Quotes on civilization

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When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization.
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Daniel Webster Quotes

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The skylines lit up at dead of night, the air-conditioning systems cooling empty hotels in the desert, and artificial light in the middle of the day all have something both demented and admirable about them the mindless luxury of a rich civilization, and yet of a civilization perhaps as scared to see the lights go out as was the hunter in his primitive night.
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Jean Baudrillard Quotes

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We are fighting in the quarrel of civilization against barbarism, of liberty against tyranny. Germany has become a menace to the whole world. She is the most dangerous enemy of liberty now existing.
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Theodore Roosevelt Quotes

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Private opinion is weak, but public opinion is almost omnipotent.
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Henry Ward Beecher Quotes

We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.
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Albert Einstein Quotes

Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor.
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Arnold Toynbee Quotes

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A living civilization creates; a dying, builds museums.
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Martin H. Fischer Quotes

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Society attacks early, when the individual is helpless.
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B.F.Skinner Quotes

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We pass through this world but once. Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within.
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Stephen Jay Gould Quotes

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There are many humorous things in the world, among them the white man's notion that he is less savage than the other savages.
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Mark Twain Quotes

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