Famous Quotes About - society

  • A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular. ... Adlai E. Stevenson {view}
  • A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. ... Dwight D. Eisenhower {view}
  • A pure democracy is a society consisting of a small number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person. ... James Madison {view}
  • An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life. ... Robert A. Heinlein {view}
  • Civilization is unbearable, but it is less unbearable at the top. ... Timothy Leary {view}
  • Cockroaches and socialites are the only things that can stay up all night and eat anything. ... Herb Caen {view}
  • Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty; what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness. ... George Bernard Shaw {view}
  • Exclusiveness in a garden is a mistake as great as it is in society. ... Alfred Austin {view}
  • Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic. ... Thomas Szasz {view}
  • Good-looking individuals are treated better than homely ones in virtually every social situation, from dating to trial by jury. ... Martha Beck {view}
  • How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young? ... Paul Sweeney {view}
  • I am as frustrated with society as a pyromaniac in a petrified forest. ... A. Whitney Brown {view}
  • I think this society suffers so much from too much freedom, too many rights that allow people to be irresponsible. ... Boyd Rice {view}
  • If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen. ... Henry David Thoreau {view}
  • In our society leaving baby with Daddy is just one step above leaving the kids to be raised by wolves or apes. ... Al Roker {view}
  • In these times you have to be an optimist to open your eyes when you awake in the morning. ... Carl Sandburg {view}
  • It is good for society to have this introspection. ... Jacques Verges {view}
  • It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society. ... Jiddu Krishnamurti {view}
  • It is not a fragrant world. ... Raymond Chandler {view}
  • It seems a long time since the morning mail could be called correspondence. ... Jacques Barzun {view}
  • Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother rather than all major credit cards. ... Robert Orben {view}
  • Man is the animal that intends to shoot himself out into interplanetary space, after having given up on the problem of an efficient way to get himself five miles to work and back each day. ... Bill Vaughan {view}
  • Marriage cannot be severed from its cultural, religious and natural roots without weakening the good influence of society. ... Jack Kingston {view}
  • Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both. ... C. Wright Mills {view}
  • No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable. ... Adam Smith {view}
  • Normal social behavior requires that we be able to recognize identities in spite of change. Unless we can do so, there can be no human society as we know it. ... Kenneth L. Pike {view}
  • One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we'll need a new definition. ... Alvin Toffler {view}
  • Our individual lives cannot, generally, be works of art unless the social order is also. ... Charles Horton Cooley {view}
  • Our society is not a community, but merely a collection of isolated family units. ... Valerie Solanas {view}
  • People are going to behave however the social norms permit, and beyond that. ... Max Cannon {view}
  • Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own. ... Georg C. Lichtenberg {view}
  • Punishment is now unfashionable... because it creates moral distinctions among men, which, to the democratic mind, are odious. We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful individual responsibility. ... Thomas Szasz {view}
  • Society has always seemed to demand a little more from human beings than it will get in practice. ... George Orwell {view}
  • Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers. ... Mignon McLaughlin {view}
  • Society is based on the assumption that everyone is alike and no one is alive. ... Hugh Kingsmill {view}
  • Society is the union of men and not the men themselves. ... Charles de Secondat {view}
  • Some people strengthen the society just by being the kind of people they are. ... John W. Gardner {view}
  • Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them. ... Bill Vaughan {view}
  • The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots. ... Erich Fromm {view}
  • The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age. ... Orson Welles {view}
  • The first principle of a free society is an untrammeled flow of words in an open forum. ... Adlai E. Stevenson {view}
  • The function of the press in society is to inform, but its role in society is to make money. ... A. J. Liebling {view}
  • The human race's prospects of survival were considerably better when we were defenceless against tigers than they are today when we have become defenceless against ourselves. ... Arnold J. Toynbee {view}
  • The key to organizing an alternative society is to organize people around what they can do, and more importantly, what they want to do. ... Abbie Hoffman {view}
  • The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose. ... James A. Baldwin {view}
  • The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water. ... John W. Gardner {view}
  • The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat. ... Lily Tomlin {view}
  • The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored. ... Jean de la Bruyere {view}
  • The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it. ... Daniel Webster {view}
  • There is more to life than increasing its speed. ... Mahatma Gandhi {view}
  • Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o'clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap. ... Barbara Jordan {view}
  • To give aid to every poor man is far beyond the reach and power of every man. Care of the poor is incumbent on society as a whole. ... Baruch Spinoza {view}
  • Today the world changes so quickly that in growing up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in. ... Peter Medawar {view}
  • Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things. ... Russell Baker {view}
  • We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork. ... Milton Friedman {view}
  • We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking about what is best for society. ... Hillary Clinton {view}
  • What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on? ... Henry David Thoreau {view}
  • The financial industry is made up of real people with children, and they want this thing ended for society, too. ... Ray Smith {view}
  • Society wants to see him cured. He wants to be cured. Society want to be safe. He wants to be safe. ... Don Samuel {view}
  • It's the wonderful, litigious society that we live in. ... Cheryl Duley {view}
  • In today's data-rich and litigious society, nothing is more important, or more difficult than safeguarding information access and protecting a company's critical information assets. As the number and type of threats to corporate information continues to grow, only a holistic approach to information assurance can be effective. Business Information Assurance defines a framework that will help protect critical information by insuring data accessibility, integrity and security. ... Andrew Heller {view}
  • The ones that have been self-selecting are the people we call nerds in our society. They're the ones that keep us from freezing to death in the dark. But we need more. We need every young person who is interested even moderately in technical things to be engaged. ... Albert McHenry {view}
  • It shows that given the democratic society we live in it's next to impossible to catch a truly diabolical yet brilliant attack. ... Richard Gritta {view}
  • Whenever you get a traumatic event happening in society, you tend to see certain reactions to it, such as irritability, depression, confused thinking and sleep problems, ... In that context, rational decision-making becomes very difficult. People tend to begin to let their thought processes be guided by their anxieties. ... Richard Geist {view}
  • What I say to the Chinese, as well as others, is that a free society is in your interests, ... Mr Bush {view}
  • Even today, the task of freeing society from Stalinism has not been completely resolved. ... Mikhail Gorbachev {view}
  • [The stage play was based on a real game played by some in French society.] I think that kind of mean spirit is universal, unfortunately, ... That's why (in 'The Dinner Game') I try to punish the guy who does the inviting. ... Francis Veber {view}
  • As a society, we want a clean package. This (Manhattan) formula does not account for a lot of factors, either. ... Bob Harman {view}
  • I don't mean to say that as a snide remark toward a certain population in our society, ... But they have a limitation of their attention span, a lot of it probably due to too much rap music going in their ears and coming out their being. So they need to get a focal point that lasts longer than a TV commercial or one short 15-second span. ... Phil Jackson {view}
  • That changes the demographics of a society and a community and it affects schools. The study went through all the schools in south Pinellas and in north counties. It shows a declining school-age population in south Pinellas. ... Frank Murphy {view}
  • My concern is that such kind of steps would radicalize the Palestinian society in the immediate future. So therefore I think the world should think twice before taking such a measure. ... Wadia Abu Nasser {view}
  • At a time in human history when technology has the potential to profoundly affect people and society, I can't think of a more exciting place to be. ... Frank Moss {view}
  • Corporate society takes care of everything. All it asks of anyone -- all it has ever asked of anyone ever -- is not to interfere with management decisions, ... John Houseman {view}
  • It's great to have a black man helping us trying to build society up. He's a great entrepreneur; he helps academically and athletically. He has mentoring and tutoring for us we have to attend every day during the school year, to make sure our grades are up there. ... Tyrell Stevens {view}
  • We have the most complex society to ever exist in human history. We are the true melting pot of America. ... Dan Walters {view}
  • There have been studies showing that gay couples, because of their role in society and because they are often seen as second-class citizens, are more open to adopting children with special needs. Also, gay couples are not seen as the ideal family, so it's easier for them to foster kids with special needs, then later adopt them. ... Brad Luna {view}
  • Democracy is the menopause of Western society, the Grand Climacteric of the body social. Fascism is its middle-aged lust. ... Jean Baudrillard {view}
  • Not everything you want is everything you really need. The standard of society is motivated by greed. Are you prepared to follow, tell me, are you prepared to lead?So perservere and you'll succeed. ... Shaggy {view}
  • Ah, you flavor everything; you are the vanilla of society ... Sydney Smith {view}
  • I announced my consent to run for reelection as I intend to continue the policy of consolidating society, bringing stability to our nation and conduct complicated reforms we have just started, ... Nursultan Nazarbayev {view}
  • Advertising reflects the mores of society, but it does not influence them. ... David Ogilvy {view}
  • We educated voters about the facts that marijuana is less harmful to the user and society than alcohol. To prohibit adults from making the rational, safer choice to use marijuana is bad public policy. ... Mason Tvert {view}
  • The country and society is strong enough to tell the truth with a straight back. ... Arnold Ruutel {view}
  • Our society rewards the people they respect -- rewards them financially, with certain kinds of perks. Low pay shows lack of respect. ... Stephanie King {view}
  • I don't think the advertisers have any real idea of their power not only to reflect but to mold society. ... Marya Mannes {view}
  • Independent and impartial exercise of judicial authority is an essential aspect of a free society. Instead of safeguarding judges from political pressures, most election systems invite such influence. ... Derek Bok {view}
  • Manipulating pop culture is the Left Elite's sure-fire way of forcing society to bend to their depraved view of themselves and this country. ... Tammy Bruce {view}
  • In the streets and in society I am almost invariablycheap and dissipated, my life is unspeakably mean.No amount of gold or respectability would in the leastredeem it,-- dining with the Governor or a member of Congress!!But alone in the distant woods or fields,in unpretending sprout-lands or pastures tracked by rabbits,even in a bleak and, to most, cheerless day, like this,when a villager would be thinking of his inn,I come to myself, I once more feel myself grandly related,and that cold and solitude are friends of mine.I suppose that this value, in my case, is equivalentto what others get by churchgoing and prayer.I come home to my solitary woodland walk as the homesick go home.I thus dispose of the superfluous and see things as they are,grand and beautiful. I have told many that I walk every dayabout half the daylight, but I think they do not believe it.I wish to get the Concord, the Massachusetts, the America,out of my head and be sane a part of every day. ... Henry David Thoreau {view}
  • Men was formed for society, and is neither capable of living alone, nor has the courage to do it. ... William Blackstone {view}
  • Law represents the effort of man to organize society; governments, the efforts of selfishness to overthrow liberty. ... Henry Ward Beecher {view}
  • Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together ... Johann Wolfgang von Goethe {view}
  • Society is a hospital of incurables. ... Ralph Waldo Emerson {view}
  • The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education. ... Jean de la Bruyere {view}
  • I'm sick and tired of black and white people of good intent giving aspirin to a society that is dying of a cancerous disease. ... Ralph Abernathy {view}
  • What we call a democratic society might be defined for certain purposes as one in which the majority is always prepared to put down a revolutionary minority. ... Walter Lippmann {view}
  • We are all born charming, fresh, and spontaneous and must be civilized before we are fit to participate in society ... Judith S. Marin {view}
  • The arts are the rain forests of society. They produce the oxygen of freedom, and they are the early warning system when freedom is in danger. ... June Wayne {view}
  • To suppress minority thinking and minority expression would tend to freeze society and prevent progress. Now more than ever, we must keep in the forefront of our minds the fact that whenever we take away the liberties of those we hate, we are opening ... Wendell Phillips {view}
  • Successful guilt is the bane of society ... Publilius Syrus {view}
  • There is, in a competitive society, nobody who can exercise even a fraction of the power which a socialist planning board would possess ... Friedrich August Hayek {view}
  • A people who have suffered so much for so long at hands of a racist society must draw the line somewhere. . . . the black communities of America must rise up as one man to halt the progression of a trend that leads inevitably to their total destruction. ... Bobby Seale {view}
  • There's a reason why every human society has fiction. It teaches us how to be 'good,' to behave in a way that is for the benefit of the whole community. ... Orson Scott Card {view}
  • Respondent's expectation that his garden was protected from observation is unreasonable and is not an expectation that society is prepared to honor. ... Warren E. Burger {view}
  • Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions. ... Samuel Johnson {view}
  • By His Grace, His devotees become famous and acclaimed. Joining the Society of the Saints, I chant the Name of the Lord, Har, Har; the disease of laziness has disappeared. ... Sri Guru Granth Sahib {view}
  • O Siblings of Destiny, become the dust of the feet of the humble Saints. In the Society of the Saints, the Guru is found. He is the Treasure of Liberation, the Source of all good fortune. ... Sri Guru Granth Sahib {view}
  • When our Lord and Master, the ocean of mercy, grants His Grace, one finds honor in the Society of the Saints. ... Sri Guru Granth Sahib {view}
  • In our society, we're used to thinking of obesity as an issue of self-control. We think people aren't disciplined enough to exercise and control the food they eat. But there could be other factors that aren't in their control. ... Leah Whigham {view}
