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.
How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Short + World quotes ⇑Short Quotes
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
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.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
I don't want to end up simply having visited this world.
It is time to conquer the world with inclusiveness and generosity, not with wars and brutal power.
More people in the world are suffering from indigestion than of hunger. Unfortunately, that's the reality.
Do you want to rule the world or do you want to serve the world? Ultimately, that is the choice.
By bringing the world together, social media is tearing it apart.
What the world craves is Authenticity.
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.
A ball can change the world. It's not about the ball nor kicking nor the cup. It's sheer intensity of involvement. Knowing this in life is yoga.
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 ⇑
The world is big enough to satisfy everyones needs, but will always be too small to satisfy everyones greed
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
To live and operate in the world, you may have to identify with something. Play with your identifications - don't let them rule you.
Nothing in this world is harder than speaking the truth, nothing easier than flattery.
Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone... just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.
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.
If one has to be in this world, transact with this world, be involved with this world, and still go untouched through this world, one must be like a lotus flower. One must learn how to convert the filth into a fragrant flower
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.
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 whole world is busy trying to teach everybody something that has not worked in their lives.
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.
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.
Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
The bird fights its way out of the egg. The egg is the world. Who would be born must first destroy a world
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Somewhere along the way in your life, the world and its people will have a problem with you. That's their problem. Not yours.
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 beauty of the world... has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
When you came into this world, you came without a single investment. So whatever happens in your life, anyway you are in profit.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
I've always been a hugger. If we all hugged more, the world would be a better place :)
These righteous people are always trouble. Once you have a strong set of morals, you will see nobody in the world is alright. If nobody in the world is okay, you have a psychological problem.
what is my mission? Do you want to bring peace to the world? I just want to live in better company
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
And though you think the world is at your feet, it can rise up and tread on you.
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
Largely there's no education in the world. There are ancillary units, supplying cogs to the main machine. Human beings are like fuel for a larger machine that we have created.
Unfortunately today we are enslaving life to serve social structures. No. Social structures must be made in such a way that they will serve life, an individual life, not social life
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.
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.
Lovers find secret places inside this violent world where they make transactions with beauty.
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.
When a great genius appears in the world you may know him by this sign; that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
There's nothing more dangerous than someone who wants to make the world a better place.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
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.
In this world of numbness and information overload, the ability to feel, my boy, is a rare gift indeed.
The world, we are told, was made especially for man - a presumption not supported by all the facts.
The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving.
Our children are the future of this world. It's not about what we can get out of them. It's about how we can empower them.
Even a soul submerged in sleep is hard at work and helps make something of the world.
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.
The world needs you to be pleasant. But spiritual process is about transcendence, not good behavior.
If we don't have peaceful human beings on the planet, having a peaceful world is just a pipe dream.
A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way.
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.
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.
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.
We are always busy seeing how to fix the world. The world need not be fixed. If we generate the right kind of human beings, the world will be a wonderful place to live in
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.
Giving love to all, feeling the love of God, seeing His presence in everyone.. that is the way to live in this world.
The world is hungry not because there is no food. There is more food than the 7.2 billion people on the planet can eat. It is just that those who need it do not get it, because one way or the other, those who have the power and the means have not cared enough to do something about it
We have to make this world a beautiful place, not by conquests, not by capturing, but by captivating the world and embracing the world
Whenever conflict flares up in the world today, people talk about peace. We need to understand, peace is not something that we have to create. Conflict is our creation.
If human beings disappeared from the planet, the world would be very peaceful. If you don't create conflict, there is peace.
There is sufficient unpleasantness in the world around us. You don't have to create unpleasantness within yourself
Success is not how high you have climbed, but how you make a positive difference to the world.
If you lose your humanity just because someone is doing something stupid in the world, have you done any good to yourself or the world that you live in?
Economics is important, but if it becomes the fundamental driving force in our lives, we naturally become suspicious of everything around us
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.
The world is going on only because of the unfortunate people in the world- that half of the population who are hungry and living under trees or bridges. If everybody on the planet becomes "fortunate", the world will end in ten or fifteen years' time.
Why become helplessly involved in an endless panorama of events in order to discover that nothing in this world can ever make you happy?
It is all right if the world thinks you are weird. Everyone is different, so everyone is weird in someone's eyes. Happily weird or miserably weird - your choice
Everything in the outer world that had promised great happiness has deceived me, but one thing has never deceived me — my inner peace
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 world is little, people are little, human life is little. There is only one big thing - desire.
If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.
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.
For effective functioning in the world, knowledge is not the main factor, but clarity of perception
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.
If you create a chemistry of blissfulness within you, the activity you need to perform in the world will not leave a scratch upon you
Let us create an absolutely selfish world. That means what I want for myself, I want for everyone in the world.
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?
If you want to realize your life to the fullest, first and foremost is, you should never shrink yourself into thinking “This is mine and this is not mine.” If you expand within yourself to include the whole world, then everything is yours.
One thing every human being can strive for is to leave this world a little better than it was when you entered it
Your contribution to the world is you. How you live, how joyful you are, and everything you do is an expression of that
The first and final thing you have to do in this world is to last it and not be smashed by it.
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 moment you are trapped in "I like this, I don't like this" you are just dividing the world. The moment you fragment the world, your ability to experience it is gone
You do not have to depend on the compassion of others. The whole world can live under the umbrella of your compassion
We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.
There is love enough in this world for everybody, if people will just look.
Generally, people who are not self-realized are full of themselves. One who is self-realized sees that the whole world is full of one
Give the world what it needs, and it will give you what you want.
The world is full of teachers but devoid of students.
It is time we work towards creating a world where every human being can blossom and be like a flower, bursting with love and ecstasy.
If you cannot bring harmony to your own mind, how can you bring harmony to the world?
Whatever a great person does, common people imitate. His actions set a standard for the people of the world.
If just one percent of the population stands up, in a really committed way, to alleviate human suffering, at least the physical suffering in this existence could be just wiped out, The whole 100 percent need not stand up. Just one percent
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.
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.
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
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
If you function in the world without being concerned about what is happening to life around you - that is being criminal
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?
Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.
Whether one manufactures a safety pin, a computer or a spaceship, or teaches people how to meditate, there is only one business in the world - human wellbeing
Transforming the foundations of wealth into wellbeing for the world is the only way a Business will grow unbridled through the changing times and terrains
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.
Stories are light. Light is precious in a world so dark. Begin at the beginning. Tell Gregory a story. Make some light.
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
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.
You naturally love those who are dear to you, and you must learn to give that kind of love to the whole world.
Each of us has a unique part to play in the healing of the 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.
See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ask for no guarantees, ask for no security.
The most important thing in this world is to seek and to find God. You must seek Him in the temple of silence
This world is a terrible dream.
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.
I am my world.