What Is Wrong With Society Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 46 Quotes About What Is Wrong With Society

#1. Since our society equates happiness with youth, we often assume that sorrow, quiet desperation, and hopelessness go hand in hand with getting older. They don't. Emotional pain or numbness are symptoms of living the wrong life, not a long life. - Author: Martha Beck
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#2. An addict is someone who uses their body to tell society that something is wrong. - Author: Stella Adler
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#3. I never could see anything wrong in sensationalism; and I am sure our society is suffering more from secrecy than from flamboyant revelations. - Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
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#4. We are humanity, the banner read. Wrong. We're pale reflections of it, weak shadows, distant echoes. - Author: Rick Yancey
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#5. Because there's nothing wrong with me," Alec says. "You know what is? Our society is so screwed up from top to bottom, everything about it, that it's become impossible to fix. It's easier to change people and make them fit into something that's broken. Know what I mean? - Author: Brian James
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#6. Women are not entirely wrong when they reject the moral rules proclaimed in society, since it is we men alone who have made them. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#7. The people currently in charge have forgotten the first principle of an open society, namely that we may be wrong and that there has to be free discussion. That it's possible to be opposed to the policies without being unpatriotic. - Author: George Soros
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#8. If the woman picks the wrong man, that's not society's problem. That's her problem. - Author: Phyllis Schlafly
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#9. A liberal society stands on the proposition that we should all take seriously the idea that we might be wrong. This means we must place no one, including ourselves, beyond the reach of criticism; it means that we must allow people to err, even where the error offends and upsets, as it often will. - Author: Jonathan Rauch
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#10. But secondly you say 'society must exact vengeance, and society must punish'. Wrong on both counts. Vengeance comes from the individual and punishment from God. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#11. Okay, so all a woman has to do is ignore society's expectations, be ambitious, sit at the table, work hard, and then it's smooth sailing all the way. What could possibly go wrong? - Author: Sheryl Sandberg
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#12. You cannot have a society of angels except in heaven - Author: Michela Wrong
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#13. I think I should not go far wrong if I asserted that the amount of genuine leisure available in a society is generally in inverse proportion to the amount of labor-saving machinery it employs. - Author: E.F. Schumacher
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#14. We seemed to be drifting as a society - losing touch with the basic concepts of right and wrong. - Author: George Lucas
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#15. If you are part of a society that votes, then do so. There may be no candidates and no measures you want to vote for ... but there are certain to be ones you want to vote against. In case of doubt, vote against. By this rule you will rarely go wrong. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#16. I'll tell you what's the greatest power under heaven, and that is public opinion-the ruling belief in society about what is right and what is wrong, what is honourable and what is shameful. That's the steam that is to work the engines. - Author: George Eliot
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#17. After getting myself relatively educated in the area of national transformation, I have come to discover that it makes better sense to look at what I could do to fix the problems of the society rather than blaming others for what is wrong in the country. - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#18. All the things that you would have thought would have made me a professional A1 criminal ... wrong. I decided that was too lazy and easy, and because of the way British society is, quite frankly you were denied an education, so I got one of my own. - Author: John Lydon
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#19. Part of what is wrong with our society, and hence with ourselves, is that we consume images, we don't produce them. We need to produce, not consume, media. - Author: Terence McKenna
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#20. You know, that's what's wrong with us on the public level. We fret about how to keep going the same old way when we should be casting around for another way that's better. Our society is hurtling in free fall toward heaven knows where, - Author: John Brunner
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#21. ...if everybody is born essentially good, what is wrong with our society that it so often allows the goodness to go into hiding? It is easier, I suppose, just to believe that some people are born inherently evil. - Author: Rosamund Kendal
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#22. Everyone can find what is wrong with a society but only a few can lead toward the betterment of a community. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#23. Keep your finger on the pulse of society, take controversies with a grain of salt, lick your finger and then lift it to the wind; always know what is going on, my friend, so this world can never steer you wrong again. - Author: Criss Jami
