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I have seen how the foundations of the world are laid, and I have not the least doubt that it will stand a good while.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


If the world could remain within a frame like a painting on the wall, I think we'd see the beauty then and stand staring in awe.
~By Conor Oberst ~


Of course, Third World leaders love you. By ascribing third world ills to First World sins, you absolve them of blame for their countries' failure to advance.
~By John McCarthy ~


Art is the production of objects for consumption, to be used and discarded while waiting for a new world in which man will have succeeded in freeing himself of everything, even of his own consciousness.
~By Eugenio Montale ~


Postmodernism is an academic theory, originating in academia with an academic elite, not in the world of women and men, where feminist theory is rooted.
~By Catharine MacKinnon ~


I am running for President of the United States to enable the Goddess of Peace to encircle within her arms all the children of this country and all the children of the world.
~By Dennis Kucinich ~


"Camp" is a vision of the world in terms of style - but a particular style. It is the love of the exaggerated.
~By Susan Sontag ~


The most important things to do in the world are to get something to eat, something to drink and somebody to love you.
~By Brendan Behan ~


It is time we Georgians did not depend only on others, it is time we asked what Georgia will do for the world.
~By Mikhail Saakashvili ~


Optimism is not inherently a superior way of viewing the world. Certainly doctors will say it might be better for one's physical health to be an optimist. But, morally speaking it may not be appropriate in certain circumstances.
~By Todd Solondz ~


The rules are changed now, there's not any way to build a team today. It's just how much money you want to spend. You could be the world champions and somebody else makes a key acquisition or two and you're through.
~By Whitey Herzog ~


Right up to the middle of this century all perceptions of the world around us were delivered via the bookshelf or the paper route.
~By Theodore Bikel ~


Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune. For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure in events that dismay the rest of humanity.
~By Russell Baker ~


Some people must go to extremes to get the world in balance for themselves. Some can't bear bright lights, so wherever they go they search for the dark; they turn the lights down, anything to sustain some level of comfort.
~By Julian Schnabel ~


Some of us claim that New York City is the capital of the country, indeed the capital of the world. Now, that may be a bit much for those who don't come from New York, but clearly we are an important city for reasons of our cultural advantages.
~By David Dinkins ~


We were the finest. We were the best in the world. We were a department that people came from all over the world to study, to look at, to see how we accomplished so much with so little; and we did.
~By Daryl Gates ~


It was far more fun than work doing those shows for all those years, we all loved each other and loved going to work, we all understood how fortunate we were to be in that place, to have achieved that success worldwide.
~By Steve Kanaly ~


I had always thought of Chris as my kid brother and watching how this kid, as I still thought of him, had affected so many people's lives around the world was incredible.
~By Margot Kidder ~


I think the art world... is a very small pond, and it's a very inbred pond. They rely on information from an elect elite sect of galleries, primarily in New York.
~By Thomas Kinkade ~


One half of the world's people live on less than two dollars a day. This should concern our national security policy as well as our conscience.
~By Lee H. Hamilton ~


I think I have a dark view of the world. I have to make everything funny, otherwise it all seems so sad.
~By Moon Unit Zappa ~


The abuse of detainees in U.S. custody has severely undermined our Nation's position in the world.
~By Diane Watson ~


America has a strategic interest in continuing to welcome international students at our colleges, universities, and high schools. Attracting the world's top scientific scholars helps to keep our economy competitive.
~By Norm Coleman ~


I started rooting - you know, sticking up joints - with some older guys. By now I had gotten a taste of what the racket world really was - the glamour, the way they dressed, the way they always had a pocketful of money.
~By Mickey Cohen ~


All told, these profit levels have put the world's five largest publicly traded oil companies on track to earn more than $100 billion before year's end. Yet, at the same time that Big Oil's bottom line is going up, so are Americans' energy costs.
~By Allyson Schwartz ~


When I start to write, words have become physical presence. It was to see if I could bring that private world to life that found its first expression through reading. I really dislike the romantic notion of the artist.
~By John McGahern ~


No one else holds or has held the place in the heart of the world which Jesus holds. Other gods have been as devoutly worshipped; no other man has been so devoutly loved.
~By John Knox ~


Without the spiritual world the material world is a disheartening enigma.
~By Joseph Joubert ~


I get a lot of letters. Not only from children but from adults, too. Almost every week, every month, clippings come in from some part of the world where ducks are crossing the street.
~By Robert McCloskey ~


War will never cease until babies begin to come into the world with larger cerebrums and smaller adrenal glands.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


Of course the French are making very credible movies and it is still one of the greatest nations in terms of world cinema but the real problem is the decay in film criticism.
~By Wim Wenders ~


