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The wise man sometimes flees from society from fear of being
bored.

The wise man sometimes flees from society from fear of being
bored.

by Jean De La Bruyere Found in: Society Quotes,
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Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.

Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.

by Brendan Gill Found in: Society Quotes,
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It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.

It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.

by Aesop Found in: Society Quotes,
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The thoughts of Plato and Machiavelli... don't seem quite enough armor for a world beset with splitting the atoms, urban read more

The thoughts of Plato and Machiavelli... don't seem quite enough armor for a world beset with splitting the atoms, urban guerrillas, nineteen varieties of psychotherapists, amplified guitars, napalm, computers, astronauts, and an atmosphere polluted simultaneously with auto exhaust and TV commercials.

by John Fischer Found in: Society Quotes,
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There may be said to be two classes of people in the world: those who constantly divide the people of read more

There may be said to be two classes of people in the world: those who constantly divide the people of the world into two classes, and those who do not.

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There is a fundamental difference between the appeal of a mass movement and the appeal of a practical organization. The read more

There is a fundamental difference between the appeal of a mass movement and the appeal of a practical organization. The practical organization offers opportunities for self-advancement, and its appeal is mainly to self-interest. On the other hand, a mass movement, particularly in its active, revivalist phase, appeals not to those intent on bolstering and advancing a cherished self, but to those who crave to be rid of an unwanted self. A mass movement attracts and holds a following not because it can satisfy the desire for self-advancement, but because it can satisfy the passion for self-renunciation.

by Eric Hoffer Found in: Society Quotes,
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To get into the best society nowadays, one has either to feed people, amuse people, or shock people.

To get into the best society nowadays, one has either to feed people, amuse people, or shock people.

by Oscar Wilde Found in: Society Quotes,
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A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous.

A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous.

by Alfred Adler Found in: Society Quotes,
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The avowed aim of all utopian movements is to put an end to history and to establish a final and read more

The avowed aim of all utopian movements is to put an end to history and to establish a final and permanent calm.

by Ludwig Von Mises Found in: Society Quotes,
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