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An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Institutions
quotes Division : American poets   
     
If you're treated a certain way you become a certain kind of person. If certain things are described to you as being real they're real for you whether they're real or not.
~ James Baldwin | ( African-American writer. ) | 1924-1987 | Institutions
quotes Division : American writers   
     
In any great organization it is far, far safer to be wrong with the majority than to be right alone.
~ John Kenneth Galbraith | ( Canadian-American economist. ) | 1908-2007 | Institutions
quotes Division : Economists and Business   
     
The more rational an institution is the less it suffers by making concessions to others.
~ George Santayana | ( American philosopher and poet. ) | 1863-1952 | Institutions
quotes Division : American Philosophers   
     
The whole history of civilization is strewn with creeds and institutions which were invaluable at first, and deadly afterwards.
~ Walter Bagehot | (British economist ) | 1826-1877 | Institutions
quotes Division : Economists and Business   
     
What is a wife and what is a harlot? What is a church and what is a theatre? are they two and not one? Can they exist separate? Are not religion and politics the same thing? Brotherhood is religion. O demonstrations of reason dividing families in cruelty and pride!
~ William Blake | ( British poet and painter. ) | 1757-1827 | Institutions
quotes Division : Artists   
     
Wherever a man goes, men will pursue him and paw him with their dirty institutions, and, if they can, constrain him to belong to their desperate odd-fellow society.
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Institutions
quotes Division : Naturalists