Quotes containing word "world"

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Sell also: cosmos, creation, domain, earth, existence, globe, humanity, humankind, humans, man, mankind, populace, public, reality, universe, wide

Definitions and meanings of word "world"

• Noun: everything that exists anywhere; examples: "they study the evolution of the universe", "the biggest tree in existence"

• Noun: all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you; examples: "his world was shattered", "we live in different worlds", "for them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were"

• Noun: people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest; example: "the Western world"

• Noun: the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on; examples: "the Earth moves around the sun", "he sailed around the world"

• Noun: the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife; example: "they consider the church to be independent of the world"

• Noun: a part of the earth that can be considered separately; examples: "the outdoor world", "the world of insects"

• Noun: people in general considered as a whole; example: "he is a hero in the eyes of the public"

• Noun: all of the living human inhabitants of the earth; examples: "all the world loves a lover", "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women"

• Adj: involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope; examples: "global war", "global monetary policy", "neither national nor continental but planetary", "a world crisis", "of worldwide significance"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "world"

Mitt Romney
20 quotes about world
American Politician, Businessman
Born Wednesday 12 March 1947
Oscar Wilde
17 quotes about world
Irish Writer, Poet, Dramatist, Playwright
Monday 16 October 1854 - Friday 30 November 1900
Franz Kafka
12 quotes about world
Austrian Writer, Novelist, Critic, Author
Tuesday 3 July 1883 - Tuesday 3 June 1924
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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American Critic, Poet, Lecturer
Wednesday 25 May 1803 - Thursday 27 April 1882
Arthur Henderson
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Sunday 13 September 1863 - Sunday 20 October 1935
Mahatma Gandhi
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Saturday 2 October 1869 - Friday 30 January 1948
Barack Obama
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Born Friday 4 August 1961
John F. Kennedy
10 quotes about world
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Tuesday 29 May 1917 - Friday 22 November 1963
Helen Keller
13 quotes about world
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Sunday 27 June 1880 - Saturday 1 June 1968
Josiah Royce
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American Philosopher
Tuesday 20 November 1855 - Thursday 14 September 1916
Henry Miller
11 quotes about world
American Writer, Critic, Author
Saturday 26 December 1891 - Saturday 7 June 1980
George Bernard Shaw
13 quotes about world
Irish Dramatist
Saturday 26 July 1856 - Thursday 2 November 1950

Now, do I think there has to be shared sacrifice among other nations in the world who want a stable and secure world? Absolutely, there has to be. But I don't think that America can ever abdicate its leadership role in the world because of who we are and where we've come from. We are the symbol for the world for freedom and liberty.

Chris Christie

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It's the only sport that's played in every country in the world. It's played and watched all over the world, it's the most popular sport in probably 90% of the countries, and then with the World Cup, you have the most viewed tournament of any sport in the world.

Claudio Reyna

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Prior to September 11, we thought the world beyond our shores was one world of risk and the world in our continent was another world of risk.

John Ashcroft

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The entire lower world was created in the likeness of the higher world. All that exists in the higher world appears like an image in this lower world; yet all this is but One.

Michel de Montaigne

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We are the most powerful nation in the world, but we're not the only nation in the world. We are not the only people in the world. We are an important people, the wealthiest, the most powerful and, to a great extent, generous. But we are part of the world.

Studs Terkel

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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

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All the laws and legislation in the world will never heal this world like the loving hearts and arms of mothers and fathers. If every child could drift to sleep feeling wrapped in the love of their family - and God's love - this world would be a far more gentle and better place.

Mitt Romney

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If you followed this economic crisis and you do not think that the world is getting flatter, you are not paying attention. We saw the entire global economy at one time acting totally in sync. The real truth is the world is even flatter than I thought. Our mortgage crisis is killing Deutsche Bank. You still don't think the world is flat?

Thomas Friedman

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Personal transformation can and does have global effects. As we go, so goes the world, for the world is us. The revolution that will save the world is ultimately a personal one.

Marianne Williamson

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The killer app that got the world ready for appliances was the light bulb. So the light bulb is what wired the world. And they weren't thinking about appliances when they wired the world. They were really thinking about - they weren't putting electricity into the home. They were putting lighting into the home.

Jeff Bezos

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Actors are steeped in a world of agents and where the next job is coming from and what are their expenses and what is the hotel like. You want to take them out of that world and dump them into another world, so that when you meet them on the screen they don't seem like the guy who was in two others movies that year.

Danny Boyle

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There are many people in the world who really don't understand-or say they don't-what is the great issue between the free world and the Communist world. Let them come to Berlin!

John F. Kennedy

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The day I'm inaugurated, this country looks at itself differently and the world looks at America differently. If you believe that we've got to heal America and we've got to repair our standing in the world, then I think my supporters believe that I am a messenger who can deliver that message around the world in a way that no other candidate can do.

Barack Obama

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Beauty is the disinterested one, without which the ancient world refused to understand itself, a word which both imperceptibly and yet unmistakably has bid farewell to our new world, a world of interests, leaving it to its own avarice and sadness.

Hans Urs von Balthasar

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When we find something new at Giza, we announce it to the world. The Sphinx and the Pyramids are world treasures. We are the guardian's of these treasures, but they belong to the world.

Zahi Hawass

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The mullahs of the Islamic world and the mullahs of the Hindu world and the mullahs of the Christian world are all on the same side. And we are against them all.

Arundhati Roy

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Strange to say, the luminous world is the invisible world; the luminous world is that which we do not see. Our eyes of flesh see only night.

Victor Hugo

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We entered the 20th century trying to deal with three ideas purporting to define or describe or explain three spheres of action, development and conflict: Darwin on the natural world, Freud on the internal world, Marx on the economic world.

Bruce Jackson

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We're all products of what we want to project to the world. Even people who don't spend any time, or think they don't, on preparing themselves for the world out there - I think that ultimately they have for their whole lives groomed themselves to be a certain way, to present a face to the world.

Cindy Sherman

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Most people go, I wish for world peace. But chaos has a place in balancing out the light and the dark in the world. I don't know if I would wish for world peace.

Brendan Fraser

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