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.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832) German poet, novelist and dramatist.
The earth is the very quintessence of the human condition.
Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) German-born American political philosopher.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Mark Twain (1835-1910) U.S. humorist, writer, and lecturer.
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.
François de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680) French writer.
Everything done in the world is done by hope.
Martin Luther (1483-1546) German priest and scholar.
To understand the world one must not be worrying about one's self.
Albert Einstein (1879-1955) German-Swiss-U.S. scientist.
The world is full of a number of things, I'm sure we should all be as happy as kings.
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1895) Scottish essayist, poet and novelist.
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.
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.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
Woodrow T. Wilson (1856-1924) Twenty-eighth President of the USA.