Society Quotes

Society Quotes

Quentin Crisp The continued propinquity of another human being cramps the style after a time unless that person is somebody you think you love. Then the burden becomes intolerable at once.
A.J. Liebling Freedom of the press is limited to those who own one.
Emma Goldman The free expression of the hopes and aspirations of a people is the greatest and only safety in a sane society.
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.
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.
L. M. K. Boelter Engineers participate in the activities which make the resources of nature available in a form beneficial to man and provide systems which will perform optimally and economically.
Kahlil Gibran The significance of a man is not in what he attains, but rather what he longs to attain.
Niccolo Machiavelli People are by nature fickle, and it is easy to persuade them of something, but difficult to keep them persuaded.
Napoleon Bonaparte A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.
Anonymous The Pilgrim Fathers landed on the shores of America and fell upon their knees. Then they fell upon the aborigines.
Thomas Jefferson Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends [life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness] it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute new government...
Tony Blair Instead of wasting hundreds of millions of pounds on compulsory ID cards as the Tory Right demand, let that money provide thousands of extra police officers on the beat in our local communities.
William F. Buckley Jr. I would like to take you seriously but to do so would affront your intelligence.
Abba Eban History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.
Quintilian A liar should have a good memory.
Jeff Marder We live in an age when pizza gets to your home before the police.
Zaki Yamani The Stone Age came to an end not for a lack of stone, and the oil age will end, but not for a lack of oil.
Paul Claudel Intelligence is nothing without delight.
A. F. Shaw I am loving before I am patriotic: I am human before I am American.
Abba Eban History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.
Judith Martin We are all born charming, fresh and spontaneous and must be civilized before we are fit to participate in society.
Patrick Henry I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death.
A. E. Housman In every American there is an air of incorrigible innocence, which seems to conceal a diabolical cunning.
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.
A. N. Whitehead The art of progress is to preserve order amid change.

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