Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both.
Benjamin Franklin
A society made up of individuals who were all capable of original thought would probably be unendurable. H. L. Mencken
If a free society cannot help the many who
are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
John F. Kennedy
Society has
always seemed to demand
a little
more from human beings than it will get in practice.
George Orwell
A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular. Adlai E. Stevenson
An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.
Robert A. Heinlein