Quites About Society

Quites About Society

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"Society is like a stew. If you don't stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top." - Edward Abbey

"The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every class is unfit to govern." - Lord Acton

"American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it." - Henry Brooks Adams

"The happiness of society is the end of government." - John Adams

"Society lives by faith, and develops by science." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Nor was civil society founded merely to preserve the lives of its members; but that they might live well: for otherwise a state might be composed of slaves, or the animal creation... nor is it an alliance mutually to defend each other from injuries, or for a commercial intercourse. But whosoever endeavors to establish wholesome laws in a state, attends to the virtues and vices of each individual who composes it; from whence it is evident, that the first care of him who would found a city, truly deserving that name, and not nominally so, must be to have his citizens virtuous." - Aristotle

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For other uses, see Society (disambiguation).

Society or human society is the manner or condition in which the members of a community live together for their mutual benefit. By extension, society denotes the people of a region or country, sometimes even the world, taken as a whole.[1] Used in the sense of an association, a society is a body of individuals outlined by the bounds of functional interdependence, possibly comprising characteristics such as national or cultural...

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