There is something even more valuable to civilization than wisdom, and that is character
The tendency in modern civilization is to make the world uniform... Let the mind be universal. The individual should not be sacrifice
What man calls civilization always results in deserts.
Many of the great achievements in history that are commonly attributed to one geo-cultural domain often owe a great debt to those of others. In this sense, some of the greatest achievements of human civilisation have been collective efforts and are part of the same human story.
What makes our existence meaningful is highly subjective and ultimately determined by sustainable neurochemical gratification.
The history of human civilisation is a history of mutual borrowings.
There is only one collective human civilisation comprised of geo-cultural domains and cultures.
A set of global values in keeping with human nature and dignity need to be identified and developed
Human beings are “emotional amoral egoists”, driven above all by emotional self-interest. All of our thoughts, beliefs and motivations are neurochemically mediated, some predetermined for survival, others alterable.
Art is the signature of civilizations.
Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor.
We used to build civilizations. Now we build shopping malls.
We veneer civilization by doing unkind things in a kind way
The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
Every advance in civilization has been denounced as unnatural while it was recent
All our lauded technological progress -- our very civilization - is like the axe in the hand of the pathological criminal.
The true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of the cities, nor the crops, but the kind of man that the country turns out.
All civilization has from time to time become a thin crust over a volcano of revolution.
Civilization depends on morality.
Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.
Civilization is just a slow process of learning to be kind.
Sunday is the core of our civilization, dedicated to thought and reverence.
Without winners, there wouldn't even be any civilization.
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