World Quotes

God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road.

Karen von Blixen-Finecke

If the world were a logical place, men would ride side saddle.

Rita Mae Brown

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

Samuel Butler

But, when tales of the cosmos are told, this period of ours may always be recalled as that in which men first came to realise what a violent universe we inhabit.

Nigel Calder

The world evades us because it becomes itself again. That stage scenery masked by habit becomes what it is. It withdraws at a distance from us.

Albert Camus

If the world were clear, art would not exist.

Albert Camus

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

Thomas Carlyle

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

Nicolas Chamfort

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

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

George Gordon (Noel) Byron, 6th Baron Byron

The world is historically mentally illiterate.

Tony Buzan

Stepping out, off the page, into the sensual world. And then our arrows of desire rewrite the speech...

Kate Bush

One hardly saves a world without ruling it.

Emil Cioran

The world is a fine place. The only thing wrong with it is us. How little justice and humility there is in us, how poorly we understand patriotism!

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

By almost any measure, the world is better than it has ever been. People are living longer, healthier lives. Many nations that were aid recipients are now self-sufficient.

Bill Gates

Why Trying to be Liked is the Death Knell for Happiness and Success

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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