Quotations About / On: WORLD

  • 21.
    'There is a fact that cannot be erased is that there is one world and in which every human is in his or her own world'.
    (life)
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  • 22.
    Once you bring life into the world, you must protect it. We must protect it by changing the world.
    (Elie Wiesel (b. 1928), Romanian-born U.S. writer. Interview in Writers at Work, Eighth Series, ed. George Plimpton (1988).)
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  • 23.
    The question arises as to whether it is possible not to live in the world of men and still to live in the world.
    (Louise Bernikow (b. 1940), U.S. journalist. The World Split Open, introduction (1974).)
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  • 24.
    When you publish a book, it's the world's book. The world edits it.
    (Philip Roth (b. 1933), U.S. author. New York Times Book Review (September 2, 1979).)
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  • 25.
    To him who looks upon the world rationally, the world in its turn presents a rational aspect. The relation is mutual.
    (Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831), German philosopher. The Philosophy of History, "Introduction," sct. 3 (1837).)
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  • 26.
    A masterpiece of fiction is an original world and as such is not likely to fit the world of the reader.
    (Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. Lectures on Don Quixote, introduction (1983).)
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  • 27.
    This is the greatest week in the history of the world since the Creation, because as a result of what happened in this week, the world is bigger, infinitely.
    (Richard M. Nixon (1913-1995), U.S. Republican politician, president. Remark, July 24, 1969, on U.S.S. Hornet welcoming back the crew of Apollo 11 four days after the first moon-landing. Quoted in Stephen Ambrose, Nixon: The Triumph of a Politician, vol. 2, ch. 13 (1989). A few days later, Ambrose narrates, the evangelist Billy Graham mentioned three greater days: Christ's birth, Christ's death, and Christ's resurrection. Nixon's scribbled response was: "Tell Billy R.N. referred to a week not a day....")
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  • 28.
    The real end of the world is the destruction of the spirit; the other kind depends on the insignificant attempt to see whether after such a destruction the world can go on.
    (Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian writer. Trans. by Harry Zohn, originally published in Beim Wort genommen (1955). Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths, University of Chicago Press (1990).)
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  • 29.
    The world is all that is the case. The world is the totality of facts, not of things.
    (Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), Austrian-British philosopher. Trans. by D.F. Pears and B.F. McGuinness, Routledge and Kegan Paul (1961). Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, 1-1.1.)
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  • 30.
    So successful has been the camera's role in beautifying the world that photographs, rather than the world, have become the standard of the beautiful.
    (Susan Sontag (b. 1933), U.S. author. On Photography, ch. 4 (1977).)
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