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American industrialist 1863-1947
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.
Indian mystic and poet 1861-1941
We live in the world when we love it.
J. G. Ballard
British author 1930-
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...
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
For the world is broad and wide.
Irish writer 1854-1900
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.
Danish philosopher 1813-1855
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.
British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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.
Lydia M. Child
American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
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.
Indian politician 1917-1985
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
Irish writer 1854-1900
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.
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to mine.
German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
A lie can travel around the world and back again while the truth is lacing up its boots.
American Author 1926-
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.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.
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