There is no security anywhere in this world; at any time your consciousness may be forced to give up the body by disease or misfortune
The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
When you came into this world you cried, whereas everyone else rejoiced. During your lifetime, work and serve in such a way that when it is time for you to leave this world, you will smile at parting while the world cries for you
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
The world is big enough to satisfy everyones needs, but will always be too small to satisfy everyones greed
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Short + World quotes ⇑Short Quotes
Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
To be ill adjusted to a deranged world is not a breakdown.
I don't want to end up simply having visited this world.
Each of us has a unique part to play in the healing of the world.
This world is a terrible dream.
In a metaphysical sense, the end of all earthly desires is the end of the world
Change + World quotes ⇑Change Quotes
I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.
The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
The message I'm sending to myself - I can't change the world until I change myself first.
In this world of relativity, nothing is exactly the same as it was a moment ago. It is said that one cannot bathe twice in the same stream. Everything in the universe is a stream of relativity that is in perpetual flux
All world Quotes ⇑
How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.
It's a hurtful place, the world, in and of itself. We don't need to add to it. And we're in a place now where we all need one another, and it's going to get rougher.
Being in a minority, even in a minority of one, did not make you mad. There was truth and there was untruth, and if you clung to the truth even against the whole world, you were not mad.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Never forget that intelligence rules the world and ignorance carries the burden. Therefore, remove yourself as far as possible from ignorance and seek as far as possible to be intelligent.
The tears of the world are a constant quantity. For each one who begins to weep somewhere else another stops. The same is true of the laugh.
The trouble with the world is not that people know too little; it's that they know so many things that just aren't so.
Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone... just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.
The bird fights its way out of the egg. The egg is the world. Who would be born must first destroy a world
Somewhere along the way in your life, the world and its people will have a problem with you. That's their problem. Not yours.
Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
The beauty of the world... has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Never lose faith in yourself, and never lose hope; remember, even when this world throws its worst and then turns its back, there is still always hope.
And though you think the world is at your feet, it can rise up and tread on you.
The world is little, people are little, human life is little. There is only one big thing - desire.
A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way.
If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
later that night i held an atlas in my lap, ran my fingers across the whole world and whispered where does it hurt? it answered everywhere everywhere everywhere.
I've always been a hugger. If we all hugged more, the world would be a better place :)
I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
The world, we are told, was made especially for man - a presumption not supported by all the facts.
In this world of numbness and information overload, the ability to feel, my boy, is a rare gift indeed.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
When a great genius appears in the world you may know him by this sign; that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
To choose one's victims, to prepare one's plan minutely, to slake an implacable vengeance, and then to go to bed... There is nothing sweeter in the world.
Even a soul submerged in sleep is hard at work and helps make something of the world.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Lovers find secret places inside this violent world where they make transactions with beauty.
There's nothing more dangerous than someone who wants to make the world a better place.
I do not want to be controlled by any superpower. I myself consider myself the most powerful figure in the world, and that is why I do not let any superpower control me.
If it's flipping hamburgers at McDonald's, be the best hamburger flipper in the world. Whatever it is you do you have to master your craft.
We have this weird thing in the world where you don't get insulted for what you do, you get insulted for who you are.
Evil isn't the real threat to the world. Stupid is just as destructive as Evil, maybe more so, and it's a hell of a lot more common. What we really need is a crusade against Stupid. That might actually make a difference.
Most of the world is like a mental hospital. Some persons are sick with jealousy, others with anger, hatred, passion. They are victims of their habits and emotions. But you can make your home a place of peace.
A smile puts you on the right track. A smile makes the world a beautiful place. When you lose your smile, you lose your way in the chaos of life.
Giving love to all, feeling the love of God, seeing His presence in everyone.. that is the way to live in this world.
You don't get to choose if you get hurt in this world...but you do have some say in who hurts you. I like my choices.
Success is not how high you have climbed, but how you make a positive difference to the world.
If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.
The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is at all comprehensible.
It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.
Why do people have to be this lonely? What's the point of it all? Millions of people in this world, all of them yearning, looking to others to satisfy them, yet isolating themselves. Why? Was the earth put here just to nourish human loneliness?
The first and final thing you have to do in this world is to last it and not be smashed by it.
Be honest with yourself. The world is not honest with you. The world loves hypocrisy. When you are honest with yourself you find the road to inner peace.
A person who does not disturb the world and who cannot be disturbed by the world, who is free from exultation, jealousy, apprehension, and worry— he too is dear to me
We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.
The world isn't just the way it is. It is how we understand it, no? And in understanding something, we bring something to it, no? Doesn't that make life a story?
Why become helplessly involved in an endless panorama of events in order to discover that nothing in this world can ever make you happy?
Live without being attached. Wherever you are, carry within your bosom a portable heaven of joy. Remember that you are here in this world to be entertained.
Everything in the outer world that had promised great happiness has deceived me, but one thing has never deceived me — my inner peace
Get away from this world; not by flying away to a cave in the Himalayas, but to the cave of your mind, where you are free of the body and of the world
Objects in the phenomenal world are called relative because they exist only in relation to each other
Be in the world and do your part, but do not be caught up and bound by its delusions, or you will be enslaved.
Most of the people living on earth today were not here a hundred years ago. Others were here before us. And we who are now walking the streets of the world will not be here a hundred years hence
Don't expect perfection or permanent happiness here; you will not find it. This world will always be full of troubles.
The greatest thing you can do to cultivate true wisdom is to practice the consciousness of the world as a dream
The secret of the cosmic game is that God hides his surprise, his bliss, behind the temptations of the world.
Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.
A true yogi may remain dutifully in the world; there, he is like butter on water and not like the easily-diluted milk of unchurned and undisciplined humanity
Stories are light. Light is precious in a world so dark. Begin at the beginning. Tell Gregory a story. Make some light.
Whatever a great person does, common people imitate. His actions set a standard for the people of the world.
If you had a million years to do it in, you couldn't rub out even half the "Fuck you" signs in the world. It's impossible.
If the real world were a book, it would never find a publisher. Overlong, detailed to the point of distraction-and ultimately, without a major resolution.
What if everything in the world were a misunderstanding, what if laughter were really tears?
See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ask for no guarantees, ask for no security.
You must learn to work without desire, and to live in this world without attachment.
This world is an imperfect place. It is only a school of tests. Through tests we learn life's lessons. Test are not meant to crush us. They develop our power. They come through the natural law of progress. It is necessary for us to advance from lower to higher steps
You naturally love those who are dear to you, and you must learn to give that kind of love to the whole world.
But if you tame me, then we shall need each other. To me, you will be unique in all the world. To you, I shall be unique in all the world.
The more I saw of the world and its defects, the greater became my determination to know God
Try to realize you are a divine traveler. You are here for only a little while, then depart for a dissimilar and fascinating world
It looked like the world was covered in a cobbler crust of brown sugar and cinnamon.
The most important thing in this world is to seek and to find God. You must seek Him in the temple of silence
I am my world.
The pictures of my body and your bodies and all things in this world are only rays of light streaming out of that one sacred Light. As I see that Light I behold nothing anywhere but pure Spirit.
Tired, tired with nothing, tired with everything, tired with the world's weight he had never chosen to bear.