Civilization QuotesRating Mail
The spread of civilisation may be likened to a fire; first, a feeble spark, next a flickering flame, then a mighty blaze, ever increasing in speed and power. - Nikola Tesla
2
(4 Votes)
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal. - Martin Luther King Jr
4
(1 Votes)
To walk through the ruined cities of Germany is to feel an actual doubt about the continuity of civilization. - George Orwell
3
(1 Votes)
I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the earth will be killed. - Albert Einstein
0
(0 Votes)
God isn't compatible with machinery and scientific medicine and universal happiness. You must make your choice. Our civilization has chosen machinery and medicine and happiness. - Aldous Huxley
0
(0 Votes)
In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office. - Ambrose Bierce
0
(0 Votes)
Inventor: A person who makes an ingenious arrangement of wheels, levers and springs, and believes it civilization. - Ambrose Bierce
0
(0 Votes)
Men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe, but in proportion to their readiness to doubt. - Ambrose Bierce
0
(0 Votes)
There is so much that must be done in a civilized barbarism like war. - Amelia Earhart
0
(0 Votes)
No one need think that the world can be ruled without blood. The civil sword shall and must be red and bloody. - Andrew Jackson
0
(0 Votes)
We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity. We weren't punctilious about locating and punishing only Hitler and his top officers. We carpet-bombed German cities; we killed civilians. That's war. And this is war. - Ann Coulter
0
(0 Votes)
A civilization is a heritage of beliefs, customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries, elements difficult at times to justify by logic, but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere, since they open up for man his inner distance. - Antoine de Saint Exupery
0
(0 Votes)
A civilization is built on what is required of men, not on that which is provided for them. - Antoine de Saint Exupery
0
(0 Votes)
Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men. - Ayn Rand
0
(0 Votes)
If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality of altruism that men have to reject. - Ayn Rand
0
(0 Votes)
When man learns to understand and control his own behavior as well as he is learning to understand and control the behavior of crop plants and domestic animals, he may be justified in believing that he has become civilized. - Ayn Rand
0
(0 Votes)
We've persevered because of a belief we share with the Iraqi people - a belief that out of the ashes of war, a new beginning could be born in this cradle of civilization. Through this remarkable chapter in the history of the United States and Iraq, we have met our responsibility. Now, it's time to turn the page. - Barack Obama
0
(0 Votes)
Increased means and increased leisure are the two civilizers of man. - Benjamin Disraeli
0
(0 Votes)
The best security for civilization is the dwelling, and upon properly appointed and becoming dwellings depends, more than anything else, the improvement of mankind. - Benjamin Disraeli
0
(0 Votes)
The theoretical understanding of the world, which is the aim of philosophy, is not a matter of great practical importance to animals, or to savages, or even to most civilised men. - Bertrand Russell
0
(0 Votes)
Civilization had too many rules for me, so I did my best to rewrite them. - Bill Cosby
0
(0 Votes)
Civilization and profit go hand in hand. - Calvin Coolidge
0
(0 Votes)
We've arranged a civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology. - Carl Sagan
0
(0 Votes)
At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries, the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate, and replace the savage races throughout the world. - Charles Darwin
0
(0 Votes)
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind. - Edmund Burke
0
(0 Votes)
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from it, under any circumstances, lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all. - Edmund Burke
0
(0 Votes)
This will never be a civilized country until we spend more money for books than we do for chewing gum. - Elbert Hubbard
0
(0 Votes)
I'll stay in Memphis. - Elvis Presley
0
(0 Votes)
When humor goes, there goes civilization. - Erma Bombeck
0
(0 Votes)
Either you think, or else others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipline your natural tastes, civilize and sterilize you. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
0
(0 Votes)
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall. - Frank Lloyd Wright
0
(0 Votes)
The Lincoln Memorial is related to the toga and the civilization that wore it. - Frank Lloyd Wright
0
(0 Votes)
The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization. - Frank Lloyd Wright
0
(0 Votes)
If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
0
(0 Votes)
As I write, highly civilized human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill me. - George Orwell
0
(0 Votes)
Mankind is not likely to salvage civilization unless he can evolve a system of good and evil which is independent of heaven and hell. - George Orwell
0
(0 Votes)
Iraq is no diversion. It is a place where civilization is taking a decisive stand against chaos and terror, we must not waver. - George W. Bush
0
(0 Votes)
Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation's promise through civility, courage, compassion and character. - George W. Bush
0
(0 Votes)
Everybody thinks that this civilization has lasted a very long time but it really does take very few grandfathers' granddaughters to take us back to the dark ages. - Gertrude Stein
0
(0 Votes)
I had faith in Israel before it was established, I have in it now. I believe it has a glorious future before it - not just another sovereign nation, but as an embodiment of the great ideals of our civilization. - Harry S. Truman
0
(0 Votes)
It is not possible for civilization to flow backwards while there is youth in the world. Youth may be headstrong, but it will advance it allotted length. - Helen Keller
0
(0 Votes)
While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who are to inhabit them. It has created palaces, but it was not so easy to create noblemen and kings. - Henry David Thoreau
0
(0 Votes)
It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top. - Hunter S. Thompson
0
(0 Votes)
He didn't even have the satisfaction of being killed for civil rights. it had to be some silly little Communist. - Jackie Kennedy
0
(0 Votes)
The Hebrews have done more to civilize men than any other nation. If I were an atheist, and believed blind eternal fate, I should still believe that fate had ordained the Jews to be the most essential instrument for civilizing the nations. - John Adams
0
(0 Votes)
The gross heathenism of civilization has generally destroyed nature, and poetry, and all that is spiritual. - John Muir
0
(0 Votes)
Civilization is the making of civil persons. - John Ruskin
0
(0 Votes)
I am not aware that any community has a right to force another to be civilized. - John Stuart Mill
0
(0 Votes)
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant. - John Stuart Mill
0
(0 Votes)
Reading is an activity subsequent to writing: more resigned, more civil, more intellectual. - Jorge Luis Borges
0
(0 Votes)


Share


Follow Quotesmin on Twitter
Find Quotesmin on Facebook



Hot Topics
Love Quotes
Life Quotes
Funny Quotes
Friendship Quotes
Inspirational Quotes

Favorite Authors
William Shakespeare Quotes
Winston Churchill Quotes
Martin Luther King Jr Quotes
Mahatma Gandhi Quotes
Mark Twain Quotes



Home Feedback For Advertise
© Quotesmin