Individuals And Society Quotes

Individuals And Society Quotes by Idries Shah, Alexander Downer, Ben Bernanke, Vince Lombardi, William H. Gates, Sr., Albert Einstein and many others.

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We view Sufism not as an ideology that molds people to the right way of belief or action, but as an art or science that can exert a beneficial influence on individuals and societies, in accordance with the needs of those individuals and societies … Sufi study and development gives one capacities one did not have before.
Idries Shah
The protection of human rights to promote the dignity of the individual is too important a matter for symbolic gestures alone. It is only through the pursuit of practical and effective efforts to promote human rights that we show our real commitment to the welfare of individuals and society.
Alexander Downer
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.
Ben Bernanke
Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
Vince Lombardi
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.
William H. Gates, Sr.
All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.
Albert Einstein
The most costly disease is boredom costly for both individual and society.
Norman Cousins
We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking about what is best for society.
Hillary Clinton
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.
George Weigel
Education has in America’s whole history been the major hope for improving the individual and society.
Gunnar Myrdal
The transcendent importance of love and good-will in all human relationships is shown by their mighty beneficent effect upon the individual and upon society.
George David Birkhoff
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.
Michael Winterbottom
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.
Ferdinand de Saussure
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.
Ludwig von Mises
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.
Charles Handy
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.
Mohsin Hamid
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.
Margaret Mead