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Society Quotes 51-55

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A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. 
Dwight D. Eisenhower 

Man is the animal that intends to shoot himself out into interplanetary space, after having given up on the problem of an efficient way to get himself five miles to work and back each day.
Bill Vaughan 

Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers. 
Mignon McLaughlin 

Society is based on the assumption that everyone is alike and no one is alive. 
Hugh Kingsmill 

Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic. 
Thomas Szasz

Society Quotes 21-25

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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