The moral and religious system which Jesus Christ transmitted to us is the best the world has ever seen, or can see.
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world.
In the affairs of this world, men are saved not by faith, but by the want of it.
Pen, wax and parchment govern the world.
Death is a fisherman, the world we see His fish-pond is, and we the fishes be; His net some general sickness; howe'er he Is not so kind as other fishers be; For if they take one of the smaller fry, They throw him in again, he shall not die: But death is sure to kill all he can get, And all is fish w
Strange secrets are let out by Death Who blabs so oft the follies of this world.
There are three sorts of people in the world: Those who are immovable, people who don't get it, or don't want to do anything about it; there are people who are movable, people who see the need for change and are prepared to listen to it; and there are people who move, people who make things happen.
When I see nothing annihilated, and not even a drop of water wasted, I cannot suspect the annihilation of souls Thus finding myself to exist in the world, I believe I shall, in some shape or other, always exist; with all the inconveniences human life is liable to, I shall not object to a new edition
But in this world nothing is sure but death and taxes.[Fr., Mais dons ce monde, il n'y a rien d'assure que le mort et les impots.]
Give me 26 lead soldiers and I will conquer the world.
Let thy discontents be thy secrets; if the world knows them 'twill despise thee and increase them.
We are not certain, we are never certain. If we were we could reach some conclusions, and we could, at last, make others take us seriously.In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Quacks are the greatest liars in the world except their patients.
He that best understands the world, least likes it
Nothing in the world is certain except for death and taxes.
The world is run by the people who show up.
You will see in this my notion of good works, that I am far from expecting to merit heaven by them. By heaven we understand a state of happiness, infinite in degree, and eternal in duration. I can do nothing to deserve such rewards... Even the mixed imperfect pleasures we enjoy in this world, are ra
For over 1,700 years, the Jews have been bewailing their sad fate in that they have been exiled from their homeland, as they call Palestine. But gentlemen, did the world give it to them in fee simple, they would at once find some reason for not returning. Why? Because they are vampires, and vampires
It's the easiest thing in the world for a man to deceive himself.
Joy doesn't exist in the world, it exists in us.
The pleasures of this world are rather from God's goodness than our own merit.
Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue!
The happy State of Matrimony is, undoubtedly, the surest and most lasting Foundation of Comfort and Love . . . the Cause of all good Order in the World, and what alone preserves it from the utmost Confusion.
Whoever shall introduce into public affairs the principles of primitive Christianity will change the face of the world.
Our Constitution is in actual operation; everything appears to promise that it will last; but in this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in the world nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes.
The world is full of fools and faint hearts; and yet everyone has courage enough to bear the misfortunes, and wisdom enough to manage the affairs, of his neighbor.
The noblest question in the world is: 'What good may I do in it?'