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Civilization is the lamb's skin in which barbarism masquerades.
The human race is yet in its infancy--no, not infancy; infancy is innocent and sweet--it is in its ugly boyhood, half way between ...
... the history of the race, from infancy through its stages of barbarism, heathenism, civilization, and Christianity, is a proces ...
The most ingenious men are now agreed, that [universities] are only nurseries of prejudice, corruption, barbarism, and pedantry.
I have always been a friend to hero-worship; it is the only rational one, and has always been in use amongst civilized people--the ...
People sometimes tell me that they prefer barbarism to civilisation. I doubt if they have given it a long enough trial. Like the p ...
America is the only nation in history which, miraculously, has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual inte ...
Civilization creates discontents; barbarism creates quick endings.
I do not believe I am exaggerating in affirming that the empire of Russia is a country whose inhabitants are the most miserable on ...
From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step.
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