Contemporary Society Quotes


The engine of ancient society was religion but the engine of contemporary society, as I see it, is advertising. Kit Williams

Contemporary society has become dry, not for lack of wonders but for lack of wonder. Gilbert K Chesterton

The lust for affluence in contemporary society has become psychotic; it has completely lost touch with reality. Richard J. Foster

Contemporary art will help me to modernise our society. Victor Pinchuk

Contemporary societies have lost the sense of the feast but have kept the obscure drive for it. Umberto Eco

If we wish to discuss knowledge in the most highly developed contemporary society, we must answer the preliminary question of what methodological representation to apply to that society Jean-Francois Lyotard

This so-called contemporary art is not a form, but a philosophy of society, Ai Weiwei

Literature that is not the breath of contemporary society, that dares not transmit the pains and fears of that society . . . loses the confidence of its own people, and its published works are used as wastepaper instead of being read. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

The most striking development of the great depression of 1929 is a profound skepticism of the future of contemporary society among large sections of the American people. C L R James

In our contemporary society, one so over-inundated with imagery, it is easy to overlook the power of a single frame to change the way we look at the world, or rally disparate hearts to a single cause. Yet, ours is a society shaped by this very phenomenon. Steve McCurry

Human trafficking is an open wound on the body of contemporary society, a scourge upon the body of Christ...It is a crime against humanity. Pope Francis

One of those blocks (that prevent the 'Middle East from entering the mainstream of modernity') is the orthodox tenet that the Koran and the scriptures contain all the knowledge required to deal with the problems of contemporary society. Arnold Beichman

... while in theory digital technology entails the flawless replication of data, its actual use in contemporary society is characterized by the loss of data, degradation, and noise; the noise which is even stronger than that of traditional photography. Lev Manovich

I first wrote down all the phenomena that have emerged in contemporary society that I thought were related to this theme ["sea of oblivion"], and then sorted them out by grouping them into islands of ideas. Yasumasa Morimura

I wanted to write as well as I possibly could to deal with life-and-death problems in contemporary society. And the form of Wilkie Collins and Graham Greene, of Hammett and Chandler, seemed to offer me all the rope I would ever need. Ross Macdonald

We must not fail to recognise that television can be a hugely positive influence in children's lives, one of the greatest educators in contemporary society and an increasing influence on all the children followed in 'Child of Our Time.' Robert Winston

My work seen in its totality is a statement about the integration of the contemporary artist into an industrial society. Herbert Bayer

You cant get a contemporary story about what is going on inside government, and how society sees itself, on American TV. David Hare

I feel that what I do is always contemporary with the society I'm living in... If I wanted to explain myself, that's how I'd explain myself: that I'm a diarist. David Bowie

In contemporary society [the typical lady] is an archaism, and can't hardly understand herself unless she knows her own history. Emily James Smith Putnam



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