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A little less complaint and whining, and a little more dogged work and manly striving, would do us more credit than a thousand civil rights bills. (Quote by - W. E. B. Du Bois)

We are not a civilized country if we can read in a newspaper what a lady tells her boyfriend or husband. (Quote by - Silvio Berlusconi)

Immigration law is civil law; law enforcement never enforces civil law. (Quote by - Angelica Salas)

The National Security Agency activities described by the president were conducted in accordance with the law and provide a critical tool in the war on terror that saves lives and protects civil liberties at the same time. (Quote by - Brian Roehrkasse)

In emerging democracies like Russia, in authoritarian states like Iran or even Yugoslavia, journalists play a vital role in civil society. In fact, they form the very basis of those new democracies and civil societies. (Quote by - Christiane Amanpour)

The fact is, that civilization requires slaves. Human slavery is wrong, insecure, and demoralizing. On mechanical slavery, on the slavery of the machine, the future of the world depends. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Art is the signature of civilizations. (Quote by - Beverly Sills)

Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock. (Quote by - Sigmund Freud)

To be complex does not mean to be fragmented. This is the paradox and the genius of our Canadian civilization. (Quote by - Adrienne Clarkson)

A high civilization is a pyramid: it can stand only on a broad base; its primary prerequisite is a strong and soundly consolidated mediocrity. (Quote by - Friedrich Nietzsche)

Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall. (Quote by - Frank Lloyd Wright)

You get immersed in the history of the place. You learn a lot more about the Civil War and individuals involved in the Civil War. (Quote by - Marcia Freeman)

Interest in the Civil War is at an all-time high. The government starves the Park Service for resources, but Gettysburg National Military Park is the best place to go to learn about the Civil War. (Quote by - James McPherson)

For me, politeness is a sine qua non of civilization. (Quote by - Robert A. Heinlein)

There is a kind of notion of the noble, wild, primate of nature who cannot possibly win out against civilization. On the other side of the fear is this romantic notion of nature and its power, but it's also a story about how it'll never win against civilization. (Quote by - Vivian Sobchack)

To rescue from oblivion even a fragment of a language which men have used and which is in danger of being lost --that is to say, one of the elements, whether good or bad, which have shaped and complicated civilization --is to extend the scope of social observation and to serve civilization. (Quote by - Victor Hugo)

Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization; it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man's cruelty and baseness. (Quote by - Bryant H. McGill)

As long as our civilization is essentially one of property, of fences, of exclusiveness, it will be mocked by delusions. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Now is the time for full civil rights for LGBT Americans. No delay. No excuses. www.ActOnPrinciples.org. (Quote by - The Dallas Principles)

God requireth not a uniformity of religion to be enacted in any civil state; which enforced uniformity (sooner or later) is the greatest occasion of civil war, ravishing of conscience, persecution of Christ Jesus in his servants, and of the hypocrisy and destruction of millions of souls. (Quote by - Roger Williams)

The military mind is indeed a menace. Old-fashioned futurity that sees only men fighting and dying in smoke and fire; hears nothing more civilized than a cannonade; scents nothing but the stink of battle-wounds and blood. (Quote by - Sean O'Casey)

In going to America one learns that poverty is not a necessary accompaniment to civilization. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Civil confusions often spring from trifles but decide great issues. (Quote by - Aristotle)

A civilization is built on what is required of men, not on that which is provided for them. (Quote by - Antoine de Saint-Exupery)

This Assembly race presents this year's greatest opportunity for a turnover from two civil rights opponents to two civil rights champions. It's why this race is of the utmost importance not just to LGBT New Jerseyans in the 11th District but also to thousands of LGBT citizens and our straight supporters all across the state. (Quote by - Steven Goldstein)

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