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  1. Picture quote by George Orwell about truth

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

  2. Picture quote by Emma Goldman about society

    The most violent element in society is ignorance. ⏤ Emma Goldman

  3. Picture quote by Sayings about manners

    Money can't buy manners. ⏤ Sayings

  4. Picture quote by Sayings about society

    Society is not only defined by what it creates, but by what it refuses to destroy. ⏤ Sayings

  5. Picture quote by Steve Maraboli about society

    Dont look for society to give you permission to be yourself. ⏤ Steve Maraboli

  6. Picture quote by Sayings about person

    The society does not define who you are, the future does. ⏤ Sayings

  7. Picture quote by Plato about power

    Those who tell the stories rule society. ⏤ Plato

  8. Picture quote by Sayings about society

    Society has gotten to the point where everybody has a right but nobody has a responsibility. ⏤ Sayings

  9. Picture quote by Kurt Vonnegut about appearance

    A sane person to an insane society must appear insane. ⏤ Kurt Vonnegut

  10. Picture quote by Ze Frank about society

    Let us not be a society where honest in public equals weird. ⏤ Ze Frank

  11. Picture quote about security

    The desire for security and the fear of insecurity are the same thing. To hold your breath is to lose your breath. A society based on the quest for security is nothing but a breath-retention contest in which everyone is as taut as a drum and as purple as a beet.

  12. Picture quote about society

    A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.

  13. Picture quote by Ruben Blades about ignorance

    I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance. ⏤ Ruben Blades

  14. Picture quote by Hua-Ching Ni about people

    When people come to be quiet and peaceful, even the influence of time and wasteful commotion of society have nothing to do with them. ⏤ Hua-Ching Ni

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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.

Isaac Asimov

Society has arisen out of the works of peace; the essence of society is peacemaking.

Ludwig von Mises

To be social is to be forgiving.

Robert Frost

Society lives by faith, and develops by science.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Society is a hospital of incurables.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.

Oscar Wilde

When a nation goes down, or a society perishes, one condition may always be found; they forgot where they came from. They lost sight of what had brought them along.

Carl Sandburg

The paradox of education is precisely this -- that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.

James Baldwin

Society attacks early, when the individual is helpless.

B. F. Skinner

The concept of the "good ol' days" must be one of our society's biggest delusions, top reasons for depression, as well as most often used excuse for lack of success.

Bo Bennett

In any great organization it is far, far safer to be wrong with the majority than to be right alone.

John Kenneth Galbraith

One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we'll need a new definition.

Alvin Toffler

No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down, in knowledge, power, virtue, influence, but by your own consent.

William Ellery Channing

Remember and help America remember that the fellowship of human beings is more important than the fellowship of race and class and gender in a democratic society.

Marian Wright Edelman

When a society abandons its ideals just because most people can't live up to them, behavior gets very ugly indeed.

Judith Martin

We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.

Carl Sagan

Never speak disrespectfully of Society. Only people who can't get into it do that.

Oscar Wilde

A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.

William Ralph Inge

Society cares for the individual only so far as he is profitable.

Simone de Beauvoir

Society is like a stew. If you don't stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top.

Edward Abbey

Schools and libraries are the twin cornerstones of a civilized society. Libraries are only good if people use them, like books only exist when someone reads them.

Nicholas Meyer

Society always consists in the greatest part, of young and foolish persons.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I do earnestly wish to see the distinction of sex confounded in society, unless where love animates the behaviour.

Mary Wollstonecraft

The most violent element in society is ignorance.

Emma Goldman

The greatest difficulty with the world is not its ability to produce, but the unwillingness to share.

Roy L. Smith

Sobriety, severity, and self-respect are the foundations of all true sociality.

Henry David Thoreau

No civilized society can thrive upon victims, whose humanity has been permanently mutilated.

Rabindranath Tagore

One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A society that gets rid of all its troublemakers goes downhill.

Robert A. Heinlein

We now have a whole culture based on the assumption that people know nothing and so anything can be said to them.

Stephen Vizinczey

A free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.

Adlai Stevenson

Civilization is unbearable, but it is less unbearable at the top.

Timothy Leary

The happiness of society is the end of government.

John Adams

This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possessions for ourselves and our nearest friends, is insatiable, perpetual, universal, and directly destructive of society.

David Hume

America must be the teacher of democracy, not the advertiser of the consumer society. It is unrealistic for the rest of the world to reach the American living standard.

Mikhail Gorbachev

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.

Bill Vaughan

If you're treated a certain way you become a certain kind of person. If certain things are described to you as being real they're real for you whether they're real or not.

James Baldwin

Beneath all of these addictions is this disease, this control disease which is the mark of our society.

Keith Miller

I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance.

Ruben Blades

The path towards a free society has not been simple. There are tragic and glorious pages in our history.

Vladimir Putin

Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers.

Mignon McLaughlin

It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Women with money and women in power are two uncomfortable ideas in our society.

Candace Bushnell

We believe in personal choice, rather than society dictating how we must live our lives.

Mike Peters

Bankers - pillars of society who are going to hell if there is a God and He has been accurately quoted.

John Ralston Saul

Anarchy is the ultimate destination of any positively evolving society.

Eric Parslow

Society does not consist of individuals but expresses the sum of interrelations, the relations within which these individuals stand.

