Quotations About / On: WORLD

  • 51.
    We can speak very much to the purpose and yet in such a way that the whole world cries out in contradiction: namely, when we are not speaking to the whole world.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 239, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Human, All-Too-Human, "Man in Society," aphorism 295, "The Speaker," (1878).)
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  • 52.
    I have a heart to love all the world; and like Alexander I wish there were yet other worlds, so I could carry even further my amorous conquests.
    (Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Dom Juan, in Dom Juan, act 1, sc. 2 (1665).)
  • 53.
    One may no more live in the world without picking up the moral prejudices of the world than one will be able to go to hell without perspiring.
    (H.L. (Henry Lewis) Mencken (1880-1956), U.S. journalist. "Scientific Examination of a Popular Virtue," Prejudices, Second Series (1920).)
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  • 54.
    Once kick the world, and the world and you will live together at a reasonably good understanding.
    (Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), Anglo-Irish satirist. Letter of Advice to a Young Poet (Dec. 1, 1720).)
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  • 55.
    Call the world if you please "the vale of soul-making." Then you will find out the use of the world.
    (John Keats (1795-1821), British poet. letter, written Feb. 14-May 3, 1819, to his brother and sister-in-law, George and Georgiana Keats. Letters of John Keats, no. 123, ed. Frederick Page (1954).)
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  • 56.
    We are the pioneers of the world; the advance-guard, sent on through the wilderness of untried things, to break a new path in the New World that is ours.
    (Herman Melville (1819-1891), U.S. author. White-Jacket (1850), The Writings of Herman Melville, vol. 5, eds. Harrison Hayford, Hershel Parker, and G. Thomas Tanselle (1969).)
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  • 57.
    We are not a nation, so much as a world; for unless we claim all the world for our sire, like Melchisedec, we are without father or mother.
    (Herman Melville (1819-1891), U.S. author. Redburn (1849), ch. 33, The Writings of Herman Melville, vol. 4, eds. Harrison Hayford, Hershel Parker, and G. Thomas Tanselle (1969).)
  • 58.
    Thus—thanks to the world!—are there many spies in the world's camp, who are mistaken for strolling simpletons.
    (Herman Melville (1819-1891), U.S. author. Pierre (1852), bk. XV, The Writings of Herman Melville, vol. 7, eds. Harrison Hayford, Hershel Parker, and G. Thomas Tanselle (1971).)
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  • 59.
    Even though the world as a whole progresses, youth must always start again from the beginning, and as individuals go through the epochs of the world's culture.
    (Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832), German poet, dramatist. Conversations with Eckermann (January 17, 1827).)
  • 60.
    We are more involved in virtual world to keep in touch like cell phone, email, internet, viber, whatsapp, video telecon etc. Is the virtual world as effective as the real world talking to people? Is the human interaction replaceable? Are we dependent on machines and tools mentioned above that we stop thinking and exercise our discretion? Has the world been small because of these technological advancements?
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