World Quotes

Stuff your eyes with wonder . . . live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.

Ray Douglas Bradbury

The world is the best of all possible worlds, and everything in it is a necessary evil.

Francis Herbert Bradley

It appears to [Nietzsche] that the modern age has produced for imitation three types of man First, Rousseaus man, the Titan who raises himself and in his need calls upon holy nature. Then Goethes man a spectator of the world [Third] Schopenhauer’s man voluntarily takes upon himself the pain of telling the truth.

Georg Morris Cohen Brandes

Why you exist, says Nietzsche with Sren Kierkegaard, nobody in the world can tell you in advance; but since you do exist, try to give your existence a meaning by setting up for yourself as lofty and noble a goal as you can.

Georg Morris Cohen Brandes

This picture will try to show the Nazism is a matter of mind, not geography, and that there are Nazis and people of good will in every country. The world can't spend its life looking over its shoulder and nursing hatreds. There would be no progress that way.

Marlon Brando

Actually, in its purest form, Islam is incredibly tolerant. That makes what's going on in the world really bizarre.

Steve Earle

In the world we live in everything militates in favor of things that have not yet happened, of things that will never happen again.

Andr Breton

Mexico is the most surrealist country in the world.

Andr Breton

Sexual speech, not MacKinnon's speech, is the most repressed and disdained kind of expression in our world, and MacKinnon is no rebel or radical to attack it.


When AIDS was at its most brutal, frightening, my-God-what-are-we-going-to-do era, that was when vampire stories and stories about blood and trust swept the literary world.


The opera world was shocked! But the image is very classical. It's taken from Botticelli's portrait of Venus, who's standing in a seashell with her hair covering her body. It's very sensual. It represents the vulnerable side of me. Although I'm not wearing any clothes, it comes across very well.

Sarah Brightman

There must be people who remember World War II and the Holocaust who can help us get out of this rut.

Martin Scorsese

If God has made the world a perfect mechanism, He has at least conceded so much to our imperfect intellect that in order to predict little parts of it, we need not solve innumerable differential equations, but can use dice with fair success.

Max Born

The belief that there is only one truth and that oneself is in possession of it, seems to me the deepest root of all that is evil in the world.

Max Born

There are no countries in the world less known by the British than these selfsame British Islands, or where more strange things are every day occurring.

George Henry Borrow
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