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The achievements which society rewards are won at the cost of diminution of personality. - Carl Gustav Jung


Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest. - Wystan Hugh Auden


Men have become the tools of their tools. - Henry David Thoreau


In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob. - Salvador Dali


The virtues of society are vices of the saint. The terror of reform is the discovery that we must cast away our virtues, or what we have always esteemed such, into the same pit that has consumed our grosser vices. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer


No member of society has the right to teach any doctrine contrary to what society holds to be true. - Samuel Johnson


The best things and best people rise out of their separateness; I'm against a homogenized society because I want the cream to rise. - Robert Frost


If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him. - John Fitzgerald Kennedy