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Civilization will not last, freedom will not survive, peace will not be kept, unless a very large majority of mankind unite together to defend them and show themselves possessed of a constabulary power before which barbaric and atavistic forces will

Winston Churchill Quotes

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Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.

Mark Twain Quotes

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America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.

Albert Einstein Quotes

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We veneer civilization by doing unkind things in a kind way

George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

Albert Einstein Quotes

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There is something even more valuable to civilization than wisdom, and that is character

Henry Louis Mencken Quotes

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The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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You can't say civilization don't advance... in every war they kill you in a new way.

Will Rogers Quotes

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A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes

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To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization, and at present very few people have reached this level.

Bertrand Russell Quotes

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Civilization is not a burden. It is an opportunity.

Alexander Meiklejohn Quotes

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Anyone can be a barbarian; it requires a terrible effort to remain a civilized man.

Leonard Sidney Woolf Quotes

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In the advance of civilization, it is new knowledge which paves the way, and the pavement is eternal.

W. R. Whitney Quotes

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All the things now enjoyed by civilization have been created by some man and sold by another man before anybody really enjoyed the ;benefits of them.

James G. Daly Quotes

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Mankind's struggle upwards, in which millions are trampled to death, that thousands may mount on their bodies.

Clara Lucas Balfour Quotes

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Civilization is the order and freedom promoting cultural activity.

Will Durant Quotes

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Civilization ceases when we no longer respect and no longer put into their correct places the fundamental values, such as work, family and country such as the individual, honor and religion.

R. P. Lebret Quotes

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The sum of the whole matter is this, that our civilization cannot survive materially unless it be redeemed spiritually.

Woodrow Wilson Quotes

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We must remember that any oppression, any injustice, any hatred, is a wedge designed to attack our civilization.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Quotes

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Every advance in civilization has been denounced as unnatural while it was recent.

Bertrand Russell Quotes

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Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty, and dies with chaos.

Will Durant Quotes

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The true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of the cities, nor the crops, but the kind of man that the country ;turns out.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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The three great elements of modern civilization, Gunpowder, Printing, and the Protestant Religion.

Thomas Carlyle Quotes

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You can't say civilization isn't advancing: in every war, they kill you in a new way.

Will Rogers Quotes

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