Society Quotes

Many of us do not believe in capital punishment, because thus society takes from a man what society cannot give.

Katharine Fullerton Gerould

A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and a common fear of its neighbors.

W. R. Inge

A middle class is so important to a society that its value cannot be overestimated.

Eliot Engel

When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy, There is always the garden

Minnie Aumonier

For solitude sometimes is best society, And short retirement urges sweet return.

John Milton

Solitude is impractical and yet society is fatal.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is a society in the deepest solitude.

Isaac D'Israeli

Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.

James Russell Lowell

Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers.

Mignon McLaughlin

Our democratic capitalist society has converted Eros into an employee of Mammon.

Octavio Paz

Any society that needs disclaimers has too many lawyers.

Erik Pepke

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.

Abigail Adams

Society is composed of two great classes: those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.

Sebastien Chamfort

Society, dead or alive, can have no charm without intimacy and no intimacy without an interest in trifles.

Arthur Balfour

Every society honours its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.

Mignon McLaughlin
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