If you wish to appear agreeable in society you must consent to be taught many things which you know already.
- Johann Kaspar Lavater
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It's not fair that women look in the mirror and feel disgust because of what society has made them believe.
- Jessica Simpson
The human mind is a dramatic structure in itself and our society is absolutely saturated with drama.
- Edward Bond
A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
What I do deny is that you can build any enduring society without some such mystical ethos.
- Herbert Read
The first duty of society is to give each of its members the possibility of fulfilling his destiny. When it becomes incapable of performing this duty it must be transformed.
- Alexis Carrel
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.
- Peter Medawar
Modernity, the child of the Enlightenment, failed when it became apparent that the good society cannot be achieved by unaided reason.
- Robert Bork
The value of a dollar is social, as it is created by society.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson