Social Conformity Quotes

And out of each (schoolhouse) is vomited the standard product of the New Pedagogy - an endless procession of adolescents who have been taught everything save that which is true, and outfitted with every trick save those that are socially useful.

Henry Louis Mencken

When we say a woman is of a certain social class, we really mean her husband or father is.

Zoe Fairbairns

Society is like a large piece of frozen water; and skating well is the great art of social life.

Charles Lamb

When the war closed we were challenged with a peace-time choice between the American system of rugged individualism and a European philosophy of diametrically opposed doctrines - doctrines of paternalism and state socialism.

Herbert Hoover

Backstabbing occurs when a friend agrees with you when the tow of you are alone but later sides with your opponents in a social setting.

Les Parrott

All systems are capitalist. It's just a matter of who owns and controls the capital -- ancient king, dictator, or private individual. We should properly be looking at the contrast between a free market system where individuals have the right to live like kings if they have the ability to earn that right and government control of the market system such as we find today in socialist nations.

Ronald Reagan

The pretence is made that to do away with right and wrong would produce uncivilized people, immorality, lawlessness, and social chaos. The fact is that most psychiatrists and psychologists and other respected people have escaped from moral chains and are able to think freely.

J. A. Stormer

For socialists, not just the wealth, but the guilt, must be redistributed

Andrew Sandlin

The fact that political ideologies are tangible realities is not a proof of their vitally necessary character. The bubonic plague was an extraordinarily powerful social reality, but no one would have regarded it as vitally necessary.

Wilhelm Reich

The word theatre comes from the Greeks. It means the seeing place. It is the place people come to see the truth about life and the social situation.

Stella Adler

They want the federal government controlling Social Security like it's some kind of federal program

George W. Bush

[O]f all the aspects of social misery nothing is so heartbreaking as unemployment.

Jane Addams

I think the best possible social program is a job

Ronald Reagan

The most advanced methods of science and rational calculation in the hands of a social system that is at odds with human needs produce nothing but irrationality; the more advanced the science and the more rational the calculations, the more swiftly and calamitously is this irrationality engendered. Like Captain Ahab, the capitalists say, “all my means are sane, my motives and object mad.”

Harry Braverman

Thinking about profound social change, conservatives always expect disaster, while revolutionaries confidentially expect utopia. Both are wrong.

Carolyn Heilbrun

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