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

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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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A civilization is destroyed only when its gods are destroyed.
God
E. M. Cioran

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Civilization and profits go hand in hand.
Profits
Calvin Coolidge

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

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The family is the nucleus of civilization.
Family
William J. Durant

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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 depends on morality.
Civilization
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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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 end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
Humankind
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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If the aborigine drafted an IQ test, all of Western civilization would presumably flunk it.
IQ Test
Stanley Garn

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Civilization is nothing more than the effort to reduce the use of force to the last resort.
Force
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

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

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

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The perfect normal person is rare in our civilization.
Perfection
Karen Horney

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

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A decent provision for the poor is the true test of civilization.
Welfare
Samuel Johnson

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

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Wherever an altar is found, there civilization exists.
Religion
Joseph De Maistre

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

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

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If civilization had been left in female hands we would still be living in grass huts.
Women
Camille Paglia

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People who cannot recognize a palpable absurdity are very much in the way of civilization.
Absurdity
Agnes Repplier

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Civilization is the making of civil persons.
Civilization
John Ruskin

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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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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun