Aphorisms by theme: Society

In manners, tranquillity is the supreme power.

Francoise d`Aubigne Marquise de Maintenon

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By theme : Behavior Society
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.

Charles de Montesquieu

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By theme : Morality Politics Society
The freedom of conscience is a right so sacred, that even the name of tolerance involves a species of tyranny.

Honore de Mirabeau

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By theme : Liberty Society
One of the best rules in conversation is never to say a thing which any of the company can reasonably wish had been left unsaid.

Jonathan Swift

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By theme : Behavior Relations Society
And remember, where you have a concentration of power in a few hands, all too frequently men with the mentality of gangsters get control. History has proven that.

John Acton

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By theme : Politics Society
The people must fight for their laws as for their walls.

Heraclitus

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By theme : Society
Mankind is resilient: the atrocities that horrified us a week ago become acceptable tomorrow.

Joseph Heller

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By theme : Society
The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots.

Erich Seligmann Fromm

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By theme : Future Society
A republic properly understood is a sovereignty of justice, in contradistinction to a sovereignty of will.

Thomas Paine

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By theme : Society State
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.

Jeremy Bentham

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By theme : Knowledge Society Wit
The contagion of crime is like that of the plague. Criminals collected together corrupt each other; they are worse than ever when at the termination of their punishment they re-enter society.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Society
The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every class is unfit to govern.

John Acton

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By theme : Politics Society
It is not sufficient to be worthy of respect in order to be respected.

Alfred Bernhard Nobel

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By theme : Relations Society
For my part, it is not the mystery of the incarnation, which I discover in religion, but the mystery of social order, which associates with heaven that idea of equality, which prevents the rich from destroying the poor.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Religion Society
The gods are on the side of the stronger.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

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By theme : Life Society
No social stability without individual stability.

Aldous Huxley

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By theme : Politics Society
Men are born equal but they are also born different.

Erich Seligmann Fromm

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By theme : Men Psychology Society
The essence of a free government consists in an effectual control of rivalries.

John Quincy Adams

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By theme : Society State
Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.

Jonathan Swift

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By theme : Relations Society
We build too many walls and not enough bridges.

Isaac Newton

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By theme : Relations Society
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