- “Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.”
- "Students who acquire large debts putting themselves through school are unlikely to think about changing society … When you trap people in a system of debt, they can’t afford the time to think." – Noam Chomsky
- "In a closed society where everybody’s guilty, the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity."
- "The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose." – James Baldwin
- "We must rapidly begin the shift from a "thing-oriented" society to a "person-oriented" society…" – Martin Luther King Jr