Good Society quotes: Best famous quotes about Society

Good Society quotes: Best famous quotes about Society

You can find your way across this country using burger joints the way a navigator uses stars. – Charles Kuralt

Civilization is unbearable, but it is less unbearable at the top. – Timothy Leary

Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers. – Mignon McLaughlin

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

Society has always seemed to demand a little more from human beings than it will get in practice. – George Orwell

In these times you have to be an optimist to open your eyes when you awake in the morning. – Carl Sandburg

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

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

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

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

What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on? – Henry David Thoreau

One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we’ll need a new definition. – Alvin Toffler

The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat. – Lily Tomlin

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

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

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them. – Bill Vaughn

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

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  1. “A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in” -greek proverbs

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