Society Quotes


426 Society quotes:



"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."
"If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen."
"In these times you have to be an optimist to open your eyes when you awake in the morning."
Author: Sandburg Quotes Category: Society Quotes
"Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor."
Author: Frost Quotes Category: Society Quotes
"What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?"
"Never speak disrespectfully of Society. Only people who can't get into it do that."
"Society is indeed a contract. It is a partnership in all science; a partnership in all art; a partnership in every virtue, and in all perfection. As the ends of such a partnership cannot be obtained in many generations, it becomes a partnership not only between those who are living, but between those who are living, those who are dead, and those who are to be born."
Author: Burke Quotes Category: Society Quotes
"Happiness cannot come from without. It must come from within. It is not what we see and touch or that which others do for us which makes us happy; it is that which we think and feel and do, first for the other fellow and then for ourselves."
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."
"Wouldn't it be nice to be like men, just getting notches in your belt, having affairs with the most atttractive men . . . and not getting emotionally involved."
Author: Monroe Quotes Category: Society Quotes
"I repeat, sir, that in whatever position you place a woman she is an ornament to society and a treasure to the world. As a sweetheart, she has few equals and no superiors; as a cousin, she is convenient; as a wealthy grandmother with an incurable distemper, she is precious; as a wet-nurse, she has no equal among men. What, sir, would the people of the earth be without woman? They would be scarce, sir, almighty scarce."
"If I shall sell both my forenoons and afternoons to society, as most appear to do, I'm sure that, for me, there would be nothing left worth living for."
Author: Thoreau Quotes Category: Society Quotes
"Fit yourself for the best society, and then, never enter it."
Author: Ruskin Quotes Category: Society Quotes Status Quotes
"(Bias against the Negro) is the worst disease from which the society of our nation suffers."
Author: Einstein Quotes Category: Society Quotes Racism Quotes
"I don't understand why people aren't a little more generous with each other."
Author: Monroe Quotes Category: Society Quotes
"I won't be satisfied until people want to hear me sing without looking at me."
Author: Monroe Quotes Category: Society Quotes
"Everyone's a star and deserves the right to twinkle."
Author: Monroe Quotes Category: Society Quotes
"You would think all other women kept their bodies in vaults."
Author: Monroe Quotes Category: Society Quotes
"A photographer once told me that my two best points are between my waist and my neck."
Author: Monroe Quotes Category: Society Quotes
"Leave no authority existing not responsible to the people."


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