The art of civil conversation begins at birth. Then goes from the dinner table to the schoolroom, to interaction among friends, to the work place, and on to other places where all manner of social...
—Cindy Ann Peterson
When will women become civilized enough to stop mistreating men? When will they cease from training their lovers to become providers, merely because they have the power to do so?As long as they continue as...
The great depression left a mark on all of the civilized world. It was a defining moment like a giant earthquake that reminds us of how little control we have over human destiny — despite...
I drink coffee like a civilized man—alone in a cave, wearing a loincloth, and grunting in frustration because my club is too thick to fit in my cup to stir in the sugar.
In the highest civilization, the book is still the highest delight. He who has once known its satisfactions is provided with a resource against calamity.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson
When all men give to all others all the rights they claim for themselves, this world will be civilized.
I expect that Woman will be the last thing civilized by Man.
The flush toilet, more than any single invention, has ‘civilized’ us in a way that religion and law could never accomplish.
It would be well to realize that the talk of ‘humane methods of warfare’, of the ‘rules of civilized warfare’, and all such homage to the finer sentiments of the race are hypocritical and unreal,...
Is there a gun that shoots rain? Oh yeah, water guns. How technologically advanced we are!
A civil tongue speaks the language of masters. An uncivil tongue reveals character flaws of its master.
—John R. Dallas Jr.
CHILDREN Are Like ANGELS And On Earth, ANGELS Have No Color…. It’s The Society To Blame That Teaches Racism, Turning An ANGLE To A Civilized Beast While They Are Growing Up….
Civilized people don’t feel.
While we maintain the unity of the human species, we at the same time repel the depressing assumption of superior and inferior races of men. There are nations more susceptible of cultivation, more highly civilized,...
—Alexander von Humboldt
Today the most civilized countries of the world spend a maximum of their income on war and a minimum on education. The twenty-first century will reverse this order. It will be more glorious to fight...
These women accept their beatings with a simplicity worthy of all praise, and far from considering themselves insulted, admire the strength and energy of the man who can administer such eloquent rebukes. In Russia, not...
A lot of my writing is not terribly civilized.
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