Society

Theodore M. Hesburgh Quote – Inequality

"The melting pot failed to function in one crucial area. Religions and nationalities, however different, generally learned to live together, even to grow together, in America. But color was something else. Reds were murdered like wild animals. Yellows were characterized ...
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Judged On The Basis Of Its Weakest Members

"Any society, any nation, is judged on the basis of how it treats its weakest members." ...
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Norman Douglas Quote – Advertisements

“You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.” - Norman Douglas ...
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John Stuart Mill Quote – Eccentricity In A Society

"The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage it contained." - John Stuart Mill ...
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Aung San Suu Kyi Quote – Women Are Valued

"In societies where men are truly confident of their own worth, women are not merely tolerated but valued." - Aung San Suu Kyi ...
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Bill McKibben Quote – We Didn’t Do Much

"We, all of us in the First World, have participated in something of a binge, a half century of unbelievable prosperity and ease. We may have had some intuition that it was a binge and the earth couldn't support it, ...
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Tom Hayden Quote – I Think It’s Helpful

"I think it’s helpful to remind white ethnics that they, too, came here in boats; that they, too, lived in slums; that they, too, had yellow fever; that they, too, were stigmatized as incorrigible; that they, too, had the highest ...
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John Stuart Mill Quote – Eccentricity In Society

"The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage it contained." - John Stuart Mill ...
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Bill Vaughan Quote – Swap History Books

"It might be a good idea if the various countries of the world would occasionally swap history books, just to see what other people are doing with the same set of facts." - Bill Vaughan ...
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Ivan Illich Quote – Consumer Society

“In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy.” - Ivan Illich ...
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