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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Society:

Is it my imagination, or does shipping and handling settle a box of crackers more than it used to?
~ Robert Brault Quotes, www.robertbrault.com.

It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
~ Krishnamurti.

It is madness beyond compare
To try to reform the world.
~ Molière, The Misanthrope, 1666.

It is one of the maladies of our age to profess a frenzied allegiance to truth in unimportant matters, to refuse consistently to face her where graver issues are at stake.
~ Norman Douglas.

It is the safest of times, it is the riskiest of times.... What the Dickens is going on here?
~ Denton Morrison, on chemicals, technology, and risk, quoted in National Academy of Sciences, Improving Risk Communication, 1989.

It isn't so much that hard times are coming; the change observed is mostly soft times going.
~ Groucho Marx.

It seems a long time since the morning mail could be called correspondence.
~ Jacques Barzun, God's Country and Mine, 1954.

It would be a service to mankind if the pill were available in slot machines and the cigarette were placed on prescription.
~ Malcolm Potts, MD.

It'll be a great day when education gets all the money it wants and the Air Force has to hold a bake sale to buy bombers.
~ Unknown author, quoted in You Said a Mouthful edited by Ronald D. Fuchs.

It's a sad and stupid thing to have to proclaim yourself a revolutionary just to be a decent man.
~ David Harris.

It's getting harder and harder to worry needlessly.
~ Robert Brault Quotes, www.robertbrault.com.

I've been reading a lot lately about Indian captives. One woman who had been captured by the Indians and made a squaw was resentful when she was rescued because she'd found that there was a lot more work to do as the wife of a white man.
~ Stephen Vincent Benét.

Jefferson thought schools would produce free men: we prove him right by putting dropouts in jail.
~ Benjamin R. Barber.

Junk mail, junk food, our society is full of junk living, period.
~ Carrie Latet Quotes.

Life has been reduced to getting food out of cans.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

Living in this modern toxic world, we are all slowly being poisoned to death.
~ Carrie Latet Quotes.

Mammalia, n.pl. A family of vertebrate animals whose females in a state of nature suckle their young, but when civilized and enlightened put them out to nurse, or use the bottle.
~ Ambrose Bierce Quotes.

Man is the animal that intends to shoot himself out into interplanetary space, after having given up on the problem of an efficient way to get himself five miles to work and back each day.
~ Bill Vaughan.

Most of the change we think we see in life
Is due to truths being in and out of favor.
~ Robert Frost, The Black Cottage, North of Boston, 1914.

Most of our diversions do not so much delay death as accustom us to it.
~ Mignon McLaughlin Quotes, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966.

Most people are awaiting Virtual Reality; I'm awaiting virtuous reality.
~ Eli Khamarov, Lives of the Cognoscenti.

Most people are willing to pay more to be amused than to be educated.
~ Robert C. Savage, Life Lessons.

Most people know more about their congressmen via smear campaigns than they know about their own neighbor via conversations, and a lot of people know more about Britney Spears via tabloids than they know about their own congressmen via voting booklets. Does anyone else see the problem here?
~ Brock Fiant.

My meaningless office job: they pay me for my body and mind, but my heart gets no paycheck and my soul pays the taxes.
~ Carrie Latet Quotes.

Natives who beat drums to drive off evil spirits are objects of scorn to smart Americans who blow horns to break up traffic jams.
~ Mary Ellen Kelly.

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