Aphorisms by theme: Society

There are periods when public opinion is the worst of opinions.

Nicolas de Chamfort

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By theme : Time Society
Languages are the pedigree of nations.

Samuel Johnson

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By theme : Culture Society
Force made the first slaves; their cowardice perpetuated slavery.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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By theme : Society
The madness of individuals is an exception. The madness of groups, parties, nations and epochs is a rule.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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By theme : Philosophy Society
Every step forward in the development of a thought and morals is immoral, until it receives the recognition of the majority.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Morality Society Thought
The entire value of the society depends on what opportunities it provides for individual development.

Albert Einstein

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By theme : Society
I quickly laugh at everything for fear of having to cry.

Pierre Auguste Caron de Beaumarchais

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By theme : Behavior Society
Respect is greater at a distance.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

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By theme : Society
Everyone needs help from everyone.

Bertolt Brecht

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By theme : Society
Justice is to be found only in the imagination.

Alfred Bernhard Nobel

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By theme : Society
False opinions are like false money, struck first of all by guilty men and thereafter circulated by honest people who perpetuate the crime without knowing what they are doing.

Joseph de Maistre

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By theme : Society
The common argument that crime is caused by poverty is a kind of slander on the poor.

Henry Louis Mencken

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By theme : Society Wit
The foolish sayings of the rich pass for wise saws in society.

Miguel de Cervantes

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By theme : Society
A constitution that is made for all nations is made for none.

Joseph de Maistre

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By theme : Politics Society
Take from men ambition and vanity and you will have neither heroes nor patriots.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Men Society Wisdom
The science of government is only a science of combinations, of applications, and of exceptions, according to times, places and circumstances.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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By theme : Science Society State
The world is ruled by tyranny, justice is only on the scene.

Friedrich von Schiller

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By theme : Politics Society
We find greater violence and more perseverance among the wretched.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

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By theme : Society
Unhappy is the land that is in need of heroes.

Bertolt Brecht

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By theme : Society
Lonely person is always in a bad company.

Paul Valery

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By theme : Society Unhappiness
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