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John S. Tanner Quotes and Sayings

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Social Security faces financial problems down the road because of demographics.
- John S. Tanner

Most people here agree that the rhetoric got overblown
on both sides of the Atlantic before the Iraq war,
and it was a disagreement among friends over the timing,
not the substance, of the Iraq war.
- John S. Tanner

Interdependence is and ought to be
as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency.
Man is a social being.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity
opinions which differ from
the prejudices of their social environment.
Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
- Albert Einstein

 

We all have a social mask, right?
We put it on, we go out, put our
best foot forward, our best image.
But behind that social mask is a personal truth,
what we really, really believe
about who we are and what we're capable of.
- Phil McGraw

A friend or co-worker shares a political,
religious, economic, or social opinion
that is opposite to yours -
does that drive a wedge between your hearts?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language
that can transcend political or social boundaries.
- Jimmy Carter

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To whom does design address itself: to the greatest number,
to the specialist of an enlightened matter,
to a privileged social class? Design addresses itself to the need.
- Charles Eames

Another day, another dollar, another war, another tower
Went up where the homeless had their home.
- Jewel

The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress.
- Charles Fourier

No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution...
revolution is but thought carried into action.
- Emma Goldman

Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense.
I just use the money for the poor.
I can't stop to count it.
- Evita Peron

One great thing about getting old is that
you can get out of all sorts of social obligations
just by saying you're too tired.
- George Carlin

People are going to behave however the social norms permit,
and beyond that.
- Max Cannon

Our individual lives cannot, generally,
be works of art unless the social order is also.
- Charles Horton Cooley

To be social is to be forgiving.
- Robert Frost

Power has only one duty - to secure the social welfare of the People.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents.
- Margaret Mead

Travel, which was once either a necessity or an adventure,
has become very largely a commodity,
and from all sides we are persuaded into thinking that
it is a social requirement,
too.
- Jan Morris

Education is a social process.
Education is growth.
Education is, not a preparation for life;
education is life itself.
- John Dewey

Parents need all the help they can get.
The strongest as well as the most fragile family requires
a vital network of social supports.
- Bernice Weissbourd

The best political, social, and spiritual work we can do
is to withdraw the projection of our shadow onto others.
- Carl Jung

I claim that human mind or human society
is not divided into watertight compartments
called social, political and religious.
All act and react upon one another.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Normal social behavior requires that we be able to
recognize identities in spite of change.
Unless we can do so, there can be no human society as we know it.
- Kenneth L. Pike

Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living
forms and social intercourse.
- Francis Bacon

Wisdom I know is social.
She seeks her fellows.
But Beauty is jealous,
and illy bears the presence of a rival.
- Thomas Jefferson

Good-looking individuals are treated better than homely
ones in virtually every social situation,
from dating to trial by jury.
- Martha Beck

History will have to record that the greatest tragedy
of this period of social transition
was not the strident clamor of the bad people,
but the appalling silence of the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Adolescence is when girls experience social pressure
to put aside their authentic selves and to display
only a small portion of their gifts.
- Mary Pipher

Almost all people have this potential for evil,
which would be unleashed only under certain dangerous social circumstances.
- Iris Chang

Social Security's future has gotten worse,
and each year we delay reform adds to the cost we are
pushing off onto our children.
- John Goodman

The theatre is a spiritual and social X-ray of its time.
- Stella Adler

In other words, Social Security is every bit as insecure as the stock market.
- Tony Snow

With or without a Social Security fix,
Americans don't have enough assets to retire on.
There has to be a much larger debate.
- Frank Keating

Quality afterschool programs provide safe,
engaging and fun learning experiences to help children
and youth develop their social,
emotional, physical, cultural and academic skills.
- Debbie Stabenow

I fell in love with social work, and that was my undoing as a poet.
- Carl Rakosi

We were from totally different social backgrounds.
This is what is very hard for an American to understand,
but we could have been five guys from Mars.
- Bill Bruford

