Quotes tagged with society (2882 quotes found)

Honoré de Balzac
Solitude is fine but you need someone to tell that solitude is fine.
loneliness  solitude  society  # 1347
John Lennon
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
C. JoyBell C.
Life is too short to waste any amount of time on wondering what other people think about you. In the first place, if they had better things going on in their lives, they wouldn't have the time to sit around and talk about you. What's important to me is not others' opinions of me, but what's important to me is my opinion of myself.
Friedrich Nietzsche
In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.
insanity  society  # 2663
Edward Abbey
Society is like a stew. If you don't stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top.
funny  society  Once  # 3234
Randa Abdel-Fattah
In a multicultural, diverse society there are countless ways in which people negotiate the everyday lived experience and reality of diversity.
experience  society  reality  # 3430
Randa Abdel-Fattah
Spirituality is deeply personal. Yet, society has to face the fact that certain faiths celebrate spirituality through an overt expression of inner convictions.
society  fact  Face  # 3445
Tony Abbott
I think that the best things that governments can do for productivity is not whack on new taxes and, if we can get institutions like schools and hospitals functioning better, well that's obviously good for the overall productiveness of our society.
good  best  society  # 3494
Tony Abbott
I am in favour of the notion of Australia as an immigrant society.
society  Australia  Notion  # 3506
Lascelles Abercrombie
The Border Ballads, for instance, and the Robin Hood Ballads, clearly suppose a state of society which is nothing but a very circumscribed and not very important heroic age.
age  society  State  # 3719
Lascelles Abercrombie
By the general process of epic poetry, I mean the way this form of art has constantly responded to the profound needs of the society in which it was made.
art  society  poetry  # 3729
Lascelles Abercrombie
But the development of human society does not go straight forward; and the epic process will therefore be a recurring process, the series a recurring series - though not in exact repetition.
society  Forward  Though  # 3734
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 laid the foundation for the Voting Rights Act of 1965, but it also addressed nearly every other aspect of daily life in a would-be free democratic society.
life  society  Free  # 3794
Jack Abramoff
It's very difficult for felons to live in society.
society  difficult  # 4008
Marina Abramovic
The function of the artist in a disturbed society is to give awareness of the universe, to ask the right questions, and to elevate the mind.
society  mind  Artist  # 4030
Marina Abramovic
The big problem of our modern society is that we feel that we are separated from the nature. But it's just the opposite. We are interrelated and our DNA is the same. And only when human beings understand that, the nature will not be obstacle.
nature  society  understand  # 4034