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The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face.
– William Makepeace ThackerayRate it:
The world is a navy in an empty ocean.
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
The world is a prison in which solitary confinement is preferable.
– Karl KrausRate it:
The world is a republic of mediocrities, and always was.
– Thomas CarlyleRate it:
The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.
– Horace WalpoleRate it:
The world is always open, waiting to be discovered.
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
The world is blessed most by men who do things, not by those who merely talk about them.
– James OliverRate it:
The world is burdened with young fogies. Old men with ossified minds are easily dealt with. But men who look young, act young and everlastingly harp on the fact that they are young, but who nevertheless think and act with a degree of caution that would be excessive in their grandfathers, are the curse of the world. Their very conservatism is secondhand, and they don't know what they are conserving.
– Robertson DaviesRate it:
The world is but a canvas to the imagination.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
The world is but a large prison, out of which some are daily selected for execution.
– Walter RaleighRate it:
The world is content with setting right the surface of things.
– John Henry NewmanRate it:
The world is continuously discontinuous. It is continuous for intuition and thinking; discontinuous for reason and observation. The human senses break it down but the unconvinced mind unites it.
– Thiruman ArchunanRate it:
The world is disgracefully managed one hardly knows to whom to complain.
– Ronald FirbankRate it:
The world is divided into people who do things and people who get the credit
– Dwight MorrowRate it:
The world is divided into people who do things, and people who get credit. Try, if you can, to belong to the first class, there is far less competition.
– Dwight MorrowRate it:
The world is divided into two categories: failures and unknowns.
– Francis PicabiaRate it:
The world is divided into two kinds of people, those who spend a great deal of time saving money, and those who spend a great deal of money saving time.
– Peter Cochrane, Head of BT Labs UK taling about the internet - November 2000Rate it:
The world is dying for want, not of good preaching, but of good hearing.
– George Dana BoardmanRate it:
The world is emblematic. Parts of speech are metaphors because the whole of nature is a metaphor of the human mind.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
The world is exactly like you think it is, and that's why.
– John A. WoodsRate it:
The world is filled with violence. Because criminals carry guns, we decent law-abiding citizens should also have guns. Otherwise they will win and the decent people will lose.
– James Earl JonesRate it:
The world is full of fools; and he who would not wish to see one, must not only shut himself up alone, but must also break his looking-glass.
– BoileauRate it:
THE WORLD IS FULL OF IDIOTS.......DON'T BE ONE OF THEM to my children
– GARY NOONANRate it:
The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
The world is full of people who never quite get into the first team and who just miss the prizes at the flower show.
– Jacob BronowskiRate it:

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