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The culture industry not so much adapts to the reactions of its customers as it counterfeits them.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


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 ~


The center of Western culture is Greece, and we have never lost our ties with the architectural concepts of that ancient civilization.
~By Stephen Gardiner ~


Whenever I hear the word culture, I reach for my Browning!
~By Hermann Goering ~


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


To me, the decathlon is its own little society and I am part of that culture.
~By Dan O'Brien ~


But what is more, if we have succeeded in adding to the basic understanding of our universe and ourselves, we will have made a contribution to the totality of human culture.
~By Haldan Keffer Hartline ~


We stand strong together - as Americans - many cultures, races and faiths, but one nation under God.
~By Bob Taft ~


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 ~


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 ~


How did we suddenly become entranced with gangster culture? I saw it this morning on campus. When did the black community say we should all look like criminals?
~By Tim Reid ~


I have always regarded global development as a struggle between the forces of good and evil. Not to be simplified as a struggle between Jesus and Satan, since I do not consider that the process is restricted to our own sphere of culture.
~By Alva Myrdal ~


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 ~


I really want to do a book on the history of the no-wave music scene in New York, how it extended out and formed lots of other things. It was such a great visual culture.
~By Thurston Moore ~


At first, we couldn't be establishment, because we didn't have any money. We were guerrilla marketers, and we still are, a little bit. But, as we became No. 1 in our industry, we've had to modify our culture and become a bit more planned.
~By Phil Knight ~


Every major religion today is a winner in the Darwinian struggle waged among cultures, and none ever flourished by tolerating its rivals.
~By E. O. Wilson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


So we have to be careful because if you don't protect your culture you won't have it for very long.
~By Yahoo Serious ~


We have not invaded anyone. We have not conquered anyone. We have not grabbed their land, their culture, their history and tried to enforce our way of life on them.
~By Abdul Kalam ~


Russia is a part of European culture. Therefore, it is with difficulty that I imagine NATO as an enemy.
~By Vladimir Putin ~


The chief function of the city is to convert power into form, energy into culture, dead matter into the living symbols of art, biological reproduction into social creativity.
~By Lewis Mumford ~


By ignoring a lot of American culture you can write more interesting stories. Unfortunately, if you were writing about America as it is, you'd be writing about a lot of people sitting in front of television sets.
~By Richard Russo ~


Businesses often forget about the culture, and ultimately, they suffer for it because you can't deliver good service from unhappy employees.
~By Tony Hsieh ~


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


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 ~


The moment you give up your principles, and your values, you are dead, your culture is dead, your civilization is dead. Period.
~By Oriana Fallaci ~


Better than anything else in our culture, it enables fathers and sons to speak on a level playing field while building up from within a personal history of shared experience - a group history - that may be tapped into at will in years to come.
~By John Thorn ~


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 ~


I love Caribbean food. It's a great melting pot of so many cultures including the Native Americans.
~By Bob Greene ~


The question was heatedly debated of how much Western culture should be brought into China.
~By Chen Ning Yang ~


You have to be strong enough to say if the culture doesn't work, don't buy it.
~By Mitch Albom ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


The marriage of a man and woman is the most enduring human institution, honored in all cultures and by every religious faith. It's in this institution that children are meant to be nurtured. We know this after thousands of years of human experience.
~By Jeff Miller ~


Olympism is a philosophy which, by blending sport with culture, seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of good example and respect for universal ethical principles.
~By Juan Antonio Samaranch ~


I studied Japanese language and culture in college and graduate school, and afterward went to work in Tokyo, where I met a young man whose father was a famous businessman and whose mother was a geisha.
~By Arthur Golden ~


It was this society and culture that among other things - including economic opportunities here and repression in Europe - attracted subsequent generations of immigrants to this country.
~By Samuel P. Huntington ~


Most of my relationships were people in the business. Having said that, me and Tim don't really talk that much about work. He comes into my bit of the house every so often to vent but we don't really have very high, cultured conversations.
~By Helena Bonham Carter ~


Art is such an important part of our culture.
~By Rosanna Arquette ~


I need to talk about Chinese culture. We have deep, strong philosophy and culture. I want to share some information, tell the worldwide audience.
~By Jet Li ~


A monoculture is not only Hollywood, but Americans trying to export democracy.
~By Bernardo Bertolucci ~


Just as the slave master required the slaves to imitate the image he had of them, so women, who live in a relatively powerless position, politically and economically, feel obliged by a kind of implicit force to live up to culture's image of what is female.
~By Susan Griffin ~


I've been very lucky in my long life. On three continents, in diverse cultures, through happy moments, not-so-happy moments, and moments as marvelous as this one, I've had the privilege of working with the cinema's greatest masters.
~By Dino De Laurentiis ~


You have to open your mind. I like the ability to express myself in a deep way. It's the closest music to our humanity - it's like a folk music that rises up out of a culture.
~By Sonny Terry ~


It is impossible to fuse totally with a culture for which you feel a measure of antagonism.
~By Chaim Potok ~


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


Most of the debate over the cultures of death and life is about process. The debate focuses on the technology available to determine how we prolong life and how and when we end it.
~By Suzanne Fields ~


The theory of cultural bias... is the idea that a culture is based on a particular form of organization. It can't be transplanted except to another variant of that organization.
~By Mary Douglas ~


Well, I don't think anyone now would say that they're painting the state of the culture of America. I think that's too grand and pompous a thing for anybody to claim.
~By Donald Judd ~


