More From Talcott Parsons
- "Among those who are satisfactory in this respect it is desirable to have represented as great a diversity of intellectual tradition, social milieu and personal character as possible."
- "From all this it follows what the general character of the problem of the development of a body of scientific knowledge is, in so far as it depends on elements internal to science itself."
More In Society
- "A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity."― Robert Frost
- "An emancipated society, on the other hand, would not be a unitary state, but the realization of universality in the reconciliation of differences."― Theodor Adorno
- "I really think that elected officials should be focused on how you create sustained economic growth, how do you create jobs and all of these issues that made people – segments of our society believe are really important are diversions politically."― Jeb Bush