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If civilization had been left in female hands we would still be living in grass huts.
I have seen the science I worshiped, and the aircraft I loved, destroying the civilization I expected them to serve.
The only people who steal are thieves, and that's a very small percentage of civilization. Most people want to have some way to make the economic transaction valid. They want to return the favor, if you will... return the benefit and reciprocate.
I don't believe civilization can do a lot more than educate a person's senses.
Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.
Art is like a border of flowers along the course of civilization.
Everybody thinks that this civilization has lasted a very long time but it really does take very few grandfathers' granddaughters to take us back to the dark ages.
As I have said for many years throughout this land, we're borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways that destroy the future of human civilization. Every bit of that has to change.
A civilization is destroyed only when its gods are destroyed.
Emile M. Cioran
What has destroyed every previous civilization has been the tendency to the unequal distribution of wealth and power.
The new meaning of soul is creativity and mysticism. These will become the foundation of the new psychological type and with him or her will come the new civilization.
The greatest task before civilization at present is to make machines what they ought to be, the slaves, instead of the masters of men.
All civilization has from time to time become a thin crust over a volcano of revolution.
The more rapidly a civilization progresses, the sooner it dies for another to rise in its place.
Civilization is the order and freedom is promoting cultural activity.
Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty and dies with chaos.
Human rights is a universal standard. It is a component of every religion and every civilization.
The destiny of world civilization depends upon providing a decent standard of living for all mankind.
The worth of a civilization or a culture is not valued in the terms of its material wealth or military power, but by the quality and achievements of its representative individuals - its philosophers, its poets and its artists.
Capitalism inevitably and by virtue of the very logic of its civilization creates, educates and subsidizes a vested interest in social unrest.
Joseph A. Schumpeter
Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights; American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.
William Jennings Bryan
A slight daily unconscious luxury is hardly ever wanting to the dwellers in civilization; like the gentle air of a genial climate, it is a perpetual minute enjoyment.
Civilization is a progress from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity toward a definite, coherent heterogeneity.
I ascribe a basic importance to the phenomenon of language. To speak means to be in a position to use a certain syntax, to grasp the morphology of this or that language, but it means above all to assume a culture, to support the weight of a civilization.
Women know what men have long forgotten. The ultimate economic and spiritual unit of any civilization is still the family.
Clare Boothe Luce
The papacy again, representing the traditional unity of European civilization, has also shown itself unable to limit effectively the push of nationalism.
Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.
Civilization rests on the fact that most people do the right thing most of the time.
Civilization in its present form hasn't got long.
Since the dawn of time, traditional marriage - the union between one man and one woman - has been the building block of civilization, and at no point in our nation's history has that foundation been under more severe attack than now.
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