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First there is a mountain, then there is no mountain, then there is.
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The earth is the very quintessence of the human condition.
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Until Eve arrived, this was a man's world.
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The earth is the Lord s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it. [Psalms 24:1]
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I have been in love, and in debt, and in drink, this many and many a year.
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If this were a logical world, men would ride side saddle.
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He, in his developed manhood, stood, a little sunburn by the glare of life.
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The year's at the spring; And day's at the morn; Morning's at seven; The hill-side's dew-pearled; The lark's on the wing; The snail's on the thorn: God's in his heaven, All's right with the world!
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The world is not comprehensible, but it is embraceable: through the embracing of one of its beings.
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After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say I WANT TO SEE THE MANAGER.
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You do not reform a world by ignoring it.
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What should I have known or written had I been a quiet, mercantile politician or a lord in waiting? A man must travel, and turmoil, or there is no existence.
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The world is a living image of God.
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The world in which we were called to exist was an absurd world, and there was no other in which we could take refuge.
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The world is governed by opinion.
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The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description; one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
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You're the best Mom in the whole, wide world!
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The world is in your hands, now use it.
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We will look upon the earth and her sister planets as being with us, not for us. One does not rape a sister.
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I tell you one thing -- if you want peace of mind, do not find fault with others. Rather learn to see your own faults. Learn to make the whole world your own. No one is a stranger, my child; this whole world is your own.
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And that's the world in a nutshell, which is an appropriate receptacle.
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The world is not growing worse and it is not growing better -- it is just turning around as usual.
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I've been up the mountain and I had a choice. Should I come down? So I came down. God said, Okay, you've been up on the mountain, now you go down. You're on your own, free. Check in later, but now you're on your own.
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Some of us still get all weepy when we think about the Gaia Hypothesis, the idea that earth is a big furry goddess-creature who resembles everybody's mom in that she knows what's best for us. But if you look at the historical record -- Krakatoa, Mt. Vesuvius, Hurricane Charley, poison ivy, and so forth down the ages -- you have to ask yourself: Whose side is she on, anyway?
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I believe that the first step in the setting of a real external world is the formation of the concept of bodily objects and of bodily objects of various kinds.
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To understand the world one must not be worrying about one's self.
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The earth only has so much bounty to offer and inventing ever larger and more notional prices for that bounty does not change its real value.
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The mark of the man of the world is absence of pretension. He does not make a speech; he takes a low business-tone, avoids all brag, is nobody, dresses plainly, promises not at all, performs much, speaks in monosyllables, hugs his fact. He calls his employment by its lowest name, and so takes from evil tongues their sharpest weapon. His conversation clings to the weather and the news, yet he allows himself to be surprised into thought, and the unlocking of his learning and philosophy.
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The world is getting to be such a dangerous place, a man is lucky to get out of it alive.
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The world does not need tourists who ride by in a bus clucking their tongues. The world as it is needs those who will love it enough to change it, with what they have, where they are.
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Now there is one outstanding important fact regarding spaceship earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it.
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The sword is the axis of the world, and grandeur is indivisible.
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The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers and cities; but to know someone who thinks and feels with us, and who, though distant is close to us in spirit, this makes the earth for us an inhabited garden.
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The world remains ever the same.
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Our roots are in the dark; the earth is our country. Why did we look up for blessing -- instead of around, and down? What hope we have lies there. Not in the sky full of orbiting spy-eyes and weaponry, but in the earth we have looked down upon. Not from above, but from below. Not in the light that blinds, but in the dark that nourishes, where human beings grow human souls.
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Let me enjoy the earth no less because the all-enacting light that fashioned forth its loveliness had other aims than my delight.
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The world is a fine place worth the fighting for and I hate very much to leave it.
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The world has to learn that the actual pleasure derived from material things is of rather low quality on the whole and less even in quantity than it looks to those who have not tried it.
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The world gels better every day -- then worse again in the evening.
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The world has narrowed to a neighborhood before it has broadened to a brotherhood.
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That observation which is called knowledge of the world will be found much more frequently to make men cunning than good.
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He who imagines he can do without the world deceives himself much; but he who fancies the world cannot do without him is still more mistaken.
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Everything done in the world is done by hope.
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To see the earth as we now see it, small and beautiful in that eternal silence where it floats, is to see ourselves as riders on the earth together, brothers on that bright loveliness in the unending night -- brothers who see now they are truly brothers.
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If there be light, then there is darkness; if cold, heat; if height, depth; if solid, fluid; if hard, soft; if rough, smooth; if calm, tempest; if prosperity, adversity; if life, death.
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The world is but a large prison, out of which some are daily selected for execution.
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God had created the world in play.
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We can not play innocents abroad in a world that is not innocent.
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For one man is my world of all the men this wide world holds; O love, my world is you.
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The world does owe you a living, but it doesn't home deliver.
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You must teach your children that the ground beneath their feet is the ashes of your grandfathers. So that they will respect the land, tell your children that the earth is rich with the lives of our kin. Teach your children what we have taught our children, that the earth is our mother. Whatever befalls the earth befalls the sons of the earth. If men spit upon the ground, they spit upon themselves.
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God owns heaven but He craves the earth.
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All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely players.
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Like a ten-ton cake, the world is more than anyone can eat at one sitting. Select a piece of it, then enjoy the party.
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The world is full of a number of things, I'm sure we should all be as happy as kings.
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The world knows nothing of its greatest men.
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The earth is not a mere fragment of dead history, stratum upon stratum like the leaves of a book, to be studied by geologists and antiquaries chiefly, but living poetry like the leaves of a tree, which precede flowers and fruit -- not a fossil earth, but a living earth; compared with whose great central life all animal and vegetable life is merely parasitic. Its throes will heave our exuviate from their graves.
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The real world is not user-friendly
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Next to reasoning, the greatest handicap to the optimum development of Man lies in the fact that this planet is just barely habitable. Its minimum temperatures are too low, and its maximum temperatures too high. Its day is not long enough, and its night is too long. The disposition of its water and earth is distinctly unfortunate (the existence of the Mediterranean Sea in the place where we find it is perhaps the unhappiest accident in the whole firmament). These factors encourage depression, fear, war, and lack of vitality. They describe a planet, which is by no means perfectly devised for the nurturing or for the perpetuation of a higher intelligence.
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If the world is cold, make it your business to build fires.
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The Earth is the cradle of the mind -- but one cannot eternally live in a cradle.
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Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
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Spring will still come, without you. Fruit will still be on the trees, without you. The tide will still come in, without you. If they can do without you so can I. So go back in your shell -- I'll do bloody well without you.
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It doesn't matter much what happens in this world, there's going to be somebody who'll tell you that he knew it would.
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The world, as a rule, does not live on beaches and in country clubs.
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When you deplore the conditions in the world, ask yourself, am I part of the problem or part of the solution?
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The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
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The world's a forest, in which all lose their way; though by a different path each goes astray.
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Is it possible that I am not alone in believing that in the dispute between Galileo and the Church, the Church was right and the center of man's universe is the earth?
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We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap.
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We can only change the world by changing men.
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We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
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The world is too much with us; late and soon, getting and spending, we lay waste our powers: Little we see in Nature that is ours.
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