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" A civilization, a culture, cannot survive without passion, cannot be saved without passion. "
" A civilization is built on what is required of men, not on that which is provided for them. "
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
" A civilization is destroyed only when its gods are destroyed. "
Emile M. Cioran
" A civilization that only looks inward will stagnate. We have to keep looking outward; we have to keep finding new avenues for human endeavor and human expression. "
John L. Phillips
" A civilization which has taken over the world cannot be said to be dying. "
V. S. Naipaul
" A civilization which leaves so large a number of its participants unsatisfied and drives them into revolt neither has nor deserves the prospect of a lasting existence. "
" Africa has a time-honored and brilliant civilization. "
" After Nigeria, we are the second biggest black African nation. We are the headquarters of the African Union. We are the only African country that has never been colonized. This is perhaps the last surviving African civilization. "
" Against the dark background of this contemporary civilization of well-being, even the arts tend to mingle, to lose their identity. "
" A German immersed in any civilization different from his own loses a weight equivalent in volume to the amount of intelligence he displaces. "
" A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within. "
" All civilization has from time to time become a thin crust over a volcano of revolution. "
" All of the philosophers I studied were white (with a few Eastern exceptions), and, for that matter, they were all male. Africa, the cradle of civilization, seemed to have no footing in the highest form of human thought. "
" All over the world the wildlife that I write about is in grave danger. It is being exterminated by what we call the progress of civilization. "
" All through history, a nation or a civilization's enduring glory is articulated by its mega constructions - the pyramids, the lofty cathedrals of the Christian world. "
F. Sionil Jose
" Almost all wars, perhaps all, are trade wars connected with some material interest. They are always disguised as sacred wars, made in the name of God, or civilization or progress. But all of them, or almost all of the wars, have been trade wars. "
" A lot of people thought of me as a threat to Western civilization. "
" America is experiencing an Islamist cultural-political offensive designed to undermine and destroy our civilization. "
" America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between. "
" America is the only nation in history which miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization. "
" America may be unique in being a country which has leapt from barbarism to decadence without touching civilization. "
" Americans' great and secret fear is that America may turn out to be a phenomenon rather than a civilization. "
" A modern civilization is only possible when it is accepted that singular beings exist and express themselves freely. "
Tahar Ben Jelloun
" And when you redefine the family other than what the Creator intended when he established it, then you look at the devolution of civilization. "
" A new civilization was not to be improvised by a single mind. "
John Lothrop Motley
" Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights; American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others. "
William Jennings Bryan
" A pioneer destroys things and calls it civilization. "
Charles Marion Russell
" Architecture belongs to culture, not to civilization. "
" Artificial Intelligence leaves no doubt that it wants its audiences to enter a realm of pure fantasy when it identifies one of the last remaining islands of civilization as New Jersey. "
" Artificial intelligence will reach human levels by around 2029. Follow that out further to, say, 2045, we will have multiplied the intelligence, the human biological machine intelligence of our civilization a billion-fold. "
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