Society Quotes

Society Quotes

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.
A. F. Shaw I am loving before I am patriotic: I am human before I am American.
Don Herold There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.
Patrick Henry I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death.
John F. Kennedy Probably the greatest concentration of talent and genius in this house except for perhaps those times when Thomas Jefferson ate alone.
John F. Kennedy If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
Abraham Lincoln Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
Pat Robertson It is about a socialist, anti-family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.
B. F. Skinner Does a poet create, originate, initiate the thing called a poem, or is his behavior merely the product of his genetic and environmental histories?
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.
M. F. K. Fisher Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.
Karen Horney Concern should drive us into action and not into depression.
Quentin Crisp Never keep up with the Joneses. Drag them down to your level.
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.
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.
Mark Twain Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
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.
Lorne Bloch The one bonus of not lifting the ban on gays in the military is that the next time the government mandates a draft, we can all declare we are homosexual instead of running off to Canada.
Nancy Astor The first time Adam had a chance, he laid the blame on woman.
Niccolo Machiavelli People are by nature fickle, and it is easy to persuade them of something, but difficult to keep them persuaded.
A.A. Milne No doubt Jack the Ripper excused himself on the grounds that it was human nature.
Karen Horney Fortunately, psychoanalysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself remains a very effective therapist.
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.
Margaret Fuller Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism. But in fact they are perpetually passing into one another. Fluid hardens to solid, solid rushes to fluid. There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman.
Ogden Nash Progress might have been all right once but it has gone on too long.

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