Society Related Quotes

The great drama of Russian history has been between its state and society. Put simply, Russia has always had too much state and not enough society.

Fareed Zakaria

“The pillars of truth and the pillars of freedom - they are the pillars of society”

Henrik Ibsen

“In a democratic society we must live cooperatively, and serve the community in which we live, to the best of our ability. For our own success to be real, it must contribute to the success of others.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

Any good society survives on a circulation of favours.

Aravind Adiga

“The Republic of China is a sovereign state, a constructive member of the international community and a lively democratic society, ... Taiwan's admission to the U.N. will be conducive to peace, prosperity and stability in the Asia-Pacific region.”

Chen Shui-bian

“How strange is the lot of us mortals! Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.”

Albert Einstein

Ignorance is never ignored.


By liberating women from household work and helping to abolish professions such as domestic service, the washing machine and other household goods completely revolutionised the structure of society.

Ha-joon Chang

“Our civic society is really all we have by way of nationhood.”

Cokie Roberts

The Internet is just a bunch of servers and broadband cables and routers that traffic data around the world. But I think now the Internet is starting to become an entity that society views as a human thing.

Adam Ostrow