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Arnold Toynbee

A city that outdistances man's walking powers is a trap for man.
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We have been God-like in our planned breeding of our domesticated plants and animals, but we have been rabbit-like in our unplanned breeding of ourselves.
Arnold Toynbee quote

The immense cities lie basking on the beaches of the continent like whales that have taken to the land.
Arnold Toynbee quote

The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.
Arnold Toynbee quote

There is a kind of intellectual provincialism in the dogma that 'life is just one damned thing after another.' Human affairs do not become intelligible until they are seen as a whole.
Arnold Toynbee quote

The human race's prospects of survival were considerably better when we were defenceless against tigers than they are today when we have become defenceless against ourselves.
Arnold Toynbee quote

The equation of religion with belief is rather recent.
Arnold Toynbee quote

It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it.
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British historian 1889 - 1975

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