Aphorisms by theme: Society

Men have become the tools of their tools.

Henry David Thoreau

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By theme : Life Society
Privilege is the greatest enemy of right.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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By theme : Society
Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.

Honore de Balzac

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By theme : Society State
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.

Aldous Huxley

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By theme : Science Society Wit
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.

Voltaire

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By theme : Behavior Politics Society State Wit
Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.

Anton Chekhov

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By theme : Hatred Society
No one gossips about other people`s secret virtues.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Behavior Society Wit
If clothes make the man, then naked men should have little or no impact on society.

Mark Twain

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By theme : Humor Person Society Wit
Any nation that thinks more of its ease and comfort than its freedom will soon lose its freedom; and the ironical thing about it is that it will lose its ease and comfort too.

William Somerset Maugham

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By theme : Liberty Society
Individuals may form communities, but it is institutions alone that can create a nation.

Benjamin Disraeli

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By theme : Society
Laws are like sausages. It is better not to see them being made.

Otto von Bismarck

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By theme : Humor Society Wit
Democracy is a form of government that substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Democracy Society State
A multitude of laws in a country is like a great number of physicians, a sign of weakness and malady.

Voltaire

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By theme : Society State
Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.

Edgar Watson Howe

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By theme : Society
If you want total security, go to prison. There you`re fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom.

Dwight David Eisenhower

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By theme : Liberty Politics Society State
The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don`t do anything about it.

Albert Einstein

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By theme : Evil Life Society
The more humanity advances, the more it is degraded.

Gustave Flaubert

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By theme : Culture Life Society
I may not agree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.

Voltaire

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By theme : Democracy Liberty Society Thought
Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party.

Winston Churchill

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By theme : Behavior Politics Society
People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge.

Lao Tzu

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By theme : Knowledge Politics Society State
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