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This is the best world, that we live in, To lend and to spend and to give in: But to borrow, or beg, or to get a man's own, It is the worst world that ever was known.
This world's a bubble.
Believe everything you hear said of the world; nothing is too impossibly bad.
The world is like a board with holes in it, and the square men have got into the round holes, and the round into the square.
The pomps and vanity of this wicked world.
But in this world nothing is sure but death and taxes.
The year's at the Spring And day's at the morn; Morning's at seven; The hillside's dew-pearled; The lark's on the wing; The snail's on the thorn: God's in his Heaven - All's right with the world!
I have not loved the world, nor the world me; I have not flatter'd its rank breath, nor bow'd To its idolatries a patient knee.
Socrates, indeed, when he was asked of what country he called himself, said, "Of the world"; for he considered himself an inhabitant and a citizen of the whole world.
Such stuff the world is made of.
Come, follow me, and leave the world to its babblings.
Good-bye, proud world! I'm going home; Thou are not my friend; I am not thine.
But it does move.
The world is a beautiful book, but of little use to him who cannot read it.
The nations are as a drop of a bucket.
World without end.
It takes all sorts of people to make a world.
If there is one beast in all the loathsome fauna of civilization I hate and despise it is a man of the world.
The world is God's world, after all.
The world goes up and the world goes down, And the sunshine follows the rain; And yesterday's sneer and yesterday's frown Can never come over again, Sweet wife. No, never come over again.
You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
If all the world must see the world As the world the world hath seen, Then it were better for the world That the world had never been.
The world is full of beauty, as other worlds above, And if we did our duty, it might be as full of love.
This world is all a fleeting show, For man's illusion given; The smiles of joy, the tears of woe, Deceitful shine, deceitful flow, - There's nothing true but Heaven.
Half the world does not know how the other half lives.
All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players.
Why, then, the world's mine oyster, Which I with sword will open.
This world surely is wide enough to hold both thee and me.
There was all the world and his wife.
A mad world, my masters.
So many worlds, so much to do, So little done, such things to be.
Everything is for the best in this best of all possible worlds.
This world is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel.


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