Quotation Explorer - 'West'

Evil is ancient, unchanging, and with us always. The more postmodern the West becomes affluent, leisured, nursed on moral equivalence, utopian pacifism, and multicultural relativism the more premodern the evil among us seems to arise in nihilistic response. - Victor Davis Hanson
Artie: It's in here.Jim: Let's check this [box] first, Artie.Artie: Oh. [Finding a fake Sword of Kuniyoshi] Phony! How do you like that? Phony!Jim: Artie...so are our bonds.Artie: Oh. You can't trust anybody these days.Wild Wild West (TV) Season 3Night of the Samurai - Wild Wild West TV
The writer Richard Manning has argued that 'the most destructive force in the American West is its commanding views, because they foster the illusion that we command. - Phillip Connors
The most important principle of divine philosophy is the oneness of the world of humanity, the unity of mankind, the bond conjoining East and West, the tie of love which blends human hearts.
Berlin is the testicle of the West. When I want the West to scream, I squeeze on Berlin. - Nikita Khrushchev
The West did not come to rule the world through its superiority of religion or ideas, but rather through its superior application of organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact, non-Westerners never do.
Those in the West who have adopted Christ as their own should remember that he was an Oriental. Love and sympathy for Jesus should be expanded into love and sympathy for all Orientals, and for all the world. - Paramahansa Yogananda
No sight better expresses the politics of aid, the dynamics of the West and the developing countries, than the image of children, happy or in need. - Zia Haider Rahman
If it was the last sunset i will ever see, I will keep running in the West, i won't let that sun to set - Ayushya Chitransh
Jim: By the way Artie. How are you going to escape?Artie: Oh, the usual way. Guile.. cunning...trickery.Wild Wild West Season 3Night of the Arrow - Wild Wild West TV
So much of liberalism in its classical sense is taken for granted in the west today and even disrespected. We take freedom for granted, and because of this we don't understand how incredibly vulnerable it is. - Niall Ferguson
Islam is not the greatest threat facing Christianity in the west. The biggest threat facing Christianity in the west is Scripture illiterate believers who are asleep while a world waits to here the Gospel... - Pastor Steve Bainbridge
Ultimately, I found my instincts mirrored in a line from Thoreau: 'My needle...always settles between west and south-southwest. The future lies that way to me, and the earth seems more exhausted and richer on that side. - Phillip Connors
The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact, non-Westerners never do.
Who could tell what forms, what visions, what faces, what forgiveness he could see in the glow of the west! - Joseph Conrad
It's the easiest thing in the world to get to California-you just aim yourself west and start walking. - Rae Carson
Dr. Loveless: Dang these pine needles. Why can't a forest be decently carpeted?Wild Wild West (TV) Second Season: Night of the Green Terror - Michael Garrison
Count Duchamps: It's a wonder he didn't clank when he [Jim West] when he walked. (referring to all of Jim's gadgets and weaponry)Wild Wild West (TV) Season 1Night of the Two-Legged Buffalo - Wild Wild West TV
Back in Russia we were dirt-poor. Here in the West we are still poor but have risen above the dirt to tower alongside stalks of grass! - Vera Nazarian
I went to the West and saw Islam, but no Muslims; I got back to the East and saw Muslims, but not Islam. - Muhammad Abduh
If a drug dealer falls in West Baltimore and no one is there to hear him, does he make a sound? - David Simon
Monty Python's usual schoolboy humour is here let loose on a period of history appropriately familiar to every schoolboy in the West, and a faith which could be shaken by such good-humoured ribaldry would be a very precarious faith indeed.
