Culture Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Culture

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And so popular culture raises issues that are very important, actually, in the country I think. You get issues of the First Amendment rights and issues of drug use, issues of AIDS, and things like that all arise naturally out of pop culture.
~By Kurt Loder ~


There is a garbage culture out there, where we pour garbage on people. Then the pollsters run around and take a poll and say, do you smell anything?
~By Bob Woodward ~


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 ~


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 return to the Organization of the United States of America, the bearers of a great and diversified democratic culture that has inspired many other peoples.
~By Carlo Azeglio Ciampi ~


Debate and divergence of views can only enrich our history and culture.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


Being Indian is not blood as much as it is culture.
~By Tony Hillerman ~


When you concentrate on agriculture and industry and are frugal in expenditures, Heaven cannot impoverish your state.
~By Xun Zi ~


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 ~


I am very proud of what we have built in Spain, because it is not a traditional Formula 1 country. I think we have found passionate fans, and built up a strong culture for the sport - and things are improving every day, with more and more people getting interested.
~By Fernando Alonso ~


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 ~


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 ~


No, I'm not a comic book guy. I'm pretty fascinated with the subculture though and I do think that the world of comic books is such a natural transition into film.
~By Donal Logue ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The cartoon is a metaphor really for the fact that it's almost impossible in our celebrity obsessed culture to move around genres and sort of change you ideas, change your face, you know?
~By Damon Albarn ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


With a movie you're creating from the beginning this particular work, let's not call it work of art, because very few movies are works of art, let's just call them bits of popular culture, whatever they are, sometimes very rarely by accident a movie becomes a work of art.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


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 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 ~


I think that the Japanese culture is one of the very few cultures left that is its own entity. They're just so traditional and so specific in their ways. It's kind of untouched, it's not Americanized.
~By Toni Collette ~


The vast material displacements the machine has made in our physical environment are perhaps in the long run less important than its spiritual contributions to our culture.
~By Lewis Mumford ~


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 ~


Well, the most important thing about Islam is that we have to differentiate between two kinds of Islam. The first one is the institution of Islam... second, the culture of Islam.
~By Abdurrahman Wahid ~


Culture is to know the best that has been said and thought in the world.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The experience of ages has shown that a man who works on the land is purer, nobler, higher, and more moral... Agriculture should be at the basis of everything. That's my idea.
~By Nikolai Gogol ~


I think of art, at its most significant, as a DEW line, a Distant Early Warning system that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


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


The discovery of agriculture was the first big step toward a civilized life.
~By Arthur Keith ~


Piety is not a goal but a means to attain through the purest peace of mind the highest culture.
~By Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe ~


Science, for hundreds of years, has spanned the differences between cultures and between countries.
~By Laurel Clark ~


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


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 ~


The diffusion of a universalist culture and of a pedagogy of peace appears more than ever to be the path that we must follow for the salvation of all nations on earth.
~By Carlo Azeglio Ciampi ~


But foremost, I do not subscribe to the view that Islamic culture and democracy cannot be reconciled.
~By Recep Tayyip Erdogan ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I think we have our sports within our own culture that are huge with baseball, football, basketball, and hockey. Those are the sports in America that we grow up with and soccer isn't really there yet.
~By Claudio Reyna ~


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


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


Am I Latin? Am I American? What the hell am I? I love my culture and I'm very proud of my culture.
~By America Ferrera ~


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 ~


The question is, will we continue to fight what may be a rearguard action to defend universal literacy as a central goal of our education system, or are we bold enough to see what's actually happening to our culture?
~By Hugh Mackay ~


It is my hope that as we commemorate Black History Month in the future, we will continue to celebrate the many achievements and rich culture of African-Americans.
~By Eliot Engel ~


Well, I think they're all basically the same story. Every culture in the world has them. When you strip it down and analyze it, it's the young man or girl who goes through a trial or ordeal and hits a very low ebb but manages to get guidance from a Merlin type figure.
~By Liam Neeson ~


