I am the astronaut of boxing. Joe Louis and Dempsey were just jet pilots. I'm in a world of my own.— Muhammad Ali
Authentic My Own World quotations
The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.
Think highly of yourself because the world takes you at your own estimate.
I didn't have anybody, really, no foundation in life, so I had to make my own way. Always, from the start. I had to go out in the world and become strong, to discover my mission in life.
The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.
My only wish isto transform friends of God into friends of man, believers into thinkers, devotees of prayer into devotees of work, candidates for the hereafter into students of the world, Christians who, by their own procession and admission, are half animal, half angel into persons, into whole persons.
Father, break my heart for what breaks yours.
Give me open hands and open doors. Put your light in my eyes and let me see, that my own little world is not about me.
My own experience from a decade ago taught me I cannot trust the UN.
But it is a world body and we have to live with it and tolerate it. But I can't hide my feelings about its inefficiency and its not being productive.
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
Often the biggest dreamers get hurt the most.
They were pure in their insanity and in their isolation. They were living the dream amongst themselves and didn’t realize it. It’s when they invited the public inside their world that everything went wrong.
The world said to conform, the world said to settle for less, the world said to compromise and no one would know... so I made my own world.
Within my body are all the sacred places of the world, and the most profound pilgrimage I can ever make is within my own body.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
I’m a guy that creates my own destiny in this world.
Until I’m off the planet, there’s always a second chance.
Sometimes I get so caught up in my own problems that I forget how amazing the world is.
You don’t read, you don’t understand.
You don’t know what it’s like to live in different worlds, to travel on great adventures through the galaxy with people you know better than you know your own family. To live and die with them. These are my friends, my best friends in the world.
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!
I think that being isolated from the Hollywood world of premieres and red carpet events was probably good for me because I could ease into those at will and by my own choice. But in other aspects, when it comes to fanfare, Hawaii is nuts and in L.A. they're all so jaded. They don't care.
Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life.
He lied to his wife, his family, his friends, his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party, the American people and the world.
It was a great escape for me and it was a way to take a break from what was going on in my own world, to go into another world.
Nothing is permanent in this world, not even our troubles.
I launched Chefs for Humanity, a national nonprofit, with my voice, heart and money from my own pocket. Money gives you the ability to make a difference in the world and, when used in a positive way, is a lot of fun.
Mothers and their children are in a category all their own.
There's no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving.
You can have fantasies about having control over the world, but I know I can barely control my kitchen sink. That is the grace I'm given. Because when one can control things, one is limited to one's own vision.
The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts while the stupid ones are full of confidence.
What I've attempted to do is establish a world through art in which the validity of my Negro experience could live and make its own logic.
Today I am in control because I want to be.
I have my fingers on the switch, but have lived a lifetime ignoring the control I have over my own world. Today is different.
I always said that, when I grow up, I want to be like Joss Whedon: I want to have my own world.
In a world where you can be anything - be kind.
Getting a chance to practice six months against my own teammates, who I consider the best soccer players in the world, there's no way I couldn't improve.
The Japanese director Tadashi Suzuki once stated, 'International cultural exchange is impossible - therefore we must try.' I agree with all my heart. The impossibility of seeing beyond one's own cultural context is a political act in the world and has the potential to break down the rigid assumptions surrounding us.
We will convey our deep appreciation for the Islamic faith, which has done so much over the centuries to shape the world - including in my own country.
Be a fruit loop in a world full of cheerios.
In books I have traveled, not only to other worlds, but into my own.
Music is supposed to be entertaining and if it touches you emotionally, so much the better. Sometimes you do it to save your own life, not anybody else's. That's why I write. I'm not trying to change anybody else's life or the world, I'm trying to keep from blowing my own brains out. That's the real point.
I'm afraid my closely guarded solitude causes some hurt feelings now and then.
But how to explain, without wounding someone, that you want to be wholly in the world you are writing about, that it would take two days to get the visitor's voice out of the house so that you could listen to your own characters again?
To be yourself in a world that in constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
The friends whom I have are invaluable, and although not numerous they are sufficient for my enjoyment; and the texture of my own mind renders me very indifferent to the rest of the world.
I like to get in my own world. When I'm getting ready for a meet, I always have headphones on, listening to rap music to get myself fired up
I prayed hard and only gradually became aware that this fierce praying was a way of finding prologue and entrance into my own writing. This came as both astonishment and relief. When I thought God had abandoned me, I discovered that He had simply given me a different voice to praise the inexhaustible beauty of the made world.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
I am Shawnee! I am a warrior! My forefathers were warriors.
From them I took only my birth into this world. From my tribe I take nothing. I am the maker of my own destiny! And of that I might make the destiny of my red people, of our nation, as great as I conceive to in my mind, when I think of Weshemoneto, who rules this universe!
I live in my own little world. But its ok, they know me here.
I find anthropology is a marvellous discipline to shock me out of my own world into another world.
I love showcasing my talents - not only to my hometown fans and my own team but to the world.
I had given up ( around 1950, fh) any ambition of making a career as an artist…..I had lost all interest in the art shown in galleries and museums, and I no longer aspired to fit in that world. I loved the paintings done by children, and my only desire was to do the same for my own pleasure.