Old Times Society Quotes For Modern Days

Hello, dear readers. Today's topic for my Writers Team Article is about Society. I got important and inspiring quotes from the old days, from which we can learn a lot, today. Because when some values and beliefs are been forgotten and buried by our modern society, we must find a way to keep them alive in our homes.

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"Men cannot improve a society by setting fire to it. They must seek out its old virtues and bring them back into the light."

—Russell Kirk
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"Our society must make it right and possible for old people not to fear the young or be deserted by them, for the test of a civilization is the way that it cares for its helpless members."

—Pearl S. Buck
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"A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity."

—Ralph Nader
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"Neither revolution nor reformation can ultimately change a society, rather you must tell a new powerful tale, one so persuasive that it sweeps away the old myths and becomes the preferred story, one so inclusive that it gathers all the bits of our past and our present into a coherent whole, one that even shines some light into the future so that we can take the next step… If you want to change a society, then you have to tell an alternative story."

—Ivan Illich
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I Expect to pass through life but once. If, therefore, there be any kindness I can show or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, for I shall not pass this way again.

—William Penn
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"A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in."

—Old Greek Proverb
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"A society that does not value its older people denies its roots and endangers its future. Let us strive to enhance their capacity to support themselves for as long as possible and, when they cannot do so anymore, to care for them."

—Nelson Mandela
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"The most violent element in society is ignorance."

—Emma Goldman
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"Every society rests in the last resort on the recognition of common principles and common ideals and if it makes no moral or spiritual appeal to the loyalty of its members it must inevitably fall to pieces."

—Christopher Dawson
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"In the society where people are just parts in a larger machine, individuals are unable to develop fully."

—Friedrich Schiller

I hope this article was of interest to you.

Until next time!

—Clairel Estevez

Clairel Estevez
Clairel Estevez
This article was written by @clairel_estevez on the We Heart It Writers Team