Arnold Toynbee Quotes


8 Arnold Toynbee quotes:



"America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair."
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"America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair."
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"History is a vision of God's creation on the move."
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"Compassion is the desire that moves the individual self to widen the scope of its self-concern to embrace the whole of the universal self."
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"To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization."
"Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor."
"As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is up to us."
"It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it."
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