Are we Pakistanis, children of a lesser God? Is there one law for the west and one for us? Is our democracy supposed to be only democracy if you give us a no objection certificate? - Imran Khan
East or West, Home is BestNorth or South, Hand to Mouth - Doctor You
The world we suggest is a new wild west. A sensuous evil world. Strange and haunting, the path of the sun… - Jim Morrison
California: The west coast of Iowa. - Joan Didion
What can oppose the decline of the west is not a resurrected culture but the utopia that is silently contained in the image of its decline. - Theodor W. Adorno
Beauty' is a currency system like the gold standard. Like any economy, it is determined by politics, and in the modern age in the West is is the last, best belief system that keeps male dominance intact. - Naomi Wolf
The great weakness of the West is that it has nothing with which to inspire loyalty except wealth. But what is wealth? Another washing machine, a bigger car, a nicer house to live in? Not much to feed the spirit in all that. - John Burdett
There is always a need for intoxication: China has opium, Islam has hashish, the West has woman. - André Malraux
Our ancient Indian Rishis realized that SPACE is a distinct entity with its own properties and called it AAKASA...The West realized it only when Einstein published his Theory of Relativity.... - Ankala V Subbarao
Wars are an outdated way to try to solve conflicts, which is unacceptable in the 21st century. Instead of trying to conquer yourself, wars are an unconscious way to try to conquer life. Wars are an unconscious way to try to conquer death, which is the basic fear in the West. - Swami Dhyan Giten
The rate spread of EBOLA VIRUS in West Africa, is big tragedy. It is a fatal disease in the history of the world. Intensive education (formal and informal approaches) of the citizens of African can help prevent the spread. International cooperation is urgently needed to combat the EBOLA virus. - Lailah Gifty Akita
That’s what imperialism is all about, shoving your language, religion, culture, and race down others’ throats and telling them that they’re beneath you and it’s not unique to the West either. - M.B. Dallocchio
I don't think the real America is in New York or on the Pacific Coast; personally, I like the Middle West much better, places like North and South Dakota, Minneapolis and Saint Paul. There, I think, are the true Americans - Charlie Chaplin
Metric is definitely communist. One monetary system, one language, one weight and measurement system, one world - all communist! We know the West was won by the inch, foot, yard, and mile.
Islam's borders are bloody and so are its innards. The fundamental problem for the West is not Islamic fundamentalism. It is Islam, a different civilisation whose people are convinced of the superiority of their culture and are obsessed with the inferiority of their power. - Samuel P. Huntington
Jim: I want you to search every place in this hotel where a crate of dynamite could possibly be stored.Artie: Right. And if I find it?Jim: I'll arrange for someone to pour cold water over your face to revive you.Wild Wild West (TV) Season 2Night of the Infernal Machine - Wild Wild West TV
If you are living in the electrified wireless west, then you are living a very abnormal lifestyle that your genetics has no adaptation to. - Steven Magee
Well, art is art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water! And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now, uh... now you tell me what you know. - Groucho Marx
Live according to Nature, runs the maxim of the West; but according to what nature, the nature of the body or the nature which exceeds the body? This first we ought to determine. - Sri Aurobindo
In the time of to Augustine, the conversation in the West mostly had been a Christian reaction to outside ideas. After Augustine, the Great Conversation would be about his ideas for centuries. - John Mark Reynolds
Jay-Z and Kanye West are to authentic rap culture what diseased rates were to 14th century Europeans - Dean Cavanagh
Still round the corner there may wait A new road or a secret gateAnd though I oft have passed them by A day will come at last when IShall take the hidden paths that run West of the Moon, East of the Sun. - J.R.R. Tolkien
In the West, they will either accept or reject. In the East, they will always accept also provide guidance and patience. - Santosh Kalwar
What was achieved under Nazi-fascism through bloody terror against the organized workers’ movement and the people is to be achieved again today in West Europe through the information society - Red Army Faction
Look back on Time, with kindly eyes -He doubtless did his best -How softly sinks that trembling sunIn Human Nature's West - - Emily Dickinson
T. Wiggett Jones: It should be illegal...to feel this rotten...without a variety of loathsome memories to cherish.Wild Wild West (TV) First Season: Night of the Grand Emir - Michael Garrison
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