Culture Of Death Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 59 Culture Of Death Quotes

#1. Culture uses art to dream the deaths of beautiful women. - Author: Elisabeth Bronfen
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#2. None of us, in our culture of comfort, know how to prepare ourselves for dying, but that's what we should do every day. Every single day, we die a thousand deaths. - Author: Joni Eareckson Tada
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#3. The word civilization to my mind is coupled with death. When I use the word, I see civilization as a crippling, thwarting thing, a stultifying thing. For me it was always so. I don't believe in the golden ages, you see ... civilization is the arteriosclerosis of culture. - Author: Henry Miller
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#4. Culture is the intersection of people and life itself. It's how we deal with life, love, death, birth, disappointment ... all of that is expressed in culture. - Author: Wendell Pierce
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#5. Death is inevitable. But the meaning people attach to death, its causes and aftermath, is culturally given. Without meaning, without culture making sense of things, life would be impossible. - Author: Richard B. Lee
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#6. Our culture's zeal for longevity reveals our incredible collective fear of death. - Author: Ram Dass
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#7. Five words that were the hardest words I would ever have to say,
Five pillars of my faith that couldn't save him that day.
Five rivers, the Panj Aab, that didn't flow through his veins.
Five minutes that changed our world forever. - Author: Ruth Ahmed
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#8. America is the first culture in jeopardy of amusing itself to death. - Author: John Piper
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#9. The fear of death is why we build cathedrals, have children, declare war, and watch cat videos online at three a.m. - Author: Caitlin Doughty
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#10. I would like to say how much I resent people who say of the Islamic Republic that this is our culture - as if women like to be stoned to death, or as if they like to be married at the age of nine. - Author: Azar Nafisi
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#11. In Conservatory of Death we see modern culture tired and kicking at the end of a rope. It is perhaps the first "deathpunk" novel. - Author: David Kerekes
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#12. A culture that denies death inevitably becomes shallow and superficial, concerned only with the external form of things. When death is denied, life loses its depth. - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#13. ISIS and these kinds of extremists are a death cult. We're a life cult. Rock 'n' roll is a life force, and it's joy as an act of defiance. - Author: Bono
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#14. To think deeply in our culture is to grow angry and to anger others; and if you cannot tolerate this anger, you are wasting the time you spend thinking deeply. One of the rewards of deep thought is the hot glow of anger at discovering a wrong, but if anger is taboo, thought will starve to death. - Author: Jules Henry
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#15. A society that believes in nothing can offer no argument even against death. A culture that has lost its faith in life cannot comprehend why it should be endured. - Author: Andrew Coyne
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#16. In our Western culture, although death has come out of the closet, it is still not openly experienced or discussed. Allowing dying to be so intensely present enriches both the preciousness of each moment and our detachment from it. - Author: Ram Dass
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#17. If the push towards life sustaining technology were balanced with options for comfort care in both medical school training and the healthcare culture, more people would have the chance to transition to death with dignity and grace. - Author: Lisa J. Shultz
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#18. A culture is a total way of life. It embraces what people ate and what they wore; the way they walked and the way they talked; the manner in which they treated death and greeted the newborn. - Author: Walter Rodney
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#19. Our politics, religion, news, athletics, education and commerce have been transformed into congenial adjuncts of show business, largely without protest or even much popular notice. The result is that we are a people on the verge of amusing ourselves to death. - Author: Neil Postman
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#20. Our culture's quest to hide death behind a facade of denial has made fools and pretended immortals of us all. Perhaps it would be more helpful and liberating to begin each day by repeating the words of Crazy Horse, Today is a good day to die. - Author: Richard Paul Evans
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#21. May the culture of life and love render vain the logic of death. - Author: Pope John Paul II
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#22. All men and women have passions, natural desires and noble ambitions, and also a conscience; they have sex, hunger, fear, anger, and are subject to sickness, pain, suffering and death. Culture consists of bringing about the expression of these passions and desires in harmony. - Author: Lin Yutang
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#23. The American Dream has become a death sentence of drudgery, consumerism, and fatalism: a garage sale where the best of the human spirit is bartered away for comfort, obedience and trinkets. It's unequivocally absurd. - Author: Zoltan Istvan
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#24. For any culture which is primarily concerned with meaning, the study of death - the only certainty that life holds for us - must be central, for an understanding of death is the key to liberation in life. - Author: Stanislav Grof
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#25. The denial of death is openly acknowledged as a significant trait of our culture. The tears of the bereaved have become comparable to the excretions of the diseased - Author: Philippe Aries
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#26. We may live in a culture that believes everyone will be saved, that we are 'justified by death' and all you need to do to go to heaven is die, but God's Word certainly doesn't give us the luxury of believing that. - Author: R.C. Sproul
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#27. When men die, they enter history. When statues die, they enter art. This botany of death is what we call culture. - Author: Chris Marker
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#28. The Church counters the culture of death with the culture of love. - Author: Pope John Paul II
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#29. The heavy warlike losses of the AIDS years were relegated to queer studies classrooms, taught as gay history and not American history. - Author: Alysia Abbott
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#30. The question of Heaven, the question of what happens after death, is one which a lot of people in our culture try to put off as long as they can, but sooner or later it suddenly swings round and looks them in the eye. - Author: N. T. Wright
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#31. A culture of unaccountability is a culture without incentive, and a culture without incentive is the death of critical and creative thinking. - Author: Michael R. LeGault
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#32. The Pro-Life cause is the preeminent cause of our time, and this struggle between the gospel of life and the culture of death will determine the destiny of mankind. - Author: Peter Garrett
