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20th-century Quotes

20th century quotes

The rate of technological and human physiological change in the 20th century has been remarkable. Beyond that, a synergy between the improved technology and physiology is more than the simple addition of the two.Robert Fogel

I progressed through so many different styles of music through my teen years, both as a player and a vocalist, particularly the jazz and pop of the early 20th Century.Jeff Healey

Since the turn of the 20th century, members of the Jewish community in Upper East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia have been meeting together to celebrate and worship.William L. Jenkins

Movies were very important. The art-form of the 20th century.Ray Manzarek

Just as it had taken centuries to determine the true nature of the universe, so also the search for the beginning of human life proceeded well into the 20th century.Wellington Mara

Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century.Marshall McLuhan

What the history of aviation has brought in the 20th century should inspire us to be inventors and explorers ourselves in the new century.Bertrand Piccard

For one thing, before the 20th century, there were plenty of genocides. We tend to forget about them, partly because they weren't as well documented and partly because, until recently, people didn't care. We used euphemisms like 'sackings' and 'sieges' instead of calling them 'genocides.'Steven Pinker

I think President Clinton was probably the brightest President of the 20th century.Martin Sheen

My family history, like that of many Polish, German and Jewish families from Central Europe in the 20th century, is complex.Donald Tusk

I have made my living bearing witness to some of the most horrific events of the end of our century, at the end of the 20th century.Christiane Amanpour

I don't look so closely at women's fashion, but from the 20th century on, people have had the freedom to express themselves and their individualities, and fashion is one of the most fundamental ways in which they do this, men and women are equally able to express themselves.Tadao Ando

I really appreciate artists of the 20th century, and I can see a lot of their influence on my work, but to suggest that my design only fits within an 'ism' kind of bothers me.Michael Arad

One layer was certainly 17th century. The 18th century in him is obvious. There was the 19th century, and a large slice, of course, of the 20th century; and another, curious layer which may possibly have been the 21st.Clement Attlee

I'm from Port Arthur, Texas! Little guy! Little character guy from one of the saddest oil-refinery towns in America. And here I was driving over to Beverly Hills, to 20th Century Fox, to be on 'M*A*S*H!'G. W. Bailey

While there is a great value in things that are old, it seems that the overwhelming challenge in Britain in the late 20th century is to make every effort to see value in the contemporary and in the future.Stephen Bayley

In art and music, particularly in the 20th century, there was a big period there where for something to be called profound you had to not be able to understand it.Joshua Bell

After World War II society had to settle back for a moment before it picked up the 20th century.Stella Blum

The force of the advertising word and image dwarfs the power of other literature in the 20th century.Daniel J. Boorstin

There are signs that the age of petroleum has passed its zenith. Adjusted for inflation, a barrel of crude oil now sells for three times its long-run average. The large western oil companies, which cartellised the industry for much of the 20th century, are now selling more oil than they find, and are thus in the throes of liquidation.James Buchan