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I think being different, going against the grain of society is the greatest thing in the world.
~By Elijah Wood ~


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 ~


Just about every year, Congress passes another crime bill - spending billions of dollars to build more prisons, to place more band-aids on society's scars.
~By Carrie P. Meek ~


Thus, anybody who follows this nature and gives way its states will be led into quarrels and conflicts, and go against the conventions and rules of society, and will end up a criminal.
~By Xun Zi ~


We can now have action movies with two stars where one might be African American and one might be Asian American. One of them doesn't have to be white, and the other one doesn't have to be the ethnic sidekick. We're way over that. And I think it's happening in society, too.
~By Roger Ebert ~


It is only partly true that religion does more harm than good in society. The community makes God into the image it wants, vengeful, or milky sweet, or scrupulously just, and so on.
~By Mary Douglas ~


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 ~


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 ~


Our choice of a reform framework dictated that we looked at the fundamental assumptions that had driven Nigeria's economy, society and policy hitherto and to seek ways of either abandoning or transcending those assumptions and their supporting institutions.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


I feel bad about my outlook, how I feel about people and society, and that I'll never be part of society the way I should.
~By Mike Tyson ~


Society needs people who can manage projects in addition to handling individual tasks.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


But without a caring society, without each citizen voluntarily accepting the weight of responsibility, government is destined to grow even larger, taking more of your money, burrowing deeper into your lives.
~By Jeb Bush ~


I'd been brought up on the Upper East Side in a WASP society, which was death on crutches.
~By Harry Mathews ~


In most of history, societies have not been free. It's a very rare society that is free. The default condition of human societies is tyranny.
~By Michael Novak ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
~By John Adams ~


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 ~


There would be no society if living together depended upon understanding each other.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


Similarly, thought is a system. That system not only includes thought and feelings, but it includes the state of the body; it includes the whole of society - as thought is passing back and forth between people in a process by which thought evolved from ancient times.
~By David Bohm ~


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


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 ~


To act on the belief that we possess the knowledge and the power which enable us to shape the processes of society entirely to our liking, knowledge which in fact we do not possess, is likely to make us do much harm.
~By Friedrich August von Hayek ~


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 in geology, so in social institutions, we may discover the causes of all past changes in the present invariable order of society.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Censorship reflects a society's lack of confidence in itself.
~By Potter Stewart ~


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 ~


Even in a society as tightly controlled as Singapore's, the market creates certain forces which perhaps in the long run may lead to democracy.
~By Peter L. Berger ~


An innovation is one of those things that society looks at and says, if we make this part of the way we live and work, it will change the way we live and work.
~By Dean Kamen ~


Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
~By Edmund Burke ~


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


The danger to society is not merely that it should believe wrong things, though that is great enough; but that it should become credulous, and lose the habit of testing things and inquiring into them; for then it must sink back into savagery.
~By William Kingdon Clifford ~


We won't have a society if we destroy the environment.
~By Margaret Mead ~


I can walk about London and see a society that seems an absolutely revolutionary change from the 1950s, that seems completely and utterly different, and then I can pick up on something where you suddenly see that it's not.
~By Penelope Lively ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I don't know who will lead us through the '90s, but they must be made to speak to this spiritual vacuum at the heart of American society, this tumor of the soul.
~By Lee Atwater ~


The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


It is, I believe, the greatest generation any society has ever produced.
~By Tom Brokaw ~


There is probably no oral society that fails to mark the spatial distinction of left and right, peculiar as this distinction may be.
~By David Antin ~


You shouldn't get to live in society and give nothing back. People complain about their taxes, yet they do nothing for the community. That makes me furious.
~By Kathleen Turner ~


But I think the possibility of a black and white society feeding each other's expertises, living harmoniously, will probably go along in fits and starts now but at least it has a great constitution now to back it up.
~By Janet Suzman ~


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 ~


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


I was training to be a lawyer... I was president of the law society at Glasgow University, and my bass guitarist was my secretary of my law society; the lead guitarist and writer worked at the law firm that I worked.
~By Gerard Butler ~


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 ~


Society lives by faith, and develops by science.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


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 ~


Previously the same Polish audiences would have been pressured into seeing cinema made for adults, films made by us about those spheres of life that were significant for us and which should be significant for our society.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


Clearly, society has a tremendous stake in insisting on a woman's natural fitness for the career of mother: the alternatives are all too expensive.
~By Ann Oakley ~


