Quotations on World

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The Arab World is writing a new future; the pen is in our own hands.
- Abdallah II
(Keywords: Future, Pen, World, Writing)

A true critic ought to dwell upon excellencies rather than imperfections, to discover the concealed beauties of a writer, and communicate to the world such things as are worth their observation.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Observation, World, Worth, Writer)

Well, you know, I've bonded with a lot of people over the years, you know. We played the same tournaments year after year and we go back to the same place and many times the seats have been full and that has meant the world to me for sure.
- Andre Agassi
(Keywords: People, World, Years)

For hundreds of years Iranians have been migrating to many parts of the world. They took Islamic culture to other parts of the world and established it there.
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Keywords: Culture, World, Years)

I was a little girl in World War II and I'm used to being freed by Americans.
- Madeleine Albright
(Keywords: War, Americans, Being, World, World war)

It was 1943. The U.S. had already entered World War II, so I decided to join the army.
- Lloyd Alexander
(Keywords: War, Army, World, World war)

The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.
- Muhammad Ali
(Keywords: Life, Man, World, Years)

A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.
- Muhammad Ali
(Keywords: Life, Man, World, Years)

In this part of the world, only Maine gives winter the welcome and the worship it should have.
- Tom Allen
(Keywords: Winter, World, Worship)

I was born in ancient times, at the end of the world, in a patriarchal Catholic and conservative family. No wonder that by age five I was a raging feminist - although the term had not reached Chile yet, so nobody knew what the heck was wrong with me.
- Isabel Allende
(Keywords: Age, Family, Conservative, End, Wonder, World, Wrong)

World War II, the atomic bomb, the Cold War, made it hard for Americans to continue their optimism.
- Stephen Ambrose
(Keywords: War, Optimism, Americans, World, World war)

Winning the Revolutionary War, or the Civil War, or World War II were the turning points in our history, the sine qua non of our forward progress.
- Stephen Ambrose
(Keywords: War, History, Progress, Winning, World, World war)

Outside the walls, among others, is the Soviet Empire. It is malevolent, destructive and expanding. It has swallowed up over half a dozen countries since World War II.
- Barbara Amiel
(Keywords: War, Countries, World, World war)

Allen Ginsberg was a world authority on the writing of William Blake, and had an incredible knowledge of classic literature and world politics.
- David Amram
(Keywords: Politics, Knowledge, Authority, Literature, World, Writing)

For the first time in history, a private company is organizing a mission to the moon. This mission will inspire countries of the world, citizens, our youth.
- Eric Anderson
(Keywords: Time, History, Company, Countries, First, Mission, Moon, Will, World, Youth)

The United Nations, whose membership comprises almost all the states in the world, is founded on the principle of the equal worth of every human being.
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: Being, Nations, states, United, World, Worth)

Mr. Reagan spent World War II, the global conflict fought and won by his generation, making training films in Hollywood.
- R. W. Apple, Jr.
(Keywords: War, Conflict, Hollywood, Training, World, World war)

My graduate study was interrupted, like that of many others, by World War II.
- Kenneth Joseph Arrow
(Keywords: War, Study, World, World war)

John Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war.
- Isaac Asimov
(Keywords: War, Living, World, World war)

Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war.
- Isaac Asimov
(Keywords: War, Living, World, World war)

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.
- David Attenborough
(Keywords: Life, Beauty, Excitement, Interest, Living, World, Worth)

An acre of performance is worth a whole world of promise.
- Red Auerbach
(Keywords: Performance, Promise, World, Worth)

Where youth and diffidence are united, it requires uncommon steadiness of reason to resist the attraction of being called the most charming girl in the world.
- Jane Austen
(Keywords: Being, Reason, United, World, Youth)

We learned in World War II that no single nation holds a monopoly on wisdom, morality or right to power, but that we must fight for the weak and promote democracy.
- Joe Baca
(Keywords: War, Power, Wisdom, Morality, Democracy, Fight, Nation, Right, World, World war)

Pearl Harbor caused our Nation to wholeheartedly commit to winning World War II, changing the course of our Nation's history and the world's future.
- Joe Baca
(Keywords: History, War, Winning, Future, Nation, World, World war)

By interviewing at least one veteran, you can preserve memories that otherwise might be lost. My uncle was a downed fighter pilot and P.O.W. in World War II, and I am looking forward to recording his story for inclusion in the project.
- Spencer Bachus
(Keywords: War, Memories, Project, World, World war)

The question is: how bad do things have to get before you will do something about it? Where is your line in the sand? If you don't enforce the constitutional limitations on your government very soon, you are likely to find out what World War III will be like.
- Michael Badnarik
(Keywords: Government, War, Limitations, Question, Will, World, World war)

Oh, yeah, I see the world differently now. Actually, when I first had the baby, I was breast-feeding him for two years straight. So we were together for two years of his life, every single day, all hours of the day. So I was two people, and I eventually morphed back into one.
- Erykah Badu
(Keywords: Life, People, Baby, Day, First, Now, World, Years)

