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In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics. - Earl Warren


Man, is a tame or civilized animal; never the less, he requires proper instruction and a fortunate nature, and then of all animals he becomes the most divine and most civilized; but if he be insufficiently or ill-educated he is the most savage of earthly creatures. - Plato [Platon]


The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


Our conference in 1945 did much more than draft an international agreement among 50 nations. (We) set down on paper the only principles which will enable civilized human life to continue to survive on this globe. - Harry S. Truman


A civilized man is one who will give a serious answer to a serious question. Civilization itself is a certain sane balance of values. - Ezra Pound


To have doubted one's own first principles, is the mark of a civilized man. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


When men are brought face to face with their opponents, forced to listen and learn and mend their ideas, they cease to be children and savages and begin to live like civilized men. Then only is freedom a reality, when men may voice their opinions because they must examine their opinions. - Walter Lippmann


There is nothing so good for the human soul as the discovery that there are ancient and flourishing civilized societies which have somehow managed to exist for many centuries and are still in being though they have had no help from the traveler in solving their problems. - Walter Lippmann