Quotes by Samuel P. Huntington

Samuel P. Huntington

American political scientist, adviser and academic

Alive from: 1927-2008

Category: Science | CountryAmerican

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    The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion (to which few members of other civilizations were converted) but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact; non-Westerners never do.
    Source: The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order (1996) p. 51
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    Every civilization sees itself as the center of the world and writes its history as the central drama of human history.
    Source: The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order (1996)
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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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    Islam's borders are bloody and so are its innards.
    Source: The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order (1996) P. 258
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    It is my hypothesis that the fundamental source of conflict in this new world will not be primarily ideological or primarily economic. The great divisions among humankind and the dominating source of conflict will be cultural.
    Source: The Clash of Civilizations? (1993)
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    Many more people in the world are concerned with sports than with human rights.
    Source: The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order (1996) p. 197
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    Power remains strong when it remains in the dark; exposed to the sunlight it begins to evaporate.
    Source: American Politics: The Promise of Disharmony
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    The dangerous clashes of the future are likely to arise from the interaction of Western arrogance, Islamic intolerance, and Sinic assertiveness.
    Source: The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order (1996)
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    There can be no true friends without true enemies. Unless we hate what we are not, we cannot love what we are.
    Source: The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order (1996)
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    Western civilization is precious not because it is universal but because it is unique.
    Source: Foreign Affairs Nov/Dec 1996 28-46
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