Culture Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Alexander McQueen” float=”none” width=”100%”]Youth culture now really looks back and embraces the past, but keeps it contemporary but not sticking to one particular style.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Allan Bloom” float=”none” width=”100%”]As soon as tradition has come to be recognized as tradition, it is dead.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ava Duvernay” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you’re doing something outside of dominant culture, there’s not an easy place for you. You will have to do it yourself.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Barbara Kingsolver” float=”none” width=”100%”]Culture is a slingshot moved by the force of its past.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bill Gates” float=”none” width=”100%”]If your culture doesn’t like geeks, you are in real trouble.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Cesar Chavez” float=”none” width=”100%”]Preservation of one’s own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie” float=”none” width=”100%”]Culture does not make people. People make culture.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Chinua Achebe” float=”none” width=”100%”]When a tradition gathers enough strength to go on for centuries, you don’t just turn it off one day.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Chuck Palahniuk” float=”none” width=”100%”]To merely observe your culture without contributing to it seems very close to existing as a ghost.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Daniel Barenboim” float=”none” width=”100%”]Tradition demands that we not speak poorly of the dead.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Hume” float=”none” width=”100%”]Custom is the great guide to human life.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Duncan Philip Bridgeman” float=”none” width=”100%”]This is what my daddy told me / I wish he would hold me a little more than he did / But he taught me my culture / And how to live positive[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edith Wharton” float=”none” width=”100%”]Habit is necessary; it is the habit of having habits, of turning a trail into a rut, that must be incessantly fought against if one is to remain alive.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edward T. Hall” float=”none” width=”100%”]Culture is not made up but something that evolves which is human.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Elizabeth Knowles” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practising it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ellen Goodman” float=”none” width=”100%”]Traditions are the guideposts driven deep in our subconscious minds. The most powerful ones are those we can’t even describe, aren’t even aware of.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ernest Gaines” float=”none” width=”100%”]Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”G. K. Chesterton” float=”none” width=”100%”]Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gabrielle Glaser” float=”none” width=”100%”]forget how the culture / we come from divide us / forget how the culture / we come from divide us / this is the culture of dusty old vinyl / this is the tribal record of love[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gary Vaynerchuk” float=”none” width=”100%”]Company culture is a religion, not a sermon.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George Horace Lorimer” float=”none” width=”100%”]Culture is not a matter of a change of climate.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gilbert K. Chesterton” float=”none” width=”100%”]Tradition does not mean that the living are dead, it means that the dead are living.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Grace Mcgarvie” float=”none” width=”100%”]Tradition is an explanation for acting without thinking.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”J.R. Slaughter” float=”none” width=”100%”]Building a great tradition is more rewarding than simply having one.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jacques Derrida” float=”none” width=”100%”]Everything is arranged so that it be this way, this is what is called culture.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”James Levine” float=”none” width=”100%”]Everybody blames the culture without taking responsibility.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jawaharlal Nehru” float=”none” width=”100%”]Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jeremy Gara” float=”none” width=”100%”]We don’t know what it’s for but / We’ve lived the southern strategy / You know it’s never going to last / So keep it in the past[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jiddu Krishnamurti” float=”none” width=”100%”]All tradition is merely the past.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Johan Huizinga” float=”none” width=”100%”]Culture means control over nature.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Johan Huizinga” float=”none” width=”100%”]If we are to preserve culture we must continue to create it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Johan Huizinga” float=”none” width=”100%”]The second fundamental feature of culture is that all culture has an element of striving.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Gresham Machen” float=”none” width=”100%”]Modern culture is a tremendous force. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Podhoretz” float=”none” width=”100%”]Pop culture is a reflection of social change, not a cause of social change.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jonah Goldberg” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cultures grow on the vine of tradition.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jose Bergamin” float=”none” width=”100%”]Tradition simply means that we need to end what began well and continue what is worth continuing[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joseph Addison” float=”none” width=”100%”]Tradition is an important help to history, but its statements should be carefully scrutinized before we rely on them.