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A Quote by George F. Will on society

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Hyperbole expands in societies where articulateness atrophies.

George F. Will (1941 -)

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A Quote by George F. Will on football, meetings, society, and violence

Football incorporates the two worst elements of American society: violence punctuated by committee meetings.

George F. Will (1941 -)

Source: 1994

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A Quote by George F. Will on excellence, society, and sports

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George F. Will (1941 -)

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A Quote by George David Birkhoff on goodwill, individuality, love, and society

The transcendent importance of love and goodwill in all human relations is shown by their mighty beneficent effect upon the individual and society.

George David Birkhoff (1884 - 1944)

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A Quote by Geoffrey F. Abert on life, needs, people, power, and society

When you take charge of your life, there is no longer need to ask permission of other people or society at large. When you ask permission, you give someone veto power over your life.

Geoffrey F. Abert

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A Quote by Frederick II, "The Great" on love, society, and truth

A man that seeks truth and loves it must be reckoned precious to any human society.

Frederick The Great (1712 - 1786)

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A Quote by Frederick Moore Vinson on change, god, organize, and society

Wars are not acts of God. They are caused by man, by man-made institutions, by the way in which man has organized his society. What man has made, man can change.

Frederick Moore Vinson (1890 - 1953)

Source: Speech at Arlington National Cemetery, Memorial Day, 1945

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A Quote by Freda Adler on control, crime, needs, society, strength, vices, and virtue

If one would discern the centers of dominance in any society, one need only look to its definitions of "virtue" and "vice" or "legal" and "criminal," for, in the strength to set standards, resides the strength to maintain control.

Freda Adler (1934 -)

Source: Sisters in Crime, 1975.

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on society

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Man seeketh in society comfort, use and protection.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: The Advancement of Learning, 1605

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A Quote by Felix Frankfurter on confidence, democracy, fear, freedom, life, men, security, selfishness, and society

Ultimately there can be no freedom for self unless it is vouchsafed for others; there can be no security where there is fear, and a democratic society presupposes confidence and candor in the relations of men with one another and eager collaboration for the larger ends of life instead of the pursuit of petty, selfish or vainglorious aims.

Felix Frankfurter (1882 - 1965)

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