Civilization Quotes

207 Civilization quotes:

"Difference between savage and civilized man: one is painted, the other gilded"
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Civilization Quotes
"Force, violence, pressure, or compulsion with a view to conformity, are both uncivilized and undemocratic"
"If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized."
"There are many humorous things in the world, among them the white man's notion that he is less savage than the other savages"
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Civilization Quotes
"Sunday is the core of our civilization, dedicated to thought and reverence."
"The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization."
"A sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women."
"We must remember that any oppression, any injustice, any hatred, is a wedge designed to attack our civilization"
"Civilization depends on morality."
"Today we are faced with the preeminent fact that, if civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world, at peace"
"’Civilization’s going to pieces,’ broke out Tom violently. ‘I’ve gotten to be a terrible pessimist about things. Have you read The Rise of the Colored Empires by this man Goddard?’"
"As long as our civilization is essentially one of property, of fences, of exclusiveness, it will be mocked by delusions. Our riches will leave us sick; there will be bitterness in our laughter; and our wine will burn our mouth. Only that good profits, which we can taste with all doors open, and which serves all men."
"True Civilization does not lie in gas, nor in steam, nor in turn-tables. It lies in the reduction of the traces of original sin."
"superior values of European civilization."
"While rationalism at the individual level is a plea for more personal autonomy from cultural norms, at the social level it is often a claim- or arrogation- of power to stifle the autonomy of others."
Author: Sowell Quotes Category: Civilization Quotes Autonomy Quotes
"Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor."
"If we would have civilization and the exertion indispensable to its success, we must have property; if we have property, we must have its rights; if we have the rights of property, we must take those consequences of the rights of property which are inseparable from the rights themselves."
"To be complex does not mean to be fragmented. This is the paradox and the genius of our Canadian civilization."
Author: Clarkson Quotes Category: Civilization Quotes Canadian Journalist Quotes
"Stumbling through darkness and racing through light, we have persisted in the creation of a Canadian civilization."
"Clearly, this study demonstrates that the Red Sox winning is good for the health of western civilization,"

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