Civilisation 4 Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 30 Civilisation 4 Quotes

#1. The slow rhythm of the body, the insistent rhythm of the wit, were they becoming irreconcilable in modern civilisation? The sedentary life, frustration and irritability; work with the body, fatigue - and peace of mind. - Author: Henry Williamson
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#2. I seriously believe that you will retard the course of civilisation in Ireland by preventing the Irish people from having one good look at themselves in my nicely polished looking glass. - Author: James Joyce
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#3. You Christians look after a document containing enough dynamite to blow all civilisation to pieces, turn the world upside down and bring peace to a battle-torn planet. But you treat it as though it is nothing more than a piece of literature. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#4. If we ever talk to aliens, their civilisation will be far more advanced than ours (because of distances involved). They won't be religious! - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#5. Europe is standing on the brink of the greatest tragedy in the history of the human race: a new world war, that may involve the doom of our entire civilisation. - Author: Vidkun Quisling
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#6. Civilisation has, indeed, become a slaughtering-car crowned by a grinning effigy of Comfort, before which man blindly and voluntarily hurls himself in his own ignorance. - Author: Eugen Sandow
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#7. Civilisation consists in giving something a name that doesn't belong to it and then dreaming over the result. And the false name joined to the true dream does create a new reality. The object does change into something else, because we make it change. We manufacture realities. - Author: Fernando Pessoa
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#8. But still. It has to end sometime. Wars always do. Everything has to end,' said Josephine, eating another ginger biscuit and getting unexpectedly philosophical. 'Yeah. Things like human civilisation,' I said. - Author: Sophia McDougall
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#9. Chinese civilisation is so systematic that wild animals have been abolished on principle. - Author: Aleister Crowley
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#10. The idea of an Afrikaner people as a cultural entity and religious group with a special language will be retained in South Africa as long as civilisation stands. - Author: P. W. Botha
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#11. It is no coincidence that, on all four sides, in all four corners, the borders of the Roman Empire stopped where wine could no longer be made. - Author: Neel Burton
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#12. A culture without mythology is not really a civilisation. - Author: Vilayanur S. Ramachandran
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#13. One religion, one civilisation, above all is Love and Humanity, respectively. - Author: Vikrmn
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#14. THE VEIL OF CIVILISATION was thin indeed, so easily torn away to reveal depravity waiting beneath, waiting, as such things always did, for the first hint of turbulence. - Author: Steven Erikson
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#15. The goal of education should be to dismantle the Middle Pole view, not to reinforce it in the name of the need for a grounding in one's own civilisation. - Author: Jay L. Garfield
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#16. We are free, we are civilised, to little purpose, if we grudge to any portion of the human race an equal measure of freedom and civilisation. - Author: Thomas B. Macaulay
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#17. A stable climate is the most fundamental resource of all. No one has yet built a civilisation in an unstable climate - Author: Tom Burke
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#18. Most empires of conquest in history have imposed their own civilisation on the conquered ... By comparison the Mongols trod lightly on the world they conquered. - Author: Jack Weatherford
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#19. In its broad sense, civilization means not only comfort in daily necessities but also the refining of knowledge and the cultivation of virtue so as to elevate human life to a higher plane. - Author: Yukichi Fukuzawa
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#20. The march of civilisation has given the modern girl a vocabulary and an ability to use it which her grandmother never had - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#21. American society is the only one which has passed directly from barbarism into decadence without once knowing civilisation. - Author: Albert Jay Nock
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#22. The central industry of modern civilisation, tending, because of its control over materials, to spread into and ultimately incorporate older industries such as mining, smelting, oil- refining, textiles, rubber, building, and even agriculture in respect to fertilizers and food processing. - Author: John Desmond Bernal
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#23. Modern civilisation is complicated and artificial. Simple folk live in a world of love and peace. Let no one hate another or harm another. - Author: Sivananda Saraswati
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#24. In spite of overwhelming evidence, it is most difficult for a citizen of western Europe to bring thoroughly home to himself the truth that the civilisation which surrounds him is a rare exception in the history of the world. - Author: Henry James Sumner Maine
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#25. The strength that comes from human collaboration is the central truth behind civilisation's success and the primary reason why cities existwe must free ourselves from our tendency to see cities as their buildings, and remember that the real city is made of flesh, not concrete. - Author: Edward Glaeser
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#26. Newspaper : A device unable to distinguish between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilisation. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#27. Madame Gherardi maintained that love, like most other blessings of civilisation, was a chimaera which we desire the more, the further removed we are from Nature. - Author: W.G. Sebald
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#28. Jesus is absolutely at the centre of Western civilisation and part of my fascination with him is, why? What is it about this particular man and his story? - Author: Simon Callow
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#29. There's a fundamental difference, if you look into the future, between a humanity that is a space-faring civilisation, that's out there exploring the stars ... compared with one where we are forever confined to Earth until some eventual extinction event. - Author: Elon Musk
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#30. The purpose of a writer is to keep civilisation from destroying itself.
(Interview, New York Post Magazine, September 14, 1958) - Author: Bernard Malamud
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