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Stone Age

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Definition the earliest known period of human culture, characterized by the use of stone tools (very roughly 350,000 BC to 3500 BC)
  • A hundred cultured boys and girls slipping back to illiteracy, back to the stone age, the veneer sloughing away .... reverting to savagery.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Tunnel In the Sky
  • A little group of Indians passed the gate, gnarled tiny creatures of the Stone Age.
    Graham Greene  --  The Power and the Glory
  • Back to the Stone Age, Ben said quietly.
    Ted Dekker  --  White: The Great Pursuit
  • The commonly held view is that mankind appeared in the middle of the Stone Age.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • Thousands and thousands of years have passed him right by, and there he is — Stanley Kowalski — survivor of the Stone Age!
    Tennessee Williams  --  A Streetcar Named Desire
  • And they were so backward in terms of education and technology that for Americans it often felt like being in the Stone Age.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • "Just because we live in time loops doesn't mean we're stuck in the Stone Age!"
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • Here we are in the Stone Age, knowing all these great things after centuries of progress but what can we do to make life easier for the Stone Agers?
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • It was like the Bedoowan were trying to keep the Milago back in the stone age, except for when it came to getting their precious glaze, of course.
    D.J. Machale  --  The Merchant of Death
  • I began my adult life with the hypothesis that it would be possible to become a Stone Age native.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • He belongs back in the Stone Age.
    Zane Grey  --  The Border Legion
  • He was in favor of increased bombings, of bombing North Vietnam back into the Stone Age, if it refused to see reason.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • His view of women is pure stone age.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • People have lived up here since the Stone Age.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • It was a village where the original natives ofOklahoma used to live-Stone Age cave people, not the Native Americans who live here now.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  The Secret Hour
  • He's a living reminder of the Stone Age. noon
    Louise Rennison  --  Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
  • The Age of Glass followed the Stone Age as an evolutionary corrective, introducing into human relations a new sense of fragility that fostered compassion.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • They had the Stone Age and the Iron Age and now they're going to call it the Rearden Metal Age-because there's no limit to what your Metal has made possible.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • He said they had told him "Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists," and threatened to "bomb us back to the Stone Age" if we stood against them.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • He was on a naked rock in the desert, in the stone age, a prey to homesickness for his own kind, his own epoch, for European man and his glorious history of desire and dreams.
    Willa Cather  --  Death Comes for the Archbishop

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