Culture Quotes And Sayings

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Being an American is such a rich environment, because there's so many people from other countries and cultures, and through that you're able to see other people's experiences.
~By Rick Yune ~


Jazz is not the popular culture. Jazz is in the same position in our culture as classical music. A very small minority of people really love it.
~By John Corigliano ~


Because of technological limits, there is a certain amount of food that we can produce per acre. If we were to have intensive greenhouse agriculture, we could have much higher production.
~By Ralph Merkle ~


I recommend the same therapies for all humans with HIV. There is no reason to believe that physiologic responses to therapy will vary across lines of class, culture, race or nationality.
~By Paul Farmer ~


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 ~


You get below the Mason-Dixon line and you have some of the best music, culture, the two races, the literature, and it's so rich.
~By Robert Duvall ~


The literary culture, if you examine it, the high literary culture is that which preserves the government and you know it's really the talk for those who have.
~By Kathy Acker ~


If most American cities are about the consumption of culture, Los Angeles and New York are about the production of culture - not only national culture but global culture.
~By Barbara Kruger ~


A soil, exhausted by the long culture of Pagan empires, was to lie fallow for a still longer period.
~By John Lothrop Motley ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


When I look at the system here and look at my position - not just as a basketball player, but when I look around me at the values of the people and the culture and compare them with the values of where I came from - I feel so blessed to be from Africa.
~By Hakeem Olajuwon ~


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


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 ~


There's so much plastic in this culture that vinyl leopard skin is becoming an endangered synthetic.
~By Lily Tomlin ~


I wouldn't be surprised if some day, they put the Simpsons in the Smithsonian. It's become part of our culture, those characters.
~By Joe Mantegna ~


I'm a British intern going in. I'm hoping that John will just kind of tackle it from who this person is and what she's about rather than trying to go in on her culture. We need to move a step forward than that.
~By Parminder Nagra ~


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


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


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


I can't tell you how much I love Target and Costco, that kind of culture, because it's something I never felt a part of. I've always felt like a tourist because I have never fit in anywhere.
~By Augusten Burroughs ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


It's typical of Italian culture that we only start to feel emotional about something when we have the possibility to see it in front of us. By February, Italy will have Olympic fever.
~By Alberto Tomba ~


Burroughs was never really that pleased with the way popular culture and society treated his character. He tried to make a few movies of his own as a result, but they weren't very good.
~By Brendan Fraser ~


It's no accident that my first novel was called Americana. This was a private declaration of independence, a statement of my intention to use the whole picture, the whole culture.
~By Don DeLillo ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Suppose we were able to share meanings freely without a compulsive urge to impose our view or conform to those of others and without distortion and self-deception. Would this not constitute a real revolution in culture.
~By David Bohm ~


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 ~


Does there, I wonder, exist a being who has read all, or approximately all, that the person of average culture is supposed to have read, and that not to have read is a social sin? If such a being does exist, surely he is an old, a very old man.
~By Arnold Bennett ~


We are all murderers and prostitutes - no matter to what culture, society, class, nation one belongs, no matter how normal, moral, or mature, one takes oneself to be.
~By R. D. Laing ~


We were a Western civilisation, an English speaking civilisation, both NZ and Australia, and we had all these influences coming from both Great Britain and America to us; sending us their culture in the shape and form of movies and television.
~By Richard O'Brien ~


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 ~


In a spiritually sensitive culture, then, it might well be that age is something to be admired or envied.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


We could see that he was a charismatic guy who jumps over the moon and is very competitive, but nobody could have predicted what he would become to our culture.
~By Phil Knight ~


I have a need to make these sorts of connections literal sometimes, and a vehicle often helps to do that. I have a relationship to car culture. It isn't really about loving cars. It's sort of about needing them.
~By Matthew Barney ~


In the latter half of the last century the impact of the expanding influence of Western culture and economic system brought about in China a severe conflict.
~By Chen Ning Yang ~


We need to have a culture that says 'the less energy you can use to be comfortable, the better off you are and the better you should feel about yourself'.
~By Roscoe Bartlett ~


The present aristocracy of western culture, at the moment when it most clearly dominates the world, is being imitated rapidly and successfully in every eastern country.
~By John Desmond Bernal ~


That was the first major social sciences conference at which social scientists from all cultures wanted to reach a consensus on whether we can continue to pursue a national course in the social sciences or whether we need a cosmopolitan path that also connects us in a new way.
~By Ulrich Beck ~


Mr. Speaker, genocide is the most potent of all crimes against humanity because it is an effort to systematically wipe out a people and a culture as well as individual lives.
~By Jerry Costello ~


