We have collected the best Sociology Quotes by famous authors including Polykarp Kusch, Beanie Feldstein, Nadine Gordimer, Ashley Walters, Ryan Hurd and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
To those of you who study history, economics, sociology, literature and language I present the challenge of the utilization of the enormous resources in our grasp to the problem of creating a genuinely good life for yourselves and your children.
I’m a huge feminist, I majored in sociology at college, and I care about what I put into the world.
The creative act is not pure. History evidences it. Sociology extracts it. The writer loses Eden, writes to be read and comes to realize that he is answerable.
I went to a branch of the City of Westminster College in Maida Vale to do drama, sociology and English literature. I stayed for three or four months.
I got a sociology degree and then had an opportunity to go to graduate school. But I said no, because I wanted to give songwriting a shot.
Anyway, that was the germ of the idea and of course… you know this was early days of sociology and whatever, especially on television.
Like many students, I found the drudgery of real experiments and the slowness of progress a complete shock, and at my low points I contemplated other alternative careers including study of the philosophy or sociology of science.
My background is sociology. Combined with my graphic approach, if I could do some film projects, I think I’d be very good at making documentaries eventually, but people don’t think of me for that, of course. But dialogue is something I know I can be good at.
Architects feel empowered to give opinions about politics and sociology and philosophy without knowing much about it. Kind of in the same way that they think they can design furniture or fashion or utensils for dining.
I come from a specific tradition of sociology, which is urban ethnography.
History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.
W. H. Auden
The function of sociology, as of every science, is to reveal that which is hidden.
I guess hip-hop has been closer to the pulse of the streets than any music we’ve had in a long time. It’s sociology as well as music, which is in keeping with the tradition of black music in America.
Design, to me, is part psychology, part sociology, and part magic. A good decorator should know what’s going on in someone’s marriage and how their kids are doing in school.
I would have liked to have been a professor of sociology.
Policy makers, like most people, normally feel that they already know all the psychology and all the sociology they are likely to need for their decisions. I don’t think they are right, but that’s the way it is.
If it’s far away, it’s news, but if it’s close at home, it’s sociology.
My father, because he was an academic, he did not shy away from meeting with academics who focused on political science, sociology, he actively embrace that and he didn’t shy away from meeting with lawyers.
In the case of ‘The Housewives,’ I call the ‘Housewives’ sociology of the rich. I think it’s just fun to watch. It’s guilt-free gossiping that you can have. It’s like the modern-day soap opera, in my mind.
I had the good fortune to be able to take a course with Margaret Mead. I had a fabulous art course, where it was explained to me that nothing exists in a vacuum, that everything is a result of the period in which it’s done – the economics, the sociology, the politics, all sewn together. That was a very important lesson.
I’m double majoring in social studies – which is sociology, anthropology, economics, and philosophy – and African-American studies.
I grew up in a literary home and majored in French, English, and sociology. They all have served me well over the years.
History, sociology, economics, psychology et al. confirmed Joyce’s view of Everyman as victim.
Robert Anton Wilson
I majored in sociology and never took a single music-related course, much less any kind of class in public speaking – no confidence for it, none – yet I still had a passion for it that burned inside me.
People have been predicting the death of philosophy since the 17th century. When I was a student, people were saying, ‘We’re in the last days of philosophy.’ Then we were told in the ’60s it would be replaced by sociology, then by literary criticism.
I met my wife Anne who was a sociology student, and her influence together with activities associated with the student movement of the time opened up my interests amongst other things into the theatre, art, music, politics and philosophy.
In sociology, they call it ‘code switching.’ I can feel just as comfortable in a room full of people who don’t look like me because I understand the social cues of class and race.
I love seeing what people are eating. It’s a great way of looking at what is similar and what is different about people. It’s sociology and anthropology and history rolled into one.
That’s what hip-hop is: It’s sociology and English put to a beat, you know.
I really want to go back to school and finish up my sociology degree.
I wasn’t a great student; I was lazy. But when I was in sociology class, I listened.
All theory of modernity in sociology suggests that the more modernity there is, the less religion. In my theory we can realize that this is wrong: atheism is only one belief system among many.
Liberals have invented whole college majors – psychology, sociology and women’s studies – to prove that nothing is anybody’s fault.
P. J. O’Rourke
My undergraduate degree is in geography and sociology, so I had like no real training with words.
I went to the London School of Economics to study sociology and psychology on a serviceman’s grant.
Look, nobody is born with a sociology degree, and no one can understand all perspectives. Nobody’s going to get it all from the very start. But the Internet at least allows everyone to hear these perspectives at a much faster rate than if we had to do it without it.
Don’t settle; don’t compromise. Freeze your eggs, get your sociology doctorate, worry more about war and pestilence and the incredible inequality of geographical birth than finding your soulmate.
Songs sometimes are so connected to the sociology of the time.
The methodologies of examining hip hop are borrowed from sociology, politics, religion, economics, urban studies, journalism, communications theory, American studies, transatlantic studies, black studies, history, musicology, comparative literature, English, linguistics, and other disciplines.
Michael Eric Dyson
I studied psychology and sociology. I think my assumption was that I would go to graduate school, and I don’t know what I was going to do after that.
I took a sociology class, and I got an A in it. Then I found out you could get an emphasis in criminal justice. I wanted to be an administrator.
I was a sociology major. And it had nothing to do necessarily with law, which is ultimately – I went to law school. But what I tried to do was choose something that I was passionate about or something that I cared about.
I think that’s the most important part of doing this job, is learning different personality types. I mean, it’s kind of like sociology or psychology in a sense. With that, and with every project I do, I think I’m able to pull something away that further makes me understand humanity in a way I didn’t before.
The next time some academics tell you how important diversity is, ask how many Republicans there are in their sociology department.