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Centuries Quotes

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Even in the centuries which appear to us to be the
most monstrous and foolish,
the immortal appetite for beauty has always found satisfaction.
- Charles Baudelaire

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Stock prices have been quoted in fractions for two centuries,
based on a system descended from Spanish pieces of eight.
Each dollar was cut into eight bits worth 12.5 cents each.
- Charles A. Jaffe

For centuries, theologians have been explaining
the unknowable in terms of the-not-worth-knowing.
- H. L. Mencken

A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they're dead.
- Leo Rosten

 

Interesting.
You Earth people glorify organized violence for 40 centuries,
but you imprison those who employ it privately.
- the character Spock in the television series Star Trek

Whatever else may divide us, Europe is our common home;
a common fate has linked us through the centuries,
and it continues to link us today.
- Leonid I. Brezhnev

Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans upon his
hoe and gazes on the ground,
the emptiness of ages in his face, and on his back the burden of the world.
- Edwin Markham

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For more than two centuries, the defenders of liberty
have put their lives on the line,
because they have known that we cannot take our freedoms for granted.
- Virgil Goode

Almost everything that distinguishes the modern world
from earlier centuries is attributable to science,
which achieved its most spectacular triumphs in the seventeenth century.
- Bertrand Russell

For more than two centuries since winning our own freedom,
we the people of the United States have repeatedly
answered the call to lead the quest for freedom around the globe.
- Mac Thornberry

Think about technological float: it took centuries
for the wheel to gain universal acceptance.
Now any microchip device can be in use around the world in weeks.
- Dee Hock

The purpose of separation of church and state is to
keep forever from these shores the ceaseless strife
that has soaked the soil of Europe with blood for centuries.
- James Madison

Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps,
down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision.
- Ayn Rand

For centuries we have been living in the society where
not laws but people ruled,
where there was no legal state.
- Nursultan Nazarbayev

I went further and further back through the centuries
to get a sense of perspective but now at least I understand
why Irish history evokes such strong passions and emotions.
- James D'arcy

For centuries many of the world's distinguished philosophers
have assaulted Christianity as being irrational,
superstitious and absurd.
- Josh McDowell

There are some centuries which - apart from everything else -
in the art and other disciplines presume to remake
everything because they know how to make nothing.
- Giacomo Leopardi

My opinions about human nature are shared by many psychologists,
linguists, and biologists, not to mention philosophers
and scholars going back centuries.
- Steven Pinker

The tourist who moves about to see and hear and open
himself to all the influences of the places which condense
centuries of human greatness is only a man in search of excellence.
- Max Lerner

Then when I reached college I realized that many people
had thought about the problem during the 18th and 19th
centuries and so I studied those methods.
- Andrew Wiles

During the many centuries that magic,
here on this planet, was presumed to have worked,
there were at least as many theories as to how magic
worked as there were cultures and religions.
- Lynn Abbey

Anybody in the next centuries wanting to know what
it was like to be a poet in the middle of the 20th
century should read Kaddish.
- Leslie Fiedler

Composers dialogue - and obsessively,
bitterly argue - with other composers,
often over the span of several centuries.
- Brian Ferneyhough

Over the past few years, many of us have increasingly
begun to question the direction and meaning of our
society as it has developed over the past several centuries.
- Alex Campbell

It is indeed an odd business that it has taken this
Court nearly two centuries to "discover" a constitutional
mandate to have counsel at a preliminary hearing.
- Warren E. Burger

Adequate defense has been the catchword of every militarist for centuries.
- Frank B. Kellogg

You know the puritan ethic that started out four centuries ago in this country,
needless to say - at least for the moment -
a thing of the past -
from what I can tell.
- James Young

Morally, the world is both better and worse than it was.
We are worse off than in the middle ages,
or the 17th and 18th centuries, in that we have the atomic menace.
- Pierre Schaeffer

Often the presence of mind and energy of a person remote
from the spotlight decide the course of history for centuries to come.
- Stefan Zweig

Most people have no idea how to politely answer a phone.
The English do, and it's been their only major business
advantage for the past two centuries.
- Doug Coupland

All old music was modern once, and much more of the
music of yesterday already sounds more old-fashioned
than works which were written three centuries ago.
- Peter Warlock

I've put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will
keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant,
and that's the only way of insuring one's immortality.
- James Joyce

