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World Quotes

“I see trees of green, Red roses too, I see em’ bloom for me and for you, And I think to myself, What a wonderful world. I see skies of blue, Clouds of white, Bright blessed days, Dark sacred nights, And I think to myself, What a wonderful world”. So go the lyrics to a very loveable song, ‘What A Wonderful World’ by Louis Armstrong. Well, the world we live in really is a wonderful place and it is up to us to keep it that way, although it doesn’t look like we are doing just that. Read on for famous universe quotations and sayings.

Barack Obama

We need to keep making our streets safer and our criminal justice system fairer - our homeland more secure, our world more peaceful and sustainable for the next generation.

John F. Kennedy

We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world or to make it the last.

Robin Williams

No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.

Johnny Depp

It's all kinds of these profound things crashing on you when your child arrives into the world. It's like you've met your reason to live.

Mel Brooks

As long as the world is turning and spinning, we're gonna be dizzy and we're gonna make mistakes.

James Stewart

It was amazing that a play that seems dated in this world... A man whose best friend is a six-foot white rabbit... But it caught on, especially with young people - they surprised me most of all.

Courtney Love

I want every girl in the world to pick up a guitar and start screaming.

David Lloyd George

The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps.

George Santayana

Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to events or objects in the world.

David Attenborough

People must feel that the natural world is important and valuable and beautiful and wonderful and an amazement and a pleasure.

Jimmy Butler

It's not all fine and dandy, but a smile can go a long way. Show some love, be patient, and this world will be a much better place.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Being a reporter seems a ticket out to the world.

Ernest Hemingway

The world is a fine place and worth the fighting for and I hate very much to leave it.

Stephen Colbert

Jon always said 'The Daily Show' has no political impact, ... We're going to go ahead and pick up that gauntlet and change the world

Billy Graham

Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has.

Toni Morrison

At some point in life the world's beauty becomes enough. You don't need to photograph, paint or even remember it. It is enough.

Marcel Proust

Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces.

Blaise Pascal

Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world.

Zora Neale Hurston

I do not weep at the world I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife.

Albert Schweitzer

Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make you wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf.

Johnny Depp

People say I make strange choices, but they're not strange for me. My sickness is that I'm fascinated by human behavior, by what's underneath the surface, by the worlds inside people.

Helen Keller

All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.

Gloria Steinem

For much of the female half of the world, food is the first signal of our inferiority. It lets us know that our own families may consider female bodies to be less deserving, less needy, less valuable.

Billy Graham

God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, "I love you."

Kevin Smith

How lame do you have to be to spend your time like that on the Internet? Can't you do something more constructive, like surf the porn? Or go into the real world and interact with people rather than cyber-sniping.

Vladimir Nabokov

Existence is a series of footnotes to a vast, obscure, unfinished masterpiece.

Blaise Pascal

Between us and heaven or hell there is only life, which is the frailest thing in the world.

Hermann Hesse

Our mind is capable of passing beyond the dividing line we have drawn for it. Beyond the pairs of opposites of which the world consists, other, new insights begin.

Wallace Stevens

After the final no there comes a yes and on that yes the future of the world hangs.

Dave Barry

Bill Gates is a very rich man today... and do you want to know why? The answer is one word: versions.

William Lyon Phelps

If I were running the world I would have it rain only between 2 and 5 a.m. Anyone who was out then ought to get wet.

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Cristiano Ronaldo

I see myself as the best footballer in the world. If you don't believe you are the best, then you will never achieve all that you are capable of.

James Madison

The happy Union of these States is a wonder; their Constitution a miracle; their example the hope of Liberty throughout the world.

If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next. It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this.

Susan B. Anthony

The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world; I am like a snowball - the further I am rolled the more I gain

William James

If you believe that feeling bad or worrying long enough will change a past or future event, then you are residing on another planet with a different reality system.

Alice Walker

The most important question in the world is, 'Why is the child crying.

Margaret Mead

A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.

Don DeLillo

Hardship makes the world obscure.

Here at home, when Americans were standing in long lines to give blood after the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, we squandered an obvious opportunity to make service a noble cause again, and rekindle an American spirit of community.

Jimmy Butler

I always speak my mind. Whether it be something that's going on in the world, something on the basketball court, or just something I saw with somebody else that's not right.

George Harrison

The world used us as an excuse to go mad.

Jon Stewart

Yesterday, the president met with a group he calls the coalition of the willing. Or, as the rest of the world calls them, Britain and Spain.

Tom Stoppard

I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon.

