Best Quotes About Fraternity

A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government. -Spiro T. Agnew

Throughout its history, the international Olympic Committee has struggled to spread its ideal of fraternity, friendship, peace and universal understanding. -Juan Antonio Samaranch

Do people really want liberty, equality, fraternity? Is it not some manner of speaking? -Krzysztof Kieslowski

Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers. -Victor Hugo

The goal of the EU is to form a region of freedom, security and justice. Freedom in this connection cannot be just the freedom of the strong, but it must be combined with fraternity and equality. -Tarja Halonen

We'd go to the fraternity house. It was a good place to practice. But we really wanted the kids to overhear us. And whoever heard us would go nuts over it. -Art Garfunkel

The highest political buzz word is not liberty, equality, fraternity or solidarity; it is service. -Arthur Hugh Clough

It is time for everyone to sit down – the NCAA, the NBA, the players union and the coaching fraternity – and come up with suitable solutions to these problems. -Dick Vitale

I couldn't really relate to the fraternity or party scene, to the people out in the mall every day protesting one thing or another. I felt like there was no one I could relate to. -Charlie Trotter

For if you do, then shouldn't we blame the whole fraternity system? And if the whole fraternity system is guilty, then isn't this an indictment of our educational institutions in general? I put it to you, Greg – isn't this an indictment of our entire American society? -Tim Matheson

You tend to meet on a more regular basis with people in your industry, and reality being what it is, you tend to meet with them at the particular level that you occupy; so that develops a fraternity relationship. -Lew Wasserman

With Frat House, at times I needed to make music that would reflect what these fraternity brothers might actually listen to, but still keep it within the realm of a score; it still had to lead the viewer through the scene, or just help create the mood. -Jim Coleman

As to the first, I do not know that I have done very much myself to promote fraternity between nations but I do know that there can be no more important purpose for any man's activity or interests. -Lester B. Pearson

Moreover, in the experimental sciences, the scientific fraternity must test a new theory to destruction, if possible. -Peter D. Mitchell

I think also of my colleagues in elementary particle theory in many lands, and feel that in some measure I am here as a representative of our small, informal, international fraternity. -Murray Gell-Mann

As a result of the World War and of a peace whose imperfections and risks are no longer denied by anyone, are we not even further away from the great aspirations and hopes for peace and fraternity than we were one or two decades ago? -Hjalmar Branting

And I don't know what I'd do at a fraternity party. All that might be a little lost on me. -Sarah Michelle Gellar

We did a whole fraternity house. We made them over. -Carson Kressley

I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity. -B. R. Ambedkar

In the kingdom of consumption the citizen is king. A democratic monarchy: equality before consumption, fraternity in consumption, and freedom through consumption. -Raoul Vaneigem

Indians today are governed by two different ideologies. Their political ideal set in the preamble of the Constitution affirms a life of liberty, equality and fraternity. Their social ideal embodied in their religion denies them. -B. R. Ambedkar

The earth is ready, the time is ripe, for the authoritative expression of the feminine as well as the masculine interpretation of that common social consensus which is slowly writing justice in the State and fraternity in the social order. -Anna Garlin Spencer

I'm a ballplayer. I know how hard the game is… and anybody that makes it in the Hall of Fame, I support. They become a member of our special fraternity. -George Brett

I think that when people join clubs as simple as a sorority or a fraternity, a football team, a baseball team, it's just – you want to be in a group. You want to be around people, you want to be with people. -Theo Rossi

Scientists are doing an awful lot of damage to the world in the name of helping it. I don't mind attacking my own fraternity because I am ashamed of it. -Kary Mullis

People decided that I was the frat guy, even though I've never been inside a fraternity, or the guy who beat them up at school, even though that wasn't me at all. -Ben Affleck

Being part of a fraternity has given me the foundation for everything I do in my career from the loyalty to the determination; it laid the foundation for everything I've been able to enjoy. I'm heavily involved with Omega Psi Phi. -Terrence J

I made 'Going Greek', which was a very sort of crappy fraternity comedy that I did back in 2000. -Justin Zackham

My brother was the consummate Nebraska boy – the football star who went to the university, was president of his fraternity, hunted with my dad all the time. -Evan Williams

