Quotation Explorer - 'Tribe'

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
Pardon him, Theodotus: he is a barbarian, and thinks that the customs of his tribe and island are the laws of nature. - George Bernard Shaw
Your vibe creates your tribe. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
The diversity of our connections outside our particular tribe is directly proportionate to our ability to listen, learn and love. - Steve Knox
The Tanakee are thought to possess strange, almost supernatural powers.Their eyes are described as large and hypnotic." From Tribe of the Teddy Bear - J. Joseph Wright
The unity of Nigeria will only come if we overcome and overgrow tribe, materialism and selfish human nature. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
I belong to an ancient, idle, wild, and useless tribe... I am a storyteller.
It does not matter in which tribe you belong... It does matter to where your heart vibes - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
Do not settle for labels that presume you will never heal. Believe in yourself. Find a tribe who understands and believes in you too. Don't ever give up. - Vironika Tugaleva
Food is everything we are. It's an extension of nationalist feeling, ethnic feeling, your personal history, your province, your region, your tribe, your grandma. It's inseparable from those from the get-go. - Anthony Bourdain
PIGMY, n. One of a tribe of very small men found by ancient travelers in many parts of the world, but by modern in Central Africa only. The Pigmies are so called to distinguish them from the bulkier Caucasians -- who are Hogmies. - Ambrose Bierce
We are enjoined to love our neighbor, not our tribe. - Chris Hedges
We have nothing to fear and a great deal to learn from trees, that vigorours and pacific tribe which without stint produces strengthening essences for us, soothing balms, and in whose gracious company we spend so many cool, silent, and intimate hours. - Marcel Proust
The tribe often thinks the visionary has turned his back on them. When, in fact, the visionary has simply turned his face to the future. - Ray A. Davis
Being the soothsayer of the tribe is a dirty job, but someone has to do it. - Anthon St. Maarten
There is almost no country in Africa where it is not essential to know to which tribe, or which subgroup of which tribe, the president belongs. From this single piece of information you can trace the lines of patronage and allegiance that define the state. - Christopher Hitchens
Hey. My life’s not all about weird little creatures pretending to be teddy bears. From Tribe of the Teddy Bear. - J. Joseph Wright
We are all tattooed in our cradles with the beliefs of our tribe; the record may seem superficial, but it is indelible. You cannot educate a man wholly out of superstitious fears which were implanted in his imagination, no matter how utterly his reason may reject them. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
CREDITOR, n. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for their desolating incursions. - Ambrose Bierce
The day I found my smile again was when I stood in my own storm and danced with my tribe. - Shannon L. Alder
The poet cannot invent new words every time, of course. He uses the words of the tribe. But the handling of the word, the accent, a new articulation, renew them. - Eugène Ionesco
We talk of wild animals but man is the only wild animal. It is man that has broken out. All other animals are tame animals; following the rugged respectability of the tribe or type. - G.K. Chesterton
The instinct of the thief is most strongly marked in the Skua tribe, and I am afraid that the mere love of thieving alone actuates them on many occasions. - George Murray Levick
We hate each other by race, color, tribe, wealth, gender etc because everyone wants to feel special and different than the other. I do not however have a solution on how people can stop having an ego that makes them specially superior than the other. - Robert Kodingo
You belong with us, the lost of the lost, the tribe without a home, a tribe of orphans living our abandoned lives amid toys and trinkets, stuffed monkeys and bears. You’re one of us now—the Tribe of the Teddy Bear. From Tribe of the Teddy Bear - J. Joseph Wright
The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one. - Jane Howard
A hero isn’t a hero until he brings the boon back to the tribe. - Carlo Arellano
There are dread secrets that none may know and have peace. More, secrets that render whosoever knoweth them an alien unto the tribe he belongs to, that cause him to walk alone on earth, for he who takes, pays. - E. Hoffmann Price
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