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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    I have no doubt that it is a part of the destiny of the human race, in its gradual improvement, to leave off eating animals, as surely as the savage tribes have left off eating each other when they came in contact with the more civilized.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    It seems to me that the god that is commonly worshipped in civilized countries is not at all divine, though he bears a divine name, but is the overwhelming authority and respectability of mankind combined. Men reverence one another, not yet God.
  • Rabindranath Tagore
    Rabindranath Tagore
    Indian mystic and poet 1861-1941
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    No civilized society can thrive upon victims, whose humanity has been permanently mutilated.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
    Ezra Pound
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    A civilized man is one who will give a serious answer to a serious question. Civilization itself is a certain sane balance of values.
  • Aleksander Kwasniewski
    Aleksander Kwasniewski
    Polish politician and journalist 1954-
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    And I think to be in NATO for the countries of our region, it means more guarantees for us, it means more responsibility for our common security, but it means fulfillment of all standards of civilized world, like protection of human rights and democratic mechanisms.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    As a thinker and planner the ant is the equal of any savage race of men; as a self-educated specialist in several arts she is the superior of any savage race of men; and in one or two high mental qualities she is above the reach of any man, savage or civilized!
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    As I write, highly civilized human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill me.
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
    Alfred N. Whitehead
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    Civilizations can only be understood by those who are civilized.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
    British economist 1842-1924
    Alfred Marshall
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    Civilized countries generally adopt gold or silver or both as money.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    Civilized people cannot fully satisfy their sexual instinct without love.
  • Allan Massie
    Allan Massie
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    Do you know what a soldier is, young man? He's the chap who makes it possible for civilized folk to despise war.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    England will never be civilized till she has added Utopia to her dominions.
    Source: The critic as artist
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Government is actually the worst failure of civilized man. There has never been a really good one, and even those that are most tolerable are arbitrary, cruel, grasping and unintelligent.
  • Edward Dahlberg
    Edward Dahlberg
    American novelist, essayist and autobiographer 1900-1977
    Edward Dahlberg
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    Herman Melville was as separated from a civilized literature as the lost Atlantis was said to have been from the great peoples of the earth.
  • Edith Wharton
    Edith Wharton
    American Author 1862-1937
    Edith Wharton
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    How much longer are we going to think it necessary to be ''American'' before (or in contradistinction to) being cultivated, being enlightened, being humane, and having the same intellectual discipline as other civilized countries?
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