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1. "One does, after all, take on many of the givens of a society when one takes on its language."
Author: Alma Guillermoprieto
2. "I wanted everything. What could you not want when you are brown and Indian-looking in a society in which the white aesthetic is praised as acceptable?"
Author: Ana Castillo
3. "Our friendship was like our writing in some ways. It was the only thing that was interesting about our otherwise dull lives. We were better off when we were together. Together we were a small society of ambition and high ideals. We were tender and patient and kind. We were not like the world at all."
Author: Ann Patchett
4. "So society has strangled in its asylums all those it wanted to get rid of or protect itself from, because they refused to become its accomplices in certain great nastiness."
Author: Antonin Artaud
5. "The society of girls is a very delightful thing, Copperfield. It's not professional, but it's very delightful."
Author: Charles Dickens
6. "If you love freedom, if you think the human condition is dignified by privacy, by the right to be left alone, by the right to explore your weird ideas provided you don't hurt others, then you have common cause with the kids whose web-browsers and cell phones are being used to lock them up and follow them around.If you believe that the answer to bad speech is more speech - not censorship - then you have a dog in the fight.If you believe in a society of laws, a land where our rulers have to tell us the rules, and have to follow them too, then you're part of the same struggle that kids fight when they argue for the right to live under the same Bill of Rights that adults have."
Author: Cory Doctorow
7. "I'd rather strive for the kind of interview where instead of me asking to introduce myself to society, society asks me to introduce myself to society."
Author: Criss Jami
8. "To me, the decathlon is its own little society and I am part of that culture."
Author: Dan O'Brien
9. "When that strange race nears the dust and is condemned as untouchable, then nature remembers the physical perfection that she accomplished elsewhere, and throws out a god--not many, but one here and there, to prove to society how little its categories impress her."
Author: E.M. Forster
10. "Marxism is an interpretation of history which explains the progress of society as a product of the expansion of the forces of production of the material means of life, that is, the development of economy."
Author: Earl Browder
11. "In those early years in New York when I was a stranger in a big city, it was the companionship and later friendship which I was offered in the Linnean Society that was the most important thing in my life."
Author: Ernst Mayr
12. "We are a culture that relies on technology over community, a society in which spoken and written words are cheap, easy to come by, and excessive. Our culture says anything goes; fear of God is almost unheard of. We are slow to listen, quick to speak, and quick to become angry."
Author: Francis Chan
13. "In polite society one laughs at all the jokes, including the ones one has heard before."
Author: Frank Dane
14. "A generous basic state pension is the least a civilized society should offer those who have worked hard and saved through their whole lives."
Author: George Osborne
15. "No part of Italian society should see itself as exempt from the effort to save Italy from collapse."
Author: Giorgio Napolitano
16. "If a test of civilization be sought, none can be so sure as the condition of that half of society over which the other half has power."
Author: Harriet Martineau
17. "For our society to be better, we must revive our conscience and do Godly things."
Author: Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
18. "The monk assumes a robe, changes his name, shaves his head, enters a cell and takes a vow of poverty and chastity; in the East he has one loin cloth, one robe, one meal a day - and we all respect such poverty. But those men who have assumed the robe of poverty are still inwardly, psychologically, rich with the things of society because they are still seeking position and prestige; they belong to this order or that order, this religion or that religion; they still live in the divisions of a culture, a tradition. That is not poverty. poverty is to be completely free of society, though one may have a few more clothes, a few more meals - good God, who cares? But unfortunately in most people there is this urge for exhibitionism."
Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
19. "In such a case, it would be almost sure of success, if the active members of a society established for that purpose, were inclined to meet the poor as men, as brethren, and as Christians."
Author: Joseph Lancaster
20. "One of the great liabilities of history is that all too many people fail to remain awake through great periods of social change. Every society has its protectors of status quo and its fraternities of the indifferent who are notorious for sleeping through revolutions. Today, our very survival depends on our ability to stay awake, to adjust to new ideas, to remain vigilant and to face the challenge of change."
Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
21. "Love from its very nature must be transitory. To seek for a secret that would render it constant would be as wild a search as for the philosopher's stone or the grand panacea: and the discovery would be equally useless, or rather pernicious to mankind. The most holy band of society is friendship."
Author: Mary Wollstonecraft
22. "We study there a lot because... what other choice does society give us, right? It's Starbucks or death, sometimes."
Author: Maureen Johnson
23. "To increase desires to an unbearable level whilst making the fulfillment of them more and more inaccessible: this was the single principle upon which Western society was based."
Author: Michel Houellebecq
24. "The Zionists indeed learnt well from the Nazis. So well that it seems that their morally repugnant treatment of the Palestinians, and their attempts to destroy Palestinian society within Israel and the occupied territories, reveals them as basically Nazis with beards and black hats."
Author: Norman Finkelstein
25. "My whole love and respect is for the person who accepts himself totally, as he is. He has courage. He has courage to face the whole pressure of the society which is bent upon splitting him into divisions — into good and bad, into saint and sinner. He is really a brave, courageous being who stands against the whole history of man, of morality, and declares to the skies his reality, whatever it is."
Author: Osho
26. "I felt that the elegance of pop music was that it was reflective: we were holding up a mirror to our audience and reflecting them philosophically and spiritually, rather than just reflecting society or something called 'rock and roll.'"
Author: Pete Townshend
27. "They should be taking bonuses from bankers, not library books from schoolchildren. What kind of society are we building?"
Author: Sara Sheridan
28. "Four months or so of torturing ecstasy in his society - of "pleasure girded about with pain." After that the blackness of unutterable night."
Author: Thomas Hardy
29. "Not that they would, but if any of the other mothers had asked how it was that Sarah, of all people, had ended up married, living in the suburbs, and caring full-time for a small child, she would have blamed it all on a moment of weakness. At least that was how she described it to herself, though the explanation always seemed a bit threadbare. After all, what was adult life but one moment of weakness after another? Most people just fell in line like obedient little children, doing exactly what society expected of them at any given moment, all the while pretending that they'd actually made some sort of choice."
Author: Tom Perrotta
30. "They shall exist, and so long as society shall be what it is, they will be what they are. Under the dark vault of their cave, they are forever reproduced in the ooze. What is required to exorcise these goblins? Light. Light in floods. No bat resists the dawn. Illuminate society."
Author: Victor Hugo
31. "And instead of getting a pepper-and-salt effect, we find very clear and sharp divisions between the dialects of the United States, which are getting more different from each other as time goes on."
Author: William Labov

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