Society Quotes

A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.

Greek proverb

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

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.

Frederick Douglass

Society is always trying in some way to grind us down to a single flat surface.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Society is one vast conspiracy for carving one into the kind of statue it likes, and then placing it in the most convenient niche it has

Randolph Bourne

To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women

Angela Davis

I think the first duty of society is justice

Alexander Hamilton

Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Society is a hospital of incurables

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I think God's going to come down and pull civilization over for speeding.

Steven Wright

Society is always engaged in a vast conspiracy to preserve itself - at the expense of the new demands of each new generation.

John Haynes Holmes

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

Charles Lamb

Fundamentally, a society that asks questions and has the power to answer them is a healthier society than one that simply accepts what its told from a narrow range of experts and institutions.

Chris Anderson

The web is at a really important turning point right now. Up until recently, the default on the web has been that most things arent social and most things dont use your real identity. Were building toward a web where the default is social.

Mark Zuckerberg

Not only does society suffer from racism and sexism but it also suffers from ageism. Once you reach a certain age you're not allowed to be adventurous, you're not allowed to be sexual. I mean, is there a rule? Are you supposed to just die?

Madonna Louise Ciccone

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Updated On : January 13, 2014
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