Cities Quotes

The true test of a civilization is not the census, nor the size of the cities, nor the crops? no, but the kind of man the country turns out.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Society and Solitude
The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers and cities, but to know that there is someone who, though distant, thinks and feels with us - - This makes the earth for us an inhabited garden.
Johan Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann von goethe - the world is so empty if one thinks only of...
People unfit for freedom - who cannot do much with it - Are hungry for power. The desire for freedom is an attribute of a have type of self. It says: leave me alone and I shall grow, learn, and realize my capacities. The desire for power is basically an attribute of a have not type of self.
Eric Hoffe
Gather in your resources, rally all your faculties, marshal all your energies, focus all your capacities upon mastery of at least one field of endeavor.
John Haggai
Certainly it is a world of scarcity. But the scarcity is not confined to iron ore and available land. The most constricting scarcities are those of character and personality.
William R Allen

The truth is that all of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our native capacities to their greatest extent.
Dr. Smiley Blanton
Immanuel kant - the history of the human race, viewed as a whole...
Though there are very many nations all over the earth, ... there are no more than two kinds of human society, which we may justly call two cities, ... one consisting of those who live according to man, the other of those who live according to God.... To the City of Man belong the enemies of God, ... so inflamed with hatred against the City of God.
Saint Augustine
We have learned that terrorist attacks are not caused by the use of strength; they are invited by the perception of weakness. And the surest way to avoid attacks on our own people is to engage the enemy where he lives and plans. We are fighting that enemy in Iraq and Afghanistan today so that we do not meet him again on our own streets, in our own cities.
George W. Bush, September 7, 2003
Perhaps better we not obscure the idea that happiness and misery, kindness and greed, and good works and bad deeds are within the capacities of us all, not merely a select few.
David P. Mikkelson, snopes. com, September 8, 2003
Amos bronson alcott - devotees of grammatical studies have not been...
The true purpose of education is to cherish and unfold the seed of immortality already sown within us to develop, to their fullest extent, the capacities of every kind with which the God who made us has endowed us.
Anna James
We are not in a position in which we have nothing to work with. We already have capacities, talents, direction, missions, callings.
Abraham Maslow
The most gifted members of the human species are at their creative best when they cannot have their way, and must compensate for what they miss by realizing and cultivating their capacities and talents.
Eric Hoffe
Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war...
Aristophanes
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
As long as people believe in absurdities, they will continue to commit atrocities.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
Voltaire
It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs.
Albert Einstein