To accept civilization as it is practically means accepting decay.
~ George Orwell (June 25, 1903 - January 21, 1950)
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There is no surer sign of decay in a country than to see the rites of religion held in contempt
~ Niccolo Machiavelli (May 03, 1469 - June 21, 1527)
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There is no such thing as death. In nature nothing dies. From each sad remnant of decay, some forms of life arise so shall his life be taken away before he knoweth that he hath it.
~ Charles Mackay (October 15, 1867 - November 19, 1935)
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I have always looked upon decay as being just as wonderful and rich an expression of life as growth.
~ Henry Miller (December 26, 1891 - June 07, 1980)
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Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay
~ Jiddu Krishnamurti (May 12, 1895 - February 17, 1986)
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The stars are dead; the animals will not look:/ We are left alone with our day, and the time is short and / History to the defeated / May say Alas but cannot help or pardon.
~ W. H. Auden (February 21, 1907 - September 29, 1973)
One of the biggest challenges when I moved to Tucson was that there is no neighborhood where I can go experience my culture and be with people who look like me.
~ Gezzele Martin
Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.
William Arthur Ward
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