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Quotes About Civilization: “Libraries are the thin red line between civilization and barbarism.” — Neil Gaiman

Libraries are the thin red line between civilization and barbarism.

— Neil Gaiman



Quotes About Civilization: “Civilization is in a race between education and catastrophe. Let us learn the truth and spread it as far and wide as our circumstances allow. For the truth is the greatest weapon we have.” — H. G. Wells

Civilization is in a race between education and catastrophe. Let us learn the truth and spread it as far and wide as our circumstances allow. For the truth is the greatest weapon we have.

— H. G. Wells


Quotes About Civilization: “A civilization is born Stoic and dies Epicurean.” — Will Durant

A civilization is born Stoic and dies Epicurean.

— Will Durant


Quotes About Civilization: “There is no time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need for silence, no room for fear. We speak, we write, we do language. That is how civilizations heal.” — Toni Morrison

There is no time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need for silence, no room for fear. We speak, we write, we do language. That is how civilizations heal.

— Toni Morrison


Quotes About Civilization: “Reject the basic assumptions of civilization, especially the importance of material possessions.” — Chuck Palahniuk

Reject the basic assumptions of civilization, especially the importance of material possessions.

— Chuck Palahniuk


Quotes About Civilization: “Space, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before.” — Gene Roddenberry

Space, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before.

— Gene Roddenberry


Quotes About Civilization: “If you chase two rabbits, you will lose them both.” — Leonard Nimoy

If you chase two rabbits, you will lose them both.

— Leonard Nimoy


Quotes About Civilization: “Civilization is like a thin layer of ice upon a deep ocean of chaos and darkness.” — Werner Herzog

Civilization is like a thin layer of ice upon a deep ocean of chaos and darkness.

— Werner Herzog


Quotes About Civilization: “A civilization is not destroyed by wicked people; it is not necessary that people be wicked but only that they be spineless.” — James Baldwin

A civilization is not destroyed by wicked people; it is not necessary that people be wicked but only that they be spineless.

— James Baldwin


Quotes About Civilization: “Civilization impairs physical fitness.” — Joseph Pilates

Civilization impairs physical fitness.

— Joseph Pilates



Quotes About Civilization: “Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization.” — Mahatma Gandhi

Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization.

— Mahatma Gandhi


Quotes About Civilization: “In the twenty-first century, the robot will take the place which slave labor occupied in ancient civilization.” — Nikola Tesla

In the twenty-first century, the robot will take the place which slave labor occupied in ancient civilization.

— Nikola Tesla


Quotes About Civilization: “Early Charlie Munger is a horrible career model for the young because not enough was delivered to civilization in return for what was wrested from capitalism. And other similar career models are even worse.” — Charlie Munger

Early Charlie Munger is a horrible career model for the young because not enough was delivered to civilization in return for what was wrested from capitalism. And other similar career models are even worse.

— Charlie Munger


Quotes About Civilization: “If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization, then be prepared to accept barbarism.” — Thomas Sowell

If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization, then be prepared to accept barbarism.

— Thomas Sowell


Quotes About Civilization: “Economics must not be relegated to classrooms and statistical offices and must not be left to esoteric circles. It is the philosophy of human life and action and concerns everybody and everything. It is the pith of civilization and of man’s human existence.” — Ludwig von Mises

Economics must not be relegated to classrooms and statistical offices and must not be left to esoteric circles. It is the philosophy of human life and action and concerns everybody and everything. It is the pith of civilization and of man’s human existence.

— Ludwig von Mises


Quotes About Civilization: “A civilization is as great as its dreams, and its dreams are dreamt by artists.” — L. Ron Hubbard

A civilization is as great as its dreams, and its dreams are dreamt by artists.

— L. Ron Hubbard


Quotes About Civilization: “Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late.” — Thomas Sowell

Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late.

— Thomas Sowell


Quotes About Civilization: “The internet, our greatest tool of emancipation, has been transformed into the most dangerous facilitator of totalitarianism we have ever seen. The internet is a threat to human civilization.” — Julian Assange

The internet, our greatest tool of emancipation, has been transformed into the most dangerous facilitator of totalitarianism we have ever seen. The internet is a threat to human civilization.

— Julian Assange


Quotes About Civilization: “Civilizations die from suicide, not by murder.” — Arnold J. Toynbee

Civilizations die from suicide, not by murder.

— Arnold J. Toynbee


Quotes About Civilization: “I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.” — J. Robert Oppenheimer

I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.

— J. Robert Oppenheimer



Quotes About Civilization: “Competition is the law of the jungle, but cooperation is the law of civilization.” — Peter Kropotkin

Competition is the law of the jungle, but cooperation is the law of civilization.