  • Angela Merkel believes fiercely that Germany needs a freer, more individualistic society, and more market-oriented economy, precisely because she grew up in the very opposite -- in the communist east. ... Gerd Langguth {view}
  • We are a mobile, dynamic society. We depend upon open, accessible transportation systems. Terrorists know that. It's the reason they target transportation, and it's why we must stop them. ... Lee Hamilton {view}
  • Merkel's policies would mean minus policies, ... It would be a different society in which solidarity would have no place. There would be less security, less investment in research and development and less income for families. ... Gerhard Schr {view}
  • A free economy is as essential to society as democratic political institutions. A strong market-based economy is the fertile ground for democratic freedoms that we think are important. ... Lee R. Raymond {view}
  • I think we need to do a better job of educating the adults in our society that it shouldn't be a right of passage. ... Lee Terry {view}
  • I have never seen a connection between cinematic violence towards women and actual violence towards women in society. ... Richard King {view}
  • The humane society has no time limits. The animals can remain here until they are adopted if that was the need. ... Richard Johnston {view}
  • Everything we enjoy in society is a direct result of the accumulated learning derived from millions of mistakes. No mistakes, no progress. Yet we still look at making a mistake as embarrassing, wrong, an act bordering on sin. If youre making mistakes, it means youre doing new things, taking risks, stretching yourself. Youre growing, learning. And isn't the journey, the experience, not the destination, what life is all about? ... Robert White {view}
  • Television and radio do a wonderful job in focusing attention on the problems of our society. ... Richard J. Daley {view}
  • People are concerned that sometimes the courts move slower than the rest of society. ... Cheryl Lynn Hepfer {view}
  • Even if we wanted to stop acting, the Law Society rules would not allow us to do so. In any event, we were happy to continue acting for the Glazers. ... Richard Hough {view}
  • Television is just one more facet of that considerable segment of our society that never had any standard but the soft buck. ... Raymond Chandler {view}
  • Chavez has created a society controlled by fear. A fear of crime, a fear of the police, a fear of property being seized, a fear of corruption. ... Teodoro Petkoff {view}
  • All serious issues bedeviling society like corruption and bribery are also within the media. ... Mutahi Kagwe {view}
  • Kings need the company of the intelligent far more than the intelligent need the society of kings ... Muslih-uddin Sadi {view}
  • Issues of disabled children are often considered to be the responsibilities of families and thus neglected by the society as a whole. ... Shi Yanxia {view}
  • Is this what the pioneers of the civil rights movement fought to achieve, a society where many black people are as trapped and isolated by their poverty as they were by segregation laws? If Sept. 11 showed the power of a nation united in response to a devastating attack, Hurricane Katrina reveals the fault lines of a region and a nation, rent by profound social divisions. ... Mark Naison {view}
  • Society became my glittering bride,And airy hopes my children. ... William Wordsworth {view}
  • Anyone who is ambitious knows you have to network. With a conservative Republican administration in power, the Federalist Society is a wonderful opportunity to network. ... Sheldon Goldman {view}
  • There is a clear view that families that are here, that are working, paying taxes and contributing to society, ought to be able to get regularized status. On the other hand, there is a view about not rewarding illegal behavior. ... Mark Mellman {view}
  • The British Empire was at its peak. How could there be anything wrong with a society that was so brilliantly successful? ... Scott Nolte {view}
  • In this global society, businesses are looking for students and graduate students who have had some international experience. ... Bridget Carey {view}
  • Political violence against women cannot be separated from political violence against the society since women are part of that society. ... Anwar Bunni {view}
  • This relies on generating an embryo and destroying the embryo to remove the stem cells. Some people in our society believe that would be wrong, ... George Daley {view}
  • We believe we can reach the 20% target with support from all sections of the economy and society. ... Margaret Beckett {view}
  • These stripes may have been a way to emulate the status of Roman society, but it had a different meaning for them. They adapted symbols from non-Jewish society and gave them Judaic meaning. That may be one of the great secrets of Judaism. ... Richard Freund {view}
  • I feel confused about the influence of a computerized society, where there's instant gratification at every level. ... Richard Foreman {view}
  • As a society, our attention span is getting shorter and shorter. People don?t want to invest an hour and a half in a game waiting for turns. You can wait six to seven minutes for a turn. ... Richard Fast {view}
  • The Federalist Society is going to be the filter for nominations to the Department of Justice as well as to judicial nominations, ... Richard Durbin {view}
  • Obviously mobility is important in the function of everyday society. ... Don Morgan {view}
  • Commutation is meant for when the law hasn't caught up with society, ... Richard Dieter {view}
  • As society advances the standard of poverty rises ... Theodore Parker {view}
  • The Republic of China is a sovereign state, a constructive member of the international community and a lively democratic society, ... Taiwan's admission to the U.N. will be conducive to peace, prosperity and stability in the Asia-Pacific region. ... Chen Shui-bian {view}
  • The real issue is we have 11 million undocumented workers that are part of this society that are not getting the rights in this country. ... Ben Monterroso {view}
  • Between persons of equal income there is no social distinction except the distinction of merit. Money is nothing: character, conduct, and capacity are everything. There would be great people and ordinary people and little people, but the great would always be those who had done great things, and never the idiots whose mothers had spoiled them and whose fathers had left them a hundred thousand a year; and the little would be persons of small minds and mean characters, and not poor persons who had never had a chance. That is why idiots are always in favor of inequality of income (their only chance of eminence), and the really great in favor of equality. ... George Bernard Shaw {view}
  • High gas prices are going to revolutionize the way we drive and move our society to more fuel-efficient vehicles, ... Unfortunately, it's taken a crisis of high gas prices to move us in that direction. ... Bill Richardson {view}
  • Society is joint action and cooperation in which each participant sees the otherpartner's success as a means for the attainment of his own. ... Ludwig von Mises {view}
  • Most of the flooding of New Orleans was due to man's follies. Society owes those who lost their lives, and the approximately 100,000 families who lost all, an apology. ... Ivor van Heerden {view}
  • Interdependence is and ought to be as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency. Man is a social being. ... Mahatma Gandhi {view}
  • All men seek one goal : success or happiness. The only way to achieve true success is to express yourself completely in service to society. First, have a definite, clear, practical ideal-a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achie ... Aristotle {view}
  • It's a lost art in our society to help others to this extent. Our pilots use their own planes and fuel to serve those with certain (conditions). ... Reed Suddaby {view}
  • It's unfortunate, but that's how society is today. They want to see the big man fall. ... Billy Wagner {view}
  • He is a product of society. He is a fell-through-the-cracks member of Family Services. ... Chett Crellin {view}
  • Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be. If one asks the whence derives the authority of fundamental ends, since they cannot be stated and justified merely by reason, one can only answer: they exist in a healthy society ... Albert Einstein {view}
  • such outrages have no place in any civilized society and those who perpetrate them should be brought to justice. ... Tony Blair {view}
  • All of our lives, the very fabric of our society, are so intertwined with science and technology that you can't even begin to fathom where we're going in the 21st century without an understanding of science. ... John Rennie {view}
  • This is a manifesto that takes the next steps to building a strong economy, a strong society and a strong Britain, ... Tony Blair {view}
  • I believe however that peace is attainable regardless of the Arabs mentality, society or government. ... Yitzhak Rabin {view}
  • One can serve society in different ways. My wife and I have chosen to do it this way. We are both working here in the restaurant. I am the host and my wife is working back in the kitchen preparing the food. So this is a family restaurant. And it is our family's gift to the community. ... Borhanuddin Haffas {view}
  • I think that just like with many other things in our society, certain things are much more acceptable now than they were five, 10 years ago or longer. I know a lot of pregnant teens who have had no problems staying in the regular school environment, trying to maintain their regular schedule as long as they could. ... Andy Melin {view}
  • Every society has its values, traditions and inclinations, and that's why the so-called Greater Middle East Initiative initiated by the United States was rejected by all the Arab countries. ... Abdullah Hassan {view}
  • We believe that there are elements of Iranian society - I put it no higher than that - who may well be associated with the attacks on British troops, ... John Reid {view}
  • It is not a deterrent. It is in a very real sense a revenge by society. ... Revenge is not a proper motivation by the government. Justice should be our aim. I think these recommendations ... will improve our system of justice, ... Paul Simon {view}
  • Revolutionary movements attract the best and worst elements in a given society. ... George Bernard Shaw {view}
  • Money is the most egalitarian force in society. It confers power on whoever holds it. ... Roger Starr {view}
  • if she could not survive as humble and as sweet as she was in a segregated society ? nobody could survive. ... Rosa Parks {view}
  • Sleeping in a bed -- it is, apparently, of immense importance. Against those who sleep, from choice or necessity, elsewhere society feels righteously hostile. It is not done. It is disorderly, anarchical. ... Rose Macaulay {view}
  • In a litigious society like the United States, HR managers found to be discriminating on the basis of name would probably find themselves before a court before too long. ... Romie Littrell {view}
  • If there is one word that describes our form of society in America, it may be the word - voluntary ... Lyndon B. Johnson {view}
  • He was saying Squeaky was a danger to society and she should be put away forever and ever, and Squeaky, stood up and said, 'I am not dangerous,' and blasted him with the apple. ... Walt Stewart {view}
  • We believe that the defects of so many perverse and so many frivolous people, who make up society, are organic, and society is a hospital of incurables ... Ralph Waldo Emerson {view}
  • There is this to be said in favor of drinking, that it takes the drunkard first out of society, then out of the world. ... Ralph Waldo Emerson {view}
  • Religion divides people. The task of Soviet society was to carry out a policy that made it as improper to talk about religion as about salaries or syphilitics. Every religion makes a claim to have the absolute truth, and when you have the truth, you can do anything, including kill. ... Alexander Nikonov {view}
  • The kids live in a sleep-deprived culture. Our society has been very cavalier about our disregard for needing sleep. Changing school times is just a small piece of the discussion. ... Jody Siegle {view}
  • Your decision affects society. It'll affect the future of this company's behavior and other companies' behavior. ... Jerry Kristal {view}
  • Increasingly, we're becoming a society that has grown up with solitary gaming experiences on their computers, TV sets or personal game consoles. And I think people are going to casinos and discovering the community atmosphere on the gaming tables. They're finding out that, hey, it's fun to be around real people. ... Joe Weinert {view}
  • That means we do these things not to make money, but to keep our society functioning at a reasonable level where people can be healthy. We are not trying to shut down businesses; we want businesses to keep running, (but without polluting) and, in this case, the air belongs to all of us. ... Patty Clary {view}
  • Unfortunately, there are people in society that can't act right. If you look at problems near the bars, the problems are always outside. These undesirables cause problems outside the bar, not the actual patrons in the bars. ... Joel Holliday {view}
  • I'm afraid our society is playing Russian roulette when young adults go without health insurance. They deny needed care ... and it increases out-of-pocket expenses for them and their families. ... Joel Miller {view}
  • This is a movie that is special. ... It's about violence and society, ... Look, we need help on this. We need people to understand what this movie is and what it's trying to do. Look, it is a controversial movie. ... Joel Silver {view}
  • The V For Vendetta story was written in the late 80's and takes place in a society in an alternate world and the recent events in London does not affect this scenario. At first, we wanted to release the movie in November but the principal shooting was finished just a few weeks ago and considering all the post-production work which is to be done, especially the special effects, we decided to postpone the release until March 2006. ... Joel Silver {view}
  • Those organizations don't want the movement to radicalize. They don't want immigrants and the rest of society to come forth in a militant way and demand their rights. ... Javier Rodriguez {view}
  • There is no place that they really fit, so they've made their own little society, ... Don Fowler {view}
  • It showed our kids a variety of ways to approach common problems related to adolescents and society. ... Mark Tasker {view}
  • How To Kill the Job Culture Before It Kills You: Living a Life of Autonomy in a Wage-Slave Society ... sucking the vitality out of our lives, families and communities. ... Claire Wolfe {view}
  • A society which is clamoring for choice, which is filled with many articulate groups, each urging its own brand of salvation, its own variety of economic philosophy, will give each new generation no peace until all have chosen or gone under, unable t ... Margaret Mead {view}
  • Being gay is not a Western invention; it is a human reality ... to LGBT men and women worldwide, let me say this: Wherever you live and whatever the circumstances of your life, whether you are connected to a network of support or feel isolated and vulnerable, please know that you are not alone. ... Hilary Clinton {view}
  • We'll have a different set of values, and society will adapt. That doesn't mean these changes are all good, just because we will accept them. But the 'Chicken Little' view of history isn't correct. Changes take place gradually, and people and institutions adapt. ... Robert Reischauer {view}
  • The Dixie was a place where everyone went, all levels of society. You could see the town mayor sitting next to the town drunk, ... It's really the passing of a landmark. ... Don Edwards {view}
  • In a society that promotes conformity, ... novel-reading one person experiencing both the mind of another person and her own mind experiencing is a subversive force. ... Jane Smiley {view}
  • I think sports and entertainment is kind of the backbone of what our society is about these days, for better, for worse. I think it only can grow. ... Rob Tuchman {view}
  • A good prince will tax as lightly as possible those commodities which are used by the poorest members of society: grain, bread, beer, wine, clothing, and all other staples without which human life could not exist ... Desiderius Erasmus {view}
  • I think the first duty of society is justice ... Alexander Hamilton {view}
  • My tragic view of life... leads me to have little patience with the chronic complaining I hear in modern society from people who have so much yet act as if life and society have conspired to oppress them. ... Dennis Prager {view}
