Society Quotes

Welcome to Society Quotes, the supreme resource for motivational as well as provocative quotes concerning life, connections, as well as the world around us. Below, you'll locate a collection of quotes from a few of one of the most significant people in history, in addition to a few of one of the most inspiring quotes from today's leading thinkers. Whether you're searching for a quote to motivate you, to make you laugh, or to make you believe, you'll discover it here. So, take a couple of moments to explore our collection and locate the perfect quote to help you make the most of life.
Small: A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity
Ralph Nader
"A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity"
Ralph Nader, Lawyer
Small: All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual
Albert Einstein
"All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual"
Albert Einstein, Physicist
Small: Like its politicians and its war, society has the teenagers it deserves
"Like its politicians and its war, society has the teenagers it deserves"
Joseph Priestley, Scientist
Small: Without culture, and the relative freedom it implies, society, even when perfect, is but a jungle. This is why
Albert Camus
"Without culture, and the relative freedom it implies, society, even when perfect, is but a jungle. This is why any authentic creation is a gift to the future"
Albert Camus, Philosopher
Small: Civilized society is perpetually menaced with disintegration through this primary hostility of men towards one
Sigmund Freud
"Civilized society is perpetually menaced with disintegration through this primary hostility of men towards one another"
Sigmund Freud, Psychologist
Small: Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence
George Will
"Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence"
George Will, Journalist
Small: The reconnection of society, economy and ethics is a project we cannot postpone
"The reconnection of society, economy and ethics is a project we cannot postpone"
Michael D. Higgins, Politician
Small: We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking about what is best for society
Hillary Clinton
"We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking about what is best for society"
Hillary Clinton, Politician
Small: Society is now one polished horde, formed of two mighty tries, the Bores and Bored
Lord Byron
"Society is now one polished horde, formed of two mighty tries, the Bores and Bored"
Lord Byron, Poet
Small: He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a
Aristotle
"He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god"
Aristotle, Philosopher
Small: Its not just the effect of technology on the environment, on religion, on the economic structure, on society,
Godfrey Reggio
"It's not just the effect of technology on the environment, on religion, on the economic structure, on society, on politics, etc. It's that everything now exists in technology to the point where technology is the new and comprehensive host of nature of life"
Godfrey Reggio, Director
Small: If you say, Im for equal pay, thats a reform. But if you say. Im a feminist, thats a transformation of society
"If you say, I'm for equal pay, that's a reform. But if you say. I'm a feminist, that's a transformation of society"
Gloria Steinem, Activist
Small: Having soon discovered to be great, I must appear so, and therefore studiously avoided mixing in society, and
Nat Turner
"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, Activist
Small: What can you say about a society that says that God is dead and Elvis is alive?
"What can you say about a society that says that God is dead and Elvis is alive?"
