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It is confusing, because in this culture we really don't have anything that corresponds to geisha.
~By Arthur Golden ~


A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends.
~By Henry A. Wallace ~


The purpose of education is to keep a culture from being drowned in senseless repetitions, each of which claims to offer a new insight.
~By Harold Rosenberg ~


Science is an integral part of culture. It's not this foreign thing, done by an arcane priesthood. It's one of the glories of the human intellectual tradition.
~By Stephen Jay Gould ~


When I was 24 I went to Nigeria and it was such a culture shock, growing up in Australia and suddenly being the only white man in this unit full of black men.
~By Bruce Beresford ~


I'm not allowing my perspective to be dictated by the dominant culture.
~By Holly Near ~


Postman is a media analyst and his theory is that television doesn't influence our culture, but that it is our culture and the presidency and anything that relies on television.
~By Val Kilmer ~


Civilization is a youth with a molotov cocktail in his hand. Culture is the Soviet tank or L.A. cop that guns him down.
~By Edward Abbey ~


The commencement speech is not, I think, a wholly satisfactory manifestation of our culture.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


Some of the substance of English words, I just don't understand at all because the culture's so strange to me.
~By Chow Yun Fat ~


God exists, if only in the form of a meme with high survival value, or infective power, in the environment provided by human culture.
~By Richard Dawkins ~


So uncritically do we accept the idea of property in culture that we don't even question when the control of that property removes our ability, as a people, to develop our culture democratically.
~By Lawrence Lessig ~


A lot of knowledge in any kind of an organization is what we call task knowledge. These are things that people who have been there a long time understand are important, but they may not know how to talk about them. It's often called the culture of the organization.
~By Howard Gardner ~


The various forms of intellectual activity which together make up the culture of an age, move for the most part from different starting-points, and by unconnected roads.
~By Walter Pater ~


Shaft was a pop culture figure along t he lines of, I guess, Dirty Harry - except that he wasn't as much of a racist. So yeah, I was always a fan.
~By Jeffrey Wright ~


The Holocaust committed by the Nazis turned this country, where most of the European Jews used to live and where their culture used to flourish, into a massive grave. This is why initiatives to revive Jewish culture in Poland is so important.
~By Marek Belka ~


I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music.
~By Billy Joel ~


The target market is for people who have not been entrenched in Web culture.
~By John Patrick ~


I think it talks about that there needs to be some proactive attack against drugs infiltrating our culture.
~By Joe Morton ~


I began demonstrating against serious culture. In hindsight, the actual course of events has been very humiliating for me, because no one picked up on the intellectual critique I made.
~By Henry Flynt ~


It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it.
~By W. H. Auden ~


The trick of making movies in this culture is how to not give up everything that makes them worthwhile in order to get them made - and that's a tricky balance.
~By Alex Winter ~


Past conference topics have included strengthening the role of fathers in children's lives, the impact of the media culture on children, the delicate balance between work and family, and family involvement in education.
~By Tipper Gore ~


Jerusalem is a festival and a lamentation. Its song is a sigh across the ages, a delicate, robust, mournful psalm at the great junction of spiritual cultures.
~By David K. Shipler ~


I'd love to do a musical. I've been known to have a good step or two. I'm half Samoan, you know, and part of our culture is singing and dancing daily.
~By Dwayne Johnson ~


I came to office promising major ethics reform to end the culture of self-dealing. And today, that ethics reform is a law. While I was at it, I got rid of a few things in the governor's office that I didn't believe our citizens should have to pay for. That luxury jet was over-the-top. I put it on eBay.
~By Sarah Palin ~


The Chinese culture belongs not only to the Chinese but also to the whole world.
~By Jinato Hu ~


The concept that an artist would be revered by popular culture is an immediate dismissal of his relevance as an artist.
~By Thomas Kinkade ~


What becomes fascinating is the way the culture industry doesn't deny it and doesn't try to mitigate it, but tries to sell its products as a way of liberating oneself.
~By Thomas Frank ~


Our incapacity to comprehend other cultures stems from our insistence on measuring things in our own terms.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


For hundreds of years Iranians have been migrating to many parts of the world. They took Islamic culture to other parts of the world and established it there.
~By Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ~


I don't have space to enter into the examples or the history of this, so I'm left with having to make the bold statement that culture is extinct.
~By Vivienne Westwood ~


But again, we, I think, over the years have set the example for a lot of nations that may not have had the same values, the same type of coming out of the same culture that we as Americans have and enjoy. But we can be an example, a role model for them.
~By Hugh Shelton ~


In my book I don't just demonstrate that free enterprise is the most efficient way of organizing an economy - which it is. I also show that it's an expression of American values, and, thus, that a fight for free enterprise is very much a fight for our culture.
~By Arthur C. Brooks ~


