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Culture means, I think, that you have widened your experience enough through reading and through being a little bit thoughtful about these things that it has changed your outlook in some ways. And not necessarily made you a better human being but made you see things.
~By Joseph Epstein ~


English culture is basically homosexual in the sense that the men only really care about other men.
~By Germaine Greer ~


I sat out a few years because I wasn't really sure what I wanted to do next. So many things were changing in music and in culture, so it seemed like a good time to step back.
~By Beck ~


A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.
~By Marcus Garvey ~


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 ~


We regard those other cultures, such as that of India, where many people live and believe and behave much as they did 1,000 or 2,000 years ago, as undeveloped.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


Porno is the unconsciousness of culture, the libido of humanity.
~By Masami Akita ~


Often, these downplay the power of cultural imperialism - in that sense, playing the game of US interests - by reassuring us that the global success of American mass culture is not as bad as all that.
~By Fredric Jameson ~


I'm always uneasy with messages. I think if there is a message, it's about taking control of your life. Not becoming a victim. Be true to yourself. In essence it's about love in the drug culture.
~By Neil Tennant ~


You have to work at creating your own culture.
~By Mitch Albom ~


The more English is heard in the world, the more gratifying it seems to speak French, and above all to know the culture of our country. They find a kind of French social grace in the language and culture.
~By Bernard Pivot ~


Moral values, and a culture and a religion, maintaining these values are far better than laws and regulations.
~By Swami Sivananda ~


In such diffused changes of culture two factors are necessary: contact and understanding.
~By Hu Shih ~


Culture: the cry of men in face of their destiny.
~By Albert Camus ~


Agriculture is now a motorized food industry, the same thing in its essence as the production of corpses in the gas chambers and the extermination camps, the same thing as blockades and the reduction of countries to famine, the same thing as the manufacture of hydrogen bombs.
~By Martin Heidegger ~


Just in the past few years - since I've been making movies, which isn't a very long time - you now have a culture that is fascinated and informed about the box office in a way that sometimes filmmakers weren't even.
~By Neil LaBute ~


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


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 ~


Well, I am very happy that I was able to play a part in bringing music from the streets onto the radio and into modern culture, I worked very hard and always believed in the sounds I was creating.
~By Ice T ~


Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in theorder of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


Everybody blames the culture without taking responsibility.
~By James Levine ~


What are you going to do to preserve a tradition that is the peculiar and unique culture that Judaism inculcates? The American Jewish community is not going to survive by lining up against its common enemy.
~By Arthur Hertzberg ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I love the culture of grilling. It creates an atmosphere that is festive but casual.
~By Bobby Flay ~


I'm a culture vulture, and I just want to experience it all.
~By Debbie Harry ~


Every aspect of Western culture needs a new code of ethics - a rational ethics - as a precondition of rebirth.
~By Ayn Rand ~


By 3000 B.C. the art of Egypt was so ripe and so far advanced that it is surprising to find any student of early culture proposing that the crude contemporary art of the early Babylonians is the product of a civilization earlier than that of the Nile.
~By James H. Breasted ~


Man's biological weakness is the condition of human culture.
~By Erich Fromm ~


Just as the science and art of agriculture depend upon chemistry and botany, so the art of education depends upon physiology and psychology.
~By Edward Thorndike ~


More than 15 percent of the jobs in Ohio are tied in some way to agriculture. A strong agriculture means a strong economy.
~By John Fisher ~


Basically the school system sets you up with what it wants to set you up with. They're really good at it. I think they're too good. Problem is, what they're doing is conditioning kids to merely accept the culture at hand. But the rebels won't accept it.
~By Jack Bowman ~


I've never understood why artists, who so often condescend to the cliches of their own culture, are so eager to embrace the cliches of cultures they know nothing about.
~By Brad Holland ~


If you keep up with pop culture, everybody knows the joke.
~By Shawn Wayans ~


Culture, which makes talent shine, is not completely ours either, nor can we place it solely at our disposal. Rather, it belongs mainly to our country, which gave it to us, and to humanity, from which we receive it as a birthright.
~By Jose Marti ~


If you take different mythologies from different cultures, the names may change and the story lines may vary but there is always something in common.
~By Maynard James Keenan ~


Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable of being.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