I was making films about American society, and it is true that I never felt at home there, except perhaps when my wife and I lived on a farm in the San Fernando Valley.
~By Douglas Sirk ~


We are in a position of financial and social power, and we could be agents of change in our society. Without pretension, I believe we could be a nice little gardener who takes care of the garden, and hopefully our neighbor will do the same. Then, maybe we'll achieve a better world.
~By Guy Laliberte ~


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


It is difficult to accept death in this society because it is unfamiliar. In spite of the fact that it happens all the time, we never see it.
~By Elisabeth Kubler-Ross ~


The danger is not so much in the economic structure of a society but in its intellectual structure.
~By Philip Kaufman ~


But hey, when you live in Watts, you need a little smack to get by, you know what I mean? You need something soft and comfortable in your life, 'cause you're not going to get it from what's around you. And society isn't going to give it to you.
~By Jerry Garcia ~


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 ~


It appears that the media filters we carry in our heads are like computers: they've been forced to get faster in order to keep up with the demands our high-speed society puts on them.
~By Roy H. Williams ~


The Society of American Civil Engineers, someone who's going to come in and say to the public, we've looked at, we've examined, we've reviewed the repairs and we think they're strong enough to withstand the type of hurricane that - that could hit the city this season.
~By Marc Morial ~


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


We live in a democracy. We have this extraordinary opportunity to use our mind and say what we think, speak as we think. Sometimes what we say is objectionable to other people. But that is part of a free society.
~By Hal Holbrook ~


A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity.
~By Ralph Nader ~


The platform of an Ethical Society is itself the altar; the address must be the fire that burns thereon.
~By Felix Adler ~


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 ~


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


The more we can do to create a better society, that benefits more people, the better chance we have that our society will continue to grow and prosper.
~By Sanford I. Weill ~


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 ~


Not to discontinue our allegiance, in this case, would be to join with the sovereign in promoting the slavery and misery of that society, the welfare of which, we ourselves, as well as our sovereign, are indispensably obliged to secure and promote, as far as in us lies.
~By Jonathan Mayhew ~


A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


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 ~


In our society those who are in reality superior in intelligence can be accepted by their fellows only if they pretend they are not.
~By Marya Mannes ~


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 ~


If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


And it is this sense that some of us have to contribute to the culture, to the society in ways that may hurt financially, so what? We do it because we are born to do it, we feel we have no other choice and so be it.
~By Gunther Schuller ~


In a society in which equality is a fact, not merely a word, words of racial or sexual assault and humiliation will be nonsense syllables.
~By Catharine MacKinnon ~


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 ~


Business, labor and civil society organizations have skills and resources that are vital in helping to build a more robust global community.
~By Kofi Annan ~


Beneath all of these addictions is this disease, this control disease which is the mark of our society.
~By Keith Miller ~


No revolution that has ever taken place in society can be compared to that which has been produced by the words of Jesus Christ.
~By Mark Hopkins ~


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 ~


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


Socialism, on the contrary, extends its function to the description of society as it should be, and the discovery of the means of making it what it should be.
~By Benjamin Tucker ~


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


Affirmative action has a negative effect on our society when it means counting us like so many beans and dividing us into separate piles.
~By John Kasich ~


Writers, you know, are the beggars of Western society.
~By Octavio Paz ~


The huge problem in our society is the enormous ignorance of the ideas that underlie modern art.
~By Thom Mayne ~


Progressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensely social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation.
~By Salvador Dali ~


Without culture, and the relative freedom it implies, society, even when perfect, is but a jungle. This is why any authentic creation is a gift to the future.
~By Albert Camus ~


Christians were regarded as separated from society and therefore destructive of the Greco-Roman way of life.
~By Kenneth Scott Latourette ~


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


When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.
~By Pope John Paul II ~


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


There are few better measures of the concern a society has for its individual members and its own well being than the way it handles criminals.
~By Ramsey Clark ~


Our society distributes itself into Barbarians, Philistines and Populace; and America is just ourselves with the Barbarians quite left out, and the Populace nearly.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


It is good for society to have this introspection.
~By Jacques Verges ~


Europeans say they are proud of their social fabric, of strong rights for workers and the weak in society.
~By David Korten ~


Do you know what we are those of us who count as pillars of society? We are society's tools, neither more nor less.
~By Henrik Ibsen ~


Today we know that centralization and big bureaucracies have not, as promised, been the answer for promoting better opportunities for society.
~By Carlos Salinas de Gortari ~

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