society quotes

Often too many expectations are put on by society as to what we're supposed to look like and it's fed to people at an age that's too young.Dustin Clare

There are few better measures of the concern a society has for its individual members and its own well being than the way it handles criminals.Ramsey Clark

Our lifetime may be the last that will be lived out in a technological society.Arthur C. Clarke

Our horizon is the creation of a noble society to which, like the medieval builder of those glorious cathedrals, you will have added your conception, your artful piece of stone.Adrienne Clarkson

The emphasis on the birth of Christ tends to polarize our pluralistic society and create legal and ethnic belligerence.John Clayton

I didn't become leader to transform the Liberal Democrats into an enlarged form of the Electoral Reform Society. It's not the be all and end all for us. There are other very, very key ambitions in politics, not least social mobility and life chances, that I care about as passionately if not more.Nick Clegg

Our lives our guided by that general conception of the course of things which has been created by society for social purposes.William Kingdon Clifford

I was in civil society long before I was ever in politics or my husband was ever even elected president.Hillary Clinton

I think we have to face the reality that in a society where there is a legitimate threat of terrorism, not being able to see one's face, not being able to have some sense of communication in that way, is for many societies a challenge.Hillary Clinton

My fellow Americans, you have to decide what kind of country you want to live in. If you want a you're on your own, winner take all society you should support the Republican ticket. If you want a country of shared opportunities and shared responsibilities - a 'we're all in it together' society, you should vote for Barack Obama and Joe Biden.William J. Clinton

I think basically becoming famous has taken the place of going to Heaven in modern society, hasn't it? That's the place where your dreams will come true. It's an act of faith now; they think that's going to sort things out.Jarvis Cocker

The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free. First, society begins by trying to beat you up. If this fails, they try to poison you. If this fails too, the finish by loading honors on your head.Jean Cocteau

It has always been the role of government to help solve problems, including and especially health crises. Obesity is a health epidemic across our country, and we have a responsibility as a government and a society to do all we can to promote good nutrition and healthy eating so we can reverse this alarming trend.Richard J. Codey

All women have a perception much more developed than men. So all women somehow, being repressed for so many millennia, they ended up by developing this sixth sense and contemplation and love. And this is something that we have a hard time to accept as part of our society.Paulo Coelho

The Ten Commandments have never been replaced as the moral basis upon which society rests.Edwin Louis Cole

There is a sense that women are more anchored than men in our society.Jonathan Coleman

Our society has changed in unforeseeable ways since Social Security was created. For example, we are living longer, healthier, and more productive lives and while this is all great news, this has also placed added pressure on America's retirement system.Norm Coleman

The work-family divide is the biggest issue for American women. But in some ways it's amazing how adjusted society has become to it. In the 1970s, as women began to take more jobs, society was reeling.Gail Collins

For many centuries, suicides were treated like criminals by the society. That is part of the terrible legacy that has come down into society's method of handling suicide recovery. Now we have to fight off the demons that have been hanging around suicide for centuries.Judy Collins

I have always maintained that the one important phenomenon presented by modern society is - the enormous prosperity of Fools.Wilkie Collins