Subject: Places » World

It's too bad I'm not as wonderful a person as people say I am, because the world could use a few people like that.

(1936 – ) American actor, director & screenwriter

You're an old-timer if you can remember when setting the world on fire was a figure of speech.

(1908 – 1980) businessman, humorist

The sum of the intelligence on the planet is a constant; the population is growing.

The world is divided into people who do things – and people who get the credit.

(1873 – 1931) businessman, politician & diplomat

Ours is a world where people don't know what they want and are willing to go through hell to get it.

(1878 – 1937) humorist, journalist & author

It is not a fragrant world.

(1888 – 1959) detective novelist & screenwriter

A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won’t cross the street to vote in a national election.

(1915 – 1977) columnist, writer & actor

The world is a place that’s gone from being flat to round to crooked.

fictional mascot and cover boy of Mad, an American humor magazine

If you think the world is against you – it doesn't necessarily mean that it isn't.

My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it.

(1908 – 1999) English writer

The more you find out about the world, the more opportunities there are to laugh at it.

(the Science Guy) (1955 – ) American science educator, writer & scientist

How would it be if we discovered that aliens only stopped by earth to let their kids take a leak?

(1950 – ) comedian & television host

If the world were a logical place, men would ride side saddle.

1944) is an American writer & screenwriter

Women have got to make the world safe for men since men have made it so darned unsafe for women.

(1879 – 1964) British politician

Everybody wants to save the earth; nobody wants to help Mom do the dishes.

(1947 – ) author, humorist & satirist

The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.

(1879 – 1955) German-born physicist

We’re going to have the best-educated American people in the world.

(1947 – ) U.S. vice president & politician

I know the world isn’t fair, but why isn’t it ever unfair in my favor?

(1955 – ) cartoonist (Calvin and Hobbes)

I'm astounded by people who want to 'know' the universe when it's hard enough to find your way around Chinatown.

(1935 – ) movie actor, director & comedian

Don't let the whole world come here and see our stuff; it just pisses them off.

television executive & comedian

Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

(1878 – 1937) humorist, journalist & author
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