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  • a time of darkness deeper than the time between the collapse of classical civilisation and the Italian Renaissance. But we are also capable of using our
    31 KB (3,777 words) - 21:12, 8 November 2015
  • barbarism to civilisation. I doubt if they have given it a long enough trial. Like the people of Alexandria, they are bored by civilisation; but all the
    26 KB (3,796 words) - 22:28, 12 July 2015
  • gods, but there ought to be. As quoted in The Home Book of Quotations, Classical and Modern (1937) by Burton Egbert Stevenson When Alexander the
    19 KB (2,617 words) - 18:55, 18 July 2016
  • knowledge and ignorance, power and subjection, liberty and bondage, civilisation and barbarity, have all their offices and duties, all serve for the formation
    19 KB (2,868 words) - 02:17, 23 July 2016
  • We never can have a true view of man unless we have a love for him. Civilisation must be judged and prized, not by the amount of power it has developed
    29 KB (4,162 words) - 19:36, 21 May 2016
  • the bath, the elegant banquet. All this in their ignorance they called civilisation, when it was but a part of their servitude. As translated by Alfred John
    14 KB (1,927 words) - 21:30, 29 May 2016
  • destruction of space itself). Will this happen before our technical civilisation disintegrates, leaving this as a might-have-been? Will the self-sustaining
    16 KB (2,461 words) - 04:25, 1 May 2016
  • destruction of space itself). Will this happen before our technical civilisation disintegrates, leaving this as a might-have-been? Will the self-sustaining
    4 KB (387 words) - 23:14, 8 March 2016
  • John Stuart Mill (category Classical economists)
    raised two problems which are vital for understanding the Cambridge civilisation of Keynes's day. First, how is one to reconcile the claims of personal
    113 KB (18,552 words) - 11:23, 8 June 2016
  • institutions purely democratic must, sooner or later, destroy liberty, or civilisation, or both. Thomas Babington Macaulay, letter to Henry Stephens Randall
    93 KB (13,298 words) - 13:28, 30 May 2016
  • idealism, but at least it will not be possible to say that an expiring civilisation perished without a creative protest. On the occasion of the opening of
    15 KB (2,209 words) - 23:57, 7 November 2015
  • a being who, thanks to his reason, can rise above the values of his civilisation, in order to judge it from the outside, or from a higher point of view
    27 KB (3,869 words) - 11:46, 9 June 2016
  • effective or that, during the past two centuries, it has shaken our civilisation. Moreover, irrationalist as it is, it nonetheless did appeal precisely
    63 KB (9,848 words) - 13:35, 7 July 2016
  • not safe, or calculated to preserve from the spoilers that degree of civilisation which we have already attained. On the Conservative Party; Skidelsky
    109 KB (16,594 words) - 10:51, 2 July 2016
  • setting down in India adaptations of the European classical styles as emblems of a conquering civilisation. But the imperial city, over 200 years of its development
    20 KB (2,739 words) - 11:10, 14 November 2015
  • the whole nation. p. 33 From the nation they draw all the benefits of civilisation, enlightenment, progress, and social and political institutions, as well
    5 KB (783 words) - 01:51, 11 October 2015
  • later British, economist and philosopher most famous for his defense of classical liberalism. In 1974, Hayek shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic
    129 KB (19,770 words) - 12:26, 9 July 2016
  • Cyrus H. Gordon (category Classical scholars)
    Introduction The thesis of this book is simply that Greek and Hebrew civilisations are parallel structures built upon the same East Mediterranean foundation
    28 KB (4,029 words) - 19:58, 13 September 2015
  • (1988) Prologue. If it is a dying craft we can't do anything about it. Civilisation moves on. Where are all the fresco painters now? Where are the landscape
    90 KB (13,484 words) - 18:32, 24 July 2016
  • superior weapons to loot and murder, in their madness they obliterated a civilisation. In the name of piety, in a mockery of their religion, the Spaniards
    107 KB (15,757 words) - 16:29, 7 March 2016

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