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Civilization is not a burden. It is an opportunity. (Quote by - Alexander Meiklejohn)

New York... when civilization falls apart, remember, we were way ahead of you. (Quote by - David Letterman)

Comfort is the only thing our civilization can give us. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Iraq is on the brink of civil war. This war must be stopped before it degenerates into a conflict of civilizations. (Quote by - Fausto Bertinotti)

It's good that we've grown from the fight for civil rights to an expectation of civil rights for every human being here. (Quote by - Al C rdenas)

The issue of civil rights was too much for the establishment to handle. One of the chapters of history that's least studied by historians is the 300 to 500 riots in the U.S. between 1965 and 1970. (Quote by - Tom Hayden)

This report shows there are more victims of John Ashcroft's war on the Constitution. The attorney general appears on television nearly every week claiming to protect us, while he simultaneously dismantles our civil liberties and civil rights. Will the Justice Department ever admit that it has gone too far?. (Quote by - John Conyers)

We struggle for freedom every day of our lives. From our founding fathers to the Civil War through the suffrage movement, the American civil rights movement and today with the Patriot Act. Frankly, it's a story we have to keep telling to each other. (Quote by - Christian W. Overland)

Offering thanks in the midst of tragedy is an American tradition, . even during a bloody Civil War. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

Civilization is a youth with a molotov cocktail in his hand. Culture is the Soviet tank or L.A. cop that guns him down. (Quote by - Edward Abbey)

The greatest advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting, in science and literature, in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government. (Quote by - Milton Friedman)

The true pioneer of civilization is not the newspaper, not religion, not the railroad--but whiskey!. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

The civil war in Afghanistan began as a civil war between Afghans and it will end as an agreement between Afghans. (Quote by - Fred Halliday)

Is it, perhaps, possible that there are two kinds of civilization one for home consumption and one for the heathen market?. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Our civilization, bequeathed to us by fierce adventurers, eaters of meat and hunters, is so full of hurry and combat, so busy about many things which perhaps are of no importance, that it cannot but see something feeble in a civilization which smiles as it refuses to make the battlefield the test of excellence. (Quote by - James Joyce)

Is it not the great end of religion, and, in particular, the glory of Christianity, to extinguish the malignant passions; to curb the violence, to control the appetites, and to smooth the asperities of man; to make us compassionate and kind, and forgiving one to another; to make us good husbands, good fathers, good friends; and to render us active and useful in the discharge of the relative social and civil duties?. (Quote by - William Wilberforce)

There is something even more valuable to civilization than wisdom, and that is character. (Quote by - Henry Louis Mencken)

I do not believe that civilizations have to die because civilization is not an organism. It is a product of wills. (Quote by - Arnold Toynbee)

Dr. O'Donnell is the right leader for District 78. As a (former) principal, she understands how critical a quality education is for the children of El Paso. Dr. O'Donnell also champions accountability, and reasonable civil justice reforms, while fighting against a state income tax -- she's the right choice for El Paso and Texas needs her leadership. (Quote by - Anthony Holm)

It is impossible to overlook the extent to which civilization is built upon a renunciation of instinct. (Quote by - Sigmund Freud)

One measure of a civilization, either of an age or of a single individual, is what that age or person really wishes to do. A man's hope measures his civilization. The attainability of the hope measures, or may measure, the civilization of his nation and time. (Quote by - Ezra Pound)

Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library: a company of the wisest and wittiest men that could be picked out of all civil countries in a thousand years. The thought which they did not uncover to their bosom friend is here written out in transparent words to us, the strangers of another age. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

It is likely (the law) will undermine the development of civil society and democracy in Iraq. The government needs to slow down, consult with local civil society and other stakeholders and then proceed with a more reasonable initiative. (Quote by - Douglas Rutzen)

Today we are faced with the preeminent fact that, if civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world, at peace. (Quote by - Franklin D. Roosevelt)

We should be active leaders in the fight for civil liberties which adequately reflect present social realities. Furthermore the left as a movement must appropriate the green agenda. Sustainability has to become the foundation of all our pursuits. This movement is my dream and vision. The left remains strong in Malta, but stronger it will become if we have the courage to unite and dream. (Quote by - Joseph Muscat)

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