Quotes for: world
The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.
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.
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.
Background photo by Bryan Minear on Unsplash
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.
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.
The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.
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.
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.
Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where the people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free. True peace with oneself and with the world around us can only be achieved through the development of mental peace.
In my prints I try to show that we live in a beautiful and orderly world and not in a chaos without norms, as we sometimes seem to.
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