Authors that match 'savage'.

Walter Savage Landor English Poet (-)
Adam Savage American Entertainer (1967-)
Ben Savage American Actor (1980-)
Dan Savage American Writer (1964-)
Fred Savage American Actor (1976-)
Michael Savage American Celebrity (1942-)
Richard Savage English Poet (1697-1743)
Terry Savage (-)

Quotations that match 'savage'.

Of all our infirmities, the most savage is to despise our being. Michel de Montaigne
[ Being Despise Infirmities Most Our Savage]
We have forgotten that we have not come to an empty land to inherit it, but we have come to conquer a country from people inhabiting it, that governs it by the virtue of its language and savage culture. Moshe Sharett
[ Come Conquer Country Culture Empty Forgotten Governs Inhabiting Inherit Land Language Savage Virtue]
The point of departure of the process to which we wish to contribute is the fact that war is the natural reaction of human nature in the savage state, while peace is the result of acquired characteristics. Elihu Root
[ Acquired Characteristics Contribute Departure Fact Human Natural Nature Peace Point Process Reaction Result Savage State War Which While Wish]
There was an age, however, when the transition from savagery to civilization, with all its impressive outward manifestations in art and architecture, took place for the first time. James H. Breasted
[ Age Architecture Art Civilization First However Impressive Manifestations Outward Place Savagery Time Took Transition]
At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries, the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate, and replace the savage races throughout the world. Charles Darwin
[ Almost Centuries Certainly Civilized Distant Exterminate Future Man Measured Period Races Replace Savage Some Throughout Very Will World]
The savages don't have atom bombs. Friedrich Durrenmatt
[ Atom Bombs Savages]
Let us dedicate ourselves to what the Greeks wrote so many years ago: to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world. Robert Kennedy
[ Ago Dedicate Gentle Greeks Life Make Man Many Ourselves Tame Us World Wrote Years]
I was a savage for so many years of my life. There was some seed of determination in me that I was not conscious of. I was mostly consciously getting into trouble and drunk. Daniel Day-Lewis
[ Conscious Consciously Determination Drunk Getting Into Life Many Mostly Savage Seed Some Trouble Years]
We are all ready to be savage in some cause. The difference between a good man and a bad one is the choice of the cause. William James
[ Bad Between Cause Choice Difference Good Man Ready Savage Some]
The danger to society is not merely that it should believe wrong things, though that is great enough; but that it should become credulous, and lose the habit of testing things and inquiring into them; for then it must sink back into savagery. William Kingdon Clifford
[ Back Become Believe Credulous Danger Enough Great Habit Inquiring Into Lose Merely Must Savagery Should Sink Society Testing Them Then Things Though Wrong]
I directed the men in our barque to approach near the savages, and hold their arms in readiness to do their duty in case they notice any movement of these people against us. Samuel de Champlain
[ Against Any Approach Arms Case Directed Duty Hold Men Movement Near Notice Our Readiness Savages Their These Us]
We were then in a dangerous, helpless situation, exposed daily to perils and death amongst savages and wild beasts, not a white man in the country but ourselves. Daniel Boone
[ Amongst Beasts Country Daily Dangerous Death Exposed Helpless Man Ourselves Perils Savages Situation Then Were White Wild]
The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the older man who will not laugh is a fool. George Santayana
[ Fool Laugh Man Older Savage Wept Will Young]
The rational mind of man is a shallow thing, a shore upon a continent of the irrational, wherein thin colonies of reason have settled amid a savage world. Wilford O. Cross
[ Amid Colonies Continent Irrational Man Mind Rational Reason Savage Settled Shallow Shore Thin Thing Upon Wherein World]
The enemy fought with savage fury, and met death with all its horrors, without shrinking or complaining: not one asked to be spared, but fought as long as they could stand or sit. Davy Crockett
[ Asked Complaining Could Death Enemy Fought Fury Horrors Long Met Savage Shrinking Sit Spared Stand Without]
A surging, seething, murmuring crowd of beings that are human only in name, for to the eye and ear they seem naught but savage creatures, animated by vile passions and by the lust of vengeance and of hate. Baroness Orczy
