Individuals And Society Quotes by Vince Lombardi, Gunnar Myrdal, Margaret Thatcher, George Weigel, Hillary Clinton, Ludwig von Mises and many others.
Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
Education has in America’s whole history been the major hope for improving the individual and society.
There is no such thing as society: there are individual men and women, and there are families.
History is driven, over the long haul, by culture – by what men and women honor, cherish, and worship; by what societies deem to be true and good, and by the expressions they give to those convictions in language, literature, and the arts; by what individuals and societies are willing to stake their lives on.
We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking about what is best for society.
Once it has been perceived that the division of labour is the essence of society, nothing remains of the antithesis between individual and society. The contradiction between individual principle and social principle disappears.
If the dominant political expression that we’re seeing right now is of nostalgia and we know that nostalgia won’t really work out, what happens is, we become depressed as individuals and societies – when we’re depressed, we’re much more vulnerable to be taken advantage of by demagogues and xenophobes.
We must reject the idea that every time a law’s broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
When we begin to look around us, to observe individuals and societies, and to study philosophies and religions, we realize that our loneliness is shared. Our solitude is plural, and our singularity is the similarity between us.
The semimetaphysical problems of the individual and society, of egoism and altruism, of freedom and determinism, either disappear or remain in the form of different phases in the organization of a consciousness that is fundamentally social.
Education – lifelong education for everyone – from toddlers to workers well advanced in their careers – is indeed an excellent investment for individuals and society as a whole.
Mental or spiritual health, which is rationality, makes for progress, and the future demands greater and greater mental or spiritual health, greater and greater rationality. The brain must dominate and direct both the individual and society in the time to come, not the belly and the heart.
If you make a film set in London or in Pakistan or wherever, the thing that interests me is the relationships between individuals – individuals and society, individuals and their family, their girlfriend or boyfriend, it’s all the same idea.
The sobering thought is that individuals and societies are not, in the end, remembered for how they made their money, but for how they spent it.
The most costly disease is boredom costly for both individual and society.
In the lives of individuals and societies, language is a factor of greater importance than any other. For the study of language to remain solely the business of a handful of specialists would be a quite unacceptable state of affairs.
Show me a first-generatio n fortune and I’ll show you a successful partnership between a talented individual and society’s invisible venture capitalist, the commons.
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