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Colonialism subdues in many dulcet guises. It conquered under the pretext of spreading Christianity, civilization, law and order, to make the world safe for democracy.
F. Sionil Jose
I have to bring to your notice a terrifying reality: with the development of nuclear weapons Man has acquired, for the first time in history, the technical means to destroy the whole of civilization in a single act.
Artificial Intelligence leaves no doubt that it wants its audiences to enter a realm of pure fantasy when it identifies one of the last remaining islands of civilization as New Jersey.
India is a land of plenty inhibited by poverty; India has an enthralling, uplifting civilization that sparkles not only in our magnificent art, but also in the enormous creativity and humanity of our daily life in city and village.
America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
I have seen the science I worshiped, and the aircraft I loved, destroying the civilization I expected them to serve.
It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top.
Hunter S. Thompson
To defend a country you need an army, but to defend a civilization you need education.
It is what you do from now on that will either move our civilization forward a few tiny steps, or else... begin to march us steadily backward.
Civilization as it is known today could not have evolved, nor can it survive, without an adequate food supply.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
From the first day to this, sheer greed was the driving spirit of civilization.
If the Earth gets hit by an asteroid, it's game over. It's control-alt-delete for civilization.
Morocco as it is is a very fine place spoiled by civilization.
Richard H. Davis
The Muslims refuse our culture and try to impose their culture on us. I reject them, and this is not only my duty toward my culture-it is toward my values, my principles, my civilization.
Egypt gave birth to what later would become known as 'Western Civilization,' long before the greatness of Greece and Rome.
John Henrik Clarke
Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor.
Arnold J. Toynbee
It would be wonderful if I could see the end of civilization during my lifetime.
I think God's going to come down and pull civilization over for speeding.
It is impossible to overlook the extent to which civilization is built upon a renunciation of instinct.
Our society must make it right and possible for old people not to fear the young or be deserted by them, for the test of a civilization is the way that it cares for its helpless members.
Pearl S. Buck
Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.
For most of human civilization, the pace of innovation has been so slow that a generation might pass before a discovery would influence your life, culture or the conduct of nations.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
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
Reading is an act of civilization; it's one of the greatest acts of civilization because it takes the free raw material of the mind and builds castles of possibilities.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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