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Society Quotes

14 of the best book quotes about society
  1. #1
    “For the canons of good society are, or should be, the same as the canons of art. Form is absolutely essential to it. It should have the dignity of a ceremony, as well as its unreality, and should combine the insincere character of a romantic play with the wit and beauty that make such plays delightful to us. Is insincerity such a terrible thing? I think not. It is merely a method by which we can multiply our personalities.”
  2. #2
    “What if, in raising children, we focus on ability instead of gender? What if we focus on interest instead of gender?”
  3. #3
    “Suspicion is the companion of mean souls, and the bane of all good society.”
  4. #4
    “Society in every state is a blessing, but government even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one…”
  5. #5
    I don’t trust society to protect us, I have no intention of placing my fate in the hands of men whose only qualification is that they managed to con a block of people to vote for them.
    author
    Mario Puzo
    book
    Godfather
    character
    Corleone
    concept
    Society
  6. #6
    “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.”
  7. #7
    “I’m now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.”
  8. #8
    For, like almost everyone else in our country, I started out with my share of optimism. I believed in hard work and progress and action, but now, after first being ‘for’ society and then ‘against’ it, I assign myself no rank or any limit, and such an attitude is very much against the trend of the times.
  9. #9
    “For solitude somtimes is best societie.”
  10. #10
    “I am not what you call a civilised man! I have done with society entirely, for reasons which I alone have the right of appreciating. I do not, therefore, obey its laws, and I desire you never to allude to them before me again!”
  11. #11
    “Never speak disrespectfully of Society, Algernon. Only people who can’t get into it do that.”
  12. #12
    “Our society teaches a woman at a certain age who is unmarried to see it as a deep personal failure. While a man at a certain age who is unmarried has not quite come around to making his pick. It is easy to say, ‘But women can just say no to all this.’ But the reality is more difficult, more complex. We are all social beings. We internalize ideas from our socialization.”
  13. #13
    “‘You know, you’re a feminist.’ It was not a compliment. I could tell from his tone—the same tone with which a person would say, ‘You’re a supporter of terrorism.‘”
  14. #14
    “Culture does not make people. People make culture. If it is true that the full humanity of women is not our culture, then we can and must make it our culture.”
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