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Society Quotes

Legendary football coach Vince Lombardi once said, “Individual commitment to a group effort -- that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” And this statement stands true for society as well. Society is made of a group of individuals, brought together by a unanimous agreement and functionally interdependent on each other. Society holds people together and influences their conduct with its core values. To know what famous people had to say about society, read the following famous society quotations and sayings.

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

- Nelson Mandela

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

- Victor Hugo

Capital is reckless of the health or length of life of the laborer, unless under compulsion from society.

- Karl Marx

Social topics may hit too close to home for people, but then again, if you pull a heartstring, then that's what country music is. It's not just songs about getting drunk and leaving your girl.

- Kenny Chesney

All societies on the verge of death are masculine. A society can survive with only one man; no society will survive a shortage of women.

- Germaine Greer

We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.

- Marilyn Manson

No complaint... is more common than that of a scarcity of money.

- Adam Smith

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

- Adam Smith

I don't know how often I can discuss one incident in my entire life, but I'll continue to do that.

- O. J. Simpson

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

- Vince Lombardi

People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.

- Vince Lombardi

We don't need refs, but I guess white guys need something to do.

- Charles Barkley

I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.

- Walden , Henry David Thoreau

If you're old, don't try to change yourself, change your environment.

- B. F. Skinner

Society attacks early, when the individual is helpless.

- B. F. Skinner

It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.

- Andrew Jackson

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

- James Madison

A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Cruelty is the law pervading all nature and society; and we can't get out of it if we would.

- Thomas Hardy

Union of religious sentiments begets a surprising confidence.

- James Madison

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.

- Edward Abbey

To love our neighbor as ourselves is such a truth for regulating human society, that by that alone one might determine all the cases in social morality.

- John Locke

Society, being codified by man, decrees that woman is inferior; she can do away with this inferiority only by destroying the male's superiority.

- Simone de Beauvoir

Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer.

- Arnold Schwarzenegger

It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition.

- Henry James

Advertising reflects the mores of society, but it does not influence them.

- David Ogilvy

The test of one's behavior pattern is their relationship to society, relationship to work and relationship to sex.

- Alfred Adler

Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.

- John Adams

It is better, as far as getting the vote is concerned, I believe, to have a small, united group than an immense debating society.

- Alice Paul

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

- John Adams

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

Well, we're living in a material world, and I'm a material girl... or boy.

- Adam Sandler

A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular.

- Adlai Stevenson

I never expect to see a perfect work from an imperfect man.

- Alexander Hamilton

The individual is not accountable to society for his actions in so far as these concern the interests of no person but himself.

- On Liberty , John Stuart Mill

Progressive societies outgrow institutions as children outgrow clothes.

- Henry George

I think many people were surprised by the victory of the Congress, because it was really hard to see beyond the sort of haze of hatred that the Hindu nationalists had been spreading.

- Arundhati Roy

Any young man who is unmarried at the age of twenty one is a menace to the community.

- Brigham Young

A dissenting minority feels free only when it can impose its will on the majority: what it abominates most is the dissent of the majority.

- Eric Hoffer

An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.

- Plutarch

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