Civilization Quotes

To accept civilization as it is practically means accepting decay.

George Orwell

Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity.

Thor Heyerdahl

One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person.

William Feather

Civilization is the process of reducing the infinite to the finite.

Oliver Wendall Holmes

The more rapidly a civilization progresses, the sooner it dies for another to rise in its place.

Havelock Ellis

Civilization is not a burden. It is an opportunity.

Alexander Meiklejohn

Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.

Jane Addams

Civilization is the order and freedom promoting cultural activity.

Will Durant

A sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you would civilize a man, begin with his grandmother.

Victor Hugo

Civilizations die from philosophical calm, irony, and the sense of fair play quite as surely as they die of debauchery.

Joseph Wood Krutch

Civilization is nothing more than the effort to reduce the use of force to the last resort.

Jose Ortega y Gasset

The true civilization is where every man gives to every other every right that he claims for himself.

Robert Ingersoll

Civilization is what makes you sick.

Paul Gauguin

Civilization is being poisoned by its own waste products

W. R. Inge

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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