quote by Noam Chomsky

Students who acquire large debts putting themselves through school are unlikely to think about changing society. When you trap people in a system of debt, they can't afford the time to think.

— Noam Chomsky

Sensational Changes In Society quotations

Changes in society quote You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and

You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.

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The process of democracy is one of change.

Our laws are not frozen into immutable form, they are constantly in the process of revision in response to the needs of a changing society.

Men make history and not the other way around.

In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.

Changes in society quote You can't change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do

You can't change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.

Men make history and not the other way around.

In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.

Few men are willing to brave the disapproval of their fellows, the censure of their colleagues, the wrath of their society. Moral courage is a rarer commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence. Yet it is the one essential, vital quality for those who seek to change the world which yields most painfully to change.

In many shamanic societies, if you came to a medicine person complaining of being disheartened, dispirited, or depressed, they would ask one of four questions: 'When did you stop dancing? When did you stop singing? When did you stop being enchanted by stories? When did you stop being comforted by the sweet territory of silence?'

Changes in society quote Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a

Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.

In order for us as poor and oppressed people to become part of a society that is meaningful, the system under which we now exist has to be radically changed... It means facing a system that does not lend its self to your needs and devising means by which you change that system.

Oppressed groups are frequently placed in the situation of being listened to only if we frame our ideas in the language that is familiar to and comfortable for a dominant group. This requirement often changes the meaning of our ideas and works to elevate the ideas of dominant groups.

In a liquid modern life there are no permanent bonds, and any that we take up for a time must be tied loosely so that they can be untied again, as quickly and as effortlessly as possible, when circumstances change - as they surely will in our liquid modern society, over and over again.

Changes in society quote The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.

The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.

We're involved in a society which is undergoing some really weird changes now.

Change in society is of secondary importance;

that will come about naturally, inevitably, when you as a human being bring about the change in yourself.

Terrorism is a psychological warfare.

Terrorists try to manipulate us and change our behavior by creating fear, uncertainty, and division in society.

Changes in society quote There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the w

There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.

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If all females were not only well educated themselves but were prepared to communicate in an easy manner their stores of knowledge to others; if they not only knew how to regulate their own minds, tempers, and habits but how to effect improvements in those around them, the face of society would be speedily changed.

Only the family, society's smallest unit, can change and yet maintain enough continuity to rear children who will not be 'strangers in a strange land,' who will be rooted firmly enough to grow and adapt.

The population suffers from a fear of change, for their conditioning assumes a static identity, and challenging ones belief system, usually results in insult and apprehension, for being wrong is erroneously associated with failure. When in fact, to be proven wrong should be a celebrated, for it is elevating someone to a new level of understanding.

Changes in society quote Failure are part of life. If you don't fail, you don't learn. If you don't learn

Failure are part of life. If you don't fail, you don't learn. If you don't learn you'll never change.

Community connectedness is not just about warm fuzzy tales of civic triumph.

In measurable and well-documented ways, social capital makes an enormous difference in our lives...Social capital makes us smarter, healthier, safer, richer, and better able to govern a just and stable democracy.

In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still.

Radical changes in world politics leave America with a heightened responsibility to be, for the world, an example of a genuinely free, democratic, just and humane society.

Changes in society quote When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past,

When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.

In the next ten years we will have to continue to make changes which will make the whole of this country a genuinely classless society.

In our contemporary society, one so over-inundated with imagery, it is easy to overlook the power of a single frame to change the way we look at the world, or rally disparate hearts to a single cause. Yet, ours is a society shaped by this very phenomenon.

Financial institutions, the corporate world and civil society - all must uphold high standards of probity in their working. Only a genuine partnership between the Government and its people can bring about positive change to create a just society.

Changes in society quote Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds, c

Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds, cannot change anything.

In a decaying society, art, if it is truthful, must also reflect decay.

And unless it wants to break faith with its social function, art must show the world as changeable. And help to change it.

The task of evangelizing all people constitutes the essential mission of the Church. It is a task and mission which the vast and profound changes of present-day society make all the more urgent. Evangelizing is in fact the grace and vocation proper to the Church, her deepest identity. She exists in order to evangelize.

Go out into the world and do good until there is too much good in the world.

Changes in society quote Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making chang

Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.

We are living through one of the most fundamental shifts in history- a change in the actual belief structure of Western society. No economic, political, or military power can compare with the power of a change of mind. By deliberately changing their images of reality, people are changing the world.

If we believe in the rebirth of our civilization.

.. then clearly this renaissance must begin in the chambers of our own hearts... We cannot wait for society to change, or for our institutions to be renewed. We, as individuals, must assume responsibility for our own personal transformation.

One reason for the primacy of the market in shaping the modern world is that it forces a reorganization of society in order to make the market work properly . When a market comes into existence, as Marx fully appreciated, it becomes a potent force driving social change.

Changes in society quote Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything

Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.

Unlike mainstream civil rights groups, which merely sought integration of blacks into the existing order, SNCC sought structural changes in American society itself.

Agency has become a catch word. In a way, this intoxication with ‘agency’ is the product of liberal individualism. The ability of individuals to fashion themselves, to change their live, is given ideological priority over the relation within which they themselves are actually formed, situated, and sustained.

Mankind has always drawn from outside sources of energy.

This island was the first to harness coal and steam. But our present sources stand in the ratio of a million to one, compared with any previous sources. The release of atomic energy will change the whole structure of society.

Changes in society quote The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that sp

The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it.

My whole theory for the improvement of society is based on a belief in the discipline and the education of the individual to self-control and right doing, for the sake of right doing. I have never seen fundamental improvements imposed from the top by ordinances and laws.

In our society, growing food yourself has become the most radical of acts.

It is truly the only effective protest, one that can-and will-overturn the corporate powers that be. By the process of directly working in harmony with nature, we do the one thing most essential to change the world-we change ourselves!

We have much to contribute to the world;

ways of knowing and being that are going to be essential to everyone's survival on our planet. As true citizens of Australia, properly acknowledged in our constitution, we can look forward not only to improving our own lot, but helping Australia contribute to the well-being of all the world's peoples.

In her heart she is a mourner for those who have not survived.

In her soul she is a warrior for those who are now as she was then. In her life she is both celebrant and proof of women's capacity and will to survive, to become, to act, to change self and society. And each year she is stronger and there are more of her.

Although images of perfection in people's personal lives can cause unhappiness, images of perfect societies - utopian images - can cause monstrous evil. In fact, forcefully changing society to conform to societal images was the greatest cause of evil in the twentieth century.

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