A Quote by Kamanda Ndama on society, trust, and blend

What's wrong with society? What is wrong is people give up searching for the trust and sit back and blend in with the crowd. But that's not who I want to be. Blending is not my thing.

Kamanda Ndama

Contributed by: holonomics

A Quote by Van Jones on society, culture, change, environment, green, perception, and shift

We need a much deeper understanding of exactly what it is our industrial society, in its present creation, is jeopardizing. We need a more profound perception of what is at stake.

Van Jones

Source: The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems

Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by Michel Foucault on power, strength, society, and institutions

Power is not an institution, and not a structure; neither is it a certain strength we are endowed with; it is the name that one attributes to a complex strategical situation in a particular society.

Michel Foucault

Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by Dorothy Day on strength, community, society, weakness, and commonality

Men are beginning to realize that they are not individuals but persons in society, that man alone is weak and adrift, that he must seek strength in common action.

Dorothy Day

Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by Victor Hugo on justice, progress, mankind, christ, enlightened, sublime, civilization, french revolution, and society

Justice has its anger, my lord Bishop, and the wrath of justice is an element of progress. Whatever else may be said of it, the French Revolution was the greatest step forward by mankind since the coming of Christ. It was unfinished, I agree, but still it was sublime. It released the untapped springs of society; it softened hearts, appeased, tranquilized, enlightened, and set flowing through the world the tides of civilization. It was good. The French Revolution was the anointing of humanity.

Victor Hugo

Source: Les Misérables, pt. 1, bk. 1, ch. 10 (1862).

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A Quote by Julia Butterfly Hill on tree sitting, society, failure, and tree

Tree sitting is a last resort. When you see someone sitting in a tree  trying to protect it, you know that every level of our society has  failed.

Julia Butterfly Hill

Source: The Legacy of Luna

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A Quote by Antonin Artaud on madman, authenticity, man, human, asylum, and society

"And what is an authentic madman? It is a man who preferred to become mad, in the socially accepted sense of the word, rather than forfeit a certain superior idea of human honor. So society has strangled in its asylums all those it wanted to get rid of or protect itself from, because they refused to become its accomplices in certain great nastinesses. For a madman is also a man whom society did not want to hear and whom it wanted to prevent from uttering certain intolerable truths."

Antonin Artaud (1896 - 1948)

Source: as quoted in "Van Gogh, the Man Suicided by Society", 1947; repr. in Selected Writings, pt. 33, ed. by Susan Sontag, 1976

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A Quote by unknown on work, society, religion, trabalho, religiao, sociedade, filosofia, and politica

É preciso distinguir trabalho, sociedade e religião porque são todos clusters importantes no desenvolvimento de uma civilização mas simultaneamente são também perigos emergentes quando não são controlados e direccionados no sentido de canalizar os seus beneficios na direcçao correcta.
André Aroso Dias


Source: André Aroso Dias

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A Quote by Marianne on women, empowerment, love, nurturing, accountability, faith, love nurturing, self love, and society

 Women are the cup from
 which everyone drinks;
 Empowerment begins with
 Loving and Nurturing the
 self first- in order to quench
 the thirst of those who need us..

Marianne Goldweber

Contributed by: Marianne

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