40 Society Quotes

  • An ideal society would be the graveyard of human greatness. – Nicolás Gómez Dávila

 

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

 

  • We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment. – Margaret Mead

 

  • The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

 

  • Being a role model is a privilege. – Allison Felix

 

  • Society and public opinion can beat the wings off of angels. – Kanye West

 

  • Society is funny, they ask to be yourself, and yet they judge you. – Unknown

 

  • Human society sustains itself by transforming nature into garbage. – Mason Cooley

 

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

 

  • A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity. – Ralph Nader

 

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

 

  • Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both. – C. Wright Mills

 

  • Society is a like a stew. If you don’t stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top. – Edward Abbey

 

  • A gender-equal society would be one where the word gender does not exist: where everyone can be themselves. – Gloria Steinem

 

  • Society cares for the individual only so far as he is profitable. – Simone De Beauvoir

 

  • Every human society has its lights and shadows. That’s the reality of existence. – Sebastian Lelio

 

  • I think this society suffers so much from too much freedom, too many rights that allow people to be irresponsible. – Boyd Rice

 

  • Solitude is fine but you need someone to tell that solitude is fine. – Honoré de Balzac

 

  • In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else. – Lee Iacocca

 

  • The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose. – James Baldwin

 

  • The most violent element in society is ignorance. – Emma Goldman

 

  • We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking about what is best for society. – Hillary Clinton

 

  • They laugh at me because I’m different; I laugh at them because they’re all the same. – Kurt Cobain

 

  • Society is based on the assumption that everyone is alike and no one is alive. – Hugh Kingsmill

 

  • If society will not admit of woman’s free development, then society must be remodeled. – Elizabeth Blackwell

 

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

 

  • In today’s society, a teacher is not just a teacher. They’re a little bit of everything combined into one. – Bernard Thompson

 

  • We incrementally destroy our society every time we agree that abnormal is normal or that normal is special. – Alan Robert Neal

 

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

 

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

 

  • Our society is so sex driven that we forget how to form real connections without the invasion of the body and deluded seeding of the mind. – Unknown

 

  • Society does not consist of individuals but expresses the sum of interrelations, the relations within which these individuals stand. – Karl Marx

 

  • Society is one vast conspiracy for carving one into the kind of statue it likes, and then placing it in the most convenient niche it has. – Randolph Bourne

 

  • Art, freedom and creativity will change society faster than politics. – Victor Pinchuk

 

  • An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life. – Robert A. Heinlein

 

  • A society’s morality depends on how it treats the weak and poor. – Dr T.P.Chia

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

 

  • The key to organizing an alternative society is to organize people around what they can do, and more importantly, what they want to do. – Abbie Hoffman

 

  • The society succeeds the day your center goes into a coma and circumference remains functioning. Then you are a robot, a machine, no more a man. – Osho

 

  • Society is like a large piece of frozen water; and skating well is the great art of social life. – Letitia Elizabeth Landon