Aphorisms by theme: Society

To lead people, you must follow behind.

Lao Tzu

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations Society
We are taught to clothe our minds, as we do our bodies, after the fashion in vogue; and it is accounted fantastical or something worse, not to do so.

John Locke

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By theme : Behavior Fashion Morality Society
What people say behind your back is your standing in the community in which you live.

Edgar Watson Howe

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By theme : Relations Society Wisdom
We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.

Dwight David Eisenhower

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By theme : Society State War
Law without force is impotent.

Blaise Pascal

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By theme : Society State
Liberty begets anarchy, anarchy leads to despotism, and despotism brings about liberty once again. Millions of human beings have perished without being able to make any of these systems triumph.

Honore de Balzac

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By theme : Liberty Politics Society
All of us do not have the same talent, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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By theme : Politics Relations Society
An eminent reputation is as dangerous as a bad one.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

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By theme : Relations Society
Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.

Henry Louis Mencken

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By theme : Politics Society Wit
Every revolutionary ends by becoming either an oppressor or a heretic.

Albert Camus

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By theme : Politics Society
When Nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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By theme : Nature Society Creativity
The society based on production is only productive, not creative.

Albert Camus

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By theme : Society Creativity
Hell is other people.

Jean Paul Sartre

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By theme : Person Society
It is the rule of rules, and the general law of all laws, that every person should observe those of the place where he is.

Michel de Montaigne

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By theme : Behavior Society
Everyone rises to his level of incompetence.

Laurence Johnston Peter

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By theme : Society
Taste is to literature what bon ton is in society.

Germaine de Stael

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By theme : Art Society
Power without abuse loses its charm.

Paul Valery

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By theme : Politics Society
Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be.

George Orwell

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By theme : Men Society
There would be no society if living together depended upon understanding each other.

Eric Hoffer

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By theme : Relations Society
Man is by nature a political animal.

Aristotle

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By theme : Men Politics Society
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