The Treatise tries to analyze not only modern Western families,
but also those in other cultures and the changes in
family structure during the past several centuries.
- Gary Becker

I don't believe, in the 21st century,
in the balance of power system.
This is a European idea of the 19th and 20th centuries.
- Joschka Fischer

ON the decline of the Roman power, about five centuries after Christ,
the countries of Northern Europe were left almost destitute
of a national government.
- Thomas Bulfinch

I have no doubt that we will be successful in harnessing the sun's energy.
If sunbeams were weapons of war, we would have had
solar energy centuries ago.
- George Porter

For centuries the leaders of Christian thought spoke
of women as a necessary evil,
and the greatest saints of the Church are those who despise women the most.
- Annie Besant

The African is my brother but he is
my younger brother by several centuries.
- Albert Schweitzer

Sacrifice, sacrifice, sacrifice!
That's the condition of the female.
Women have been conditioned to sacrifice for centuries.
- Betty Dodson

Without centuries of Christian antisemitism,
Hitler's passionate hatred would never have been so fervently echoed.
- Robert Runcie

Words do not change their meanings so drastically in
the course of centuries as,
in our minds, names do in the course of a year or two.
- Marcel Proust

The cup of Ireland's misery has been overflowing for
centuries and is not yet half full.
- Boyle Roche

Two hundred years ago, our precursors in Haiti struck a blow for freedom,
which was heard around the world, and across centuries.
- Baldwin Spencer

Vatican II was a force that seized the mind of the
Roman Catholic Church and carried it across centuries
from the 13th to the 20th.
- Lance Morrow

In those countries with centuries of a craft tradition
behind their building methods,
techniques are tightly coordinated under the direction of the architect.
- Arthur Erickson

What is a diary as a rule? A document useful to the person who keeps it.
Dull to the contemporary who reads it and invaluable to the student,
centuries afterwards, who treasures it.
- Walter Scott

What I find interesting about folklore is the dialogue
it gives us with storytellers from centuries past.
- Terri Windling

I am little concerned with beauty or perfection.
I don't care for the great centuries.
All I care about is life, struggle, intensity.
- Emile Zola

Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done.
God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant
enough of the impossible to do that very thing.
- G. M. Trevelyan

Strangely, Dante's Divine Comedy did not produce a
prose of that creative height or it did so after centuries.
- Eugenio Montale

Common folk didn't have last names in the 8th and 9th centuries.
- Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

Radical Islam has been the foe of Christendom for centuries.
- Tom Tancredo

The market is not an invention of capitalism.
It has existed for centuries.
It is an invention of civilization.
- Mikhail Gorbachev

If we look at music history closely,
it is not difficult to isolate certain elements of
great potency which were to nourish the art of music for decades,
if not centuries.
- George Crumb

As our language wanes and dies, the golden legends
of the far-off centuries fade and pass away.
No one sees their influence upon culture;
no one sees their educational power.
- Douglas Hyde

Travelling is almost like talking with those of other centuries.
- Rene Descartes

The American Republic was bound - is still bound -
to follow in the centuries to come the same course
to destruction as did Rome.
- Robert Welch

We Americans are the best informed people on earth
as to the events of the last twenty-four hours;
we are the not the best informed as the events of the last sixty centuries.
- Will Durant

Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses
possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man
at twice its natural size.
- Virginia Woolf

The issue which has swept down the centuries and which
will have to be fought sooner or later is the people versus the banks.
- Lord Acton

Human beings have speculated about the relationship
between inspiration and insanity for centuries.
- Patty Duke

Women have been kicking ass for centuries.
- Yancy Butler

From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Humor was not important only for me,
humor was important for this nation for centuries,
to survive, you know.
- Milos Forman

Just as it had taken centuries to determine the true nature of the universe,
so also the search for the beginning of human life
proceeded well into the 20th century.
- Wellington Mara

The reading of all good books is like a conversation
with the finest minds of past centuries.
- Rene Descartes

The strides of humanity are slow, they can only be counted in centuries.
- Georg Buchner

I'm really convinced that our descendants a century
or two from now will look back at us with the same
pity that we have toward the people in the field of
science two centuries ago.
- John Templeton

India Conquered and dominated China culturally for
20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her border.
- Hu Shih

At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries,
the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate,
and replace the savage races throughout the world.
- Charles Darwin

Objects are what matter.
Only they carry the evidence that throughout the centuries
something really happened among human beings.
- Levi Strauss


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