Beware how you trifle with your marvelous inheritance, this great land of ordered liberty, for if we stumble and fall, freedom and civilization everywhere will go down in ruin.
Strong, generous, and confident, she has nobly served mankind. Beware how you trifle with your marvellous inheritance, this great land of ordered liberty, for if we stumble and fall freedom and civilization everywhere will go down in ruin.
The disease of mutual distrust among nations is the bane of modern civilization.
When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization.
The greatest advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting, in science and literature, in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government.
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.
No people ever did or ever can attain a worthy civilization by the satisfaction merely of material needs . . .
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill. They are engines of change, windows on the world, lighthouses erected in the sea of time.
Our society must make it right and possible for old people not to fear the young or be deserted by them, for the test of a civilization is the way that it cares for its helpless members.
The evidence of a Jewish civilization going back more than two millennia is overwhelmingly borne out in the archaeology of the region. The heritage of the Jews in Palestine is documented.
Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization; it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of mans cruelty and baseness.
It wouldnt be strange that there had been civilization on Mars, but once capitalism got there it would finish the planet.
The exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree in which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force
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.
You can't say civilization don't advance -- for in every war, they kill you in a new way.
Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both.
You can't say civilization isn't advancing; in every war they kill you in a new way.
We must remember that any oppression, any injustice, any hatred, is a wedge designed to attack our civilization
The prevalent fear of poverty among the educated classes is the worst moral disease from which our civilization suffers
Civilization... wrecks the planet from seafloor to stratosphere.
We've arranged a civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology.
Prejudices are the props of civilization.
The market is not an invention of capitalism. It has existed for centuries. It
is an invention of civilization.
The man who first abused his fellows with swear-words instead of bashing their brains out with a club should be counted among those who laid the foundations of civilization.
A man's labor is not only his capital but his life. When it passes it returns never more. To utilize it, to prevent its wasteful squandering, to enable the poor man to bank it up for use hereafter, this surely is one of the most urgent tasks before civilization.