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
In human society the warmth is mainly at the bottom.
We have really lost in our society the sense of the sacredness of life.
The men with the muck-rakes are often indispensable to the well-being of society; but only if they know when to stop raking the muck, and to look upward to the celestial crown above them.theodore roosevelt
Those families, you know, are our upper crust, not upper ten thousand.
The Don Quixote of one generation may live to hear himself called the savior of society by the next.james russell lowell
A system in which the two great commandments were, to hate your neighbour and to love your neighbour's wife.
Old Lady T-sh-nd [Townshend] formerly observed that the human race might be divided into three separate classes men, women and H-v-eys [Herveys].
As the French say, there are three sexes, men, women, and clergymen.sydney smith
Ah, you flavour everything; you are the vanille of society.sydney smith
Standing up to bullies is the hallmark of a civilized society.Robert Reich