Good-looking individuals are treated better than homely ones in virtually every social situation, from dating to trial by jury.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young?
I am as frustrated with society as a pyromaniac in a petrified forest.
A. Whitney Brown
I think this society suffers so much from too much freedom, too many rights that allow people to be irresponsible.
If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.
Henry David Thoreau