"The human race's prospects of survival were considerably better when we were defenceless against tigers than they are today when we have become defenceless against ourselves."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Arnold J. Toynbee on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Arnold J. Toynbee on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Arnold J. Toynbee on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Arnold J. Toynbee on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Arnold J. Toynbee on Mahatma Gandhi
"A life which does not go into action is a failure."
"As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is our responsibility."
"Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God."
"Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor."
"History is a vision of God's creation on the move."