Modernity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Modernity

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If they analyze the situation as thoroughly as they should, Muslims will realize they are the first targets. What are the fundamentalists really after? Simply taking over Islam and then turning its back on modernity.
~By Alexander Haig ~


When I think of the library of Alexandria and of the fact that, although it burnt down, people continue to sort the letters of the alphabet according to that tradition, then that makes certain expressions of modernity, even of interventions on the textual level, possible.
~By Alexander Kluge ~


You don't really need modernity in order to exist totally and fully. You need a mixture of modernity and tradition.
~By Theodore Bikel ~


Modernity signifies the transitory, the fugitive, the contingent, the half of art of which the other half is the eternal and the immutable.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


The basic assumption of the secular society is that modernity overcomes religion.
~By Ulrich Beck ~


Modernity is a qualitative, not a chronological, category.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


I think what I and most other sociologists of religion wrote in the 1960s about secularization was a mistake. Our underlying argument was that secularization and modernity go hand in hand. With more modernization comes more secularization.
~By Peter L. Berger ~


Democracy, good governance and modernity cannot be imported or imposed from outside a country.
~By Emile Lahud ~


Modernity is the transitory, the fugitive, the contingent, which make up one half of art, the other being the eternal and the immutable. This transitory fugitive element, which is constantly changing, must not be despised or neglected.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


Modernity, the child of the Enlightenment, failed when it became apparent that the good society cannot be achieved by unaided reason.
~By Robert Bork ~


Modernity exists in the form of a desire to wipe out whatever came earlier, in the hope of reaching at least a point that could be called a true present, a point of origin that marks a new departure.
~By Paul de Man ~


All theory of modernity in sociology suggests that the more modernity there is, the less religion. In my theory we can realize that this is wrong: atheism is only one belief system among many.
~By Ulrich Beck ~


When I decided to get married at 40, I couldn't find a dress with the modernity or sophistication I wanted. That's when I saw the opportunity for a wedding gown business.
~By Vera Wang ~


Today when we say the West we are already referring to the West and to Russia. We could use the word "modernity" if we exclude Africa, and the Islamic world, and partially China.
~By Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn ~


The critical method which denies literary modernity would appear - and even, in certain respects, would be - the most modern of critical movements.
~By Paul de Man ~


Incidentally, one of the most worrying problems in the impact of Western modernity on traditional culture is that it quite rapidly communicates its own indifference or anxiety or even hostility about age and ageing.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


The challenge of modernity is to live without illusions and without becoming disillusioned.
~By Antonio Gramsci ~


Modernity is the transient, the fleeting, the contingent; it is one half of art, the other being the eternal and the immovable.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~

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July 26 ,2021
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