Civilization Quotes

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Clare Luce

"Women know what men have long forgotten. The ultimate economic and spiritual unit of any civilization is still the family." Clare Luce
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"True Civilization does not lie in gas, nor in steam, nor in turn-tables. It lies in the reduction of the traces of original sin." Charles Baudelaire
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"superior values of European civilization." Abdullah Ocalan
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Ayn Rand

"A culture is made -- or destroyed -- by its articulate voices." Ayn Rand
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Henry Miller

"Civilization is drugs, alcohol, engines of war, prostitution, machines and machine slaves, low wages, bad food, bad taste, prisons, reformatories, lunatic asylums, divorce, perversion, brutal sports, suicides, infanticide, cinema, quackery, demagogy, strikes, lockouts, revolutions, putsches, colonization, electric chairs, guillotines, sabotage, floods, famine, disease, gangsters, money barons, horse racing, fashion shows, poodle dogs, chow dogs, Siamese cats, condoms, peccaries, syphilis, gonorrhea, insanity, neuroses, etc., etc." Henry Miller
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Alcohol And Alcoholism    Civilization   

Thomas Sowell

"While rationalism at the individual level is a plea for more personal autonomy from cultural norms, at the social level it is often a claim- or arrogation- of power to stifle the autonomy of others." Thomas Sowell
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Autonomy    Civilization   

Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Sunday is the core of our civilization, dedicated to thought and reverence." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor." Arnold Toynbee
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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George Carlin

"We will never be an advanced civilization as long as rain showers can delay the launching of a space rocket" George Carlin
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"A sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"If we would have civilization and the exertion indispensable to its success, we must have property; if we have property, we must have its rights; if we have the rights of property, we must take those consequences of the rights of property which are inseparable from the rights themselves." James Cooper
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Erma Bombeck

"When humor goes, there goes civilization." Erma Bombeck
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American Journalist    Civilization   

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"To be complex does not mean to be fragmented. This is the paradox and the genius of our Canadian civilization." Adrienne Clarkson
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Canadian Journalist    Civilization   

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"He would see civilization in danger of perishing under the oppression of a gigantic paradox: he would see multitudes of people starving in the midst of plenty, and nations preparing for war although pledged to peace." Arthur Henderson
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British Politician    Civilization   

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"Stumbling through darkness and racing through light, we have persisted in the creation of a Canadian civilization." Adrienne Clarkson
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"Clearly, this study demonstrates that the Red Sox winning is good for the health of western civilization," Larry Lucchino
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Havelock Ellis

"The prevalence of suicide, without doubt, is a test of height in civilization; it means that the population is winding up its nervous and intellectual system to the utmost point of tension and that sometimes it snaps." Havelock Ellis
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Mary Eddy

"Is civilization only a higher form of idolatry, that man should bow down to a flesh-brush, to flannels, to baths, diet, exercise, and air?" Mary Eddy
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"There was not a single trail, no sign of civilization, no sign of even local communities ever having been there." Bruce Beehler
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"We will never have true civilization until we have learned to recognize the rights of others." Will Rogers
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