Human dignity is the keystone of any civilization. — Clifford D. Simak (1904-1988) City
The most necessary task of civilization is to teach men how to think.
— Thomas Edison (1847-1931) American Inventor
To enjoy privilege without abuse, to have liberty without license, to possess power and steadfastly refuse to use it for selfaggrandizement – these are the marks of high civilization.
— The Urantia Book (48:7.8)
How to Live This Quality Today:
• Think before you speak.
• Give people the benefit of the doubt. Examine their motives and realize that even though they may be doing something you don’t like, they may have positive reasons in their minds.
Mythological Figure: Isis, the Egyptian goddess of the moon and fertility, brought forth civilization.