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#33. Americans in 1763 lived always in the shadow and presence of death. Death was not yet romanticized as it would be in the 19th century, nor yet sanitized as it would be in the 20th century. - Author: Colin G. Calloway
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#34. We're so terrified of death in Western culture that we have to make up a myth of an afterlife. I think there's something to be said for living your life very mindful of the fact that you're going to die because I think you carry yourself differently. It doesn't have to be this big, negative bummer. - Author: Steve Earle
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#35. In the world there is, parallel to the force of death and constraint, an enormous force of persuasion that is called culture. - Author: Albert Camus
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#36. You find that along with the culture of death go all kinds of other law-breaking: Not following good sanitary procedure, giving abortions to women who are not actually pregnant, cheating on taxes, all these kinds of things. - Author: Todd Akin
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#37. What Alpha offers, and what is attracting thousands of people, is permission, rare in secular culture, to discuss the big questions - life and death and their meaning. - Author: Madeleine Bunting
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#38. A 'death mirror' held up to American culture - Brando, bikes and black leather; Christ, chains and cocaine. A 'high' view of the myth of the American motorcyclist. The machine as totem from toy to terror. Thanatos in chrome and black leather and bursting jeans. - Author: Kenneth Anger
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#39. Don't you think it's a little sick the way that most of the culture denies death? It's there all the time, and most people act like it's not going to happen to them. - Author: Trish Cook, Brendan Halpin
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#40. A laborer might last ten years or so before expiring. But individual workers in the death camp of sugar were survived by their culture, which was constantly re-Africanized by fresh arrivals. To that plantation culture, the music of our hemisphere owes no small debt. - Author: Ned Sublette
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#41. You can never destroy the barbarian culture of hatred, violence, and death by killing barbarians. You have to destroy the philosophy that makes them barbarian. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#42. Humanity is as horrified and repulsed by real nature as it is by real death. Thus, we strike back against this formidable opponent with our sharpest weapon: our imagination. From this noble tool - born of necessity and elevated to beauty - culture was born, and the war against nature begun. - Author: Anthony Marais
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#43. I find people who prejudge reality TV to be annoying. Art comes from anywhere. Culture can ooze out of any crack. Prejudging is the death of creativity. - Author: Douglas Coupland
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#44. I think if 'The Narrow Road To The Deep North' is one of the high points of Japanese culture, then the experience of my father, who was a slave laborer on the Death Railway, represents one of its low points. - Author: Richard Flanagan
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#45. In the Somme valley, the back of language broke. It could no longer carry its former meanings. World War I changed the life of words and images in art, radically and forever. It brought our culture into the age of mass-produced, industrialized death. This, at first, was indescribable. - Author: Robert Hughes
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#46. Much has been made about the death of the novel and the end of literature as it's seen to be assailed by technology, by the web, by the many and varied new forms of entertainment and culture. I don't share that pessimism because I think it is one of the great inventions of the human spirit. - Author: Richard Flanagan
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#47. Death is not an anomaly or the most dreadful of all events as modern culture would have you believe, but the most natural thing in the world, inseparable from and just as natural as its polarity - birth. - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#48. Throughout our culture we have been led to the idea that we accept death as the end of life on earth ... Time bound as we are and goal oriented to achievements in our lifetime, we find it strange to anticipate heaven. - Author: Billy Graham
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#49. New Orleans, more than many places I know, actually tangibly lives its culture. It's not just a residual of life; it's a part of life. Music is at every major milestone of our life: birth, marriage, death. It's our culture. - Author: Wendell Pierce
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#50. [..] a culture committed to bleeding the humanities to death, along with any other labors of love that don't serve the god of capital: the spectacle of someone who likes her pointless, pervers work and gets paid - even paid well - for it. - Author: Maggie Nelson
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#51. Pain, unless it is physical, was sold to you (by your culture). - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#52. Take heed all of you who have at heart mankind's future! Take heed men and women of good will! May the temptation to seek revenge give way to the courage to forgive; may the culture of life and love render vain the logic of death; may trust once more give breath to the lives of peoples. - Author: Pope John Paul II
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#53. With actors, all our ages are out there for all to see - you can't hide anything, really. And it's kind of a relief. This is my age, this is what I look like without makeup on - who cares? That youth culture - that lying about your age - it's all denial of death anyway. - Author: Julianne Moore
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#54. I think the foundation at Berkshire [Buffett's stake in Berkshirewill pass to the Buffett Foundation upon his death] will be a plus because there will be a continuation of the culture. We'd still take in fine businesses run by people who love them. - Author: Charlie Munger
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#55. We're so afraid of death in our culture, but I think if we understand it better, then we'll appreciate the life we have more. - Author: Naomi Watts
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#56. The relativism which is not willing to speak about truth but only about 'what is true for me' is an evasion of the serious business of living. It is the mark of a tragic loss of nerve in our contemporary culture. It is a preliminary symptom of death. - Author: Lesslie Newbigin
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#57. Those too impressed with material things cannot hold their place n the world of culture; they are relegated to inferiority and ultimate death. - Author: Alexander Crummell
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#58. I had the good luck a few years ago to visit the archeological site of Zippori in Israel ... I could see here displayed the Greek culture that Jesus decisively rejected, the same Greek culture that infiltrated the Christian religion soon after his death and has dominated Christianity ever since. - Author: Freeman Dyson
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#59. Horrible the fate of the advice-giver in our culture: to repeat oneself in a thousand contexts until death, or irrelevance.
I abjure advice-giver. - Author: Frank Bidart
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