Society Quotes

Society Quotes

Irv Kupcinet What can you say about a society that says that God is dead and Elvis is alive?
Krishnamurti It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
John W. Gardner 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.
Time Bandits Benson, you are so free of the ravages of intelligence
A. J. Ayer No moral system can rest solely on authority.
Abdul Baha If a person commit a crime against you, have not the right to forgive him; but the law must punish him in order to prevent a repetition of that same crime by others, as the pain of the individual is unimportant beside the general welfare of the people.
A. N. Whitehead The art of progress is to preserve order amid change.
Pat Robertson It is about a socialist, anti-family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.
Mark Twain Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
Valdemar W. Setzer Ethics is not definable, is not implementable, because it is not conscious; it involves not only our thinking, but also our feeling.
Patrick Henry I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death.
Abdul Baha If a person commit a crime against you, have not the right to forgive him; but the law must punish him in order to prevent a repetition of that same crime by others, as the pain of the individual is unimportant beside the general welfare of the people.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr. My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.
Emma Goldman The free expression of the hopes and aspirations of a people is the greatest and only safety in a sane society.
Kahlil Gibran The significance of a man is not in what he attains, but rather what he longs to attain.
Victor Hugo The peasants of the Asturias believe that in every litter of wolves there is one pup that is killed by the mother for fear that on growing up it would devour the other little ones.
Albert Einstein If my theory of relativity proves to be correct, Germany will claim me a German, and France will claim me a citizen of the world. However, if it proves wrong, France will say I'm a German, and Germany will say that I'm a Jew.
Sir Francis Bacon Man seeketh in society comfort, use and protection.
A. J. Liebling People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news.
Abba Eban History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.
J.B. Priestley Like its politicians and its wars, society has the teenagers it deserves.
Anonymous The Pilgrim Fathers landed on the shores of America and fell upon their knees. Then they fell upon the aborigines.
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.
Nancy Reagan I believe that people would be alive today if there were a death penalty.
Jeff Marder We live in an age when pizza gets to your home before the police.

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