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One of the peculiar sins of the twentieth century which we've developed to a very high level is the sin of credulity. It has been said that when human beings stop believing in God they believe in nothing. The truth is much worse: they believe in anything.


Malcolm Muggeridge


#been #beings #believe #believing #century

My parents came to the United States in the early years of this century as part of a wave of Russian Jewish immigrants seeking freedom and opportunity in the New World.


Daniel Nathans


#century #early #freedom #immigrants #jewish

And the fifteenth century was an impassioned age, so ardent and serious in its pursuit of art that it consecrated everything with which art had to ad as a religious object.


Walter Pater


#age #ardent #art #century #consecrated

In the nineteenth century, many Anglican theologians, both evangelical and catholic, embraced positively the proposal of evolution.


Arthur Peacocke


#both #catholic #century #embraced #evangelical

The great paradox of the 21st century is that, in this age of powerful technology, the biggest problems we face internationally are problems of the human soul.


Ralph Peters


#age #biggest #biggest problems #century #face

The Germanic invasions destroyed neither the Mediterranean unity of the ancient world, nor what may be regarded as the truly essential features of the Roman culture as it still existed in the 5th century, at a time when there was no longer an Emperor in the West.


Henri Pirenne


#century #culture #destroyed #emperor #essential

But I still do believe that there are useful things to say about Elvis Presley, including what his own ordinariness as a poor Southerner says about 20th-century hero-making.


John Shelton Reed


#about #believe #elvis #elvis presley #his

I believe that the organisers of this conference have chosen a very timely subject for our discussion - because the 21st century will confront us with an entirely new set of challenges.


Lord Robertson


#because #believe #century #challenges #chosen

Well Washington DC what are you going to do. They think the capitol steps are the state of the art in comedy. You try to drag them into the 20th century let alone the 21st and they refuse to come with you.


Harry Shearer


#alone #art #capitol #century #come

The twentieth century has exhibited a barbarism and lack of respect for human life on a massive scale just about unknown before.


Ron Silver


#barbarism #before #century #exhibited #human






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