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#24. Beethoven was a deeply political man in the broadest sense of the word. He was not interested in daily politics, but concerned with questions of moral behaviour and the larger questions of right and wrong affecting the entire society. - Author: Daniel Barenboim
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#25. No, there is plenty wrong with Negroes. They have no society. They're robots, automatons. No minds of their own. I hate to say that about us, but it's the truth. They are a black body with a white brain. - Author: Malcolm X
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#26. Society already possesses the psychological techniques needed to obtain universal observance of a code
a code which would guarantee the success of a community or state. The difficulty is that these techniques are in the hands of the wrong people
or, rather, there aren't any right people. - Author: B.F. Skinner
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#27. Societies that have condoned male cheating and condemned female cheating are simply male-dominated cultures. Cheating is cheating, no matter who is doing it. It's wrong. - Author: Cathy Burnham Martin
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#28. Can we make a better world for our children? I believe we can, if enough people are concerned and get involved in changing what is wrong with society. - Author: Benjamin Spock
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#29. Nothing is 'wrong' with me, Dan. What's wrong with you? she said in the same eerily quiet voice, dark eyes fixated on Dan, as she breathed heavily. - Author: Martin Hopkins
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#30. It's a rare and precious thing to be close to suffering because our society - in many ways - tells us that suffering is wrong. If it's our own suffering, we try to hide it or isolate ourselves. If others are suffering, we're taught to put them away somewhere so we don't have to see it. - Author: Sharon Salzberg
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#31. Tell me what's wrong with society
When everywhere I look I see
Rich guys driving big SUV's
While kids are starving in the streets
No one cares
No one likes to share
I guess life's unfair - Author: Simple Plan
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#32. Nearly a half century ago, while Social-Democratic and Communist theoreticians babbled about a society with "work for all," the Dadaists, those magnificent madmen, demanded unemployment for everybody. - Author: Murray Bookchin
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#33. The Society wants us to be afraid of dying. But I'm not. I'm only afraid of dying wrong. - Author: Ally Condie
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#34. Coming up in the African-American culture, we were taught that we belonged to the universe and society was wrong in the way it dealt with us. We had to learn to express and affirm values not from the winning position. - Author: Bernice Johnson Reagon
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#35. Meditation is not to avoid society; it is to look deep to have the kind of insight you need to take action. To think that it is just to sit down and enjoy the calm and peace, is wrong. - Author: Nhat Hanh
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#36. We're communal animals. If we're by ourselves, we can feel wrong and crazy and out of step with society. We really need those talking circles. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#37. Liberals have shifted government into a position of being neutral between right and wrong. By concentrating power in government institutions, liberals chisel at the three pillars of society: the family unit, work ethic and faith. That's not good for America. - Author: James G. Watt
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#38. I think Frankie Valli did everything right. He kept singing. And you also have to remember, he was confined to a certain society, which was this sort of like - the wrong side of the law kind of society of Italian guys from the streets of Belleville, New Jersey. So he found his way. - Author: John Lloyd Young
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#39. There's nothing wrong with giving up all your principles for a suitable financial reward. It is indeed the basis of our society. - Author: Manny Rayner
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#40. Our psychological reality, which lies below the surface, frightens us because it endlessly surprises us and drives us in a direction which society's rules and organizations define as wrong or dangerous. - Author: Anais Nin
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#41. When any practice has become the fixed rule of the society in which we live, it is always wise to adhere to that rule, unless it call upon us to do something that is actually wrong. One should not offend the prejudices of the world, even if one is quite sure that they are prejudices. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#42. All decisions we've come to accept as right or wrong are ingrained in us from the society in which we abide. Rights and wrongs are not universally known or transferable. - Author: John-Talmage Mathis
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#43. It's not a big secret that what's lacking and what's wrong in our society starts with education. - Author: Oren Moverman
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#44. I hate society's notion that there is something wrong with sex. Something wrong with a woman who loves sex. - Author: Alessandra Torre
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#45. But there's something fundamentally wrong in a system where a girl like Meredith would even consider staying with a boy like Dylan if she has the chance to be free of him. - Author: Amy Engel
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#46. Misconceptions play a prominent role in my view of the world. - Author: George Soros
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