Irv Kupcinet, Journalist
Small: I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves and if we think t
Thomas Jefferson
"I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them but to inform their discretion"
Thomas Jefferson, President
Small: A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity
Robert Frost
"A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity"
Robert Frost, Poet
Small: People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern
Vince Lombardi
"People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society"
Vince Lombardi, Coach
Small: In a multi-racial society, trust, understanding and tolerance are the cornerstones of peace and order
"In a multi-racial society, trust, understanding and tolerance are the cornerstones of peace and order"
Kamisese Mara, Statesman
Small: After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didnt do it. I sure as hell
"After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn't do it. I sure as hell wouldn't want to live in a society where the only people allowed guns are the police and the military"
William S. Burroughs, Writer
Small: All you now do is pursue your private objectives within society. Instead of us being a community, everybody is
Edward Bond
"All you now do is pursue your private objectives within society. Instead of us being a community, everybody is asked to seek their own personal ends. It's called competition. And competition is antagonism"
Edward Bond, Playwright
Small: Hip-hop reflects the truth, and the problem is that hip-hop exposes a lot of the negative truth that society t
"Hip-hop reflects the truth, and the problem is that hip-hop exposes a lot of the negative truth that society tries to conceal. It's a platform where we could offer information, but it's also an escape"
Busta Rhymes, Musician
Small: A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of
"A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching"
A. Bartlett Giamatti, Educator
Small: Whats happened with society is that we have created these devices, computers, which already can register and p
"What's happened with society is that we have created these devices, computers, which already can register and process huge amounts of information, which is a significant fraction of the amount of information that human beings themselves, as a species, can process"
Seth Lloyd, Educator
Small: Humor results when society says you cant scratch certain things in public, but they itch in public
"Humor results when society says you can't scratch certain things in public, but they itch in public"
Tom Walsh, Celebrity
Small: I think being different, going against the grain of society is the greatest thing in the world
"I think being different, going against the grain of society is the greatest thing in the world"
Elijah Wood, Actor
Small: Amongst Women concentrated on the family, and the new book concentrates on a small community. The dominant uni
"Amongst Women concentrated on the family, and the new book concentrates on a small community. The dominant units in Irish society are the family and the locality. The idea was that the whole world would grow out from that small space"
John McGahern, Writer
Small: But we dont have an example of a democratic society existing in a socialist economy - which is the only real a
"But we don't have an example of a democratic society existing in a socialist economy - which is the only real alternative to capitalism in the modern world"
Peter L. Berger, Sociologist
Small: Not to discontinue our allegiance, in this case, would be to join with the sovereign in promoting the slavery
"Not to discontinue our allegiance, in this case, would be to join with the sovereign in promoting the slavery and misery of that society, the welfare of which, we ourselves, as well as our sovereign, are indispensably obliged to secure and promote, as far as in us lies"
Jonathan Mayhew, Clergyman
Small: As long as you have a system that is based on the rational that if you are making money you are thereby making
"As long as you have a system that is based on the rational that if you are making money you are thereby making a contribution to society, these financial rogue practices will continue"
David Korten, Activist
Small: Mass media provides the essential link between the individual and the demands of the technological society
"Mass media provides the essential link between the individual and the demands of the technological society"
Jacques Ellul, Philosopher
Small: I suppose society is wonderfully delightful. To be in it is merely a bore. But to be out of it is simply a tra
Oscar Wilde
"I suppose society is wonderfully delightful. To be in it is merely a bore. But to be out of it is simply a tragedy"
Oscar Wilde, Dramatist
Small: Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion
Oscar Wilde
"Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion"
Oscar Wilde, Dramatist
Small: Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds mus
Victor Hugo
"Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds must strive"
Victor Hugo, Author
Small: That sort of half sigh, which, accompanied by two or three slight nods of the head, is pitys small change in g
Charles Dickens
"That sort of half sigh, which, accompanied by two or three slight nods of the head, is pity's small change in general society"
Charles Dickens, Novelist
Small: To assert in any case that a man must be absolutely cut off from society because he is absolutely evil amounts
Albert Camus
"To assert in any case that a man must be absolutely cut off from society because he is absolutely evil amounts to saying that society is absolutely good, and no-one in his right mind will believe this today"
Albert Camus, Philosopher
Small: Terrorism is a psychological warfare. Terrorists try to manipulate us and change our behavior by creating fear
"Terrorism is a psychological warfare. Terrorists try to manipulate us and change our behavior by creating fear, uncertainty, and division in society"
Patrick J. Kennedy, Politician
Small: Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both
C. Wright Mills
"Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both"
C. Wright Mills, Sociologist
Small: If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich
John F. Kennedy
"If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich"
John F. Kennedy, President
Small: Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a ci
Vince Lombardi
"Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work"
Vince Lombardi, Coach
Small: Comedy, we may say, is society protecting itself - with a smile
J.B. Priestley
"Comedy, we may say, is society protecting itself - with a smile"
J.B. Priestley, Writer
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