The public school has become the established church of secular society.
- Ivan Illich
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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.
- John Lennon
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.
- William S. Burroughs
I work with the Humane Society a lot and have three rescue cats.
- Ian Somerhalder
The role of art in society differs for every artist.
- Maya Lin
There are few better measures of the concern a society has for its individual members and its own well being than the way it handles criminals.
- Ramsey Clark
Psychotherapy theory turns it all on you: you are the one who is wrong. If a kid is having trouble or is discouraged, the problem is not just inside the kid it's also in the system, the society.
- James Hillman
It is rather a problem of how to secure the best use of resources known to any of the members of society, for ends whose relative importance only those individuals know.
- Friedrich August von Hayek
I think we need to just be very clear about what we're trying to do in Afghanistan. Frankly, we're not trying to create the perfect democracy. We're never going to create some ideal society. We are simply there for our own national security.
- David Cameron