Civilised Quotes

Quotes tagged as "civilised" (showing 1-9 of 9)
Ann Leckie
“If there was anything any Radchaai considered essential for civilised life, it was tea.”
Ann Leckie, Ancillary Sword

Kevin Dutton
“The problem with a lot of people is that what they think is a virtue is actually a vice in disguise. It's much easier to convince yourself that you're reasonable and civilised, than soft and weak, isn't it?”
Kevin Dutton, The Wisdom of Psychopaths: What Saints, Spies, and Serial Killers Can Teach Us About Success

Kamand Kojouri
“Poetry is jealous of you tonight,
for as soon as I come
to pen a few words,
your perfume attacks me
in the most civilised manner
and I forget myself.
I forget the poem.
I forget the ...”
Kamand Kojouri

Robert Jackson Bennett
“It is quite complicated, being civilised.”
Robert Jackson Bennett, American Elsewhere

Ann Leckie
“To be Radchaai is to be civilised.”
Ann Leckie, Ancillary Justice

Paul Russell
“The presence of the policeman around the corner is the only thing that keeps us civilised.”
Paul Russell, The Coming Storm

“The earth is not supposed to be developed and civilized by prayers alone, the earth is supposed to be civilized by hard work, labour and diligence.”
Sunday Adelaja

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