quote by Aldous Huxley

Armaments, universal debt and planned obsolescence - those are the three pillars of Western prosperity.

— Aldous Huxley

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Western civilization quote Thousands of tired, never-shaken, over civilized people are beginning to find ou

Thousands of tired, never-shaken, over civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountain is going home, that wilderness is a necessity.

Christianity and Western civilization-what countless crimes have been committed in thy name!

Western civilization, unfortunately, does not link knowledge and morality but rather, it connects knowledge and power and makes them equivalent.

Western civilization quote Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.

Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.

Western civilization, unfortunately, does not link knowledge and morality but rather, it connects knowledge and power and makes them equivalent.

Western civilization is a loaded gun pointed at the head of this planet.

What do I think of Western civilization? I think it would be a very good idea.

Western civilization quote I believe empathy is the most essential quality of civilization.

I believe empathy is the most essential quality of civilization.

The secret of success is to realize that the crisis on our planet is much larger than just deciding what to do with your own life, and if the system under which we live the structure of western civilization begins to collapse because of our selfishness and greed, then it will make no difference whether you have $1 million dollars when the crash comes or just $1.00. The only work that will ultimately bring any good to any of us is the work of contributing to the healing of the world.

In Western Civilization, our elders are books.

An important aspect of the Eurasian worldview is an absolute denial of Western civilization. In the opinion of the Eurasians, the West with its ideology of liberalism is an absolute evil.

Western civilization quote Laughter ... the most civilized music in the world.

Laughter ... the most civilized music in the world.

If the ego is not regularly and repeatedly dissolved in the unbounded hyperspace of the Transcendent Other, there will always be slow drift away from the sense of self as part of nature’s larger whole. The ultimate consequence of this drift is the fatal ennui that now permeates Western Civilization.

Not only is patriotism disdained, the very basis for pride in one's country and culture is systematically undermined in our educational institutions at all levels. The achievements of western civilization are buried in histories that portray every human sin found here as if they were peculiarities of the west.

To be sure, the story of Hurricane Katrina does have a moral for anyone not deliberately blind. The races are different. Blacks and whites are different. When blacks are left entirely to their own devices, Western Civilization-any kind of civilization-disappears.

Western civilization quote There is no civil nor religios law, that has broken, nor can break the bond of f

There is no civil nor religios law, that has broken, nor can break the bond of fraternity which nature has established between men.

But once we recognize that many ideas that are taken to be quintessentially Western have also flourished in other civilizations, we also see that these ideas are not as culture-specific as is sometimes claimed. We need not begin with pessimism, at least on this ground, about the prospects of reasoned humanism in the world.

The Western front is the important one in this war - the intersection between Islam and a liberal democratic tradition so mired in self-loathing it would rather destroy our civilization just to demonstrate its multicultural bona fides.

Whatever happens in the country, whatever warfare harasses our land, we will never relinquish our hold on Western learning. As long as this school of ours stands, Japan remains a civilized nation of the world.

Western civilization quote In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics.

In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics.

Has it struck you that the music which is regarded as the most sublime in western civilization, which is the music of Bach, is called baroque?

Some Westerners […] have argued that the West does not have problems with Islam but only with violent Islamist extremists. Fourteen hundred years of history demonstrate otherwise.

The separation of sex from emotion is at the very foundations of Western culture and civilization.

Western civilization quote Wine is the most civilized thing in the world

Wine is the most civilized thing in the world

Ancient and oriental civilizations were more sensitive than we are to the cycles of things; to the succession of generations, both divine and human; and to change within stasis. Western man is virtually alone in wanting to make his God into a fortress and personal immortality into a bulwark against time.

I believe that the civilization India evolved is not to be beaten in the world.

Nothing can equal the seeds sown by our ancestors, Rome went, Greece shared the same fate; the might of the Pharaohs was broken; Japan has become Westernized; of China nothing can be said; but India is still, somehow or other, sound at the foundation.

The things I believed in dont exist any more.

It's foolish to pretend that they do. Western Civilization finally went up in smoke in the chimneys at Dachau but I was too infatuated to see it. I see it now.

Western civilization quote We have created a Star Wars civilization with Stone Age emotions, medieval insti

We have created a Star Wars civilization with Stone Age emotions, medieval institutions and godlike technology.

But you have to understand, my beard is so nasty.

I mean, it's the only beard in the history of Western civilization that makes Bob Dylan's beard look good.

I should like to say that I am as proud of my Chinese heritage and background as I am devoted to modern science, a part of human civilization of Western origin, to which I have dedicated and I shall continue to dedicate my work.

It is the West that has liberated women, racial minorities, religious minorities, and gays and lesbians, recognizing and defending their rights. The notions of freedom and human rights were present at the dawn of Western civilization, as ideals at least, but have gradually come to fruition through supreme acts of self-criticism.

Barring a miracle, the family that has existed since antiquity will likely crumble, presaging the fall of Western civilization itself. This is a time for concerted prayer, divine wisdom and greater courage than we have ever been called upon to exercise.

When blacks are left entirely to their own devices, Western civilization - any kind of civilization - disappears.

Science has done more for the development of western civilization in one hundred years than Christianity did in eighteen hundred years.

Well, we can't afford blindness anymore.

There are tens of thousands of thugs who loathe liberty and love death, and want to annihilate Western civilization.

My tendency to idealize Western civilization arises from my nationalistic desire to use the West in order to reform China. But this has led me to overlook the flaws of Western culture.

It's just a show. It's not the end of Western Civilization. It's chewing gum.

In our western civilization we have the glorious example, the great standard of perfection and the teachings of the Christ to guide us. He acts for us as Mediator between our personality and our Soul.

So long as Muslims continue looking towards Western civilization as the only force that could regenerate their own stagnant society, they destroy their self-confidence and, indirectly, support the Western assertion that Islam is a "spent force".

And so, inevitably, one returns to the centre of Western culture, Greece, and we have never, in any sense, lost our ties with the architectural concepts that this country's ancient civilization explored and demonstrated, nor with the political and social freedom that lay behind them.

John Stockton is one of the true marvels, not just of basketball, or in America, but in the history of Western Civilization!

The writer in western civilization has become not a voice of his tribe, but of his individuality. This is a very narrow-minded situation.

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