Vision without power does bring moral elevation but cannot give a lasting culture.
~By Muhammad Iqbal ~


In this country, the health concerns and the environmental concerns are as deep as in Europe. All the surveys show that. But here, we didn't have the cultural dimension. This is a fast-food culture.
~By Jeremy Rifkin ~


At Cardozo, study of law is part of a larger culture. You can get a law degree and make a good living, but it is best that you do that having studied the discipline for its own inherent merit, because you love studying.
~By Norman Lamm ~


High tech companies that focus on research, development and production will learn that they can be the perfect complement to our world-renowned agriculture heritage.
~By Alan Autry ~


I didn't choose Russia but Russia chose me. I had been fascinated from an early age by the culture, the language, the literature and the history to the place.
~By Helen Dunmore ~


Asia is rich in people, rich in culture and rich in resources. It is also rich in trouble.
~By Hubert H. Humphrey ~


When you learn something from people, or from a culture, you accept it as a gift, and it is your lifelong commitment to preserve it and build on it.
~By Yo-Yo Ma ~


We're the biggest food and agriculture company in the world.
~By Dwayne Andreas ~


Those who speak of our culture as dead or dying have a quarrel with life, and I think they cannot understand its terms, but must endlessly repeat the projection of their own desires.
~By Muriel Rukeyser ~


It is just not enough to strengthen the secret services for the fight against terrorism but it's also necessary to advance dialogue between cultures.
~By Horst Koehler ~


Just as we know rationally that the time will come when each of us as individuals will perish, so we know that our country, our culture and our species cannot exist for ever. Sometime there must be an end.
~By Harrison Brown ~


An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture.
~By Jean Cocteau ~


It is of the essence of imaginative culture that it transcends the limits both of the naturally possible and of the morally acceptable.
~By Northrop Frye ~


It's trite to say that the world has gotten smaller in the age of globalization, but my travels have told me that it's wrong to think this means there is some kind of uniform world culture.
~By Norman Spinrad ~


I kind of worry about that a little bit - we lost our film culture for 30 years because the Americans came in and bought up all the cinema chains and wouldn't show any Australian films.
~By Yahoo Serious ~


One gets tired of the role critics are supposed to have in this culture: It's like being the piano player in a whorehouse; you don't have any control over the action going on upstairs.
~By Robert Hughes ~


The intellectual force of the West is still dominant, but other cultures are getting stronger. I expect that we will develop a new way of thinking in architecture and urban planning, and that less will be based on our models.
~By Rem Koolhaas ~


It's because we are so flooded with American culture that we're startled when we see ourselves up there on the screen.
~By Yahoo Serious ~


As Congress continues to debate ways to address illegal immigration, we must remember the many hard-working legal immigrants that contribute so much to our nation's economy and culture.
~By Bob Filner ~


There is a tendency around the world today to copy TV culture. And that is not always a virtue.
~By Francis Arinze ~


America is not just a democracy, it represents a certain culture of competitive mobility and personality aspirations, politics is not merely a clash of interests, but a clash of dreams.
~By David Brooks ~


Culture is a way of coping with the world by defining it in detail.
~By Malcolm Bradbury ~


This call for a new culture is not a new idea.
~By John Hutton ~


The beginnings of the hacker culture as we know it today can be conveniently dated to 1961, the year MIT acquired the first PDP-1.
~By Eric S. Raymond ~


I think you learn a lot about a country from its art. To me, it's part of the drama of life. It teaches you that there are places, moments and incidents in other cultures that genuinely have a life of their own.
~By Michael Palin ~


If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place.
~By Margaret Mead ~


The question we all face is what sort of culture we will live in for the rest of our lives and then hand on to the next generation - one that embraces these most basic of values, or one that collapses because of their absence.
~By Tammy Bruce ~


Materialist philosophies that treat human beings as machines or animals possess the high ground in our culture - academia, the most powerful media and many of our courts.
~By Marvin Olasky ~


It is simply not part of my culture to preserve notes. I have never heard of a writer preserving his early drafts.
~By Naguib Mahfouz ~


Poverty is multidimensional. It extends beyond money incomes to education, health care, political participation and advancement of one's own culture and social organisation.
~By Atal Bihari Vajpayee ~


Unquestionably, our contemporary world of music is far richer, in a sense, than earlier periods, due to the historical and geographical extensions of culture to which I have referred.
~By George Crumb ~


Ancient eschatological texts are actually maps of the inner territories of the psyche that seem to transcend race and culture and originate in the collective unconscious.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


As an integral part of the Department of Agriculture, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service monitors our Nation's agriculture to protect against agricultural pests and diseases.
~By Mike Rogers ~


