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But Paul, in his preaching of the Gospel, is a debtor to deliver the word not to Barbarians only, but also to Greeks, and not only to the unwise, who would easily agree with him, but also to the wise.


Origen


#also #barbarians #debtor #deliver #easily

It was luxuries like air conditioning that brought down the Roman Empire. With air conditioning their windows were shut, they couldn't hear the barbarians coming.


Garrison Keillor


#air conditioning #barbarians #brought #coming #conditioning

Barbarians always think of themselves as the bringers of civilization.


Pierre Schaeffer


#barbarians #civilization #themselves #think

Friend, we are well met indeed. I think we are a pair of fools and that we should hasten to Nildren's Peak, where I shall buy ye such a dinner as even your great frame will find sufficient. And then we shall see who can drink the other under the table. Is that good by ye?


Ian Livingstone


#barbarians #carl-sargent #dwarves #funny #ian-livingstone

Farming as we do it is hunting, and in the sea we act like barbarians.


Jacques Yves Cousteau


#barbarians #farming #hunting #like #sea

Only barbarians are not curious about where they come from, how they came to be where they are, where they appear to be going, whether they wish to go there, and if so, why, and if not, why not.


Isaiah Berlin


#appear #barbarians #came #come #curious

O [Roman] people be ashamed; be ashamed of your lives. Almost no cities are free of evil dens, are altogether free of impurities, except the cities in which the barbarians have begun to live... Let nobody think otherwise, the vices of our bad lives have alone conquered us... The Goths lie, but are chaste, the Franks lie, but are but are generous, the Saxons are savage in cruelty...but are admirable in chastity...what hope can there be [for the Romans] when the barbarians are more pure [than they]?" -Salvian


William J Federer


#barbarians #dual-meaning #evil #evil-men #evil-people

Our society distributes itself into Barbarians, Philistines and Populace; and America is just ourselves with the Barbarians quite left out, and the Populace nearly.


Matthew Arnold


#barbarians #distributes #into #itself #just

However, while the Nazi barbarians and their collaborators threatened the entire world, I could not accept his philosophy and, after several earlier attempts, was finally accepted into the Canadian Infantry Corps during the last year of World War II.


Walter Kohn


#accepted #after #attempts #barbarians #canadian

Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late.


Thomas Sowell


#before #born #civilization #civilized #each






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