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Society Quotes 21-25

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Society Quotes
The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose. 
James A. Baldwin 

The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water. 
John W. Gardner 

The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat. 
Lily Tomlin 

People are going to behave however the social norms permit, and beyond that. 
Max Cannon 

Punishment is now unfashionable... because it creates moral distinctions among men, which, to the democratic mind, are odious. We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful individual responsibility. 
Thomas Szasz

Patriotism Quotes 1-5

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Patriotism Quotes
True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else. 
Clarence Darrow 

I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually. 
James A. Baldwin 

I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country. 
Nathan Hale 

I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone. 
Edith Cavell 

I'm an advocate of the great Dr. Johnson, the English man of letters who said that patriotism was the last refuge of the scoundrel. 
George Galloway