World Quotes

We live in a world of transgressions and selfishness, and no pictures that represent us otherwise can be true, though, happily, for human nature, gleamings of that pure spirit in whose likeness man has been fashioned are to be seen, relieving its deformities, and mitigating if not excusing its crimes.

James Fenimore Cooper

I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.

Charles Dickens

This world is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel.

Horace Walpole

All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players.

William Shakespeare

Half the world does not know how the other half lives.

Francois Rabelais

This world is all a fleeting show, For man's illusion given; The smiles of joy, the tears of woe, Deceitful shine, deceitful flow, - There's nothing true but Heaven.

George Moore

The world is full of beauty, as other worlds above, And if we did our duty, it might be as full of love.

Gerald Massey

You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.

George Bernard Shaw

The world is actually in many key ways improving at the moment. There are still enormous challenges.

Tim Flannery

For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.

Karl Marx

Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.

Robert Frost

The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.

Socrates

The physical world, including our bodies, is a response of the observer. We create our bodies as we create the experience of our world.

Deepak Chopra

Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. Same world.

Wayne Dyer

The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because man is disunited with himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.

Mark Twain

Every burned book enlightens the world.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life.

John F. Kennedy

I believe the divine is part of the world, not in a pantheistic way but by way of the movement of the Spirit.

Peter Garrett

The world is a looking-glass, and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face. Frown at it, and it will in turn look sourly upon you; laugh at it and with it, and it is a jolly kind companion; and so let all young persons take their choice.

William Makepeace

Would the world ever have been made if its maker had been afraid of making trouble? Making life means making trouble.

George Bernard Shaw

It is when we all play safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity. It is when we all play safe that fatality will lead us to our doom. It is in the "dark shade of courage" alone that the spell can be broken.

Dag Hammarskjld

The world! It is a word capable of as diverse interpretations or misinterpretations as the thing itself a thing by various people supposed to belong to heaven, man, or the devil, or alternatively to all three.

Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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