Quotes by civilization

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  • Nikola Tesla
    Nikola Tesla
    Serbian-American inventor, engineer, physicist, and futurist 1856-1943
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    In the twenty-first century, the robot will take the place which slave labor occupied in ancient civilization.
  • Abdus Salam
    Abdus Salam
    Pakistani theoretical physicist 1926-1996
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    In this respect, the history of science, like the history of all civilization, has gone through cycles.
  • Vince Lombardi
    Vince Lombardi
    American football player 1913-1970
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    Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
  • Mary Baker Eddy
    Mary Baker Eddy
    American founder of the Christian Science Church 1821-1910
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    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?
  • Agnes Repplier
    Agnes Repplier
    American writer and social criticus 1858-1950
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    It has been well said that tea is suggestive of a thousand wants, from which spring the decencies and luxuries of civilization.
  • Arthur Keith
    Arthur Keith
    Scottish anatomist and anthropologist 1866-1952
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    It is just because civilization is ever evolving, changing, and becoming more complicated, that experts find it so difficult to define it in explicit terms.
  • Henry S. Haskins
    Henry S. Haskins
    American stockbroker and man of letters 1875-1957
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    It is only an uncivilized world that would worship civilization.
    Source: Meditations in Wall Street (1940) p. 22
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
    American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
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    It is possible to take the story of Noah figuratively, although virtually every Near East ancient civilization has its own version of the flood story (including the amoral epic of Gilgamesh).
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
    Barbara Ehrenreich
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    It seems to me that there must be an ecological limit to the number of paper pushers the earth can sustain, and that human civilization will collapse when the number of, say, tax lawyers exceeds the world's total population of farmers, weavers, fisherpersons, and pediatric nurses.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    Jesus wept; Voltaire smiled. From that divine tear and from that human smile is derived the grace of present civilization.
  • Rebecca West
    Rebecca West
    British author 1892-1983
    Rebecca West
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    Men must be capable of imagining and executing and insisting on social change if they are to reform or even maintain civilization, and capable too of furnishing the rebellion which is sometimes necessary if society is not to perish of immobility.
  • Raoul Vaneigem
    Raoul Vaneigem
    Belgian Situationist Philosopher 1934-
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    Never before has a civilization reached such a degree of a contempt for life; never before has a generation, drowned in mortification, felt such a rage to live.
  • William Howard Taft
    William Howard Taft
    American politician, judge and President of the United States 1857-1930
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    Next to the right of liberty, the right of property is the most important individual right guaranteed by the Constitution and the one which, united with that of personal liberty, has contributed more to the growth of civilization than any other institution established by the human race.
  • Max Lerner
    Max Lerner
    American Author, Columnist 1902-
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    Next to the striking of fire and the discovery of the wheel, the greatest triumph of what we call civilization was the domestication of the human male.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
    Frank Lloyd Wright
    American architect 1869-1959
    Frank Lloyd Wright
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    Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
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