Writing is a solitary occupation. Family, friends and society are the natural enemies of a writer. He must be alone, uninterrupted and slightly savage if he is to sustain and complete an undertaking.
The writer is committed when he plunges to the very depths of himself with the intent to disclose, not his individuality, but his person in the complex society that conditions and supports him.
If today's act does not sound an alarm, society faces grave danger. Fascism will come knocking at the door of every citizen if we do not take serious measures now.
Fascism is not in itself a new order of society. It is the future refusing to be born.
The more there are riots, the more repressive action will take place, and the more we face the danger of a right-wing takeover and eventually a fascist society.
How a society channels male aggression is one of the greatest questions as to whether that society will survive. That's why I am not against violence in the media, I am against the glorification of immoral violence
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery of party, faction, and division of society
One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society ... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam.
The safety and happiness of society are the objects at which all political institutions aim, and to which all such institutions must be sacrificed
Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it by hiding
Society knows perfectly well how to kill a man and has methods more subtle than death
Every society honours its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.
Society, dead or alive, can have no charm without intimacy and no intimacy without an interest in trifles.
Society is composed of two great classes: those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.
He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.
Any society that needs disclaimers has too many lawyers.
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.
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
Our democratic capitalist society has converted Eros into an employee of Mammon.
Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers.
Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.
There is a society in the deepest solitude.
Solitude is impractical and yet society is fatal.
For solitude sometimes is best society, And short retirement urges sweet return.
A middle class is so important to a society that its value cannot be overestimated.