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Quotes with world

Photo by Elliott & Fry circa 1860s ?? Thomas Carlyle
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
Heroes and Hero-Worship, The Hero as Divinity, 1841
Eisenhower in 1959 ?? Dwight D. Eisenhower
A free America can exist as part of a free world, and a free world can continue to exist only as it meets the rightful demands of people for security, progress, and prosperity.
Address at the Gettysburg College Convocation: The Importance of Understanding (April 4, 1959). Speaking about the fight against communism.
 ?? Joshua Green
The best analysts in the world almost always have a blind spot — themselves.
This was a saying in Bain Capital offices when Mitt Romney ran Bain. The quotation was cited by Joshua Green in Bloomberg Businessweek article 'Mitt Romney's Missed Opportunity' that was published online on 11/1/2012 (article downloaded on 11/1/2012).
 ?? Kevin Kelly (editor)
In turbulence is the preservation of the world.
Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World (1995)
 ?? Kevin Kelly (editor)
As the world of chips and glass fibers and wireless waves goes, so goes the rest of the world.
New Rules for the New Economy: 10 Radical Strategies for a Connected World (1999)
 ?? Kevin Kelly (editor)
The only factor becoming scarce in a world of abudance is human attention.
New Rules for the New Economy: 10 Radical Strategies for a Connected World (1999)
250px ?? Frank Knox
If future generations ask us what we are fighting for [in World War Two], we shall tell them the story of Lidice.
After the German massacre of civilians in the Czech village of Lidice in June 1942 in reprisal for the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich.
 ?? Orison Swett Marden
Character is power, and is the best advertisement in the world.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
 ?? Orison Swett Marden
The world makes way for the determined man.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
 ?? Bertrand Russell
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.
Mortals and Others (1931-35). This is misquoted. The original: "The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt."
Daguerreotype of Senator Sumner, 1855 ?? Charles Sumner
Beware of the wounds of the wounded souls; oppress notto the utmost a single heart, for a solitary sign has power to overset a whole world.
Oriental proverb that Sumner quoted during a major speech given in the Senate on August 26, 1852 during which he attacked the 1850 Fugitive Slave Act. In response to Sumner's speech, a Senator from Alabama said "The ravings of a maniac may sometimes be dangerous, but the barking of a puppy never did any harm."
 ?? Margaret Thatcher
It's a funny old world.
November, 27 1990 at her last cabinet meeting.