Just because society, and government, and whatever was different 100 years ago, doesn't mean that people didn't have sex, pick their nose, or swear.
The spirit of truth and the spirit of freedom - these are the pillars of society.
There's a lot of conning as part of our society, I think.
One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude.
Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds must strive.
In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob.
Friendship can only exist between persons with similar interests and points of view. Man and woman by the conventions of society are born with different interests and different points of view.
We live in a society that compels us to go on using these concepts, and we no longer know what they mean.
When I read about the way in which library funds are being cut and cut, I can only think that American society has found one more way to destroy itself.
Our country, like every modern state, needs profound democratic reforms. It needs political and ideological pluralism, a mixed economy and protection of human rights and the opening up of society.
Society has always seemed to demand a little more from human beings than it will get in practice.
By dint of that concern and because that society was willing to examine its particular reality, Solidarity could come into existence.
The society succeeds the day your center goes into a coma and your circumference remains functioning. Then you are a robot, a machine, no more a man.
I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.
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!
In much of society, research means to investigate something you do not know or understand.
Society therefore is an ancient as the world.
To me, a painter, if not the most useful, is the least harmful member of our society.
Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.
There's this idea that if you take your clothes off, somehow you must have loose morals. There's still a negative attitude in our society towards women who use a strength that's inherent - their femininity - in any way that might be considered seductive.
I think if you look at the themes that are presented in the film, some are inherently social, and I think that any film which deals with the family is dealing with the smallest social unit in our society - and in a sense it is a question of scope.
Progressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensely social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation.
To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Nazism is politically embedded in our history and it is still there, spreading like an oil stain in a society that worships business.
In imitating the exemplary acts of a God or of a mythic hero, or simply by recounting their adventures, the man of an archaic societydetaches himself from profane time and magically re-enters the Great Time, the sacred time.