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Fascism is a religion. The twentieth century will be known in history as the century of Fascism.
The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line.
W. E. B. Du Bois
I think psychology and self-reflection is one of the major catastrophes of the twentieth century.
One of the peculiar sins of the twentieth century which we've developed to a very high level is the sin of credulity. It has been said that when human beings stop believing in God they believe in nothing. The truth is much worse: they believe in anything.
The horror of the Twentieth Century was the size of each new event, and the paucity of its reverberation.
The first decade of the twentieth century was not a great time to be born black and poor and female in St. Louis, Missouri, but Vivian Baxter was born black and poor, to black and poor parents. Later she would grow up and be called beautiful. As a grown woman she would be known as the butter-colored lady with the blowback hair.
The real passion of the twentieth century is servitude.
In the nineteenth century the problem was that God is dead. In the twentieth century the problem is that man is dead.
Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century.
Ireland is a peculiar society in the sense that it was a nineteenth century society up to about 1970 and then it almost bypassed the twentieth century.
Of all the men that have run for president in the twentieth century, only George McGovern truly understood what a monument America could be to the human race.
Hunter S. Thompson
Life in the twentieth century is like a parachute jump: you have to get it right the first time.
Twentieth century history of Christianity will name Oral Roberts as the voice that brought the Pentecostal movement to be taken seriously by mainline Christianity.
Robert H. Schuller
If you look back at the history of the twentieth century, Germany alone had practically destroyed Russia several times.
The second half of the twentieth century is a complete flop.
Isaac Bashevis Singer
The nineteenth century believed in science but the twentieth century does not.
Although images of perfection in people's personal lives can cause unhappiness, images of perfect societies - utopian images - can cause monstrous evil. In fact, forcefully changing society to conform to societal images was the greatest cause of evil in the twentieth century.
I think popular music in this country is one of the few things in the twentieth century that have made giant strides in reverse.
It has become part of the accepted wisdom to say that the twentieth century was the century of physics and the twenty-first century will be the century of biology.
Students today are a pretty solemn lot. One of the really notable achievements of the twentieth century has been to make the young old before their time.
On this basis, which was originally financial and goes back to George Peabody, there grew up in the twentieth century a power structure between London and New York which penetrated deeply into university life, the press, and the practice of foreign policy.
The twentieth century has exhibited a barbarism and lack of respect for human life on a massive scale just about unknown before.
The tall building, concentrating man in one place more densely than ever before, similarly concentrates the dilemma of our public architecture at the end of the twentieth century: whether the new forms made possible by technology are doomed by the low calculations of modern patrons and their architects.
It is a violation which has obsessed the tyrants of the twentieth century. They do not want simply to kill their opponents, but to liquidate them, to deny that they have ever existed.
Quite likely the twentieth century is destined to see the natural forces which will enable us to fly from continent to continent with a speed far exceeding that of a bird.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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