Society Quotes

Society Quotes

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.
Kahlil Gibran The significance of a man is not in what he attains, but rather what he longs to attain.
A. F. Shaw I am loving before I am patriotic: I am human before I am American.
Napoleon Bonaparte Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.
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.
Sir Barnett Cocks A committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled.
Krishnamurti It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Patrick Henry I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death.
Emma Goldman The free expression of the hopes and aspirations of a people is the greatest and only safety in a sane society.
A.A. Milne No doubt Jack the Ripper excused himself on the grounds that it was human nature.
Quintilian A liar should have a good memory.
Nancy Astor The first time Adam had a chance, he laid the blame on woman.
S. I. Hayakawa If you see in any given situation only what everybody else can see, you can be said to be so much a representative of your culture than you are a victim of it.
Brendan Behan If it was raining soup, the Irish would go out with forks.
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...
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.
Aleister Crowley Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law.
Paul Claudel Intelligence is nothing without delight.
A.J. Liebling Freedom of the press is limited to those who own one.
William F. Buckley Jr. I would like to take you seriously but to do so would affront your intelligence.
Napoleon Bonaparte A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.
Judith Martin We are all born charming, fresh and spontaneous and must be civilized before we are fit to participate in society.
Thomas Paine The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security.
Maude (Ruth Gordon) The police.....always wanting to play games.
La Fontaine Beware so long as you live, of judging people by appearances.

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