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World Quotes – The Best Sayings About the Earth And Our Existence

World Quotes – 50 Sayings About The Earth And The World Around Us

Are you looking for profound world quotes and inspirational sayings about the earth? Then you've come to the right place! The real world is an infinite and multifaceted wonder that has inspired us humans since the beginning of time.

For example, we associate the term "world" with the global community, unique natural wonders, a fascinating Biodiversityecological balance, cultural diversity, outer space and technological progress. However, our existence on planet Earth also raises many questions - questions about the meaning of life, Planetary load limitsour role in the world and our relationship with nature, for example.

In this article, I would therefore like to give you a collection of the best short wisdom, aphorisms and quotes about the world. Use them, among other things, to shed light on the complexity of the world around you and to make you aware of the importance of the earth for human existence. Let's go!

My please: Keep in mind that many of the world quotes have been translated into English from other languages. I cannot guarantee that it is the original quote in each case. Therefore, double check them before you share them. If you like and share any of the quotes in the internet, please link this elaborately created collection. Thank you for your support!

The 50 best quotes about the world and mother earth

The main reason why this list of sayings about the world is so close to my heart is because it helps us to do so, understand the really important things better. For example, it helps us to see the world as it really is - and how we can make it an even better place together. Let yourself be inspired by the following quotes.

Book Tip: Sometimes you think that the evil and bad things in the world are getting out of hand - and that everything is getting worse and worse. At this point, I must therefore recommend the book "Factfulness" by the Swedish statistician and scientist Hans Rosling. With its scientific facts, it helped me to understand that the world is actually always developing positively, even if it sometimes seems otherwise. If you like, get it here*.

World Quotes 1 - 10

  1. "Be the change you wish to see in the world." (Mahatma Gandhi)
  2. "For the world you are someone, but for someone you are the world." (Erich Fried)
  3. "The world has enough for everyone's needs, but not for everyone's greed." (Mahatma Gandhi)
  4. "Let him who would move the world first move himself." (Socrates)
  5. "To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all." (Oscar Wilde)
  6. "You can't get the experience soon enough, how expendable you are in the world." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
  7. "The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless." (Jean-Jacques Rousseau)
  8. "The earth laughs in flowers." (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
  9. "The most dangerous worldview is the view of those who have never looked at the world." (Alexander von Humboldt)
  10. "What we do today will determine what the world looks like tomorrow." (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)

World Quotes 11 - 20

  1. "The greatest sight there is to see is the world. Look at it!" (Kurt Tucholsky)
  2. "Any stupid boy can crush a bug. But all the professors in the world can't make one." (Arthur Schopenhauer)
  3. "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." (Nelson Mandela)
  4. "And why should we feel anger at the world? As if the world would notice." (Marcus Aurelius)
  5. "Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live." (Mark Twain)
  6. "In nature and the world there are no dissonances, one dissolves in the other." (Hans Christian Andersen)
  7. "We deal with this world as if we had a second one in the trunk." (Jane Fonda)
  8. "You can't build peace on empty stomachs." (Norman Ernest Borlaug)
  9. "It is passion that makes man live; wisdom makes one only last." (Nicolas Chamfort)
  10. "With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world." (Dalai Lama)

Tip: I have also given you a separate list of the best Quotes about do-gooders compiled. Feel free to have a look there as well!

World Quotes 21 - 30

  1. "Improvement of conditions in the world depends essentially not on scientific knowledge but rather on the fulfillment of humane traditions and ideals." (Albert Einstein)
  2. "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." (Benjamin Franklin)
  3. "The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.” (Albert Einstein)
  4. "If you want to get pleasure out of life, you must attach value to the world." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
  5. "If you want the world to stay the way it is, you don't want it to stay." (Erich Fried)
  6. "Try and leave this world a little better than you found it." (Robert Baden-Powell)
  7. "There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship." (Thomas Aquinas)
  8. "In order to change the world, to reshape it, people must first change themselves." (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
  9. "Good things that a person gives out into the world are never lost." (Albert Schweitzer)
  10. "Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." (Leo Tolstoy)

