Aphorisms by theme: Society

To govern is always to choose among disadvantages.

Charles de Gaulle

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By theme : Politics Society
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.

Thomas Jefferson

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By theme : Politics Society
Too elevated qualities often unfit a man for society. We do not go to market with ingots, but with silver and small change.

Nicolas de Chamfort

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By theme : Relations Society
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well mannered.

Voltaire

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By theme : Society Stupidity Success Wit
In individuals insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs it is the rule.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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By theme : Psychology Society
In free society art is not a weapon. Artists are not engineers of the soul.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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By theme : Art Liberty Society
He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would fully suffice.

Albert Einstein

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By theme : Behavior Society
Man perfected by society is the best of all animals; he is the most terrible of all when he lives without law and without justice.

Aristotle

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By theme : Men Society
Union gives strength.

Aesop

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By theme : Politics Relations Society
Domestic policy can only defeat us; foreign policy can kill us.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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By theme : Politics Society State
The law cannot equalize mankind in spite of nature.

Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues

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By theme : Society
Information is the currency of democracy.

Thomas Jefferson

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By theme : Democracy Society
The simplification of anything is always sensational.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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By theme : Society
Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man.

Marcel Achard

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By theme : Democracy Society State
Justice consists not in being neutral between right and wrong, but in finding out the right and upholding it, wherever found, against the wrong.

Theodore Roosevelt

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By theme : Philosophy Society
The human race is governed by its imagination.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Society
Manners are stronger than laws.

Thomas Carlyle

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By theme : Society
The best ideas are common property.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Society Thought
Nothing moves more quickly than scandal.

Titus Livius

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By theme : Society
The scandal of the world is what makes the offence; it is not sinful to sin in silence.

Moliere

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By theme : Behavior Society
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