Karl Marx

Interdependence is and ought to be as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency. Man is a social being.

Mahatma Gandhi

Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it by hiding.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Society is now one polished horde, formed of two mighty tribes, the Bores and Bored.

Lord Byron

Society is becoming less and less transparent. People no longer know where decisions that substantially affect their lives are taken, nor by whom, nor how.

Georg Henrik von Wright

Civilized society is perpetually menaced with disintegration through this primary hostility of men towards one another.

Sigmund Freud

Society in every state is a blessing, but government, even in its best stage, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one.

Thomas Paine

It is the tendency of the social burdens to crush out the middle class, and to force society into an organization of only two classes, one at each social extreme.

William Graham Sumner

I think the problem starts with the general appreciation of the music in the larger society.

Sonny Rollins

Society exists for the benefit of its members, not the members for the benefit of society.

Herbert Spencer

The human race's prospects of survival were considerably better when we were defenceless against tigers than they are today when we have become defenceless against ourselves.

Arnold J. Toynbee

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.

Mark Twain

We don't need a weakened government but a strong government that would take responsibility for the rights of the individual and care for the society as a whole.

Vladimir Putin

An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Society is always trying in some way to grind us down to a single flat surface.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

As long as we have an unjust society, like we do now, we will never have a loving society. If you don

Jane Elliot

The spirit of truth and the spirit of freedom -- these are the pillars of society.

Henrik Ibsen

Our individual lives cannot, generally, be works of art unless the social order is also.

Charles Horton Cooley

Society is divided into two classes, the shearers and the shorn.

Sebastian Roch Nicolas Chamfort

We all do better when we work together. Our differences do matter, but our common humanity matters more.

Bill Clinton

The circumstances of human society are too complicated to be submitted to the rigor of mathematical calculation.

Marquis De Custine

Society is one vast conspiracy for carving one into the kind of statue likes, and then placing it in the most convenient niche it has.

Randolph Bourne

Good-looking individuals are treated better than homely ones in virtually every social situation, from dating to trial by jury.

Martha Beck

The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots.

Erich Fromm

Bigotry or prejudice in any form is more than a problem; it is a deep-seated evil within our society.

Judith Light

Society in shipwreck is comfort to all.

Publilius Syrus

I'm also interested in the modern suggestion that you can have a combination of love and sex in a marriage - which no previous society has ever believed.

Alain de Botton

The problem with society is that happiness and intelligence are rarely found in the same person. I guess that's why they say ignorance is bliss.


The Supreme Court's only armor is the cloak of public trust; its sole ammunition, the collective hopes of our society.

Irving R. Kaufman

Ideology... is indispensable in any society if men are to be formed, transformed and equipped to respond to the demands of their conditions of existence.

Louis Althusser

As the mainstream media has become increasingly dependent on advertising revenues for support, it has become an anti-democratic force in society.

Robert McChesney

When I read about the way in which library funds are being cut and cut, I can only think that American society has found one more way to destroy itself.

Isaac Asimov

Our guiding principle was that design is neither an intellectual nor a material affair, but simply an integral part of the stuff of life, necessary for everyone in a civilized society.

Walter Gropius

Politics I conceive to be nothing more than the science of the ordered progress of society along the lines of greatest usefulness and convenience to itself.

Woodrow Wilson

There can be hope only for a society which acts as one big family, not as many separate ones.

Anwar Sadat

Cockroaches and socialites are the only things that can stay up all night and eat anything.

Herb Caen

In a civilized society, all crimes are likely to be sins, but most sins are not and ought not to be treated as crimes. Man's ultimate responsibility is to God alone.

Geoffrey Fisher

A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.

Robert Frost

The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age.

Orson Welles

How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young?

Paul Sweeney

You can find your way across this country using burger joints the way a navigator uses stars.

Charles Kuralt

China is completely lacking in self-awareness and as someone who has stepped outside that society, I have a responsibility to write about it as I see it.

Ma Jian

My mind boggles at the amount of violence inflicted upon children in today's society.

Samantha Morton

Society cannot continue to disable themselves through their need to categorize people or make assumptions as to another individual's abilities.

Evelyn Glennie

The reconnection of society, economy and ethics is a project we cannot postpone.

Michael D. Higgins

If you say, I'm for equal pay, that's a reform. But if you say. I'm a feminist, that's a transformation of society.

Gloria Steinem

Our society finds truth too strong a medicine to digest undiluted. In its purest form, truth is not a polite tap on the shoulder. It is a howling reproach.

Ted Koppel

In a society in which equality is a fact, not merely a word, words of racial or sexual assault and humiliation will be nonsense syllables.

Catharine MacKinnon

We are all murderers and prostitutes - no matter to what culture, society, class, nation one belongs, no matter how normal, moral, or mature, one takes oneself to be.

R. D. Laing

Society has always seemed to demand a little more from human beings than it will get in practice.

George Orwell

It is always possible to bind together a considerable number of people in love, so long as there are other people left over to receive the manifestations of their aggression.

Sigmund Freud

Whoever marries the spirit of this age will find himself a widower in the next.

W. R. [William Ralph] Inge

The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every class is unfit to govern.

Lord (John Emerich Edward Dalberg) Acton

What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on

Henry David Thoreau

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