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QUOTES ON SOCIETY


Never speak disrespectfully of Society, Algernon. Only people who can’t get into it do that.

I'm now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.

EMILY BRONTË, Wuthering Heights

When the individual feels, the community reels.

ALDOUS HUXLEY, Brave New World

A person's place in society was precarious ... an ill wind could push you across to the other, the wrong, side.

JANE HAMILTON, A Map of the World

The societies to which I have been exposed seemed to me largely machines for the suppression of women.

CORMAC MCCARTHY, All the Pretty Horses

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