Don’t depend too much on anyone in this world because even your own shadow leaves you when you are in darkness.— Ibn Taymiyyah
Helpful This World quotations
It is clear that we must find an African solution to our problems, and that this can only be found in African unity. Divided we are weak; united, Africa could become one of the greatest forces for good in the world.
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.
I trust that you will so live today as to realize that you are masters of your own destiny, masters of your fate; if there is anything you want in this world, it is for you to strike out with confidence and faith in self and reach for it.
Do not be proud of wealth, people, relations and friends, or youth.
All these are snatched by time in the blink of an eye. Giving up this illusory world, know and attain the Supreme.
And I know this world is so cold and deceiving but I keep my head up like my nose is bleeding.
Why have you not broken from the pack? You're playing it safe.
Safe aint gonna get you sh!t in this world
Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world...would do this, it would change the earth.
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
I am involved in the land of a leonine and brave people, where every foot of the ground is like a well of steel, confronting my soldier. You have brought only one son into the world, but everyone in this land can be called an Alexander.
There is in this world no such force as the force of a person determined to rise. The human soul cannot be permanently chained.
Carry your heart through this world like a life-giving sun
Leave this world a little better than you found it.
You will never do anything in this world without courage.
It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
it is a serious thing // just to be alive / on this fresh morning / in this broken world.
We are all in this world together, and the only test of our character that matters is how we look after the least fortunate among us. How we look after each other, not how we look after ourselves. That's all that really matters, I think.
Listen; this world is the lunatic's sphere , Don't always agree it's real, Even with my feet upon it And the postman knowing my door My address is somewhere else.
Nothing in this world is harder than speaking the truth, nothing easier than flattery.
We never know how our small activities will affect others through the invisible fabric of our connectedness. In this exquisitely connected world, it's never a question of 'critical mass.' It's always about critical connections.
If one day you have to choose between the world and love, remember this: If you choose the world you’ll be left without love, but if you choose love, with it you will conquer the world
Africa is still lying ready for us it is our duty to take it.
It is our duty to seize every opportunity of acquiring more territory and we should keep this one idea steadily before our eyes that more territory simply means more of the Anglo-Saxon race more of the best the most human, most honorable race the world possesses.
What Black Consciousness seeks to do is to produce real black people who do not regard themselves as appendages to white society. We do not need to apologise for this because it is true that the white systems have produced through the world a number of people who are not aware that they too are people.
The most important lesson that man can learn from life, is not that there is pain in this world, but that it is possible for him to transmute it into joy.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else.
Birds flying high you know how I feel Sun in the sky you know how I feel Breeze driftin' on by you know how I feel And this old world is a new world And a bold world For me And I'm feeling good I'm feeling good
Dominator culture has tried to keep us all afraid, to make us choose safety instead of risk, sameness instead of diversity. Moving through that fear, finding out what connects us, revelling in our differences; this is the process that brings us closer, that gives us a world of shared values, of meaningful community.
The only thing even in this world is the number of hours in a day.
The difference in winning or losing is what you do with those hours.
Hinduism would not be eternal were it not constantly growing and spreading, and taking in new areas of experience. Precisely because it has this power of self addition and re-adaptation, in greater degree than any other religion that the world has even seen, we believe it to be the one immortal faith.
I am weird, you are weird. Everyone in this world is weird. One day two people come together in mutual weirdness and fall in love.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality.
To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
In a theatre it happened that a fire started off stage.
The clown came out to tell the audience. They thought it was a joke and applauded. He told them again, and they became still more hilarious. This is the way, I suppose, that the world will be destroyed-amid the universal hilarity of wits and wags who think it is all a joke.
Let people say whatever they like, stick to your own convictions, and rest assured, the world will be at your feet. They say, "Have faith in this fellow or that fellow", but I say, "Have faith in yourself first", that's the way. Have faith in yourself-all power is in you-be conscious and bring it out. Say, "I can do everything."
Your hope in my heart is the rarest treasure Your Name on my tongue is the sweetest word My choicest hours Are the hours I spend with You - O God, I can't live in this world Without remembering You
Life in this world is short. Let us make use of our lives in the pursuit of happiness and not trouble.