Quotes about Society


The biggest disease of all is not a disease. It's corruption. But there's a vaccine for that too. It's called transparency.


The power of the people is so much stronger than the people in power.


The duty of youth is the challenge of corruption.

Kurt Cobain

The strongest argument against democracy is a five minute discussion with the average voter.

Winston Churchill

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.

Eleanor Roosevelt

It only takes 20 years for a liberal to become a conservative without changing a single idea.

Robert Anton Wilson


All of us (...) are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

If we can conquer space, we can conquer childhood hunger.

Buzz Aldrin


The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering the prisons.

Fjodor Mihajlovics Dosztojevszkij


We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.

Marilyn Manson


The way you solve things is by making it politically profitable for the wrong people to do the right thing.

Milton Friedman


In a decaying society, art, if it is truthful, must also reflect decay. And unless it wants to break faith with its social function, art must show the world as changeable. And help to change it.

Ernst Fischer


The common people, on the whole, are still living in the world of absolute good and evil from which the intellectuals have long since escaped.

George Orwell


The measure of how free a society is is not how it treats its good, obedient, compliant citizens, but how it treats its dissidents and those who resist orthodoxy.

Glenn Greenwald


I believe a society will not be free if women of that society are not free.

Manal al-Sharif


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