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Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.
Agriculture is not crop production as popular belief holds - it's the production of food and fiber from the world's land and waters. Without agriculture it is not possible to have a city, stock market, banks, university, church or army. Agriculture is the foundation of civilization and any stable economy.
We will never have true civilization until we have learned to recognize the rights of others.
I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the earth will be killed.
The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.
Frank Lloyd Wright
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.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The family is the nucleus of civilization.
Civilization is like a thin layer of ice upon a deep ocean of chaos and darkness.
The Industrial Revolution was another of those extraordinary jumps forward in the story of civilization.
If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality of altruism that men have to reject.
In essence the Renaissance was simply the green end of one of civilization's hardest winters.
Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.
If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.
Not much was really invented during the Renaissance, if you don't count modern civilization.
P. J. O'Rourke
In the twenty-first century, the robot will take the place which slave labor occupied in ancient civilization.
We've arranged a civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology.
Human rights is a universal standard. It is a component of every religion and every civilization.
Hold fast to the Bible. To the influence of this Book we are indebted for all the progress made in true civilization and to this we must look as our guide in the future.
Ulysses S. Grant
The world runs on individuals pursuing their self interests. The great achievements of civilization have not come from government bureaus. Einstein didn't construct his theory under order from a, from a bureaucrat. Henry Ford didn't revolutionize the automobile industry that way.
The development of civilization and industry in general has always shown itself so active in the destruction of forests that everything that has been done for their conservation and production is completely insignificant in comparison.
Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.
A civilization is a heritage of beliefs, customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries, elements difficult at times to justify by logic, but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere, since they open up for man his inner distance.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy than to imprison a person or keep him in prison because he is unpopular. This is really the test of civilization.
The gross heathenism of civilization has generally destroyed nature, and poetry, and all that is spiritual.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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