Found 1,877 quotes starting with S:

Socialism is Bolshevism with a shave.
– Detroit JournalRate it:
Socialism is nothing but the capitalism of the lower classes.
– Oswald SpenglerRate it:
Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive of enlightened selfishness that to-day is at the basis of all human labor and effort, enterprise and new activity.
– William Howard TaftRate it:
Society attacks early when the individual is helpless.
– B. F. SkinnerRate it:
Society cares for the individual only so far as he is profitable.
– Simone de BeauvoirRate it:
Society drives people crazy with lust and calls it advertising.
– John LahrRate it:
Society expects man to be a passive social animal who believes like the People of the Field in "Jurgen" that "to do what you always have done" and "what is expected of you" are the twin rules of life. This, is course, is not true. The wanton crucifixion of impulses, the unnecessary blocking and frustration of the drives and urges, are an evil that reflects itself in sophistication, ennui and boredom, dissatisfaction, melancholy, fatigue, anxiety and neurosis.
– Abraham MyersonRate it:
Society has always seemed to demand a little more from human beings than it will get in practice.
– George OrwellRate it:
Society has traditionally always tried to find scapegoats for its problems. Well, here I am.
– Marilyn MansonRate it:
Society in every state is a blessing, but Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
– Thomas PaineRate it:
Society is a complex and mysterious creation and . it's extremely imprudent to believe in the fact it presents you with at a given moment, let alone to consider it the one and only true face.
– Vaclav HavelRate it:
Society is a more level surface than we imagine. Wise men or absolute fools are hard to be met with, as there are few giants or dwarfs. The heaviest charge we can bring against the general texture of society is that it is commonplace. Our fancied superiority to others is in some one thing which we think most of because we excel in it, or have paid most attention to it; whilst we overlook their superiority to us in something else which they set equal and exclusive store by.
– HazlittRate it:
Society is like the air; necessary to breathe, but insufficient to live on.
– George SantayanaRate it:
Society is made up of two classes those who get more than they earn and those earn more than they get.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Society is now one polished horde, --- Formed of two mighty tribes, the Bores and Bored.
– Lord Byron, Don JuanRate it:
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.
– Randolph BourneRate it:
Society is, always has been and always will be a structure for the exploitation and oppression of the majority through systems of political force dictated by an élite, enforced by thugs, uniformed or not, and upheld by a willful ignorance and stupidity on the part of the very majority whom the system oppresses.
– Richard K. MorganRate it:
Society of thinking men! This kind of society has only one destiny: To Rise!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Society produces rogues, and education makes one rogue cleverer than another.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
Society produces rogues, and education makes one rogue more clever than another.
– Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills WildeRate it:
Society, my dear, is like salt water, good to swim in but hard to swallow.
– Arthur StringerRate it:
Socrates called beauty a short-lived tyranny; Plato, a privilege of nature; Theophrastus, a silent cheat; Theocritus, a delightful prejudice; Carneades, a solitary kingdom; Aristotle, that it was better than all the letters of recommendation in the world; Homer, that it was a glorious gift of nature; and Ovid, that it was favor bestowed by the gods.
– Francis QuarlesRate it:
Socrates seems to be the philosophical napkin with which the ensuing cultural thinkers of history wipe their mouths of pedantic ooze.
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soft Corinthian leather
– Ricardo MontalbánRate it:
Soft data, hard conflicts.
– Gerhard KocherRate it:

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