Quotations About / On: WORLD
The world is not merely the world. It is our world. It is not merely an industrial world. It is, above all things, a human world.
(Agnes E. Meyer (1887-1970), U.S. journalist. Out of These Roots, ch. 13 (1953).
Meyer was concerned about the negative impact of technological progress on human happiness.)
As soon as the world understands without contention that no man is an entire island, the world won't go asunder and peace will be the breath
Your world is not my world! Your house is not my house; because, you are ready to cut somebody's head.
The lust of this world which leads to the pleasures of this world makes you live in am unprotected place.
the foolish world is always ruled by materialism and superstition but the real world is ruled by truth and positivity
'The whole world is my class-room. God is the teacher and all the genius people of the world are my class-mates'
'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'.
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).)
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).)
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).)