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In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
~By Lee Iacocca ~


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 ~


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 ~


A work of art has no importance whatever to society. It is only important to the individual.
~By Vladimir Nabokov ~


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 ~


Deep down, the US, with its space, its technological refinement, its bluff good conscience, even in those spaces which it opens up for simulation, is the only remaining primitive society.
~By Jean Baudrillard ~


Society is not a disease, it is a disaster. What a stupid miracle that one can live in it.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


Our essential differences from the norm are both huge and deeply offensive to those among us who wish to be quietly integrated into society without particular reference to our nature.
~By Malcolm Boyd ~


Power is not an institution, and not a structure; neither is it a certain strength we are endowed with; it is the name that one attributes to a complex strategical situation in a particular society.
~By Michel Foucault ~


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


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


I am sure that I have been much more useful to society as a medical physicist.
~By John Cameron ~


If a man be gloomy let him keep to himself. No one has the right to go croaking about society, or what is worse, looking as if he stifled grief.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


If we had any nerve at all, if we had any real balls as a society, or whatever you need, whatever quality you need, real character, we would make an effort to really address the wrongs in this society, righteously.
~By Jerry Garcia ~


Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


But I think theatre in a repressive society is an immensely exciting event and theatre in a luxurious old, affluent old society like ours is an entertaining event.
~By Janet Suzman ~


Individual rights are the means of subordinating society to moral law.
~By Ayn Rand ~


History is full of people who went to prison or were burned at the stake for proclaiming their ideas. Society has always defended itself.
~By Naguib Mahfouz ~


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


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


Men was formed for society, and is neither capable of living alone, nor has the courage to do it.
~By William Blackstone ~


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 ~


If society will not admit of woman's free development, then society must be remodeled.
~By Elizabeth Blackwell ~


Nor is it the least advantage to health, accruing from such a way of life, that it expose those who follow it to fewer temptations to vice, than persons who live in crowded society.
~By William Falconer ~


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 ~


Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


The same energy of character which renders a man a daring villain would have rendered him useful in society, had that society been well organized.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ~


What guides Marxism, then, is a different model of society, and a different conception of the function of the knowledge that can be produced by society and acquired from it.
~By Jean-Francois Lyotard ~


In such a case, it would be almost sure of success, if the active members of a society established for that purpose, were inclined to meet the poor as men, as brethren, and as Christians.
~By Joseph Lancaster ~


I'm not claiming that football is the nation's salvation in this area, but it's one of them, one little thing that apparently has captured the imagination of a large sector of our society. But when football can't be a relatively pure outlet, a fun thing, then it hurts itself.
~By Pete Rozelle ~


Ruin is the destination toward which all men rush, each pursuing his own best interest in a society that believes in the freedom of the commons.
~By Garrett Hardin ~


A healthy democracy requires a decent society; it requires that we are honorable, generous, tolerant and respectful.
~By Charles W. Pickering ~


The members of such a society consider that the transgression of a religious ordinance should be punished by civil penalties, and that the violation of a civil duty exposes the delinquent to divine correction.
~By Henry James Sumner Maine ~


We need a President who is not afraid of complexity, who believes in an open and tolerant society, and who knows that the world can be made new again - and that President is Al Gore.
~By Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg ~


He has the obligation to society that any human being has. I don't think a satirist has any greater obligation to society than a bricklayer or anybody else.
~By Shel Silverstein ~


Public and employer opinion often defeat society's best interests with a prejudice against middle-aged women.
~By Kate Smith ~


There are no heroes in most of my stories. I look at our society with a critical eye and find nothing extraordinary in the people I see.
~By Naguib Mahfouz ~


I'm kind of ashamed to be a celebrity. I don't understand wanting to read about other people's dirty laundry. I think celebrity is the biggest red herring society has ever pulled on itself.
~By Jude Law ~


I believe that nothing enjoys a higher estate in our society than the right given by the First and Fourteenth Amendments freely to practice and proclaim one's religious convictions.
~By Frank Murphy ~


Human beings do not live in the objective world alone, nor alone in the world of social activity as ordinarily understood, but are very much at the mercy of the particular language which has become the medium of expression for their society.
~By Edward Sapir ~


In our society a man is known by the company he owns.
~By Gerald F. Lieberman ~


Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.
~By Margaret Atwood ~


Let those who like society better have it.
~By John Nelson Darby ~


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 ~


We lament the speed of our society and the lack of depth and the nature of disposable information.
~By David Ogden Stiers ~


The warrior may fight for gold or for an immediate gain, or for something to take home for the winter to feed the family. The soldier is part of a more complex society. He's fighting for a group ethic of some sort.
~By C. J. Cherryh ~


It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
~By Jiddu Krishnamurti ~


The triumph of persuasion over force is the sign of a civilized society.
~By Mark Skousen ~


The State becomes society or humanity on the ethical side, a production and trade system on the economic side.
~By Francis Parker Yockey ~


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


In an information society, education is no mere amenity; it is the prime tool for growing people and profits.
~By John Naisbitt ~


The stark and inescapable fact is that today we cannot defend our society by war since total war is total destruction, and if war is used as an instrument of policy, eventually we will have total war.
~By Lester B. Pearson ~


As pressure grows to ease the financial burden on social security, pressure will also grow to eliminate the elderly and infirm to 'free up' more money for the 'fit' and those who contribute more than they take from society.
~By Cal Thomas ~


Through the centuries, men of law have been persistently concerned with the resolution of disputes in ways that enable society to achieve its goals with a minimum of force and maximum of reason.
~By Archibald Cox ~


