society quotes

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

I am in favour of the notion of Australia as an immigrant society.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.Tony Abbott

I think the debate in our society now is that people have to agree on zero-tolerance to terrorism.King Abdullah II

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.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.Lascelles Abercrombie

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.Marina Abramovic

I believe the artist has an obligation to society.Marina Abramovic

The public is in need of experiences that are not just voyeuristic. Our society is in a mess of losing its spiritual centre.Marina Abramovic

It used to be you had real friends on the other side of the aisle. It's not like that anymore. Society has changed. The public is to blame as well. I think the people have gotten dumber.Gary Ackerman

Property is not the sacred right. When a rich man becomes poor it is a misfortune, it is not a moral evil. When a poor man becomes destitute, it is a moral evil, teeming with consequences and injurious to society and morality.Lord Acton

American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it.Henry Adams

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

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

Women are treated differently by society for exactly the same reason that children and the mentally handicapped are treated differently.Scott Adams

If we were in India now, there would be servants standing in the corners of this room and I wouldn't notice them. That is what my society is like, that is what the divide is like.Aravind Adiga

The Ethical Society, therefore, is like a Church in maintaining, and emphasizing the importance of maintaining the custom of public assemblies on Sunday.Felix Adler

An emancipated society, on the other hand, would not be a unitary state, but the realization of universality in the reconciliation of differences.Theodor Adorno

He who stands aloof runs the risk of believing himself better than others and misusing his critique of society as an ideology for his private interest.Theodor Adorno

No emancipation without that of society.Theodor Adorno