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In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to
remember seven generations in the past and
consider seven generations in the future
when making decisions that affect the people.
- Wilma Mankiller

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Winston Churchill was not entirely British.
His mother was American, making Sir Winston part Iroquois Indian.
- Rachel Blanchard

We return thanks to our mother,
the earth, which sustains us.
We return thanks to the rivers and streams
which supply us with water.
We return thanks to all herbs, which furnish medicines
for the cure of our diseases.
We return thanks to the corn, and to her sisters,
the beans and squashes, which give us life.
We return thanks to the bushes and trees,
which provide us with fruit.
We return thanks to the wind,
which, moving the air, has banished diseases.
We return thanks to the moon and the stars,
which have given us their light when the sun was gone.
We return thanks to our grandfather He-no,
that he has protected his grandchildren from witches and reptiles,
and has given us his rain.
We return thanks to the sun,
that he has looked upon the earth with a beneficent eye.
Lastly, we return thanks to the Great Spirit,
in whom is embodied all goodness,
and who directs all things for the good of his children.
- Iroquois traditional

Many of the Iroquois and Huron houses were of similar construction,
the partitions being at the sides only,
leaving a wide passage down the middle of the house.
- Francis Parkman

 

The fortified towns of the Hurons were all on the side
exposed to Iroquois incursions.
- Francis Parkman

In every society some men are born to rule,
and some to advise.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Clothes make the man.
Naked people have little or no influence on society.
- Mark Twain

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Society is always taken by surprise
at any new example of common sense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

In my afternoon walk I would fain forget
all my morning occupations and my obligations to society.
- Henry David Thoreau

People who work together will win,
whether it be against complex football defenses,
or the problems of modern society.
- Vince Lombardi

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

The heart is always right -
if there's a question of choosing between the mind and the heart -
because mind is a creation of the society.
It has been educated.
You have been given it by the society, not by existence.
The heart is unpolluted.
- Osho

Truth is certainly a branch of morality
and a very important one to society.
- Thomas Jefferson

An armed society is a polite society.
Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Society has always seemed to demand a little more from
human beings than it will get in practice.
- George Orwell

Marriage cannot be severed from its cultural,
religious and natural roots without weakening the good influence of society.
- Jack Kingston

A pure democracy is a society consisting of a small number of citizens,
who assemble and administer the government in person.
- James Madison

The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Our society is not a community, but merely a collection
of isolated family units.
- Valerie Solanas

Normal social behavior requires that we be able to
recognize identities in spite of change.
Unless we can do so, there can be no human society as we know it.
- Kenneth L. Pike

I think this society suffers so much from too much freedom,
too many rights that allow people to be irresponsible.
- Boyd Rice

Society is the union of men and not the men themselves.
- Charles de Secondat

A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

To give aid to every poor man is far beyond the reach and power of every man.
Care of the poor is incumbent on society as a whole.
- Charles Edwards

I am as frustrated with society as a pyromaniac in a petrified forest.
- A. Whitney Brown

The key to organizing an alternative society is to
organize people around what they can do,
and more importantly, what they want to do.
- Abbie Hoffman

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift
and the rational mind is a faithful servant.
We have created a society that honors the servant
and has forgotten the gift.
- Albert Einstein

I had three chairs in my house;
one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
- Henry David Thoreau

The function of the press in society is to inform,
but its role in society is to make money.
- A. J. Liebling

How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes,
packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners,
and instant cameras teach patience to its young?
- Paul Sweeney

In our society leaving baby with Daddy is just one
step above leaving the kids to be raised by wolves or apes.
- Al Roker

Sucking the marrow out of life
doesn't mean choking on the bone.
- Robin Williams as John Keating
in the 1989 movie Dead Poets Society

No society can surely be flourishing and happy,
of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.
- Adam Smith

It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

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

Society is one vast conspiracy for carving one into
the kind of statue likes,
and then placing it in the most convenient niche it has.
- Randolph Bourne

Some people strengthen the society just by being the kind of people they are.
- John W. Gardner

Exclusiveness in a garden is a mistake as great as it is in society.
- Alfred Austin

It is good for society to have this introspection.
- Jacques Verges

The first principle of a free society is an untrammeled
flow of words in an open forum.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking
about what is best for society.
- Hillary Clinton

There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul
than the way in which it treats its children.
- Nelson Mandela

What can you say about a society that says that God
is dead and Elvis is alive?
- Irv Kupcinet

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

Society is a masked ball,
where every one hides his real character,
and reveals it by hiding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Society censors our actions,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age.
- Orson Welles

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

Women with money and women in power are two uncomfortable ideas in our society.
- Candace Bushnell

Neither the life of an individual nor the history of
a society can be understood without understanding both.
- C. Wright Mills

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

Good-looking individuals are treated better than homely
ones in virtually every social situation,
from dating to trial by jury.
- Martha Beck

In these times you have to be an optimist to open your
eyes when you awake in the morning.
- Carl Sandburg

The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom,
power without conscience.
Our is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.
- Omar N. Bradley

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

Our individual lives cannot, generally,
be works of art unless the social order is also.
- Charles Horton Cooley

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

It is not a fragrant world.
- Raymond Chandler

Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees,
then names the streets after them.
- Bill Vaughan

Civilization is unbearable, but it is less unbearable at the top.
- Timothy Leary

It seems a long time since the morning mail could be called correspondence.
- Jacques Barzun

Think what a better world it would be if we all,
the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o'clock
every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.
- Barbara Jordan

The danger of the past was that men became slaves.
The danger of the future is that man may become robots.
- Erich Fromm

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

Most of the change we think we see in life is due to
truths being in and out of favor.
- Robert Frost

The human race's prospects of survival were considerably
better when we were defenceless against tigers than
they are today when we have become defenceless against ourselves.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork.
- Milton Friedman

Today the world changes so quickly that in growing
up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in.
- Peter Medawar

One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal.
Soon we'll need a new definition.
- Alvin Toffler

Because we believe that our ethnic group,
our society, our political party, our God,
is better than your God, we kill each other.
- Neale Donald Walsch


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