Quotes: world

Quotes 1 till 15 of 1814.

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  • J. G. Ballard
    J. G. Ballard
    British author 1930-
    J. G. Ballard
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    The American Dream has run out of gas. The car has stopped. It no longer supplies the world with its images, its dreams, its fantasies. No more. It's over. It supplies the world with its nightmares now: the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, Vietnam...
  • Henry Ford
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
    Henry Ford
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    Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
  • Rabindranath Tagore
    Rabindranath Tagore
    Indian mystic and poet 1861-1941
    Rabindranath Tagore
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    We live in the world when we love it.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
    Søren Kierkegaard
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    People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human; they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something.
  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
    Lydia M. Child
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    A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
    Bruce Lee
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    I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to mine.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
    James Allen
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    Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
    Mahatma Gandhi
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    An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Beauty is a form of genius - is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation. It is of the great facts in the world like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in dark water of that silver shell we call the moon.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    Be patient,
    For the world is broad and wide.
  • Saul Alinsky
    Saul Alinsky
    American community organizer and writer 1909-1972
    Saul Alinsky
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    Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.
  • Don Delillo
    Don Delillo
    American Author 1926-
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    Don't you realize that as long as you have to sit down to pee, you'll never be a dominant force in the world? You'll never be a convincing technocrat or middle manager. Because people will know. She's in there sitting down.
  • Allen Ginsberg
    Allen Ginsberg
    American poet 1926-
    Allen Ginsberg
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    Fortunately art is a community effort, a small but select community living in a spiritualized world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh.
  • A competitive world offers two possibilities. You can lose. Or, if you want to win, you can change.
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