In any culture, subculture, or family in which belief is valued above thought, and self-surrender is valued above self-expression, and conformity is valued above integrity, those who preserve their self-esteem are likely to be heroic exceptions
One may dream of a culture where everyone bursts into laughter when someone says: this is true, this is real.
Culture means the perfect and equal development of man on all sides.
Culture is a framework in which we communicate.
No culture can live, if it attempts to be exclusive.
Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit.
Our culture is superior because our religion is Christianity and that is the truth that makes men free
To recognize that some of the things our culture believes are not true imposes on us the duty of finding out which are true and which are not.
This president, I think, has exposed himself as a guy, over and over and over again, who has a deep-seated hatred for white people, or the white culture, I don’t know what it is.
Culture is the habit of being pleased with the best and knowing why.
Culture is also something that can not be stagnant.
That is true culture which helps us to work for the social betterment of all.
Culture is properly described as the love of perfection; it is a study of perfection.
Culture is roughly anything we do and the monkeys don’t.
High culture always isolates, always drives men out of their class, and makes it more difficult for them to share naturally and easily the common class-life around them. They seek the few companions who can understand them, and when these are not to be had within a traversable distance, they sit and work alone.
Culture is like wealth; it makes us more ourselves, it enables us to express ourselves.
Nietzsche asks how it has come about that so prodigious a contradiction can exist as that between the lack of true culture and the self-satisfied belief in actually possessing the only true one and he finds the answer in the circumstance that a class of men has come to the front which no former century has known, and to which (in 1873) he gave the name of Culture-Philistines.
If you want to learn a culture, you have to learn how to like what it likes, rather than go looking for something that you like.
The foundation of culture, as of character, is at last the moral sentiment.
The great law of culture is: Let each become all that he was created capable of being.
Publicity is the life of this culture – in so far as without publicity capitalism could not survive – and at the same time publicity is its dream.
A culture is made — or destroyed — by its articulate voices.
Culture includes – way of thinking, way of life and way of worship.
I think it’s a very confused culture. On the one hand, no one is better than anyone else; no one is prettier. On the other hand, everyone is completely obsessed by their looks and by how they strike the world. On the one hand, we’re all equal; on the other hand, everyone’s a superstar. It’s all very irrational, like all ideology.
Every man’s ability may be strengthened or increased by culture.
There is only one collective human civilisation comprised of geo-cultural domains and cultures.
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.
Culture is the sum of all the forms of art, of love, and of thought, which, in the coarse or centuries, have enabled man to be less enslaved
We are all such accidents. We do not make up history and culture. We simply appear, not by our own choice. We make what we can of our condition with the means available. We must accept the mixture as we find it the impurity of it, the tragedy of it, the hope of it.
Culture is to know the best that has been said and thought in the world
As the soil, however rich it may be, cannot be productive without cultivation, so the mind without culture can never produce good fruit.
Culture is an instrument wielded by professors to manufacture professors, who when their turn comes will manufacture professor
Culture is an instrument wielded by professors to manufacture professors, who when their turn comes will manufacture professors
Preservation of one’s own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures.
I think that one possible definition of our modern culture is that it is one in which nine-tenths of our intellectuals can’t read any poetry
Great culture is often betokened by great simplicity.
Partial culture runs to the ornate; extreme culture to simplicity.
Culture is on the horns of this dilemma: if profound and noble it must remain rare, if common it must become mean
A Long Tail is just culture unfiltered by economic scarcity.
Culture is one thing and varnish is another.
…a victim of bad medicine, bad air, bad food, farcical education, a despicable popular culture.
No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive.
The end of culture is right living.
Having only briefly summarised the dominant social order above, none of these traits we know hint in the slightest towards the idea that the people [of the Maternal Megalith Culture] in question were at their time aware of the causal relation between sex and giving birth.
Culture, with us, ends in headache
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
Culture, far from giving us freedom, only develops, as it advances, new necessities; the fetters of the physical close more tightly around us, so that the fear of loss quenches even the ardent impulse toward improvement, and the maxims of passive obedience are held to be the highest wisdom of life.
Culture of the mind must be subservient to the heart.
To hide behind culture or tradition to justify anarchy is a gross insult to the very people whose culture or tradition may be paraded to glorify criminal conduct.
The more local and settled a culture, the better it stays put, the less the damage. It is the foreigner whose road of excess leads to a desert a man with a machine and inadequate culture is a pestilence. He shakes more than he can hold.
Britain is blessed with a functioning political culture. It is dominated by people who live in London and who have often known each other since prep school. This makes it gossipy and often incestuous.
Without culture, and the relative freedom it implies, society, even when perfect, is but a jungle. This is why any authentic creation is a gift to the future.
Culture: the cry of men in face of their destiny.
Men of culture are the true apostles of equality.
Culture is to know the best that has been said and thought in the world.
Culture is the habit of being pleased with the best and knowing why
Culture is both an intellectual phenomenon and a moral one.
Every view of the world that becomes extinct, every culture that disappears, diminishes a possibility of life.