Quotes about the world

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„Toil conquered the world, unrelenting toil“

—  Virgil, Georgics

Book I, lines 145–146 (tr. H. Rushton Fairclough).
Compare: Labor omnia vincit ("Work conquers all"), the state motto of Oklahoma.
Georgics (29 BC)
Original: (la) Labor omnia vicit<!--uicit-->
improbus et duris urgens in rebus egestas.
Context: Toil conquered the world, unrelenting toil, and want that pinches when life is hard.

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„… Despite the mayhem that followed, Bruno found that he was still holding Shmuel's hand in his own and nothing in the world would have persuaded him to let go.“

—  John Boyne Irish novelist, author of children's and youth fiction 1971

Variant: And then the room went very dark and somehow, despite the chaos that followed, Bruno found that he was still holding Shmuel's hand in his own and nothing in the world would have persuaded him to let it go.
Source: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

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Citát „You are the only person who thinks in your mind! You are the power and authority in your world.“
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„I see the crisis like a theatrical play that concerns the world“

—  Vangelis Greek composer of electronic, progressive, ambient, jazz, pop rock, and orchestral music 1943

2012
Context: On world economy: "I see the crisis like a theatrical play that concerns the world – not just Greece... But, I am afraid that it is not easy for any country today to decide their own future... Corruption is another way for just a few to benefit... It's a game. What you read is not what's happening. The whole planet is in trouble for the same reason... Generally speaking, yes, greed and capital. In other words, banking".

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„You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom. You can only be free if I am free.“

—  Clarence Darrow American lawyer and leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union 1857 - 1938

Address to the court in People v. Lloyd (1920)

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„This is a mans world.
This is a mans world.
But it would be nothing, nothing
Without a women or a girl.“

—  James Brown American singer, songwriter, musician, and recording artist 1933 - 2006

It's a Man's Man's Man's World, written with Betty Jean Newsome, from It's a Man's Man's Man's World (1966)
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