Communism means barbarism.
America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
If mankind were to continue in other than the present barbarism, a new path must be found, a new civilization based on some other method than technology.
The twentieth century has exhibited a barbarism and lack of respect for human life on a massive scale just about unknown before.
Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice: all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things.
If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization, then be prepared to accept barbarism.
All places where women are excluded tend downward to barbarism; but the moment she is introduced, there come in with her courtesy, cleanliness, sobriety, and order.
Terrorism is a return to barbarism but countries differ in the way they want to deal with this scourge. We're looking for an approach that's acceptable to all or a middle ground.
This is just the type of barbarism that the war on terrorism is determined to stop. I express my sympathies to the families of the victims.
America is the only nation in history which miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization.
It's akin to burning down a black church. I think it was a cowardly act of barbarism. The person who did this clearly knew that it was a significant site.
Back through the ages of barbarism and civilization, in all tongues, we find this instinctive pleasure in the imitative action that is the very essence of all drama.
There is so much that must be done in a civilized barbarism like war.
Barbarism is the absence of standards to which appeal can be made.
From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step.
Barbarism is needed every four or five hundred years to bring the world back to life. Otherwise it would die of civilization.
The ultimate tendency of civilization is towards barbarism.
The Greeks possessed a knowledge of human nature we seem hardly able to attain to without passing through the strengthening hibernation of a new barbarism.
Reduced to a miserable mass level, the level of a Hitler, German Romanticism broke out into hysterical barbarism.
The age in which we live can only be characterized as one of barbarism. Our civilization is in the process not only of being militarized, but also being brutalized.
To deal with the true causes of war one must begin by recognizing as of prime relevancy to the solution of the problem the familiar fact that civilization is a partial, incomplete, and, to a great extent, superficial modification of barbarism.
I would suggest that barbarism be considered as a permanent and universal human characteristic which becomes more or less pronounced according to the play of circumstances.
War is at its best barbarism.
a relapse into barbarism.