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61 World Quotes

Let the world slide.

Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher Quotes , Source: Wit Without Money (act V, sc. 2)

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The world is like a board with holes in it, and the square men have got into the round holes, and the round into the square.

Bishop George Berkeley Quotes , Source: as quoted in Punch, sources also attribute to Sydney Smith

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But they will maintain the state of the world; And all their desire is in the work of their craft.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiasticus (ch. XXXVIII, v. 34)

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Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance: behold, he taketh up the isles as a little thing.

Bible Quotes , Source: Isaiah (ch. XL, v. 15)

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But Israel shall be saved in the Lord with an everlasting salvation: ye shall be ashamed nor confounded world without end.

Bible Quotes , Source: Isaiah (ch. XLV, v. 17)

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After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands; And cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb.

Bible Quotes , Source: Revelations (ch. VII, v. 9-10)

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The pomps and vanity of this wicked world.

Book of Common Prayer Quotes , Source: Catechism

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Renounce the devil and all his works, the vain pomp and glory of the world.

Book of Common Prayer Quotes , Source: Public Baptism of Infants

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He sees that this great roundabout, The world, with all its motley rout, Church, army, physic, law, Its customs and its businesses, Is no concern at all of his, And says--what says he?--Caw.

Vincent Bourne Quotes , Source: The Jackdaw, (Cowper's translation)

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'Tis a very good world we live in To spend, and to lend, and to give in; But to beg, or to borrow, or ask for our own; 'Tis the very worst world that ever was known.

J. Bromfield Quotes , Source: as given in "The Mirror" under "The Gatherer"

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In this bad, twisted, topsy-turvy world, Where all the heaviest wrongs get uppermost.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning Quotes , Source: Aurora Leigh (bk. V, l. 981)

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O world as God has made it! All is beauty.

Robert Browning Quotes , Source: Guardian Angel--A Picture at Fano

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I have not loved the world, not the world me; I have not flatter'd its rank breath, nor bow'd To its idolatries a patient knee.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Childe Harold (canto III, st. 113)

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Love to his soul gave eyes; he knew things are not as they seem. The dream is his real life; the world around him is the dream.

Francis Palgrave Quotes

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He, in his developed manhood, stood, a little sunburn by the glare of life.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning Quotes

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To be matter of fact about the world is to blunder into fantasy -- and dull fantasy at that, as the real world is strange and wonderful.

Robert Heinlein Quotes

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You do not reform a world by ignoring it.

George Bush Quotes

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The world is the best of all possible worlds, and everything in it is a necessary evil.

Francis H. Bradley Quotes

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The world is a living image of God.

Tommaso Campanella Quotes

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Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it, we go nowhere.

Carl Sagan Quotes

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To understand the world one must not be worrying about one's self.

Albert Einstein Quotes

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It was not that she was out of temper, but that the world was not equal to the demands of her fine organism.

George Eliot Quotes

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The earth only has so much bounty to offer and inventing ever larger and more notional prices for that bounty does not change its real value.

Ben Elton Quotes

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If the world is cold, make it your business to build fires.

Horace Traubel Quotes

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It is said that the world is in a state of bankruptcy, that the world owes the world more than the world can pay.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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