Quotations About / On: WORLD

  • 61.
    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).)
  • 62.
    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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  • 63.
    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).)
  • 64.
    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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    More quotations from: NRUSINGHA MISHRA
  • 65.
    Everything that explains the world has in fact explained a world that does not exist, a world in which men are at the center of the human enterprise and women are at the margin "helping" them. Such a world does not exist—never has.
    (Gerda Lerner (b. 1920), U.S. educator, author. Quoted in Ms. (New York, Sept. 1981).)
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  • 66.
    What has history to do with me? Mine is the first and only world! I want to report how I find the world. What others have told me about the world is a very small and incidental part of my experience. I have to judge the world, to measure things.
    (Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), Austrian philosopher. Notebooks 1914-1916, entry for September 2, 1915, ed. Anscombe (1961). In Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, sect. 5:63 (1921, trans. 1922), Wittgenstein paraphrased: "I am my world. (The microcosm).")
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  • 67.
    Today, there are suicide nets around factories in China because of their miserable conditions, tomorrow, there will be nets around the world, as the New World Order spreads their misery to the world.
    (The world condition in the hands of globalist minions, deceived into believing it is they who know what is best for humanity.)
    More quotations from: Alfred Barna
  • 68.
    Sometimes, we as Christians forget that we are also living in the physical world. We are not of this world but still passing through. We've been commanded to impact the major systems of the world.
    (Spiritual)
    More quotations from: Dexsta Ray
  • 69.
    This world crisis came about without women having anything to do with it. If the women of the world had not been excluded from world affairs, things today might have been different.
    (Alice Paul (1885-1977), U.S. feminist. As quoted in Movers and Shakers, ch. 3, by June Sochem (1973). Said in 1941.)
    More quotations from: Alice Paul, women, today, world
  • 70.
    Evil is ... a moral entity and not a created one, an eternal and not a perishable entity: it existed before the world; it constituted the monstrous, the execrable being who was also to fashion such a hideous world. It will hence exist after the creatures which people this world.
    (Marquis de Sade (1740-1814), French author. Saint-Fond, in L'Histoire de Juliette, ou les Prospérités du Vice, pt. 2 (1797).)
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