Quotes by civilization
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American essayist and American 1952-
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.
American writer 1949-
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.
British writer, social criticus 1802-1876
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.
Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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.
American academic and social critic 1947-
If civilization had been left in female hands we would still be living in grass huts.
American science communicator, television presenter 1955-
If the Earth gets hit by an asteroid, it's game over. It's control-alt-delete for civilization.
American film maker 1915-1985
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.
British writer, theorist, philosopher
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.
American economist, social theorist and political philosopher 1930-
If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization, then be prepared to accept barbarism.
American novelist, essayist and poet 1955-
Illusions mistaken for truth are the pavement under our feet. They are what we call civilization.Source: The Poisonwood Bible
Irish writer 1854-1900
In going to America one learns that poverty is not a necessary accompaniment to civilization.
American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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)
Austrian-American psychoanalyst 1888-1969
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
American political scientist, adviser and academic 1927-2008
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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