Society Quotes (1,000+ quotes)
“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.”
The Words of Gandhi: Second Edition (2008 edition), Newmarket Press - ISBN: 9781557048073
“GG Allin is an entertainer with a message to a sick society. He makes us look at it for what we really are. The human is just another animal who is able to speak out freely, to express himself clearly. Make no mistake about it, behind what he does is a brain.”
―John Wayne Gacy
Todd Phillips: Hated: GG Allin and the Murder Junkies, 1994. 2007 DVD re-release watched March 1, 2010.
Gruber Foundation, Women's Rights Prize (2009)
Reportedly said by Holmes in a speech in 1904.
“Many people feel they are powerless to do anything effective with their lives. It takes courage to break out of the settled mold, but most find conformity more comfortable. This is why the opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it's conformity.”
As quoted in Think and Grow Rich : A Black Choice (1991) by Dennis Kimbro and Napoleon Hill, p. 104
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“...we no longer have intellectually satisfying arrangements in our educational system, in our arts, humanities or anything else; instead we have slogans and ideologies. An ideology is a religious or emotional expression; it is not an intellectual expression.”