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A civilization is built on what is required of men, not on that which is provided for them.
Civilization
Antoine De Saint-Exupery

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All civilization has from time to time become a thin crust over a volcano of revolution.
Civilization
Havelock Ellis

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Civilization -- a heap of rubble scavenged by scrawny English Lit. vultures.
Civilization
Malcolm Muggeridge

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Civilization depends on morality.
Civilization
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.
Civilization
Mark Twain

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Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor.
Civilization
Arnold Toynbee

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Civilization is just a slow process of learning to be kind.
Civilization
Charles L. Lucas

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Civilization is the lamb's skin in which barbarism masquerades.
Civilization
Thomas B. Aldrich

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Civilization is the making of civil persons.
Civilization
John Ruskin

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Civilizations die from suicide, not by murder.
Civilization
Arnold Toynbee

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Each new generation is a fresh invasion of savages.
Civilization
Hervey Allen

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Increased means and increased leisure are the two civilizers of man.
Civilization
Benjamin Disraeli

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Sunday is the core of our civilization, dedicated to thought and reverence.
Civilization
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The civilized savage is the worst of all savages.
Civilization
C. J. Weber

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The human race has improved everything, but the human race.
Civilization
Adlai E. Stevenson

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The path of civilization is paved with tin cans.
Civilization
Elbert Hubbard

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The test of civilization is its estimate of women.
Civilization
George William Curtis

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The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion.
Civilization
Thomas Carlyle

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The ultimate tendency of civilization is towards barbarism.
Civilization
David Hare

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To accept civilization as it is practically means accepting decay.
Civilization
George Orwell

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To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization.
Civilization
Arnold Toynbee

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We are born princes and the civilizing process makes us frogs.
Civilization
Eric Berne

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Without winners, there wouldn't even be any civilization.
Civilization
Woody Hayes

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