  • Censorship always defeats it own purpose, for it creates in the end the kind of society that is incapable of exercising real discretion. ... Henry Steele Commager {view}
  • Justice may be blind, but we all know that diversity in the courts, as in all aspects of society, sharpens our vision and makes us a stronger nation. ... Bill Clinton {view}
  • Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers. ... Mignon McLaughlin {view}
  • Liberals tend to put the onus of your success on society and conservatives on you and your family. ... Dennis Prager {view}
  • The aim of the High is to remain where they are. The aim of the Middle is to change places with the High. The aim of the Low, when they have an aim -- for it is an abiding characteristic of the Low that they are too much crushed by drudgery to be more than intermittenly conscious of anything outside their daily lives -- is to abolish all distinctions and create a society in which all men shall be equal. ... George Orwell {view}
  • Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character had abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and courage which it contained. ... John Stuart Mill {view}
  • Stigmatization and discrimination is bad in a society, ... The society must discourage prejudice, stigma, embarrassment and fears related on HIV/AIDS to patients. ... Bill Clinton {view}
  • The impact on our society of the computing revolution is simply breathtaking -- it has changed the way we work, play, learn and communicate. ... Bill Gates {view}
  • As a historical society, we knew we had to preserve history, but now we have to pursue it, too. ... Bill Hall {view}
  • Mutual cheating is the foundation of society. ... Blaise Pascal {view}
  • 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. ... Borukh Gorin {view}
  • American society will never completely understand the true meaning of equality. ... Bryant H. McGill {view}
  • The decrease in pervasive attacks in 2005 is counter-intuitive to what society at large believes is a major threat to their personal data. IBM believes that the environment has shifted - with increased security protection on most systems and stiffer penalties, we are seeing organized, committed, and tenacious profiteers enter this space. This means that attacks will be more targeted and potentially damaging. Organizations around the world - from the public and private sectors - must move quickly and work together to address this growing challenge. ... Cal Slemp {view}
  • Castro basically told people if you don't want to be part of the government, part of the society, then get out. I was one of the first ones to sign up. ... Herald Alfredo Castillo {view}
  • We know the pain the president has caused our society and his family and his friends, but we know, too, how much the president has done for this country. ... Charles Ruff {view}
  • In all societies, it is advisable to associate if possible with the highest; not that the highest are always the best, but because, if disgusted there, we can descend at any time; but if we begin with the lowest, to ascend is impossible ... Charles Caleb Colton {view}
  • Societies can be sunk by the weight of buried ugliness. ... Daniel Goleman {view}
  • We are not just here to manage capitalism but to change society and to define its finer values. ... Tony Benn {view}
  • In the infancy of society every author is necessarily a poet ... Percy Bysshe Shelley {view}
  • More and more Americans feel threatened by runaway technology, by large-scale organization, by overcrowding. More and more Americans are appalled by the ravages of industrial progress, by the defacement of nature, by man-made ugliness. If our society continues at its present rate to become less livable as it becomes more affluent, we promise all to end up in sumptuous misery. ... John W. Gardner {view}
  • I give society and conformity the middle finger ... Johnny Li {view}
  • It's not going to be the individual ... technical (public health) decisions that are going to hold our society together in the face of an immense struggle with an influenza pandemic, ... Peter Singer {view}
  • A bore is a vacuum cleaner of society, sucking up everything and giving nothing. Bores are always eager to be seen talking to you. ... Elsa Maxwell {view}
  • A lot of artists say they'd be happy in a classless society. But artists are often the first to deceive themselves. Put them in the kind of utopia they sentimentalize, and in no time, they would be binding their feet, lengthening their necks or flattening their heads, just to be different. ... Brad Holland {view}
  • [Banning it] is hilarious and very immature of a society. If two people are loving ... I think we should be more concerned if two people express anger in love, than love. ... Heath Ledger {view}
  • Understand that society is the source of whatever pleasure one derives and whatever wealth one achieves in life. ... Sri Sathya Sai Baba {view}
  • The men who still have the largest share of the power in society don't do any domestic work. The very people who are making our most important decisions should know how to cook, know how to grow a garden, diaper a baby, and raise young people. They should not only know these things but practice them. ... Susan Griffin {view}
  • A state is not a mere society, having a common place, established for the prevention of mutual crime and for the sake of exchange...Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship. ... Aristotle {view}
  • It is only when man cultivate humanness that society will shine with radiance and the nation and the world will progress. Humanness can be promoted only through spirituality and not by any other means. Just as a seed can sprout only when it is planted in the soil and watered, human values can grow only in a spiritual soil. ... Sri Sathya Sai Baba {view}
  • Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society. ... Thomas Jefferson {view}
  • There is nothing more dangerous than to build a society with a large segment of people in that society who feel that they have no stake in it; who feel that they have nothing to lose. People who have stake in their society, protect that society. . . ... Martin Luther King Jr. {view}
  • I'll take Heaven for the climate and Hell for society. ... Mark Twain {view}
  • The distinctions of society vanish before the light of these truths. I attach myself to the multitude, not because they are voters and have political power; but because they are (human), and have within their reach the most glorious prizes of humanity. . . . Self-culture, the care which every (person) owes to (oneself), to the unfolding . . . of (one's) nature. . . . ... William Ellery Channing {view}
  • Disturbances in society are never more fearful than when those who are stirring up the trouble can use the pretext of religion to mask their true designs. ... Denis Diderot {view}
  • We are now full participants in Canadian society. Apartheid is gone. It has been a 26-year struggle. ... Bruce Walker {view}
  • And, to help society at large to understand that in the equation of life, fathers are of equal importance as mothers. ... Malik Yoba {view}
  • My foundations support people in the country who care about an open society. It's their work that I'm supporting. So it's not me doing it. But I can empower them. I can support them, and I can help them. ... George Soros {view}
  • Nothing so cements and holds together all the parts of a society as faith or credit, which can never be kept up unless men are under some force or necessity of honestly paying what they owe to one another. ... Marcus Tullius Cicero {view}
  • No society ever rights a wrong without finding a new one to put in its place ... Margo Jefferson {view}
  • A person's worth is quite independent of their usefulness to society. ... Kjell Magne Bondevik {view}
  • The great hope of society is in individual character ... William Ellery Channing {view}
  • Without doubt, these dreamers do not deserve wealth, because they do not desire it. Even so, a well-organized society should assure to such workers the efficient means of accomplishing their task, in a life freed from material care and freely consecr ... Marie Curie {view}
  • Our lifetime may be the last that will be lived out in a technological society. ... Arthur C. Clarke {view}
  • To celebrate citizenship is one way for society to show that it is something valuable which strengthens the community. ... Jens Orback {view}
  • [Sue Ellen Cooper of Fullerton launched the society in April 1998. Her inspiration came from the verse] Warning (When I Am an Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple), ... When I am an old woman I shall wear purple with a red hat which doesn't go and doesn't suit me. ... Jenny Joseph {view}
  • President Bouteflika's effort to wipe the slate clean is an affront to long standing civil society efforts to bring justice and accountability, ... Leaving the legacy of Algeria's abhorrent conflict unresolved creates an obstacle to lasting peace and, by de facto offering immunity to those responsible for grave crimes, raises the specter of future human rights abuses. ... Jennifer Windsor {view}
  • I started out with the Big Brothers program and then went to the American Cancer Society, where I was eventually the national vice president. I'm a mission kind of guy. The Red Cross was an easy mission to embrace, like Chevrolet and apple pie. ... Tom Peters {view}
  • joining the society is a great way to continue learning about Churchill and further hone skills that can be learned from him. ... John English {view}
  • People own the 'Moonlight' Sonata. Their children were conceived to it, and it's difficult to find anybody in Western society who doesn't have a personal relationship to that. You put [that widely known] a song on, and you start dancing to it, you are going to collide with people's own lives and own stories, and we are very interested in that. ... Danial Shapiro {view}
  • I think everybody pre-censors today. We have a politically correct, obsessed society. The prevailing rule of the day is don't offend anybody. ... John Whitehead {view}
  • doesn't force any particular theory on anyone. I think in a pluralistic society that is the fairest way to go about education and training people for the future. ... Bill Frist {view}
  • I think we've gotten way too lackadaisical. Our society is very reactive rather than proactive, and it bothers me that the huge changes right after September 11, like the National Guard at the airport, have been cut back. ... Amy Allen {view}
  • When the world wearies and society ceases to satisfy, there is always the garden. ... Minnie Aumonier {view}
  • Trust a nitwit society like this one to think that there are only two categories - fag and straight. ... Gore Vidal {view}
  • It is the reformer who is anxious for the reform, and not society, from which he should expect nothing better than opposition, abhorrence and mortal persecution ... Mahatma Gandhi {view}
  • If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized. ... Oscar Wilde {view}
  • America must be the teacher of democracy, not the advertiser of the consumer society. It is unrealistic for the rest of the world to reach the American living standard. ... Mikhail Gorbachev {view}
  • I am always talking about the human condition and about American society in particular: what it is like to be human, what makes us weep, what makes us fall and stumble and somehow rise and go on from darkness into darkness and that darkness carpeted ... Maya Angelou {view}
  • An oligarchy of private capital cannot be effectively checked even by a democratically organized political society because under existing conditions, private capitalists inevitably control, directly or indirectly, the main sources of information. ... Albert Einstein {view}
  • I realized about 10 years ago that my wealth has to go back to society. A fortune, the size of which is hard to imagine, is best not passed on to one's children. It's not constructive for them. ... Bill Gates {view}
  • A man who seeks truth and loves it must be reckoned precious to any human society ... Frederick The Great {view}
  • We have a long way to go because space exploration and science are not really priorities in American society. But we can continue to fight the good fight and promote education, scientific research, and intelligent plans to explore the solar system and universe with both people and machines. ... Paul Hardersen {view}
  • America has been sold a bill of goods. In a society that values youth and beauty and the surface over the inner soul, this is the logical outcome. If you're not pretty anymore, if you're not young anymore, you just need to die. You need to move on over. ... Pat Anderson {view}
  • Life isn't stable. Stability is unnatural. The only stable society is the police state. You can have a free society or you can have a stable society. You can't have both. Take your choice. As for me, I'll choose a free, organic society over a rigid, artificial society any day. ... Tom Robbins {view}
  • We got permission from the two churches because this their land. Then we went to the historical society and the city council to get permission. ... Paul Johnson {view}
  • The sad part about electronics is once you buy it it is obsolete. We live in a disposable society, when they upgrade they just throw it away. ... Paula Clark {view}
  • We don't think it's productive to just say society is wrong. A lot of pain and suffering has come from business's wrongdoing, and we must again foster trust. ... John Castellani {view}
  • We, as a society, need to educate ourselves on drugs and also on gangs. ... Pastor Joshua Sarmiento {view}
  • Women's battle for financial equality has barely been joined, much less won. Society still traditionally assigns to woman the role of money-handler rather than money-maker, . . . home economics than financial economics. ... Paula Nelson {view}
  • Women's battle for financial equality has barely been joined, much less won. Society still traditionally assigns to woman the role of money-handler rather than money-maker,and our assigned specialty is far more likely to be home economics than financial economics. ... Paula Nelson {view}
  • (He) must have been a very strange and brilliant man. He ... created a new way of operating a society that lasted for another 500 years. ... Bruno Heller {view}
  • We (the engineering society) help to get them excited. ... Anthony Harris {view}
  • I think it's appropriate. He has paid his debt to society. ... Aitan Goelman {view}
  • These are a huge set of issues of fundamental social science interest that shed light on the workings of society. ... Nicholas Christakis {view}
  • The case raises key issues of principle for the effective promotion of equality where a significant institution in Irish society can exclude women from both the direct recreational benefits of membership and the indirect social and economic benefits that would flow from that membership. ... Niall Crowley {view}
  • Many achievements of the Soviet epoch laid the foundation for modern society. All this should be remembered. The repeal of the Nov. 7 holiday will bring nobody the laurels of a hero. ... Gennady Zyuganov {view}
  • The National Geographic Society is a very powerful brand, whose impeccable, family-oriented reputation for bringing knowledge of different cultures and geographies to many people is a perfect fit for our vision of this project. Through our partnership with National Geographic, we want to empower people of all ages to share their life experiences and grow to understand the world on a global level in an educational and entertaining interactive environment. ... Kevin Donovan {view}
  • women will be able to fully participate in society. ... Saudi Arabia {view}
  • It's women and kids last in this society. ... Bruce Vladeck {view}
  • Lifestyles became much more modest, looking for cheap bargains. Deflation penetrated society. ... Noriko Hama {view}
  • Our society has changed in unforeseeable ways since Social Security was created. For example, we are living longer, healthier, and more productive lives and while this is all great news, this has also placed added pressure on America's retirement system. ... Norm Coleman {view}
  • Tonight a real social-democratic movement was created in Israel. We are going to establish a new society. ... Amir Peretz {view}
  • The issue of public concern is not Sharon's health but the health of Israeli society. ... Amir Peretz {view}
  • Interethnic and spiritual accord is our strategic resource, the basis for progress of our society and state. ... Nursultan Nazarbayev {view}
  • For centuries we have been living in the society where not laws but people ruled, where there was no legal state. ... Nursultan Nazarbayev {view}
  • People can express opinions in democratic society but I must say investor confidence in political stability is eroding due to the ongoing protests against the prime minister. ... Kiatphong Noijaiboon {view}
