Civilization Related Quotes



Artists are the radical voice of civilization.

Paul Robeson


“One can judge a civilization by the way it treats its women”

Helen Foster Snow


specialists without spirit, sensualists without heart; this nullity imagines that it has attained a level of civilization never before achieved.

Max Weber


“The universal regard for money is the one hopeful fact in our civilization”

George Bernard Shaw


The philosopher cannot seriously put to himself questions that his civilization has not lived.

William Barrett


The Net is the new underlying infrastructure for civilization itself.

David "doc" Searls


“A civilization is destroyed only when its gods are destroyed.”

Emile M. Cioran


“Civilization is the order and freedom promoting cultural activity”

Will Durant


“A country where flowers are priced so as to make them a luxury has yet to learn the first principles of civilization”

Chinese Proverbs


“New York... when civilization falls apart, remember, we were way ahead of you.”

David Letterman