[ Animated Beings Creatures Crowd Ear Eye Hate Human Lust Murmuring Name Naught Only Passions Savage Seem Seething Surging Vengeance Vile]
As a result, the highly civilized man can endure incomparably more than the savage, whether of moral or physical strain. Being better able to control himself under all circumstances, he has a great advantage over the savage. Lafcadio Hearn
[ Able Advantage Being Better Circumstances Civilized Control Endure Great Highly Himself Incomparably Man Moral More Over Physical Result Savage Strain Than Under Whether]
Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for their desolating incursions. Ambrose Bierce
[ Beyond Creditor Dreaded Dwelling Financial Savages Straits Their Tribe]
Political rivals attacked me. I was savagely beaten. I was kicked in the face and I lost my eye as a result. Jean-Marie Le Pen
[ Attacked Beaten Eye Face Kicked Lost Political Result Rivals]
Adolescence as the time when an individual 'recapitulates' the savage stage of the race's past. Granville Stanley Hall
[ Adolescence Individual Past Race Savage Stage Time]
It disturbs me no more to find men base, unjust, or selfish than to see apes mischievous, wolves savage, or the vulture ravenous. Jean-Paul Sartre
[ Apes Base Disturbs Find Men Mischievous More Ravenous Savage See Selfish Than Unjust Vulture Wolves]
Anyone who has to fight, even with the most modern weapons, against an enemy in complete command of the air, fights like a savage against modern European troops, under the same handicaps and with the same chances of success. Erwin Rommel
[ Against Air Anyone Chances Command Complete Enemy European Even Fight Fights Handicaps Modern Most Same Savage Success Troops Under Weapons]
We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order to reach its fruit; but the same blunder is made by every person who is over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure. William Ellery Channing
[ Blunder Cuts Down Eager Every Fruit Ignorance Impatient Made Order Over Person Pleasure Pursuit Reach Same Savage Smile Tree]
It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between. Diane Ackerman
[ Beautiful Began Between Country End Lies Mystery Savage Will]
When I'm on stage the savage in me is released. It's like going back to being a cave man. It takes me six hours to come down after a show. Angus Young
[ After Back Being Cave Come Down Going Hours Man Released Savage Show Six Stage Takes]
So is the savage buffalo, especially delighting in dark places, where he can wallow in the mud and slake his thirst without much trouble; and here also we find the wild pig. John H. Speke
[ Also Buffalo Dark Delighting Especially Find Here His Much Mud Pig Places Savage Thirst Trouble Wallow Where Wild Without]
The missionaries go forth to Christianize the savages - as if the savages weren't dangerous enough already. Edward Abbey
[ Already Dangerous Enough Forth Go Missionaries Savages Weren]
The limitation upon this mode of promoting peace lies in the fact that it consists in an appeal to the civilized side of man, while war is the product of forces proceeding from man's original savage nature. Elihu Root
[ Appeal Civilized Consists Fact Forces Lies Limitation Man Mode Nature Original Peace Proceeding Product Promoting Savage Side Upon War While]
They died hard, those savage men - like wounded wolves at bay. They were filthy, and they were lousy, and they stunk. And I loved them. Douglas MacArthur History
[ Bay Died Filthy Hard Lousy Loved Men Savage Stunk Them Those Were Wolves Wounded]
Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages. Thomas A. Edison
[ Beings Ethics Evolution Goal Harming Highest Leads Living Non-Violence Other Savages Still Stop Until Which]
Liberal capitalism is not at all the Good of humanity. Quite the contrary; it is the vehicle of savage, destructive nihilism. Alain Badiou
[ Capitalism Contrary Destructive Good Humanity Liberal Nihilism Quite Savage Vehicle]
Civilized men are more discourteous than savages because they know they can be impolite without having their skulls split, as a general thing. Robert E. Howard
[ Because Civilized General Having Know Men More Savages Skulls Split Than Their Thing Without]
The savage repression of blacks, which can be estimated by reading the obituary columns of the nation's dailies, Fred Hampton, etc., has not failed to register on the black inmates. George Jackson
[ Black Blacks Columns Dailies Estimated Etc Failed Fred Hampton Inmates Nation Obituary Reading Register Repression Savage Which]
