It is impossible in our condition of Society not to be sometimes a Snob.
But we have created a society that does not allow opportunities for those people to take care of themselves because we have denied them those opportunities.
There would be no society if living together depended upon understanding each other.
When an individual is protesting society's refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being his very act of protest confers dignity on him.
Similarly thought is a system. That system not only includes thought and feelings but it includes the state of the body it includes the whole of society - as thought is passing back and forth between people in a process by which thought evolved from ancient times.
A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity.
Racism is taught in our society it is not automatic. It is learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics.
Once the fabric of a just society is undone it takes generations to weave it back together.
I believe if there is any place left where the humanity is still visible it can not be anywhere else than in an Islamic society. Time would come when the world would be obliged to accept this reality.
There is one and only one thing in modern society more hideous than crime namely repressive justice.
The concept of the 'good ol' days' must be one of our society's biggest delusions top reasons for depression as well as most often used excuse for lack of success.
The only part of the conduct of any one for which he is amenable to society is that which concerns others. In the part which merely concerns himself his independence is of right absolute. Over himself over his own body and mind the individual is sovereign.
What I work hard at doing is staying on a path of being kind and showing and proving that I'm a good person to society. That's hard. The talent that's a gift. I just came here like that.
Society attacks early when the individual is helpless.
Women are the real architects of society.
Who ever hears of fat men heading a riot or herding together in turbulent mobs? No - no your lean hungry men who are continually worrying society and setting the whole community by the ears.
An emancipated society on the other hand would not be a unitary state but the realization of universality in the reconciliation of differences.
If we wish to preserve a free society it is essential that we recognize that the desirability of a particular object is not sufficient justification for the use of coercion.
A brain is a society of very small simple modules that cannot be said to be thinking that are not smart in themselves. But when you have a network of them together out of that arises a kind of smartness.
The gift of loneliness is sometimes a radical vision of society or one's people that has not previously been taken into account.
Society is like the air necessary to breathe but insufficient to live on.
The individual is not accountable to society for his actions in so far as these concern the interests of no person but himself.
The reason why men enter into society is the preservation of their property.
He who stands aloof runs the risk of believing himself better than others and misusing his critique of society as an ideology for his private interest.
I believe we can continue the Great Society while we fight in Vietnam.
Travel and society polish one but a rolling stone gathers no moss and a little moss is a good thing on a man.
Society cares for the individual only so far as he is profitable.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
One of the marks of a truly vigorous society is the ability to dispense with passion as a midwife of action - the ability to pass directly from thought to action.
Human rights commissions as they are evolving are an attack on our fundamental freedoms and the basic existence of a democratic society... It is in fact totalitarianism. I find this is very scary stuff.
Racism is beyond common sense and has no place in our society.
Individual versus group selection results in a mix of altruism and selfishness of virtue and sin among the members of a society.
Nothing seems at first sight less important than the outward form of human actions yet there is nothing upon which men set more store: they grow used to everything except to living in a society which has not their own manners.
Society is now one polished horde formed of two mighty tries the Bores and Bored.
Hip-hop reflects the truth and the problem is that hip-hop exposes a lot of the negative truth that society tries to conceal. It's a platform where we could offer information but it's also an escape.
Men of genius are often dull and inert in society as the blazing meteor when it descends to earth is only a stone.
The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society.
The surface of American society is covered with a layer of democratic paint but from time to time one can see the old aristocratic colours breaking through.
I have an intense dislike for artificial society. In France one could lead a free life - to do what one wanted to do without interference or criticism from one's neighbors.
In much of society research means to investigate something you do not know or understand.
What you're seeing with Occupy Wall Street and the others are people who are unhappy and they're directing their unhappiness now toward Wall Street and toward those they think are doing too well in our society.
No good is ever done to society by the pictorial representation of its diseases.
The little things I can obey. But the big things - how we think what we value - those you must choose yourself. You can't let anyone - or any society - determine those for you.
