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Top 100 Quotes About Societal

#1. It is often difficult to educate a child about the beauty of an open mind when he is a prisoner of societal conformity. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#2. It's a lovely feeling, just working away at the desk, putting words down, building words up ... I think you have to be aware that what you're doing is not just a private act, it's a societal thing. - Author: Sarah Hall
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#3. The definition of 'safe' is not strictly an engineering term; it's a societal term. Does it mean absolutely no loss of life? Does it mean absolutely no contamination with radiation? What exactly does 'safe' mean? - Author: Henry Petroski
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#4. The aesthetic is an individual rather than a societal concern. - Author: Harold Bloom
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#5. Public discourse has been polluted now for decades by corporate-funded disinformation - not just with climate change but with a host of health, environmental and societal threats. The implications for the planet are grim. - Author: Michael E. Mann
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#6. There is nothing new in state interventionism. It is as old and reactionary as societal organization itself. Always, when it permeates the body politic, it kills the nation. - Author: Spruille Braden
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#7. I just am a clean air freak. I grew up in the woods. I worked in China for a bit and was exposed to all the resources being used and the pollution and felt strongly that for our generation, the biggest economic and societal problem is energy. - Author: Lynn Jurich
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#8. Obesity is a societal issue. We have to come together with government, business, civil society, and NGOs to create solutions for this. - Author: Muhtar Kent
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#9. People are created in God's image. Homosexuality is an identity adopted through societal factors. It's an identity disorder. - Author: Christine O'Donnell
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#10. The model sanctuary was borne of a complex, political, societal debate. It was proposed to us from various bodies that we give models medicals once a year, and if they didn't pass that medical, there's a chance they'd legally lose their right to work. - Author: Erin O'Connor
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#11. We know that there are children out there whose parents do not take the kind of interest in their upbringing and in their existence that we would wish, but I don't think censorship is ever the solution to any problem, be it societal or be it the kind of information or ideas that you have access to. - Author: Judith Krug
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#12. I see history as really cyclical in terms of the intense idealism, and the desire to create a better life outside of societal norms. - Author: Lauren Groff
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#13. If women have an income, they will invest a higher proportion of that income in their children than men do. So you do get those societal returns very quickly. - Author: Ann Cotton
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#14. I'm drawn to projects where I play these really complicated characters, but also where I can have some type of influence on affecting what we see as societal norms. - Author: Rami Malek
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#15. All right, let's consider some history here. I see a number of girls are wearing pants. This used to be frowned upon. In 1938, Helen Hulick was jailed for wearing slacks -- put behind bars.

Do you think society should have the right to jail or punish you for what you choose to wear? - Author: Svetlana Chmakova
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#16. The mind is created when the universal consciousness conforms to societal consciousness. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#17. It occurred to him that his scarcely perceptible attempts to struggle against what was considered good by the most highly placed people, those scarcely noticeable impulses which he had immediately suppressed, might have been the real thing, and all the rest false. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#18. I just think that people take me a little more seriously as a brunette. I don't know if that's just because of a societal preconceived notion that all blondes are stupid, but it's a different kind of attitude. - Author: Kate Bosworth
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#19. There's lots of people my age (and younger) that have grown up in chaotic environments and I just happen to be one of the first ones to make it to pro sports. It's more a societal thing than an athletics thing. - Author: Chris Kluwe
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#20. Christians should actively engage in efforts to make every societal institution assume its own responsibility, warding off the interference of others. That, too, is participation in the restoration of creation and the coming of the kingdom of God. - Author: Albert M. Wolters
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#21. Marriage is a unique cultural relationship that has a long-standing tradition and societal meaning, which should not be redefined by the courts. - Author: James Lankford
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#22. We often blame our government for their lack of responsibility, socially and politically. We forget that that is only a result of the societal irresponsibility in general. - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#23. We have to recognize that the freedom of the individual has to be protected not only from the power of the state, but even more so from economic and societal power. - Author: Gustav Heinemann
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#24. The scientific and societal achievements of the modern age are undisputable. But after the French Revolution, modernity increasingly emancipated itself from Christian roots, thereby becoming rootless itself. - Author: Walter Kasper
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#25. Disability scholars Andrienne Asch and Erik Parens, in their seminal discussion of the problem, wrote,'Pre-natal diagnosis reinforces the medical model that disability itself, not societal discrimination against people with disabilities, is the problem to be solved. - Author: Andrew Solomon
