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While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who are to inhabit them. It has created palaces, but it was not so easy to create noblemen and kings.
Henry David Thoreau
If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization, then be prepared to accept barbarism.
A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within.
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.
So long as the system of competition in the production and exchange of the means of life goes on, the degradation of the arts will go on; and if that system is to last for ever, then art is doomed, and will surely die; that is to say, civilization will die.
A civilized man is one who will give a serious answer to a serious question. Civilization itself is a certain sane balance of values.
Art is like a border of flowers along the course of civilization.
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.
Human rights is a universal standard. It is a component of every religion and every civilization.
Shakespeare is, essentially, the emanation of the Renaissance. The overflow of his fame on the Continent in later years was but the sequel of the flood of the Renaissance in Western Europe. He was the child of that great movement, and marks its height as it penetrated the North with civilization.
George Edward Woodberry
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
In essence the Renaissance was simply the green end of one of civilization's hardest winters.
Human civilization is not something achieved against nature; it is rather the outcome of the working of the innate qualities of man.
Ludwig von Mises
In this respect, the history of science, like the history of all civilization, has gone through cycles.
Civilization is the limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.
I think really, China, Chinese, I think they really have a long history of civilization, rich culture.
It is not possible for civilization to flow backwards while there is youth in the world. Youth may be headstrong, but it will advance it allotted length.
Really advanced civilization is based on advances in energy.
Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.
You can't say civilization don't advance... in every war they kill you in a new way.
A civilization which leaves so large a number of its participants unsatisfied and drives them into revolt neither has nor deserves the prospect of a lasting existence.
Mankind is not likely to salvage civilization unless he can evolve a system of good and evil which is independent of heaven and hell.
The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion.
To walk through the ruined cities of Germany is to feel an actual doubt about the continuity of civilization.
I think God's going to come down and pull civilization over for speeding.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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