Drugs are merely the most obvious form of addiction in our society. Drug addiction is one of the things that undermines traditional values.
There couldn't be a society of people who didn't dream. They'd be dead in two weeks.
Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions.
Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.
Society bristles with enigmas which look hard to solve. It is a perfect maze of intrigue.
The most violent element in society is ignorance.
Suicide moreover was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to the mystery of life for a skeptical society?
The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.
If you grow up in the South Bronx today or in south-central Los Angeles or Pittsburgh or Philadelphia you quickly come to understand that you have been set apart and that there's no will in this society to bring you back into the mainstream.
The only society I like is rough and tough and the tougher the better. There's where you get down to bedrock and meet human people.
Before I do anything I think well what hasn't been seen. Sometimes that turns out to be something ghastly and not fit for society. And sometimes that inspiration becomes something that's really worthwhile.
Am I a criminal? The world knows I'm not a criminal. What are they trying to put me in jail for? You've lost common sense in this society because of religious fanaticism and dogma.
If a man be gloomy let him keep to himself. No one has the right to go croaking about society or what is worse looking as if he stifled grief.
Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.
Well first of all tell me is there some society you know of that doesn't run on greed? You think Russia doesn't run on greed? You think China doesn't run on greed? What is greed?
Society can overlook murder adultery or swindling it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
A good person can make another person good it means that goodness will elicit goodness in the society other persons will also be good.
A society deadened by a smothering network of laws while finding release in moral chaos is not likely to be either happy or stable.
The human being is in the most literal sense a political animal not merely a gregarious animal but an animal which can individuate itself only in the midst of society.
Land: A part of the earth's surface considered as property. The theory that land is property subject to private ownership and control is the foundation of modern society and is eminently worthy of the superstructure.
The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas i.e. the class which is the ruling material force of society is at the same time its ruling intellectual force.
In our society the women who break down barriers are those who ignore limits.
When we become a really mature grown-up wise society we will put teachers at the center of the community where they belong. We don't honor them enough we don't pay them enough.
We are all murderers and prostitutes - no matter to what culture society class nation one belongs no matter how normal moral or mature one takes oneself to be.
Unfortunately our affluent society has also been an effluent society.
When I read about the way in which library funds are being cut and cut I can only think that American society has found one more way to destroy itself.
In a capitalist society persons who create capital like Michael Eisner are given the staggering rewards.
Society does not consist of individuals but expresses the sum of interrelations the relations within which these individuals stand.
I think the first duty of society is justice.
A first-generation fortune is the most likely to be given away but once a fortune is inherited it's less likely that a very high percentage will go back to society.
In bourgeois society capital is independent and has individuality while the living person is dependent and has no individuality.
The most important element of a free society where individual rights are held in the highest esteem is the rejection of the initiation of violence.
I feel bad about my outlook how I feel about people and society and that I'll never be part of society the way I should.
Law represents the effort of man to organize society governments the efforts of selfishness to overthrow liberty.
When a nation goes down or a society perishes one condition may always be found they forgot where they came from. They lost sight of what had brought them along.
I will spend the next four years rebuilding the foundation of a opportunity society led by free people and free enterprises.
Our modern society - especially in the West and especially now - reveres youth.
Society is at odds with itself.
Society is like a stew. If you don't stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top.
Although I don't have a prescription for what others should do I know I have been very fortunate and feel a responsibility to give back to society in a very significant way.
Society is a republic. When an individual tries to lift themselves above others they are dragged down by the mass either by ridicule or slander.
We are trying to construct a more inclusive society. We are going to make a country in which no one is left out.
The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children.
If we had any nerve at all if we had any real balls as a society or whatever you need whatever quality you need real character we would make an effort to really address the wrongs in this society righteously.
Princes and governments are far more dangerous than other elements within society.
I feel like sometimes that I was not meant for this society.
In a higher phase of communist society... only then can the narrow horizon of bourgeois right be fully left behind and society inscribe on its banners: from each according to his ability to each according to his needs.