World Quotes 31 - 40

  1. "All the darkness in the world can't put out the light of one candle." (Confucius)
  2. "Of all the liars in the world, sometimes the worst are our own fears." (Rudyard Kipling)
  3. "If we are to reach real peace in the world, we shall have to begin with the children." (Mahatma Gandhi)
  4. "The world is not imperfect or slowly evolving along a path to perfection. No, it is perfect at every moment, every sin already carries grace in it." (Hermann Hesse)
  5. "Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another." (Plato)
  6. "You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for his own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful." (Marie Curie)
  7. "It is curious – curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare." (Mark Twain)
  8. "The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page." (Saint Augustine)
  9. "The world changes by your example, not by your opinion." (Paulo Coelho)
  10. "Our memory is a more perfect world than the universe: it gives back life to those who no longer exist." (Guy De Maupassant)

Tip: Also about the universe, I have selected the best quotes collected. You can also find a little inspiration there.

World Quotes 41 - 50

  1. "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." (Martin Luther King)
  2. "The Earth does not belong to us: we belong to the Earth." (Chief Seattle)
  3. "The conventional lends the world its existence. The unusual gives the world its value." (Oscar Wilde)
  4. "People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character." (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
  5. "Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored." (Aldous Huxley)
  6. "The world is a fine place and worth the fighting for and I hate very much to leave it." (Ernest Hemingway)
  7. "Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another." (Plato)
  8. "Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair." (Khalil Gibran)
  9. "He who understands geometry, understands anything in the world." (Galileo Galilei)
  10. "It is personalities, not principles, that move the age." (Oscar Wilde)

Can you think of any other sayings about the world that are missing from this list? Then always come up with your ideas in the comments!

Frequently asked questions about the world and Mother Earth

What is the world?

In a broader sense, the world is understood to be the Entirety of space, time, matter and energy - i.e. the universe.

In a narrower sense, however, the term also refers to the Planet Earth and its ecosystemThe area is described in terms of the environment, the animals and plants that live there, and human civilization.

What can we do to save the world?

To save the world and overcome the greatest man-made challenges of our time (e.g. global warming or species extinction), each and every one of us must learn, live more sustainably.

This includes, among other things, consciously Saving energy, conserving resources, producing less waste, using public transportation and local products as well as seasonal food to be preferred.

Also the Environmental activism and the Promotion of the Environmental Education are further measures to achieve a positive impact on the sustainable development of our society.

What kind of planet is Earth?

Earth is a rocky planet - and the fifth largest of the eight planets in the solar system. Among the earth-like Rocky planets respectively inner or terrestrial planets also include Venus, Mercury and Mars.

In addition, the Earth, which is often referred to as the "Blue Planet" (around three quarters of the Earth's surface is covered by water), is also the the only planet on which higher life develops has. This is partly due to the fact that there is liquid water here and the solar radiation is neither too strong nor too weak.

The best quotes about the world as a constant source of inspiration

Each of us has daily the chanceto make our world a little bit better. And there really are countless Examples of good deedsthat can help you to successfully implement this plan in everyday life.

I hope that the collection of the best sayings about the world and the earth have inspired you to reflect on the meaning and our task in the world to think about and understand why we preserve for future generations have to. Because on closer inspection, we only borrowed them from our children and grandchildren.

Finally, I would now like to give you some further articles from the blog that have to do with the earth or can have a positive influence on the world we live in:

Do you have any questions, suggestions or other beautiful quotes about the world and our habitat, the earth? Then I look forward to your comment.

Stay curious, committed and always connected to the world,

Christoph from CareElite - Plastic-free living

PS: You have another measure for a positive impact on this planet by Helping people in everyday life. I've put together some inspiration for things you can do in this regard in the linked blog post.

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Christoph Schulz

Christoph Schulz

I'm Christoph, an environmental scientist and author - and here at CareElite I'm campaigning against plastic waste in the environment, climate change and all the other major environmental problems of our time. Together with other environmentally conscious bloggers, I want to give you tips & tricks for a naturally healthy, sustainable life as well as your personal development.

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