Civility costs nothing.
— Proverbs

Either you think, or else others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipline your natural tastes, civilize and sterilize you.
F. Scott Fitzgerald civilization quote

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America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
— Oscar Wilde

The first human being who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
— Sigmund Freud

If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
— civilization quotation by Thomas Jefferson