Arnold H. Glasgow
Bryant H. McGill
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
Jerry B. Jenkins
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
"Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor"
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both"
"The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat"
"Cockroaches and socialites are the only things that can stay up all night and eat anything"
"The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots"
"Good-looking individuals are treated better than homely ones in virtually every social situation, from dating to trial by jury"
"Women with money and women in power are two uncomfortable ideas in our society"
"Marriage cannot be severed from its cultural, religious and natural roots without weakening the good influence of society"
"In our society leaving baby with Daddy is just one step above leaving the kids to be raised by wolves or apes"
"I am as frustrated with society as a pyromaniac in a petrified forest"
"The key to organizing an alternative society is to organize people around what they can do, and more importantly, what they want to do"
"Our society is not a community, but merely a collection of isolated family units"
"You can find your way across this country using burger joints the way a navigator uses stars"
"One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we'll need a new definition"
"Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother rather than all major credit cards"
"It is good for society to have this introspection"
"You can't make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you're doing is recording it"
"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"
"Civilization is unbearable, but it is less unbearable at the top"
"Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both"
"The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age"
"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"
"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"
"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"
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life"
"It seems a long time since the morning mail could be called correspondence"
"The function of the press in society is to inform, but its role in society is to make money"
"A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular"
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society"