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But now being lifted into high society, And having pick'd up several odds and ends Of free thoughts in his travels for variety, He deem'd, being in a lone isle, among friends, That without any danger of a riot, he Might for long lying make himself amends; And singing as he sung in his warm youth, Agree to a short armistice with truth.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Don Juan (canto III, st. 83)

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I'd rather be dead than cool.

Kurt Cobain Quotes , Source: in the song "Stay Away"

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The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free. First, society begins by trying to beat you up. If this fails, they try to poison you. If this fails too, the finish by loading honors on your head.

Kurt Cobain Quotes , Source: in the song "Stay Away"

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Those families, you know, are our upper crust, not upper ten thousand.

James Fenimore Cooper Quotes , Source: The Ways of the Hour (ch. VI)

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The rout is Folly's circle, which she draws With magic wand. So potent is the spell, That none decoy'd into that fatal ring, Unless by Heaven's peculiar grace, escape. There we grow early gray, but never wise.

William Cowper Quotes , Source: Task (bk. II, l. 627)

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Every man is like the company he is wont to keep.

Euripides Quotes , Source: Phoemissoe (frag. 809)

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For every social wrong there must be a remedy. But the remedy can be nothing less than the abolition of the wrong.

Henry George Quotes , Source: Social Problems (ch. IX)

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The noisy and extensive scene of crowds without company, and dissipation without pleasure.

Edward Gibbon Quotes , Source: Memoirs (vol. I, p. 116)

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The classes and the masses.

Rt. Hon. William Ewart Gladstone Quotes , Source: a phrase used by him

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In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy.

Ivan Illich Quotes , Source: Tools for Conviviality (ch. 3)

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The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Ivan Illich Quotes , Source: Tools for Conviviality (ch. 3)

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I live in the crowds of jollity, not so much to enjoy company as to shun myself.

Samuel Johnson Quotes , Source: Rasselas (ch. XVI)

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The wise man sometimes flees from society from fear of being bored.

Jean de la Bruyere Quotes , Source: Les Caracteres (V)

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Society drives people crazy with lust and calls it advertising.

John Lahr Quotes , Source: in the London "Guardian"

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He might have proved a useful adjunct, if not an ornament to society.

Charles Lamb (used pseudonym Elia) Quotes , Source: Captain Starkey

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Society is like a large piece of frozen water; and skating well is the great art of social life.

Charles Lamb (used pseudonym Elia) Quotes , Source: Captain Starkey

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The Don Quixote of one generation may live to hear himself called the savior of society by the next.

James Russell Lowell Quotes , Source: Don Quixote

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A system in which the two great commandments were, to hate your neighbour and to love your neighbour's wife.

Thomas Babington Macaulay Quotes , Source: Essays--Moore's Life of Lord Byron

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Please accept my resignation. I don't want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member.

Groucho Marx Quotes , Source: Groucho and Me (ch. 26)

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If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place.

Margaret Mead Quotes , Source: Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies

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Very often the quiet fellow has said all he knows.

Kin Hubbard Quotes

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Society is like air; very high up, it is sublimated--too low down, a perfect choke-damp.

Anon. Quotes

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The more backwoodish a social group, juvenile or adult, the stricter its conception of the normal, and the readier it will ridicule any departure from it.

Arthur Koestler Quotes

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Society is joint action and cooperation in which each participant sees the other partner's success as a means for the attainment of his own.

Ludwig von Mises Quotes

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The collective matrix of a science at a given time is determined by a kind of establishment, which includes universities, learned societies, and, more recently, the editorial offices of technical journals. Like other establishments, they are consciously or unconsciously bent on preserving the status quo- partly because unorthodox innovations are a threat to their authority, but also because of the deeper fear that their laboriously erected an intellectual edifice might collapse under the impact.

Arthur Koestler Quotes

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