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The true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of the cities, nor the crops, but the kind of man that the country ;turns out. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

It may well be more of a prelude to civil war than a step forward. Rather than an inclusive document, it is more a recipe for separation based on Shiite and Kurdish privilege. (Quote by - Anthony H. Cordesman)

All civil states, with their officers of justice, in their respective constitutions and administrations, are proved essentially civil, and therefore not judges, governors, or defenders of the spiritual, or Christian, state and worship. (Quote by - Roger Williams)

Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education. no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both. (Quote by - Abraham Flexner)

Civil rights in reverse is what I call it. What about our civil rights?. (Quote by - Daniel Ortega)

We must not stay as we are, doing always what was done last time, or we shall stick in the mud. Yet neither must we undertake a new world as catastrophic Utopians, and wreck our civilization in our hurry to mend it. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

The universal regard for money is the one hopeful fact in our civilization. Money is the most important thing in the world. It represents health, strength, honor, generosity and beauty. Not the least of its virtues is that it destroys base people as certainly as it fortifies and dignifies noble people. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

All the things now enjoyed by civilization have been created by some man and sold by another man before anybody really enjoyed the ;benefits of them. (Quote by - James G. Daly)

What a commentary on civilization, when being alone is being suspect; when one has to apologize for it, make excuses, hide the fact that one practices it - like a secret vice. (Quote by - Anne Morrow Lindbergh)

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)

My hope is he will take himself out of the partisan cast and see himself as the standard bearer for civil rights and civil liberties because that is what the Justice Department is supposed to do. (Quote by - Laura Murphy)

I have had no quarrel with religion, until it had become an evil of civil liberties, and oppresor of the free mind. (Quote by - Matthew James)

Civilization as it is known today could not have evolved, nor can it survive, without an adequate food supply. (Quote by - Norman Borlaug)

When I was a graduate student at Harvard, I learned about showers and central heating. Ten years later, I learned about breakfast meetings. These are America's three great contributions to civilization. (Quote by - Mervyn A. King)

I myself have been particularly careful never to say a civil word to the United States. I have scoffed at their inhabitants as a nation of villagers. I have defined the 100 % American as 99 % an idiot. And they adore me. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

My hobby was the military. I had been reading military history, especially as it relates to the Civil War and World War II. When I came to Virginia to go to school, I realized I was surrounded by the Civil War. It became my first love as a hobby. (Quote by - Marc Ramsey)

The argument that this particular case is about money is the standard argument made in every civil case, because every civil case can only be about money. I can't give Bonny's kids their mom back, and I can't put Mr. Blake in prison. If Mr. Blake would like to volunteer for either of those, we'll withdraw all claims for money. (Quote by - Eric Dubin)

We will never have true civilization until we have learned to recognize the rights of others. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

The Civil War in Trans-Mississippi is the most neglected part of our Civil War history. It's a story that needs to be told. (Quote by - Jim Campi)

There can be no high civility without a deep morality. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The federal government has attempted to stonewall the public's right to know, and SLDN is aggressively challenging its decisions. The Bush administration consistently tells the public that surveillance is conducted only on terrorists and Americans communicating with terrorists; yet information obtained by credible media sources indicates that it is also spying on groups that support civil rights, animal rights and the environment. To suggest those groups are terrorists is an act of modern day McCarthyism. (Quote by - C. Dixon Osburn)

African-Americans had civil rights, and look at what is happening now. Hispanics are beginning to have their civil rights. This is a civil rights movement. (Quote by - Jose Rivera)

If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality of altruism that men have to reject. (Quote by - Ayn Rand)

In a civilized society, all crimes are likely to be sins, but most sins are not and ought not to be treated as crimes. Man's ultimate responsibility is to God alone. (Quote by - Geoffrey Fisher)

A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan. (Quote by - Martin Luther King Jr.)


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