  • Preventing influenza in children, we think, will reduce influenza in our society. ... Robert Belshe {view}
  • Rules of society are nothing; ones conscience is the umpire. ... Madame Dudevant {view}
  • Boomers make up a third of our population, and they have always dominated our society from a cultural standpoint. The way work itself is being done, how we dress, where we work: All of these innovations have been embraced by our society. ... Maddy Dychtwald {view}
  • Chinese society puts the public good ahead of individual rights and benefits. China has been able to rapidly develop precisely because the government doesn't need or want a consensus among the public, durable or otherwise. If it wanted to build an airport or highway to spur growth, the government did it. It certainly didn't ask those being displaced if it was O.K. ... Ryan Barrett {view}
  • I believe that free and civilized societies do not hold prisoners incommunicado, ... Tom McClintock {view}
  • But with the help of the American Cancer Society and through this event, we're giving people hope. ... Cynthia Guariglia {view}
  • If we want to see a reversal, every sector of society and every minority group has to get up and say enough. ... Ruth Klein {view}
  • They did me a huge favor. Is our society willing to embrace people who have taken a road to redemption? That's my story. ... Tom Malin {view}
  • We wanted to present proof positive that Boys & Girls Clubs of America has made a lasting impact on society, and honoring these outstanding alumni certainly illustrates this point. ... Roxanne Spillett {view}
  • the Amendment must draw its meaning from the evolving standards of decency that mark the progress of a maturing society. ... Earl Warren {view}
  • The good news is lawyers were seen as helpful to our society by 82 percent of the population. ... Cynthia Cohen {view}
  • This is seriously going to blow people's minds! Steve Gibb from CROWBAR (formerly of BLACK LABEL SOCIETY ) [flew] up from Miami to rip some solos and leads on a few tracks. We are also going to have two INSANE guest appearances that will definitely shock and excite people. . . Kirk is singing with me as well as playing the bass and guitar on the album, and we have both been writing and bringing ideas to the table. It's been killer! ... Jamey Jasta {view}
  • Societies, even those claiming to be just societies, are often built on the backs of an underclass ... What is happening in Paris now happened in the United States in the 1960s. ... James Zogby {view}
  • People who newly taste freedom tend to act excessively. ... Toba Beta {view}
  • We can only have success in partnership with others in the development community, including civil society and the private sector. There must be effective performance in utilizing development assistance -- corruption-free and reaching the poor. ... James Wolfensohn {view}
  • The Park Service has been arrogant for a very, very long time. They are a cloistered, almost cult-like society. The Park Service doesn't believe it needs to listen to what Congress is telling them. They think, 'We know better how to define the law.' They have a whole history of using parks as a tool to lock up land. ... Chuck Cushman {view}
  • She said, 'I was angry. It was because of anger.' She is a person with a grudge against society, an enemy of society. ... Bernardo Batiz {view}
  • The artifacts come from different major classes of Celtic society. ... Lewis Hales {view}
  • You can write all the guidelines you want, but you're living in a society where food is our number one social behavior. ... Lewis Kuller {view}
  • We're not only providing for the Payson Humane Society, but we're keeping tons and tons and tons of recyclables out of our landfills. ... Lisa Boyle {view}
  • The MS Society is the world's best in research. Our mission is to find a cure for MS, so 40 percent of the money we raise goes to research. ... Lisa Brown {view}
  • It's absurd to try to police demeaning speech. That's not what a free society does. ... Greg Lukianoff {view}
  • They bring a lot more baggage in these days, ... The pressures of society are stronger -- the drinking, the drugs, the social problems. They have to grow up faster and take on more responsibilities. ... Greg Martin {view}
  • Going in the direction of an ownership society gets you to the consumption tax in a different way. ... Stephen Slivinski {view}
  • Yes. I won't be giving them to the children, but back to society. Don't get me wrong, the children will get something, but we received from society, and will give it back. ... Haim Saban {view}
  • We started the Greatest Generation Society where, for a fee, people can become lifetime members. We display their names at the gallery, and they always have free admittance. But we did not solicit this; friends just started giving us this money. ... Maggie De Weirdt {view}
  • This is a very large number of political parties and this is evidence that everyone from all segments of society want to participate in this political process. ... Hamdieh Husseini {view}
  • We are confident that with this kind of support, we will be able to build a very democratic society with a free market economy. ... Haq Ahadi {view}
  • But then, Wagner added, the adolescent is also far more developed than the newborn and yet society values both lives equally. The burden for pro-choice advocates, therefore, is to demonstrate that the change a human undergoes as she develops from a fetus to a newborn [is] so different from all future developments that it alters her ontological status entirely. They must also show that the value of a human being depends on the characteristics that he or she acquires rather than on the kind of thing that it is. ... Steve Wagner {view}
  • The gap between rich and poor has been growing in all parts of our society. We're facing a problem if, in a competitive society such as ours, there are an increasing number of people who can't compete. ... Mizuho Fukushima {view}
  • We sense that the attitudes in society are changing about the death penalty, that people are reconsidering their earlier attitudes about it. ... Mike McCarron {view}
  • There is no nonsense so gross that society will not, at some time, make a doctrine of it and defend it with every weapon of communal stupidity. ... Robertson Davies {view}
  • The art of the parenthesis is one of the greatest secrets of eloquence in Society. ... S√¢ÀÜ≈°√Ǭ¢√ɂǨ√É≈ {view}
  • A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend ... Oliver Wendell Holmes {view}
  • Because society would rather we always wore a pretty face, women have been trained to cut off anger. ... Nancy Friday {view}
  • Pierre Trudeau dreamed of a society that afforded all of its citizens an equal opportunity to succeed in life -- whatever their background or beliefs, whether rich or poor, ... Jean Chretien {view}
  • In much of society, research means to investigate something you do not know or understand, ... Neil Armstrong {view}
  • You have to look at history as an evolution of society. ... Jean Chretien {view}
  • I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society. ... Nelson Mandela {view}
  • Solitude shows us what should be; society shows us what we are. ... Robert Cecil {view}
  • Quotes from Mao, Castro, and Che Guevara - are as germane to our highly technological, computerized society as a stagecoach on a jet runway at Kennedy airport ... Saul Alinsky {view}
  • We should be part of the curriculum because we are a part of society. There have always been gay people, and we aren't going anywhere. ... Jacob Hall {view}
  • We are very committed to helping his assimilation to the American society. We feel that the less of that stuff he can worry about the more he can concentrate on his pitching. We're trying to put him in the best position to succeed at the major-league level. ... Andrew Friedman {view}
  • We've put in a lot of park lights all around our historical society museum and in the commercial area. There's also 110 hanging flower baskets we've put up. ... Thomas Foster {view}
  • But we look back now, and we realize the Great Society was not a success. ... Alphonso Jackson {view}
  • When purchased, the Cancer Society will donate the new digital mammogram machine to the Cayman Islands Hospital so that every woman living in the Cayman Islands will be able to benefit from the new medical facilities. ... Christine Sanders {view}
  • No theory should ever be placed in a position where it is no longer open fordebate ... Leif Ericsson Leo Veness {view}
  • LORD, n. In American society, an English tourist above the state of a costermonger ... Ambrose Bierce {view}
  • POLITICIAN, n. An eel in the fundamental mud upon which the superstructure of organized society is reared. When we wriggles he mistakes the agitation of his tail for the trembling of the edifice. As compared with the statesman, he suffers the disadvantage of being alive. ... Ambrose Bierce {view}
  • Society, a jury, whomever, has to decide at some point whether he's salvageable. Or is he so bad we're going to use a cell for the next 60 years? ... Richard Swanson {view}
  • Mentally retarded street youth are seen as a scourge to society. They are routinely rounded up and left to die in jails with no due process. ... Christopher Nugent {view}
  • Murrow stood up and took a position against something. Today, we are a much more hesitant society, a much more frightened society. ... Lou Cannon {view}
  • This legal system is not for Iran. It is for some other society from 200 years ago or 300 years ago. ... Mehrangiz Kar {view}
  • A free society has got to properly defend itself against terrorism. ... Lord Falconer {view}
  • To raise a child- "It used to take a village, but now it takes a miracle." ... Dr. Aaron Q. Gant {view}
  • We live in a society where increasingly our eco-socio-politico education is presented by 'court jesters' such as Bill Maher, Howard Stern, Al Franken, et al. Just how low have we sunk when people require a punch line in order to examine any serious topic? It won't be long before the only requirements to become a school teacher will be a great stand-up routine and a colorful clown's wig. ... Catman Cohen {view}
  • The pace and in some cases the nature of changes happening in society are occurring so rapidly that even our best efforts at incremental change leave us running in order to standstill, ... Lord Puttnam {view}
  • It's a great pity that the Royal Society cannot itself afford to purchase them so that they could be restored to our collection of documents from which they were removed at some point during our early history. ... Lord Rees {view}
  • We know that the baby boom has changed society at every age - education, housing, jobs, child care, health care, you name it. That will keep happening as they move into normal retirement, whatever that is. ... Loren Coleman {view}
  • Joining with the National Space Society to provide additional opportunity for the space-interested public to be involved is important now. ... Louis Friedman {view}
  • There is a real problem with society allowing that kind of arrangement. Adults should not be allowed to form any kind of family that doesn't protect the rights of the child to grow up in a stable, married, two-parent home. ... Charmaine Yoest {view}
  • There is only one thing more harmful to society than an elected official forgetting the promises he made in order to get elected; that's when he doesn't forget them. ... John McCarthy {view}
  • There is no subtler, no surer means of overturning the existing basis of society than to debauch the currency - The process engages all the hidden forces of economic law on the side of destruction, and does it in a manner which not one man in a million can diagnose. ... John Maynard Keynes {view}
  • They are an excellent labor resource. It's something the inmates feel they are giving back to society. I think it's a win-win situation for everyone. ... Ted Dailey {view}
  • I said there was a society of men among us, bred up from their youth in the art of proving by words multiplied for the purpose, that white is black, and black is white, according as they are paid. To this society all the rest of the people are as slaves. ... Jonathan Swift {view}
  • Obviously I'm very disappointed. It's a serious matter. Very serious matter. Serious matters get dealt with very seriously by society and obviously by us. I love my brother. I haven't talked to him, but I will. All I can say from the Gruden family is I'm very apologetic. ... Jon Gruden {view}
  • It's not a right, it's a privilege, and it's a nice benefit, but sometimes, we're in a society today that's taxed taxed taxed and we have to watch for everything we can do, ... Charles Henderson {view}
  • Greeting cards reflect the social fabric. And this is an unusual aspect of society. ... Barbara Miller {view}
  • We want to send a very strong message ... this is not what we expect out of civilized society, ... We're going to make an example of somebody. ... John Wilson {view}
  • The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage it contained. That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of the time. ... John Stuart Mill {view}
  • This does appear to be a secret society. ... Terri Grenier {view}
  • Julian Bond's tirades serve only to further reduce the once- great standing of the NAACP in our society. Bond's rank partisanship must call into question the legitimacy of the NAACP's political neutrality and its charitable tax status. ... Mychal Massie {view}
  • These criminals have declared war on our society and we are not going to let them win. ... Morris Iemma {view}
  • What kind of society, given the choice between recycling a mountain of paper and denuding a mountainside of trees would make a decision to do the latter? The answer: our kind. And it is time to change that. ... Morris K. Udall {view}
  • The list of 100 student- athletes represents the best of what college sports and higher education bring to our society. Their collective positive impact serves as a model for today's student-athletes. ... Myles Brand {view}
  • We live in a People magazine society, ... Morris Reid {view}
  • The bulk of the growth in coastal areas came about as a result of a wealthier society that has a very high taste for the ocean. ... Charles Colgan {view}
  • She's very passionate about what the Humane Society stands for. She was tenacious without being annoying. ... Barry Greenberg {view}
  • The root of the problem is really social because what society is doing to small communities and small groups of people has an effect on those people and thus has an effect on their languages. ... Andrew Garrett {view}
  • The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money, still less, as is apt to happen when these are abandoned, of race, but of age. ... W. H. Auden {view}
  • It underscores the notion that we've rid Jim Crow of much of our society, ... But Jim Crow still lives in the criminal justice system, and we've got to root it out. ... Hugh Price {view}
  • There is something inherently wrong in any society that allows a felon to sit among men of honour. ... Uche Ohia {view}
  • They feel cheated of a useful role in society, and that's what manhood has historically been grounded in, ... Susan Faludi {view}
  • Here on the pulse of this new day,/ You may have the grace to look up and out/ And into your sister's eyes, into/ Your brother's face, your country/ And say simply,/ Very simply,/ With hope,/ Good Morning. ... Maya Angelou {view}
  • The Society is once again more stable and more secure than the last time we reported. I believe we're nearly out of the woods. ... Charles Thomson {view}
  • The most striking result of our present system of farming out the national land and capital to private individuals has been the division of society into hostile classes, with large appetites and no dinners at one extreme, and large dinners no appetit ... George Bernard Shaw {view}
  • Sports is a big economic area. And just like in other sectors of society, sports is vulnerable to corruption. It's not a holy realm. ... Sylvia Schenk {view}
  • Students' desire to influence society is associated with significantly higher scores on a standard test of the disposition to think critically, perspective-taking skills (the ability to see the world from someone else's perspective) and a willingness to think complexly about other people's behavior. ... Sylvia Hurtado {view}
  • The Humane Society has received several applications a day since the grant was announced. ... Teri Schweiss {view}
  • When red-haired people are above a certain social grade their hair is auburn ... Mark Twain {view}
  • The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity. ... Rollo May {view}
  • The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. ... Albert Einstein {view}
  • Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals. ... Oscar Wilde {view}