A society made up of individuals who were all capable of original thought would probably be unendurable.
Society therefore is an ancient as the world.
Individual rights are the means of subordinating society to moral law.
A society that gets rid of all its troublemakers goes downhill.
Every society gets the kind of criminal it deserves. What is equally true is that every community gets the kind of law enforcement it insists on.
We live in a society of victimization where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.
One can be instructed in society one is inspired only in solitude.
In December I agreed to extend the tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans because it was the only way I could prevent a tax hike on middle-class Americans. But we cannot afford $1 trillion worth of tax cuts for every millionaire and billionaire in our society. We can't afford it. And I refuse to renew them again.
No one would talk much in society if they knew how often they misunderstood others.
I never leaf through a copy of National Geographic without realizing how lucky we are to live in a society where it is traditional to wear clothes.
The smarter the journalists are the better off society is. For to a degree people read the press to inform themselves - and the better the teacher the better the student body.
Crimes against children are the most heinous crime. That for me would be a reason for capital punishment because children are innocent and need the guidance of an adult society.
I should tie myself to no particular system of society other than of socialism.
I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities.
The society based on production is only productive not creative.
As in geology so in social institutions we may discover the causes of all past changes in the present invariable order of society.
A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.
The value of a dollar is social as it is created by society.
People who work together will win whether it be against complex football defenses or the problems of modern society.
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
I'm 23 years old. I might just be my mother's child but in all reality I'm everybody's child. Nobody raised me I was raised in this society.
There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.
The basic thing nobody asks is why do people take drugs of any sort? Why do we have these accessories to normal living to live? I mean is there something wrong with society that's making us so pressurized that we cannot live without guarding ourselves against it?
I suppose society is wonderfully delightful. To be in it is merely a bore. But to be out of it is simply a tragedy.
To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work a company work a society work a civilization work.
My role in society or any artist's or poet's role is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher not as a leader but as a reflection of us all.
Society exists only as a mental concept in the real world there are only individuals.
If one could only teach the English how to talk and the Irish how to listen society here would be quite civilized.
I claim that human mind or human society is not divided into watertight compartments called social political and religious. All act and react upon one another.
Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.
After a shooting spree they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn't do it. I sure as hell wouldn't want to live in a society where the only people allowed guns are the police and the military.
Where justice is denied where poverty is enforced where ignorance prevails and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress rob and degrade them neither persons nor property will be safe.
I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion the remedy is not to take it from them but to inform their discretion.
The very word 'secrecy' is repugnant in a free and open society and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies to secret oaths and to secret proceedings.
The finest clothing made is a person's own skin but of course society demands something more than this.
In a closed society where everybody's guilty the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves the only final sin is stupidity.
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
If a free society cannot help the many who are poor it cannot save the few who are rich.
It is incontestable and deplorable that Negroes have committed crimes but they are derivative crimes. They are born of the greater crimes of the white society.
All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.
Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives. I think we're being run by maniacs for maniacal ends and I think I'm liable to be put away as insane for expressing that. That's what's insane about it.
We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
It is good for society to have this introspection.
In our society leaving baby with Daddy is just one step above leaving the kids to be raised by wolves or apes.
Our society is not a community but merely a collection of isolated family units.
Society is one vast conspiracy for carving one into the kind of statue likes and then placing it in the most convenient niche it has.
People are going to behave however the social norms permit and beyond that.
The key to organizing an alternative society is to organize people around what they can do and more importantly what they want to do.
You can't make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you're doing is recording it.
Women with money and women in power are two uncomfortable ideas in our society.
Society is the union of men and not the men themselves.
Exclusiveness in a garden is a mistake as great as it is in society.
Society is based on the assumption that everyone is alike and no one is alive.
The function of the press in society is to inform but its role in society is to make money.
Today the world changes so quickly that in growing up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in.
What can you say about a society that says that God is dead and Elvis is alive?
Usually terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all but just terrible things.
Cockroaches and socialites are the only things that can stay up all night and eat anything.