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Totalitarianism is feudalism in the twelfth century sense of the word.


Barbara Amiel


#feudalism #sense #totalitarianism #twelfth #word

I find that in the 21st century, there's not a lot of compassion for what other people are going through or the walk that they have to walk.


Tori Amos


#century #compassion #find #going #i

You'd think that in this age, especially in the 21st century - especially with all the technology and all the discoveries that we've made - that we would figure out how to tackle abuse.


Tori Amos


#abuse #age #century #discoveries #especially

At the beginning of the twentieth century, every single leading Muslim intellectual was in love with the west, and wanted their countries to look just like Britain and France.


Karen Armstrong


#britain #century #countries #every #france

I did a book in 1996, an overview of black history. In that process I became more aware of a lot of the black inventors of the 19th century.


Kareem Abdul-Jabbar


#aware #became #black #black history #book

Scholars and historians have dubbed the last 100 years the American Century, and I think there can be little doubt that the Council on Foreign Relations helped to make it so.


Spencer Abraham


#american #american century #century #council #doubt

When the British came to Ibo land, for instance, at the beginning of the 20th century, and defeated the men in pitched battles in different places, and set up their administrations, the men surrendered. And it was the women who led the first revolt.


Chinua Achebe


#battles #beginning #british #came #century

I don't look so closely at women's fashion, but from the 20th century on, people have had the freedom to express themselves and their individualities, and fashion is one of the most fundamental ways in which they do this, men and women are equally able to express themselves.


Tadao Ando


#able #century #closely #equally #express

In the 21st century, I believe the mission of the United Nations will be defined by a new, more profound awareness of the sanctity and dignity of every human life, regardless of race or religion.


Kofi Annan


#awareness #believe #century #defined #dignity

The Cox Committee found that the Chinese military acquired many of the technologies over the past seven years, although many of them had been targeted for acquisition for more than a quarter century.


Charles Foster Bass


#acquisition #although #been #century #chinese






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