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 ~


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 ~


A lot of people in my world - in the acting world - have either lost friends to Aids or live with HIV because its origin in our culture, in New York for instance, was in the gay community.
~By Emma Thompson ~


I am very sure that any man of common understanding may, by culture, care, attention, and labor, make himself what- ever he pleases, except a great poet.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


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


I've always enjoyed traveling and having experience with different cultures and different people. But it's also a wonderful thing to be able to benefit and enable research, not only in our country but around the world.
~By Laurel Clark ~


But the idea that women can't take care of themselves still permeates our culture.
~By Katherine Dunn ~


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 ~


Basketball, in America, is like a culture. It is like a foreigner learning a new language. It is difficult to learn foreign languages and it will also be difficult for me to learn the culture for basketball here.
~By Yao Ming ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 arts, as a reflection of human existence at its highest, have always and spontaneously lived up to this demand of plenitude. No mature style of art in any culture has ever been simple.
~By Rudolf Arnheim ~


The 1970s, the decade of my teenage years, was a transitional period in American youth culture.
~By Eric Allin Cornell ~


More students have a better knowledge of pop culture than of the Constitution.
~By Charles Bowen ~


At the descriptive level, certainly, you would expect different cultures to develop different sorts of ethics and obviously they have; that doesn't mean that you can't think of overarching ethical principles you would want people to follow in all kinds of places.
~By Peter Singer ~


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


The most important environmental issue is one that is rarely mentioned, and that is the lack of a conservation ethic in our culture.
~By Gaylord Nelson ~


Religion is one dimension of culture, a transcendent element of it.
~By Francis Arinze ~


It's what the Iraqi people are going through right now. They have encountered a victorious, hostile force-but, you know, there they still are. There their culture is, there their history is, they're not going anywhere.
~By Michael Nesmith ~


This is our culture, and I don't care who the musician is, if he avoids black people, then he is scared of something. He doesn't have confidence in himself or else he doesn't believe in what he's doing.
~By Betty Carter ~


Cinema reflects culture and there is no harm in adapting technology, but not at the cost of losing your originality.
~By Jackie Chan ~


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


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 ~


Bankers cannot afford to be concerned with only the economic aspects of projects. There may be serious implications on the natural environment, the urban environment, on human culture.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


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 ~


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 ~


I had been an eyewitness to a truly historic moment in American pop culture.
~By Jean Shepherd ~


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 ~


According to this view, democracy is a product of western culture, and it cannot be applied to the Middle East which has a different cultural, religious, sociological and historical background.
~By Recep Tayyip Erdogan ~


A man should be just cultured enough to be able to look with suspicion upon culture at first, not second hand.
~By Samuel Butler ~


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


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


I always feel more comfortable in chaotic surroundings. I don't know why that is. I think order is dull. There is something about this kind of desire for order, particularly in Anglo Saxon cultures, that drive out this ability for the streets to become a really exotic, amorphous, chaotic, organic place where ideas can, basically, develop.
~By Malcolm Mclaren ~


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 ~


The truth is that our way of celebrating the Christmas season does spring from myriad cultures and sources, from St. Nicholas to Coca-Cola advertising campaigns.
~By Richard Roeper ~


The environmental crisis arises from a fundamental fault: our systems of production - in industry, agriculture, energy and transportation - essential as they are, make people sick and die.
~By Barry Commoner ~


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 ~


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 ~


Contrasting sharply, in the developing countries represented by India, Pakistan, and most of the countries in Asia and Africa, seventy to eighty percent of the population is engaged in agriculture, mostly at the subsistence level.
~By Norman Borlaug ~


I have had lots of friends who've been affected by Aids and a very good friend of mine, Oscar Moore, died of Aids and I was with him in his last year quite a bit. And of course he was a man living in a very rich culture with a wealthy family who was able to afford health care.
~By Emma Thompson ~


The cultured man is an artist, an artist in humanity.
~By Ashley Montagu ~


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 ~


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 ~


A culture, we all know, is made by its cities.
~By Derek Walcott ~


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 ~

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