Quotes containing word "society"

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Sell also: club, companionship, company, fellowship, gild, Guild, lodge, order

Definitions and meanings of word "society"

• Noun: an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization

• Noun: a formal association of people with similar interests; examples: "he joined a golf club", "they formed a small lunch society", "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"

• Noun: the state of being with someone; examples: "he missed their company", "he enjoyed the society of his friends"

• Noun: the fashionable elite

Featured authors with quotes containing word "society"

Natan Sharansky
8 quotes about society
Russian Writer
Born Tuesday 20 January 1948
Herbert Read
9 quotes about society
English Writer, Critic, Poet
1893 - 1968
Jean-Francois Lyotard
5 quotes about society
French Philosopher
Sunday 10 August 1924 - Tuesday 21 April 1998
Lyndon B. Johnson
6 quotes about society
American President, Vice President
Thursday 27 August 1908 - Monday 22 January 1973
George Soros
6 quotes about society
Hungarian Philosopher, Businessman
Born Tuesday 12 August 1930
Christopher Lasch
7 quotes about society
American Critic, Historian
Wednesday 1 June 1932 - Monday 14 February 1994
Karl Marx
6 quotes about society
German Philosopher, Historian, Journalist, Revolutionary, Economist, Sociologist
Tuesday 5 May 1818 - Wednesday 14 March 1883
Christian Lous Lange
5 quotes about society
Norwegian Historian, Politician, Scientist
Friday 17 September 1869 - Sunday 11 December 1938
Benjamin Tucker
5 quotes about society
American Editor, Activist, Publisher
Monday 17 April 1854 - Thursday 22 June 1939
Henrik Ibsen
6 quotes about society
Norwegian Poet, Playwright, Director
Thursday 20 March 1828 - Wednesday 23 May 1906
Samuel P. Huntington
3 quotes about society
American Scientist, Sociologist
Monday 18 April 1927 - Wednesday 24 December 2008
Charles Kuralt
5 quotes about society
American Journalist
Monday 10 September 1934 - Friday 4 July 1997

Every society in the history of man has upheld the institution of marriage as a bond between a man and a woman. Why? Because society is based on one thing: that society is based on the future of the society. And that's what? Children. Monogamous relationships.

Rick Santorum

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Can someone within that society walk into the town square and say what they want without fear of being punished for his or her views? If so, then that society is a free society. If not, it is a fear society.

Natan Sharansky

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We have the opportunity to move not only toward the rich society and the powerful society, but upward to the Great Society.

Lyndon B. Johnson

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Will dissent be permitted? The answer to that question will determine whether the society is a free society or a fear society.

Natan Sharansky

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There's all this stuff that is happening in Edinburgh now, it's a sad attempt to create an Edinburgh society, similar to a London society, a highbrow literature celebrity society.

Irvine Welsh

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Immigrants are people who leave one country, one society, and move to another society. But there has to be a recipient society to which the immigrants move.

Samuel P. Huntington

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The only reality is our society, and I mean this seriously, Western Society is a very sick society.

Rob Walton

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Society exists for the benefit of its members, not the members for the benefit of society.

Herbert Spencer

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The great drama of Russian history has been between its state and society. Put simply, Russia has always had too much state and not enough society.

Fareed Zakaria

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My optimism is not based primarily on the successful march of democracy in recent times but rather is based on the experience of having lived in a fear society and studied the mechanics of tyranny that sustain such a society.

Natan Sharansky

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And I feel that we in our society should not be held by any such myth; that we should do everything we can to gain a delight and joy in our society with all the available parts of the palette.

Minoru Yamasaki

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When I was 21 I stopped and got married. I tried for a while to be the perfect wife, society this, society that but it wasn't working, so after about a year I went back to work.

Pia Zadora

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A just laicism allows religious freedom. The state does not impose religion but rather gives space to religions with a responsibility toward civil society, and therefore it allows these religions to be factors in building up society.

Joseph Ratzinger

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To assert in any case that a man must be absolutely cut off from society because he is absolutely evil amounts to saying that society is absolutely good, and no-one in his right mind will believe this today.

Albert Camus

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We are shifting from a managerial society to an entrepreneurial society.

John Naisbitt

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The functions of the family in a highly differentiated society are not to be interpreted as functions directly on behalf of the society, but on behalf of personality.

Talcott Parsons

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The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education.

Jean de la Bruyere

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In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob.

Salvador Dali

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All societies on the verge of death are masculine. A society can survive with only one man; no society will survive a shortage of women.

Germaine Greer

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Economy is the basis of society. When the economy is stable, society develops. The ideal economy combines the spiritual and the material, and the best commodities to trade in are sincerity and love.

Morihei Ueshiba

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