Society Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Society

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The differences between the sexes are the single most important fact of human society.
~By George Gilder ~


I believe discrimination still exists in society and we must fight it in every form.
~By Andrew Cuomo ~


Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


The people I respect most behave as if they were immortal and as if society was eternal.
~By E. M. Forster ~


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


No good is ever done to society by the pictorial representation of its diseases.
~By John Ruskin ~


I believe that writers, unless they consider themselves terribly exquisite, are at heart people who live by night, a little bit outside society, moving between delinquency and conformity.
~By Guillermo Cabrera Infante ~


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 ~


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


Men and women must be educated, in a great degree, by the opinions and manners of the society they live in.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


Censorship always defeats it own purpose, for it creates in the end the kind of society that is incapable of exercising real discretion.
~By Henry Steele Commager ~


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


But this is not to say that the society which inflicts capital punishment commits murder.
~By Benjamin Tucker ~


Our country, like every modern state, needs profound democratic reforms. It needs political and ideological pluralism, a mixed economy and protection of human rights and the opening up of society.
~By Andrei Sakharov ~


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 ~


Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


When I read about the way in which library funds are being cut and cut, I can only think that American society has found one more way to destroy itself.
~By Isaac Asimov ~


And nothing embittered me, which is important, because I think ethnic people and women in this society can end up being embittered because of the lack of affirmative action, you know.
~By James Earl Jones ~


Some people never contribute anything positive to society, they may even drain our resources, but most of us try to do something better, to give back.
~By Martin Yan ~


Cruelty is the law pervading all nature and society; and we can't get out of it if we would.
~By Thomas Hardy ~


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


In bourgeois society capital is independent and has individuality, while the living person is dependent and has no individuality.
~By Karl Marx ~


An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.
~By Robert A. Heinlein ~


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 ~


That person has to be accountable for himself. I think that's what we have to do in society today is to be accountable for yourself. I think we have the tendency to always want to live someone else's life.
~By Herschel Walker ~


In Canada, women's rights are a vital part of our effort to build a society of real equality - not just for some, but for all Canadians. A society in which women no longer encounter discrimination nor are shut out from opportunities open to others.
~By Paul Martin ~


At one of the annual conventions of the American Society for Aesthetics much confusion arose when the Society for Anesthetics met at the same time in the same hotel.
~By Rudolf Arnheim ~


So we have broad bipartisan support for the bill, and it's my hope that we can build on some of the things that have been talked about in Washington involving building a larger ownership society.
~By Harold Ford ~


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 ~


With the other fellow actors who have gone astray, I think it's sad that society wants to label the business as doing this to people. It's really not true.
~By Tina Yothers ~


To overturn orthodoxy is no easier in science than in philosophy, religion, economics, or any of the other disciplines through which we try to comprehend the world and the society in which we live.
~By Ruth Hubbard ~


The land which the Society of Jews will have secured by international law must naturally be privately owned.
~By Theodor Herzl ~


The farther a society progresses, the more clearly the individual becomes the antithesis of the group.
~By Herbert Read ~


Write about society as news and treat it like sociology.
~By Clifton Daniel ~


I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


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


When you come in to court as a plaintiff or as a defendant, it is terribly important that you look up at the bench and feel that that person represents you and will understand you, that that person is reflective of our community and of our society.
~By Michael Bloomberg ~


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


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


There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.
~By Nelson Mandela ~


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


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 ~


I applaud the American Cancer Society for all they do to eradicate smoking. Their local, state and national efforts help to discourage young people from taking up this deadly habit and the resources they provide have helped numerous smokers quit.
~By Allyson Schwartz ~


I suppose I'm intrigued with the bad traits of society, because I'm a part of society, and the bad traits pose the dangerous questions for our future.
~By Jude Law ~


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


I think the enemy is self-censorship. In a free society the biggest danger is that you're afraid to the point where you censor yourself.
~By Tim Robbins ~


We in the press have a special role since there is no other institution in our society that can hold the President accountable. I do believe that our democracy can endure and prevail only if the American people are informed.
~By Helen Thomas ~


A society in which vocation and job are separated for most people gradually creates an economy that is often devoid of spirit, one that frequently fills our pocketbooks at the cost of emptying our souls.
~By Sam Keen ~


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


We live in an anaesthetized society.
~By Tony Snow ~


All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Artists are going to be the metronome of this society.
~By Yoko Ono ~


Like its politicians and its war, society has the teenagers it deserves.
~By Joseph Priestley ~


The point of mythology or myth is to point to the horizon and to point back to ourselves: This is who we are; this is where we came from; and this is where we're going. And a lot of Western society over the last hundred years - the last 50 years really - has lost that. We have become rather aimless and wandering.
~By J. Michael Straczynski ~


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 ~


You know, it's a very sexist society, Indonesia.
~By Fisher Stevens ~


But such IMF pressure is very much helpful for me to push such a, you know, reform. So in this sense I think IMF is very much helpful for alien society.
~By Kim Dae Jung ~


