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You can find your way across this country using burger joints the way a navigator uses stars.
Well first of all, tell me, is there some society you know of that doesn't run on greed? You think Russia doesn't run on greed? You think China doesn't run on greed? What is greed?
If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized.
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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 most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose.
James A. Baldwin
What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?
Henry David Thoreau
The society based on production is only productive, not creative.
No one would talk much in society if they knew how often they misunderstood others.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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.
The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age.
Nine-tenths of the people were created so you would want to be with the other tenth.
Some people strengthen the society just by being the kind of people they are.
John W. Gardner
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.
In these times you have to be an optimist to open your eyes when you awake in the morning.
Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers.
Our society must make it right and possible for old people not to fear the young or be deserted by them, for the test of a civilization is the way that it cares for its helpless members.
Pearl S. Buck
Economy is the basis of society. When the economy is stable, society develops. The ideal economy combines the spiritual and the material, and the best commodities to trade in are sincerity and love.
A pure democracy is a society consisting of a small number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person.
Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young?
A society deadened by a smothering network of laws while finding release in moral chaos is not likely to be either happy or stable.
Civilization is unbearable, but it is less unbearable at the top.
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
The first sign of corruption in a society that is still alive is that the end justifies the means.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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