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Quotes about Civilization

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Will RogersYou can't say civilization don't advance. For every war, they kill you a new way.
Cyril Connolly
(1903 - 1974)
The civilized are those who get more out of life than the uncivilized, and for this the uncivilized have never forgiven them.
Cyril Connolly
(1903 - 1974)
The civilization of one epoch becomes the manure of the next.
Eric BerneWe are born princes and the civilizing process makes us frogs.
G. K. Chesterton
(1874 - 1936)
Can you tell me, in a world that is flagrant with the failures of civilizations, what there is particularly immortal about yours?
Henry AllenIt is better for civilization to be going down the drain than to be coming up it.
Mark Twain
(1835 - 1910)
Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.
Thomas HobbesLondon hath a great belly and no palate.
Winston ChurchillThe State of a civilized society can be divined from the manner in which it responds to its criminals.
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