Culture Quotes

Mrs. Ballinger is one of the ladies who pursue Culture in bands, as though it were dangerous to meet it alone.

Cultural influence is such in this city (Houston) that for a woman to feel attractive usually includes a Mercedes, a gold Rolex, and three or four operations – nose, breasts, liposuctions.

Now consider one of the dominant doctrines on campus today: multiculturalism. How does it hold up, logically? One of the basic ideas behind multiculturalism is that every culture, racial grouping, etc., has its own experience and defines its own truth or reality. One question a logical mind may want to raise is, In this case, […]

To make a gift of culture is to give thirst. The rest comes as a consequence.

Support bacteria – they’re the only culture some people have.

Culture is on the horns of this dilemma: if profound and noble it must remain rare, if common it must become mean.

Rough as a cob.

As the soil, however rich it may be, cannot be productive without cultivation, so the mind without culture can never produce good fruit.

I don’t despair about the cultural scene in Australia because there isn’t one to despair about.

In terms of quality of work, experience is an advantage. But when the whole culture changes its value system, as ours has been doing, you can evolve in a way that’s appropriate for your age and still wind up as an artifact.