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

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If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting
values, we must recognize the whole gamut of read more

If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting
values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human
potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one
in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place.

by Margaret Mead Found in: Society Quotes,
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I find it valid to understand man as an animal before I am prepared to know him as a man.

I find it valid to understand man as an animal before I am prepared to know him as a man.

by John Steinbeck Found in: Society Quotes,
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A people is but the attempt of many
To rise to the completer life of one--
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A people is but the attempt of many
To rise to the completer life of one--
And those who live as models for the mass
Are singly of more value than they all.

by Robert Browning Found in: Society Quotes,
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The test of civilization is the estimate of woman. Among savages she is a slave. In the dark ages of read more

The test of civilization is the estimate of woman. Among savages she is a slave. In the dark ages of Christianity she is a toy and a sentimental goddess. With increasing moral light, and greater liberty, and more universal justice, she begins to develop as an equal human being.

by George William Curtis Found in: Society Quotes,
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Never assume the obvious is true.

Never assume the obvious is true.

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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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Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.

Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.

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The best way I know to win an argument is to start by being in the right.

The best way I know to win an argument is to start by being in the right.

by Lord Hailshan Found in: Society Quotes,
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Custom, that unwritten law, By which the people keep even kings in awe.

Custom, that unwritten law, By which the people keep even kings in awe.

by Charles Davenport Found in: Society Quotes,
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