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" These are traits and measures and modes; and the true test ' of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of cities, nor the crops, — no, but the kind of man the country turns out. "
Society and Solitude: Twelve Chapters - Pagina 26
di Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870 - 300 pagine
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Report of the Secretary of Agriculture

United States. Department of Agriculture - 1968
...pollutants a year and its 1 billion pounds of garbage. But, as Emerson wrote, "the true test of civilization is not the census, nor the size of cities, nor the crops, but the kind of man that the country turns out." We have yet to show that we can blend quality with...
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The Emerson Dilemma: Essays on Emerson and Social Reform

T. Gregory Garvey - 2001 - 264 pagine
...cultivate character, strength, and compassion in its individual citizens. "The true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of cities, nor the...— no, but the kind of man the country turns out" (Atlantic 506; w 7:31). Character and moral direction, not wealth and power, mark the achievements...
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The Westminster Collection of Christian Quotations

Martin H. Manser - 2001 - 497 pagine
...which is not based on the great principles of Christianity. Tryon Edwards The true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of cities, nor the crops, but the kind of man that the country turns out. Ralph Waldo Emerson To seek the society of others and...
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Civilization's Quotations: Life's Ideal

Richard Alan Krieger - 2007 - 344 pagine
...huts, it is still the greatest city in the world." — Walt Whitman "The true test of a civilization is, not the census, nor the size of cities, nor the...— no, but the kind of man the country turns out." — "Cities give not the human senses room enough." — "The civilized man has built a coach, but has...
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The Political Emerson: Essential Writings on Politics and Social ..., Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2004 - 212 pagine
...such harm as they do. These are traits, and measures, and modes; and the true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of cities, nor the...of the temperate zone. I see the immense material prosperity,—towns on towns, states on states, and wealth piled in the massive architecture of cities,...
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EcoKids: Raising Children Who Care for the Earth

Dan Chiras - 2005 - 240 pagine
...Brad and Rodd Lancaster. The true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of cities, not the crops — no, but the kind of man the country turns out — Ralph Waldo Emerson 8 ENSURING SUCCESS When my children were quite young, I was determined not...
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The Quote Verifier: Who Said What, Where, and When

Ralph Keyes - 2007 - 416 pagine
..."Civilization," Emerson wrote, "The true test of civilization is, not the census, not the size of cities, not the crops — no, but the kind of man the country turns out." A century earlier, in 1770, Samuel Johnson told James Boswell that "a decent provision for the poor...
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Motivational Classics, Volume 1

Tom Walsh - 2007 - 200 pagine
...wealth; higher than genius; more enduring than fame. "The truest test of civilization," says Emerson, "is not the census, nor the size of cities, nor the crops; no, but the kind of men the country turns out." Montaigne kept his castle gates unbarred during the wars of the Fronde,...
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Prose Works 1892: Speciman Days, Volume 1

Walt Whitman - 2007 - 416 pagine
...Shoshone Indians is, "The earth hears me. The sun hears me. Shall I lie?" The true test of civilization is not the census, nor the size of cities, nor the crops — no, but the kind of a man the country turns out.— Emerson. 20 The whole wide ether is the eagle's sway: The whole earth...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 9

1862
...such harm as they do. These are traits, and measures, and modes ; and the true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of cities, nor the...in the massive architecture of cities, California quartz-mountains dumped down in New York to be re-piled architecturally along-shore from Canada to...
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