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.
We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.
What you have now is a Hollywood that is pure poison. Hollywood was a central place in the history of art in the 20th century: it was human idealism preserved. And then, like any great place, it collapsed, and it collapsed into the most awful machinery in the world. Why don't I see a Frank Capra today? Because people aren't like this anymore? People haven't changed that much in 60 years.
Even the most desacralized existence still preserve traces of a religious valorization of the world.
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.
The World Trade Center is a living symbol of man's dedication to world peace... a representation of man's belief in humanity, his need for individual dignity, his beliefs in the cooperation of men, and, through cooperation, his ability to find greatness.
I can say without affectation that I belong to the Russian convict world no less than I do to Russian literature. I got my education there, and it will last forever.
The world was not created once and for all time for each of us individually. There are added to it in the course of our life things of which we have never had any suspicion.
The United States has got some of the dumbest people in the world. I want you to know that we know that.
This whole world is wild at heart and weird on top.
It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people. The good ones slept better while the bad ones seemed to enjoy the waking hours much more.
In order to stabilize world population, we must eliminate 350,000 per day.
It's a very telling thing when you have children. You have to be there for them, you've got to set an example, when you're not sure what your example is, and anyway the world is changing so fast you don't know what is appropriate anymore.
Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.
Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us a wild-goose chase, and is never attained. Follow some other object, and very possibly we may find that we have caught happiness without dreaming of it.
Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated.
There is nothing in the world more shameful than establishing one's self on lies and fables.
It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world.
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity of mankind: it is necessary, it is dear to us, it gives us pleasure, and we must conceal it.
An eye for an eye, and the whole world would be blind.
The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world. Lies will pass into history.
True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
The whole world is a series of miracles, but we're so used to them we call them ordinary things.
The sacred reveals absolute reality and at the same time makes orientation possible; hence it founds the world in the sense that it fixes the limits and establishes the order of the world.
In Italy, the country where fascism was born, we have a particular relation with the Holocaust, but as a turning point in history it belongs to everybody in the world. It is a part of humanity.