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I think that one possible definition of our modern culture is that it is one in which nine-tenths of our intellectuals can't read any poetry.
~By Randall Jarrell ~


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 ~


Throughout history, it took centuries for the habits of one culture to materially affect another. Now, that which becomes popular in one country can sweep through others within months.
~By Dee Hock ~


They're not put on earth to be martyrs; they have to want to come out. It depends on your culture, where you work, where you live. Each person's circumstances are unique.
~By Billie Jean King ~


The Ice Storm, because of the movie, has had, or is to have, a vigorous life in other cultures.
~By Rick Moody ~


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 ~


I'm the Latin artist who has been the most successful in history at representing the Latin culture. The stylings of my words are immodest, but it's the truth.
~By Julio Iglesias ~


The function of literature, through all its mutations, has been to make us aware of the particularity of selves, and the high authority of the self in its quarrel with its society and its culture. Literature is in that sense subversive.
~By Lionel Trilling ~


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 ~


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 ~


Texas has been hit especially hard this year by a continuing drought, threatening high winds and increasingly destructive range fires. Simply, these conditions have lead to extremely adverse conditions in the agriculture industry.
~By Michael McCaul ~


The challenge is the culture. You have to have a vision for the BBC-it can't merely be that it's big and has a place in the market.
~By Jonathan Dimbleby ~


And yet, in a culture like ours, which is given to material comforts, and addicted to forms of entertainment that offer immediate gratification, it is surprising that so much poetry is written.
~By Mark Strand ~


Therefore reinforcing a stereotype, therefore thinking that the entire Indian culture is just made of people that are against their children's decisions.
~By Parminder Nagra ~


I have this massive love for the whole culture of pop music. It's my fascination, my ongoing passion.
~By Siobhan Fahey ~


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 ~


There's been a lot of discussion about NASA culture and changing that. I think our culture has always been one of trying to do a very difficult job and do it well.
~By Mark Kelly ~


I believe that in a great city, or even in a small city or a village, a great theater is the outward and visible sign of an inward and probable culture.
~By Laurence Olivier ~


Pop culture is great, but it can be bad, at times.
~By Aisha Tyler ~


The world has become more complex as technology and easy travel mixes cultures without homogenizing them.
~By Norman Spinrad ~


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 ~


Because when you have millions of people with this kind of need for gratification, and the culture is saying that it's possible for everyone to satisfy all of their needs and desires all of the time, there are obviously going to be clashes - clashes of ego.
~By Taylor Hackford ~


The Muslims refuse our culture and try to impose their culture on us. I reject them, and this is not only my duty toward my culture-it is toward my values, my principles, my civilization.
~By Oriana Fallaci ~


The deepest problems of modern life derive from the claim of the individual to preserve the autonomy and individuality of his existence in the face of overwhelming social forces, of historical heritage, of external culture, and of the technique of life.
~By Georg Simmel ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Our institute's agenda is relatively simple. We study the relationship between social-economic change and culture. By culture we mean beliefs, values and lifestyles. We cover a broad range of issues, and we work very internationally.
~By Peter L. Berger ~


Blacks who have not succumbed to the victim culture have been, are, and will be doing quite well - all on their own, without handouts, affirmative action, and other patronizing measures.
~By Tammy Bruce ~


When you look at Japanese traditional architecture, you have to look at Japanese culture and its relationship with nature. You can actually live in a harmonious, close contact with nature - this very unique to Japan.
~By Tadao Ando ~


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 ~


The Ancient Games are relatively obscure to most Olympians, but to understand just what the Games are about, it is really necessary to investigate the roots and the meaning that has transformed culture and society for so many years.
~By Bill Toomey ~


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 ~


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


Xenophobia manifests itself especially against civilizations and cultures that are weak because they lack economic resources, means of subsistence or land. So nomadic people are the first targets of this kind of aggression.
~By Antonio Tabucchi ~


The Church cannot be content to live in its stained-glass house and throw stones through the picture window of modern culture.
~By Robert McAfee Brown ~


Well unfortunately I didn't work with Andre much. But rap is a strong presence in the culture and anyone is going to grateful for its appearance, grateful for any kind of music that has the kind of effect that rap has had on us all.
~By Harvey Keitel ~


We expected that people were just waiting for the collapse of the Soviet Union, or at least for its retreat, and they were going to be full of initiative in all areas of life - in culture, in economy and in politics.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


Olympism is the marriage of sport and culture.
~By Juan Antonio Samaranch ~


You do not know our culture, our ethics, or the unwritten codes that already provide our society more order than could be obtained by any of your impositions.
~By John Perry Barlow ~


