The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world.
A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort.
Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
Your birthday is a special time to celebrate the gift of 'you' to the world.
Education will not (take the place of persistence); the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan 'press on' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.
Determination and perseverance move the world; thinking that others will do it for you is a sure way to fail.
Independence is my happiness, and I view things as they are, without regard to place or person; my country is the world, and my religion is to do good.
The world is weary of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
All across the world, in every kind of environment and region known to man, increasingly dangerous weather patterns and devastating storms are abruptly putting an end to the long-running debate over whether or not climate change is real. Not only is it real, it's here, and its effects are giving rise to a frighteningly new global phenomenon: the man-made natural disaster.
As best as can be determined, the world is now warmer than it has been at any point in the last two millennia, and, if current trends continue, by the end of the century it will likely be hotter than at any point in the last two million years.
In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later.
The soul of God is poured into the world through the thoughts of men.
Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, the chief glory of man.
If the anti-abortion movement took a tenth of the energy they put into noisy theatrics and devoted it to improving the lives of children who have been born into lives of poverty, violence, and neglect, they could make a world shine.
Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.
You have all the reason in the world to achieve your grandest dreams. Imagination plus innovation equals realization.
No one else holds or has held the place in the heart of the world which Jesus holds. Other gods have been as devoutly worshipped; no other man has been so devoutly loved.
If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos.
Knowing yourself is not so much about introspection and interaction. To know yourself is to realize that you are more than the little self that has been given to you by your history — the pattern that others made — that your true self is, in truth, much larger and includes other people, other cultures, other species even. That life is less about being and more about interbeing. We come to know ourselves, then, through coming to know each other. And the deeper that knowledge, the richer and more creative t
he world we build together
Make it thy business to know thyself, which is the most difficult lesson in the world.
Exert your talents, and distinguish yourself, and don't think of retiring from the world, until the world will be sorry that you retire.
The feeling of sleepiness when you are not in bed, and can't get there, is the meanest feeling in the world.
Our loyalties must transend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation; and this means we must develop a world perspective.