Quotes about the world
The role of art is to make a world which can be inhabited.
If the real world were a book, it would never find a publisher.
Army: What you join to see the world, meet interesting people – and kill them.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
Why is it the Mongols of this world always tell us they're defending us against the Mongols?
Writing a book is a very lonely business. You are totally cut off from the rest of the world, submerged in your obsessions and memories.
He who has the courage to laugh is almost as much the master of the world as he who is ready to die.
To succeed in the world, it is much more necessary to possess the penetration to discern who is a fool, than to discover who is a clever man.
If my theory of relativity proves to be correct, Germany will claim me a German, and France will claim me a citizen of the world. However, if it proves wrong, France will say I'm a German, and Germany will say that I'm a Jew.
Every artist wants his work to be permanent. But what is The Aswan Dam covered some of the greatest art in the world. Venice is sinking. Great books and pictures were lost in the Florence floods. In the meantime we still enjoy butterflies.
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