Every fundamentalist movement I've studied in Judaism, Christianity and Islam is convinced at some gut, visceral level that secular liberal society wants to wipe out religion.
~By Karen Armstrong ~


These groups within a society can he distinguished according as to whether, like an army or an orchestra, they function as a single body; or whether they are united merely to defend their common interests and otherwise function as separate individuals.
~By Herbert Read ~


I am optimistic that peace can be achieved in the region because I believe that every society on earth can be free and that if freedom comes to the Middle East, there can be peace.
~By Natan Sharansky ~


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 ~


Nothing ever gets settled in this town. a seething debating society in which the debate never stops, in which people never give up, including me. And so that's the atmosphere in which you administer.
~By George P. Shultz ~


The repossession by women of our bodies will bring far more essential change to human society than the seizing of the means of production by workers.
~By Adrienne Rich ~


Society has always seemed to demand a little more from human beings than it will get in practice.
~By George Orwell ~


In a civilized society, all crimes are likely to be sins, but most sins are not and ought not to be treated as crimes. Man's ultimate responsibility is to God alone.
~By Geoffrey Fisher ~


There is no such thing as society: there are individual men and women, and there are families.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


Has there ever been a society which has died of dissent? Several have died of conformity in our lifetime.
~By Jacob Bronowski ~


You've got to respond to that and of course thinking through the role of a left party in the modern world, in the modern economy and society and having a policy response to that.
~By Patricia Hewitt ~


If it awakens in us as a whole how important that is - the theme of how conquest and ambition are meaningless without contribution - I think then as a society we're in better shape. I hope people are inspired to be the best.
~By Rob Morrow ~


The Border Ballads, for instance, and the Robin Hood Ballads, clearly suppose a state of society which is nothing but a very circumscribed and not very important heroic age.
~By Lascelles Abercrombie ~


The idea of photographing an Arab man naked and having him simulate homosexual activity, and having an American GI woman in the photographs, is the end of society in their eyes.
~By Seymour Hersh ~


If you're not adapting to the very rapidly changing environment, if you can't think creatively, you lose big in this society because there are very few jobs for you left.
~By Robert Sternberg ~


As soon as man enters into a state of society he loses the sense of his weakness; equality ceases, and then commences the state of war.
~By Charles de Secondat ~


The most unpardonable sin in society is independence of thought.
~By Emma Goldman ~


The circumstances of human society are too complicated to be submitted to the rigor of mathematical calculation.
~By Marquis De Custine ~


A bore is a vacuum cleaner of society, sucking up everything and giving nothing. Bores are always eager to be seen talking to you.
~By Elsa Maxwell ~


In this era of uncertainty and conflict, the United States - blessed with the world's strongest military, most ingenious economy, and most tolerant society - remains a model and leader to the world.
~By Joe Lieberman ~


And to say that society ought to be governed by the opinion of the wisest and best, though true, is useless. Whose opinion is to decide who are the wisest and best?
~By Thomas Babington ~


American democracy must be a failure because it places the supreme authority in the hands of the poorest and most ignorant part of the society.
~By Thomas Babington ~


Society is based on the assumption that everyone is alike and no one is alive.
~By Hugh Kingsmill ~


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 ~


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 ~


In society, one doesn't tell the truth, one tells the exact opposite.
~By Nelson Eddy ~


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 ~


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 ~


The winner of the hoop race will be the first to realize her dream, not society's dream, her own personal dream.
~By Barbara Bush ~


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


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


Bigotry or prejudice in any form is more than a problem; it is a deep-seated evil within our society.
~By Judith Light ~


The product of the artist has become less important than the fact of the artist. We wish to absorb this person. We wish to devour someone who has experienced the tragic. In our society this person is much more important than anything he might create.
~By David Mamet ~


The point I am making is that in the more primitive forms of society the individual is merely a unit; in more developed forms of society he is an independent personality.
~By Herbert Read ~


The completion of the Iraqi cabinet with the appointment of three critical ministers is also confirmation of continued movement toward a just and democratic society in Iraq.
~By Spencer Bachus ~


As a society we're always so quick and able to spend money on lawyers for someone for incarceration, but we don't make the corresponding commitment to the preventative components of it.
~By Matt Gonzalez ~


The Ancient Games are relatively obscure to most Olympians, but to understand just what the Games are about, it is really necessary to investigate the roots and the meaning that has transformed culture and society for so many years.
~By Bill Toomey ~


I stand for simple justice, equal opportunity and human rights. The indispensable elements in a democratic society - and well worth fighting for.
~By Helen Suzman ~


I think everybody must be aware that this society is a whole lot shakier now than it was before the war. I was trying to examine, in 'Dog Soldiers,' the process of that blow falling on America.
~By Robert Stone ~


In the information society, nobody thinks. We expect to banish paper, but we actually banish thought.
~By Michael Crichton ~


Friendship can only exist between persons with similar interests and points of view. Man and woman by the conventions of society are born with different interests and different points of view.
~By August Strindberg ~


We should like to have some towering geniuses, to reveal us to ourselves in color and fire, but of course they would have to fit into the pattern of our society and be able to take orders from sound administrative types.
~By Joseph Priestley ~


I don't think anyone in the media thinks strategically about society.
~By Todd Gitlin ~


Every year the progress of advanced capitalist society makes our population consist of more and more isolates. This is because of the infrastructure of the economy, especially electronic communications.
~By Mary Douglas ~


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 ~


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 ~

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