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Questioning Society Quotes


"Warhol was questioning the capitalist society." - James Rosenquist

"The constant questioning of our values and achievements is a challenge without which neither science nor society can remain healthy." - Aage Niels Bohr

"In Europe, Henk Tennekes was dismissed as research director of the Royal Dutch Meteorological Society after questioning the scientific underpinnings of global warming." - Richard Lindzen

"Che is not just a potent figure of protest, but the idealistic, questioning kid who exists in every society and every time." - Jon Lee Anderson

"The only important elements in any society are the artistic and the criminal, because they alone, by questioning the society's values, can force it to change." - Samuel R Delany

"The only important elements in any society are the artistic and the criminal, because they alone, by questioning the society's values, can force it to change." - Samuel R Delany

"A lot of my work is about questioning the stability and permanence of architecture, and, in turn, the stability of society." - Lebbeus Woods

"Respect authority while questioning it." - Randy Pausch

"Men build society and society builds men." - B F Skinner

"Our society has become an employee society." - Peter Drucker

"Technology shapes society and society shapes technology." - Robert Winthrop White

"Socialist society is a society of officials." - Ludwig Von Mises

"An armed society is a polite society." - Robert A Heinlein

"An armed society is a free society." - Howie Carr

"perfidious society masturbators" - Thomas Bernhard

"Society becomes very destructive." - Ai Weiwei

"The thing is, not to stop questioning." - Albert Einstein

"Questioning is the piety of thought." - Martin Heidegger

"Art is the questioning of culture" - Gerard Mortier

"Quit questioning God and start trusting Him!" - Joel Osteen

"Unfortunately, our affluent society has also been an effluent society." - Hubert Humphrey

"Art thrives on society and society thrives on its art." - Stuart Pearson Wright

"Unfortunately, our affluent society has also been an effluent society." - Hubert H Humphrey

"Solitude is sometimes best society." - John Milton

"A crowded society is a restrictive society; an overcrowded society becomes an authoritarian, repressive and murderous society." - Edward Abbey

"Man was formed for society." - Francis Bacon

"Solitude sometimes is best society." - John Milton

"Weve become a plastic society." - Bill Janklow

"Society is built upon trust." - Robert South

"Society becomes how you behave." - Eric Liu

"Society forces you to conform." - Ken Wilber

"Society became my glittering bride." - William Wordsworth

"Society : an inferno of saviors." - Emil Cioran

"Basis of society: anonymous sweat." - Emil Cioran

"Our whole society is instantaneous." - Bryan Cranston

"America's a very traumatized society." - Alanis Morissette

"American society is still puritanical." - Nick Nolte

"By doubting we come to questioning, and by questioning we perceive the truth," - Peter Abelard

"With the Jews, the questions are always open; we're always questioning. I love that questioning tradition." - Hanna Rosin

"GENTLE READER: You, sir, are an anarchist, and Miss Manners is frightened to have anything to do with you. It is true that questioning the table manners of others is rude. But to overthrow the accepted conventions of society, on the flimsy grounds that you have found them silly, inefficient and discomforting, is a dangerous step toward destroying civilization." - Judith Martin

"I think that its an artist's responsibility to have a point of view. Society takes its cue from popular art. People need something to look to, something to provoke them into questioning whether they completely hate something or completely love something." - Madonna Ciccone

"The faithful witness, like...Socrates, Voltaire, and Swift and Christ himself, is at his best when he is questioning and clarifying and avoiding the specialists obsession with solution. He betrays society when he is silent...He is true to himself and to people when his clarity causes disquiet." - John Ralston Saul

"Thanks to the European Union, Ireland has a much more open climate of discussion and debate, as you can see in the media. It means that we are a more questioning society, perhaps more honestly prepared to address serious issues and problems, more open to the idea that different viewpoints should be heard and respected." - Mary Robinson

"I think that every child grows up with the ideas that what we are given, is our society. Your education, and your mother and father, they tell you this is how it is, but then you hit adolescence and you think, 'Is it? Why? Why is it like that?' Sometimes that questioning leads to something more." - Alice Englert

