50+ Best World Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational world quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

Famous World Quotes

Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. – Mark Twain

The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it. – Albert Einstein

Be a lover of the world, it is the only way to survive in it. – Janosch

The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn’t angry enough. – Bede Jarrett

God used beautiful mathematics in creating the world. – Paul Dirac

The world is more malleable than you think and it’s waiting for you to hammer it into shape. – Bono

The world is not in any sense in danger from itself. The world is in fact not in any danger at all. It is we who are in danger. – Daniel Quinn

The world is not comprehensible, but it is embraceable: through the embracing of one of its beings. – Martin Buber

The world is not to be put in order. The world is order. It is for us to put ourselves in unison with this order. – Henry Miller

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is at all comprehensible. – Albert Einstein

The world is a playground, and life is pushing my swing. – Natalie Kocsis

The world is populated in the main by people who should not exist. – George Bernard Shaw

The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do. – Sarah Ban Breathnach

The world in which we were called to exist was an absurd world, and there was no other in which we could take refuge. – Albert Camus

The world is getting to be such a dangerous place, a man is lucky to get fout of it alive. – W. C. Fields

If the world is cold, make it your business to build fires. – Horace Traubel

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. – Lord Chesterfield

This world is full of beauty, as other worlds above, and if we did our duty, it might be as full of love. – Gerald Massey

The world is but a perpetual see-saw. – Michel de Montaigne

The world is large, when its weary leagues two loving hearts divide; But the world is small, when your enemy is loose on the other side. – John Boyle O’Reilly

I believe the world is incomprehensibly beautiful – an endless prospect of magic and wonder. – Ansel Adams

The world is not something to understand. Instead, you just adapt to it. – Na Taejoo

The world is like a dropped pie most of the time. Don’t kill yourself trying to put it back together. Just grab a fork and eat some of it off the floor. Then carry on. – Elizabeth Gilbert

Let your mind be quiet, realizing the beauty of the world, and the immense boundless treasures that it holds. – Edward Carpenter

The world is full of a number of things, I’m sure we should all be as happy as kings. – Robert Louis Stevenson

The world knows nothing of its greatest men. – Sir Henry Taylor

The world is a stage; each plays his part, and receives his portion. – Guillaume De Salluste Du Bartas

The world’s a stage where God’s omnipotence, His justice, knowledge, love and providence, Do act the parts. – Guillaume De Salluste Du Bartas

But in this world nothing is sure but death and taxes. – Benjamin Franklin

The world is a beautiful book, but of little use to him who cannot read it. – Carlo Goldoni

The world’s a theatre, the earth a stage, which God and nature do with actors fill. – John Heywood

Wherever you go, man-made things are man-made, but you’ve got to get out and see God’s beauty of the world. – Michael Jackson

The world breaks everyone and afterwards many are strong at the broken places. – Ernest Hemingway

The world delights to tarnish shining names, And to trample the sublime in the dust. – Friedrich Schiller

The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful. – E. E. Cummings

The world is not growing worse and it is not growing better – it is just turning around as usual. – Finley Peter Dunne

The world’s a forest, in which all lose their way; though by a different path each goes astray. – George Villiers

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. – Samuel M Silver

The few wonders of the world only exist while there are those with the sight to see them. – Charles De Lint

Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. – Howard Thurman

In a gentle way, you can shake the world. – Mahatma Gandhi

All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming. – Helen Keller

Make the world better. – Lucy Stone

The world is governed by opinion. – William Ellery Channing

The world remains ever the same. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The world is a living image of God. – Tommaso Campanella

The world is in your hands, now use it. – Phil Collins

To understand the world one must not be worrying about one’s self. – Albert Einstein

We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this. – Woodrow T. Wilson

The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them. – unknown