If one were to bring ten of the wisest men in the world together and ask them what was the most stupid thing in existence, they would not be able to discover anything so stupid as astrology.
The world believes all blondes are stupid and brunettes are smarter. Well, I disagree.
Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all he wishes to in this world, and succeeds in helping souls into paradise.
If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.
He was thinking alone, and seriously racking his brain to find a direction for this single force four times multiplied, with which he did not doubt, as with the lever for which Archimedes sought, they should succeed in moving the world, when some one tapped gently at his door.
We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.
The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
A symphony must be like the world. It must contain everything.
The television industry doesn't like to see the compexity of the world. It prefers simple reporting, with simple ideas: this is white, that's black; this is good, that's bad.
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
The presentations and conceptions of the average man of the world are formed and dominated, not by the full and pure desire for knowledge as an end in itself, but by the struggle to adapt himself favourably to the conditions of life.
I'm so happy to be able to give kids the opportunity to learn about amazing world of dance and music that I've have been lucky enough to make such a big part of my own life.
The world is a fine place and worth fighting for.
There are many reasons why novelists write, but they all have one thing in common - a need to create an alternative world.
I would like to recapture that freshness of vision which is characteristic of extreme youth when all the world is new to it.
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found the time to conquer the world.
Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so.
Globalization, as defined by rich people like us, is a very nice thing... you are talking about the Internet, you are talking about cell phones, you are talking about computers. This doesn't affect two-thirds of the people of the world.
Think you of the fact that a deaf person cannot hear. Then, what deafness may we not all possess? What senses do we lack that we cannot see and cannot hear another world all around us?
The greater part of the world's troubles are due to questions of grammar.
We should all start to live before we get too old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets.
Astronomy compels the soul to look upward and leads us from this world to another.
Every heart that has beat strong and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it in the world, and bettered the tradition of mankind.