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CIVILIZATION

Civilization is a stream with banks. The stream

is sometimes filled with blood from people killing, stealing, shouting and doing things historians usually record, while on the banks, unnoticed, people build homes, make love, raise children, sing songs, write poetry and even whittle statues.
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The story of civilization is the story of what happened on the banks. Historians are pessimists because they ignore the banks for the river.
-Will and Ariel Durant

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Civilization is the process from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity to a definite, coherent heterogeneity.
-Herbert Spencer

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To correct the evils, great and small, which spring from want of sympathy and from positive enmity amongst strangers, as nations or as individuals, is one of the highest functions of civilizations.
-Abraham Lincoln
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The only true hope for civilizationthe conviction of the individual that his inner life can affect outward events and that, whether or not he does so, he is responsible for them.
-Stephen Spender
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Intelligent discontent is the mainspring of civilization.
-Eugene V.Debs

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To have doubted one's own first principles is the mark of a civilized man. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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Civilization is the race between education and catastrophe. - H.G Wells

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Education is the transmission of civilization. -Will and Ariel Durant

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Society in its full sense . Is never an entity separable from the individuals who compose it. No individual can arrive even at the threshold of its potentialities without a culture in which he participates. Conversely, no civilization has in it any element which in the last analysis is not the contribution of the individual. -Ruth Benedict
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Civilization is nothing else but the attempt to reduce force to being the last resort. - Jose Ortiga y Gasset
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Civilization the victory of persuasion over force. - Palmer Wright

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Civilization is the encouragement for differences. Civilization thus becomes a synonym of democracy. Force, violence, pressure , or compulsion with to conformity, is both uncivilized and undemocratic.
- Mohandas Gandhi
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Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men. - Jane Addams

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Civilization and profits go hand in hand. - Calvin Coolidge

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