World Quotes

When has the world seen a phenomenon like this? a lonely uninstructed youth, coming from amid the moral darkness of Galilee, even more distinct from His age, and from every thing around Him, than a Plato would be rising up in some wild tribe in Oregon, assuming thus a position at the head of the world and maintaining it, for eighteen centuries, by the pure self-evidence of His life and doctrine.

Horace Bushnell

Christ does not dress up a moral picture, and ask you to observe its beauty. He only tells you how to live; and the most beautiful characters the world has ever seen, have been those who received and lived these precepts without once conceiving their beauty.

Horace Bushnell

The world is historically mentally illiterate.

Tony Buzan

Half the confusion in the world comes from not knowing how little we need.

Richard Evelyn Byrd

There 's not a joy the world can give like that it takes away.

George Gordon (Noel) Byron, 6th Baron Byron

Only in quiet waters do thing mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.

Hans Margolius

Heaven is the work of the best and kindest men and women. Hell is the work of prigs, pedants and professional truth-tellers. The world is an attempt to make the best of both.

Samuel Butler

The more unpopular an opinion is, the more necessary is it that the holder should be somewhat punctilious in his observance of conventionalities generally, and that, if possible, he should get the reputation of being well-to-do in the world.

Samuel Butler

And so I leave this world, where the heart must either break or turn to lead.

Nicolas Chamfort

The best colour in the whole world is the one that looks good on you.

Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel

The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

Thomas Carlyle

It does not matter much whom we live with in this world, but it matters a great deal whom we dream of.

Willa Sibert Cather

Let all the world witness how many different means Fortune employs when she wishes to destroy a man.

Benvenuto Cellini

The best sauce in the world is hunger.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

I wonder will death be much lonelier than life. Life's an awfully lonesome affair. You can live close against other people yet your lives never touch. You come into the world alone and you go out of the world alone yet it seems to me you are more alone while living than even coming and going.

Emily Carr
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