17 Wise quotes about culture

No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive. -Mahatma Gandhi

No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive. -Mahatma Gandhi

 

Our cultural diversity has most certainly shaped our national character. -Julie Bishop

Our cultural diversity has most certainly shaped our national character. -Julie Bishop

 

All I’ve ever wanted to do is move the needle on popular culture. -Jimmy Lovine

All I’ve ever wanted to do is move the needle on popular culture. -Jimmy Lovine

 

It is not part of a true culture to tame tigers, any more than it is to make sheep ferocious. -Henry David Thoreau

It is not part of a true culture to tame tigers, any more than it is to make sheep ferocious. -Henry David Thoreau

 

The triumph of culture is to overpower nationality. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

The triumph of culture is to overpower nationality. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Every man’s ability may be strengthened or increased by culture. -John Abbot

Every man’s ability may be strengthened or increased by culture. -John Abbot

 

Popular culture is a contradiction in terms. If it’s popular, it’s not culture. -Vivienne Westwood

Popular culture is a contradiction in terms. If it’s popular, it’s not culture. -Vivienne Westwood

 

A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people. -Mahatma Gandhi

A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people. -Mahatma Gandhi

 

Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit. -Jawaharlal Nehru

Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit. -Jawaharlal Nehru

 

No people come into possession of a culture without having paid a heavy price for it. -James Baldwin

No people come into possession of a culture without having paid a heavy price for it. -James Baldwin

 

Culture is a way of coping with the world by defining it in detail. -Malcolm Bradbury

Culture is a way of coping with the world by defining it in detail. -Malcolm Bradbury

 

You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them. -Ray Bradbury

You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them. -Ray Bradbury

 

Culture is the bedrock, the final wall, against which one leans one’s back in a godforsaken chaos. -J.C. Powys

Culture is the bedrock, the final wall, against which one leans one’s back in a godforsaken chaos. -J.C. Powys

 

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots. -Marcus Garvey

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots. -Marcus Garvey

 

It’s part of our pop culture to give animals human personalities and talents. -Neil Degrasse Tyson

It’s part of our pop culture to give animals human personalities and talents. -Neil Degrasse Tyson

 

That is true culture which helps us to work for the social betterment of all. -Henry Ward Beecher

That is true culture which helps us to work for the social betterment of all. -Henry Ward Beecher

 

Culture is not made up but something that evolves which is human. -Edward T. Hall

Culture is not made up but something that evolves which is human. -Edward T. Hall