"I don't think the western world is questioning capitalism. Capitalism as a concept is not something that society has written off. But today, there is degree of caution around capitalism. We believe in compassionate capitalism. Growth for growth's sake can never be an end in itself." - Kumar Mangalam Birla

"I'm definitely good. I'm not bad; I'm extremely honest, and I allow no bullshit to pass by my radar. And that will always get lots of people thinking you're a jerk. But there are people who appreciate total honesty and questioning of the conformities in our society, and I'm heroic to those people. And I should be. It's an indictment of the rest of society who doesn't get that." - Bill Maher

"Questioning is not the mode of conversation among gentlemen." - Samuel Johnson

"After sixty, the self-questioning of middle age is obsolete." - Mason Cooley

"Effective questioning brings insight, which fuels curiosity, which cultivates wisdom." - Chip R. Bell

"The most important thing is to not stop questioning." - Albert Einstein

"The path to holiness lies through questioning everything." - M Scott Peck

"Questioning is not the mode of the conversation among gentlemen." - Samuel Johnson

"Under questioning, a terrorist should be made to yield." - Ami Ayalon

"Questioning anything and everything, to me, is punk rock." - Henry Rollins

"The first key to wisdom is assiduous and frequent questioning." - Peter Abelard

"Usually people are questioning my athleticism more than my femininity!" - Gabrielle Reece

"A free, analytical and questioning press must be helped survive." - Xavier Niel

"Meditation is not to get out of society, to escape from society, but to prepare for a reentery into society." - Nhat Hanh

"We enter our studies, and enjoy a society which we alone can bring together. We raise no jealousy by conversing with one in preference to another; we give no offence to the most illustrious by questioning him as long as we will, and leaving him as abruptly. Diversity of opinion raises no tumult in our presence: each interlocutor stands before us, speaks or is silent, and we adjourn or decide the business at our leisure." - Walter Savage Landor

"I think that every child grows up with the ideas that what we our given, is our society. Your education, and your mother and father, they tell you this is how it is, but then you hit adolescence and you think, 'Is it? Why? Why is it like that?' Sometimes that questioning leads to something more. Sometimes it doesn't, and we just continue these cycles." - Alice Englert

"The first duty of society is justice." - Alexander Hamilton

"All progress means war with society." - George Bernard Shaw

"Society rests upon conscience, not upon science." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"when women progress, all of society benefits." - Hillary Clinton

"The pest of society is egotists." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Society does not love its unmaskers." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Society has no bribe for me..." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Neither god nor soul can save society." - B R Ambedkar

"We live in a very gynophobic society" - Bonnie Greer

"A nomadic society cannot experience enclosed space." - Marshall Mcluhan

"Artists are often the barometers of society." - Nancy Pearcey

"The Soul selects her own Society." - Emily Dickinson

"Society is our extended mind and body." - Alan Watts

"Art starts alone - and convinces society later." - Douglas Davis

"A mere society form of Atheism." - Charles Bradlaugh

"Women are the architects of society" - Cher

"Destroy the family and you destroy society" - Vladimir Lenin

"Sanctify yourself and you will sanctify society." - Francis Of Assisi

"We are the Draft Beer Preservation Society." - Ray Davies

"Society in shipwreck is comfort to all." - Publilius Syrus

"Those who tell the stories rule society." - Plato

"Literature is the expression of society." - Charles Nodier

"There's no such thing as society." - Margaret Thatcher

"I believe in a libertarian communist society." - Murray Bookchin

"I've always explored various areas of society." - Johnny Cash

"Solitude is sometimes the best society." - John Milton

"The only possible society is oneself." - Oscar Wilde

"...eaven for climate, Hell for society." - Mark Twain

"Dining and marriage restrictions stunt Hindu society." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Home: The place to save society." - Spencer W. Kimball

"A society gets the criminals it deserves." - Val McDermid

"Progressive policies lead to a regressive society." - Ilana Mercer

"Music is always a commentary on society." - Frank Zappa

"We live in a kissy society." - Michael Bergin

"Women are the real architects of society." - Cher

"We've turned into a whining society." - Billy Corgan

"Paul Krugman is a danger to society!" - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"We've become such a restaurant society." - Tom Douglas

