World Quotes

Leave the world a little better than you found it.

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell

Middle-class women who entertain the hope or fancy of being something in the world, lose Nature's happiness and miss Society's. They are the most unfortunate creatures I have known.

Nicolas Chamfort

The world will, in the end, follow only those who have despised as well as served it.

Samuel Butler

Nothing is far and nothing is near, if one desires. The world is little, people are little, human life is little. There is only one big thing desire.

Willa Sibert Cather

If I had married a woman intelligent enough to guide me, to rule me without my feeling that I was ruled, I should have taken good care of my money, I should have had children, and I should not be, as now I am, alone in the world and possessing nothing.

Giacomo Casanova

There are two classes of people in this world, those who sin, and those who are sinned against; if a man must belong to either, he had better belong to the first than to the second.

Samuel Butler

I've been accused of every death except the casualty list of the World War.

Alphonse Gabriel Capone

Humanity-attached-to-the-task-of-changing-the-world, which is only a single and fragmentary aspect of humanity, will itself be changed in humanity-as-entirety.

Georges Bataille

People must have both their dreams and their dinners in this world, and when we go out of it we must take what we find. That is all.

James Branch Cabell

There is not one little blade of grass, there is no color in this world that is not intended to make men rejoice.

John Calvin

The advance of liberty is the path to both a safer and better world.

George Walker Bush

As hope kindles hope, millions more will find it. By our efforts, we have lit a fire as well a fire in the minds of men. It warms those who feel its power, it burns those who fight its progress, and one day this untamed fire of freedom will reach the darkest corners of our world.

George Walker Bush

We have a large public that is very ignorant about world affairs and very susceptible to simplistic slogans by candidates who appear out of nowhere, have no track record, but mouth appealing slogans.

Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski

Men and women should own the world as a mutual possession.

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

I would fight the world for you, but I'm damned if I can figure out how to save you from yourself.

Lois McMaster Bujold

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