The very word 'secrecy' is repugnant in a free and open society and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths, and to secret proceedings.
- John F. Kennedy
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We're going to raise a lot of money for cancer awareness, give some to the American Cancer Society and hopefully make a big difference.
- LL Cool J
I believe if there is any place left where the humanity is still visible, it can not be anywhere else than in an Islamic society. Time would come when the world would be obliged to accept this reality.
- Jermaine Jackson
If we try to engineer outcomes, if we overturn tradition to make everyone the same, we ruin society. If we upset tradition to allow for an equal shot at the starting gate, everyone wins, except for the charlatans and would be dictators.
- Ben Stein
In hindsight it may even seem inevitable that a socialist society will starve when it runs out of capitalists.
- Larry Niven
All I can ask from society is that it please stop telling me why I should like sports.
- John Hodgman
In emerging democracies like Russia, in authoritarian states like Iran or even Yugoslavia, journalists play a vital role in civil society. In fact, they form the very basis of those new democracies and civil societies.
- Christiane Amanpour
I think it's great that we have organisations like Greenpeace. In a pluralistic society we want to have people who point out all the problems that the Earth could encounter. But we need to understand that they are not presenting a full and rounded view.
- Bjorn Lomborg
It does not seem that the contradiction which exists between the aristocratic function of art and the democratic structure of modern society can ever be resolved.
- Herbert Read