The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish.Pope John Paul II
One ought not to hoard culture. It should be adapted and infused into society as a leaven. Liberality of culture does not mean illiberality of its benefits.wallace stevens
A rational anarchist believes that concepts such as " state " and "society" and " government " have no existence save as physically exemplified in the acts of self - responsible individuals . He believes that it is impossible to shift blame, share blame, distribute blame … as blame, guilt , responsibility are matters taking place inside human beings singly and nowhere else. But being rational, he knows that not all individuals hold his evaluations, so he tries to live perfectly in an imperfect world … aware that his effort will be less than perfect yet undismayed by self-knowledge of self- failure .robert a. heinlein
Never for a moment do we lay aside our mistrust of the ideals established by society, and of the convictions which are kept by it in circulation. We always know that society is full of folly and will deceive us in the matter of humanity. ...Humanity meaning consideration for the existence and the happiness of individual human beings.Albert Schweitzer
The more corrupt a society, the more numerous its laws.edward abbey
In human society the warmth is mainly at the bottom.
When society requires to be rebuilt, there is no use in attempting to rebuild it on the old plan.john stuart mill
Heav'n forming each on other to depend, A master, or a servant, or a friend, Bids each on other for assistance call, Till one man's weakness grows the strength of all.Alexander Pope
A people is but the attempt of many To rise to the completer life of one And those who live as models for the mass Are singly of more value than they all.Robert Browning
I live in the crowds of jollity, not so much to enjoy company as to shun myself.samuel johnson
The Don Quixote of one generation may live to hear himself called the savior of society by the next.james russell lowell
Whilst I was big in clamour came there in a man, Who, having seen me in my worst estate, Shunn'd my abhorr'd society.william shakespeare
To make society The sweeter welcome, we will keep ourself Till supper-time alone.william shakespeare
Men lived like fishes; the great ones devoured the small.algernon sydney
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