The trend of all knowledge at the present is to specialize, but archaeology has in it all the qualities that call for the wide view of the human race, of its growth from the savage to the civilized, which is seen in all stages of social and religious development. Margaret Murray
[ Archaeology Call Civilized Development Growth Human Knowledge Present Qualities Race Religious Savage Seen Social Specialize Stages Trend View Which Wide]
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied. George Catlin
[ Abuse Am Applied Believe General Inclined Savage Sense Use Very Whom Word]
Each new generation is a fresh invasion of savages. Hervey Allen
[ Each Fresh Generation Invasion New Savages]
No nation, savage or civilized, save only the United States of America, has confessed its inability to protect its women save by hanging, shooting, and burning alleged offenders. Ida B. Wells
[ Alleged America Burning Civilized Confessed Hanging Inability Nation Offenders Only Protect Savage Save Shooting States United Women]
The more we study the Indian's character the more we appreciate the marked distinction between the civilized being and the real savage. Nelson A. Miles
[ Appreciate Being Between Character Civilized Distinction Indian Marked More Real Savage Study]
The intrusions of the white race and the non- compliance with treaty obligations have been followed by atrocities that could alone satisfy a savage and revengeful spirit. Nelson A. Miles
[ Alone Atrocities Been Compliance Could Followed Intrusions Obligations Race Satisfy Savage Spirit Treaty White]
Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men. Ayn Rand
[ Civilization Existence Free His Laws Man Men Privacy Process Progress Public Ruled Savage Setting Society Toward Tribe Whole]
Problem solving is hunting. It is savage pleasure and we are born to it. Thomas Harris
[ Born Hunting Pleasure Problem Savage Solving]
It seems to me monstrous that anyone should believe that the jazz rhythm expresses America. Jazz rhythm expresses the primitive savage. Isadora Duncan
[ America Anyone Believe Expresses Jazz Monstrous Primitive Rhythm Savage Seems Should]
Germany has reduced savagery to a science, and this great war for the victorious peace of justice must go on until the German cancer is cut clean out of the world body. Theodore Roosevelt
[ Body Cancer Clean Cut German Germany Go Great Justice Must Out Peace Reduced Savagery Science Until Victorious War World]
Religion is the last refuge of human savagery. Alfred North Whitehead
[ Human Last Refuge Religion Savagery]
The fact that tradition hinders the individual savage from thinking logically by no means proves that he cannot think logically. James M. Baldwin
[ Cannot Fact Hinders Individual Logically Means Proves Savage Think Thinking Tradition]
I have a huge and savage conscience that won't let me get away with things. Octavia Butler
[ Away Conscience Get Huge Savage Things Won]
Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. William Congreve Music
[ Bend Charms Music Oak Rocks Savage Soften]
If nations could only depend upon fair and impartial judgments in a world court of law, they would abandon the senseless, savage practice of war. Belva Lockwood
[ Abandon Could Court Depend Fair Impartial Judgments Law Nations Only Practice Savage Senseless Upon War World Would]
Yeah, we're sweet but savage, and I think a lot of Canadians are that way. Bruce McCulloch
[ Canadians Lot Savage Sweet Think Way Yeah]
The most savage controversies are about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way. Bertrand Russell
[ Controversies Either Evidence Good Matters Most Savage Way Which]
All men, even those we call savages, have been so tormented by the passion for strong drinks, that limited as their capacities were, they were yet able to manufacture them. Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
[ Able Been Call Capacities Drinks Even Limited Manufacture Men Passion Savages Strong Their Them Those Tormented Were Yet]
A satirist is a man whose flesh creeps so at the ugly and the savage and the incongruous aspects of society that he has to express them as brutally and nakedly as possible in order to get relief. John Dos Passos
[ Aspects Brutally Creeps Express Flesh Get Incongruous Man Order Possible Relief Satirist Savage Society Them Ugly Whose]
George Bush says what John Kerry did was noble. Yet he sees him being savaged by his own supporters. Mark Shields
[ Being Bush Did George Him His John Kerry Noble Own Says Sees Supporters Yet]
I have struck a city - a real city - and they call it Chicago... I urgently desire never to see it again. It is inhabited by savages. Rudyard Kipling
[ Again Call Chicago City Desire Inhabited Never Real Savages See Struck Urgently]