In the transmission of human culture, people always attempt to replicate, to pass on to the next generation the skills and values of the parents, but the attempt always fails because cultural transmission is geared to learning, not DNA.
~By Gregory Bateson ~


Learning has always been made much of, but forgetting has always been deprecated; therefore pedantry has pretty well established itself throughout the modern world at the expense of culture.
~By Albert J. Nock ~


When certain branches of the economy become obsolete, as in the case of the steel industry, not only do jobs disappear, which is obviously a terrible social hardship, but certain cultures also disappear.
~By Peter L. Berger ~


I have made more friends for American culture than the State Department. Certainly I have made fewer enemies, but that isn't very difficult.
~By Arthur Miller ~


I'm trying to trick people into thinking about the unthinkable by using pop culture images.
~By John Shirley ~


Very simply, the culture of another people does not have to be accepted when it is subhuman!
~By Armstrong Williams ~


German is more familiar now since I live part of the year in Rome and part in the German part of Switzerland. But it's not difficult to sing in German; it's difficult to feel in German. This takes time. It's a culture.
~By Cecilia Bartoli ~


When future archaeologists dig up the remains of California, they're going to find all of those gyms their scary-looking gym equipment, and they're going to assume that we were a culture obsessed with torture.
~By Doug Coupland ~


Culture is the tacit agreement to let the means of subsistence disappear behind the purpose of existence. Civilization is the subordination of the latter to the former.
~By Karl Kraus ~


I say it is indispensable to look ahead of and behind oneself in the present. If there is such a thing as tradition, and I believe there is, it can only exist in the sense of the most profound movements of culture.
~By Robert Delaunay ~


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 ~


I mention my age because I find people in this country - women, not men, of course - women are so troubled by their age. There's a culture of youth, and it's a phony culture.
~By Teresa Heinz ~


The whole drive of western culture, the part of it which is serious, is towards an extreme objectification. It's carried to the point where the human subject is treated almost as if it's dirt in the works of a watch.
~By Henry Flynt ~


However muted its present appearance may be, sexual dominion obtains nevertheless as perhaps the most pervasive ideology of our culture and provides its most fundamental concept of power.
~By Kate Millett ~


Your basic person wants to talk about material culture, internet culture. I think about God, cats, nature.
~By Billy Corgan ~


I've been traveling all over the world for 25 years, performing, talking to people, studying their cultures and musical instruments, and I always come away with more questions in my head than can be answered.
~By Yo-Yo Ma ~


Dream study impacts culture. We are put in touch with the inner poet who dreams. We hear our inner, subjective response to the outer world. That helps spiritualize our lives.
~By Henry Reed ~


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


We now have a whole culture based on the assumption that people know nothing and so anything can be said to them.
~By Stephen Vizinczey ~


Without culture, and the relative freedom it implies, society, even when perfect, is but a jungle. This is why any authentic creation is a gift to the future.
~By Albert Camus ~


We should never denigrate any other culture but rather help people to understand the relationship between their own culture and the dominant culture. When you understand another culture or language, it does not mean that you have to lose your own culture.
~By Edward T. Hall ~


The adequate study of culture, our own and those on the opposite side of the globe, can press on to fulfillment only as we learn today from the humanities as well as from the scientists.
~By Ruth Benedict ~


Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit.
~By Jawaharlal Nehru ~


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


There's an assault on human sexuality, as Judge Scalia said, they've taken sides in the culture war and on top of that if we have a democracy, the democratic processes should be that we can elect representatives who will share our point of view and vote those things into law.
~By Pat Robertson ~


We're so afraid of death in our culture, but I think if we understand it better, then we'll appreciate the life we have more.
~By Naomi Watts ~


Just as there's garbage that pollutes the Potomac river, there is garbage polluting our culture. We need an Environmental Protection Agency to clean it up.
~By Patrick Buchanan ~


I do like things that are not necessarily a reflection of what is considered the right thing by this culture. Somehow, promoting that status quo I find uninteresting.
~By Crispin Glover ~


If we ever start communicating with living creatures from other planets, the number one priority is, how are you going to communicate information? Even between different cultures here on Earth, you get into communication problems.
~By Story Musgrave ~