  • (Bias against the Negro) is the worst disease from which the society of our nation suffers ... Albert Einstein {view}
  • Society often forgives the criminal; it never forgives the dreamer. ... Oscar Wilde {view}
  • To get into the best society nowadays, one has either to feed people, amuse people, or shock people ... Oscar Wilde {view}
  • Though all society is founded on intolerance, all improvement is founded on tolerance ... George Bernard Shaw {view}
  • No drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power. ... P. J. O'Rourke {view}
  • TV is such a major part of society. ... Randy Carter {view}
  • It's an escape from the everyday. It's also a way to connect with society. ... Charlie Watts {view}
  • The election will be conducted in a calm manner and the Azerbaijani society will remain stable, ... Ilham Aliyev {view}
  • American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it. ... Henry Brooks Adams {view}
  • The core political values of our free society are so deeply embedded in our collective consciousness that only a few malcontents, lunatics generally, ever dare to threaten them. ... John McCain {view}
  • American newspapers write about the information economy. In contrast, Europeans speak of an 'information society.' They (the Europeans) believe business is there to be taxed, and to support the election of politicians. ... Ian Angell {view}
  • A woman cannot be herself in modern society, with laws made by men and with prosecutors and judges who assess female conduct from a male standpoint. ... Henrik Ibsen {view}
  • The spirit of truth and the spirit of freedom - these are the pillars of society. ... Henrik Ibsen {view}
  • Japan must respond as a responsible member of international society and an ally of the United States. ... Junichiro Koizumi {view}
  • There is a symbolism in the attack. It seems to be an attempt to sow discord when civil society on both sides is showing greater compassion. ... C. Uday Bhaskar {view}
  • An increasing number of Japanese are seeking to have small dogs to heal their weariness in this stressful society. But we also need to consider the dogs. How can you say they never feel stressed in the society their owners see as being stressful? ... Shinobu Ishimura {view}
  • Society sets a goal, and in moving toward that goal technology improves and you can set a better goal. Taking on that goal, it sets a sort of (example of) 'If Sweden can do it, why can't we? ... George Sterzinger {view}
  • Achievers must not be penalized or parasites rewarded if we aspire to a healthy, productive, and ethical society. ... William E. Simon {view}
  • This is a sign to the EU and other countries that it's hopeless to form civil society here and promote change. ... Anwar Bunni {view}
  • Cordoba is not on the cutting edge, so to speak, economically or technologically speaking. But the society we live in is the information society, which offers free technologies. You can create whatever is inside your head. ... Alfredo Romeo {view}
  • He has paid his debt to society. Knowing about a horrible crime and doing nothing to prevent it is on one side, and on the other side of the scale is the tremendous assistance he provided to the government in order to prosecute the guys who actually did the bombing. ... Aitan Goelman {view}
  • Bureaucracies themselves should be assumed to be noxious, authoritarian parasites on society, with a tendency to augment their own size and power and to cultivate a parasitical clientele in all classes of society. ... William E. Simon {view}
  • It takes a man to stand up for what he believes, ... Especially in a society where everything is supposed to be politically correct. ... Carlos Delgado {view}
  • Whether it was a figment of Mgr Gonzis imagination, or whether Dom Mintoff deliberately gave that impression, it was the climax of the bitter Church-Labour dispute and the beginning of eight years of social banishment of MLP supporters. ... Lino Spiteri {view}
  • You've got to very much be part of today's society and you've got to use 21st Century techniques to draw attention to what you believe in. ... Lesley Garrett {view}
  • The church is part of a cultural precinct that includes the museum and historical society, theatre, school, library and community college, ... Rob Drew {view}
  • What is wonderful is that Norman remains an optimist. He believes if we all do our part, a just society will happen. ... Mark Jones {view}
  • It is our clear view that a cyberthreat can disrupt the provision of services and disrupt our society, disable our society even more so than can a well-placed bomb, ... Jamie Gorelick {view}
  • I think facebook should not have a dislike button because people will definitely use it for wrong purposes to destroy other people's lives. By disliking every post and every status, making them feel alone, unwanted, disliked, exiled. Social problems will be a mass. I support if you don't like it, just don't click like. Lol - Andrew Yem ... Seymour Nightweaver {view}
  • We all must try our best to ensure that these benefactors of society experience of society do not have to experience problems and all the hurdles from their path are removed. ... Rig Veda {view}
  • His numbers just do not work. His tax cuts benefit just a segment of our society. ... Chris Lehane {view}
  • By making charity one can attain a very respectable and adorable position in the society. ... Rig Veda {view}
  • The joke is our society. ... Monk Frost {view}
  • Availability of statistics and other required information will enable the society to assess judiciary and it institutions in a fair and objective manner. ... Justice Sabharwal {view}
  • We know that women in this society are very focused on their weight somewhat for health issues and somewhat for appearance issues. That may make them more susceptible to the public health messages we have been sending out. ... June Stevens {view}
  • The actions performed by great souls to spread,promote and disseminate knowledge to every strata of society is a great service to mankind. ... Sam Veda {view}
  • (Sport) is a great window on society, ... David Halberstam {view}
  • everything that I find horrible about society. ... Bret Easton Ellis {view}
  • Baptist ministers were imprisoned and even whipped for their beliefs. That's hard to comprehend in our society today. ... Fred Anderson {view}
  • We can not imagine that an Arab population forming more than 80 percent of the Iraqi society will allow the article reading that Iraq is part of the Islamic world instead of mentioning that we are part of the Arab nation, as if they want us to be linked to Iran and not to the Arab nation. ... Saleh al-Mutlaq {view}
  • I think overall society should change and society should reanalyze their position on marijuana. If nothing else, this will spark conversations that marijuana is less harmful than alcohol. The main goal is to bring more attention to this issue. ... Judie Niskala {view}
  • I think they all do it for the same reason. They have to believe that art is important to society and the business community. After all, creativity comes out of art and creativity is what businesses need. ... Judi Jedlicka {view}
  • We cannot imagine that an Arab population forming more than 80 percent of Iraqi society will allow the article reading that Iraq is part of the Islamic world instead of mentioning that we are part of the Arab nation, as if they want us to be linked to Iran and not to the Arab nation. ... Saleh al-Mutlaq {view}
  • Women have face-lifts in a society in which women without them appear to vanish from sight. ... Naomi Wolf {view}
  • Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion. ... Oscar Wilde {view}
  • To have a man who can flirt is next thing to indispensable to a leader of society. ... Margaret Oliphant {view}
  • Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt ... Shirley Chisholm {view}
  • The circumstances of human society are too complicated to be submitted to the rigor of mathematical calculation. ... Marquis De Custine {view}
  • Beautiful credit! The foundation of modern society. ... Mark Twain {view}
  • Prison continues, on those who are entrusted to it, a work begun elsewhere, which the whole of society pursues on each individual through innumerable mechanisms of discipline. ... Michel Foucault {view}
  • You will find the Americans much like the Greeks found the Romans: great, big, vulgar, bustling people more vigorous than we are and also more idle, with more unspoiled virtues but also more corrupt ... Harold Macmillan {view}
  • The problem is this. The spread of markets outpaces the ability of societies and their political systems to adjust to them, let alone to guide the course they take ... Kofi Annan {view}
  • Libel actions, when we look at them in perspective, are an ornament of a civilized society. They have replaced, after all, at least in most cases, a resort to weapons in defense of a reputation. ... Henry Anatole Grunwald {view}
  • get dropped out of society. Work is how we redeem ourselves, but there are people who can't work; they are desperate. ... Phil Hardberger {view}
  • The idea that you are at the centre of society, you're a foundational institution, there's been a move away from that, ... I think the church is struggling to regain that, which in my personal view, ain't gonna happen. ... Eddie Gibbs {view}
  • If just a few of the promised technologies come on line, then Medicare and the entire society could face substantially increased health-care spending. We need to worry not only about the demographic risk [posed by the aging of the baby boomers], but also the risk of developing new technologies that appear to break the bank. ... Dana Goldman {view}
  • This goes along with who we are as a society. Somebody does something exceptional, people are looking for ways to denigrate them. ... Phil Jackson {view}
  • I think today a pluralistic society should have access to a broad range of fact, of science, including faith, ... Bill Frist {view}
  • Affirmative action has a negative effect on our society when it means counting us like so many beans and dividing us into separate piles. ... John Kasich {view}
  • When they show the destruction of society on color TV, I want to be able to look out over Los Angeles and make sure they get it right. ... Phil Ochs {view}
  • Society isn't really 100 percent behind aggressive sanctioning of people who participate in victimless crimes. ... Jon'a Meyer {view}
  • Why is it today that we seem to be afraid of urging kids on to excellence and achievement? Our society is more inclined to let kids develop at their own pace-not push them too hard ... Rush Limbaugh {view}
  • from conservatism specifically, the John Birch Society. ... Rush Limbaugh {view}
  • The pest of society are the egotist, they are dull and bright, sacred and profane, course and fine. It is a disease that like the flu falls on all constitutions. ... Ralph Waldo Emerson {view}
  • I'm worried that students will take their obedient place in society and look to become successful cogs in the wheel - let the wheel spin them around as it wants without taking a look at what they're doing. I'm concerned that students not become passive acceptors of the official doctrine that's handed down to them from the White House, the media, textbooks, teachers and preachers. ... Howard Zinn {view}
  • Society is no one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, the Bores and the Bored ... Lord Byron {view}
  • The only part of the conduct of anyone for which he is amenable to society is that which concerns others. In the part which merely concerns himself, his independence is, of right, absolute. Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign. ... John Stuart Mill {view}
  • The great society is a place where men are more concerned with the quality of their goods than with the quantity of their goods. ... Lyndon B. Johnson {view}
  • The fact, in short, is that freedom, to be meaningful in an organized society must consist of an amalgam of hierarchy of freedoms and restraints. ... Samuel Hendel {view}
  • You judge a society by how it treats its most vulnerable citizens, ... Karen Bass {view}
  • The men with the muck-rake are often indispensable to the well-being of society, but only if they know when to stop raking the muck. ... Theodore Roosevelt {view}
  • This nation, this generation, in this hour has man's first chance to build a great society, a place where the meaning of man's life matches the marvels of man's labor ... Lyndon B. Johnson {view}
  • Society is a republic. When an individual tries to lift themselves above others, they are dragged down by the mass, either by ridicule or slander. ... Victor Hugo {view}
  • This is a rumor-filled society and if people want to site around and talk about whom I've dated, then I'd say they have a lot of spare time and should consider other topics... or masturbation. ... Johnny Depp {view}
  • We live in a society whose whole policy is to excite every nerve in the human body and keep it at the highest pitch of artificial tension, to strain every human desire to the limit and create as many new desires and synthetic passions as possible, in ... Thomas Merton {view}
  • Taxes, after all, are the dues that we pay for the privileges of membership in an organized society ... Franklin D. Roosevelt {view}
  • They have exiled me now from their society and I am pleased, because humanity does not exile except the one whose noble spirit rebels against despotism and oppression. He who does not prefer exile to slavery is not free by any measure of freedom, tr ... Kahlil Gibran {view}
  • Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners. ... Vladimir Lenin {view}
  • The chief product of an automated society is a widespread and deepening sense of boredom. ... C. Northcote Parkinson {view}
  • 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 {view}
  • A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity. ... Ralph Nader {view}
  • Any power must be an enemy of mankind which enslaves the individual by terror and force, whether it arises under the Fascist or the Communist flag. All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded to the ind ... Albert Einstein {view}
  • The American Cancer Society has it right. I do think mammograms save lives. ... Donald Berry {view}
  • offended practically every element of society. ... Bud Selig {view}
  • Getting the goodness of light-skinned society ... Learn to live among them, learn their education, their language - all the goodness. ... Red Cloud {view}
  • The foundations of our society and our government rest so much on the teachings of the Bible that it would be difficult to support them if faith in these teachings would cease to be practically universal in our country. ... Calvin Coolidge {view}
  • Who better than Cameron would understand in our society the way how good looks can be exploited? What was exciting was having her show the flip side of that, the fear and the way that it can be limiting. ... Cameron Diaz {view}
  • The achievements which society rewards are won at the cost of diminution of personality ... Benjamin Jowett {view}
  • Having Chinese leaders come to Yale is a good way (to create) more understanding between the two societies. ... Zhiwu Chen {view}
  • The role of the military within domestic American society, both by law and by history, has been carefully constrained, and there is nothing in our strategy that would move away from that historic principle. ... Paul McHale {view}
  • We, as a society, agree that we don't want to cut big trees any more. That wasn't clear in 1993. ... Jerry Franklin {view}
  • It gives us the opportunity to showcase our programs. The focus is on awareness and inclusion. In our society, everyone belongs. ... Paul Mollett {view}
  • These kids are oftentimes intelligent, polite and well-integrated in the fabric of their society, and come from middle-class families that would be considered law-abiding. ... Paul Mones {view}
  • We can't lock everybody up forever or we will just turn back to the sort of society that founded Australia in the first place, with transportation and ridiculous sentences for minor crimes. ... John North {view}
  • We live in an insular society. By sending students to Asia for instance, they begin to understand global competition. ... Jim Hogan {view}
  • I don't know anything in our society that can be 100 percent. ... Patrick Murphy {view}
  • The Oslo agreement had its weaknesses but it was also justified. There is no doubt that it forced Israeli society to self-examination that led to the conclusion that Israel must return to its correct borders, ... Ehud Olmert {view}
  • I mean, I look back now and I realize that at the time Great Society was put in place, you had a different vision. ... Alphonso Jackson {view}
  • We have to send a message to the world that our society rejects extremism and is united against it, ... Shaukat Aziz {view}
