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History is on every occasion the record of that which one age finds worthy of note in another.

History is on every occasion the record of that which one age finds worthy of note in another.

by Jakob Burckhardt Found in: Society Quotes,
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The 'missing link' between ape and man will probably never be found- because it was an embryo.

The 'missing link' between ape and man will probably never be found- because it was an embryo.

by Arthur Koestler Found in: Society Quotes,
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I truly believe that individuals can make a difference in society. Since periods of change such as the present one read more

I truly believe that individuals can make a difference in society. Since periods of change such as the present one come so rarely in human history, it is up to each of us to make the best use of our time to help create a happier world.

by Dalai Lama Found in: Society Quotes,
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The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know read more

The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.

by Daniel Webster 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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Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow. Delay may give clearer light as to what is best read more

Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow. Delay may give clearer light as to what is best to be done.

by Aaron Burr Found in: Society Quotes,
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Every change in conditions will make necessary some change in the use of resources, in the direction and kind of read more

Every change in conditions will make necessary some change in the use of resources, in the direction and kind of human activities, in habits and practices. And each change in the actions of those affected in the first instance will require further adjustments that will gradually extend through the whole of society. Every change thus in a sense creates a "problem" for society, even though no single individual perceives it as such; it is gradually "solved" by the establishment of a new overall adjustment.

by F.a. Hayek Found in: Society Quotes,
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We know that words cannot move mountains, but they can move the multitude; and men are more ready to fight read more

We know that words cannot move mountains, but they can move the multitude; and men are more ready to fight and die for a word than for anything else. Words shape thought, stir feeling, and beget action; they kill and revive, corrupt and cure. The "men-of-words"- priests, prophets, intellectuals- have played a more decisive role in history than military leaders, statesmen, and businessmen.

by Eric Hoffer Found in: Society Quotes,
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We run fastest and farthest when we run from ourselves.

We run fastest and farthest when we run from ourselves.

by Eric Hoffer Found in: Society Quotes,
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