History And Culture Quotes by Saul Bellow, K. D. Lang, Vladimir Putin, Michael Lewis, Azar Nafisi, Arthur Frommer and many others.
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.
I believe in monogamy if that’s what a couple decides upon together, but it all depends on the personal history and culture of the two involved.
The centuries-old history and culture of India, majestic architectural monuments and museums of Delhi, Agra and Mumbai have a unique attractive force.
I have a huge interest in Japan, which is well known, including its history and culture, and so it will be very interesting for me to see and learn more about Japan.
They [some countries] borrowed money to go acquire things, Indian power plants and Danish newspapers and British soccer teams. And they did it willy-nilly, and they themselves a story, that Icelandic history and culture and DNA leaves us very well-suited to being investment bankers.
This is a good time to ask apologists for the Islamic regime, who degrades Islam? Who imposes stoning, forced marriage of underage girls and flogging for not wearing the veil? Do such practices represent Iran’s ancient history and culture, its ethnic and religious diversity? Its centuries of sensual and subversive poetry?
I’ve always found that the best travelers are the very same people who are intensely interested in the history and culture of their own home city.
To control a people you must first control what they think about themselves and how they regard their history and culture. And when your conqueror makes you ashamed of your culture and your history, he needs no prison walls and no chains to hold you.
Debate and divergence of views can only enrich our history and culture.
Being raised a Jew in southern California in the 1950s and 1960s, my religious training emphasized learning the Hebrew language and Jewish festivals, history, and culture. We also remembered the Holocaust and supported the newly formed Jewish state of Israel.
He[Michael Jackson] had a joy in being alive. There was a joy you felt of him on the stage and making us not just feel good but pushing us against ourselves with the “Man in the Mirror,” looking at ourselves critically, “Black or White,” what does it mean to get caught in a color as opposed to a rich history and culture?
I think one of the most fascinating things you can do after you learn about your own people is to study something about the history and culture of other people.
Our job is not to worship history and culture like fetishes, but to feed them into our living, creative stream of personal life for spiritual and intellectual reprocessing.
What gets in our way is history and culture and religion and economic conditions. It is part of the hypnosis of our social conditioning.
To believe that I could, at twenty-three, sacrifice history and culture for the Absolute was further proof that I had not understood India. My vocation was culture, not sainthood.
I realised that although I was fascinated with America, its history and culture, I was not interested in becoming