society Quotes

We should wear whatever we think looks nice and wear it with confidence. That will put you in a good mood and I think it will lead to an abundant society
tags: society confidence mood
— Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
There is a close connection between socio-political development, the struggle between social classes and the history of ideologies. In general, intellectual movements closely reflect the trends of economic developments. In communal society, where there are virtually no class divisions, man's productive activities on outlook and culture is less discernible. Account must be taken of the psychology of conflicting classes.
— Kwame Nkrumah
There are many people of cosmopolitan temperament who are not from the elites of their societies or the world; and while, for a variety of reasons, I think a cosmopolitan spirit does naturally go with city life, that's the life of a very large proportion of human beings today. And I don't think rural people can't be cosmopolitan, in my sense.
tags: people society human spirit
— Kwame Anthony Appiah
Cultures are made of continuities and changes, and the identity of a society can survive through these changes. Societies without change aren't authentic; they're just dead
tags: society culture identity
— Kwame
It's hard to believe that, in the 1970's, America was virtually hunger-free. During the past two decades, we have allowed hunger to attack our most precious resource, our children. We must reinstate and strengthen programs to eliminate this blight on our society.
tags: children society past believe child hunger america
— Kurtwood Smith
The lesson has already been learned with alcohol prohibition. We tried to engineer an alcohol-free society and ended up with huge criminal enterprises, government corruption, children lured into organized crime and random violence that took the lives of countless innocent people.
tags: children crimes people society lessons live violence child alcohol government criminal
— Kurt Schmoke
We are in a democratic society. It's our job to question.
tags: society job questions
— Kurt Russell
Society questions the police and their methods, and the police say, Do you want the criminals off the street or not?
tags: society questions criminal
— Kurt Russell
The Social License is fundamentally about accountability to people and not just powerful interests. John Morrison's book reminds all organizations " governments, business and civil society " to focus on the legitimacy of their own actions.
tags: people society action focus powerful government book business
— Kumi Naidoo
Investing one cent more in oil, coal and gas is investing in the death of society, and the in the death of our children.
tags: children death society child
— Kumi Naidoo
While we still live in a capitalist society, we of course will fight for whatever reforms help make life better for working people.
tags: people society live fight help
— Kshama Sawant
Socialism is a society where the resources are used democratically to provide a better life for all, based on ending the dictatorship of big business over the economy and politics.
tags: society politics socialism business
— Kshama Sawant
If the society that we're talking about is a society that starts wars all over the world, degrades indigenous cultures, is misogynistic in itself, if that's the society we're talking about, then it's not a bad thing if hip-hop did degrade that society.
tags: society world culture bad war
— KRS-One
If we have power to degrade an entire society, then we also have the power to uplift it.
tags: society power
— KRS-One
It is absurd if something that is fundamental for humanity and for its survival should in itself be defined as submission. That would mean that society can't carry on without the submission of women.
tags: humanity women society survival fundamental absurd
— Kristina Schroder
The measure of a society is its compassion.
tags: society compassion
— Kristin Hannah
Put your hand on your heart to keep it from flying off to the lovely magical literary island Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows have created in The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. This novel is a delightful mix of fine writing, powerful emotions, glorious settings and amazing characters who deal with life in a way that will have readers falling in love on every single page.
tags: character society heart emotion powerful novel writing
— Kris Radish
I mean the world is a place where it feels like a woman has to go out everywhere in society, you have to buy her and cook her a meal and stuff.
tags: women society world
— Kool Keith
It is difficult to age because society won't let you. People expect you to look how you did at the height of your fame.
tags: people society age fame
— Koo Stark
Recognizing our responsibilities as industrialists, we will devote ourselves to the progress and development of society and the well-being of people through our business activities, thereby enhancing the quality of life throughout the world.
— Konosuke Matsushita
If we cannot make a profit, that means we are committing a sort of crime against society. We take society's capital, we take their people, we take their materials, yet without a good profit, we are using precious resources that could be better used elsewhere.
tags: crimes people society
— Konosuke Matsushita
Loads of weirdos send me things, like strange bits of leather. And then there was the guy who thought I was having his baby. Apparently, he's been writing to Princess Anne too, so I clearly belong to a good, erm, sub-section of society.
tags: society thoughts writing
— Konnie Huq
So as I increase in my knowledge, in my training and education, I increase in my value in my worth to society that I'm trying to penetrate.
tags: society value education worth
— Kong Hee
Because I was in psychiatric treatment for most of my childhood and had to learn English and had to adjust to a white-dominated society, I truly know what being Sudanese refugees [adopting by white family] mean. It's not something that you can explain in the confines of an interview, but there is an immediate comfort, a connection between black phenotypes that is natural.
tags: society comfort learn childhood black
— Kola Boof
International Literacy Day is an occasion to celebrate the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies everywhere
tags: society community occasion
— Koichiro Matsuura
It is intolerable that around 1 in 5 of the world's adults are illiterate. How can we build equitable information societies or thriving democracies if so many remain without the basic tools of literacy?
tags: society world adult democracy
— Koichiro Matsuura
Ensuring the access of all citizens to government information and to essential information for human development is a must for every democratic society.
tags: society development human government
— Koichiro Matsuura
When women thrive, all of society benefits, and succeeding generations are given a better start in life.
tags: women society
— Kofi Annan
No one is born a good citizen; no nation is born a democracy. Rather, both are processes that continue to evolve over a lifetime. Young people must be included from birth. A society that cuts off from its youth severs its lifeline.
tags: people youth society young process birth democracy
— Kofi Annan
The happiness of any society begins with the well being of the families that live in it.
tags: happiness society live
— Kofi Annan
In an age where community involvement and partnerships with civil society are increasingly being recognized as indispensable, there is clearly a growing potential for cooperative development and renewal worldwide.
tags: society development age community potential
— Kofi Annan
Any society that does not succeed in tapping into the energy and creativity of its youth will be left behind.
tags: youth society energy creativity
— Kofi Annan
If tolerance, respect and equity permeate family life, they will translate into values that shape societies, nations and the world.
tags: society world respect value tolerance
— Kofi Annan
Business, labor and civil society organizations have skills and resources that are vital in helping to build a more robust global community.
tags: society community business
— Kofi Annan
If we are to make poverty history, we must have the active participation of States, civil society and the private sector, as well as individual volunteers.
tags: poverty society
— Kofi Annan
Business cannot prosper in societies that fail.
tags: society business fail
— Kofi Annan
Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. It is a tool for daily life in modern society. It is a bulwark against poverty, and a building block of development, an essential complement to investments in roads, dams, clinics and factories.
tags: poverty society development misery hope
— Kofi Annan
There is no development strategy more beneficial to society as a whole - women and men alike - than the one which involves women as central players.
tags: men women society development strategy
— Kofi Annan
The United Nations has long recognised that the imagination, ideals and energies of young men and women are vital for the continuing development of the societies in which they live. And since its inception in 1948, AIESEC has contributed to this development by serving as an agent of positive change trough education and cultural exchange.
tags: men women society live development young energy education positive imagination
— Kofi Annan
Good, healthy democratic societies are built on three pillars: there's peace and stability, economic development, and respect for rule of law and human rights. But often, we take stability - peace in terms of security and economic activity - to mean a country is doing well. We forget the third and important pillar of rule of law and respect for human rights, because no country can long remain prosperous without that third pillar.
tags: peace society development human respect law right healthy rules economics
— Kofi Annan