society quotes

We stand in the shadow of Jefferson who believed that a society founded upon the rule of law and liberty was dependent upon public education and the diffusion of knowledge.Matt Blunt

Similarly, thought is a system. That system not only includes thought and feelings, but it includes the state of the body; it includes the whole of society - as thought is passing back and forth between people in a process by which thought evolved from ancient times.David Bohm

This kind of overall way of thinking is not only a fertile source of new theoretical ideas: it is needed for the human mind to function in a generally harmonious way, which could in turn help to make possible an orderly and stable society.David Bohm

A corporation is organized as a system - it has this department, that department, that department... they don't have any meaning separately; they only can function together. And also the body is a system. Society is a system in some sense. And so on.David Bohm

I think any self-respecting educational institution ought to judge its policies by its best estimate of what their long-term consequences for their students and for the society will be.Derek Bok

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