The Teen Challenge ministry was born out of those humble early days of ministry. It now includes over 500 drug and alcohol rehab centers around the world, even in Muslim countries. These include homes for girls and women addicts and alcoholics, all which are reaching many.
~By David Wilkerson ~


No man in the world has more courage than the man who can stop after eating one peanut.
~By Channing Pollock ~


Life comes before literature, as the material always comes before the work. The hills are full of marble before the world blooms with statues.
~By Phillips Brooks ~


I like the outdoors and the natural world. Environmental issues.
~By Mackenzie Crook ~


And it really began with Einstein. We attended his lectures. Now the theory of relativity remained - and still remains - only a theory. It has not been proven. But it suggested a completely different picture of the physical world.
~By Douglas Sirk ~


You know, I don't play the race card a lot. I'm half-black, half-white, and I'm proud of - my skin is brown. The world sees me as a black man, but my mother didn't raise me as a black man. She didn't raise me as a white guy.
~By Shemar Moore ~


The artist is the medium between his fantasies and the rest of the world.
~By Federico Fellini ~


Radio is the most intimate and socially personal medium in the world.
~By Harry von Zell ~


It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try so to live that our death brings no pleasure on the world.
~By John Steinbeck ~


Just as the 99% of Soviet citizens who supported the Soviet regime in 1985 was no indication of what the people inside the USSR really thought, the army of true believers that we think we see in the Arab world is an illusion.
~By Natan Sharansky ~


There are Anarchists in other parts of the world who are unable to, comprehend the position of the Spanish Anarchists. I do not pretend to censor these Anarchists.
~By Frederica Montseny ~


The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face.
~By William Makepeace Thackeray ~


I created the Women's Federation for World Peace in order to restore all that woman originally lost. You American women don't need a man in the position of grandfather, parents, husband, elder or younger brother. You only need the true Adam.
~By Sun Myung Moon ~


The dark outside world of Paris under German occupation exerted a strong containing pressure.
~By Gerard Debreu ~


The world is too much with us; late and soon, getting and spending, we lay waste our powers: Little we see in Nature that is ours.
~By William Wordsworth ~


I've been very fortunate to be able to jump around. I just did this really wonderful film called Map of the World. That was a real, amazing, dramatic story. Then I did a movie called Company Men, a little comedy about the Bay of Pigs.
~By Sigourney Weaver ~


I think the rich will eventually have to cave in too, because the economic situation around the world is not gonna tolerate the United States being on top forever.
~By Nina Simone ~


We hope the world will act in the spirit of enlightened self-interest.
~By Atal Bihari Vajpayee ~


Since the German people, with unparalleled heroism, but also at the cost of fearful sacrifices, has waged war against half the world, it is our right and our duty to obtain safety and independence for ourselves at sea.
~By Bernhard von Bulow ~


Frivolous lawsuits are booming in this county. The U.S. has more costs of litigation per person than any other industrialized nation in the world, and it is crippling our economy.
~By Jack Kingston ~


If you lead a country like Britain, a strong country, a country which has taken a lead in world affairs in good times and in bad, a country that is always reliable, then you have to have a touch of iron about you.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


I love experiencing other people's realities, seeing the world through their eyes for a short period of time.
~By Josh Lucas ~


The sincere friends of this world are as ship lights in the stormiest of nights.
~By Giotto di Bondone ~


The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world; I am like a snowball - the further I am rolled the more I gain.
~By Susan B. Anthony ~


No-one really feels self-confident deep down becuase it's an artifical idea. Really, people aren't that worried about what you're doing or what you're saying, so you can drift around the world relatively anonymously: you must not feel persucted and examined. Liberate yourself from that idea that people are watching you.
~By Russell Brand ~


We Abolition Women are turning the world upside down.
~By Angelina Grimke ~


The Sandinista government became consumed with fighting a war of survival. They were up against the biggest superpower in the world.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


Those who have some means think that the most important thing in the world is love. The poor know that it is money.
~By Gerald Brenan ~


Brain research tells us that only twenty percent of human beings have a sense of irony, which means that eighty percent of the world takes everything at face value.
~By Doug Coupland ~


I want the concentration and the romance, and the worlds all glued together, fused, glowing: have no time to waste any more on prose.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


The seven wise men of Greece, so famous for their wisdom all the world over, acquired all that fame, each of them, by a single sentence consisting of two or three words.
~By Robert South ~


There are people all over the world who are willing to exploit others. You can't just point the finger at America.
~By Arlo Guthrie ~


We in the industrialized world make a greater difference because our ecological footprint, our impact on the condition of the environment, is 40 to 50 times larger than that of people in the developing world.
~By Maurice Strong ~


