World Quotes

I hope that before your time on earth ends, as mine is now ending, you will find the strength of character to stand before the American public and the world, and in particular the Iraqi people, and beg for forgiveness.

Tomas Young

Clemency is the noblest trait Which can reveal a true monarch to the world.

Pierre Corneille

It is not the clear-sighted who lead the world. Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm mental fog.

Joseph Conrad

The superior man accords with the course of the Mean. Though he may be all unknown, unregarded by the world, he feels no regret It is only the sage who is able for this.

Confucius

At a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate. That's the world's greatest lie.

Paulo Coelho

Hope is a state of mind independent of the state of the world. If your heart's full of hope, you can be persistent when you can't be optimistic. You can keep the faith despite the evidence, knowing that only in so doing has the evidence any chance of changing. So while I'm not optimistic, I'm always very hopeful.

William Sloane Coffin

Without love, violence will change the world; it will change it into a more violent one.

William Sloane Coffin

France is the most civilized country in the world and doesnt care who knows it.

John Gunther

You can't cling to the past. Too many different things are coming into the world.

Nat (King) Cole

It is important for the poet not to be emotional because you cannot see the world clearly with tears in your eyes.

Billy Collins

Its always easy to blame others. You can spend your entire life blaming the world, but your successes or failures are entirely your own responsibility. You can try to stop time, but its a complete waste of energy.

Paulo Coelho

Nothing is as real as a dream. The world can change around you, but your dream will not. Responsibilities need not erase it. Duties need not obscure it. Because the dream is within you, no one can take it away.

Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.

The travel writer seeks the world we have lost the lost valleys of the imagination.

Alexander Claud Cockburn

There is, among all those various parts of the world who serve their people, a kinship of sympathy, as there is such a kinship among those who labour for the destruction of peoples.

Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

Our work for peace must begin within the private world of each one of us. To build for man a world without fear, we must be without fear. To build a world of justice, we must be just. And how can we fight for liberty if we are not free in our own minds? How can we ask others to sacrifice if we are not ready to do so?... Only in true surrender to the interest of all can we reach that strength and independence, that unity of purpose, that equity of judgment which are necessary if we are to measure up to our duty to the future, as men of a generation to whom the chance was given to build in time a world of peace.

Dag Hammarskjld
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