One little secret of the guys who have won one slam, is that we don't want other guys to win one because its like a bit of a special fraternity. -Andy Roddick

I wanted to get far away from those who believed in cruelty, so then I went to France, a land of true freedom, democracy, equality and fraternity. -Josephine Baker

I would say my fraternity was nothing but a bunch of farm boys; we weren't really in the whole fraternity scene, but yeah, that's a safe assessment of who I am. I've lived that life, growing up in agriculture and then going off to college and joining a fraternity, livin' that life. -Luke Bryan

I know, in India, specially in Bollywood and the sports fraternity, there is a lot of negative media attention on prominent public figures. -Leander Paes

I knew that I wanted to meet girls, so I joined a fraternity, and I did yoga. -Josh Young

Guns can turn you into an insider even if you're an outsider by nature, recruiting you into a loose fraternity of people who feel embattled and defensive and are primally eager to win allies. -Walter Kirn

When I was a sophomore in college, my father called me at the fraternity. He told me he no longer had the funds to pay for college. If I wanted to continue, I would have to do it on my own. -Terry J. Lundgren

I was a conservative kid, but I had fun. I was in a fraternity and stuff. I wasn't a player – that's for sure. -Matt Long

Knuckleball pitching is a very small fraternity. -Tim Wakefield

I once went to a fraternity house when I was in high school… you know, you would rent them during the summer for really cheap, and students are in there. So I met some people who rented a room. I just remember it being very dirty. -Spencer Grammer

I had no talent for science. What was infinitely worse: all my fraternity brothers were engineers. -Kurt Vonnegut

The masterstroke of male fraternity, I believed, was the practice of never speaking of anything remotely personal or related to one's emotions. That way, no one is ever made uncomfortable. Any such awkward moments can always be dispelled with a flurry of pretend-punches. -Lynn Coady

I saw 'Animal House' in the theater the night before I left for college. And for better or worse, it made an impression. Within a week, I was in a fraternity myself. -Neil Flynn

It's a unique fraternity to be a standup. I think everybody understands, you know, opportunity, and everybody – especially at the top – are genuinely rooting for you. -Michael Che

Photography belongs to a fraternity of its own. I was young and enthusiastic and wanted to take good pictures to show the other photographers. That, and the professional pride of convincing an editor that I was the man to go somewhere, were the most important things to me. -Don McCullin

From the boys' point of view, scouting puts them into fraternity-gangs, which is their natural organisation, whether for games, mischief, or loafing; it gives them a smart dress and equipments; it appeals to their imagination and romance; and it engages them in an active, open-air life. -Robert Baden-Powell

Political democracy cannot last unless there lies at the base of it social democracy. What does social democracy mean? It means a way of life which recognizes liberty, equality and fraternity as the principles of life. -B. R. Ambedkar

My social philosophy may be said to be enshrined in three words: liberty, equality and fraternity. Let no one, however, say that I have borrowed by philosophy from the French Revolution. I have not. My philosophy has roots in religion and not in political science. I have derived them from the teachings of my Master, the Buddha. -B. R. Ambedkar

With an award like the Asian Film Awards, we've sent a message saying that 'Asian Cinema is here, it matters, and more importantly, we are all part of the same fraternity!' The AFA is truly, then, an award for Asia, by Asia. -Michelle Yeoh

Although the rugby league fraternity probably don't like it, the rugby union fraternity probably doesn't like it, it's cool for sportsmen, for young kids coming up, to know that there's not just that one door. -Sonny Bill Williams

Politics separate men by bringing them together only superficially. Art and culture unite us in a common anguish that is our only possible fraternity, that of our existential and metaphysical community. -Eugene Ionesco

Our entire film fraternity should be proud of 'Baahubali.' These are the kind of films that are not made very often. -Mahesh Babu

I didn't have a fraternity-like experience. I mean, I grew up with an older brother and a lot of male cousins and we were very physical with each other. We were very rambunctious when we were kids. But I never thought much – nor did I have reason to think much – about institutionalized hazing. But I think there's a reason young men are drawn to it. -Ben Schnetzer

It's like being a gym rat, but you're a theater rat, and then that becomes your fraternity house. That becomes your extended family. -Billy Crystal

