society quotes

Technology determines the possibilities of society. It doesn't matter whether you start out from a fascist state or a communist state or a free-market state.Iain Banks

The runway symbolizes something in society that's very intimidating to women.Tyra Banks

You do not know our culture, our ethics, or the unwritten codes that already provide our society more order than could be obtained by any of your impositions.John Perry Barlow

In an oppressive society the truth-telling nature of literature is of a different order, and sometimes valued more highly than other elements in a work of art.Julian Barnes

Wherefore for the public interest and benefit of human society it is requisite that the highest obligations possible should be laid upon the consciences of men.Isaac Barrow

The Internet: transforming society and shaping the future through chat.Dave Barry

Though gay lifestyles have certainly moved into the open, there's little evidence that society has become more open in its basic attitudes or that entertainers should feel cozy in emerging from the velvet underground.Peter Bart

There is only one way left to escape the alienation of present day society: to retreat ahead of it.Roland Barthes

I was very restless. I really wanted to be a part of a kind of a progressive society. I was fed up with these Communist doctrines and you were hassled all the time with members of the Party committee who were KGB, what you have to do, where in the West you can go or not to go.Mikhail Baryshnikov

It seems a long time since the morning mail could be called correspondence.Jacques Barzun

I assure Romanians that once I return... I will try and generate a sentiment of reconciliation in society. Divisions in society must be stopped, they must be annihilated, because Romania needs all its energy to... integrate into the civilized world.Traian Basescu

Our Prophet was a radical too- he fought against the injustices of his community and challenged the feudal order of his society, so they called him a radical. So what? We should be proud of that!Abu Bakar Bashir

Are we Darwinists - where we live and let live? Or are we nurturing as a society? There has to be a standard of living that we decide to support.Mario Batali

I've never believed much in that holding hands kind of love. I've always thought that love is about two different personalities trying to confront life, trying to make sense of their responsibilities, to themselves, to each other, and to the wider society.Alan Bates

I think living my happy, open life and showing young gay kids you can be successful, you can have love in your life, you can be a contributing member of society and you can be respected - I think that's it.Bryan Batt

Deep down, the US, with its space, its technological refinement, its bluff good conscience, even in those spaces which it opens up for simulation, is the only remaining primitive society.Jean Baudrillard

What is a society without a heroic dimension?Jean Baudrillard

Obama often criticizes policies that place the interests of the powerful ahead of the powerless. But through his administration's support of abortion rights, Obama shows his lack of empathy for society's most powerless.Gary Bauer

The stigma that was once attached to things society deemed unhealthy served the purpose of making them undesirable. With the stigma gone, many people see little reason not to do whatever feels good at the moment.Gary Bauer

In a liquid modern life there are no permanent bonds, and any that we take up for a time must be tied loosely so that they can be untied again, as quickly and as effortlessly as possible, when circumstances change - as they surely will in our liquid modern society, over and over again.Zygmunt Bauman