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kenzo Tange” float=”none” width=”100%”]Tradition can, to be sure, participate in a creation, but it can no longer be creative itself.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Klaus Schulze” float=”none” width=”100%”]We are all part of a tradition, at least we depend on the past.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Maggie Gallagher” float=”none” width=”100%”]When a marriage culture fails, sexual desire no longer unites; instead it fragments.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mahatma Gandhi” float=”none” width=”100%”]A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mahatma Gandhi” float=”none” width=”100%”]No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Malcolm Bradbury” float=”none” width=”100%”]Culture is a way of coping with the world by defining it in detail.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marilyn Manson” float=”none” width=”100%”]This is the culture you’re raising your kids in. Don’t be surprised if it blows up in your face.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marina Abramovic” float=”none” width=”100%”]In every ancient culture, there are rituals to mortify the body as a way of understanding that the energy of the soul is indestructible.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mary Douglas” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you want to change the culture, you will have to start by changing the organization.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Menander” float=”none” width=”100%”]Culture makes all men gentle.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Nance O’Neil” float=”none” width=”100%”]Tradition has made women cowardly.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Norman Mailer” float=”none” width=”100%”]Culture’s worth huge, huge risks. Without culture we’re all totalitarian beasts.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Northrop Frye” float=”none” width=”100%”]Culture is born in leisure and an awareness of standards, and pioneer conditions tend to make energetic and uncritical work an end it itself, to preach a gospel of social unconsciousness, which lingers long after the pioneer conditions have disappeared.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Northrop Frye” float=”none” width=”100%”]In an immature society culture is an import; for a mature one it is a native manufacture which eventually becomes an export.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”P. J. O’Rourke” float=”none” width=”100%”]Popular culture has become engorged, broadening and thickening until it’s the only culture anyone notices.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Paul J. Carney” float=”none” width=”100%”]Culture is such a thin veneer / Scratch it and the truth will come gushing out / And the truth will come bleeding out / Yeah it all will come crashing down / The truth will come[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Peter Davison” float=”none” width=”100%”]I just think that some version of the past in our culture is going to rise up and become dominant.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ralph Nader” float=”none” width=”100%”]Every culture has something to be ashamed of, but every culture also has the right to change, to challenge negative traditions, and create to new ones.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ralph Waldo Emerson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Culture opens the sense of beauty.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rob Lowe” float=”none” width=”100%”]I like the tradition of ordinary men in extraordinary circumstances and how they react to events which force them to be heroic in a way that is not in their natures.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Siddharth Katragadda” float=”none” width=”100%”]The greatness of a culture can be found in its festivals.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Steve Gruenert” float=”none” width=”100%”]The effectiveness of a new culture depends on the strength of the people behind the change and the strength of the pre-existing culture.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Terence McKenna” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cultures are virtual realities made of language.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Thomas Wolfe” float=”none” width=”100%”]Culture is the arts elevated to a set of beliefs.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Toby Hemenway” float=”none” width=”100%”]A culture disconnected from wild nature becomes insane.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”U. G. Krishnamurti” float=”none” width=”100%”]Society or culture or whatever you might want to call it, has created us all solely and wholly for the purpose of maintaining its continuity and status quo.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”W. Somerset Maugham” float=”none” width=”100%”]Tradition is a guide and not a jailer.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Wangari Maathai” float=”none” width=”100%”]Culture is coded wisdom.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Wendell Pierce” float=”none” width=”100%”]The role of culture is that it’s the form through which we as a society reflect on who we are, where we’ve been, where we hope to be.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Winston Churchill” float=”none” width=”100%”]A love for tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Woody Allen” float=”none” width=”100%”]Tradition is the illusion of permanence.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Yo-Yo Ma” float=”none” width=”100%”]When you learn something from people, or from a culture, you accept it as a gift, and it is your lifelong commitment to preserve it and build on it.[/wpsm_quote]