So long as there are earnest believers in the world, they will always wish to punish opinions, even if their judgment tells them it is unwise and their conscience that it is wrong.
- Walter Bagehot
(Keywords: Conscience, Judgment, Opinions, Will, World, Wrong)

For me, as a beginning novelist, all other living writers form a control group for whom the world is a placebo.
- Nicholson Baker
(Keywords: Control, Beginning, Living, World, Writers)

I gave up on new poetry myself 30 years ago when most of it began to read like coded messages passing between lonely aliens in a hostile world.
- Russell Baker
(Keywords: Poetry, Lonely, World, Years)

The First World War, and especially the latest one, largely swept away what was left in Europe of feudalism and of feudal landlords, especially in Poland, Hungary, and the South East generally.
- Emily Greene Balch
(Keywords: War, Europe, First, World, World war)

Any writer, I suppose, feels that the world into which he was born is nothing less than a conspiracy against the cultivation of his talent.
- James A. Baldwin
(Keywords: Talent, Nothing, World, Writer)

The horrors of the Second World War, the chilling winds of the Cold War and the crushing weight of the Iron Curtain are little more than fading memories. Ideals that once commanded great loyalty are now taken for granted.
- Jan Peter Balkenende
(Keywords: War, Ideals, Iron curtain, Loyalty, Memories, Now, Weight, World, World war)

The generation which lived through the Second World War is disappearing. Post-war generations see Europe's great achievements - liberty, peace and prosperity - as a given.
- Jan Peter Balkenende
(Keywords: Peace, War, Europe, Generations, Liberty, Post, Prosperity, World, World war)

If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world, they would take away the spring, and youth, the former from the year, the latter from human life.
- Honore de Balzac
(Keywords: Life, Direction, Enemies, Spring, World, Youth)

If you see something is going wrong within politics and the world today, then some Hip Hop artist is gonna come along and get straight with it. If they think that there's a lot of racism going on then there's another Hip Hop artist who's gonna come out and speak their mind.
- Afrika Bambaataa
(Keywords: Politics, Artist, Mind, Racism, Today, World, Wrong)

I've always looked upon the Ducks as caricature human beings. Perhaps I've been years writing in that middle world that J.R.R. Tolkien describes, and never knew it.
- Carl Barks
(Keywords: World, Writing, Years)

The Gong Show provided me with five years of the happiest times of my life, but that's that. And to be known as the guy who gave the world The Gong Show - listen, my Uncle George isn't known as anything. So I guess it isn't so bad in that context.
- Chuck Barris
(Keywords: Life, World, Years)

When I came to Congress, I came to bring what I thought was a real-world business perspective to government because, in the business world, I spent over 20 years in the high-tech industry, but it certainly was not unique.
- Melissa Bean
(Keywords: Business, Government, Thought, Congress, Perspective, World, Years)

February 19, 1942, is the year in which Executive Order 9066 was signed, and this was the order that called for the exclusion and internment of all Japanese Americans living on the west coast during World War II.
- Xavier Becerra
(Keywords: War, Americans, February, Living, Order, World, World war)

In two years, there were 22 military coups d'etat, essentially in Africa and the third world. The coup d'etat of Algiers, in 1965, is what opened the path.
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Keywords: Military, World, Years)

I remember being young in the 1960s... we had a great sense of the future, a great big hope. This is what is missing in the youth today. This being able to dream and to change the world.
- Bernardo Bertolucci
(Keywords: Change, Dream, Hope, Being, Future, Sense, Today, World, Youth)

Cheryl Cole and Katy Perry are two of the hottest girls in the world - and so normal and funny with it. If I was a few years older they are the kind of girls I'd like to date. I want a younger version of Cheryl and Katy - a mixture of the two would be hot.
- Justin Bieber
(Keywords: Funny, Girls, Want, World, Years)

Dog - a kind of additional or subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and surplus of the world's worship.
- Ambrose Bierce
(Keywords: World, Worship)

Given Pounds and five years, and an ordinary man can in the ordinary course, without any undue haste or putting any pressure upon his taste, surround himself with books, all in his own language, and thence forward have at least one place in the world.
- Augustine Birrell
(Keywords: Books, Haste, Language, Man, Pressure, Taste, World, Years)

I am a passionate believer that Britain has benefited the whole world and that our heritage, our culture, our values and more importantly our people who created those things, are worth fighting for.
- Steve Blake
(Keywords: People, Values, Culture, Fighting, World, Worth)

What I am most proud of is the legacy of hope that FIFA and football leaves around the world. It makes all of the efforts and energy I pour into this job worth it.
- Sepp Blatter
(Keywords: Hope, Energy, Football, Job, World, Worth)

I was signed when I was 19 years old, in 1980. I went to Germany and France. Seeing the world at that time was just an awesome experience for a teenager.
- Kurtis Blow
(Keywords: Experience, Time, France, Germany, Old, World, Years)

Hip Hop is thee dominant youth culture in the world right now.
- Kurtis Blow
(Keywords: Culture, Now, Right, World, Youth)



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