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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.
A civilized man is one who will give a serious answer to a serious question. Civilization itself is a certain sane balance of values.
Western civilization, unfortunately, does not link knowledge and morality but rather, it connects knowledge and power and makes them equivalent.
Vine Deloria, Jr.
Art is like a border of flowers along the course of civilization.
What has destroyed every previous civilization has been the tendency to the unequal distribution of wealth and power.
The next war... may well bury Western civilization forever.
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
The Russian people and Russian culture are the linchpin, the glue that binds together this unique civilization.
Civilization is a progress from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity toward a definite, coherent heterogeneity.
A civilization is destroyed only when its gods are destroyed.
Emile M. Cioran
Almost all wars, perhaps all, are trade wars connected with some material interest. They are always disguised as sacred wars, made in the name of God, or civilization or progress. But all of them, or almost all of the wars, have been trade wars.
Civilization is what makes you sick.
The destiny of world civilization depends upon providing a decent standard of living for all mankind.
Civilization rests on the fact that most people do the right thing most of the time.
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.
In order for us to have a future that's exciting and inspiring, it has to be one where we're a space-bearing civilization.
When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization.
I do not believe that civilizations have to die because civilization is not an organism. It is a product of wills.
Arnold J. Toynbee
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.
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.
Without winners, there wouldn't even be any civilization.
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
Speech is civilization itself.
Debt is part of the human condition. Civilization is based on exchanges - on gifts, trades, loans - and the revenges and insults that come when they are not paid back.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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