Aphorisms by theme: Society

The voice of the majority is no proof of justice.

Friedrich von Schiller

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By theme : Politics Society
In a revolution, as in a novel, the most difficult part to invent is the end.

Alexis de Tocqueville

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By theme : Politics Society
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.

Georges Clemenceau

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By theme : Society Wit
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.

Margaret Thatcher

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By theme : Politics Society Women
Where there is no property there is no injustice.

John Locke

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By theme : Philosophy Society
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows that as a government grows, liberty decreases.

Thomas Jefferson

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By theme : Liberty Politics Society State
What is crime amongst the multitude is only vice among the few.

Benjamin Disraeli

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By theme : Relations Society Vice
The strongest is never strong enough to be always the master, unless he transforms strength into right, and obedience into duty.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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By theme : Politics Relations Society
The vast majority of human beings dislike and even dread all notions with which they are not familiar. Hence it comes about that at their first appearance innovators have always been derided as fools and madmen.

Aldous Huxley

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology Society
All wealth is the product of labor.

John Locke

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By theme : Society Wealth
The public never knows what it wants, only what it doesn`t want.

Charles Spencer Chaplin

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Society
Themistocles said, - "The Athenians govern the Greeks; I govern the Athenians; you, my wife, govern me; your son governs you."

Plutarch

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By theme : Life Relations Society
To be an adult is to be alone.

Jean Rostand

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By theme : Old Relations Society
To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.

Winston Churchill

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By theme : Behavior Society
In every well-governed state, wealth is a sacred thing; in democracies it is the only sacred thing.

Anatole France

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By theme : Democracy Society State Wealth
Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.

Benjamin Franklin

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By theme : Politics Society State
A man`s worth is estimated in this world according to his conduct.

Jean de La Bruyere

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By theme : Behavior Society
No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.

Plato

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By theme : Society State
A woman cannot be herself in the society of the present day, which is an exclusively masculine society, with laws framed by men and with a judicial system that judges feminine conduct from a masculine point of view.

Henrik Ibsen

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By theme : Society Women
Violence is the diplomacy of the incompetent.

Isaac Asimov

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By theme : Behavior Politics Society
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