Dumb.com Society Quotes, Quotations and Society Sayings
Search Dumb.com:

Dumb.com » » Quotes » » Society Quotes
Bookmark and Share

  Society Quotes

This section contains Society Quotes




There exist limitless opportunities in every industry. Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier. (Quote by - Charles Kettering)

The world always makes the assumption that the exposure of an error is identical with the discovery of truth--that the error and truth are simply opposite. They are nothing of the sort. What the world turns to, when it is cured on one error, is usually simply another error, and maybe one worse than the first one. (Quote by - H.l. Mencken)

Delay is ever fatal to those who are prepared. (Quote by - Lucan)

Every manshould periodically be compelled to listen to opinions which are infuriating to him. To hear nothing but what is pleasing to one is to make a pillow of the mind. (Quote by - St. John Ervine)

Wherever we find orderly, stable systems in Nature, we find that they are hierarchically structured, for the simple reason that without such structuring of complex systems into sub-assemblies, there could be no order and stability- except the order of a dead universe filled with a uniformly distributed gas. (Quote by - Arthur Koestler)

A man that would expect to train lobsters to fly in a year is called a lunatic; but a man that thinks men can be turned into angels by an election is a reformer and remains at large. (Quote by - Finley Peter Dunne)

Widespread caffeine use explains a lot about the twentieth century. (Quote by - Greg Egan)

If everything's under control, you're going too slow. (Quote by - Mario Andretti)

Propaganda does not deceive people; it merely helps them to deceive themselves. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

We run fastest and farthest when we run from ourselves. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

The sort of dependence that results from exchange, i.e., from commercial transactions, is a reciprocal dependence. We cannot be dependent upon a foreigner without his being dependent on us. Now, this is what constitutes the very essence of society. To sever natural interrelations is not to make oneself independent, but to isolate oneself completely. (Quote by - Frederic Bastiat)

Experience proves that those are oftenest abused who can be abused with the greatest impunity. Men are whipped oftenest who are whipped easiest. (Quote by - Frederick Douglass)

The difference between a professional person and a technician is that a technician knows everything about his job except its ultimate purpose and his place in the scheme of things. (Quote by - Richard W. Livingston)

It is easier to show the disorder that must accompany reform than the order that should follow it. (Quote by - Frederic Bastiat)

Evolution as such is no longer a theory for a modern author. It is as much a fact as that the earth revolves around the sun. (Quote by - Ernst Mayr)

When we find ourselves wondering about the meaning of conditions and events, its always useful to ask, who profits? (Quote by - Richard Mitchell)

Without speculation there is no good and original observation. (Quote by - Charles Darwin)

Society is always engaged in a vast conspiracy to preserve itself - at the expense of the new demands of each new generation. (Quote by - John Haynes Holmes)

It is useless for sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism while wolves remain of a different opinion. (Quote by - William Ralph Inge)

There is apparently no surer way of turning a thing into its opposite than by exaggerating it. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds. (Quote by - Aesop)

Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow. (Quote by - Johann Von Goethe)

one of the tests of a theory is that, once grasped, it appears self-evident. (Quote by - Arthur Koestler)

Positive self-esteem operates as, in effect, the immune system of the consciousness, providing resistance, strength, and a capacity for regeneration. When self-esteem is low, our resilience in the face of life's adversities is diminished. We crumble before vicissitudes that a healthier sense of self could vanquish. We tend to be more influenced by the desire to avoid pain than to experience joy. Negatives have more power over us than positives. (Quote by - Nathaniel Branden)

Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson )


Pages:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15