Society Quotes

Society Quotes

Unknown DISCLAIMER: A society where such disclaimers are needed is saddening.
Time Bandits Benson, you are so free of the ravages of intelligence
William Ralph Inge A nation is a society united by delusions about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbors.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr. My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.
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.
Sir Francis Bacon Man seeketh in society comfort, use and protection.
Harry S Truman 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.
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.
Judie Brown We are totally opposed to abortion under any circumstances. We are also opposed to abortifacient drugs and chemicals like the Pill and the IUD, and we are also opposed to all forms of birth control with the exception of natural family planning.
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.
Ulysses S. Grant I know no method to secure the repeal of bad, obnoxious, or unjust laws so effective as their strict execution.
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.
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.
Henry Adams There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.
Sir Barnett Cocks A committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled.
Patrick Henry I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death.
Ogden Nash Progress might have been all right once but it has gone on too long.
A. E. Housman In every American there is an air of incorrigible innocence, which seems to conceal a diabolical cunning.
Samuel Johnson Americans are a race of convicts and ought to be thankful for anything we allow them short of hanging.
Maude (Ruth Gordon) The police.....always wanting to play games.
Abraham Lincoln Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
Anne Frank How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
J.B. Priestley Like its politicians and its wars, society has the teenagers it deserves.
La Fontaine Beware so long as you live, of judging people by appearances.
A. N. Whitehead The art of progress is to preserve order amid change.

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