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...world, or prize what's in it, That gives and takes, and chops and changes, ev'ry minute? --QUARLES.
This world is God's world, after all.--CHARLES KINGSLEY.
There is another and a better world.--KOTZEBUE.
God, we are told, looked upon the world after he had created it and pronounced it good; but ascetic pietists, in their wisdom, cast their eyes over it, and substantially pronounce it a dead failure, a miserable production, a poor concern.--BOVEE.
The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it.--LOCKE.
Take this as a most certain expedient to prevent many afflictions, and to be delivered from them: meddle as little with the world, and the honors, places and advantages of them, as thou canst. And extricate thyself from them as much, and as quickly as possible.--FULLER.
There is no knowledge for which so great a price is paid as a knowledge of the world; and no one ever became an adept in it except at the expense of a hardened or wounded heart.--LADY BLESSINGTON.
A good... Locke, John
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