Society Quotes and Sayings

Wrong is wrong even if everyone is doing it, right is right even if you are the only one doing it.

Submitted by: Andrew Drealer

We living in society where they criticize you more than they praise you.

Submitted by: Andrew Drealer

Virtually every society that survived did so by socializing its sons to be disposable. Disposable in war; disposable in work. We need warriors and volunteer firefighters, so we label these men heroes.
– Warren Farrell

In just about every area of society, there’s nothing more important than ethics.
– Henry Paulson

Ethics or simple honesty is the building blocks upon which our whole society is based, and business is a part of our society, and it’s integral to the practice of being able to conduct business, that you have a set of honest standards.
– Kerry Stokes

It’s Friday…any plan of being a productive member of society is officially thrown out the window.

We must work together to ensure the equitable distribution of wealth, opportunity, and power in our society.
Nelson Mandela

An unrectified case of injustice has a terrible way of lingering, restlessly, in the social atmosphere like an unfinished question.
– Mary Mccarthy

The injustice done to an individual is sometimes of service to the public.
– Junius

Gender injustice is a social impairment and therefore has to be corrected in social attitudes and behaviour.
– Mohammad Hamid Ansari


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.
Ronald Reagan

In the state of nature…all men are born equal, but they cannot continue in this equality. Society makes them lose it, and they recover it only by the protection of the law.
– Charles de Montesquieu

We incrementally destroy our society every time we agree that abnormal is normal or that normal is special.
Alan Robert Neal

An ideal culture is one that makes a place for every human gift.
Margaret Mead

Well, for one thing, the culture we have does not make people feel good about themselves. We’re teaching the wrong things. And you have to be strong enough to say if the culture doesn’t work, don’t buy it. Create your own. Most people can’t do it.
Mitch Albom

The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

We owe our children – the most vulnerable citizens in any society – a life free from violence and fear.
Nelson Mandela

There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.
Nelson Mandela

The nature of society is largely determined by the direction in which talent and ambition flow-by the tilt of the social landscape.
Eric Hoffer

Hence I have no mercy or compassion in me for a society that will crush people, and then penalize them for not being able to stand up under the weight.
Malcolm X

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