Quotes by institutions
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French philosopher 1909-1943
Equality is the public recognition, effectively expressed in institutions and manners, of the principle that an equal degree of attention is due to the needs of all human beings.
American singer-songwriter 1949-
For an adult, the world is constantly trying to clamp down on itself. Routine, responsibility, decay of institutions, corruption: this is all the world closing in.
Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the whole state; since styles of music are never disturbed without affecting the most important political institutions.
American columnist and author 1942-
Government has a legitimate function, but the private sector has one too, and it is superior. In other words, people are better than institutions.
American investor, fund manager, and philanthropist 1944-
Human nature means that institutions at some point lose their sense of mission. That sense of vulnerability drives Pimco.
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.
American stand-up comedian, actor and author 1937-2008
I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death.
American legal scholar 1954-
If the air quality is terrible in Los Angeles, if a particular university is unusually expensive, if crime is on the rise in Dallas, or if a company has a lot of recalled toys, transparency can spur change. Whenever public or private institutions have to answer to the public, their performance is likely to improve.
English scientist and biologist 1809-1882
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
American politician 1971-
In my home State of Louisiana, several institutions of higher education have been impacted by both Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, literally dozens across the entire State.
English statesman and writer 1804-1881
Individualities may form communities, but it is institutions alone that can create a nation.Source: Speech in Manchester (1866)
James Fenimore Cooper
American writer 1789-1851
Individuality is the aim of political liberty. By leaving to the citizen as much freedom of action and of being, as comports with order and the rights of others, the institutions render him truly a freeman. He is left to pursue his means of happiness in his own manner.
Individually, museums are fine institutions, dedicated to the high values of preservation, education and truth; collectively, their growth in numbers points to the imaginative death of this country.
Charles Horton Cooley
American sociologist 1864-1929
Institutions - government, churches, industries, and the like - have properly no other function than to contribute to human freedom; and in so far as they fail, on the whole, to perform this function, they are wrong and need reconstruction.
American historian, author 1922-2012
It is simply untrue that all our institutions are evil that all politicians are mere opportunists, that all aspects of university life are corrupt. Having discovered an illness, it's not terribly useful to prescribe death as a cure.
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