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Quotes about Civilized

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We do not consider patriotism desirable if it contradicts civilized behavior.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

Related topics: Patriotism

Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune.
- Thomas Fuller

A visitor from Mars could easily pick out the civilized nations.
They have the best implements of war.
- Herbert V. Prochnow

Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth.
It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and
civilized nations together.
- Daniel Webster

 

Civilized countries generally adopt gold or silver or both as money.
- Alfred Marshall

The rich become richer and the poor become poorer is
a cry heard throughout the whole civilized world.
- Friedrich Schiller

When your whole system, your whole civilized system goes down,
this is pretty much what you get left with.
We have no communications, no running water,
no electricity, no real help.
- Kathleen Blanco


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A lot of my writing is not terribly civilized.
- Suzanne Vega

There is no kind of harassment that a man may not inflict
on a woman with impunity in civilized societies.
- Denis Diderot

We are born charming, fresh and spontaneous and must
be civilized before we are fit to participate in society.
- Judith Martin

Civilized society is perpetually menaced with disintegration
through this primary hostility of men towards one another.
- Sigmund Freud

This will never be a civilized country until we spend
more money for books than we do for chewing gum.
- Elbert Hubbard

Civilized men are more discourteous than savages because
they know they can be impolite without having their skulls split,
as a general thing.
- Robert E. Howard

Asia is not going to be civilized after the methods of the West.
There is too much Asia and she is too old.
- Rudyard Kipling

There is a requirement to ensure the withdrawal takes
place in a civilized manner.
We will be able to show the world we deserve independence and freedom.
- Mahmoud Abbas

As I write, highly civilized human beings are flying overhead,
trying to kill me.
- George Orwell

Anyone can be a barbarian; it requires a terrible effort
to remain a civilized man.
- Leonard Woolf

The balance of private good and general welfare is
at the bottom of civilized morals;
but the morals of the Heroic Age are founded on individuality,
and on nothing else.
- Lascelles Abercrombie

To have doubted one's own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Nobody minded what you did in bed or what you said about God,
a very civilized attitude in 1948.
- Simon Raven

Better to die in the pursuit of civilized values,
we believed, than in a flight underground.
We were offering a value system couched in the language of science.
- John Charles Polanyi

The mark of a truly civilized man is confidence in
the strength and security derived from the inquiring mind.
- Felix Frankfurter

The civilized world needs to think about a decision
when single politicians are not allowed to stay in power.
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky

France is the only nation in which astoundingly small
numbers of civilized patrons reside.
- Gustave Courbet

The more we study the Indian's character the more we
appreciate the marked distinction between the civilized
being and the real savage.
- Nelson A. Miles

No civilized society can long exist,
with an active power in its bosom that is stronger than the law.
- James F. Cooper

I have often thought of it as one of the most barbarous customs in the world,
considering us as a civilized and a Christian country,
that we deny the advantages of learning to women.
- Daniel Defoe

Civilizations can only be understood by those who are civilized.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Gambling is a disease of barbarians superficially civilized.
- Dean Inge

The task of a university is the creation of the future,
so far as rational thought and civilized modes of appreciation can affect the issue.
- Alfred North Whitehead

I expect that Woman will be the last thing civilized by Man.
- George Meredith

I consider that there are different degrees of civilization
and there are many different ways of expressing it.
But one is civilized or is not.
- Flora Lewis

In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics.
- Earl Warren

Knowing how things work is the basis for appreciation,
and is thus a source of civilized delight.
- William Safire

The practice of executing such offenders is a relic
of the past and is inconsistent with evolving standards
of decency in a civilized society.
- John Paul Stevens

No people is wholly civilized where a distinction is
drawn between stealing an office and stealing a purse.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Only as we live, think, feel, and work outside the home,
do we become humanly developed, civilized,
socialized.
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman

I believe that present day civilized man suffers from
insufficient discharge of his aggressive drive.
- Konrad Lorenz

Money, not morality, is the principle commerce of civilized nations.
- Thomas Jefferson

Men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe,
but in proportion to their readiness to doubt.
- Ambrose Bierce

The Koran and the laws of all civilized nations legislate
against the vilification of religions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

Television is not vulgar because people are vulgar;
it is vulgar because people are similar in their prurient
interests and sharply differentiated in their civilized concerns.
- George Gilder

In a civilized society, all crimes are likely to be sins,
but most sins are not and ought not to be treated as crimes.
Man's ultimate responsibility is to God alone.
- Geoffrey Fisher

She is still less civilized than man,
largely because she has not been educated.
- W. L. George

I have found the missing link between the higher ape and civilized man;
it is we.
- Konrad Lorenz

I believe that free and civilized societies do not
hold prisoners incommunicado.
- Tom McClintock

When men can no longer be theists, they must,
if they are civilized, become humanists.
- Walter Lippmann

Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of
civilization by little barbarians,
who must be civilized before it is too late.
- Thomas Sowell

A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity
to the point of doubtful sanity.
- Robert Frost

In civilized life, where the happiness and indeed almost the existence of man,
depends on the opinion of his fellow men.
He is constantly acting a studied part.
- Jeremy Collier

The triumph of persuasion over force is the sign of a civilized society.
- Mark Skousen

Herman Melville was as separated from a civilized literature
as the lost Atlantis was said to have been from the
great peoples of the earth.
- Edward Dahlberg

A civilized man is one who will give a serious answer to a serious question.
Civilization itself is a certain sane balance of values.
- Ezra Pound

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

Wine has been with civilized man from the beginning.
- Robert Mondavi

Why do people so love to wander? I think the civilized
parts of the World will suffice for me in the future.
- Mary Cassatt

Schools and libraries are the twin cornerstones of a civilized society.
Libraries are only good if people use them,
like books only exist when someone reads them.
- Nicholas Meyer

The civilized are those who get more out of life than the uncivilized,
and for this we are not likely to be forgiven.
- Cyril Connolly

The 5th Amendment is an old friend and a good friend.
one of the great landmarks in men's struggle to be free of tyranny,
to be decent and civilized.
- William O. Douglas

Virtually every civilized society today holds sacred
the right to peaceably bury their dead.
- Mike Schmidt

I think, certainly in the more civilized societies,
women's roles are growing in power all of the time.
- Sally Quinn

No nation, savage or civilized, save only the United States of America,
has confessed its inability to protect its women save by hanging,
shooting, and burning alleged offenders.
- Ida B. Wells

Free and civilized societies do not hold prisoners incommunicado.
- Tom McClintock

There is so much that must be done
in a civilized barbarism like war.
- Amelia Earhart

Americans have been taught that their nation is civilized and humane.
But, too often, U.S.
actions have been uncivilized and inhumane.
- Howard Zinn

The civilized man has built a coach,
but has lost the use of his feet.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

War is not civilized.
- Talib Kweli

We hold that the most wonderful and splendid proof
of genius is a great poem produced in a civilized age.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

I am not aware that any community has a right to force another to be civilized.
- John Stuart Mill

The discovery of agriculture was the first big step toward a civilized life.
- Arthur Keith

The Queen Mary was the most civilized and luxurious
way one could travel to America in the late 1930s.
- Maureen O'Hara


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