Quotes: world

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  • J. G. Ballard
    J. G. Ballard
    British author 1930-
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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...

  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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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.

  • Henry Ford
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
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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.

  • 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.

  • Rabindranath Tagore
    Rabindranath Tagore
    Indian mystic and poet 1861-1941
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    We live in the world when we love it.

  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
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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
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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
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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.

  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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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.

  • 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.

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