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Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
Books, not which afford us a cowering enjoyment, but in which each thought is of unusual daring; such as an idle man cannot read, and a timid one would not be entertained by, which even make us dangerous to existing institution - such call I good books.
Swedish writer 1849-1912
Family... the home of all social evil, a charitable institution for comfortable women, an anchorage for house-fathers, and a hell for children.
French fashion editor 1954-
'Vogue' is a very beautiful magazine, an institution, and I learned so much working there.
American psychiatrist 1920-
Although we may not know it, we have, in our day, witnessed the birth of the Therapeutic State. This is perhaps the major implication of psychiatry as an institution of social control.Source: Toward the Therapeutic State
American politician and attorney 1869-1950
And one cannot discharge the duty of loyalty without the patient and an open minded study of the institution that marked the country and defined its character.
American novelist 1952-
Any institution becomes a community - whether it's a high school or a boarding school or a publishing company or a small town where everybody knows certain things about people.
American cartoonist and humorist 1909-1979
Any place that anyone can learn something useful from someone with experience is an educational institution.
But however the forms of family life have changed and the number expanded, the role of the family has remained constant and it continues to be the major institution through which children pass en route to adulthood.
Democracy: An institution in which the whole is equal to the scum of the parts.
Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Iranian politician and writer 1934-2017
Each department and institution has its own authorities and responsibilities, and they act on that basis. It is wrong to even compare such actions to what is done in Guantanamo or elsewhere by the Americans. They do not stand on a high moral platform to preach to others.
Dean William R. Inge
Dean of St Paul's, London 1860-1954
Every institution not only carries within it the seeds of its own dissolution, but prepares the way for its most hated rival.
British Labour politician 1916-1995
He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.
British politician 1956-
I believe in marriage. I believe marriage is a really important institution, it's one of the most important institutions we have.
Hubert H. Humphrey
American politician 1911-1978
I have seen in the Halls of Congress more idealism, more humanness, more compassion, more profiles of courage than in any other institution that I have ever known.
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