The gift of loneliness is sometimes a radical vision of society or one's people that has not previously been taken into account.
~By Alice Walker ~


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


I was trying to talk about where we are right now as a society, and talk about the fear we all live in, and certainly since 9-11, how it's affected us and the world.
~By Paul Haggis ~


If co-operation, is thus the lifeblood of science and technology, it is similarly vital to society as a whole.
~By Arthur Holly Compton ~


The first task in teaching is to bring to consciousness what the students already believe by virtue of their personal experiences about themselves and society.
~By Paul Wellstone ~


To love our neighbor as ourselves is such a truth for regulating human society, that by that alone one might determine all the cases in social morality.
~By John Locke ~


Laughter is, after speech, the chief thing that holds society together.
~By Max Eastman ~


As corollaries to the right of every individual to life and to full participation in society, the Declaration incorporated in the list of human rights the right to work and a certain number of economic, social, and cultural rights.
~By Rene Cassin ~


Each individual member of a co-operative society works with that interest which is inseparable from the new position he enjoys. Each has an interest in the other.
~By Leland Stanford ~


People have an awful lot of problems that society has put on them and a lot to work through because of it.
~By Dana Plato ~


The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children.
~By Dietrich Bonhoeffer ~


The church, inserted and active in human society and in history, does not exist in order to exercise political power or to govern the society.
~By Claudio Hummes ~


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 ~


Our society is illuminated by the spiritual insights of the Hebrew prophets. America and Israel have a common love of human freedom, and they have a common faith in a democratic way of life.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


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


Like the winds that we come we know not whence and blow whither soever they list, the forces of society are derived from an obscure and distant origin. They arise before the date of philosophy, from the instincts, not the speculations of men.
~By Adam Ferguson ~


Eroding solidarity paradoxically makes a society more susceptible to the construction of substitute collectives and fascisms of all kinds.
~By Elfriede Jelinek ~


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 ~


Evolution is a bankrupt speculative philosophy, not a scientific fact. Only a spiritually bankrupt society could ever believe it. Only atheists could accept this Satanic theory.
~By Jimmy Swaggart ~


The key to organizing an alternative society is to organize people around what they can do, and more importantly, what they want to do.
~By Abbie Hoffman ~


Our society is not a community, but merely a collection of isolated family units.
~By Valerie Solanas ~


The judge said I was a menace to society because I had put crime on a scientific basis.
~By Gregory Corso ~


If we had this back, and in full measure; if society were infused by it, through and through, and men lived its life, and in its life, philosophy would take care of itself and the nature of our institutions would not matter.
~By Ralph A. Cram ~


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 ~


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


We don't care really about children as a society and television reflects that indifference to children as human beings.
~By Bill Moyers ~


My true function within a society which embraces all of us is to continue an age-old tradition. This tradition is to create images from the depths of the imagination and to give them form, whether visual, intellectual or musical.
~By Michael Tippett ~


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


Society is composed of two great classes those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.
~By Nicolas De Chamfort ~


Badger hates Society, and invitations, and dinner, and all that sort of thing.
~By Kenneth Grahame ~


The society of dead authors has this advantage over that of the living: they never flatter us to our faces, nor slander us behind our backs, nor intrude upon our privacy, nor quit their shelves until we take them down.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


Jackson, however, persevered. He joined the Franklin Debating Society, an institution that had been in existence over fifty years, and had enrolled in its membership some of the ablest men in Virginia.
~By Daniel H. Hill ~


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


I've never believed much in that holding hands kind of love. I've always thought that love is about two different personalities trying to confront life, trying to make sense of their responsibilities, to themselves, to each other, and to the wider society.
~By Alan Bates ~


Mrs. Parks' act of brave defiance rocked the foundation of American society and inspired generations of civil rights leaders and created a sense of hope for every American facing legal discrimination in this country.
~By Kendrick Meek ~


I knew that I did not have to buy into society's notion that I had to be handsome and healthy to be happy. I was in charge of my "spaceship" and it was my up, my down. I could choose to see this situation as a setback or as a starting point. I chose to begin life again.
~By Warren Mitchell ~


In every society in human history, including the United States, those in power seek to imbue themselves with the attributes of religion and patriotism as a way of getting greater support for their policy and insulating themselves from any criticism.
~By George J. Mitchell ~


What standards are upheld by the scientific community affect the community internally, and also affect its relations with society at large, including Congress.
~By Serge Lang ~


Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


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 ~


All partisan movements add to the fullness of our understanding of society as a whole. They never detract; or, in any case, one must not allow them to do so. Experience adds to experience.
~By Alice Walker ~


The university's business is the conservation of useless knowledge; and what the university itself apparently fails to see is that this enterprise is not only noble but indispensable as well, that society can not exist unless it goes on.
~By Albert J. Nock ~


Traditional marriage between a man and a woman has been a cornerstone of our society for generations. If we are going to change that, it ought to be done by the will of the people.
~By Steve Chabot ~

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February 9 ,2023
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