— Peter Kropotkin


Quotes About Civilization: “We have before us the glorious opportunity to inject a new dimension of love into the veins of our civilization.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

We have before us the glorious opportunity to inject a new dimension of love into the veins of our civilization.

— Martin Luther King Jr.


Quotes About Civilization: “The first requisite of civilization is that of justice.” — Sigmund Freud

The first requisite of civilization is that of justice.

— Sigmund Freud


Quotes About Civilization: “Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.” — Ayn Rand

Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.

— Ayn Rand


Quotes About Civilization: “Accommodation to change, the thoughtful pursuit of alternative futures are keys to the survival of civilization and perhaps of the human species.” — Carl Sagan

Accommodation to change, the thoughtful pursuit of alternative futures are keys to the survival of civilization and perhaps of the human species.

— Carl Sagan


Quotes About Civilization: “In the long run, the aggressive civilizations destroy themselves, almost always. It’s their nature. They can’t help it.” — Carl Sagan

In the long run, the aggressive civilizations destroy themselves, almost always. It’s their nature. They can’t help it.

— Carl Sagan


Quotes About Civilization: “What do I consider a teacher should be? One who breathes life into knowledge so that it takes new form in progress and civilization.” — Helen Keller

What do I consider a teacher should be? One who breathes life into knowledge so that it takes new form in progress and civilization.

— Helen Keller


Quotes About Civilization: “We can either build a Star Trek future, in which our civilization rises to new heights, or descend into a Mad Max world. It is up to us.” — Vivek Wadhwa

We can either build a Star Trek future, in which our civilization rises to new heights, or descend into a Mad Max world. It is up to us.

— Vivek Wadhwa


Quotes About Civilization: “Where there are humans, You’ll find flies, And Buddhas.” — Kobayashi Issa

Where there are humans, You’ll find flies, And Buddhas.

— Kobayashi Issa


Quotes About Civilization: “Love is the spirit of life unto the adorned body of mankind, the establisher of true civilization in this mortal world, and the shedder of imperishable glory upon every high-aiming race and nation.” — Abdu'l-Bahá

Love is the spirit of life unto the adorned body of mankind, the establisher of true civilization in this mortal world, and the shedder of imperishable glory upon every high-aiming race and nation.

— Abdu'l-Bahá


Quotes About Civilization: “Style is about the choices you make to create the aspects of civilization that you wish to uphold.” — David Bowie

Style is about the choices you make to create the aspects of civilization that you wish to uphold.

— David Bowie


Quotes About Civilization: “If the Earth gets hit by an asteroid, it’s game over. It’s control-alt-delete for civilization.” — Bill Nye

If the Earth gets hit by an asteroid, it’s game over. It’s control-alt-delete for civilization.

— Bill Nye


Quotes About Civilization: “The foundation of any and every civilization, including our own, is private ownership of the means of production. Whoever wishes to criticize modern civilization, therefore, begins with private property.” — Ludwig von Mises

The foundation of any and every civilization, including our own, is private ownership of the means of production. Whoever wishes to criticize modern civilization, therefore, begins with private property.

— Ludwig von Mises


Quotes About Civilization: “Civilization begins with distillation.” — William Faulkner

Civilization begins with distillation.

— William Faulkner


Quotes About Civilization: “Civilization is always in danger when those who have never learned to obey are given the right to command.” — Fulton J. Sheen

Civilization is always in danger when those who have never learned to obey are given the right to command.

— Fulton J. Sheen


Quotes About Civilization: “No matter what we call it, poison is still poison, death is still death, and industrial civilization is still causing the greatest mass extinction in the history of the planet.” — Derrick Jensen

No matter what we call it, poison is still poison, death is still death, and industrial civilization is still causing the greatest mass extinction in the history of the planet.

— Derrick Jensen


Quotes About Civilization: “To serve Armenia is to serve civilization.” — William Ewart Gladstone

To serve Armenia is to serve civilization.

— William Ewart Gladstone


Quotes About Civilization: “I think that if a person doesn’t feel cynical then they’re out of phase with the 20th century. Being cynical is the only way to deal with modern civilization – you can’t just swallow it whole.” — Frank Zappa

I think that if a person doesn’t feel cynical then they’re out of phase with the 20th century. Being cynical is the only way to deal with modern civilization – you can’t just swallow it whole.

— Frank Zappa


Quotes About Civilization: “Learning and literature have a way of outlasting the civilization that made them.” — Dorothy L. Sayers

Learning and literature have a way of outlasting the civilization that made them.

— Dorothy L. Sayers


Quotes About Civilization: “All civilizations become either spacefaring or extinct.” — Carl Sagan

All civilizations become either spacefaring or extinct.

— Carl Sagan

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