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Katharine Fullerton Gerould Quotes and Sayings

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Social distinctions concern themselves ultimately with
whom you may and may not marry.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould

Originality usually amounts only to plagiarizing something unfamiliar.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould

Conventional manners are a kind of literacy test for
the alien who comes among us.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould

Civilization is merely an advance in taste:
accepting,
all the time, nicer things, and rejecting nasty ones.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould

 

Simplicity is an acquired taste.
Mankind, left free, instinctively complicates life.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould

The real drawback to the simple life is that it is not simple.
If you are living it, you positively can do nothing else.
There is not time.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould

There is no morality by instinct.
There is no social salvation in the end without taking thought;
without mastery of logic and application of logic to human experience.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould

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One of the reasons, surely, why women have been credited
with less perfect veracity than men is that the burden
of conventional falsehood falls chiefly on them.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould

All violations of essential privacy are brutalizing.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould

Ignorance of what real learning is, and a consequent suspicion of it;
materialism,
and a consequent intellectual laxity,
both of these have done destructive work in the colleges.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould

Educational legislation nowadays is largely in the
hands of illiterate people,
and the illiterate will take good care that their illiteracy
is not made a reproach on them.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould

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

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

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

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

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

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

To be social is to be forgiving.
- Robert Frost

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

It makes no sense to talk of the social obligations
of the corporation without reference to its economic obligations.
The two are intertwined.
- Lee R. Raymond

Excessive literary production is a social offense.
- George Eliot

A healthy social life is found only,
when in the mirror of each soul the whole community finds its reflection,
and when in the whole community the virtue of each one is living.
- Rudolf Steiner

I don't believe in social equality, and they know it.
- George Smathers

Literature is at once the cause and the effect of social progress.
- George Henry Lewes

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

Social history might be defined negatively as the history
of a people with the politics left out.
- G. M. Trevelyan

I thought in this country, the best social program was a job.
Yet minimum wage jobs aren't paying enough to keep families out of poverty.
- Barbara Mikulski

Social Security is a covenant that should not be broken.
- Emanuel Cleaver

There is nobody in this country who got rich on their own. Nobody. You built a factory out there - good for you. But I want to be clear. You moved your goods to market on roads the rest of us paid for. You hired workers the rest of us paid to educate. You were safe in your factory because of police forces and fire forces that the rest of us paid for. You didn't have to worry that marauding bands would come and seize everything at your factory... Now look. You built a factory and it turned into something terrific or a great idea - God bless! Keep a hunk of it. But part of the underlying social contract is you take a hunk of that and pay forward for the next kid who comes along."
- Elizabeth Warren

Primates will continue to play social games without
the least insight into what is killing them.
- Keith Henson

Only after awhile.
After it came out and people began to engage in discussions
about the social reflections of the film that I realized
it had an importance I hadn't thought of.
- Rod Steiger

Attention is the way social primates measure status.
It is highly rewarding because it causes the release
of brain chemicals such as dopamine and endorphins.
- Keith Henson

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

A lot of poets too live on the margins of social acceptance,
they certainly aren't in it for the money.
William Blake - only his first book was legitimately published.
- Jim Jarmusch

I have a condition called Aspergers Syndrome,
which is like a mild form of autism It means I don't
interact properly in certain social situations.
- Gary Numan

It's hard to exaggerate the importance of preserving
the financial integrity of Social Security.
- Bill Delahunt

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

No attempt at ethical or social seduction can eradicate
from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party.
So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin.
- Aneurin Bevan

The author takes the position that the consumer pays the tax,
and as such every individual of the social order should
be given unlimited opportunity to make the most of himself.
- Carter G. Woodson

In every age poets and social reformers have tried
to stimulate the people of their own time to a nobler
life by enchanting stories of the virtues of the heroes of old.
- Alfred Marshall

If the economy is strained, then Social Security,
like the rest of the government, will be,
too.
- Mark Dayton

For more than forty years, the United States Congress
has shamelessly used payroll taxes intended for Social
Security to fund big government spending.
- Mike Pence

The defiance of established authority,
religious and secular, social and political,
as a world-wide phenomenon may well one day be accounted
the outstanding event of the last decade.
- Hannah Arendt

The family was not only the social unit,
but also the unit of government.
- Charles Eastman

Genocide begins, however improbably,
in the conviction that classes of biological distinction
indisputably sanction social and political discrimination.
- Andrea Dworkin

Social progress can be measured
by the social position of the female sex.
- Karl Marx
(German philosopher and political economist
whose ideas are credited as the foundation of modern communism)

The trouble with the sacred Individual is that he has no significance,
except as he can acquire it from others,
from the social whole.
- Bernard Devoto

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

All stories interest me, and some haunt me until I end up writing them.
Certain themes keep coming up: justice,
loyalty, violence, death, political and social issues,
freedom.
- Isabel Allende

It is essential that policy instruments be developed
that would firmly establish democratization on the
basis of social consensus and enable transformation on stable grounds.
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Each social formation, through each of its material activities,
exerts its influence upon the civic whole;
and each of its ideas and ideals wins also its place and power.
- Patrick Geddes

The irony of our social group is that so often everyone feels this,
but there's no company whatsoever in that feeling.
Think of Pound's great emphasis, the way out is via the door.
- Robert Creeley


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