Quotes by civilization

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  • Gerald Early
    Gerald Early
    American essayist and American 1952-
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    I think there are only three things America will be known for 2, 000 years from now when they study this civilization: the Constitution, jazz music and baseball.
  • Ann Druyan
    Ann Druyan
    American writer 1949-
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    I've been thinking about the distorted view of science that prevails in our culture. I've been wondering about this, because our civilization is completely dependent on science and high technology, yet most of us are alienated from science.
  • Harriet Martineau
    Harriet Martineau
    British writer, social criticus 1802-1876
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    If a test of civilization be sought, none can be so sure as the condition of that half of society over which the other half has power.
  • Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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    If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality of altruism that men have to reject.
  • If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, then the first woodpecker that came along would destroy civilization.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    If civilization had been left in female hands we would still be living in grass huts.
  • Bill Nye
    Bill Nye
    American science communicator, television presenter 1955-
    Bill Nye
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    If the Earth gets hit by an asteroid, it's game over. It's control-alt-delete for civilization.
  • Orson Welles
    Orson Welles
    American film maker 1915-1985
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    If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girl friends. And they tolerated it and let us go ahead and play with our toys.
  • Auberon Herbert
    Auberon Herbert
    British writer, theorist, philosopher
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    If we cannot by reason, by influence, by example, by strenuous effort, and by personal sacrifice, mend the bad places of civilization, we certainly cannot do it by force.
  • Thomas Sowell
    Thomas Sowell
    American economist, social theorist and political philosopher 1930-
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    If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization, then be prepared to accept barbarism.
  • Barbara Kingsolver
    Barbara Kingsolver
    American novelist, essayist and poet 1955-
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    Illusions mistaken for truth are the pavement under our feet. They are what we call civilization.
    Source: The Poisonwood Bible
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    In going to America one learns that poverty is not a necessary accompaniment to civilization.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    In its final stages the civilization becomes a dualism of almost totalitarian imperial power and an amorphous mass culture of atomized individuals.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Theodor Reik
    Theodor Reik
    Austrian-American psychoanalyst 1888-1969
    Theodor Reik
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    In our civilization, men are afraid that they will not be men enough and women are afraid that they might be considered only women.
  • Samuel P. Huntington
    Samuel P. Huntington
    American political scientist, adviser and academic 1927-2008
    Samuel P. Huntington
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    In the emerging era, clashes of civilization are the greatest threat to world peace, and an international order based on civilizations is the surest safeguard against world war.
    Source: The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order (1996) p.321
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