  • Government will only move toward change when the people demand it. And with more pressure from civil society and government, business will change. ... Steven Rockefeller {view}
  • Art is critical to benefit society at all levels. It's a wonderful way of giving people a chance to feel good about themselves. ... Heather Collins {view}
  • We are now integrated into American society and I don't like the word fashionable, because fashionable means that it's going to pass. It's not like that anymore. ... Antonio Banderas {view}
  • There are many 'little Katrina' disasters across the nation where the poor are ignored and are left out of society. Society deems poverty a stigma but those trapped in poverty don't have choices, ... They cannot move out of the whirlpool of poor education, poor employment opportunities and prevalence of crime in their neighborhoods. ... Helen Prejean {view}
  • As a society, we have become completely disconnected from where our food comes from. Prince Charles acknowledges and understands and embraces sustainable agriculture. ... Helge Hellberg {view}
  • It is our family's prayer that both of these gentlemen will become valuable members of this society.Only time will tell with Cam Hall, but we're hopeful that what he says is real. ... Steven Wood {view}
  • To suppose such a thing possible as a society, in which men, who are able and willing to work, cannot support their families, and ought, with a great part of the women, to be compelled to lead a life of celibacy, for fear of having children to be starved; to suppose such a thing possible is monstrous. ... William Cobbett {view}
  • My plays are talky; I say shut up and listen. They are about black men talking, and in American society you don't too often have that because the feeling is: 'What do black men have to say?' ... August Wilson {view}
  • In the society of men the truth resides now less in what things are than in what they are not. Our social realities are so ugly if seen in the light of exiled truth, and beauty is no longer possible if it is not a lie. ... R. D. Laing {view}
  • The writer is the Faust of modern society, the only surviving individualist in a mass age. To his orthodox contemporaries he seems a semi-madman. ... Boris Pasternak {view}
  • Our basic civil liberties are in jeopardy, but we're going to be spending our time as a society arguing about whether or not schoolchildren should be forced to pay tribute to imaginary invisible beings who live in magical kingdoms in outer space some ... Tom Tomorrow {view}
  • The Senate is the last primitive society in the world. We still worship the elders of the tribe and honor the territorial imperative. ... Eugene J. McCarthy {view}
  • Write about society as news and treat it like sociology. ... Clifton Daniel {view}
  • Such is the remorseless progression of human society, shedding lives and souls as it goes on its way. It is an ocean into which men sink who have been cast out by the law and consigned, with help most cruelly withheld, to moral death. The sea is the pitiless social darkness into which the penal system casts those it has condemned, an unfathomable waste of misery. The human soul, lost in those depths, may become a corpse. Who shall revive it? ... Victor Hugo {view}
  • The standard that a society should actually embody its own professed principles is a utopian one, in the sense that moral principles contradict the way things really are --- and always will be. How things really are --- and always will be --- is neither all-evil nor all-good but deficient, inconsistent, inferior. Principles invite us to do something about the morass of contradictions in which we function morally. Principles invite us to clean up our act; to become intolerant of moral laxity and compromise and cowardice and the turning away from what is upsetting: that secret gnawing of the heart that tells us that what we are doing is not right, and so counsels us that we'd be better off just not thinking about it. ... Susan Sontag {view}
  • Society is like a large piece of frozen water; and skating well is the great art o social life. ... Letitia Landon {view}
  • Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery of party, faction, and division of society ... John Adams {view}
  • Society is infested by persons who, seeing that the sentiments please, counterfeit the expression of them. These we call sentimentalists--talkers who mistake the description for the thing, saying for having. ... Ralph Waldo Emerson {view}
  • That a society controls, to a greater or lesser extent, the behavior of its members is a universal; but the methods, the particulars of that control, vary from one culture to another. ... Kenneth L. Pike {view}
  • The police is a very important institution for the democratization of Indonesian society. Unless the police is firmly put in front in charge of internal security, this country is going to go backwards. ... Sidney Jones {view}
  • Liam Fox has most directly addressed the policy issues of concern to me, particularly the broken society. ... Gerald Howarth {view}
  • The Ruffed Grouse Society currently supports the deer management program and considers the generally reduced deer numbers a golden opportunity to improve habitat for all game and non-game wildlife in [Pennsylvania] through improved habitat management. ... Mark Banker {view}
  • Make the effort, and chant the Lord's Name. O very fortunate ones, earn this wealth. In the Society of the Saints, meditate in remembrance on the Lord, and wash off the filth of countless incarnations. ... Sri Guru Granth Sahib {view}
  • We are so pleased Dan was recognized for all of his efforts. He enjoys working with the American Cancer Society staff to ensure the safe and timely delivery of the daffodils. ... Laura Peterson {view}
  • The Society of the Guru is not obtained like this, by trying to be near or far away. ... Sri Guru Granth Sahib {view}
  • O beloved mind, let the Society of the Saints be your dwelling. ... Sri Guru Granth Sahib {view}
  • Chastity is the cement of civilization and progress. Without it there is no stability in society, and without it one cannot attain the Science of Life. ... Mary Baker Eddy {view}
  • Once we begin to look at and appreciate the natural landscape that existed here before, we as a society become more inclined to want to protect it. Understanding where you live, and having an appreciation for where you live, translates into protecting where you live. ... Diane Jones {view}
  • No good is ever done to society by the pictorial representation of its diseases. ... John Ruskin {view}
  • Fit yourself for the best society, and then, never enter it. ... John Ruskin {view}
  • Because the national competition happens at the National Society for Human Resource Management conference, you will have 20,000 to 40,000 people there. ... Diane Decker {view}
  • Conservative distaste for the growing influence of courts in society suggests the development of alternatives to litigation which are less dependent on the fiat of unelected judges, ... cheaper, quicker and more responsive than court litigation. ... John Roberts {view}
  • Today's terrorists enjoy the benefits of our free society even as they commit themselves to our destruction, ... John Ashcroft {view}
  • In our lawsuit-happy society, focusing on personal responsibility as a way to protect our civil justice system is critical. We look forward to hearing Col. North's perspectives on how this philosophy is relevant given current affairs. ... Diane Davis {view}
  • If you wish to appear agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many things which you know already ... Johann Kaspar Lavater {view}
  • Private schools prop up the class system in society. It is inconsistent, to put it mildly, for someone who believes in a fairer and more egalitarian society to send their child to a fee-paying school. But I had to choose between my reputation as a politician and my son. ... Diane Abbott {view}
  • Together, they offer much promise for helping society deal with some of its greatest challenges in environmental quality, sustainability, security, and human health. ... Bruce Rittmann {view}
  • The AIDS epidemic is one of the greatest challenges to our society today. It is a fight that we cannot afford to lose. ... Anthony S. Fauci {view}
  • Iowa Watercolor Society Annual Exhibit, ... National Gallery {view}
  • The perception of poverty as morally intolerable in a rich society had to await the emergence of a rich society ... Nathan Rosenberg {view}
  • I think it's a loose society. People are just trying to get away with things that they know they shouldn't. ... Sandy Jacobs {view}
  • Society is composed of two great classes, those that have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners. ... S√¢ÀÜ≈°√Ǭ¢√ɂǨ√É≈ {view}
  • When we as a society make up our minds about something, as we have about abortion, most people tend to pull away from it. Something really significant has to occur to bring Americans back into the debate. ... Karlyn Bowman {view}
  • Many times in our society, children are the forgotten grievers because they don't grieve the way we do. They don't openly talk about how they are feeling because they don't have the vocabulary. How on earth would kids know how to describe these feelings? ... David Kessler {view}
  • In any open society, there is going to be a continuum between freedom and security, and I think any debate about how to strike that balance is a good debate, ... I do believe the Patriot Act strikes a good balance, but I'm also a Libertarian at heart. I want to hear good arguments on both sides. ... Brian Johnson {view}
  • None of us think about a world where all the cars are automated all the time. It could take society 20 years to adopt the technology. ... Sebastian Thrun {view}
  • He has the advantage of geography, of terrain, of a tribal society which will give him cover and which will show him the loyalty. So, unless somebody betrays him or by chance he is caught, it may be very difficult. ... Talat Masood {view}
  • I'm not tired, let's eat. One has to catch a little society when one can. ... Garrison Keillor {view}
  • During the time when so few hurricanes hit North America, we as a society framed decisions about land use, construction standards and other aspects of our lives around the shores of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, ... Built into those plans was the unstated assumption that hurricanes would continue to stay away from our shores as they had for the last third of a century. ... Hugh Willoughby {view}
  • Palestinian society is responsible for its choices and its future through these elections. We can either go toward positive change, and this is what we hope, or we can go backward. ... Talal Oukal {view}
  • Enjoying the joys of others and suffering with them - these are the best guides for man ... Albert Einstein {view}
  • If the grocery tax goes down, something else has to go up. That's just the nature of society. ... Gary Smith {view}
  • We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us. ... Winston Churchill {view}
  • Honor and honesty ? there is nothing more relevant to today's society. You have to be who you are and be true to that. Morality is a matter of personal integrity. ... Howard Millman {view}
  • We have to do the best we can. This is our sacred human responsibility. ... Albert Einstein {view}
  • The open mind is key to true understanding. ... Leif Ericsson Leo Veness {view}
  • I do not claim to have the answers. All I claim to have is an open mind that is willing to adapt to new information as it becomes available. ... Leif Ericsson Leo Veness {view}
  • From the point of view of light, light itself does not exist. ... Leif Ericsson Leo Veness {view}
  • The only certainty is that there is consciousness ... Leif Ericsson Leo Veness {view}
  • Every society, ... has to be vigilant against another type of Great Wall that can be a burden on man's talents and is born from a fear of them - a wall that limits speech, information and choices. ... Donald Rumsfeld {view}
  • The greatest sense of inner peace is not having to prove oneself ... Leif Ericsson Leo Veness {view}
  • The radical and international definition of a communist society given by Marx and Engels inevitably leads to the perspective of a transition (transition period) between capitalism and communism. ... Ernest Mandel {view}
  • Periodically, the workers do revolt against bourgeois society, not by a hundred, five hundred, or a thousand, but by the millions. ... Ernest Mandel {view}
  • There are some things a nice society doesn't want to talk about. ... Yvette Waters {view}
  • We are trying to teach literature and literacy in a society which doesn't value it any more. ... Paul Thomson {view}
  • It would be nice to have a personal stockpile, but I believe that the disadvantage for society is so much greater than my own personal interest in staying well, ... John Bradley {view}
  • We're probably the only community in society that would have welcomed somebody so easily. ... Travis Webb {view}
  • I believe that the will of the people is resolved by a strong leadership. Even in a democratic society, events depend on a strong leadership with a strong power of persuasion, and not on the opinion of the masses. ... Yitzhak Shamir {view}
  • We need to understand these guys are bigger than most people in society, ... They are fitter than most people in society, and their jobs are more demanding. . . . We need to understand in a serious way what the risks are, to the extent there are risk factors. We've got to address them. We are working on it. ... Paul Tagliabue {view}
  • For women to make a contribution they need opportunities, self-esteem and esteem in the eyes of their society, ... Tony Blair {view}
  • We were all surprised how smooth it went, relative to what was expected. It took Israeli society time, 10 years, to become ripe for such a move, ... Yitzhak Rabin {view}
  • While the law is aimed at reducing drug abuse it actually causes more drug abuse in our society by blocking access to education and also in that way it hurts our country's economic productivity. ... Tom Angell {view}
  • We received about $15,000 when we started as opposed to the millions that the humane societies receive. ... Cindy Weber {view}
  • I think the greatest curse of American society has been the idea of an easy millennialism -- that some new drug, or the next election or the latest in social engineering will solve everything. ... Robert Penn Warren {view}
  • If we as a society are willing to have a preference for organic food, the farmer can pass on the savings. ... Robert Patterson {view}
  • We cannot stand here in a free society, proclaiming that we care about human life, and do nothing in the face of this, in my opinion, ... Don Cheadle {view}
  • The bottom line is that the scientific evidence from 2005 and early 2006 is powerful and conclusive. If society wishes to avoid catastrophic disruption of our lives, the time for action is now. Individual citizens are powerful agents of change, but communities, businesses, the state and the federal government will need to do their part. ... Jane Lubchenco {view}
  • The world lies outside your home. ... Muhammed Haider {view}
  • What has become clear is that if society wants to avoid future disasters, it should do two things ? prevent even greater disruption to the climate system and prepare for the climate changes already set in motion. There is urgency on both fronts, reducing emissions and preparing to adapt. ... Jane Lubchenco {view}
  • Because of our society and schedules, we don't have time to sit down and eat a two-hour lunch. ... Tiana Lee {view}
  • They worked day and night. They were the guiding forces, the heart and soul of making the Humane Society of Manatee a first-class organization. They've done wonders and have saved so many animals. ... Cindy Morton {view}
  • The defeat of the strong minded is superior to the victory of the weak minded. ... Muhammed Haider {view}
  • Sometimes society gives the impression that we're not as qualified or we're not in control. But frankly, being in control of your eating habits may not reflect the control you have in other parts of your life. ... Mary Cofield {view}
  • I don't think it's a sad commentary on society. We're just inundated with tragedies. I guess it's a defense mechanism to compartmentalize these things and set them aside. ... Larry Greene {view}
  • There is a temptation to take advantage. Just like any other aspect of society, there are the good (music users) and the bad. There are those who comply and those who resist. ... Laurence Godfrey {view}
  • Society always wants to pick a winner. I don't know how you can choose between the two of them. ... Mark Few {view}
  • This was a person that proved his dangerousness (to society) over and over and over again. We're very thankful he has been given the punishment that he so richly deserves. ... Mary Green {view}
