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A culture is made -- or destroyed -- by its articulate voices.
Ayn Rand
As the soil, however rich it may be, cannot be productive without cultivation, so the mind without culture can never produce good fruit.
Seneca
Culture is on the horns of this dilemma: if profound and noble it must remain rare, if common it must become mean
George Santayana
Culture is one thing and varnish is another.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Culture, with us, ends in headache
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the cultures of all the lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any.
Mahatma Gandhi
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.
Marshall McLuhan
If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
If you removed all of the homosexuals and homosexual influence from what is generally regarded as American culture, you would pretty much be left with "Let's Make a Deal
Fran Lebowitz
It is the mark of the cultured man that he is aware of the fact that equality is an ethical and not a biological principle
Ashley Montagu
No culture can live, if it attempts to be exclusive.
Mahatma Gandhi
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.
Frank Lloyd Wright
People can only live fully by helping others to live. When you give life to friends you truly live. Cultures can only realize their further richness by honoring other traditions. And only by respecting natural life can humanity continue to exist.
Daisaku Ikeda
The best thing a man can do for his culture when he is rich is to endeavor to carry out those schemes which he entertained when he was poor
Henry David Thoreau
The great law of culture is: Let each become all that he was capable of being; expand, if possible to his full growth; resisting all impediments, casting off all foreign, especially all noxious adhesions; and show himself at length in his own shape a
Thomas Carlyle
The Law of Raspberry Jam: the wider any culture is spread, the thinner it gets.
Alvin Toffler
Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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