Quotes of Top 45 Most Popular Society Quotes

Badger hates Society, and invitations, and dinner, and all that sort of thing.
Kenneth Grahame

Public opinion is the worst of all opinions.
Nicolas Chamfort

The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because man is disunited with himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

No society can surely be flourishing and happy of which by far the greater part of the numbers are poor and miserable. 
Adam Smith

I think people would live a bit longer if they didn't know how old they were. Age puts restrictions on things.
Karl Pilkington

Participating in Society in not a thing one can do naturally; one has to rehearse for it.
Michel Faber

The Victorian woman became her ovaries, as today's woman has become her "beauty.
Naomi Wolf

Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness.
George Bernard Shaw

The beauty myth is always actually prescribing behaviour and not appearance.
Naomi Wolf

Yeah, I love being famous. It's almost like being white, y'know?
Chris Rock

Art, freedom and creativity will change society faster than politics. 
Victor Pinchuk

I say what I want to say and do what I want to do. There's no in between. People will either love you for it or hate you for it. 

Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. 
Vince Lombardi

There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children. 
Nelson Mandela

To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society. Theodore Roosevelt

If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich. 
John F. Kennedy

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

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. 
Dwight D. Eisenhower

A gender-equal society would be one where the word 'gender' does not exist: where everyone can be themselves. 
Gloria Steinem

The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose. James A. Baldwin

The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity. 
Rollo May

The most violent element in society is ignorance. 
Emma Goldman

To be ill adjusted to a deranged world is not a breakdown.
Jeanette Winterson

That is the one unforgivable sin in any society. Be different and be damned!
Margaret Mitchell

That millions of people share the same forms of mental pathology does not make these people sane.
Erich Fromm

I wish I loved the human Race, I wish I loved its silly face, and when I'm introduced to one, I wish I thought "what jolly fun"!
Walter Alexander Raleigh

California deserves whatever it gets. Californians invented the concept of life-style. This alone warrants their doom.
Don DeLillo

We started off trying to set up a small anarchist community, but people wouldn't obey the rules.
Alan Bennett

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

Our problems stem from our acceptance of this filthy, rotten system.
Dorothy Day

I should tie myself to no particular system of society other than of socialism. 
Nelson Mandela

Space exploration is a force of nature unto itself that no other force in society can rival. 
Neil deGrasse Tyson

When art is defined by Damien Hirst and Jeff Koons, you've got a society that's impoverished. 
Robert Adams

The reason why men enter into society is the preservation of their property. 
John Locke

Censorship reflects a society's lack of confidence in itself. 
Potter Stewart

Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel. 
Edmund Burke

Civilized men are more discourteous than savages because they know they can be impolite without having their skulls split, as a general thing.
Robert E. Howard

I don't imagine you will dispute the fact that at present the stupid people are in an absolutely overwhelming majority all the world over.
Henrik Ibsen

If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Charles Darwin

(When asked what he thought of Western civilization): 'I think it would be a good idea.
Mahatma Gandhi

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

A revolution is not a bed of roses. A revolution is a struggle between the future and the past.
Fidel Castro

In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.
Friedrich Nietzsche

If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
John Lennon

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

They laugh at me because I'm different; I laugh at them because they're all the same.
Kurt Cobain


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