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It is a beautiful and a blessed world we live in, and while life lasts, to lose the enjoyment of it is a sin.

It is not this earth, nor the men who inhabit it, nor the sphere of our legitimate activity, that we may not love; but the way in which the love is given, which constitutes worldliness.

It takes all sorts of people to make a world.

It would be most lamentable if the good things of this world were rendered either more valuable or more lasting; for, despicable as they already are, too many are found eager to purchase them, even at the price of their souls!

Knowledge of the world is dearly bought if at the price of moral purity.

Oh, what a glory doth this world put on, for him who with a fervent heart goes forth under the bright and glorious sky, and looks on duties well performed, and days well spent.

So many worlds, so much to do, so little done, such things to be.

Socrates, indeed, when he was asked of what country he called himself, said, "Of the world"; for he considered himself an inhabitant and a citizen of the whole world.

Such stuff the world is made of.

Supposing men were to live forever in this world, I cannot see how it is possible for them to do more toward their establishment here than they do now.

That one vast thought of God which we call the world.

The created world is but a small parenthesis in eternity, and a short interposition for a time, between such a state of duration as was before it, and may be after it.

The gratitude of the world is but the expectation of future favors; its happiness, a hard heart and good digestion.

The great see the world at one end by flattery, the little at the other end by neglect; the meanness which both discover is the same; but how different, alas! are the mediums through which it is seen?

The heavens and the earth alike speak of God, and the great natural world is but another Bible, which clasps and binds the written one; for nature and grace are one - grace the heart of the flower, and nature its surrounding petals.

The nations are as a drop of a bucket.

The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it.

The only true method of action in this world is to be in it, but not of it.

The pomps and vanity of this wicked world.

The unrest of this weary world is its unvoiced cry after God.


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