In both business and personal life, I've always found that travel inspires me more than anything else I do. Evidence of the languages, cultures, scenery, food, and design sensibilities that I discover all over the world can be found in every piece of my jewelry.
~By Ivanka Trump ~


The United States and Turkey are the only two countries that don't have some kind of subsidy for the Arts. The whole culture in society has made certain films more acceptable. I turned down so many films in the '60s and '70s.
~By Alex North ~


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


We've got a major problem in our culture, as it relates to the Internet and pornography and child pornography.
~By John Ashcroft ~


Scientists care deeply about their place in that culture, and their contribution to it.
~By Haldan Keffer Hartline ~


I try not to become too regular an addict of any one subculture.
~By Jonathan Lethem ~


I think in Atlantic Canada, because of what happened in the decades following Confederation, there is a culture of defeat that we have to overcome.
~By Stephen Harper ~


I think everyone is very surprised at how 'Matrix' has become the pop culture phenomenon that it is.
~By Laurence Fishburne ~


And it is this sense that some of us have to contribute to the culture, to the society in ways that may hurt financially, so what? We do it because we are born to do it, we feel we have no other choice and so be it.
~By Gunther Schuller ~


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 ~


The mixture of the Trinidadian people and the Indian people has caused a new culture to emerge.
~By Ismail Merchant ~


The culture of the chairmanship is to be the dominant voice in the Fed. If you have a weak chairman... the markets could be very unsettled.
~By David Jones ~


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 ~


That said, there is a tendency to help the large industrial conglomerate more quickly than the small company you have never heard of. That is something in the culture we are trying to change.
~By Lawrence Eagleburger ~


The welfare culture tells the man he is not a necessary part of the family; he feels dispensable, his wife knows he is dispensable, his children sense it.
~By George Gilder ~


What makes cookbooks interesting is to find out about the people and the culture that invented the food.
~By Vincent Schiavelli ~


Letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thought contend is the policy for promoting the progress of the arts and the sciences and a flourishing culture in our land.
~By Mao Zedong ~


It's not worth it, it's not about money, especially when you're dealing with a culture. It should be about elevating the idea of what we are and who we are as people in the cinema, and that kind of stuff keeps dragging us back down.
~By Antoine Fuqua ~


Two thousand years ago, we lived in a world of Gods and Goddesses. Today, we live in a world solely of Gods. Women in most cultures have been stripped of their spiritual power.
~By Dan Brown ~


The Law of Raspberry Jam: the wider any culture is spread, the thinner it gets.
~By Alvin Toffler ~


Mexico and the U.S. are bound not only because of the common border, but by a shared culture and history.
~By Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador ~


In Old Europe and Ancient Crete, women were respected for their roles in the discovery of agriculture and for inventing the arts of weaving and pottery making.
~By Carol P. Christ ~


We cannot live by power, and a culture that seeks to live by it becomes brutal and sterile. But we can die without it.
~By Max Lerner ~


Americans want our leaders to defend our values, our culture, our legacy of liberty and our way of life, not apologize.
~By Christine O'Donnell ~


Culture must have its ultimate aim in the metaphysical or it will cease to be culture.
~By Johan Huizinga ~


There are things in American culture that want to wipe the class distinction. Blue jeans. Ready-made clothes. Coca-Cola.
~By Leslie Fiedler ~


Our culture runs on coffee and gasoline, the first often tasting like the second.
~By Edward Abbey ~


Of course as children, we all, in all cultures and societies, learn behavior from observation, imitation, and encouragement of various kinds. So by the suggestion made, we all 'pretend' most of the time.
~By Gary Gygax ~


In addition to the research, I enjoyed learning French and assimilating the culture of another country.
~By James Cronin ~


My idols are Janis Joplin and Annie Lennox, who are neither of them from the typical pop culture.
~By Natalie Cole ~


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 ~


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 ~


Overall, the anarchy was the most creative of all periods of Japanese culture for in it there appeared the greatest landscape painting, the culmination of the skill of landscape gardening and the arts of flower arrangement, and the No drama.
~By J. M. Roberts ~


Performing, I can take it or leave it. Horticulture is far more challenging. I'm absolutely fascinated by it.
~By Kim Wilde ~


There are lots of stories about my culture that I think bring a whole other perspective to who we are and where we have been and how we got here that I think need to be done.
~By Joe Morton ~


My parents kept the best aspects of the Asian culture, and they Americanized the family. My mother was a great example for me. She was a working mother with a good career.
~By Andrea Jung ~


Anyone interested in the world generally can't help being interested in young adult culture - in the music, the bands, the books, the fashions, and the way in which the young adult community develops its own language.
~By Margaret Mahy ~


We have forgotten that we have not come to an empty land to inherit it, but we have come to conquer a country from people inhabiting it, that governs it by the virtue of its language and savage culture.
~By Moshe Sharett ~


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 ~


It is a sure sign that a culture has reached a dead end when it is no longer intrigued by its myths.
~By Greil Marcus ~


Culture and possessions, there is the bourgeoisie for you.
~By Thomas Mann ~


Dancing was always part of my culture growing up in Barbados. When I shot my 1st video I worked really hard with my choreographer to perfect the routines.
~By Rihanna ~


And where I grew up in Australia, surfing was a part of culture.
~By Marc Newson ~


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


Today it's not culture; it's box office.
~By Alex North ~


So American culture is itself a hybrid and lends itself to use in other people's hybrids.
~By Todd Gitlin ~


The Irish and British, they love satire, it's a large part of the culture.
~By Ben Nicholson ~


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 ~

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