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#26. Our current societal construct demonstrates we are uncaring and largely self-centered beings driven only by our own needs - Author: Bryant McGill
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#27. Respecting and honoring the pigness of the pig is a foundation for societal health. - Author: Joel Salatin
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#28. The cultural ban on having sex with your friends is an inevitable offshoot of a societal belief that the only acceptable reason to have sex is to lead to a monogamous marriagelike relationship. - Author: Dossie Easton
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#29. Without being overtly political about it, if people with severe disabilities are calculated in societal terms purely as a monetised unit, in terms of how much they cost in terms of care, you lose an important sense of who they are and the effect they have. - Author: Rory Kinnear
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#30. We're designed to be hunters and we're in a society of shopping. There's nothing to kill anymore, there's nothing to fight, nothing to overcome, nothing to explore. In that societal emasculation this everyman is created. - Author: David Fincher
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#31. Reason ... contradicts the established order of men and things on behalf of existing societal forces that reveal the irrational character of this order for "rational" is a mode of thought and action which is geared to reduce ignorance, destruction, brutality, and oppression. - Author: Herbert Marcuse
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#32. Blindly believing something often comes from societal conformity which is a sign of a lack of deep knowledge and imaginative consciousness. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#33. Belief transcends ritual, structure and societal expectation. It is an enlivening, intensely personal core to our being. Our way of being. - Author: Mary Anne Radmacher
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#34. Success will come when the societal attitude changes and not a single woman in America asks herself the question 'What did I do?'. - Author: Joe Biden
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#35. I think scientists have a valid point when they bemoan the fact that it's socially acceptable in our culture to be utterly ignorant of math, whereas it is a shameful thing to be illiterate. - Author: Jennifer Ouellette
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#36. Education, the free flow of information, is key for our personal and societal growth. It all comes back to education. - Author: Jayni Chase
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#37. It remains to be seen which program will cause greater societal damage: China's one-child policy or America's one-parent policy. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#38. An education program is, by definition, a societal program. Work should be done at school, rather than at home. - Author: Francois Hollande
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#39. I studied what principles under-laid peace and prosperity and concluded the only way to achieve societal well-being was through a system of economic freedom. - Author: Charles Koch
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#40. There is a societal cost of increased pollution, and that's what I'm passionate about as a mother. - Author: Cate Blanchett
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#41. My tact is that you don't change the definition of marriage for one group, homosexuals, because you have to change it for all the groups. So you don't do it, particularly if people in California vote on it, don't want it, they think that the heterosexuality is a societal stabilizer. - Author: Bill O'Reilly
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#42. An increasing number of Canadians must juggle the demands of work with the need to care for children, or for family members who are ill or too frail to care for themselves. Our programs have simply not kept pace with these societal changes. - Author: Kim Campbell
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#43. Everyone says 'Anna Karenina' is about individual desire going against society, but I actually think the opposite is stronger: the way societal forces limit the expression of the individual. - Author: Mary Gaitskill
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#44. It seems to me that if you were to take almost any half-century in history, you'd find a grand societal tug-of-war between the community and the individual. - Author: Lauren Groff
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#45. Everything good and bad about technology would be magnified by implanting it deep in brains. Is the risk of brain-hacking outweighed by the societal benefits of faster, deeper communication, and the ability to augment our own intelligence? - Author: Ramez Naam
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#46. My advice to the 10 year old daughter is: fashion happens in a context. It's societal, it's cultural, it's historic, it's economic, and it's political. So all of her studies, everything that is happening in the world, all needs to be channeled through her in order to be a good designer. - Author: Tim Gunn
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#47. Our spirit is universal, all powerful, and limitless. Why do we put societal boundaries around us? They are not boundless. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#48. Greenhouse gas emissions and global warming are among humanity's most pressing concerns. Societal expectations on climate change are real, and our industry is expected to take a leadership role. - Author: Ali Al-Naimi
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#49. Don't pressure yourself. Don't worry about what others think you should do or what the societal "norm" is. Do what moves you and makes you smile and the "good" will follow. - Author: Misha Collins
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#50. Go out of societal conformity to see and create uplifting beauty. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#51. Question every assumption and go towards the problem, like the way they flew to the moon. We should have more moon shots and flights to the moon in areas of societal importance. - Author: Sebastian Thrun