We do not know, in most cases, how far social failure
and success are due to heredity,
and how far to environment.
But environment is the easier of the two to improve.
- John B. S. Haldane

Glamour cannot exist without personal social envy being
a common and widespread emotion.
- John Berger

Though so trifling, the success of our first Buffalo
hunt gave us quite a social lift.
- Ernest Thompson Seton

Idealism is like a castle in the air if it is not based
on a solid foundation of social and political realism.
- Claude McKay

When religious leaders get involved in elections,
it is usually with a reactionary social agenda.
- Elizabeth Joan Smith

If they had a social gospel in the days of the prodigal son,
somebody would have given him a bed and a sandwich
and he never would have gone home.
- Vance Havner

Failures of perspective in decision-making can be due
to aspects of the social utility paradox,
but more often result from simple mistakes caused by inadequate thought.
- Herman Kahn

I can't imagine myself outside any kind of social or political involvement.
- Jose Saramago

Language is a social art.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

I figured out it was a social thing,
what women were allowed to do.
At a very young age, I decided I was not going to follow women's rules.
- Joan Jett

In Europe the various ranks of society are,
like the strata of the earth, fixed and fossilized.
There can be no great change without a terrible upheaval,
a social earthquake.
- Josiah Strong

If even dying is to be made a social function,
then, grant me the favor of sneaking out on tiptoe
without disturbing the party.
- Dag Hammarskjold

I am still a victim of chess.
It has all the beauty of art - and much more.
It cannot be commercialized.
Chess is much purer than art in its social position.
- Marcel Duchamp

Some of the greatest social reformers of our time were wealthy.
- Jerry Rubin

Crime, family dissolution, welfare, and low levels
of social organization are fundamentally a consequence
of the disappearance of work.
- William J. Wilson

Pop music allows you to be who you are without having
to wear a social uniform or to conform,
which some people find impossible to do.
- Siobhan Fahey

Small changes done now would preserve Social Security at full benefit.
- James Roosevelt

There is a process of social and of political differentiation
going on in the real working class all the time.
- Ernest Mandel

All history has been a history of class struggles between
dominated classes at various stages of social development.
- Friedrich Engels

Capitalism has socialized production.
It has brought thousands of people together in the
factory and involved them in new social relationships.
- C. L. R. James

So when the only domestic social policy is tax cuts
that mostly benefit the wealthiest Americans,
we say, 'Where is faith being put into action here?'
- Jim Wallis

Just because I publish pornography does not mean that
I am not concerned about the social ills that all of us are.
- Larry Flynt

In cities like New York and Austin, there's much more
of a social context for music than in other places.
- John Cale

I think we'll build a consensus for action on Social
Security reform which will reduce that long-term unfunded
obligation and put the system on a sustainable basis.
- John W. Snow

Social psychology is especially interested in the effect
which the social group has in the determination of
the experience and conduct of the individual member.
- George H. Mead

The miserable failures of capitalist economies in the
Great Depression were root causes of worldwide social and political disasters.
- James Tobin

True Americanism recognizes the enormous gravity of
the social and labor problems which confront us.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

The upside to smoking is that you get to be social.
I was looking for a light when I bumped into Ben Harper's manager.
A couple of days later, Ben and I were in the studio.
- Beth Orton

The most beautiful as well as the most ugly inclinations
of man are not part of a fixed biologically given human nature,
but result from the social process which creates man.
- Erich Fromm

Whitney wanted to eradicate the idea that in the case
of a language we are dealing with a natural faculty;
in fact,
social institutions stand opposed to natural institutions.
- Ferdinand de Saussure

Within each such social group, a feeling of solidarity prevails,
a compelling need to work together and a joy in doing
so that represent a high moral value.
- Christian Lous Lange

What we're always looking for is weird social issues
and weird connections to make.
Luckily for them, there's no shortage of material.
- Trey Parker

For these reasons, women tend to rely more heavily
on Social Security in their retirement than do men.
- Steve Israel

I think we should all come together,
and that race and color or social demographics really don't matter.
- Joanna Noelle Levesque


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