Culture has one great passion, the passion for sweetness and light. It has one even yet greater, the passion for making them prevail.
Culture of the mind must be subservient to the heart.
Television is the first truly democratic culture – the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what people do want.
No culture can live, if it attempts to be exclusive.
That is true culture which helps us to work for the social betterment of all.
One ought every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.
The acquiring of culture is the development of an avid hunger for knowledge and beauty.
Whenever I hear the word “culture,” I reach for my gun. (“Schlageter”)
If, in any culture, children are taught, “We are all equally unworthy in the sight of God.” If, in any culture, children are taught, “You are born in sin and are sinful by nature.” If children are given a message that amounts to “Don’t think, don’t question, – believe.” -If children are given a message […]
What are the marks of a sick culture? It is a bad sign when the people of a country stop identifying themselves with the country and start identifying with a group. A racial group. Or a religion. Or a language. Anything, as long as it isn’t the whole population.