Society Quotes

Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.
Oscar Wilde

All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.
Albert Einstein

If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
John Lennon

Quotes about Society
Quotes about Society

The finest clothing made is a person's own skin, but, of course, society demands something more than this.
Mark Twain

Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.
Oscar Wilde

The unhappiest people in this world, are those who care the most about what other people think.
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Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.
Thomas Jefferson

If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
John F. Kennedy

If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.
John F. Kennedy

Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
Vince Lombardi

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

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.

There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.
Nelson Mandela

There is no such thing as society: there are individual men and women, and there are families.
Margaret Thatcher

To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Theodore Roosevelt

Society therefore is an ancient as the world.

Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.
Ayn Rand

We are trying to construct a more inclusive society. We are going to make a country in which no one is left out.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Civilized society is perpetually menaced with disintegration through this primary hostility of men towards one another.
Sigmund Freud

Money is the barometer of a society's virtue.
Ayn Rand

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

One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

The society based on production is only productive, not creative.
Albert Camus

A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.
Robert Frost

Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
John Adams

A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.
Robert Frost

The happiness of society is the end of government.
John Adams

Suspicion is the companion of mean souls, and the bane of all good society.
Thomas Paine

A society that gets rid of all its troublemakers goes downhill.
Robert A. Heinlein

In our society, the women who break down barriers are those who ignore limits.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

A society made up of individuals who were all capable of original thought would probably be unendurable.
H. L. Mencken

No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.
Adam Smith

Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Vladimir Lenin

A pure democracy is a society consisting of a small number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person.
James Madison

Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.
Edmund Burke