Is it possible that literacy standards are falling because young Australians are growing up in a culture in which they can be entertained and informed, and in which they can communicate effectively, without having to master any but the most rudimentary literacy skills?
~By Hugh Mackay ~


There are some liberals eager to embrace a culture void of morals, but the majority of America is made up of honest, hard-working families who turned out in droves to protect the traditional way of life.
~By John Doolittle ~


Man's survival, from the time of Adam and Eve until the invention of agriculture, must have been precarious because of his inability to ensure his food supply.
~By Norman Borlaug ~


But one of the most fantastic things about Ireland and Dublin is that the pubs are like Paris and the cafe culture. And Dublin, in many ways, is a pub culture.
~By Hugh Dancy ~


That the potential to become Level 5 exists in you and me and the people we work with and that it is then a process or a journey to nurture that seed... in a culture by and large that doesn't reinforce it.
~By James Collins ~


It's ironic that in our culture everyone's biggest complaint is about not having enough time; yet nothing terrifies us more than the thought of eternity.
~By Dennis Miller ~


Culture of the mind must be subservient to the heart.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Race wasn't an issue. My family was French, but Yorkville was a melting pot of races and cultures.
~By Bob Cousy ~


The cornerstone of the political correctness that dominates campus culture is radical feminism.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


The way we make sense of a realistic text is through the same broad ideological frame as the way we make sense of our social experience or rather, the way we are made sense of by the discourses of our culture.
~By John Fiske ~


Profits might also increase, because improvements might take place in agriculture, or in the implements of husbandry, which would augment the produce with the same cost of production.
~By David Ricardo ~


There's an assumption in many of these cultures that these children are mentally retarded, when in fact they're not at all. I saw how the operation affects the child, as well as the child's family and often the village.
~By Roma Downey ~


It was called the Reclaim Guide. It was just a general protest guide that went over security culture and stuff like that. A small portion of that guide dealt with explosives information.
~By Sherman Austin ~


We fully support the strikes against terrorist targets, not against the country, not against the culture, not against a religion, but against an enemy of them all.
~By Ricardo Lagos ~


There is something terribly wrong with a culture inebriated by noise and gregariousness.
~By George Steiner ~


The whole surf culture is starting to embrace women a lot more.
~By Michelle Rodriguez ~


I think the international appeal of SF is quite understandable since the kinds of people who like to read it, are, by the nature of the beast, interested in other cultures, of which other nations on Earth are the closest available example.
~By Stanley Schmidt ~


The nation will benefit in the long term if it continues to be open to foreign expertise. This will help the country to establish its business culture and environment faster, based on international best practice.
~By Hassanal Bolkiah ~


We must then build a proper relationship between the richest and the poorest countries based on our desire that they are able to fend for themselves with the investment that is necessary in their agriculture, so that Africa is not a net importer of food, but an exporter of food.
~By Gordon Brown ~


The tunes, rhythms, and messages are drawn mainly from secular culture.
~By Richard Morris ~


From blood banking to the modern subway, from jazz to social justice, the contributions of African Americans have shaped and molded and influenced our national culture and our national character.
~By Bill Frist ~


In the olden days, everybody sang. You were expected to sing as well as talk. It was a mark of the cultured man to sing.
~By Leonard Bernstein ~


The more decadent a culture gets, the more they have a need for what they don't have at all, which is innocence, so you end up with kiddie porn and a perverse obsession with youth.
~By Joni Mitchell ~


Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?
~By Ernest Gaines ~


As I have pointed out, it is the Christian tradition that is the most fundamental element in Western culture. It lies at the base not only of Western religion, but also of Western morals and Western social idealism.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


Black culture is something I don't relate to much at all.
~By Dennis Rodman ~


Well, it's an adventure story, and a Bildungsroman, of course, but there was also the intention to describe a culture that had been seen in rather narrow terms.
~By John M. Ford ~


Culture's essential service to a religion is to destroy intellectual idolatry, the recurrent tendency in religion to replace the object of its worship with its present understanding and forms of approach to that object.
~By Northrop Frye ~


The rapprochement of peoples is only possible when differences of culture and outlook are respected and appreciated rather than feared and condemned, when the common bond of human dignity is recognized as the essential bond for a peaceful world.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


A nation's culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


I have observed, too, that the people of the many countries that I have visited are showing an ever increasing interest in the classical and traditional music of their own cultures.
~By George Crumb ~


The idea of the sacred is quite simply one of the most conservative notions in any culture, because it seeks to turn other ideas - uncertainty, progress, change - into crimes.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


Of course, nobody would deny the importance of human beings for theological thinking, but the time span of history that theologians think about is a few thousand years of human culture rather than the fifteen billion years of the history of the universe.
~By John Polkinghorne ~

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