Society Quotes

Till now, society has protected the adult and blamed the victim. It has been abetted in its blindness by theories, still in keeping with the pedagogical principles of our great- grandparents, according to which children are viewed as crafty creatures, dominated by wicked drives, who invent stories and attack their innocent parents or desire them sexually. In reality, children tend to blame themselves for their parents' cruelty and to absolve the parents, whom they invariably love, of all responsibility.

Alice Miller

If we have isolated individuals able to inflict enormous harm, imagine what a single lunatic can do with a nuclear weapon. I think the whole base of civil society is at risk

Joshua Lederberg

Have I done anything for society? I have then done more for myself. Let that truth be always present to thy mind, and work without cessation

William Gilmore Simms

Nothing in this world is so good as usefulness. It binds your fellow-creatures to you, and you to them; it tends to the improvement of your own character; and it gives you a real importance in society, much beyond what any artificial station can bestow

Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie

Politics I conceive to be nothing more than the science of the ordered progress of society along the lines of greatest usefulness and convenience to itself

Woodrow Wilson

I am aware of the usefulness of science to society and of the benefits society derives from it

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

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

Krishnamurti

While other women's magazines in the market focus on fashion and beauty, we will be the only luxury-lifestyle magazine with an original, provocative approach to fashion, beauty, society, art, culture, travel and entertainment.

Chakrit Pichyangkul

But this is not to say that the society which inflicts capital punishment commits murder.

Benjamin Tucker

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

James Baldwin

For many centuries, suicides were treated like criminals by the society. That is part of the terrible legacy that has come down into society's method of handling suicide recovery. Now we have to fight off the demons that have been hanging around suicide for centuries.

Judy Collins

Men were only made into "men" with great difficulty even in primitive society: the male is not naturally "a man" any more than the woman. He has to be propped up into that position with some ingenuity, and is always likely to collapse.

Wyndham Lewis

I think the first duty of society is justice.

Alexander Hamilton

The role of the teacher remains the highest calling of a free people. To the teacher, America entrusts her most precious resource, her children; and asks that they be prepared... to face the rigors of individual participation in a democratic society.

Unknown

A satirist is a man whose flesh creeps so at the ugly and the savage and the incongruous aspects of society that he has to express them as brutally and nakedly as possible in order to get relief.

John Dos Passos
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