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The defiance of established authority, religious and secular, social and political, as a world-wide phenomenon may well one day be accounted the outstanding event of the last decade
That's here. That's home. That's us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilization, every king and peasant, every young couple in love, every mother and father, hopeful child, inventor and explorer, every teacher of morals, every corrupt politician, every 'superstar,' every 'supreme leader,' every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived there - on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.
Dr Carl Sagan
Without adventure civilization is in full decay
Alfred North Whitehea
All over the world the wildlife that I write about is in grave danger. It is being exterminated by what we call the progress of civilization.
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.
Nature is the master of talents; genius is the master of nature.
Josiah Gilbert Holland
The more we exploit nature, The more our options are reduced, until we have only one: to fight for survival.
Morris K Udall
Every advance in civilization has been denounced as unnatural while it was recent
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our civilization lacks humane feeling. We are humans who are insufficiently humane! We must realize that and seek to find a new spirit. We have lost the sight of this ideal because we are solely occupied with thoughts of men instead of remembering th
Since the general civilization of mankind, I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpation
Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education... no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both.
There can be no high civility without a deep morality
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the last analysis civilization itself is measured by the way in which children will live and what chance they will have in the world
Mary Heaton Vorse
We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far.
H P Lovecraft
Western civilization, Christianity, decency are struggling for their very lives. In this worldwide civil war, race prejudice is our most dangerous enemy, for it is a disease at the very root of our democratic life.
Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
The test of civilization is the estimate of woman. Among savages she is a slave. In the dark ages of Christianity she is a toy and a sentimental goddess. With increasing moral light, and greater liberty, and more universal justice, she begins to deve
George William Curtis
Marx and Freud are the two great destroyers of Christian civilization, the first replacing the gospel of love by the gospel of hate, the other undermining the essential concept of human responsibility
Civilization will not last, freedom will not survive, peace will not be kept, unless a very large majority of mankind unite together to defend them and show themselves possessed of a constabulary power before which barbaric and atavistic forces will
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