Compared to the United States and certainly a lot of other countries around the world... per year, Australians do see more films.
~By David Pratt ~


When I heard Little Richard, I mean, it just set my world on fire.
~By David Bowie ~


Remember, we know the end of the story of World War II and the Cold War. But day by day, living in fear of the Nazis and then in fear of the Soviets, the outcome was by no means certain.
~By Kit Bond ~


Our concept is not that America should operate alone or by itself in world affairs or in military affairs.
~By Douglas Feith ~


With my guys and with the way that we live out there, we work out a lot and try to eat right, but we try to basically keep it our own rhythm and our own world.
~By Brad Paisley ~


A symphony must be like the world. It must contain everything.
~By Gustav Mahler ~


I think the American government is now the most corrupt government in the world.
~By Ginger Baker ~


We converse as we live by repeating, by combining and recombining a few elements over and over again just as nature does when of elementary particles it builds a world.
~By William Gass ~


Our alliances should be understood as a means to expand our influence, not as a constraint on our power. The expansion of democracy and freedom in the world should be a shared interest and value with all nations.
~By Chuck Hagel ~


Iraq can emerge as a beacon of hope and democracy in the Middle East, and the world, with our help.
~By Chris Chocola ~


In a perfect world, I could be doing some bigger films and balance that with some independent films because they seem to be the most challenging and unique.
~By Sherilyn Fenn ~


I regard a great ad as the most beautiful thing in the world.
~By Leo Burnett ~


If we choose, we can live in a world of comforting illusion.
~By Noam Chomsky ~


Kyoto was a flawed process. There isn't one industrialized country around the world that has ratified that treaty, and so that is a non-starter.
~By Andrew Card ~


Then there was the whole concept of coal mining, which is a culture unto itself, the most dangerous occupation in the world, and which draws and develops a certain kind of man.
~By Martin C. Smith ~


I think that black Africa is extremely terrifying. Black Africa can become a maelstrom of warring tribes without the outside world needing to feel the need to do anything about it.
~By John Keegan ~


Where youth and diffidence are united, it requires uncommon steadiness of reason to resist the attraction of being called the most charming girl in the world.
~By Jane Austen ~


A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
~By George A. Moore ~


Marriage is a core institution of societies throughout the world and throughout history. It's something that has provided permanence and stability for our very social structure.
~By David Vitter ~


You have no idea how promising the world begins to look once you have decided to have it all for yourself. And how much healthier your decisions are once they become entirely selfish.
~By Anita Brookner ~


Black women all over the world should re-unite and re-examine the way history has portrayed us.
~By Buchi Emecheta ~


Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


These studies resulted eventually in a complete sequence analysis of the complex from several species, and in the atomic resolution structure of the F catalytic domain of the enzyme from bovine mitochondria, giving new insights into how ATP is made in the biological world.
~By John E. Walker ~


Do we believe that there is equal economic opportunity out there in the real world, right now, for each and every one of these groups? If we believed in the tooth fairy, if we believed in the Easter Bunny, we might well believe that.
~By William Weld ~


The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.
~By John Steinbeck ~


Suppose you could gain everything in the whole world, and lost your soul. Was it worth it?
~By Billy Graham ~


The world is really figuring BSE out, and that's positive.
~By Mike Johanns ~


Because that is what such a city is, in the New World, a writer's heaven.
~By Derek Walcott ~


One of the most secure markets in the world is human nature, few understand it, all have it.
~By Jason Zebehazy ~


In other words, what is supposedly found is an invention whose inventor is unaware of his act of invention, who considers it as something that exists independently of him; the invention then becomes the basis of his world view and actions.
~By Paul Watzlawick ~


I think people need to commit to one another before they commit to bringing children into the world because that's the optimum arrangement for children, not to take anything at all away from women who have to rear their children by themselves.
~By Leah Ward Sears ~


Clean living is the cardinal principle in the lives of the world's greatest athletes, as the phenomenal performances of these outstanding characters will obviously show.
~By Major Taylor ~


I have a brother who's a psychologist. He says three-quarters of the world are born feeling that they will be affected by the world; one quarter are born knowing that they will affect the world.
~By Kathleen Turner ~


The intelligence failures with respect to Iraq were massive and have damaged our credibility around the world.
~By Carl Levin ~


They are the only people in the world who I can truly trust and rely on. Touring gets really lonely. I guess I have friends around me but when you're paying them can they ever really be true friends?
~By Kelly Osbourne ~


It's really cool to know that you've put something together that isn't for a particular audience. It's so often that a TV show can really only speak to one sect of the population, and this really is something that appeals to a worldwide fan base. People who are into the pursuit of knowledge. Their reaction has meant the world to us.
~By David Krumholtz ~

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July 21 ,2024
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