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Modernism may be seen as an attempt to reconstruct the world in the absence of God.
Modern and Modernism
Bryan Appleyard

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This strange disease of modern life, with its sick hurry, its divided aims.
Modern and Modernism
Matthew Arnold

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One of the most feared expressions in modern times is The computer is down
Computers
Norman Augustine

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I've read some of your modern free verse and wonder who set it free.
Poetry and Poets
John Barrymore

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You are born modern, you do not become so.
Modern and Modernism
Jean Baudrillard

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The modern state no longer has anything but rights; it does not recognize duties any more.
Civil Rights
Georges Bernanos

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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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I think the adjective post-modernist really means mannerist. Books about books is fun but frivolous.
Modern and Modernism
Angela Carter

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Speak of the moderns without contempt, and of the ancients without idolatry.
Literature
Lord Chesterfield

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Modern man is frantically trying to earn enough to buy things he's too busy to enjoy.
Money
Frank A. Clark

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This grandiose tragedy that we call modern art.
Arts and Artists
Salvador Dali

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Postmodernism is among other things a sick joke at the expense of revolutionary avant-gardism.
Modern and Modernism
Terry Eagleton

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Classic art was the art of necessity: modern romantic art bears the stamp of caprice and chance.
Arts and Artists
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Perpetual modernness is the measure of merit in every work of art.
Arts and Artists
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A modern, harmonic and lively architecture is the visible sign of an authentic democracy.
Architecture
Walter Gropius

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If science fiction is the mythology of modern technology, then its myth is tragic.
Science Fiction
Ursula K. Le Guin

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Post-modernism is modernism with the optimism taken out.
Modern and Modernism
Robert Hewison

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When you automate an industry you modernize it; when you automate a life you primitivize it.
Modern and Modernism
Eric Hoffer

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Speed provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.
Pleasure
Aldous Huxley

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Speed, it seems to me, provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.
Speed
Aldous Huxley

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Mankind has survived all catastrophes. It will also survive modern medicine.
Medicine
Gerhard Kocher

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The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.
Education
C. S. Lewis

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Modern music is as dangerous as narcotics.
Music
Pietro Mascagni

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Bureaucracy, the rule of no one, has become the modern form of despotism.
Bureaucracy
Mary Mccarthy

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The shelf life of the modern hardback writer is somewhere between the milk and the yogurt.
Writers and Writing
John Mortimer

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