Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.
Man is the animal that intends to shoot himself out into interplanetary space, after having given up on the problem of an efficient way to get himself five miles to work and back each day.
Society is the union of men and not the men themselves.
Charles de Secondat
One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we'll need a new definition.
Some people strengthen the society just by being the kind of people they are.
John W. Gardner
Cockroaches and socialites are the only things that can stay up all night and eat anything.
Our individual lives cannot, generally, be works of art unless the social order is also.
Charles Horton Cooley
The human race's prospects of survival were considerably better when we were defenceless against tigers than they are today when we have become defenceless against ourselves.
Arnold J. Toynbee
Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things.
People are going to behave however the social norms permit, and beyond that.
Marriage cannot be severed from its cultural, religious and natural roots without weakening the good influence of society.
It seems a long time since the morning mail could be called correspondence.
The key to organizing an alternative society is to organize people around what they can do, and more importantly, what they want to do.
Exclusiveness in a garden is a mistake as great as it is in society.
You can't make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you're doing is recording it.
In our society leaving baby with Daddy is just one step above leaving the kids to be raised by wolves or apes.
Society is one vast conspiracy for carving one into the kind of statue likes, and then placing it in the most convenient niche it has.
Society is based on the assumption that everyone is alike and no one is alive.
Our society is not a community, but merely a collection of isolated family units.
It is good for society to have this introspection.
The function of the press in society is to inform, but its role in society is to make money.
A. J. Liebling
Women with money and women in power are two uncomfortable ideas in our society.
What can you say about a society that says that God is dead and Elvis is alive?
Today the world changes so quickly that in growing up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in.
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