Aphorisms by theme: Society

I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand; that the world owes no man a living but that it owes every man an opportunity to make a living.

John Davison Rockefeller

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By theme : Business Society
That all men are equal is a proposition, which, at ordinary times, no sane individual has ever given his assent.

Aldous Huxley

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By theme : Society
What is fame? The advantage of being known by people of whom you yourself know nothing and for whom you care as little.

Stanislaus Leszczynski

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By theme : Relations Society
Taste cannot be controlled by law.

Thomas Jefferson

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By theme : Society State
For those to whom much is given, much is required.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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By theme : Society Wealth
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

John Quincy Adams

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By theme : Politics Society
It is often easier to fight for one`s principles than to live up to them.

Adlai E. Stevenson

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By theme : Behavior Society Wit
As society advances the standard of poverty rises.

Dorothy Parker

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By theme : Society Wealth Wit
A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but most certainly without freedom the press will never be anything but bad.

Albert Camus

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By theme : Liberty Society State
Love, children, and work are the great sources of fertilizing contact between the individual and the rest of the world.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Relations Society
Prostitution and robbery are two living protests, respectively female and male, made by the natural state against the social state.

Honore de Balzac

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By theme : Society State
All celebrated people lose on a close view.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Relations Society Wisdom
I am the state. Laws are the sovereigns of sovereigns.

Louis XIV

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By theme : Person Society
As long as people believe in absurdities, they will continue to commit atrocities.

Voltaire

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By theme : Behavior Society Thought Wisdom
Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principals, which direct them.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Character Person Society
If a proud man makes me keep my distance, the comfort is that he keeps his at the same time.

Jonathan Swift

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By theme : Relations Society
Popular opinion is the greatest lie in the world.

Thomas Carlyle

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By theme : Lie Society Thought
The tax which will be paid for the purpose of education is not more than the thousandth part of what will be paid to kings, priests and nobles who will rise up among us if we leave the people in ignorance.

Thomas Jefferson

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By theme : Politics Society State
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Society State
Our liberty depends on freedom of the press and that cannot be limited without being lost.

Thomas Jefferson

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By theme : Democracy Liberty Society
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