In microbiology the roles of mutation and selection in evolution are coming to be better understood through the use of bacterial cultures of mutant strains.
~By Edward Lawrie Tatum ~


Having had that experience... I think, what modern culture wants to see is the relationship with the woman. I don't think you can tell a story on film nowadays where the woman simply is there for the man when he decides to settle down.
~By Tom Selleck ~


In our culture we have such respect for musical instruments, they are like part of God.
~By Ravi Shankar ~


Towns are suffering from all these things, we should unite until we are all satisfied, man cannot be killing each other as if we were animals, as if we had no culture; that is a lack of culture.
~By Compay Segundo ~


If you see in any given situation only what everybody else can see, you can be said to be so much a representative of your culture that you are a victim of it.
~By S. I. Hayakawa ~


Looking at female candidates today, other women are the hardest on them, especially older women who were brought up in a different culture.
~By Eleanor Clift ~


Never tire yourself more than necessary, even if you have to found a culture on the fatigue of your bones.
~By Antonin Artaud ~


As a culture I see us as presently deprived of subtleties. The music is loud, the anger is elevated, sex seems lacking in sweetness and privacy.
~By Shelley Berman ~


With the introduction of agriculture mankind entered upon a long period of meanness, misery, and madness, from which they are only now being freed by the beneficent operation of the machine.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


We humans are an extremely important manifestation of the replication bomb, because it is through us - through our brains, our symbolic culture and our technology - that the explosion may proceed to the next stage and reverberate through deep space.
~By Richard Dawkins ~


Just learning to think in another language allows you to see your own culture in a better viewpoint.
~By Gates McFadden ~


How do you make any sense of history, art or literature without knowing the stories and iconography of your own culture and all the world's main religions?
~By Polly Toynbee ~


Not a single piece of material culture - not a single object - has been found at Giza that can be interpreted to come from a lost civilization.
~By Zahi Hawass ~


Although, this is often used with negative connotations, I see ideology as an inherent part of culture.
~By Dario Fo ~


You can't walk alone. Many have given the illusion, but none have really walked alone. Man is not made that way. Each man is bedded in his people, their history, their culture, and their values.
~By Peter Abrahams ~


A serious problem in America is the gap between academe and the mass media, which is our culture. Professors of humanities, with all their leftist fantasies, have little direct knowledge of American life and no impact whatever on public policy.
~By Camille Paglia ~


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


Every now and again, the alternative culture is cherished by the mainstream for what it is, rather than how it should be, like the mainstream popular music.
~By Thurston Moore ~


Sometimes in the black culture, being raised as an independent woman is misconstrued as someone who doesn't need a man. I think that's wrong. I think we all need someone.
~By Boris Kodjoe ~


If a church offers no truth that is not available in the general culture - in, for instance, the editorials of the New York Times or, for that matter, of National Review - there is not much reason to pay it attention.
~By Richard John Neuhaus ~


Before the discovery of agriculture mankind was everywhere so divided, the size of each group being determined by the natural fertility of its locality.
~By Arthur Keith ~


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 ~


When you have an idea for a story, you want those characters to reach as many people as you can. I think you normally think of prose as a way of doing that. It fits our time, the culture.
~By Robert Morgan ~


The teacher of history's work should be, ideally, not simply a description of past cultures, but a performance of the culture in which we live and are increasingly taking our being.
~By William Irwin Thompson ~


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 ~


I think it was when I was nineteen, by that time the Jewish laws were already in force and the split was beginning to come about which isolated the Jewish culture.
~By Gyorgy Legeti ~


Many cultures have independently developed a belief system in reincarnation that includes return of the unit of consciousness to another physical lifetime on Earth.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


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 ~


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


There's been progress toward seeing that nature and culture are not opposing terms, and that wilderness is not the only kind of landscape for environmentalists to concern themselves with.
~By Michael Pollan ~


The culture is going into a psychological depression. We are concerned about our place in the world, about being competitive: Will my children have as much as I have? Will I ever own my own home? How can I pay for a new car? Are immigrants taking away my white world?
~By James Hillman ~


I don't think anyone could write about another culture and get it 100 percent accurate.
~By Elizabeth George ~


Great companies have high cultures of accountability, it comes with this culture of criticism I was talking about before, and I think our culture is strong on that.
~By Steve Ballmer ~

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