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Modern man thinks he loses something time when he does not do things quickly. Yet he does not know what to do with the time he gains except kill it.
– Erich FrommRate it:
Modern man uses ideas and persuasion to achieve his goals; primitive man uses guns and brute force to achieve his goals! Moral and clever people choose the first method; immoral and stupid people choose the second method!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Modern man's capacity for destruction is quixotic evidence of humanity's capacity for reconstruction. The powerful technological agents we have unleashed against the environment include many of the agents we require for its reconstruction.
– George WillRate it:
Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales.
– Aleister CrowleyRate it:
Modern science knows much about such conflicts. We call the mental state that engenders it ambivalence: a collision between thought and feeling.
– David SeaburyRate it:
Modern society has generally ‘lost the plot’. Slavishly following its false gods and idols makes no sense in a spiritually aware life.
– Anthon St MaartenRate it:
Modern thought has transferred the spectral character of Death to the notion of time itself. Time has become Death triumphant over all.
– John BergerRate it:
Modern tourist guides have helped raised tourist expectations. And they have provided the natives -- from Kaiser Wilhelm down to the villagers of Chichacestenango -- with a detailed and itemized list of what is expected of them and when. These are the up-to-date scripts for actors on the tourists stage.
– Daniel J. BoorstinRate it:
Modernity exists in the form of a desire to wipe out whatever came earlier, in the hope of reaching at least a point that could be called a true present, a point of origin that marks a new departure.
– Paul de ManRate it:
Modernity is the transient, the fleeting, the contingent; it is one half of art, the other being the eternal and the immovable.
– Charles BaudelaireRate it:
Modesty and unselfishness--these are the virtues which men praise--and pass by.
– Andr MauroisRate it:
Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked.
– Richard Brinsley SheridanRate it:
Modesty is a shining light it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.
– Madam GuizotRate it:
Modesty is a shining light; it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.
– Madam GuizotRate it:
Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.
– John Kenneth GalbraithRate it:
Modesty is attended with profit, arrogance brings on destruction.
– ChineseRate it:
Modesty is the citadel of beauty.
– DemadesRate it:
Modesty is the conscience of the body.
– Honoré de BalzacRate it:
Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.
– Lord ChesterfieldRate it:
Modularity permits the efficient discrimination of context.
– Edward J. LaurentRate it:
Mom. Wife. Filmmaker. Dog lover. Happy. What else is there?
– Lorenda StarfeltRate it:
Moments are like gas, they pass.
– Leslie MiklosyRate it:
Moments fly, memories remain; and then memories fly, only memoirs remain and finally memoirs disappear, nothing remains!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Moments of compassion are the most holy moments of life.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Moments of solitude are the holiest moments to think wisely!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:

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