Quotation Explorer - 'Primitive'

I am entirely certain that twenty years from now we will look back at education as it is practiced in most schools today and wonder that we could have tolerated anything so primitive. - John W. Gardner
As technology advances in complexity and scope, fear becomes more primitive. - Don DeLillo
It is only the inferior thinker who hastens to explain the singular and the complex by the primitive shortcut of supernaturalism. - H. P. Lovecraft
Yet I am not more sure that my soul lives, than I am that perverseness is one of the primitive impulses of the human heartone of the indivisible primary faculties, or sentiments, which give direction to the character of Man. - Edgar Allan Poe
The pens sharpen Islamophobia! No such thing. Primitive Middle Eastern religions (and most others) are much the same Islam, Christianity and Judaism all define themselves through disgust for women's bodies. - Polly Toynbee
It is a primitive form of thought that things exist or do not exist. - Sir Arthur Eddington
When you love something, you seek to learn its primitive form and also its concentrated form. - Unarine Ramaru
The word 'God' is for me nothing more than the expression and product of human weaknesses, the Bible a collection of honorable, but still primitive legends which are nevertheless pretty childish. No interpretation, no matter how subtle, can (for me) change this. - Albert Einstein
[In the Universe it may be that] Primitive life is very common and intelligent life is fairly rare. Some would say it has yet to occur on Earth. - Stephen Hawking
Violence is the tool of the barbarian; aggression is the method of the primitive; bloodshed is the way of the savage; cruelty is the manner of the brutish! To be called as a ‘civilised,’ man must be peaceable! - Mehmet Murat ildan
You believe in a book that has talking animals, wizards, witches, demons, sticks turning into snakes, food falling from the sky, people walking on water, and all sorts of magical, absurd and primitive stories, and you say that we are the ones that need help? - Dan Barker
Despite 2000 years of evolution in modern times, we have still not managed to develop the intelligence to create a society that knows what love is. Our society is still not a civilization, it is still primitive and barbaric. - Swami Dhyan Giten
At this stage I can see most of the men are still primitive about sexual perception and conception. - Baris Gencel
Mythology is a set of primitive lies that people rarely believe. This is rather different from history, which is a set of lies that people believe. - Ashwin Sanghi
Our consciousness is primitive; it is dependent on wants and needs. - Debasish Mridha
Myths are, in fact...neither primitive nor untrue. They are, rather, a kind of poetry that helps us make sense of the world and our place in it. - Stephen H. Furrer
Why are futuristic movies so primitive, violent and ugly despite having sophisticated technology? Humanity could have an incredible future if we manage the enormous challenges we face. - Jonathan R Banks
It is a commonplace of all religious thought, even the most primitive, that the man seeking visions and insight must go apart from his fellows and love for a time in the wilderness. - Loren Eiseley
A railroad station? That was sort of a primitive airport, only you didn't have to take a cab 20 miles out of town to reach it. - Russell Baker
Food is the most primitive form of comfort. - Sheila Graham
Man is the master of Woman" - this statement may have been a glorious fact of primitive life in the wild, but it is nothing but an obnoxious stain on psyche of the thinking humanity. - Abhijit Naskar
Nature of Human is neither good nor bad, it is simply a fusion of primitive instinctual urges and modern humane conscience. - Abhijit Naskar
Leave your pride, ego, and narcissism somewhere else. Reactions from those parts of you will reinforce your children's most primitive fears. - Henry Cloud
You white people are so strange. We think it is very primitive for a child to have only two parents.
Good and evil are both within us. And when our primitive ancestors humanized these natural qualities of the mind, they got two completely opposite supernatural characters. One was the merciful lord almighty and the other was the wicked devil. - Abhijit Naskar
One thing I have learned in a long life: that all our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike -- and yet it is the most precious thing we have. - Albert Einstein
Hana: What on Earth is a 'barbeque'? Hel: A primitive tribal ritual featuring paper plates, elbows, flying insects, encrusted meat, hush puppies, and beer. Hana: I daren't ask what a 'hush puppy' is. Hel: Don't.
The kiss intimately relates to the most primitive kind of human contact, which can satisfy all of our needs, like: feeding, enjoying pleasure, tasting, wanting, rejecting, everything we associate with love. - Mabel Iam
But the shadow is merely somewhat inferior, primitive, unadapted, and awkward; not wholly bad. It even contains childish or primitive qualities which would in a way vitalize and embellish human existence, but convention forbids! - C.G. Jung
Man looks very coward and extremely primitive with an ostentatious big sword and he looks very brave and tremendously sophisticated with a humble olive branch! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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