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“What a commentary on civilization, when being alone is being suspect; when one has to apologize for it, make excuses, hide the fact that one practices it - like a secret vice”
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
“A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
“If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality of altruism that men have to reject.”
“A civilization is built on what is required of men, not on that which is provided for them.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
“The gross heathenism of civilization has generally destroyed nature, and poetry, and all that is spiritual.”
“Prejudices are the props of civilization”
“You can't say civilization don't advance... in every war they kill you in a new way.”
“(Mankind) is not likely to salvage civilization unless he can evolve a system of good and evil which is independent of heaven and hell”
“My idea of our civilization is that it is a shoddy, poor thing and full of cruelties, vanities, arrogances, meannesses and hypocrisies”
“I think God's going to come down and pull civilization over for speeding.”
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