Quotations About / On: WORLD

  • 61.
    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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  • 62.
    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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  • 63.
    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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  • 64.
    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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  • 65.
    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).)
  • 66.
    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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  • 67.
    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).)
  • 68.
    When supposed civilized first world nations, are finally serious and outlaw war all wars, punish invaders and elite capitalists pimping conflict mass produced weapons, sanction prosecute skull and bones masterminds creating conflict wars; transcend greed need to orgistrate violence aggression against target human populations, with selected justified reasons translating into persecution demonic forms of suffering misery inflicted ultimately upon innocent civilions; when first world nations devote resources infrastructure science technology into solving world problems, aiding enriching the lives of all people upon this our common shared planet earth, then and only then will we attain utopia paradise, a golden age on earth because we decided to promote peace life; to live and create a beautiful world for all humanity.
    (Terence George Craddock September 2015 10.9.2015)
  • 69.
    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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  • 70.
    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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