society quotes

There are 10-20 times more male comics than female comics; it's something to do with the social structure of society.Jo Brand

To understand Occupy Wall Street, you have to understand artists. Art is freedom - freedom of expression - and its message has resonated through society for centuries.Peter M. Brant

Unfortunately, the more chaotic the society, the greater is the desire for conservative, nonconfrontational art.Kate Braverman

Our democratic values also include - and our national security demands - open and transparent government. Some information obviously needs to be protected. And since his first days in office, President Obama has worked to strike the proper balance between the security the American people deserve and the openness our democratic society expects.John O. Brennan

Congress acknowledged that society's accumulated myths and fears about disability and disease are as handicapping as are the physical limitations that flow from actual impairment.William J. Brennan, Jr.

That's one of the cool things about fame. You have an affect on society and where it goes.Jeff Bridges

It is, I believe, the greatest generation any society has ever produced.Tom Brokaw

Has there ever been a society which has died of dissent? Several have died of conformity in our lifetime.Jacob Bronowski

I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.Emily Bronte

The biggest abuses in society happen when people are not able to communicate and not able to connect.Heather Brooke

There is a very intense culture of secrecy in Britain that hasn't yet been dismantled. What passes for transparency here would serve any secret society well.Heather Brooke

Existentialism is about being a saint without God; being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or society.Anita Brookner

It teaches us how to run our lives individually. How to run our families, how to run our churches. But it teaches us how to run all our public policy and everything in society. And that's the reason, as your congressman, I hold the Holy Bible as being the major directions to me of how I vote in Washington, D.C., and I'll continue to do that.Paul Broun

The stage of the development of the productive forces determines the political and ideological superstructure of society which are crystallized into a system of social organization.Earl Browder

Because capitalist society has expanded the productive forces so enormously, the social conditions under which it arose lag behind and become fetters holding back the further growth of productive forces.Earl Browder

Marxism is an interpretation of history which explains the progress of society as a product of the expansion of the forces of production of the material means of life, that is, the development of economy.Earl Browder

When you live in a place, you're not just taking from it, you're contributing to it. In America I would never be able to make myself a person who could contribute. I wasn't interested in that society; I was interested in this society.Bryan Brown

I think politics is important. It's how we run our society. I think it should be natural to have an interest in the subject, and I almost don't understand why some people don't.Chester Brown

When you understand your obligations to God then you can understand your obligations to society.H. Rap Brown

I think comedians have a function in society, which is to make fun of our icons.Julie Brown