Society Thinking Quotes

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Ray Bradbury
“No front porches. My uncle says there used to be front porches. And people sat there sometimes at night, talking when they wanted to talk, rocking, and not talking when they didn't want to talk. Sometimes they just sat there and thought about things, turned things over. My uncle says the architects got rid of the front porches because they didn't look well. But my uncle says that was merely rationalizing it; the real reason, hidden underneath, might be they didn't want people sitting like that, doing nothing, rocking, talking; that was the wrong KIND of social life. People talked too much. And they had time to think. So they ran off with the porches.”
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

Gore Vidal
“I have always regarded as a stroke of good fortune that I was not born or brought up in a small American town; they may be the backbone of the nation, but they are also the backbone of ignorance, bigotry, and boredom, all in vast quantities.”
Gore Vidal, Death Before Bedtime

Marissa Meyer
“Everyone is trying to impress everyone else, trying to make themselves out to be smarter or more confident than they actually are.”
Marissa Meyer, Cress

Eldridge Cleaver
“You are either part of the solution or part of the problem. "
Eldridge Cleaver”
Eldridge Cleaver

Arun D. Ellis
“It’s not the word that’s important, it’s the right to say any word you want to and to form any sentence you want to, that’s the point and once they start to legally restrict what we can say and what we can’t say then we are on a slippery slope to authoritarianism.”

“We’re talking about racists,” said Karen.

“No one should be allowed to be racist,” said Mark.

“But that’s not down to the Government or the courts,” said Rob desperately, “that should be down to us, we should make it difficult for people to be racist, we should frown upon such language and activity, it should be by peer pressure that we stop people from being abusive and unpleasant, not down to the Government.”

“Why not?” demanded Karen, “they make the laws so it’s down to them to make the punishments.”

“It’s not about punishment,” pressed Rob, “it’s about morality and social conscience, it’s about standing up for what’s right versus moral laziness, it’s about courage versus cowardice.”
Arun D. Ellis, Daydream Believers

Martin Luther King Jr.
“Prima o poi arriva l'ora in cui bisogna prendere una posizione che non è né sicura, né conveniente, né popolare; ma bisogna prenderla, perché è giusta.”
Martin Luther King Jr.

Dennis Lehane
“He was done with every lie he'd ever allowed himself to believe, every lie he'd ever lived, every lie.”
Dennis Lehane, The Given Day

“I think there some kind of instinct connection between me and children. When I see children I find it quiet hard to take my eyes off them, and I could not hold my smile either. I really love their simplicity and innocence. If everyone would've have been childlike, not childish, the world would be a better place.”
Nurudeen Ushawu

Neil deGrasse Tyson
“Who gets to celebrate this cosmic view of life? Not the migrant farmworker. Not the sweatshop worker. Certainly not the homeless person rummaging through the trash for food. You need the luxury of time not spent on mere survival. You need to
live in a nation whose government values the search to understand humanity's place in the universe. You need a society in which intellectual pursuit can take you to the frontiers of discovery, and in which news of your discoveries can be routinely disseminated.”
Neil deGrasse Tyson

“Humans are mostly kind only to their own-self, and their own. To another being, they're mostly indifferent, if not inhumane.”
Fakeer Ishavardas

Marissa Meyer
“Everyone is trying to impress everyone else. to make themselves out to be smarter or more confident than they actually are.”
Marissa Meyer, Cress

Amit Abraham
“What is in the minds of the majority the society is unmindful of.”
Amit Abraham

“People will laugh at anything, except their own moronic self.”
Fakeer Ishavardas

Joshua Lynott
“We grow up being told to do this and told to do that because it's the 'right' thing to do.

If we did something obscure, it'd be 'wrong'.

We have been taught to choose the respectable, socially acceptable path that everyone else walks down.

What if we were told to do what feels right and were not afraid to perceive the world in an authentic light.

We are told how to think and what to think, but not how to feel.

We don't always need logic, we need to feel.”
Joshua Lynott, Why Don't You? Thoughts Worth Thinking

Abhijit Naskar
“Any human action that goes against what is ordinary, is deemed as an anomaly.”
Abhijit Naskar, In Search of Divinity: Journey to The Kingdom of Conscience

Abhijit Naskar
“Truth doesn't pay homage to creeds. Creeds must adjust themselves to be compatible with the truth.”
Abhijit Naskar, I Am The Thread: My Mission

“Sitting there, watching the shades of evening settle slowly on the drab little town, it seemed to me that nothing but blind blundering vengeance, howsoever camouflaged, awaits all those who dare to step out of its stifling confines. It is a confrontation whose outcome is as certain as the end of solitary boats beating against a maelstrom.”
Arun Joshi, The Strange Case of Billy Biswas

Hina Hashmi
“Some people around us are energy vampires while others are energy boosters. Our bodies resonate like a tuning fork, that’s why their vibration impacts our own vibration.”
Hina Hashmi, Your Life A Practical Guide to Happiness Peace and Fulfilment

Sahara Sanders
“Modern formulaic society will try to make you "normal," rushing to call pseudoscientific anything you can do that they can’t.”
Sahara Sanders, INDIGO DIARIES: A Series of Novels

"Beta" Metani' Marashi
“Curiosity pushed me to learn English, so I can fit in society.”
Beta Metani'Marashi

Abhijit Naskar
“What is natural, needs to be looked upon, scrutinized and reshaped by each generation of the world, to make it compatible with the path of progress of a civilized society.”
Abhijit Naskar, Wise Mating: A Treatise on Monogamy

Emi Iyalla
“In today's world, a strong pair of hands is no longer enough for men to succeed just as a beautiful face doesn't guarantee lasting love for women. Times have changed. People now look for values everywhere. From their government to their lovers. From their phones to even the websites they visit. The 21st century game is played around value. It is slightly shifting from the package-era of the 20th century. This is one of the reason for the huge instability that has affected the modern society. From instability in relationships to quick changes in government. Value, in today's world is the difference maker between the things that will stay and the ones that won't.”
Emi Iyalla, Skills That Pay The Bills

Emi Iyalla
“The pursuit of knowledge and the skills that come with it must be done strategically. We must put the society we live in into serious consideration before we embark on this journey.

We can't isolate our skills from the need of the society we live in”
Emi Iyalla

Ashok Anand
“The society must be cultured enough to understand that children belong to the nation and hence, deserve best of the education as well as excellent treatment by the society.

From: One Vs All”
Dr.Ashok Anand

Neena H. Brar
“If the child had lived, she could have evoked contempt from many, but in death, she had found supporters who wanted to fight and win her battle. Her death had made all the difference. It had gained her the sympathy of strangers instead of their scorn.”
Neena H. Brar, Tied to Deceit

“People are either silly asses, or ass*oles. Mostly, just silly ass*oles. Choose! Hard place, or hell hole!”
Fakeer Ishavardas

“I am really, truly dead serious when I am just joking. But only if you're a joke would you mind my poking.”
Fakeer Ishavardas

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