Oscar Wilde Quotes
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
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Walking down the street in any town or city in the world and having people look at you and start talking to you, convinced that they know you as well or better than they do members of their own family, that's just an odd phenomenon. But I mean, I wouldn't say it was a bad thing. It's an interesting thing.
The artist is the medium between his fantasies and the rest of the world.
I think shortly after I got signed, it just started to dawn on me that I had something to say and that Yahweh put something in my heart to share with the world.
When you challenge other people's ideas of who or how you should be, they may try to diminish and disgrace you. It can happen in small ways in hidden places, or in big ways on a world stage. You can spend a lifetime resenting the tests, angry about the slights and the injustices. Or, you can rise above it.
For the first time, entrepreneurs can monetize their own open-source and peer-to-peer network. They can crowdfund and raise money from people across the world on the Internet in crypto-currency.
It was all about flying round the world, working hard, being on the cover of Vogue, making money. It wasn't fun. It was exhausting, but I was young and convinced I knew best.
My autobiography is a digressive illustration and exemplification of what race has meant in the world in the 19th and 20th centuries.
W. E. B. Du Bois
I really believed that my songs were good enough for the whole world to listen to. I had fans from America or the U.K. who would be like, 'Oh my God, I love your music'.
If there's anything that would unite the world, it would be music.
Leighton Paul Walsh
I went 59.9 sec. when I was 18 and thought, 'Hmm, that was fast - let's see how much faster we can go and what the rest of the world can do to keep up.'
There's a kind of optimism specifically within Christianity about the world - about whose side God is on. Well, I didn't have any of that in my background. I had physicality and chaos.
After all, the chief business of the American people is business. They are profoundly concerned with producing, buying, selling, investing and prospering in the world.