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It is Hell, of course, that makes priests powerful, not Heaven, for after thousands of years of so-called civilization fear remains the one common denominator of mankind. (Quote by - Henry Louis Mencken)

Right here in our back yards are the sites of battles and campaigns that are as important in our history as the Civil War, . Our knowledge of those wars lags far behind the Civil War. When I give talks, people seem to be astonished by the depth and variety of history along the lake. (Quote by - Howard Coffin)

The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil constitution, are worth defending against all hazards: And it is our duty to defend them against all attacks. (Quote by - Samuel Adams)

In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

Schools and libraries are the twin cornerstones of a civilized society. Libraries are only good if people use them, like books only exist when someone reads them. (Quote by - Nicholas Meyer)

In a normal nation, civil security is maintained by civil forces, and here the Iraqi police and military forces are well on their way to standing up. (Quote by - Lt. ColFred Wellman)

He hopes for civil society, the legal system, and a good future. (Quote by - Anton Drel)

The boundary between civilization and barbarism is difficult to draw: put one ring in your nose and you are a savage, put two rings in your ears and you are civilized. (Quote by - Pearl S. Buck)

A civilization is a heritage of beliefs, customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries, elements difficult at times to justify by logic, but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere, since they open up for man his inner distance. (Quote by - Antoine de Saint-Exupery)

In Beirut when the civil war began, you had electricity 24 hours a day and running water all the time, and the air conditioning was working, and so were the elevators. In the case of Baghdad, it looks like Beirut after 10 years of civil war. (Quote by - Francois Heisbourg)

We must reject the idea of isolationism, . But that doesn't mean we should get involved in every civil war around the world. (Quote by - Dan Quayle)

Difference between savage and civilized man: one is painted, the other gilded. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

ASEM should build a new Silk Road to actively boost exchanges between these two civilizations in the new century so that countries in Asia and Europe will build on their respective civilizations and respect, learn from, complement and benefit each other. (Quote by - Jiang Zemin)

What the government wants is to close down civil society in this country. And that means they have to close down us, noncommercial NGOs, which remain the last bastion of the Russian civil society not controlled by the government. (Quote by - Lyudmila Alexeyeva)

The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Next to the right of liberty, the right of property is the most important individual right guaranteed by the Constitution and the one which, united with that of personal liberty, has contributed more to the growth of civilization than any other institution established by the human race. (Quote by - William Howard Taft)

The Department of Justice Civil Rights Division found that the new identification requirements had no negative purpose or effect, nor is there any evidence, for that matter, that the voter ID requirements have a negative effect on the turnout of any voters. (Quote by - Brian Roehrkasse)

Civilizations can only be understood by those who are civilized. (Quote by - Alfred North Whitehead)

I had faith in Israel before it was established, I have in it now. I believe it has a glorious future before it - not just another sovereign nation, but as an embodiment of the great ideals of our civilization. (Quote by - Harry S. Truman)

Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late. (Quote by - Thomas Sowell)

Civilization and profit go hand in hand. (Quote by - Calvin Coolidge)

We veneer civilization by doing unkind things in a kind way. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

They're passing through, and this is the one place they can learn about the state, about blues, civil rights, the Civil War, cotton . and also the history and significance of this National Historic Landmark. (Quote by - Lucy Allen)

Civilization had too many rules for me, so I did my best to rewrite them. (Quote by - Bill Cosby)

What do I think of Western civilization? I think it would be a very good idea. (Quote by - Mohandas Gandhi)


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