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Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world
that we must love our enemies - or else?
The chain reaction of evil -
hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars -
must be broken, or else we shall be plunged
into the dark abyss of annihilation.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those
to whom they entrust the minds of their children
a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom
they entrust the care of their plumbing.
- John F. Kennedy

People who work together will win,
whether it be against complex football defenses,
or the problems of modern society.
- Vince Lombardi

Rome has not seen a modern building in more than half a century.
It is a city frozen in time.
- Richard Meier

 

In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most,
it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing.
- William Wordsworth

Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window,
except that the birds might eat them.
- Martin Henry Fischer

The attempt to redefine the family as a purely voluntary
arrangement grows out of the modern delusion that people
can keep all their options open all the time.
- Christopher Lasch

Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught.
Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.
- Ambrose Bierce

The modern assault on the environment began about 50 years ago,
during and immediately after World War II.
- Barry Commoner

One of the most feared expressions in modern times
is 'The computer is down.'
- Norman Ralph Augustine

Fathers in today's modern families can be so many things.
- Oliver Hudson

Your modern teenager is not about to listen to advice from an old person,
defined as a person who remembers when there was no Velcro.
- Dave Barry

The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's
oldest exercises in moral philosophy;
that is,
the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

In modern war...
you will die like a dog for no good reason.
- Ernest Hemingway

The history of modern art is also the history of the
progressive loss of art's audience.
Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist
and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin

Modern people are only willing to believe in their computers,
while I believe in myself.
- Alain Robert

The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one,
particularly if he plays golf.
- Bertrand Russell

Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking
at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.
- John Ciardi

Modern medicine is a negation of health.
It isn't organized to serve human health,
but only itself, as an institution.
It makes more people sick than it heals.
- Ivan Illich

One cannot spend one's time in being modern when there
are so many more important things to be.
- Wallace Stevens

There is one, and only one, thing in modern society
more hideous than crime namely,
repressive justice.
- Simone Weil

In the Arab world, there is no link between the cultural
habits of peoples and the ways of thinking and creating of modern intellectuals.
They are two separate worlds.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

Bureaucracy, the rule of no one, has become the modern form of despotism.
- Mary McCarthy

If you say a modern celebrity is an adulterer,
a pervert and a drug addict, all it means is that you've read his autobiography.
- P. J. O'Rourke

We are increasingly likely to find ourselves in places with background music.
No composers have thought to write for these modern spaces,
which represent 30% of our musical experience.
- Brian Eno

Modern dancers give a sinister portent about our times.
- Agnes de Mille

As far as modern writing is concerned,
it is rarely rewarding to translate it,
although it might be easy.
Translation is very much like copying paintings.
- Boris Pasternak

It would be flattering to call it a modern Dirty Harry,
but I think this film deals more with the loss of his
wife than the traditional revenge vigilante films.
- Vin Diesel

For example, computer defends well, but for humans
its is harder to defend than attack,
particularly with the modern time control.
- Boris Spassky

Modern instruments were designed to throw sound all in one direction.
- Marc Ribot

The tragedy of modern man is not that he knows less
and less about the meaning of his own life,
but that it bothers him less and less.
- Vaclav Havel

We are similar to a museum.
My function is to present old masterpieces in modern frames.
- Rudolf Bing

I could have been an architect, but I don't think I'd have been very happy.
Nearly all modern architecture is a silly game as far as I can see.
- Roger Waters

If it's a modern-day story dealing with certain ethnic groups,
I think I could open up certain scenes for improvisation,
while staying within the structure of the script.
- Martin Scorsese

Music is a gut thing.
You're working in a medium which is more in touch with
the primal than the modern.
A gig is a ritual.
There's a congregation.
- Siobhan Fahey

The academic area of new music or modern music festivals
is not something which attracts me at all.
- Gavin Bryars

The shelf life of the modern hardback writer is somewhere
between the milk and the yogurt.
- John Mortimer

We are so Post-Modern that we don't realize how Post-Modern we are anymore.
- Larry Wall

The sun as the expression of old world energy is torn
down from the heavens by modern man,
who by virtue of his technological superiority creates his own energy source.
- El Lissitzky

Modern travelling is not travelling at all;
it is merely being sent to a place,
and very little different from becoming a parcel.
- John Ruskin

Modern dancing is old fashioned.
- Samuel Goldwyn

I think a lot of modern day guitarists start off playing like Eddie van Halen,
and they don't take the time to learn the basics.
- Alvin Lee

The 2004 Election marks the first time in modern political
history that Republican voter turnout matched Democratic
turnout in a presidential election year.
- Jeff Miller

Advertising is the modern substitute for argument;
its function is to make the worse appear the better.
- George Santayana

Modern society, based as it is on the division of labor,
can be preserved only under conditions of lasting peace.
- Ludwig von Mises

It has been wisely observed by the greatest of modern
thinkers that mankind has progressed more rapidly in
every other respect than in morality.
- Lafcadio Hearn

It was Dr. King's tireless activism that fostered our
modern way of relating to one another.
- Wynton Marsalis

I wanted to connect a modern story with a myth that I had read.
- Wally Lamb

They don't think we're in touch with modern Britain,
or understand modern Britain or like modern Britain.
- Francis Maude

In science, read, by preference, the newest works;
in literature,
the oldest.
The classic literature is always modern.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

I've read some of your modern free verse and wonder who set it free.
- John Barrymore

At this point, I think I would garner a lot of hate
mail if I was now on the cover of Modern Drummer seeing
as I'm not a modern drummer anymore.
- Jason Schwartzman

High and low culture come together in all Post Modern art,
and American poetry is not excluded from this.
- Diane Wakoski

The modern rule is that every woman should be her own chaperone.
- Amy Vanderbilt

I think that there is absolutely no free market in
modern industrial states.
- Jeane Kirkpatrick

Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives
us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets.
Imagination without skill gives us modern art.
- Tom Stoppard

The party at its best has always been a modern party.
- Francis Maude

In modern pharmacology it's so clear that even if you
have a fixed dose of a drug,
the individuals respond very differently to one and the same dose.
- Arvid Carlsson

In sum, thought and reflection have been rendered thoroughly
pointless by the circumstances in which modern men and women live and act.
- Jacques Ellul

All modern revolutions have ended in a reinforcement
of the power of the State.
- Albert Camus

What makes a book great, a so-called classic,
it its quality of always being modern,
of its author, though he be long dead,
continuing to speak to each new generation.
- Lawrence Clark Powell

In the United States there has been a kind of a structure in the Modern art world.
The New York School was nearly a coherent thing-for a minute.
- Howard Hodgkin

With the help of modern technology, I can compose intricate
keyboard parts and then I have to go back and learn
them in order to perform them properly.
- Geddy Lee

The Treatise tries to analyze not only modern Western families,
but also those in other cultures and the changes in
family structure during the past several centuries.
- Gary Becker

You might sooner get lightning out of incense smoke
than true action or passion out of your modern English religion.
- John Ruskin

Modern politics today requires a mastery of television.
I've never really warmed up to television and,
in fairness to television, it's never warmed up to me.
- Walter F. Mondale

Be it whim or emergency, the modern laboratory is equally
at the service of romance,
equally ready to gratify mankind with a torpedo or a toy.
- Richard Le Gallienne

The disease of mutual distrust among nations is the
bane of modern civilization.
- Franz Boas

Modern money is almost altogether credit money.
- John Buchanan Robinson

Extol Jewish virtue, modern Zionism and the Israeli Defense Forces.
- Geraldo Rivera

The truth is, we haven't really figured out yet how
artists are going to thrive in modern mass societies.
We're all experiments.
- Brad Holland


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