Quote of the Day
Authors Categories Blog Quote Maker Videos
 

Edward Said Quotes: human societies, at least the more advanced cultures, have rarely offered the individual anything but imperialism, racism, and ethnocentrism for dealing with
         

human societies, at least the more advanced cultures, have rarely offered the individual anything but imperialism, racism, and ethnocentrism for dealing with "other" cultures.


Edward Said
Check all other quotes by Edward Said

Want to display this quote image on your website or blog? Simply copy and paste the below code on your website/blog.

Embed:

Format of this image is jpg. The width and height of image are 1200 and 630, repectively. This image is available for free to download.





human societies, at least the more advanced cultures, have rarely offered the individual anything but imperialism, racism, and ethnocentrism for dealing with
         



Citation

Use the citation below to add this quote to your bibliography:


Styles:

×

MLA Style Citation


"Edward Said Quotes." Quoteslyfe.com, 2024. Fri. 19 Apr. 2024. <https://www.quoteslyfe.com/quote/human-societies-at-least-the-more-advanced-200421>.





Check out


Other quotes of Edward Said


Every empire, however, tells itself and the world that it is unlike all other empires, that its mission is not to plunder and control but to educate and liberate.

Every empire, however, tells itself and the world that it is unlike all other empires, that its mission is not to plunder and control but to educate and liberate.



History is written by those who win and those who dominate.

History is written by those who win and those who dominate.



You cannot continue to victimize someone else just because you yourself were a victim once—there has to be a limit

You cannot continue to victimize someone else just because you yourself were a victim once—there has to be a limit



Humanism is the only - I would go so far as saying the final- resistance we have against the inhuman practices and injustices that disfigure human history.

Humanism is the only - I would go so far as saying the final- resistance we have against the inhuman practices and injustices that disfigure human history.



No cause, no God, no abstract idea can justify the mass slaughter of innocents.

No cause, no God, no abstract idea can justify the mass slaughter of innocents.



Ideas, cultures, and histories cannot seriously be understood or studied without their force, or more precisely their configurations of power, also being studied.

Ideas, cultures, and histories cannot seriously be understood or studied without their force, or more precisely their configurations of power, also being studied.



We can not fight for our rights and our history as well as future until we are armed with weapons of criticism and dedicated consciousness.

We can not fight for our rights and our history as well as future until we are armed with weapons of criticism and dedicated consciousness.



Since the time of Homer every European, in what he could say about the Orient, was a racist, an imperialist, and almost totally ethnocentric.

Since the time of Homer every European, in what he could say about the Orient, was a racist, an imperialist, and almost totally ethnocentric.



The history of other cultures is non-existent until it erupts in confrontation with the United States.

The history of other cultures is non-existent until it erupts in confrontation with the United States.



My argument is that history is made by men and women, just as it can also be unmade and rewritten, always with various silence and elisions, always with shapes imposed and disfigurements tolerated.

My argument is that history is made by men and women, just as it can also be unmade and rewritten, always with various silence and elisions, always with shapes imposed and disfigurements tolerated.





Other quotes you may like



When one learns to focus energy through surrender and sensitivity, they become free, and can access the expansiveness of endless possibility.

When one learns to focus energy through surrender and sensitivity, they become free, and can access the expansiveness of endless possibility.



Gold don't come off. What's good stays good no matter how much of a beating it takes.

Gold don't come off. What's good stays good no matter how much of a beating it takes.



I think for a lot of people that are in performing arts, it's easy to fall into the trap of starting to confuse what's real life and what's not, because to your body it's all real.

I think for a lot of people that are in performing arts, it's easy to fall into the trap of starting to confuse what's real life and what's not, because to your body it's all real.



A talent is a combination of something you love a great deal and something you can lose yourself in - something that you can start at 9 o'clock, look up from your work and it's 10 o'clock at night.

A talent is a combination of something you love a great deal and something you can lose yourself in - something that you can start at 9 o'clock, look up from your work and it's 10 o'clock at night.



Extreme justice is often injustice.

Extreme justice is often injustice.



It's a market economy. Apparently the demand for great coaches exceeds the supply, so of course the price of good coaches is going to be high.

It's a market economy. Apparently the demand for great coaches exceeds the supply, so of course the price of good coaches is going to be high.



Some people put down all presidents. If you say anything good about any of them, they think you're supporting everything they do.

Some people put down all presidents. If you say anything good about any of them, they think you're supporting everything they do.



I like to keep the world, to some degree, an implied setting.

I like to keep the world, to some degree, an implied setting.



Life is about fighting. You will going to have to fight everyday of your lifetime.

Life is about fighting. You will going to have to fight everyday of your lifetime.




Quote Description


This page presents the quote "human societies, at least the more advanced cultures, have rarely offered the individual anything but imperialism, racism, and ethnocentrism for dealing with "other" cultures.". Author of this quote is Edward Said. This quote is about colonialism, orientalism, racism, cultural-bigorty, chauvinism,.