The external world has thus become a world of shadows.
The world is a richer, pleasanter, better fed, better clothed, and happier place because of its fat men.
Consequently, the external world is NOT the work of our organs--?
But I do wish to suggest that the feeling of self-evidence in mathematical propositions has to do with the fact that they are concerned with the meanings of symbols, not with properties of the world such as external observation might reveal.
An energetic peace programme, but not an ultimatum to the world such as the Bolsheviki issued.
For it is composed of individual events, each of which is described by four numbers, namely, three space co-ordinates x, y, z, and a time co-ordinate, the time value t. The" world" is in this sense also a continuum; for to every event there are as many "neighbouring" events (realised or at least thinkable) as we care to choose, the co-ordinates x, y, z, t of which differ by an indefinitely small amount from those of the event x, y, z, t originally considered.
For the rest, the world and its fame and wealth, 'all is vanity.'
The world was such a grim thing to have antagonistic to you.
But fortunately the world is a sepulcher; the men, and consequently the women, are but shadows, and love is a sentiment to which you cry, ‘Fie!
Columbus knew that the world was a sphere, but he underestimated its size; the travels of Marco Polo had given him an exaggerated idea of the extent of Asia, and he supposed therefore that Japan, with its reputation for a great wealth of gold, lay across the Atlantic, in about the position of Mexico.
The damsel then took a vessel full of water, pronounced over it words that I did not understand, and addressing herself to the calf, "O calf, if thou west created by the almighty and sovereign master of the world such as thou appearest at this time, continue in that form; but if thou be a man, and art changed into a calf by enchantment, return to thy natural shape, by the permission of the sovereign Creator."
All the wretchedness of which this world has been the scene, all its wars and bloodshed among the nations, all its selfishness and suffering, all its ambitions and jealousies, all its broken hearts and embittered lives, with all its daily unhappiness, have their origin in what this cursed, hellish pride, either our own, or that of others, has brought us.
One life only, between him and such bliss that the whole world should be a bright and golden paradise!
Frank,” she said at last, “the world isn’t just nasty people like Mr. Grant and his cronies.
At midafternoon my world was still an endless paddy field.
You ought to consider the world as a creditor, to whom you owe moderation, compassion, and forbearance.
Since man his Creator deserted, And wholly His image perverted, The world like a desert was lying, And all in transgressions were dying.
We both made the most of them, indeed; until I found--I was only eighteen, remember--that the world was all brightness and sunshine; the people all good and true; and the Count the embodiment of all that a girl's hero should be.
But in spite of the brilliant sunlight and the green fans of the trees waving in the soothing sea-breeze, the world was a confusion, blurred with drifting black and red phantasms, until I was out of earshot of the house in the chequered wall.
He was made to do so by the church, and the church was stirred to make him do so because any doubt that the world was the centre of the universe seemed to strike fatally at the authority of Christianity.