Aphorisms by theme: Society

A precedent embalms a principle.

Benjamin Disraeli

This author aphorisms
By theme : Society State
If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years.

Bertrand Russell

This author aphorisms
By theme : Happiness Society Unhappiness
When you want to fool the world, tell the truth.

Otto von Bismarck

This author aphorisms
By theme : Politics Society Truth
All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it.

Henry Louis Mencken

This author aphorisms
By theme : Humor Society Wit
Marriage is an institution necessary to the maintenance of society but contrary to the laws of nature.

Honore de Balzac

This author aphorisms
By theme : Marriage Nature Society
The poor don`t know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity.

Jean Paul Sartre

This author aphorisms
By theme : Money Society Wisdom
To be feared is much safer than to be loved.

Niccolo Machiavelli

This author aphorisms
By theme : Politics Society Wisdom
The Tree of Liberty must, from time to time, be watered with the blood of patriots and tyrants.

Thomas Jefferson

This author aphorisms
By theme : Liberty Politics Society
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.

Bertrand Russell

This author aphorisms
By theme : Society State
Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.

Anatole France

This author aphorisms
By theme : Lie Society
When neither their property nor their honor is touched, the majority of men live content.

Niccolo Machiavelli

This author aphorisms
By theme : Politics Society
Under a government, which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.

Henry David Thoreau

This author aphorisms
By theme : Politics Society State
In a war of ideas it is people who get killed.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

This author aphorisms
By theme : Politics Society War Wit
Celebrity is the advantage of being known to people who we don`t know, and who don`t know us.

Nicolas de Chamfort

This author aphorisms
By theme : Society Wit
I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the Earth might be killed, but enough men capable of thinking, and enough books, would be left to start again, and civilization could be restored.

Albert Einstein

This author aphorisms
By theme : Life Society War
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.

Winston Churchill

This author aphorisms
By theme : Life Society
Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.

Kin Hubbard

This author aphorisms
By theme : Destiny Politics Society
People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up.

Ogden Nash

This author aphorisms
By theme : Wit Society Work
I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.

Isaac Asimov

This author aphorisms
By theme : Culture Science Society
Man is fatally slow on the uptake; it always takes him until the next generation to understand what`s going on.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

This author aphorisms
By theme : Humor Society Wit
Pages:   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18