Audre Lorde

It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.

Sacha Baron Cohen

Dictators are ludicrous characters, and, you know, in my career and in my life, I've always enjoyed sort of inhabiting these ludicrous, larger-than-life characters that somehow exist in the real world.

David Attenborough

I just wish the world was twice as big and half of it was still unexplored.

John F. Kennedy

We prefer world law in the age of self-determination to world war in the age of mass extermination.

Gautama Buddha

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.

Albert Camus

The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.

Adam Smith

Labour was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.

Desmond Tutu

Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.

Marcel Proust

A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Between two groups of people who want to make inconsistent kinds of worlds, I see no remedy but force.

Sean Connery

Love may not make the world go round, but I must admit that it makes the ride worthwhile.

David Attenborough

It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.

Johnny Depp

The only gossip I'm interested in is things from the Weekly World News - 'Woman's bra bursts, 11 injured'. That kind of thing.

Elton John

I am the most well-known homosexual in the world.

Gloria Steinem

It is more rewarding to watch money change the world than watch it accumulate.

Tony Blair

This is not a battle between the United States of America and terrorism, but between the free and democratic world and terrorism.

Douglas MacArthur

A better world shall emerge based on faith and understanding.

William Butler Yeats

Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame!

Elie Wiesel

Once you bring life into the world, you must protect it. We must protect it by changing the world.

Dale Carnegie

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Wallace Stevens

A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.

Laurence Sterne

An actor should be able to create the universe in the palm of his hand.

Franklin P. Jones

It's a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water.

What we need to do is always lean into the future; when the world changes around you and when it changes against you - what used to be a tail wind is now a head wind - you have to lean into that and figure out what to do because complaining isn't a strategy.

Harry S. Truman

There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know.

Robert Kennedy

All of us might wish at times that we lived in a more tranquil world, but we don't. And if our times are difficult and perplexing, so are they challenging and filled with opportunity.

Bill Maher

When you want to make it clear to the rest of the world that you are not an imperialist, the best countries to have with you are Britain and Spain.

Larry King

Good writers are in the business of leaving signposts saying, Tour my world, see and feel it through my eyes; I am your guide.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Be above it! Make the world serve your purpose, but do not serve it.

Bill Bryson

The whole of the global economy is based on supplying the cravings of two per cent of the world's population.

Charles Lamb

Here cometh April again, and as far as I can see the world hath more fools in it than ever.

David Attenborough

An understanding of the natural world and what's in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.

John Lennon

We were all on this ship in the sixties, our generation, a ship going to discover the New World. And the Beatles were in the crow's nest of that ship.

Marcus Aurelius

Each thing is of like form from everlasting and comes round again in its cycle.

George Washington Carver

No individual has any right to come into the world and go out of it without leaving something behind.

Hermann Hesse

The bird fights its way out of the egg. The egg is the world. Whoever will be born must destroy a world.

Norman Vincent Peale

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Therefore trust to thy heart, and to what the world calls illusions.

Joseph Addison

A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.

Rafael Nadal

My parents' divorce made an important change in my life. It affected me. After that, when I can't play Wimbledon, it was tough. For one month I was outside the world.

Hillary Clinton

All of us have to recognize that we owe our children more than we have been giving them.

We're excited by the success of WhatsApp on top of Android. Amazon brings services like Kindle on top of Android. It's a competitive world and a lot more complex than people realize. When you run a platform on scale, you have to make sure it's truly open. That way, not only do you do well, so do others.

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Karl Marx

For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.

George Harrison

The Beatles saved the world from boredom.

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Virginia Woolf

As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.

Albert Camus

Methods of thought which claim to give the lead to our world in the name of revolution have become, in reality, ideologies of consent and not of rebellion.

Bill Bryson

More than 300 million people in the world speak English and the rest, it sometimes seems, try to.

Adlai Stevenson II

With the supermarket as our temple and the singing commercial as our litany, are we likely to fire the world with an irresistible vision of America's exalted purpose and inspiring way of life?

Annie Leibovitz

My hope is that we continue to nurture the places that we love, but that we also look outside our immediate worlds.

James M. Barrie

We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it.

Anais Nin

How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself.

Quentin Crisp

My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it.

Adolf Hitler

Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.

Thomas Jefferson

There is not a truth existing which I fear... or would wish unknown to the whole world.

Tony Blair

Global warming is too serious for the world any longer to ignore its danger or split into opposing factions on it.

Douglas MacArthur

The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle: the roar of the crowd on the one side, and the voice of your conscience on the other.