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#52. As I have said, in the same way that you can tell if some sexism is happening to you by asking the question "Is this polite, or not?" you can tell whether some misogynistic societal pressure is being exerted on women by calmly enquiring, "And are the men doing this, as well? - Author: Caitlin Moran
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#53. To listen to the nation's psychiatric gurus is to come to believe that crimes are caused, not committed. Perpetrators don't do the crime, but are driven to their dirty deeds by a confluence of uncontrollable factors, victims of societal forces or organic brain disease. - Author: Ilana Mercer
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#54. I'm a staunch civil libertarian; I really believe that the individual is more important than any societal value. - Author: Richard Grossman
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#55. Trying to fit in will not change a society. To change it, you have to be brave, fearless, and strong enough to withstand societal criticism so that you may break the boundary and let light come in. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#56. The more people anticipate the elimination of suffering the less strength they have actually to oppose it. Whoever deals with his personal suffering only in the way our society has taught him - through illusion, minimization, suppression, apathy - will deal with societal suffering in the same way. - Author: Dorothee Solle
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#57. compatriots needed to weave into the social fabric bakeries close to home or bread trucks that deliver; like a sort of societal gluten, sources of bread constitute networks of sociability that structure daily life. - Author: Steven Laurence Kaplan
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#58. Today for the first time, at least in this country, you don't have to use those powers to survive. Our societal structure now provides the possibility to survive without using sexual manipulation. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#59. It is the emergence of mass media which makes possible the use of propaganda techniques on a societal scale. - Author: Jacques Ellul
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#60. Most often we call a person intelligent when they learn to conform to the societal norm. Are they wise? - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#61. Changes in societal structure and in art would possess more credibility if they had their origins in the soul and spirit. If people read the words of the prophets with closer attention, they would find the keys to life. - Author: Marc Chagall
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#62. Why do we have U.S. attorneys? Because we need a mechanism to make sure people obey the laws that we pass, for societal reasons. - Author: Kenneth Langone
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#63. Stories are there to entertain, preserve history, or serve a societal purpose of some kind. - Author: Sylvain Neuvel
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#64. Because of the way society sets them up, women never again experience the need to develop independence - until some crisis in later life explodes their complacency, showing them how sadly helpless and undeveloped they've allowed themselves to be. - Author: Colette Dowling
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#65. We must not allow ourselves to be the prisoners of our societal conformity. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#66. The girl with a moustache" they called me every now and then
"It's about time you wax your arms" those who "cared" said
I faced the fears of the dreaded thread on my face
To succumb every other week to the world's ways - Author: Sanhita Baruah
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#67. As we're about to see, by striving for even greater genetic perfection we might be eliminating a lot more than just millions of people who don't fit the societal norms we've created. We might actually be eradicating the very solutions to the medical problems we're working so hard to solve. - Author: Sharon Moalem
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#68. The solution is to gradually become free of societal rewards and learn how to substitute for them rewards that are under one's own powers. - Author: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
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#69. One must conform to the baseness of an age or become neurotic. - Author: Robert Musil
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#70. Perhaps some of the appeal of the dangerous-but-yummy paranormal anti-hero lies in his scorn for societal expectations. Yes, women have come a long way, but there are still some cultural stigmas more associated with women than men. - Author: Jeaniene Frost
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#71. We have to overcome our societal conditioning which says we are unworthy. - Author: Wayne Dyer
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#72. At times, morality can be dismissed as a matter of personal conscience, no matter how widespread its acceptance. Ethics, on the other hand, arises from societal or group commitments to principia of behavior. - Author: Sherwin B. Nuland
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#73. The thing is, one in three women in the Western world will end up having an abortion, but they never talk about it. When you keep silent about that stuff, it is because you are embarrassed by the societal distaste of the topic. - Author: Caitlin Moran
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#74. Twitter provides us with a wonderful platform to discuss/confront societal problems. We trend Justin Bieber instead. - Author: Lauren Leto
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#75. Obama sees himself as such a huge change that he can be cautious about other societal changes. But what he doesn't realize is that legalizing gay marriage is like electing a black president. Before you do it, it seems inconceivable. Once it's done, you can't remember what all the fuss was about. - Author: Maureen Dowd
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#76. We're multiplying our capabilities as a civilization and yet we still accept the notion that important societal progress, like combating inequality and crime - or even innovating in government and medicine - must take generations. - Author: Shane Snow
