Aphorisms by theme: Society

A free society is a place where it`s safe to be unpopular.

Adlai E. Stevenson

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By theme : Liberty Society
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.

Sigmund Freud

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By theme : Culture Society
Excess of liberty, whether it lies in state or individuals, seems only to pass into excess of slavery.

Plato

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By theme : Liberty Society
The enemy is anybody who`s going to get you killed, no matter which side he`s on.

Joseph Heller

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By theme : Society
Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Behavior Society Thought Wisdom
Don`t talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.

Wilson Mizner

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By theme : Behavior Relations Society
The safety of the people shall be the highest law.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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By theme : Society
What religion a man shall have is a historical accident, quite as much as what language he shall speak.

George Santayana

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By theme : Life Religion Society
Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it and wiser than the one that comes after it.

George Orwell

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By theme : Psychology Society Thought
Rather leave the crime of the guilty unpunished than condemn the innocent.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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By theme : Society State
If large numbers of people believe in freedom of speech, there will be freedom of speech even if the law forbids it. But if public opinion is sluggish, inconvenient minorities will be persecuted, even if laws exist to protect them.

George Orwell

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By theme : Liberty Society
City life: millions of people being lonesome together.

Henry David Thoreau

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By theme : Life Society
One must be a fox in order to recognize traps, and a lion to frighten off wolves.

Niccolo Machiavelli

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By theme : Politics Society
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

Benjamin Franklin

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By theme : Behavior Liberty Society
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.

Isaac Asimov

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By theme : Behavior Society Thought
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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By theme : Behavior Society
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.

Samuel Butler

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By theme : Behavior Humor Society Wit
Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical.

Blaise Pascal

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By theme : Morality Society
All violence, all that is dreary and repels, is not power, but the absence of power.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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By theme : Politics Society State
More men are killed by overwork than the importance of the world justifies.

Rudyard Kipling

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By theme : Life Society
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