Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.
Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.
Because we believe that our ethnic group, our society, our political party, our God, is better than your God, we kill each other.
Fit yourself for the best society, and then, never enter it.
The trouble is it's very difficult to pin-point the most important thing because Aids affects everyone in different levels of society, differently and you have to respond to it differently.
If you maintain a dead church, contribute to a dead Bible-society, vote with a great party either for the government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers, - under all these screens I have diffuculty to detect the precise man you are: and of course so much force is withdrawn from your proper life.? But do your work and I shall know you.? Do your work, and you shall reinforce yourself.? A man must consider what a blind-man's bluff is this game of conformity.? If I know your sect I anticipate your argument.
It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Aesthetic matters are fundamental for the harmonious development of both society and the individual.
Society cares for the individual only so far as he is profitable.
He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.
I have spent all my life under a Communist regime, and I will tell you that a society without any objective legal scale is a terrible one indeed. But a society with no other scale but the legal one is not quite worthy of man either.
Society, being codified by man, decrees that woman is inferior; she can do away with this inferiority only by destroying the male's superiority.
If society fits you comfortably enough, you call it freedom.
Do you know what we are those of us who count as pillars of society? We are society's tools, neither more nor less.
But now, more and more, its society is concerned with economy and finance.
And I feel that we in our society should not be held by any such myth; that we should do everything we can to gain a delight and joy in our society with all the available parts of the palette.
All men plume themselves on the improvement of society, yet no man improves.
I'm afraid for all those who'll have the bread snatched from their mouths by these machines. What business has science and capitalism got, bringing all these new inventions into the works, before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!
We are now integrated into American society and I don't like the word fashionable, because fashionable means that it's going to pass. It's not like that anymore.
That sort of half sigh, which, accompanied by two or three slight nods of the head, is pity's small change in general society.
Princes and governments are far more dangerous than other elements within society.
The general will rules in society as the private will governs each separate individual.
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
Sports are a microcosm of society.
In my afternoon walk I would fain forget all my morning occupations and my obligations to society.