Please find below a curated list of 1,057 of The Best Society Quotes by notable women and men. Please consider sharing with others any of the Society Quotes that resonate.
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members.
No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Students who acquire large debts putting themselves through school are unlikely to think about changing society. When you trap people in a system of debt, they can’t afford the time to think.
We rise by lifting others.
The good building is not one that hurts the landscape, but one which makes the landscape more beautiful than it was before the building was built.
The most violent element in society is ignorance.
The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
We are born artists. And then society does its best to beat it out of us.
It’s ridiculous to talk about freedom in a society dominated by huge corporations. What kind of freedom is there inside a corporation? They’re totalitarian institutions – you take orders from above and maybe give them to people below you. There’s about as much freedom as under Stalinism.
Both optimists and pessimists contribute to society. The optimist invents the aeroplane, the pessimist the parachute.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
‘Parent number one’ and ‘parent number two’: ‘birth parent’ instead of ‘mother’, banning the use of the phrase ‘breast milk’ and replacing it with ‘human milk’ so that people who are insecure about their gender will not be upset. This is nothing new. In the 1920s the Soviet so-called kulturträgers also invented the so-called ‘newspeak’, proposing that in this way they could create a new consciousness and change society’s values.
I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it.
Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
The true character of a society is revealed in how it treats its children.
Don’t expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Open your arms to change but don’t let go of your values.
The greatest step forward in human evolution was made when society began to help the weak and the poor, instead of oppressing and despising them.
For me, democratic socialism is about – really, the value for me is that I believe that in a modern, moral, and wealthy society, no person in America should be too poor to live.
The future cannot be predicted, but futures can be invented. It was man’s ability to invent which has made human society what it is.
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, neither persons nor property will be safe.
Black! Black! Black! I am proud of being a Negro. Nor have I ever tried to beg tolerance from anyone. Superiority is not proved by color, but by the brain, by education, by willpower, by moral courage.
Socialism is precisely the religion that must overwhelm Christianity. … In the new order, Socialism will triumph by first capturing the culture via infiltration of schools, universities, churches and the media by transforming the consciousness of society.
We will not go back to where we were when the pandemic started. That is pretty certain. But that is the only thing that is certain. Everything else is up for grabs. I do not think anybody knows how capitalism will evolve.
Bitcoin is simply a technology that, if adopted, moves society to an economic coordination point that can’t be controlled or diluted by the powers that be.
You know, if people are not pacifists, it’s not their fault. It’s because society puts them in that spot. You’ve got to change it. You don’t just change a man – you’ve got to change his environment as you do it.
We as a nation need to be reeducated about the necessary and sufficient conditions for making human beings human. We need to be reeducated not as parents–but as workers, neighbors, and friends; and as members of the organizations, committees, boards–and, especially, the informal networks that control our social institutions and thereby determine the conditions of life for our families and their children.
Boys, you must strive to find your own voice, because the longer you wait to begin the less likely you are to find it at all.
The distance between a truly healthy society and what America was like under Obama is many orders of magnitude greater than the distance between what America was like under Obama and what America is like under Trump.
I am frightened by the impact on society and politics if Elon Musk acquires Twitter. He seems to believe that on social media anything goes. For democracy to survive, we need more content moderation, not less.