society quotes

Serial killing is not about sex at all, but about power and control and revenge on society.Pat Brown

Government is force, pure and simple. There's no way to sugar-coat that. And because government is force, it will attract the worst elements of society - people who want to use government to avoid having to earn their living and to avoid having to persuade others to accept their ideas voluntarily.Harry Browne

A Libertarian society of unfettered individualism spreads its benefits to virtually everyone - not just those who have the resources to seize political power.Harry Browne

We have an open society. No one will come and take me away for saying what I am saying. But they don't have to, if they can control how many people hear it. And that's how they do it.Jackson Browne

Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude, and the society of thyself.Thomas Browne

Remember, social progress only happens when those in society's privileged classes choose to give up their status.Tammy Bruce

The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.Jean de la Bruyere

The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education.Jean de la Bruyere

In modern society, where most people live in cities, and where both needs and wishes are absolved through the same remote agency - money - the distinction between wishes and needs has altogether vanished.James Buchan

You can't make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you're doing is recording it.Art Buchwald

What I have said is that I think the federal government and we as a society have come too far in trying to separate good organizations that perform good functions for people just based on the fact one has a religious association and one doesn't.Ken Buck

Our society must make it right and possible for old people not to fear the young or be deserted by them, for the test of a civilization is the way that it cares for its helpless members.Pearl S. Buck

If no other knowledge deserves to be called useful but that which helps to enlarge our possessions or to raise our station in society, then Mythology has no claim to the appellation.Thomas Bulfinch

The other classes of which society was composed were, first, freemen, owners of small portions of land, independent, though they sometimes voluntarily became the vassals of their more opulent neighbors, whose power was necessary for their protection.Thomas Bulfinch

It's very hard to imagine the phrase 'consumer society' used so cheerfully, and interpreted so enthusiastically, in England.Julie Burchill

As I get older I think, contrary to modern assumption but in line with the old Lerner and Lowe song, that it would actually benefit both them and society if - to quote Professor Higgins - a woman could be more like a man.Julie Burchill

There can be no doubt that the practice of opening legislative sessions with prayer has become part of the fabric of our society.Warren E. Burger

Our Nation is in great need of young men and women of character to lead in every arena of our society.Michael Burgess

Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.Edmund Burke

Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.Edmund Burke