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#77. I believe that there are barriers, educational barriers, cultural barriers, societal barriers, that are keeping people from accessing the promise of a vibrant free enterprise economy. - Author: Marco Rubio
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#78. The whole idea of punk rock is that you're dressing yourself in a crazy leather jacket with safety pins and a Mohawk. The idea of being the rebel is a boring societal idea. It's such a type. And that's what I was, without knowing it. - Author: Michael Ian Black
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#79. The fact that my skin color hadn't been an issue for those early years of schooling says everything about where racism originates: it is a cultural issue, a societal and familial problem that children soak up as they become more aware of the world. But - Author: Maajid Nawaz
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#80. The U.S. uses most of its oil for transportation. We can limit U.S. demand for oil by requiring automakers to use the technology that already exists to improve fuel economy - technology that the automakers refuse to bring into the market despite societal demand. - Author: Sherwood Boehlert
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#81. A disposable society is only fit for disposable people. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#82. There's a societal push for conformity in all rways," he said. "There's less tolerance of difference. And so maybe for some people having a label is better. It can confer a sense of hope and direction. - Author: Allen Frances
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#83. I believe the American dream is still alive and that education and entrepreneurship together are its key enablers. Through the years I have observed the power of this combination when the two forces work in tandem. Together they lead to personal success, business success, and societal success. - Author: Ralph De La Vega
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#84. Marriage felt like a fading American institution, as relevant to me as the Elks Club. Plus, I considered myself punk rock, and punk rockers don't believe in boring societal conventions like marriage. We prefer boring societal conventions like punk rock. - Author: Michael Ian Black
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#85. I am super awkward at social situations in general, and there's some major stuff going down, so I'm not going to hold to any sort of societal standard, and I'm just going to pretend like we've known each other long enough to say what's on our mind, and I hope that's okay. - Author: Myra McEntire
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#86. Morality is societal, but kindness is universal. Be kind even if it not always ethical. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#87. Sports plays a societal role in engendering jingoist and chauvinist attitudes. They're designed to organize a community to be committed to their gladiators. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#88. Along with individual responsibility goes some societal responsibility to enable young people and their parents to do what they need to do. Otherwise, what is a society? - Author: Robert B. Reich
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#89. Leadership responsibility is multidimensional and cannot be described in one or two words. It is personal, interpersonal, environmental and societal. - Author: Linda Fisher Thornton
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#90. Every Nigerian must begin to raise their voice against our societal failures and call them as such at every juncture. In this way we could all bring about a modern, progressive and civilized society. - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#91. I am consumed, or I have been consumed, with these issues of motherhood and the way we act out societal expectations and roles. So both my nonfiction and my fiction have been pretty much exclusively about that. - Author: Ayelet Waldman
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#92. In Europe, you would almost never have people with large amounts of income being happy with a two-volume vehicle like a hatchback or a minivan. They want to structurally show their societal position, which is why three volumes are so popular. They show 'I'm part of that hierarchy.' - Author: Chris Bangle
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#93. Technological change is never an isolated phenomenon. This revolution takes place inside a complex ecosystem which comprises business, governmental and societal dimensions. To make a country fit for the new type of innovation-driven competition, the whole ecosystem has to be considered. - Author: Klaus Schwab
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#94. Can you ever "solve" poverty? Can you ever "solve" crime? Can you ever "solve" disease, unemployment, war, or any other societal herpes? Hell no. - Author: Max Brooks
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#95. Dance in this century has remained primarily a personal ritual operating, like most avant-garde art, as an idiosyncratic form rather than a tribal expression of religious powers or a corporate expression of societal values. - Author: Jamake Highwater
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#96. We tolerate, even promote, many things we once regarded as evil, wrong, or immoral. And then we seek "explanations" for an act that seems beyond comprehension. Remove societal restraints on some evils and one can expect the demons to be freed to conduct other evil acts. - Author: Cal Thomas
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#97. If it were classified as a disease, fatherlessness would be an epidemic worthy of attention as a national emergency. . . . Fatherlessness is associated with almost every societal ill facing our country's children. - Author: Lacey Sturm
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#98. There are no human gods here, just hoods who think they are. - Author: Fakeer Ishavardas
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#99. You are only free when you can grow wings of wisdom to fly away from the cage of societal conformity. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#100. In following your inclinations and moving toward mastery, you make a great contribution to society, enriching it with discoveries and insights, and making the most of the diversity in nature and among human society. - Author: Robert Greene
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