Tag Archive for world

What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What’s the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood?
- Buddha

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
- Buddha

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
- Mark Twain

Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice.
- Ayn Rand

All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
- Victor Hugo

The world itself is the will to power – and nothing else! And you yourself are the will to power – and nothing else!
- Friedrich Nietzsche

It is not possible for civilization to flow backwards while there is youth in the world. Youth may be headstrong, but it will advance it allotted length.
- Helen Keller

As the eagle was killed by the arrow winged with his own feather, so the hand of the world is wounded by its own skill.
- Helen Keller