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    The more backwoodish a social group, juvenile or adult, the stricter its conception of the normal, and the readier it will ridicule any departure from it.

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The reason teaching has to go on is that children are not born human; they are made so.

The reason teaching has to go on is that children are not born human; they are made so.

by Jacques Barzun Found in: Society Quotes,
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One great society alone on earth: the noble living and the noble dead.

One great society alone on earth: the noble living and the noble dead.

by William Wordsworth Found in: Society Quotes,
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All human progress, even in morals, has been the work of men who have doubted the current moral values, not read more

All human progress, even in morals, has been the work of men who have doubted the current moral values, not of men who have whooped them up and tried to enforce them.

by H. L. Mencken Found in: Society Quotes,
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I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to read more

I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.

by Emily Bronte Found in: Society Quotes,
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...most scientific problems are far better understood by studying their history than their logic.

...most scientific problems are far better understood by studying their history than their logic.

by Ernst Mayr Found in: Society Quotes,
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Do not be in a hurry to tie what you cannot untie.

Do not be in a hurry to tie what you cannot untie.

by English Proverb Found in: Society Quotes,
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The human race has had long experience and a fine tradition in surviving adversity. But we now face a task read more

The human race has had long experience and a fine tradition in surviving adversity. But we now face a task for which we have little experience, the task of surviving prosperity.

by Alan Gregg Found in: Society Quotes,
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Words are the physicians of a mind diseased.

Words are the physicians of a mind diseased.

by Aeschylus Found in: Society Quotes,
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The rich man in his castle, the poor man at his gate, God made them, high or lowly, and ordered read more

The rich man in his castle, the poor man at his gate, God made them, high or lowly, and ordered their estate.

by Cecil F. Alexander Found in: Society Quotes,
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