I did not join the resistance movement to kill people, to kill the nation. Look at me now. Am I a savage person? My conscience is clear. Pol Pot
[ Am Clear Conscience Did Join Kill Look Movement Nation Now Person Resistance Savage]
The lands granted were in the occupancy of savages and situated in a wilderness, of which the government had never taken possession, and of which it could not with its own citizens ever have taken possession. William H. Wharton
[ Citizens Could Ever Government Granted Had Lands Never Own Possession Savages Situated Taken Were Which Wilderness]
I wanted to make an Indian character who wasn't either a) the savage that must be eliminated, the force of nature that's blocking the way for industrial progress, or b) the noble innocent that knows all and is another cliche. I wanted him to be a complicated human being. Jim Jarmusch
[ Another Being Blocking Character Cliche Complicated Either Eliminated Force Him Human Indian Industrial Innocent Knows Make Must Nature Noble Progress Savage Wanted Way]
Life Among the Savages is a disrespectful memoir of my children. Shirley Jackson
[ Among Children Disrespectful Life Memoir Savages]
A multitude of causes unknown to former times are now acting with a combined force to blunt the discriminating powers of the mind, and unfitting it for all voluntary exertion to reduce it to a state of almost savage torpor. William Wordsworth
[ Acting Almost Blunt Causes Combined Discriminating Exertion Force Former Mind Multitude Now Powers Reduce Savage State Times Unknown Voluntary]
Writing is a solitary occupation. Family, friends, and society are the natural enemies of the writer. He must be alone, uninterrupted, and slightly savage if he is to sustain and complete an undertaking. Jessamyn West
[ Alone Complete Enemies Family Friends Must Natural Occupation Savage Slightly Society Solitary Sustain Undertaking Uninterrupted Writer Writing]
The theoretical understanding of the world, which is the aim of philosophy, is not a matter of great practical importance to animals, or to savages, or even to most civilised men. Bertrand Russell
[ Aim Animals Civilised Even Great Importance Matter Men Most Philosophy Practical Savages Theoretical Understanding Which World]
Remember the rights of the savage, as we call him. Remember that the happiness of his humble home, remember that the sanctity of life in the hill villages of Afghanistan, among the winter snows, is as inviolable in the eye of Almighty God, as can be your own. William E. Gladstone
[ Afghanistan Almighty Among Call Eye God Happiness Hill Him His Home Humble Inviolable Life Own Remember Rights Sanctity Savage Snows Villages Winter Your]
Taking them out of the picture, so to speak, what football really is, the savagery, the core root of football, it doesn't change. It really puts the real in football. Lawrence Taylor
[ Change Core Football Out Picture Puts Real Really Root Savagery Speak Taking Them]
Mars, when guilty of homicide, and set free from the charge of murder by the Athenians through favour, lest he should appear to be too fierce and savage, committed adultery with Venus. Lactantius
[ Adultery Appear Athenians Charge Committed Favour Fierce Free Guilty Homicide Lest Mars Murder Savage Set Should Through Too Venus]
The toute ensemble was such as to make polished society blush, when compared with these savages. Zebulon Pike
[ Blush Compared Ensemble Make Polished Savages Society Such These]
In better times the religion of the tribe or state has nothing in common with the private and foreign superstitions or magical rites that savage terror may dictate to the individual. William Robertson Smith
[ Better Common Dictate Foreign Individual Magical May Nothing Private Religion Rites Savage State Superstitions Terror Times Tribe]
Conservatives saw the savagery of 9/11 in the attacks and prepared for war; liberals saw the savagery of the 9/11 attacks and wanted to prepare indictments and offer therapy and understanding for our attackers. Karl Rove
[ Attackers Attacks Conservatives Indictments Liberals Offer Our Prepare Prepared Savagery Saw Therapy Understanding Wanted War]
I think that show will go down in history... people will scratch their heads and say 'How did this ever get on the air?' I mean, they finally have a planet that's populated with a black race and then they present them as savage warriors, and the men want the white girl! Denise Crosby
[ Air Black Did Down Ever Finally Get Girl Go Heads History How Mean Men Planet Populated Present Race Savage Say Scratch Show Their Them Then Think Want Warriors White Will]