Society Quotes

Society Quotes

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.
L. M. Boyd There are 350 varieties of shark, not counting loan and pool.
Anne Frank How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Abba Eban Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives.
Louis D. Brandeis America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief; it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered.
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.
Irv Kupcinet What can you say about a society that says that God is dead and Elvis is alive?
A.J. Liebling Freedom of the press is limited to those who own one.
A.A. Milne No doubt Jack the Ripper excused himself on the grounds that it was human nature.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr. My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.
Kahlil Gibran The significance of a man is not in what he attains, but rather what he longs to attain.
Karen Horney Concern should drive us into action and not into depression.
Quentin Crisp Is not the whole world a vast house of assignation to which the filing system has been lost?
A.J. Liebling Freedom of the press is limited to those who own one.
Karen Horney Fortunately, psychoanalysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself remains a very effective therapist.
Abba Eban History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.
A. F. Shaw I am loving before I am patriotic: I am human before I am American.
Abraham Lincoln Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
La Fontaine Beware so long as you live, of judging people by appearances.
Emma Goldman The free expression of the hopes and aspirations of a people is the greatest and only safety in a sane society.
Mark Twain Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
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.
Sir Francis Bacon Man seeketh in society comfort, use and protection.
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.
A. J. Ayer No moral system can rest solely on authority.

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