  • American journalists were the perfect foils. [Many newsmen] were shocked by them, ... a menace to society. ... Larry Kane {view}
  • In our society, we're having a huge problem with respect and appreciation of people and their art and talent. Everyone praises the almighty dollar. But the almighty dollar will never be what a friend or artist can be. ... Mary Hilaire Tavenner {view}
  • It's just another misguided publicity stunt by PETA to create a vegan society. KFC is very committed to the humane treatment of chickens and we're very proud of our industry leading animal welfare guidelines. ... Laurie Schalow {view}
  • One of the stereotypes I feel in society ... is that most black men are violent. ... Lawrence Scully {view}
  • In a society that tries to standardize thinking, individuality is not highly prized. ... Alex Grey {view}
  • Most people are explicitly racists. In parts of the world - so called educated, so-called western society - we've learned that it is not polite to be racist, and so often we don't express racist views, but... Racism is one of the big issues in the world today. Racism is the big social problem in the United States. ... Jared Diamond {view}
  • There is only one way left to escape the alienation of present day society: to retreat ahead of it ... Roland Barthes {view}
  • Even as the cell is the unit of the organic body, so the family is the unit of society. ... Ruth Nanda Anshen {view}
  • Like art and politics, gangsterism is a very important avenue of assimilation into society. ... E. L. Doctorow {view}
  • The Jews of India are unique in that they're Indians before they're Jews because their society is so welcoming toward them. ... Dan Zuckerman {view}
  • Many of us amongst the Israeli society did not draw any lesson. ... Danny Yatom {view}
  • In order for us as poor and oppressed people to become part of a society that is meaningful, the system under which we now exist has to be radically changed... It means facing a system that does not lend its self to your needs and devising means by which you change that system. ... Ella Baker {view}
  • Yes, and he's cut in two because he has brought division to society. ... Dante Alighieri {view}
  • I met Mgr Gonzi and he had all my writings laid out on his desk. He told me that if I converted he would even have officiated the wedding ceremony himself at the Palace ... Joe Micallef Stafrace {view}
  • When I said I felt I had done no wrong, he insisted I could only get married in the sacristy, even denying me the right to get married in a chapel. I later learnt that a number of priests had urged my wife-to-be to leave me. Can you imagine that?Despite all this, I still wanted a Church wedding. When Yvonne was asked whether shed take me as her husband she yelled out yes, her voice resounding well beyond the thick walls of the sacristy ... Joe Micallef Stafrace {view}
  • A lump rises in my throat as I write this... Blood was not shed. Yet hatred was sown and took root. That can be worse than spilling of blood.Mgr Gonzi had become obsessed with the belief that the Labour Party was inching closer to Communism ... Lino Spiteri {view}
  • I believe it reflects what's happening in all levels of our society. As these amazing success stories are detailed in the media, it will have an impact by helping create even greater opportunities for the next generation. ... Danica Patrick {view}
  • I had always felt close to the workers movement but I chose to stay loyal to the Church. It wasnt an easy choice and one that caused me a lot of pain ... Fr. An√¢ÀÜ≈°√Ǭ¢√ɂǨ√ {view}
  • I tried to minimise the number of cases where I could not give absolution to parishioners who came for confession. The cases were very few ... Fr An√¢ÀÜ≈°√Ǭ¢√ɂǨ√É {view}
  • The Church in Malta, had a crusader mentality at the time and came out guns blazing against the Labour Party. However, he is also confident that black period will never return.Vatican Council II, which came after the interdiction, gave us the tools to find a way out of the impasse.The Church learned from those mistakes ... Fr An√¢ÀÜ≈°√Ǭ¢√ɂǨ√É {view}
  • The government's crackdown on civil society is unprecedented, even in Uzbekistan's 14-year history of repression since independence from the Soviet Union. ... Holly Cartner {view}
  • We are the enemies of capitalism which depends on the protection of the gendarme to oblige workers to allow themselves to be exploited--or even to remain idle and go hungry when it is not in the interest of the bosses to exploit them. We are therefore enemies of the State which is the coercive violent organization of society. ... Errico Malatesta {view}
  • We've become a 24/7 society and employers are taking it out of the hide of the working people. Employers are paying them less, not paying them for the hours they work. ... Sal Souto {view}
  • ETA is killing, but every day it is more and more distant from Basque society. ... Juan Jose Ibarretxe {view}
  • We should be teaching Canadian civics and values to new immigrants, and we haven't been doing that as a society. ... Frank Dimant {view}
  • All of American society will benefit from what we have already done, which is to call attention to negative stereotyping of Indians. One of the things I've learned in the last three months is how insidiously Indian stereotyping has filtered into the general American consciousness. We would never allow stereotyping of other racial or ethnic groups in the way that we allow the stereotypes of Indians. ... Walter Harrison {view}
  • In the Middle East, they're being compressed, catapulted through the same debates that tore American society over decades in a short period of time. And the stakes are very high. ... Joshua Landis {view}
  • Literature and Society in the First Modern Period, 321 B.C. - A.D. 235, ... Joseph Farrell {view}
  • In polite society one laughs at all the jokes, including the ones one has heard before. ... Frank Dane {view}
  • We've all seen the progression of ideologies in Arab society, ... Wayne White {view}
  • The North Carolina Medical Society Foundation is very proud of the work of the Community Practitioner Program in addressing the issue of access to health care for vulnerable North Carolinians. Since its inception, the program has become an integral part of the safety net in our state. ... Bob Seligson {view}
  • Because of her style of interpretation, you could never tell whether she was gauging the political preferences of society ... reaching outcomes that were good in a policy or political way. People would criticize her as being mushy. ... Ann Althouse {view}
  • The public perception is unfair because it ignores issues in society that hip-hop reflects. ... Aden Darity {view}
  • Because they want more advertisements, they are destroying what is a very important part of the society - news reporting. It is wasting important national space that should be used in a more productive manner. ... Aamir Khan {view}
  • The greatest privilege in our society is to be a purveyor of news. ... Franklin Bliss Snyder {view}
  • Economic progress, in capitalist society, means turmoil. ... Joseph A. Schumpeter {view}
  • In science fiction, historically, you're telling allegorical tales. You're shining a light back on society -- what's happening now. It's a way to talk about what's going on, but from a sideways angle. ... David Goyer {view}
  • I attended the meeting and am really interested in being a part of the Students International Meditation Society. ... Josh Brown {view}
  • We live in such a cynical, postmodern society that if you are offended by something like this, people say, 'Lighten up, it's ironic, it's a joke.' And that's really nice if you're a student of art history. But how many 10-year-olds talk about irony? When you get teased, it doesn't make it any better to know that they're also calling it ironic. It sends the message that it's hip to make fun of Asians. ... Frank Wu {view}
  • They're going from one end of society all the way to the other. ... David Gourevitch {view}
  • Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. It is a tool for daily life in modern society. It is a bulwark against poverty, and a building block of development, an essential complement to investments in roads, dams, clinics and factories. Literacy is a platform for democratization, and a vehicle for the promotion of cultural and national identity. Especially for girls and women, it is an agent of family health and nutrition. For everyone, everywhere, literacy is, along with education in general, a basic human right.... Literacy is, finally, the road to human progress and the means through which every man, woman and child can realize his or her full potential. ... Kofi Annan {view}
  • Reading, reflection and time have convinced me that the interests of society require the observation of those moral precepts only in which all religions agree (for all forbid us to steal, murder, plunder, or bear false witness), and that we should n ... Thomas Jefferson {view}
  • Most revolutionaries are potential Tories, because they imagine that everything can be put right by altering the shape of society; once that change is effected, as it sometimes is, they see no need for any other. ... George Orwell {view}
  • Literature is where I go to explore the highest and lowest places in human society and in the human spirit, where I hope to find not absolute truth but the truth of the tale, of the imagination and of the heart. ... Salman Rushdie {view}
  • A person educated in mind and not in morals is a menace to society ... Juanita Kidd Stout {view}
  • When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of hell. That is why we dread children, even if we love them, they show us the state of our decay. ... Brian W. Aldiss {view}
  • Intuition becomes increasingly valuable in the new information society precisely because there is so much data. ... John Naisbitt {view}
  • Suicide is a fundamental human right. This does not mean that it is morally desirable. It only means that society does not have the moral right to interfere ... Thomas S. Szasz {view}
  • Journalists were never intended to be the cheerleaders of a society, the conductors of applause, the sycophants. Tragically, that is their assigned role in authoritarian societies, but not here -- not yet. ... Chet Huntley {view}
  • In addition, two of the participants made a trip to the humane society to adopt animals, and several began volunteering to walk the dogs at the shelter. Many of them told us that they didn't necessarily walk in the study because they knew it was good for their health; they enjoyed walking because they knew it was good for the animals. ... Rebecca Johnson {view}
  • Women come from a culture where society has told them all these years that at whatever level you have to be better, you have to work harder, you have to outperform everyone else in order to break through all the gender barriers. In a basketball male culture, it's almost not cool to study. I think it's taken a lot of programs the NCAA has implemented to let those players and their coaches know, 'We've got to perform or we're going to lose scholarship. ... Richard Lapchick {view}
  • Habit is the enormous flywheel of society, its most precious conservative agent. ... William James {view}
  • With the mayor, people recognize that illegal immigrants are so ubiquitous in our society that it could happen to anybody. You hire a lawn crew, someone to come in and redo your basement, who knows what you'll get. ... Richard Lamm {view}
  • He who, in an enlightened and literary society, aspires to be a great poet, must first become a little child ... Thomas Babington Macaulay {view}
  • Throughout the ages, artists have always spoken up about what is going on in society, and that's what's happening now. ... Chris Wangro {view}
  • The principles of the good society call for a concern with an order of being -- which cannot be proved existentially to the sense organs -- where it matters supremely that the human person is inviolable, that reason shall regulate the will. . . ... Walter Lippmann {view}
  • All of society should energetically support rural development. ... Wen Jiabao {view}
  • It?s a balancing act in our society. We?re always go, go, go, and it?s important to have balance in your world, right down to paying attention to your breathing. ... Kathy Gallant {view}
  • At the very least, [such actions] signal to society and the world that a lot of Americans do see this as an issue of some urgency. Here, the national government is not speaking, but lots of other players are. ... Oran Young {view}
  • It's a very important issue and what we are doing today is sending all the wrong signals into the society and into the culture. We're saying let's be selective in this process and let's not let certain groups of people here, and yet once they get here, we're saying we should protect them. ... Sam Brownback {view}
  • It's really about liberty. I'm very concerned about a growing intolerance and bossiness throughout society. Pubs are not health clubs. ... David Hockney {view}
  • I found myself wondering what a gay person in such a masculine-oriented society did -- whether they fled to Denver or toughed it out. I began thinking about homophobia. In fact, the thing that destroyed the relationship between the two characters was their own homophobia. ... Annie Proulx {view}
  • Theater is about sharing an experience. Through theater you can recognize and meet the society that it's born in, the temperament, the themes, the energy, the view, how things are looked at politically, humanly. Shakespeare is a good meeting point for such an encounter. It's like a diamond - it depends how you look at it. In each angle it reflects different light, different meaning. ... Omri Nitzan {view}
  • If you want to establish a true democracy it takes a long time. You have to empower the civil society. ... Omid Memarian {view}
  • Cohabitation among elderly people is becoming more common in Chinese society. ... Wang Xun {view}
  • Society in shipwreck is comfort to all. ... Publilius Syrus {view}
  • This is a way for me to make a contribution to the country and society. ... Samuel Alito {view}
  • We tend to live in a society that likes instant gratification. The accelerated system has become more of a focus for many of our patients - sometimes the take-home systems are not conducive to their lifestyle. ... Richard Creasman {view}
  • This court has said that competition between the states on commerce lies at the heart of a free society. What the respondents would do is national state tax systems. ... Theodore Olson {view}
  • This has to do with the internal dynamic, with the hardship imposed by structural adjustments, a society ravaged by AIDS, ... Richard Cornwell {view}
  • What's needed is a profound social change in this country to care for the rights of workers. Our society is profoundly unjust. ... Raul Vera {view}
  • Our society finds truth too strong a medicine to digest undiluted. In its purest form, truth is not a polite tap on the shoulder. It is a howling reproach. ... Ted Koppel {view}
  • We must unify Taiwan, we cannot afford to have our society being divided in half. ... Chen Shui-bian {view}
  • It seems that we have it backward in our society. We tend to look up to people who are under a great deal of stress, who can handle loads of stress, and those who are under a great deal of pressure. ... Richard Carlson {view}
  • There is no magic. There is no secret. You need your sleep, ... A lot of our society tries to get by, but the truth is it is up to each individual to get their optimal sleep amount. If you get less than that you can get by temporarily, but it's only temporary. ... Richard Berry {view}
  • Do you believe that Congress has the power to pass laws aimed at eliminating discrimination in society, or do you believe that our hands are tied - that the elected representatives of the people of the us are without the power to pass laws aimed at righting wrongs, ending injustice, eliminating the inequalities that we have just witnessed so dramatically and tragically in New Orleans, ... Ted Kennedy {view}
  • In an industrial society which confuses work and productivity, the necessity of producing has always been an enemy of the desire to create. ... Raoul Vaneigem {view}
  • Our society nowadays is all about killing two birds with one stone. ... Randal Williams {view}
  • Society is like the air, necessary to breathe but insufficient to live on. ... George Santayana {view}
  • It gives us the opportunity to convey the importance of higher education to society. ... Randa Safady {view}
  • We've also got to look after the achievers and the contributors and the wealth generators of our society, ... Mr Howard {view}
  • I believe we should live in a society where abortion is rare but safe. ... Dennis Wiese {view}