The future is built on brains, not prom court, as most people can tell you after attending their high school reunion. But you'd never know it by talking to kids or listening to the messages they get from the culture and even from their schools.
~By Anna Quindlen ~


France, and the whole of Europe have a great culture and an amazing history. Most important thing though is that people there know how to live! In America they've forgotten all about it. I'm afraid that the American culture is a disaster.
~By Johnny Depp ~


Santa is our culture's only mythic figure truly believed in by a large percentage of the population. It's a fact that most of the true believers are under eight years old, and that's a pity.
~By Chris Van Allsburg ~


Like every other good thing in this world, leisure and culture have to be paid for. Fortunately, however, it is not the leisured and the cultured who have to pay.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


We have our own history, our own language, our own culture. But our destiny is also tied up with the destinies of other people - history has made us all South Africans.
~By Mangosuthu Buthelezi ~


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 ~


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 ~


Rap is a gimmick, but I'm for the hip-hop, the culture.
~By Method Man ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The myths underlying our culture and underlying our common sense have not taught us to feel identical with the universe, but only parts of it, only in it, only confronting it - aliens.
~By Alan Watts ~


Media corporations have a civic responsibility not only to prevent fraud and financial abuse, but also to not corrupt or degrade our culture.
~By Charles W. Pickering ~


Considered now as a possession, one may define culture as the residuum of a large body of useless knowledge that has been well and truly forgotten.
~By Albert J. Nock ~


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 ~


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


You really have to soak up the culture of the people to get it right. If you're making a fiction film, it's entertainment, but you want it to be as real as possible.
~By Robert Duvall ~


I believe in mythology. I guess I share Joseph Campbell's notion that a culture or society without mythology would die, and we're close to that.
~By Robert Redford ~


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


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


The tendency to aggression is an innate, independent, instinctual disposition in man... it constitutes the powerful obstacle to culture.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


I meant exactly what I said: that we are saddled with a culture that hasn't advanced as far as science.
~By Michelangelo Antonioni ~


I'm very influenced by landscapes, not so much the way places look as the way the names sound. In this country we've got so many cultures, and the place names - the Spanish names and the Indian names, which are so incredibly musical.
~By Emmylou Harris ~


I'm surprised and disappointed in American culture.
~By Tabitha Soren ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


In my view the European culture carries a very heavy responsibility for the creation of Israel... it is a product of both British and Stalin's anti- Semitism, but the British never faced their own complicity in its construction.
~By Tom Paulin ~


High and low culture come together in all Post Modern art, and American poetry is not excluded from this.
~By Diane Wakoski ~


I have lived my life in a culture that hates fat people.
~By Camryn Manheim ~


On a group of theories one can found a school; but on a group of values one can found a culture, a civilization, a new way of living together among men.
~By Ignazio Silone ~


Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try, instead, to work with what you've got.
~By Peter Drucker ~


The lowest form of popular culture - lack of information, misinformation, disinformation, and a contempt for the truth or the reality of most people's lives - has overrun real journalism. Today, ordinary Americans are being stuffed with garbage.
~By Carl Bernstein ~


In an approximate way, the logic of commons has been understood for a long time, perhaps since the discovery of agriculture or the invention of private property in real estate.
~By Garrett Hardin ~


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 ~


Well, if you look at all of the cultures in America, this is a great opportunity for us to really get acquainted with the rest of the world. America is the only place you can do that, but we don't have sense enough to take advantage of that.
~By Erykah Badu ~


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 ~


Every major food company now has an organic division. There's more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before.
~By Michael Pollan ~


I'm proud of my Irish heritage and culture and this show will feature a lot of Irish dancing.
~By Michael Flatley ~


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


I've always been fascinated by Asian culture, and I love that women can play the lead in a horror film.
~By Sarah Michelle Gellar ~


Within our culture, every school has a swimming pool. We lived on the coast. People swam in the surf. It's a very sporty nation and at that particular time anyone who had an artistic bent was very much an outsider. So if you liked reading or ideas or playing the piano then your dad viewed you as a sissy, basically.
~By Geoffrey Rush ~


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 ~


All objects, all phases of culture are alive. They have voices. They speak of their history and interrelatedness. And they are all talking at once!
~By Camille Paglia ~


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 ~


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 ~


Culture is properly described as the love of perfection; it is a study of perfection.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


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


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 ~


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


It is true that Christianity is not bound up with any particular race or culture. It is neither of the East or of the West, but has a universal mission to the human race as a whole.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


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


Self-righteous people can talk themselves into forgetting they are part of a civilization. They can then feed on that culture, bringing it down. It's happened many times in the past. It could happen to us.
~By David Brin ~

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September 28 ,2022
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