So divinely is the world organized that every one of us, in our place and time, is in balance with everything else.
I think serving your government is the greatest thing in the world.
By intervening in the Vietnamese struggle the United States was attempting to fit its global strategies into a world of hillocks and hamlets, to reduce its majestic concerns for the containment of communism and the security of the Free World to a dimension where governments rose and fell as a result of arguments between two colonels' wives.
The war was won on both sides: by the Vietnamese on the ground, by the Americans in the electronic mental space. And if the one side won an ideological and political victory, the other made Apocalypse Now and that has gone right around the world.
If we were not in Vietnam, all that part of the world would be enjoying the obscurity it so richly deserves.
In this world we must help one another.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Culture relates to objects and is a phenomenon of the world; entertainment relates to people and is a phenomenon of life.
Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own; which is the chief reason for that kind of reception it meets in the world, and that so very few are offended with it.
One means of sanity is to retain a hold on the natural world, ... Americans still have that chance, more than many peoples
But in science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs.
Cats were put into the world to disprove the dogma that all things were created to serve man.
The world land speed record requires the minimum of skill, and the maximum of courage.
In a world of inhumanity, war and terrorism, American citizenship is a very precious possession.
There is a spiritual hunger in the world today - and it cannot be satisfied by better cars on longer credit terms
Hunger also changes the world - when eating can't be a habit, than neither can seeing
Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in awhile, or the light won't come in.
To work without attachment is to work without the expectation of reward or fear of any punishment in this world or the next. Work so done is a means to the end, and God is the end.
Yet, nearly 6 decades after the Holocaust concluded, Anti-Semitism still exists as the scourge of the world.
Jewish people have been victims of anti-Semitism in many parts of the world, and in Europe they were the target of the Holocaust, the ultimate abomination. Yet, we cannot expect Palestinians to accept this as a reason why the wrongs done to them
The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world.
Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, the emptiness of ages in his face, and on his back the burden of the world.
Anxiety is the poison of human life; the parent of many sins and of more miseries. In a world where everything is doubtful, and where we may be disappointed, and be blessed in disappointment, why this restless stir and commotion of mind? Can it alter the cause, or unravel the mystery of human events?
All affectation proceeds from the supposition of possessing something better than the rest of the world possesses. Nobody is vain of possessing two legs and two arms, because that is the precise quantity of either sort of limb which everybody possesses
Ocean: A body of water occupying two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills