September 22, 2016

Society Quotes

“The key to organizing an alternative society is to organize people around what they can do, and more importantly, what they want to do.” – Abbie Hoffman
“It is unjust that the whole of society should contribute towards an expence of which the benefit is confined to a of the society.” – Adam smith
“No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the far greater of the members are poor and miserable.” – Adam smith
“The society based on production is only productive, not creative.” – Albert Camus
“Trade it may help, society extend, But lures the Pirate, ant corrupts the friend: It raises armies in a nation’s aid, But bribes a senate, and the land’s betray’d.” – Alexander Pope
“If the entire society was conscious of its duties, nobody would need to fight for their individual rights. Since everybodys’s rights would be automatically taken care of through someone else’s duties.” – Amish Tripathi
“People do what their society rewards them to do. If the society rewards trust, people will be trusting” – Amish Tripathi
“A society should not forget that it thrives on the ideas and performance of the talented among its citizens.” – Amish Tripathi
“Victimizers of children are the enemies of any so-called society.” – Andrew Vachss
“With society and its public, there is no longer any other language than that of bombs, barricades, and all that follows.” – Antonin Artaud
“The United States is considered a puritanical society by many Western nations. For example, they can’t believe we hassle public servants like General David Petraeus because he had a mistress. In France, if a powerful man doesn’t have a mistress, he’s considered a wimp.” – Bill O’Reilly
“The warrior may fight for gold or for an immediate gain, or for something to take home for the winter to feed the family. The soldier is part of a more complex society. He’s fighting for a group ethic of some sort.” – C. J. Cherryh
“We live in a society absolutely dependent on science and technology and yet have cleverly arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. That’s a clear prescription for disaster.” – Carl Sagan
“People with no morals often considered themselves more free, but mostly they lacked the ability to feel, hate or love.” – Charles Bukowski
“There are people who take the heart out of you, and there are people who put it back.” – Charles de Lint
“An isolated outbreak of virginity is a rash on the face of society. It arouses only pity from the married, and embarrassment from the single.” – Charlotte Bingham
“Perhaps the values of socialists can only be realized by socialists in a nonsocialist society.” – Christopher Hitchens
“Disturbances in society are never more fearful than when those who are stirring up the trouble can use the pretext of religion to mask their true designs.” – Denis Diderot
“Society is like a stew. If you don’t stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top.” – Edward Abbey

“Eroding solidarity paradoxically makes a society more susceptible to the construction of substitute collectives and fascisms of all kinds.” – Elfriede Jelinek
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