Quotations About / On: CULTURE

Quotations About / On: CULTURE
Johan Huizinga
The second fundamental feature of culture is that all culture has an element of striving.
Johan Huizinga
Culture must have its ultimate aim in the metaphysical or it will cease to be culture.
Mason Cooley
Popular culture is seductive; high culture is imperious.
Samuel Butler
A man should be just cultured enough to be able to look with suspicion upon culture at first, not second hand.
Friedrich Nietzsche
We belong to an age whose culture is in danger of perishing through the means to culture.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The highest end of government is the culture of men.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whilst all the world is in pursuit of power, culture corrects the theory of success.
Erich Fromm
Man's biological weakness is the condition of human culture.
Thomas Mann
Culture and possessions—there is the bourgeoisie for you.
Mason Cooley
Like other secret lovers, many speak mockingly about popular culture to conceal their passion for it.
Mason Cooley
Being cultured is the least expensive form of respectability.
Johan Huizinga
Culture means control over nature.
Johan Huizinga
Culture requires in the first place a certain balance of material and spiritual values.
Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin]
Outside of Paris, there is no hope for the cultured.
Flannery O'Connor
... the novelist is bound by the reasonable possibilities, not the probabilities, of his culture.
Flannery O'Connor
... good and evil appear to be joined in every culture at the spine.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
The more cultured a man, the less fortunate he is.
George Steiner
There is something terribly wrong with a culture inebriated by noise and gregariousness.
Mason Cooley
The critic roams through culture, looking for prey.
Hermann Goering
Whenever I hear the word culture, I reach for my revolver.

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