Most athletes, we're the good ol' boys, part of the good-ol'-boy fraternity, and we take care of our brothers, and we cover up the bad habit and the bad play. -Terry Bradshaw

I like CrossFit. I agree with a lot of their coaching tips and the foundation of functional movements and hard work. They embody all that stuff. But I also think there's a bit of a cult following within the CrossFit community, a bit of a fraternity, which obviously creates a bias and a little bit of a tunnel vision. -Roman Reigns

Let's be clear: no one is forced into hazing. If you don't want to be hazed, don't join a fraternity. -Milo Yiannopoulos

I was one of the first early Twitter users from the film fraternity. And back then in 2009, I thought I was going to enter a world where people liked me, knew me, knew my work – it was going to be fine! All about the love, not the hate. And it was. At first. -Karan Johar

Cockneys make good beggars. They are held in high esteem by the fraternity in America. Their resource, originality and invention, and a never-faltering tongue enable them to often attain their ends where others fail, and they succeed where the natives starve. -W. H. Davies

Me and Luke are fraternity brothers. Luke Bryan was already in Nashville when I got to college. He had come back to his old fraternity house, which was my new fraternity house. We met there and just kinda stayed in touch. -Cole Swindell

We all act differently in certain places. We don't want to admit it, but we're different where we grew up than we are with our family and than we are with the guys that we went to college with or our fraternity brothers. People just exist differently. It's small, subtle things, but different colors come out. That's all there is to it. -Mike Colter

The romantic notion of the clubhouse as a traveling fraternity of working-class heroes – the boys of summer – is perhaps the most potent in all of baseball. -David Grann

My mother worked as a maid, cleaning the fraternity dorm of the local college. -Roger Ross Williams

Wherever I go, I now easily get the attention of the sports fraternity. -Sangram Singh

As a principle, I will never react to film criticisms. As long as they are part of film fraternity, whatever they say will be beneficial to cinema. -Kamal Haasan

Engineering didn't take to me. And what saved me and kept me in college was I ran into ROTC cadets who were in a fraternity called The Persian Rifles. And I found my place. I found discipline. I found structure. I found people that were like me and I liked. -Colin Powell

I've been in thousands of conversations dripping with misogyny. I've initiated many of those conversations myself. From my fraternity roots to my bachelor days in New York, I know I have not always shown up in ways that I am proud of. -Andy Dunn

When I was in college, I wasn't in a fraternity or anything. I always wanted to jump around to all different types of cliques. -Nick Gehlfuss

In comedy, you work with people so often that they just become familiar faces – it's like a fraternity. -Michael Che

I was the center on our fraternity team, but I was a center-eligible, so I was known for my ability to go out, and I was pretty sure-handed catching a pass in the flat about ten yards down the field. My father played high school football and was pretty good. He also played center, so I always relished the idea that we both ended up playing center. -Paul Allen

By the mid-1950s, the young bond traders on the Street were becoming more and more of a fraternity. We organized informal luncheons every Thursday in an effort to educate financial writers, who knew next to nothing about municipal bonds. -William E. Simon

That's one of the things I like about our business: our fraternity of coaches. As competitive as it is, guys find time to share when they can. -Sean McVay

Coaching is really a big fraternity. You can get in if you know the right people. -Matt LaFleur

The reggae fraternity is a small fraternity. -Shaggy

In wrestling, you're talking about a fraternity of champions, and I got a chance to be a part of that Olympic championship club. And anyone that ever won the Olympics in wrestling, there's something different about them. -Henry Cejudo

My first rock band was called Mike and the Majestics. I was about twelve, and my older sister Kathy was the manager. There were three of us: me and a friend on guitars and a drummer. We were young, but we played for a lot of fraternity parties, plugging both guitars and a microphone into one little amplifier. -Michael McDonald

In India, most people are not aware or are unconcerned about copyright laws. This has proved disastrous for the music fraternity. -Ilaiyaraaja

If one person from their fraternity is a little above average, they are celebrated as if they are the most gifted individuals. And who is enhancing their cause? It's a section of the media. -Manoj Bajpayee

If other members of the Hindi film fraternity are doing aggressive promotional campaigns, then I can do the same. -Bobby Deol

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