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To most of us nothing is so invisible as an unpleasant truth. Though it is held before our eyes, pushed under our noses, rammed down our throats- we know it not. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

it is always from a minority acting in ways different from what the majority would prescribe that the majority in the end learns to do better. (Quote by - F.a. Hayek)

Society is one vast conspiracy for carving one into the kind of statue likes, and then placing it in the most convenient niche it has. (Quote by - Randolph Bourne)

Society, my dear, is like salt water, good to swim in but hard to swallow. (Quote by - Arthur Stringer)

We believe at once in evil, we only believe in good upon reflection. Is this not sad?. (Quote by - Madame Doroth Deluzy)

The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat. (Quote by - Lily Tomlin)

far from failing in its intended task, our educational system is in fact succeeding magnificently, because its aim is to keep the American people thoughtless enough to go on supporting the system. (Quote by - Richard Mitchell)

The philosophy called individualism is a philosophy of social cooperation and the progressive intensification of the social nexus. (Quote by - Ludwig Von Mises)

The ideal of self-advancement which the civilizing west offers to backward populations brings with it the plague of individual frustration. All the advantages brought by the West are ineffectual substitutes for the sheltering and soothing anonymity of communal existence. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic, and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant, and kind. Failure makes people bitter and cruel. (Quote by - W. Somerset Maugham)

To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues. (Quote by - John Locke)

The stupider the peasant, the better the horse understands him. (Quote by - Anton Pavlovich Chekhov)

To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women (Quote by - Angela Davis)

Custom, that unwritten law, By which the people keep even kings in awe. (Quote by - Charles Davenport)

He might have proved a useful adjunct, if not an ornament to society. (Quote by - Charles Lamb)

Today the world changes so quickly that in growing up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in. (Quote by - Peter Medawar)

Society is composed of two great classes: those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners. (Quote by - Sebastien Chamfort)

If anything were FULLY explained, everything would be explained. (Quote by - Friedrich Hebbel)

The presence of a body of well-instructed men, who have not to labor for their daily bread, is important to a degree which cannot be overestimated; as all high intellectual work is carried on by them, and on such work material progress of all kinds mainly depends, not to mention other and higher advantages. (Quote by - Charles Darwin)

In a society in which it is a moral offense to be different from your neighbor your only escape is never to let them find out. (Quote by - Robert Heinlein)

If a donkey bray at you, don't bray at him. (Quote by - George Herbert)

Trivial facts are often the best hints to what is going on. (Quote by - J.m. Roberts)

All of us necessarily hold many casual opinions that are ludicrously wrong simply because life is far too short for us to think through even a small fraction of the topics that we come across. (Quote by - Julian Simon)

The Darwinian theory is in principle capable of explaining life. No other theory that has ever been suggested is in principle capable of explaining life. (Quote by - Richard Dawkins)

I think I am better than the people who are trying to reform me. (Quote by - E.w. Howe)

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