  • There is an increasing gap between the state and society, ... The state is supporting America. The society is increasingly anti--American. If the government ignores the public sentiment, it can't be legitimate. ... Muhammad {view}
  • insolvent to the point of endangering business continuity, disturbing the overall banking system and harming the interests of society. ... Muhammad {view}
  • What is important is the new dynamics existing now in this society. The idea of competition, and defeating the idea of the pharaoh, will give way to new steps. We are starting a new real era in our life. ... Muhammad Abdullah {view}
  • return to live in society. ... Hun Sen {view}
  • Economy is the basis of society. When the economy is stable, society develops. The ideal economy combines the spiritual and the material, and the best commodities to trade in are sincerity and love. ... Morihei Ueshiba {view}
  • Before oil prices are raised, we want to make sure the most vulnerable groups in society will be protected. ... Sofyan Djalil {view}
  • They had a project, a very comprehensive social, political plan, aimed at all levels of society, but specifically undermining Fijian political and traditional structures with a view to entrenching Indian influence in Fiji. ... George Speight {view}
  • We are a society that has been welcoming of immigrants. We are also a nation of laws. We need to keep that in mind as we move forward on this important debate. ... Scott McClellan {view}
  • I've never been in on a big number like this before, but the vet and the humane society were very cooperative. I couldn't ask for better than that. ... George Strobl {view}
  • Heaven for climate, hell for society. ... Mark Twain {view}
  • This campaign is aimed at promoting a harmonious society in China while marking the centennial of Chinese cinema. ... Mao Yu {view}
  • The farmer then has an incentive not to sell his land, ... And society has what it wants - open space. ... Mark Wilson {view}
  • Strong black women have been an integral part of Jamaican society for a very long time, but never in this capacity. ... Marlon Hill {view}
  • If societies have been using it for centuries why should it be patented?. ... Shiv Basant {view}
  • Fill yourself with love. Love should express itself in service to society. You should look upon society this way. We exist for society and society exists for the good of all. ... Sri Sathya Sai Baba {view}
  • In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else. ... Lee Iacocca {view}
  • I was training to be a lawyer... I was president of the law society at Glasgow University, and my bass guitarist was my secretary of my law society; the lead guitarist and writer worked at the law firm that I worked. ... Gerard Butler {view}
  • In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to remember seven generations in the past and consider seven generations in the future when making decisions that affect the people. ... Wilma Mankiller {view}
  • It is the tendency of the social burdens to crush out the middle class, and to force society into an organization of only two classes, one at each social extreme. ... William Graham Sumner {view}
  • Politics is the gizzard of society, full of grit and gravel, and the two political parties are its opposite halves - sometimes split into quarters - which grind on each other. Not only individuals but states have thus a confirmed dyspepsia. ... Henry David Thoreau {view}
  • When a man meets his make, society begins. ... Ralph Waldo Emerson {view}
  • A nation never falls but by suicide ... Ralph Waldo Emerson {view}
  • A society like Canada's, with its four centuries of give-and-take, compromise and acceptance, wrong-doing and redress, is basically a forgiving society. ... Adrienne Clarkson {view}
  • Unfortunately, our affluent society has also been an effluent society. ... Hubert H. Humphrey {view}
  • Not all Israelis were shocked. They didn't expect exactly this kind of major change within the Palestinian society, but not all were shocked. Many people tend to look at it in a quite rational way. ... Gabriel Sheffer {view}
  • It's an indictment of our whole society, that at the bottom of the rungs all the time are poor African-Americans. ... William Jefferson {view}
  • I've drawn figures since I was a teenager. I belonged to the Society of Illustrators in New York before I went to art school. I was hooked then, and I haven't stopped. It's a passion. ... Bruce Bulger {view}
  • They weren't immigrating to some existing society; indeed, they often did whatever they could do to destroy whatever existed here in the way of Indian society. ... Samuel P. Huntington {view}
  • It was this society and culture that among other things - including economic opportunities here and repression in Europe - attracted subsequent generations of immigrants to this country. ... Samuel P. Huntington {view}
  • Immigrants are people who leave one country, one society, and move to another society. But there has to be a recipient society to which the immigrants move. ... Samuel P. Huntington {view}
  • From 1882 until the 1950s, a whole series of legislation excluded immigrants from Asia from coming to our society. ... Samuel P. Huntington {view}
  • Iknow I'm not a threat to society or to Mrs. Ortolano. I want to be a contributing member of society. Please, your honor, give me that chance. ... Alex Kelly {view}
  • Unless we abandon elements which resemble a police state, we can't meet the demands of being a modern society. ... Ahmet Necdet Sezner {view}
  • The evolution debate has exposed a fundamental divide in our society, ... Michael Ruse {view}
  • In today's society, a teacher is not just a teacher. They're a little bit of everything combined into one. ... Bernard Thompson {view}
  • To be sure sometimes we differ, ... but the point is not that one society values privacy more than the other ... but the application of those values. ... Michael Chertoff {view}
  • America's healthcare workers, despite their importance to our society, often are unsung heroes. To show our appreciation and gratitude for their significant contributions to patients and medical care, Cherokee Uniforms annually sponsors the Cherokee Inspired Comfort Award. ... Michael Singer {view}
  • Day laborers got organized and are showing society that we can work, that we are people just looking for an opportunity, for the American dream. ... Amilcar Ozegueda {view}
  • This takes Chinatown back to a long time ago. This is not a society we want in the United States, a modern and democratic country. We shouldn't have the old traditional way to solve these problems. I wish we can stop these kinds of things and go back to law and order. ... James Chung {view}
  • We clearly do live in a society that has a persistent pattern of racial disparity and I think most people would agree that that has something to do with our history. ... James Campbell {view}
  • It is a valued life skill in a literate society. Handwriting is a completely and entirely human endeavor. ... Michael Sull {view}
  • There's only one free person in this society, and he is white and male. ... Hazel Scott {view}
  • Gambling undermines the moral fiber of society. ... Gordon B. Hinkley {view}
  • Compare society to a boat. Her progress through the water will not depend upon the exertion of her crew, but upon the exertion devoted to propelling her. This will be lessened by any expenditure of force in fighting among themselves, or in pulling in different directions. ... Henry George {view}
  • The principles of Jefferson are the definitions and axioms of free society ... Abraham Lincoln {view}
  • Men are made uneasy; they flinch; they cannot bear the sudden light; a general restlessness supervenes; the face of society is disturbed, or perhaps convulsed; old interests and old beliefs have been destroyed before new ones have been created. These symptoms are the precursors of revolution; they have preceded all the great changes through which the world has passed. ... Henry Thomas Buckle {view}
  • One set of messages of the society we live in is: Consume. Grow. Do what you want. Amuse yourselves. The very working of this economic system, which has bestowed these unprecedented liberties, most cherished in the form of physical mobility and material prosperity, depends on encouraging people to defy limits. ... Susan Sontag {view}
  • We must beware of trying to build a society in which nobody counts for anything except a politician or an official, a society where enterprise gains no reward and thrift no privileges ... Winston Churchill {view}
  • Mystical references to society and its programs to help may warm the hearts of the gullible but what it really means is putting more power in the hands of bureaucrats. ... Thomas Sowell {view}
  • The great challenge which faces us is to assure that, in our society of big-ness, we do not strangle the voice of creativity, that the rules of the game do not come to overshadow its purpose, that the grand orchestration of society leaves ample room for the man who marches to the music of another drummer. ... Hubert H. Humphrey {view}
  • Society cannot share a common communication system so long as it is split into warring factions. ... Bertolt Brecht {view}
  • Equally, we as a society have to work out how to do a better job of raising our kids. ... Tim Moore {view}
  • We're very much in an evolutionary stage as people now. The globalization of our society is just amazing. It absolutely will lead to greater acceptance of others where the differences among us are less and less important. ... John Naisbitt {view}
  • We are shifting from a managerial society to an entrepreneurial society. ... John Naisbitt {view}
  • These are families that mind their own business, that have integrated themselves (into society) ... They're not a threat, and they don't jeopardize the national security of the United States. ... Jose Lagos {view}
  • We have to stick very much to these values. If not, we are accepting fear in this society. ... Jose Manuel Barroso {view}
  • At stake in this case is nothing less than the essence of a free society, ... Jose Padilla {view}
  • In today's society they cannot be intimidated by computers. I hope this will give them a greater appreciation for technology. Ideally it would be great for them to go into a technology field. ... Josh Allen {view}
  • She was a citizen in the best sense of the word. She caused things to happen in our society that made us a better, more caring, more just society. ... Tom Harkin {view}
  • I think the attorney general has it exactly backwards, apparently forgetting that we live in a free society, ... Bill Wilkinson {view}
  • Force is the midwife of every old society pregnant with a new one ... Karl Marx {view}
  • Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest. ... W. H. Auden {view}
  • The reason why men enter into society is the preservation of their property. ... John Locke {view}
  • We need society, and we need solitude also, as we need summer and winter, day and night, exercise and rest. ... Philip Gilbert Hamerton {view}
  • In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob. ... Salvador Dal√¢ÀÜ≈°√Ǭ¢√É‚Ç {view}
  • You can't be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline - it helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer ... Frank Zappa {view}
  • Having soon discovered to be great, I must appear so, and therefore studiously avoided mixing in society, and wrapped myself in mystery, devoting my time to fasting and prayer. ... Nat Turner {view}
  • Remove advertising, disable a person or firm from proclaiming its wares and their merits, and the whole of society and of the economy is transformed. The enemies of advertising are the enemies of freedom. ... David Ogilvy {view}
  • The military constantly has to adapt to the society it recruits from. ... David Segal {view}
  • Society tells us that we all need to win. That's how we make ourselves better. But when you get right down to it, making everyone feel good about themselves should be much more important than wins and losses. ... David Boudolf {view}
  • Society and Saint Mary's have both moved forward, but we are still behind. ... Mary Porter {view}
  • Bernard is a sleaze product, not a sleaze producer, ... He is what society and the times have made him. ... David Boss {view}
  • A society person who is enthusiastic about modern painting or Truman Capote is already half a traitor to his class. It is middle-class people who, quite mistakenly, imagine that a lively pursuit of the latest in reading and painting will advance their status in the world. ... Mary McCarthy {view}
  • cold and inhumane society without solidarity. ... Gerhard Schr {view}
  • 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 T. Wilson {view}
  • Marketing has still been going full steam and we will be in Detroit for the Society of Automotive Engineers next week, and we have various calls throughout the spring and summer on potential companies. ... David Rumbarger {view}
  • Join the Society of the Saints, and you shall not have to go down the path of Death. ... Sri Guru Granth Sahib {view}
  • Unity is the secret of social progress, and service to society is the means to promote it. ... Sri Sathya Sai Baba {view}
  • Most people in this society who aren't actively mad are, at best, reformed or potential lunatics. ... Susan Sontag {view}
  • In a closed society where everybody's guilty, the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity. ... Hunter S. Thompson {view}
  • Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude, and the society of thyself. ... Thomas Browne Sr. {view}
  • An inspired, concerned and loving society will dignify man; will find the ways to develop his talent; will put the fruits of his labor and intellect to effective use; will achieve brotherhood; eliminate bigotry and intolerance; will care for the indigent, the delinquent, the sick, the aged; seek the truth and communicate it; respect differences among man. ... James Rouse {view}
  • There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,There is a rapture on the lonely shore,There is society, where none intrudes,By the deep sea, and music in its roar:I love not man the less, but Nature more. ... Lord Byron {view}
  • I never leaf through a copy of National Geographic without realizing how lucky we are to live in a society where it is traditional to wear clothes. ... Erma Bombeck {view}
  • Art is the great democrat, calling forth creative genius from every sector of society, disregarding race or religion or wealth or color ... John Fitzgerald Kennedy {view}
  • Commissioner Kelly may be ready to launch us all into a surveillance society, but we believe cameras are not a cure-all for crime and terrorism. It is far from clear that cameras deter crime. ... Chris Dunn {view}
  • The most important thing the association can do is show there are those individuals in this society who support the concept of international law and help others understand it. ... Mike McCormack {view}
  • The history of society, like the lives of men, is subject to ups and downs rendered easier to bear by dreams of a better future, as Marxist critics have vigorously asserted in their criticism of the traditional religions, overlooking the fact that Ma ... Jacques Givet {view}
  • We could have more success but for mistakes that some selfish people had in our society and our government, ... We need to take care of people's needs, we need to hear people and their needs. I will use my four years experience towards the coming four years. ... Mohammad Khatami {view}
  • This is the way a society ought to be, ... Mohammad Khatami {view}
  • I am sure these people have evil aims. They intend to foster violence in society, and we shall stand in their way ... We take the security of our country and our citizens very seriously, ... Mohammad Khatami {view}
  • We initiated our Thursday Night Classics series in the Fall 2005 semester. That was an idea that the Society as a whole had considered for a while and after putting it to vote we all began taking steps to put it in the works. ... Mike Merli {view}
  • On a whole, though, the Film Society seeks to get a range of both foreign, independent, and as of last semester, classic films to screen at the Putnam Arts Lecture Hall on campus. ... Mike Merli {view}
  • Life leads to consciousness ... Leif Ericsson Leo Veness {view}
  • They're predators, and they're predators on our most vulnerable members of society. ... Rep. Clel Baudler {view}
  • Be prepared to grab her when fortune comes your way. ... Muhammed Haider {view}
  • The inevitability of the New Year is as comforting as it is disconcerting. ... Muhammed Haider {view}
  • It is time for the world, the hemisphere and the region to make sure that relevant institutions of civil society and relevant laws are embedded in the mechanisms of governance. ... Baldwin Spencer {view}
  • Since we have caused a nuisance to the society, our basic stance is to track down the whereabouts of every last one of them. ... Akira Kadota {view}