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What one generation sees as a luxury, the next sees as a necessity.

What one generation sees as a luxury, the next sees as a necessity.

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...each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it read more

...each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late.

by Thomas Sowell Found in: Society Quotes,
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Scientific progress consists in the development of new concepts.

Scientific progress consists in the development of new concepts.

by Ernst Mayr Found in: Society Quotes,
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Progress cannot be organized.

Progress cannot be organized.

by Ludwig Von Mises Found in: Society Quotes,
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Society is like air; very high up, it is sublimated--too low down, a perfect choke-damp.

Society is like air; very high up, it is sublimated--too low down, a perfect choke-damp.

by Anon. Found in: Society Quotes,
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Every man...should periodically be compelled to listen to opinions which are infuriating to him. To hear nothing but what is read more

Every man...should periodically be compelled to listen to opinions which are infuriating to him. To hear nothing but what is pleasing to one is to make a pillow of the mind.

by St. John Ervine Found in: Society Quotes,
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I'd rather be dead than cool.

I'd rather be dead than cool.

by Kurt Cobain Found in: Society Quotes,
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The march of science and technology does not imply growing intellectual complexity in the lives of most people. It often read more

The march of science and technology does not imply growing intellectual complexity in the lives of most people. It often means the opposite.

by Thomas Sowell Found in: Society Quotes,
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Nonconformists travel as a rule in bunches. You rarely find a nonconformist who goes it alone. And woe to him read more

Nonconformists travel as a rule in bunches. You rarely find a nonconformist who goes it alone. And woe to him inside a nonconformist clique who does not conform with nonconformity.

by Eric Hoffer Found in: Society Quotes,
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