When secularization has had its full sway, it will leave a generation devoid of shame. And if you show me a generation that lacks shame, I will show you a generation that is monstrous in its appetite... never satisfied.— Ravi Zacharias
Emotional Modernise quotations
My observation is that after one hundred and twenty years of modernisation since the opening of the country, present-day Japan is split between two opposite poles of ambiguity.
Contemporary art will help me to modernise our society.
Everyone now claims to be a moderniser and it's obvious, really.
I mean, no one now says 'We need to go backwards... to the days of Lord Salisbury'.
If we can modernise the workforce, make them better qualified, have this framework of qualifications, then I think they have a very good case for more money.
But we can turn challenges into opportunities if we look outwards to the realities of the global economy and modernise our internal institutions in ways that will equip Europe to meet that challenge and create confidence amongst the public.
But we need to show that the EU can modernise itself, can adapt to the needs of its citizens, can take their views into account. That will be our ambition for the UK Presidency.
I actually did a quick survey of how caste plays out in contemporary India.
The idea that democracy and development have in some ways eroded caste turned out not to be the case, that it has in fact been entrenched and modernised.
We want to be masters of our own destiny.
We need no Gods or Emperors. We do not believe in the existence of any saviour. We want to be masters of the world and not instruments used by autocrats to carry out their wild ambitions. We want a modern lifestyle and democracy for the people. Freedom and happiness are our sole objectives in accomplishing modernisation.
Had the Bible been in clear straightforward language, had the ambiguities and contradictions been edited out, and had the language been constantly modernised to accord with contemporary taste it would almost certainly have been, or become, a work of lesser influence.
I am not as cross about Thatcher now as I was in the 80s.
Begrudgingly, I can see that some of her policies helped modernise Britain.
The structures in Europe in a globalising economy need to be modernised, need to be more integrated, need to be stronger.
Billions of taxpayers' money has been wasted in bad deals.
The London Underground modernisation, personally negotiated by one of Gordon Brown's team, was a disaster, as the National Audit Office has confirmed.
I take notice of those who have argued consistently for the modernisation of the E.U., but so many of the skeptics in Britain are just hostile to the whole European idea.
I believe my party should never flinch from the requirement that we must continue this progression, otherwise we may end up like the Republican party who lost an election last year that they could have won were it not for their socially conservative agenda. We may have gone two steps forward, but I fear we may have gone one step backwards. The modernisation of the Conservative party is not yet complete.