If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old— Peter Drucker
Viral New Cultures quotations
New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.
The first step in liquidating a people is to erase its memory.
Destroy its books, its culture, its history. Then have somebody write new books, manufacture a new culture, invent a new history. Before long that nation will begin to forget what it is and what it was... The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.
Living on borders and in margins, keeping intact one's shifting and multiple identity and integrity, is like trying to swim in a new element, an "alien" element.
When the past calls, let it go to voicemail. It has nothing new to say.
Socialism is precisely the religion that must overwhelm Christianity.
… In the new order, Socialism will triumph by first capturing the culture via infiltration of schools, universities, churches and the media by transforming the consciousness of society.
One must speak for a struggle for a new culture, that is, for a new moral life that cannot but be intimately connected to a new intuition of life, until it becomes a new way of feeling and seeing reality
In the new computer age, the proliferation of typefaces and type manipulations represents a new level of visual pollution threatening our culture. Out of thousands of typefaces, all we need are a few basic ones, and trash the rest.
If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
May the Force be with you.
The Achilles Heel of the Americas was the lack of cultural confidence typical of new settlers.
Every aspect of Western culture needs a new code of ethics - a rational ethics - as a precondition of rebirth.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
In all cultures, the midwife's place is on the threshold of life, where intense human emotions, fear, hope, longing, triumph, and incredible physical power-enable a new human being to emerge. Her vocation is unique.
Solitude is out of fashion. Our companies, our schools and our culture are in thrall to an idea I call the New Groupthink, which holds that creativity and achievement come from an oddly gregarious place.
Please be a traveler, not a tourist. Try new things, meet new people, and look beyond what's right in front of you. Those are the keys to understanding this amazing world we live in.
If you are brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
More than ever, I feel that the human race is one.
There are differences of colour, language, culture and opportunities, but people's feelings and reactions are alike. People flee wars to escape death, they migrate to improve their fortunes, they build new lives in foreign lands, they adapt to extreme hardship….
With few exceptions, democracy has not brought good government to new developing countries. What Asians value may not necessarily be what Americans or Europeans value. Westerners value the freedoms and liberties of the individual. As an Asian of Chinese cultural backround, my values are for a government which is honest, effective and efficient.
There's a lot about New York that is unique, and there's always a culture and a subculture going on everywhere.
You can learn something new everyday if you listen.
The reality is that a consumer culture which chucks out its iPhones for a new version every nine months is completely unsustainable, because Earth has already reached the tipping point. 'The General Strike' attempts to personalize these issues and encourage listeners to look for a new model.
The art and culture that is New York, communications, finance, all these things help make up New York. The rest of the country should be happy that we are what we are.
I heard Q-Tip on the Jungle Brothers' song 'The Promo.
' It was very exciting. It was very new. The music and the culture around hip-hop was evolving. I think there's an emotional quality to their music and there's a vulnerability to the music. For me, A Tribe Called Quest was my Beatles.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new strategy.
Although I was born in Idaho and now live in New York, I definitely identify with the European aesthetic. Paris is my mecca; it's where I discovered my flair for fashion. But I pay rent and work in New York, so that is my home - I love the culture clash of the city.
My older sister was at the cusp of new wave, and I had older brothers from my father's first marriage who were rock 'n' roll guys, so I was exposed to a lot of popular culture.
Travel enables us to enrich our lives with new experiences, to enjoy and to be educated, to learn respect for foreign cultures, to establish friendships, and above all to contribute to international cooperation and peace throughout the world.
Anyone who knows me, should learn to know me again; for I am like the moon, you will see me with a new face everyday.
We have to bring children into a new relationship to food that connects them to culture and agriculture.
Improving quality requires a culture change, not just a new diet.
We want to ensure a multilateral development of society, the thriving of all sides of social life, economy, science and culture, the improvement of management, the moulding of the new man and the promotion of socialist ethics and equity.
If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.
There's certain things in life that I love.
One is architecture. And music, culture, food, people. New Orleans has all of that.
We have a new joke on the reservation: 'What is cultural deprivation?' Answer: 'Being an upper-middle class white kid living in a split-level suburban home with a color TV.'
Back to culture. Yes, actually to culture. You can’t consume much if you sit still and read books.
You dont have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
That's why we sail. So our children can grow up and be proud of whom they are. We are healing our souls by reconnecting to our ancestors. As we voyage we are creating new stories within the tradition of the old stories, we are literally creating a new culture out of the old.
Samsung's future hinges on new businesses, new products and new technologies.
We should make our corporate culture more open, flexible and innovative.
I was born to a woman I never knew and raised by another who took in orphans.
I do not know my background, my lineage, my biological or cultural heritage. But when I meet someone new, I treat them with respect.... For after all, they could be my people.
If your friends don't push you to be your best, you need new ones.
People in Detroit aren't just urban gardening.
They're starting a new mode of education. They're trying to give children the education to be "solutionaries" rather than people who are going to get jobs in the system. And that is a huge change, a cultural revolution.
Canada is one of the few places left where the small decencies are observed.
If, as a young man, I was scornful of the country because we always seemed so far behind style-setting New York, I now thank God for the cultural lag. Ours, after all, is the good neighbourhood. A society well worth preserving.
Where do new ideas come from? The answer is simple: differences.
While there are many theories of creativity, the only tenet they all share is that creativity comes from unlikely juxtapositions. The best way to maximize differences is to mix ages, cultures, and disciplines.
Tokyo is like the New York of Asia. Although the people there are all basically from Japan, they celebrate what they like about various cultures.
The purpose of education is to keep a culture from being drowned in senseless repetitions, each of which claims to offer a new insight.