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 ~


If you want to change the culture, you will have to start by changing the organization.
~By Mary Douglas ~


The greatest advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting, in science and literature, in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government.
~By Milton Friedman ~


We are somehow natured, not just to reproduce, but for sociality and even for culture.
~By Leon Kass ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The bastard form of mass culture is humiliated repetition... always new books, new programs, new films, news items, but always the same meaning.
~By Roland Barthes ~


We want people to experience art and think about it. The art reflects our time, it is about our culture.
~By David Elliott ~


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 ~


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


The Bible was written in several languages, embraces many literary forms, and reflects cultures very different from our own. These are important considerations for properly understanding the Bible in its context.
~By Troy Perry ~


California is full of Mexican culture and Mexican music.
~By Harry Dean Stanton ~


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 ~


When I hear the word culture - I release the safety-catch of my Browning.
~By Hanns Johst ~


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


So I feel a responsibility to help first-time film-makers in Brazil, but also to increase the dialogue between film cultures which are really wonderful and so much closer to us than what we do see on our screens.
~By Walter Salles ~


One very important aspect of our contemporary musical culture - some might say the supremely important aspect - is its extension in the historical and geographical senses to a degree unknown in the past.
~By George Crumb ~


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 ~


But the further step, by means of which a civilization is given its quality or culture, is only attained by a process of cellular division, in the course of which the individual is differentiated, made distinct from and independent of the parent group.
~By Herbert Read ~


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 ~


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 try to support groups that are about educating people about different races, different religions, different cultures and different situations so that we can break down the barriers of prejudice and bigotry.
~By Loretta Sanchez ~


Tahiti has been spoiled for many years, but Bali is one of the few cultures with origins in one of the great ancient cultures which is still alive.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


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 ~


I certainly can't speak for all cultures or all societies, but it's clear that in America, poetry serves a very marginal purpose. It's not part of the cultural mainstream.
~By Mark Strand ~


All the culture war issues will be settled by the court.
~By Gary Bauer ~


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 negative side to globalization is that it wipes out entire economic systems and in doing so wipes out the accompanying culture.
~By Peter L. Berger ~


I hope that America as a whole, and especially its architects, will become more seriously involved in producing a new architectural culture that would bring the nation to the apex - where it has stood before - and lead the world.
~By Tadao Ando ~


What I love the most about modeling is that it opens you a lot of different doors of opportunities and takes you to many different places, which then put you in touch with various people and cultures.
~By Karolina Kurkova ~


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 ~


For any culture which is primarily concerned with meaning, the study of death - the only certainty that life holds for us - must be central, for an understanding of death is the key to liberation in life.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


The system of domination is founded on depriving nations of their true identity. It seeks to deprive nations of their culture, identity, self-confidence and in this way dominate them.
~By Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ~


I think that New York is not the cultural centre of America, but the business and administrative centre of American culture.
~By Saul Bellow ~


My father was a diplomat for part of his life and I jumped from country to country and culture to culture.
~By Walter Salles ~


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 ~


If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22, 1963. It came to seem that Kennedy's murder opened some malign trap door in American culture, and the wild bats flapped out.
~By Lance Morrow ~


In this present culture, we need to find the means to work and live together with less aggression if we are to resolve the serious problems that afflict and impede us.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


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


When I started graduate school I was interested in the culture of the Civil Rights Movement.
~By Bernice Johnson Reagon ~


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 ~


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 ~


On my parents' scale of values, the more Western something was, the more cultured it was considered.
~By Amos Oz ~


I can represent my culture while helping not only the Chinese-American community, but also the community at large.
~By Martin Yan ~


The point is that there is tremendous hypocrisy among the Christian right. And I think that Christian voters should start looking at global warming and extreme poverty as a religious issue that speaks to the culture of life.
~By Al Franken ~


We also have a cultural phenomenon: the emergence of a global culture, or of cultural globalization.
~By Peter L. Berger ~


Culture is an instrument wielded by professors to manufacture professors, who when their turn comes will manufacture professors.
~By Simone Veil ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I could name a few songs and say exactly what summer they came out and what boy I thought I was in love with when I was fourteen years old, but I think that music used to be really more a part of the culture when people went out dancing in a different way than they do now.
~By Ann Beattie ~


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 ~


If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
~By Anais Nin ~


Listen: our culture is saturated with irony whether we know it or not.
~By Barbara Kruger ~


Every culture loves scatological humour. That's always a favourite.
~By Alex D. Linz ~


An aristocratic culture does not advertise its emotions. In its forms of expression it is sober and reserved. Its general attitude is stoic.
~By Johan Huizinga ~

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