Aphorisms by theme: Society

Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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By theme : Liberty Society
I maintain that, if everyone knew what others said about him, there would not be four friends in the world.

Blaise Pascal

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By theme : Friendship Relations Society
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.

Plato

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By theme : Behavior Person Society
Power corrupts the few, while weakness corrupts the many.

Eric Hoffer

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By theme : Morality Politics Society
Uncommon expressions are a disfigurement rather than an embellishment of discourse.

David Hume

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By theme : Relations Society
The hope of becoming rich is one of the most widespread causes of poverty.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

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By theme : Society Wealth
Necessity is the mother of invention.

Plato

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By theme : Science Society
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.

Isaac Asimov

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By theme : Life Science Society Wisdom
The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Reason Society
The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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By theme : Society State
I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.

John Davison Rockefeller

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By theme : Society
And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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By theme : Patriotism Society State
The causes of events are ever more interesting than the events themselves.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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By theme : Life Society
The love of justice in most men is only the fear of themselves suffering by injustice.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Society
Charity degrades those who receive it and hardens those who dispense it.

George Sand

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By theme : Relations Society Wisdom
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren`t.

Margaret Thatcher

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By theme : Politics Society Women
I place economy among the first and most important republican virtues, and public debt as the greatest of the dangers to be feared. To preserve our independence, we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.

Thomas Jefferson

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By theme : Liberty Society State
Whenever books are burned, men also in the end are burned.

Heinrich Heine

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By theme : Politics Society
You cannot pretend freedom!

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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By theme : Liberty Politics Psychology Society Wit
A man`s own good breeding is the best security against other people`s ill manners.

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Education Society
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