"Ethnic diversity adds richness to a society." - Gary Locke

"Everything in our society is so purposeful." - Sara Blakely

"Ideas have consequences that can transform society." - Ricardo Salinas Pliego

"You couldn't have human society without language." - John Maynard Smith

"We live in a celebrity-obsessed society." - Kelly Reilly

"We are what make up society." - Tom Shadyac

"No emancipation without that of society." - Theodor Adorno

"Society is at odds with itself." - Clint Eastwood

"We need proof in our society." - Shirley Maclaine

"Society exists for the benefit of its members - not the members for the benefit of society." - Herbert Spencer

"We live in a society of an imposed forgetfulness, a society that depends on public amnesia." - Angela Davis

"What society does to its children, so will its children do to society." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"It is not sexuality which haunts society but society which haunts the body's sexuality" - Maurice Godelier

"Should not the Society of Indexers be known as Indexers, Society of, The?" - Keith Waterhouse

"No doubt it is easy to demostrate that property will destroy society unless society destroys it." - George Bernard Shaw

"Without society, and a society to our taste, men are never contented." - Thomas Jefferson

"If there is no absolute by which to judge society, society is absolute." - Francis Schaeffer

"Society of thinking men! This kind of society has only one destiny: To Rise!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"The sibling society is the flattening out of the previously democratic society." - Robert Bly

"My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular." - Adlai Stevenson

"When everyone is too busy, don't expect a more productive society. Expect a frantic society." - Jeff Davidson

"Las Vegas: It was not cafe society, it was Nescafe society" - Noel Coward

"A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity." - Ralph Nader

"We are shifting from a managerial society to an entrepreneurial society." - John Naisbitt

"Society exists for the benefit of its members, not the members for the benefit of society." - Herbert Spencer

"A free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular." - Adlai Stevenson

"We're moving away from a credentialed society to a merit society." - Nolan Bushnell

"The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education." - Jean De La Bruyere

"Art reflects society. Cinema doesn't dictate - you portray what the society demands." - Sonam Kapoor

"A free press is not a privilege but an organic necessity in a great society. ... A great society is simply a big and complicated urban society." - Walter Lippmann

"We must all realise that the Israeli society is a military society - men and women. We cannot describe the society as civilian .... they are not civilians or innocent." - Yusuf al-Qaradawi

"We have the opportunity to move not only toward the rich society and the powerful society, but upward to the Great Society." - Lyndon B Johnson

"Will dissent be permitted? The answer to that question will determine whether the society is a free society or a fear society." - Natan Sharansky

"Immigrants are people who leave one country, one society, and move to another society. But there has to be a recipient society to which the immigrants move." - Samuel P Huntington

"So then there was the Greek, Socrates, he was great... He invented questioning. Before Socrates, no questioning. Everyone sort of went, 'Yeah, I suppose so." - Eddie Izzard

"Men accept without questioning that this world is real and important and worthwhile. This is faith. Philosophy is the ongoing questioning of this faith." - Josiah Royce

"We're not questioning the legitimacy of the outcome of the election. You didn't have Republicans questioning whether or not [Barack] Obama legitimately beat John McCain in 2008." - John Lewis

"The key to wisdom is this - constant and frequent questioning, for by doubting we are led to question and by questioning we arrive at the truth." - Peter Abelard

"Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence." - George Will

"Rules of society are nothing; one's conscience is the umpire." - Marie Anne de Vichy-Chamrond, marquise du Deffand

"Ideal society is a drama enacted exclusively in the imagination." - George Santayana

"Friendship is the highest degree of perfection in society." - Michel De Montaigne

"It is our first duty to serve society." - Samuel Johnson

"No man can have society upon his own terms." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The politer the society, the greater the lies it requires." - Lincoln Steffens

"Every civilized society must disarm its citizens against each other." - Garry Wills

"The industrial use of semen will revolutionize society" - John Balance

"A nation . . . is just a society for hating foreigners." - Olaf Stapledon

"Any good society survives on a circulation of favours." - Aravind Adiga

"When there is crime in society, there is no justice." - Plato

"Classless society is the dream of people with no class." - Robert Zend

"We lost our way, our society lost our way." - David Ervine



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