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Letter "C" » Culture
«As long as our culture continues to fawn over its downward-aspiring lowest common denominators, the United States will remain a social and political punch line. As long as we continue tracking the every deed and fart of the Paris Hiltons and Kevin Federlines among us, we will continue to come out sixteenth best with regard to producing and introducing to the human race things of true substance worth appreciating for their aesthetic ingenuity.»
«Believing, with Max Weber, that man is an animal suspended in webs of significance he himself has spun, I take culture to be those webs, and the analysis of it to be therefore not an experimental science in search of law but an interpretive one in search of meaning.»
«Culture is a little like dropping an Alka-Seltzer into a glass-you don't see it, but somehow it does something.»
«Anglo-American culture seems to be governed by the perverse belief that portrayals of the body's abuse or destruction are harmless, even fortifying, while those that show the body in pleasure act like poison»
«Cultivated men and women who do not skim the cream of life, and are attached to the duties, yet escape the harder blows, make acute and balanced observers»
«Culture is an instrument wielded by professors to manufacture professors, who when their turn comes will manufacture professors»
«A culture is made -- or destroyed -- by its articulate voices.»
«Certainly, we are trying to preserve all of that culture, and get the advantages of being a large company with a broad product line, with stability, worldwide presence, great support, and yet have the advantages that a small software company has.»
«Culture, with us, ends in headache»
«As the soil, however rich it may be, cannot be productive without cultivation, so the mind without culture can never produce good fruit.»