A collection of proverbs, sayings and quotes about the world.

Earth World
The Earth – Our World – By Beth Scupham


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Although September 11 was horrible, it didn't threaten the survival of the human race, like nuclear weapons do.

Stephen Hawking

As day breaks, the glowworms say: 'We've lit up the world!'


By exposing the absence of purpose in the laws governing the universe, science forces us to take responsibility for the welfare of ourselves, our species, and our planet.

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
Steven Pinker

Everybody wants to change the world, and every change makes a mess of it.


For the things of this world cannot be made known without a knowledge of mathematics.

Roger Bacon

Half the world is composed of idiots, the other half of people clever enough to take indecent advantage of them.

Walter Kerr

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

Anne Frank

I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.

Mary Anne Radmacher

I had rather be on my farm than be emperor of the world.

George Washington

I see skies of blue and clouds of white
The bright blessed day, the dark sacred night
And I think to myself what a wonderful world

Louis Armstrong
Lyrics "What a Wonderful World"

I see trees of green, red roses too
I see them bloom for me and you
And I think to myself what a wonderful world.

Louis Armstrong
Lyrics "What a Wonderful World"

I think to myself, what a wonderful world.

Louis Armstrong

Ideas matter. The world matters. Our lives matter, and the choices we make as we navigate our lives perhaps matter most of all.

Lauren Myracle

It takes all sorts to make a world.

It is good that not everybody is the same.

Life on Earth is at the ever-increasing risk of being wiped out by a disaster, such as sudden global nuclear war, a genetically engineered virus or other dangers we have not yet thought of.

Stephen Hawking

Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and consciencious stupidity.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Primitive life is very common and intelligent life is fairly rare. Some would say it has yet to occur on Earth.

Stephen Hawking

The greatest problem in the world today is intolerance.

Diana Spencer

The human failing I would most like to correct is aggression. It may have had survival advantage in caveman days, to get more food, territory or partner with whom to reproduce, but now it threatens to destroy us all.

Stephen Hawking

The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it; and every day confirms my belief of the inconsistency of all human characters, and of the little dependence that can be placed on the appearance of merit or sense.

Pride and Prejudice (1813)
Jane Austen

The older you get the more it seems the world belongs to other people.

The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain
Bill Bryson

The problem with the world is that everyone does not have a brain, but everyone does have a tongue.

Raheel Farooq

The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.

Bertrand Russell

The world has changed. I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was is lost. For none now live who remember it.

Quote from the film: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.

St. Augustine

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