What is high society?

Famous quotes containing the words society and/or high:

    True science investigates and brings to human perception such truths and such knowledge as the people of a given time and society consider most important. Art transmits these truths from the region of perception to the region of emotion.
    Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910)

    No man rises so high as he knows not whither he goes.
    Oliver Cromwell (1599–1658)