Society Quotes

We coin concepts and we use them to analyse and explain nature and society. But we seem to forget, midway, that these concepts are our own constructs and start equating them with reality. Abdolkarim Soroush

0 likes view quote Nature, Society, Reality

When we try to push the envelope, there are certain sectors of society that say this is a Zionist plot to sort of destabilize our country, or this is an American agenda. Abdullah II of Jordan

0 likes view quote Society, American, Country

I think women should be more independent. In society, we're portrayed as people who simply wear make-up and sit around. We need a Princess Charming - a woman who rescues her man and slays the dragon instead of the other way round. Adora Svitak

0 likes view quote Women, Woman, Society

The Muslim Brotherhood and the Salifist parties are a real force in the Egyptian society. Ahmed Zewail

0 likes view quote Society, Brotherhood, Real

It's society that disables an individual by not investing in enough creativity to allow for someone to show us the quality that makes them rare and valuable and capable. Aimee Mullins

0 likes view quote Creativity, Society, Quality

In our society leaving baby with Daddy is just one step above leaving the kids to be raised by wolves or apes. Al Roker

0 likes view quote Society, Baby, Step

Yes, I'm a reasonably good self-taught historian of the 1930s and '40s. I've never wanted to write about another time or place. I wouldn't know what to say about contemporary society. Alan Furst

0 likes view quote Time, Good, Society

There is the desire of a consumer society to have no learning curves. This tends to result in very dumbed-down products that are easy to get started on, but are generally worthless and/or debilitating. Alan Kay

0 likes view quote Learning, Society, Easy

Comedy is a reflection. We create nothing. We set no styles, no standards. We're reflections. It's a distorted mirror in the fun house. We watch society. As society behaves, then we have the ability to make fun of it. Alan King

0 likes view quote Reflection, Society, Fun

I don't see many explosions or ten-car crashes in the course of my life, so I don't put them into my movies. I would love to live in a society where 'My Dinner with Andre' made $100,000,000. Then I would be in the mainstream. I could do that stuff easier than I could do 'Meatballs.' Albert Brooks

0 likes view quote Life, Love, Society

In a society that tries to standardize thinking, individuality is not highly prized. Alex Grey

0 likes view quote Society, Thinking, Tries

Racism is taught in our society, it is not automatic. It is learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics. Alex Haley

0 likes view quote Racism, Society, Behavior

Christopher Hitchens, the late essayist and sot, was a man who purposefully cultivated a lot of friends of a certain type - rich, self-important, generally dim-witted and hence easy for a well-spoken Oxbridge debater to impress - and he electrified Washington D.C. society mainly by not being a completely charmless bore. Alex Pareene

0 likes view quote Society, Man, Friends

Because TED is for, and by, unbelievably rich people, they tiptoe around questions of the justness of a society that rewards TED attendees so much for what usually amounts to a series of lucky breaks. Alex Pareene

0 likes view quote Society, People, Questions

One of the most destructive things that's happening in modern society is that we are losing our sense of the bonds that bind people together - which can lead to nightmares of social collapse. Alexander McCall Smith

0 likes view quote Society, Together, Losing

It seems to me that we're in danger of losing sight of certain basic civic values in society by allowing the growth of a whole generation of people who really have no sense of attachment to society. Alexander McCall Smith

0 likes view quote Growth, Society, Losing

Manners are the basic building blocks of civil society. Alexander McCall Smith

0 likes view quote Society, Building, Manners

Exclusiveness in a garden is a mistake as great as it is in society. Alfred Austin

0 likes view quote Great, Society, Mistake

What we need are not prohibitory marriage laws, but a reformed society, an educated public opinion which will teach individual duty in these matters. Alfred Russel Wallace

0 likes view quote Marriage, Society, Opinion

The thing that is most important is having people who are involved and engaged with the kids and also are not stressed and can be involved with them. And that's actually not boring and banal. That actually takes a lot of work to make that happen, and it's not something that our society does very well at all. Alison Gopnik

0 likes view quote Work, Society, People

But we look back now, and we realize the Great Society was not a success. Alphonso Jackson

0 likes view quote Success, Great, Society

Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture. Amos Bronson Alcott

0 likes view quote Family, Children, Society

I believe discrimination still exists in society and we must fight it in every form. Andrew Cuomo

0 likes view quote Society, Believe, Fight

There is no Constitutional right to prey on others. The Internet is just a piece of technology, like the telephone. Society has the right to modify its uses. Andrew Vachss

0 likes view quote Technology, Society, Right

People are pushing against the fabric of society all the time. Andrew Vachss

0 likes view quote Time, Society, People

Victimizers of children are the enemies of any so-called society. Andrew Vachss

0 likes view quote Children, Society, So-Called

My passion for gardening may strike some as selfish, or merely an act of resignation in the face of overwhelming problems that beset the world. It is neither. I have found that each garden is just what Voltaire proposed in Candide: a microcosm of a just and beautiful society. Andrew Weil

0 likes view quote Beautiful, Passion, Society

Affirmative action is an effort to include every aspect of society in the decision making. Andrew Young

0 likes view quote Society, Effort, Decision

What we forget is that African Americans made the largest contribution to America, economically, before the Civil War of any sector of society. I read that the railroads were worth about $2 billion, but slavery was a $3 billion asset. Andrew Young

0 likes view quote War, Society, Slavery

In a sane, civil, intelligent and moral society, you don't blame poor people for being poor. Andrew Young

0 likes view quote Blame, Society, People
2834 Society Quotes

Quotes For Your Website

Free API to display daily quotes on your website.

View Free Api