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There is precious little in civilisation to appeal to a Yeti.
View quotes by Edmun Hillary

One can judge a civilisation by the way it treats its women.
View quotes by Helen Foster Snow

A standard bearer for freedom, even civilisation [on pornography]
View quotes by Salman Rushdie

Interviewer -
'What do you think of western civilisation?'
Ghandi -
'I think it would be a very good idea!'
View quotes by Mahatma Gandhi

Civilisation is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.
View quotes by Jane Addams

My play is the ultimate expression of my feeling of the twilight of Western civilisation.
View quotes by Richard Foreman

Civilisation will not attain to its perfection until the last stone from the last church falls on the last priest
View quotes by Emile Zola

We will create a civilisation of the Mind in Cyberspace. May it be more humane and fair than the world your governments have made before.
View quotes by John Barlow

It is what you do from now on that will either move our civilisation forward a few tiny steps, or else... begin to march us steadily backward.
View quotes by Patrick Stewart

Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life-blood of real civilisation (English Social History)
View quotes by G M Trevelyan

As civilisation advances, poetry almost necessarily declines (Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review 1843)
View quotes by Thomas Babington

I think the odds are no better than 50/50 that our present civilisation will survive to the end of the present century.
View quotes by Sir Martin Rees

The story of Pope John Paul II is that of a man of immense faith and conviction and, in latter years, great personal courage.

He engaged with human culture and civilisation in every aspect and in every corner of the world.
View quotes by Mary McAleese

But the likelihood is that, in 100,000 years time, we shall either have reverted to wild barbarism, or else civilisation will have advanced beyond all recognition - into colonies in outer space, for instance. In either case, evolutionary extrapolations from present conditions are likely to be highly misleading
View quotes by Richard Dawkins



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