society quotes

I never leaf through a copy of National Geographic without realizing how lucky we are to live in a society where it is traditional to wear clothes.Erma Bombeck

Thanks to my mother, not a single cardboard box has found its way back into society. We receive gifts in boxes from stores that went out of business twenty years ago.Erma Bombeck

Art is the close scrutiny of reality and therefore I put on the stage only those things that I know happen in our society.Edward Bond

The human mind is a dramatic structure in itself and our society is absolutely saturated with drama.Edward Bond

All you now do is pursue your private objectives within society. Instead of us being a community, everybody is asked to seek their own personal ends. It's called competition. And competition is antagonism.Edward Bond

A person's worth is quite independent of their usefulness to society.Kjell Magne Bondevik

We must never relinquish the vision of a humane society and a humane world.Kjell Magne Bondevik

Everyone in society should be a role model, not only for their own self-respect, but for respect from others.Barry Bonds

The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children.Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.Dietrich Bonhoeffer

A society deadened by a smothering network of laws while finding release in moral chaos is not likely to be either happy or stable.Robert Bork

Modernity, the child of the Enlightenment, failed when it became apparent that the good society cannot be achieved by unaided reason.Robert Bork

It's almost a blessing when we meet people who naturally want to do the sort of things that are in high demand in society. What a gift to do that, as opposed to other people who would say, 'I want to be a novelist but actually I have to be an accountant.'Alain de Botton

Meals make the society, hold the fabric together in lots of ways that were charming and interesting and intoxicating to me. The perfect meal, or the best meals, occur in a context that frequently has very little to do with the food itself.Anthony Bourdain

Society is one vast conspiracy for carving one into the kind of statue likes, and then placing it in the most convenient niche it has.Randolph Bourne

We're just beginning to learn the importance of music in our society.Lester Bowie

It is in Saudi Arabia's best interest to allow women to fully participate in its society, and this includes the right to vote and run for office.Barbara Boxer

Our essential differences from the norm are both huge and deeply offensive to those among us who wish to be quietly integrated into society without particular reference to our nature.Malcolm Boyd

If our society continues to support basic research on how living organisms function, it is likely that my great grandchildren will be spared the agony of losing family members to most types of cancer.Paul D. Boyer

With others, I feel betrayed that those who had the authority in the Church to stop Brendan Smyth failed to act on the evidence I gave them. However, I also accept that I was part of an unhelpful culture of deference and silence in society and the Church, which thankfully is now a thing of the past.Sean Brady