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Quotes about the world




Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Leo Tolstoy - 






The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.
Albert Einstein - 



The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.




Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary - 






The world of the happy man is a different one from that of the unhappy man.
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus - 






We admire the world through what we love.
Alphonse de Lamartine - Jocelyn - 






How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.
William Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice - 



How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.




It is spirit that rules the world, not intelligence.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery - 






It is through good education that all the good in the world arises.
Immanuel Kant - 






Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela - 






The world is generally so restless, that men scarcely ever think of the present time, and the instant they are now actually living, but of those in which they are to live. So that we are always in a disposition to live in future, but never to live now.
Blaise Pascal - 






In fact, as a woman, I have no country. As a woman I want no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.
Virginia Woolf - 






The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of those who have not viewed the world.
Wilhelm von Humboldt ? - Quotation of uncertain origin - 






In this world we must be a little too good to be good enough.
Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux - The Game of Love and Chance - 






Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
Mahatma Gandhi - 



Be the change that you wish to see in the world.

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Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - 






The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus - 



The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.




The wise man sometimes flees from society from fear of being bored.
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères - 






The heart is the key of the world and of life.
Novalis - 



The heart is the key of the world and of life.




My third maxim was to try always to conquer myself rather than fortune, and to alter my desires rather than change the order of the world.
René Descartes - Discourse on the Method - 






All the world's a stage.
William Shakespeare - As you like it - 






The reasonable man adapts himself to the world : the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw - 






The world and life are one.
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus - 






The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.
Karl Marx - Theses on Feuerbach - 






Society therefore is an ancient as the world.
Voltaire - 






The world is changing: I feel it in the water, I feel it in the earth, and I smell it in the air.
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien - The Lord of the Rings - 






My thought is part of the meaning of the world, and hence I use a part of the world as a symbol to express my thought.
Henry David Thoreau - Journal - 






The absurd is born of the confrontation between the human call and the unreasonable silence of the world.
Albert Camus - The Myth of Sisyphus - 






Like the disputes of lovers are the dissonances of the world. Reconciliation is there, even in the midst of strife, and all that is parted finds itself united again.
Friedrich Hölderlin - 






The world is everything that is the case.
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus - 






The world is nothing but variety and dissimilarity.
Michel de Montaigne - Essays - 










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