~By Constance Baker Motley ~


In a repressive society, a writer can be deeply influential, but in a society that's filled with glut and repetition and endless consumption, the act of terror may be the only meaningful act.
~By Don DeLillo ~


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 ~


Certainly being in California has encouraged a sustained commitment to rethinking the nature, purposes, and relevance of the contemporary arts, specifically music, for a society which by and large seems to manage quite well without them.
~By Brian Ferneyhough ~


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


Mob law is the most forcible expression of an abnormal public opinion; it shows that society is rotten to the core.
~By Timothy Thomas Fortune ~


If no other knowledge deserves to be called useful but that which helps to enlarge our possessions or to raise our station in society, then Mythology has no claim to the appellation.
~By Thomas Bulfinch ~


Sometimes nudity is gratuitous. We just live in a society where everything goes.
~By Judi Dench ~


If you ask me to summarise our mission, I would put it this way: We were a military regime that sought to lay the foundations for freedom and liberty in a complex society.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


Money is the barometer of a society's virtue.
~By Ayn Rand ~


Since my retirement, I've spent a lot of time trying to help the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina. A society like this just can't afford an uneducated underclass of citizens.
~By Charles Kuralt ~


And today more than ever, knowing about that society involves first of all choosing what approach the inquiry will take, and that necessarily means choosing how society can answer.
~By Jean-Francois Lyotard ~


One of the marks of a truly vigorous society is the ability to dispense with passion as a midwife of action - the ability to pass directly from thought to action.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


When the fabric of society is so rigid that it cannot change quickly enough, adjustments are achieved by social unrest and revolutions.
~By John Boyd Orr ~


The devastating punch we took on September 11th still reverberates throughout American society.
~By Joe Biden ~


Methamphetamine is a hideous drug. Meth makes a person become paranoid, violent, and aggressive - making them a serious threat to society and law enforcement. And maybe more importantly, meth users are a threat to their own children and families.
~By Dirk Kempthorne ~


There are many who lust for the simple answers of doctrine or decree. They are on the left and right. They are not confined to a single part of the society. They are terrorists of the mind.
~By A. Bartlett Giamatti ~


I prefer surveying for a week to spending a week in fashionable society even of the best class.
~By Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards ~


Prices are important not because money is considered paramount but because prices are a fast and effective conveyor of information through a vast society in which fragmented knowledge must be coordinated.
~By Thomas Sowell ~


Society in every state is a blessing, but government, even in its best stage, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one.
~By Thomas Paine ~


America must be the teacher of democracy, not the advertiser of the consumer society. It is unrealistic for the rest of the world to reach the American living standard.
~By Mikhail Gorbachev ~


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


It's an indication of how cynical our society has become that any kind of love story with a sad theme is automatically ridiculed as sentimental junk.
~By Winona Ryder ~


The family is the first essential cell of human society.
~By Pope John XXIII ~


Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


Novel technologies and ideas that impinge on human biology and their perceived impact on human values have renewed strains in the relationship between science and society.
~By Paul Berg ~


The assumption is that the right kind of society is an organic being not merely analogous to an organic being, but actually a living structure with appetites and digestions, instincts and passions, intelligence and reason.
~By Herbert Read ~


The engine of ancient society was religion but the engine of contemporary society, as I see it, is advertising.
~By Kit Williams ~


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


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 ~


The forces in a capitalist society, if left unchecked, tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.
~By Jawaharlal Nehru ~


The art of the parenthesis is one of the greatest secrets of eloquence in Society.
~By Nicolas de Chamfort ~


But, on the other hand, I get bored with racism too and recognize that there are still many things to be said about a Black person and a White person loving each other in a racist society.
~By Audre Lorde ~


The test of one's behavior pattern is their relationship to society, relationship to work and relationship to sex.
~By Alfred Adler ~


There is no magic. There is no secret. You need your sleep. A lot of our society tries to get by, but the truth is it is up to each individual to get their optimal sleep amount. If you get less than that you can get by temporarily, but it's only temporary.
~By Richard Berry ~


The main consideration with those who, possessing some capital, propose to emigrate as the means of improving their condition, is, the society likely to be found in the land fixed on for their future residence.
~By Charles Sturt ~


Amongst Women concentrated on the family, and the new book concentrates on a small community. The dominant units in Irish society are the family and the locality. The idea was that the whole world would grow out from that small space.
~By John McGahern ~


The smarter the journalists are, the better off society is. For to a degree, people read the press to inform themselves-and the better the teacher, the better the student body.
~By Warren Buffett ~


The most distinguished hallmark of the American society is and always has been change.
~By Eric Sevareid ~


When an individual is protesting society's refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him.
~By Bayard Rustin ~


The British system denied any role for human creativity, and instead argued, that if man merely followed his hedonistic desires, pursuing pleasure and avoiding pain, objective laws would naturally guide society to achieve the best allocation of wealth.
~By Robert Trout ~


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 ~


I do earnestly wish to see the distinction of sex confounded in society, unless where love animates the behaviour.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds must strive.
~By Victor Hugo ~


Society bristles with enigmas which look hard to solve. It is a perfect maze of intrigue.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


An open society is a society which allows its members the greatest possible degree of freedom in pursuing their interests compatible with the interests of others.
~By George Soros ~


I have, in some ways, saved characters that have been marginalized by society by playing them - and having them still have dignity and still survive, still get through it.
~By Jodie Foster ~


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 ~


In a free society, government reflects the soul of its people. If people want change at the top, they will have to live in different ways. Our major social problems are not the cause of our decadence. They are a reflection of it.
~By Cal Thomas ~


Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.
~By Mignon McLaughlin ~


In a very alert and bright state of society people learn co-operation by themselves, but in older and quieter conditions of laboring enterprise, such a bill as I propose will point out the way to mutual exertion.
~By Leland Stanford ~


There's a lot of conning as part of our society, I think.
~By Sigourney Weaver ~


The most violent element in society is ignorance.
~By Emma Goldman ~


One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


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 ~


Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
~By John Adams ~


The United States and Turkey are the only two countries that don't have some kind of subsidy for the Arts. The whole culture in society has made certain films more acceptable. I turned down so many films in the '60s and '70s.
~By Alex North ~

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August 5 ,2021
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