Society Quotes

Society Quotes

Umberto Eco I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
Karen Horney Concern should drive us into action and not into depression.
Groucho Marx Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.
Abba Eban History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.
Anne Frank How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Anonymous The Pilgrim Fathers landed on the shores of America and fell upon their knees. Then they fell upon the aborigines.
Abba Eban History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.
Maude (Ruth Gordon) The police.....always wanting to play games.
A. J. Ayer No moral system can rest solely on authority.
A. F. Shaw I am loving before I am patriotic: I am human before I am American.
Abraham Lincoln You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.
Irv Kupcinet What can you say about a society that says God is dead and Elvis is alive?
Irv Kupcinet What can you say about a society that says that God is dead and Elvis is alive?
John F. Kennedy Probably the greatest concentration of talent and genius in this house except for perhaps those times when Thomas Jefferson ate alone.
Karen Horney Fortunately, psychoanalysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself remains a very effective therapist.
A. J. Liebling People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news.
Don Herold There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.
Time Bandits Benson, you are so free of the ravages of intelligence
Judie Brown We are totally opposed to abortion under any circumstances. We are also opposed to abortifacient drugs and chemicals like the Pill and the IUD, and we are also opposed to all forms of birth control with the exception of natural family planning.
A. F. Shaw I am loving before I am patriotic: I am human before I am American.
B. F. Skinner Does a poet create, originate, initiate the thing called a poem, or is his behavior merely the product of his genetic and environmental histories?
A. J. Liebling People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news.
Sir Francis Bacon Man seeketh in society comfort, use and protection.
J.B. Priestley Like its politicians and its wars, society has the teenagers it deserves.
Abraham Lincoln Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.

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