Quotes: nineteenth

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  • Carroll Quigley
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    ...the nineteenth century Age of Expansion... brought on an acceleration of the main focus of the activities of society... from the areas of internal controls to the areas of external controls....the increasing role of propaganda... helped create an impression of stability.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Carroll Quigley
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    Another aspect of the nineteenth century propaganda system is the increasing emphasis upon material desires.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Adolf Loos
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    At the beginning of the nineteenth century we abandoned tradition, it's at that point that I intend to renew it because the present is built on the past just as the past was built on the times that went before it.
  • James A. Michener
    James A. Michener
    American writer 1907-
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    I was brought up in the great tradition of the late nineteenth century: that a writer never complains, never explains and never disdains.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
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    If the nineteenth century was the age of the editorial chair, ours is the century of the psychiatrist's couch.
  • Erich Fromm
    Erich Fromm
    German - American philosopher and psychologist 1900-1980
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    In the nineteenth century the problem was that God is dead. In the twentieth century the problem is that man is dead.
  • Arthur Peacocke
    Arthur Peacocke
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    In the nineteenth century, many Anglican theologians, both evangelical and catholic, embraced positively the proposal of evolution.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Literature always anticipates life. It does not copy it, but moulds it to its purpose. The nineteenth century, as we know it, is largely an invention of Balzac.
  • Leon Edel
    Leon Edel
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    Of the creative spirits that flourished in Concord, Massachusetts, during the middle of the nineteenth century, it might be said that Hawthorne loved men but felt estranged from them, Emerson loved ideas even more than men, and Thoreau loved himself.
  • Arthur Peacocke
    Arthur Peacocke
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    Such an emphasis on the immanence of God as Creator in, with, and under the natural processes of the world unveiled by the sciences is certainly in accord with all that the sciences have revealed since those debates of the nineteenth century.
  • Ellen Key
    Ellen Key
    Zweeds writer 1849-1926
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    The emancipation of women is practically the greatest egoistic movement of the nineteenth century, and the most intense affirmation of the right of the self that history has yet seen.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
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    The hope that poverty and ignorance may gradually be extinguished, derives indeed much support from the steady progress of the working classes during the nineteenth century.
  • C. L. R. James
    C. L. R. James
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    The international proletariat first appeared on the scene in the early Thirties of the nineteenth century, and its first great action was the French Revolution of 1848.
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