Quotations About / On: WORLD

  • 41.
    The world needs an enema.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)
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  • 42.
    Hardship makes the world obscure.
    (Don Delillo (b. 1926), U.S. author. James Axton, in The Names, ch. 12 (1982).)
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  • 43.
    The world doesn't make any heroes anymore.
    (Graham Greene (1904-1991), British novelist, and Carol Reed. Major Calloway, in The Third Man (film) (1950).)
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  • 44.
    The world only remembers the winners.
    (Edmund H. North, British screenwriter, and Lewis Gilbert. Admiral Lutjens (Karel Stepanek), Sink the Bismarck! 1960. Based on a true story. Based on the book by C.S. Forrester.)
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  • 45.
    Ideas too are a life and a world.
    (G.C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg (1742-1799), German physicist, philosopher. "Notebook F," aph. 70, Aphorisms (written 1765-1799), trans. by R.J. Hollingdale (1990).)
  • 46.
    Technology makes the world a new place.
    (Shoshana Zuboff (b. 1951), U.S. social scientist. In the Age of the Smart Machine, Conclusion (1988).)
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  • 47.
    The world is made of sugar and dirt.
    (Alfred Döblin (1878-1957), German-Jewish novelist, physician. Trans. by David Dollenmayer. Alexanderplatz, Berlin, bk. 9 (1929).)
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  • 48.
    The world is the mirror of myself dying.
    (Henry Miller (1891-1980), U.S. author. "Third or Fourth Day of Spring," Black Spring (1936).)
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  • 49.
    Making the world safe for hypocrisy.
    (Thomas Wolfe (1900-1938), U.S. author. Luke, in Look Homeward, Angel, pt. 3, ch. 36 (1929). Referring to the Norfolk naval base; see Wilson under democracy, on "making the world safe for democracy.")
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  • 50.
    World history is a court of judgment.
    (Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831), German philosopher. "World History," pt. 3, sect. 3, The Philosophy of Right (1821). See a similar statement by Friedrich von Schiller under "history.")
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