world quotes

Clapton asked my brother to play on his record. I thought that was the most wonderful thing in the world.Gregg Allman

The least touchable object in the world is the eye.Rudolf Arnheim

The key to the survival of liberty in the modern world is the embrace of multiple identities.Timothy Garton Ash

Prior to September 11, we thought the world beyond our shores was one world of risk and the world in our continent was another world of risk.John Ashcroft

I have a big following among the biogeeks of this world. Nobody ever puts them in books.Margaret Atwood

In a world of prayer, we are all equal in the sense that each of us is a unique person, with a unique perspective on the world, a member of a class of one.W. H. Auden

I'm hoping to make a new thing for the world that remains in the mind like a new species of living thing.Frank Auerbach

The best reason why Monarchy is a strong government is, that it is an intelligible government. The mass of mankind understand it, and they hardly anywhere in the world understand any other.Walter Bagehot

The only good reason to embrace a philosophical position is that you are convinced it is true or at least makes sense of the world better than the alternatives.Julian Baggini

If God wishes to reveal the love that he harbors for the world, this love has to be something that the world can recognize, in spite of, or in fact in, its being wholly other.Hans Urs von Balthasar

It's a fallen world. We eat and sacrifice in the process.Dan Barber

The Gong Show provided me with five years of the happiest times of my life, but that's that. And to be known as the guy who gave the world The Gong Show - listen, my Uncle George isn't known as anything. So I guess it isn't so bad in that context.Chuck Barris

To an adolescent, there is nothing in the world more embarrassing than a parent.Dave Barry

No man should think himself a zero, and think he can do nothing about the state of the world.Bernard Baruch

We have shown that Islam can rule the world perfectly for 14 centuries, and during this time of Muslim power we did not borrow ideas like democracy from others, so why do we need to learn democracy from them now?Abu Bakar Bashir

Works of art produced in the contemporary world are a further expression of that. But I don't think there is an active, ongoing nihilist self-consciousness in the artist.Leonard Baskin

But I don't write about sex for today's teenagers. Or Doc Martens boots either. I'm more interested in exploring how exactly the world is run, which doesn't really change that much from one generation to another.Nina Bawden

I wouldn't want them to feel lonely or outcast ever in any way. And no matter where they were in the world, I'd want them to always feel incredibly confident about who they were and proud.Jennifer Beals

The world has become so complex that the idea of a power in which everything comes together and can be controlled in a centralized way is now erroneous.Ulrich Beck

We live in a world where we have friends, neighbors, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, people we journey with for years who are gay. And we need to love, affirm and all of us together work on the real problems that we have in the world.Rob Bell