Civilization Quotes

207 Civilization quotes:

"Civilization exists precisely so that there may be no masses but rather men alert enough never to constitute masses."
"Who ordained that the few should have the land (of Britain) as a prerequisite; who made 10,000 people owners of the soil and the rest of us trespassers in the land of our birth?"
"Life leads to consciousness"
"Civilization is a failure. We need to think what we can do together in love and peace."
"Our civilization lacks humane feeling. We are humans who are insufficiently humane! We must realize that and seek to find a new spirit. We have lost the sight of this ideal because we are solely occupied with thoughts of men instead of remembering th"
"Our global civilization today is on an economic path that is environmentally unsustainable, a path that is leading us toward economic decline and eventual collapse."
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Civilization Quotes
"If civilization had been left in female hands we would still be living in grass huts."
"So what this is is a 'road novel.' Eventually entire civilization (in the South) had been uprooted and people found security only in movement, ... That interested me enormously ... A friend from New Orleans, he said when he read the book, 'This is like Hurricane Katrina.'"
"Women know what men have long forgotten. The ultimate economic and spiritual unit of any civilization is still the family."
Author: Luce Quotes Category: Civilization Quotes
" a matter of imponderables, of delight in the thins of the mind, of love of beauty, of honor, grace, courtesy, delicate feeling. Where imponderables, are things of first importance, there is the height of civilization, and, if at the same time, the power of art exists unimpaired, human life has reached a level seldom attained and very seldom surpassed."
"People don't like the true and simple; they like fairy tales and humbug."
"Civilization is a youth with a molotov cocktail in his hand. Culture is the Soviet tank or L.A. cop that guns him down."
"Women are a great source of strength in creating human civilization, ... The promotion of gender equality and protection of women's rights impact on the immediate interests of women and decide whether human beings can fully develop their potential and pursue a better life."
"Civilization is being poisoned by its own waste products"
Author: Inge Quotes Category: Civilization Quotes
"Civilization is being poisoned by its own waste products."
Author: Inge Quotes Category: Civilization Quotes
"There was no standard reference when the new era of a civilized mankind began. The founding fathers had been forced to start a new world order and as time passed by, many references appear."
Author: Beta Quotes Category: Civilization Quotes
"The degree of a nation's civilization is marked by its disregard for the necessities of existence."
"The Irish are hearty, the Scotch plausible, the French polite, the Germans good-natured, the Italians courtly, the Spaniards reserved and decorous - the English alone seem to exist in taking and giving offense"
"Without winners, there wouldn't even be any civilization."
"Good God, if our civilization were to sober up for a couple of days it'd die of remorse on the third"
Author: Lowry Quotes Category: Civilization Quotes

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