There's a world of good you could perform.
All the money in the world couldn't have saved her.
Betsy and I claimed world class ability while Quinn just rolled his eyes.
You can know everything in the world and still make bad decisions.
He loved Molly and she thinks the world of him.
Now the world has one less fool!
I do not know whether the end of the world has come or not.
They got wind there might be someone out there in the nether world with incredible abilities they could commandeer.
Her conversation with Jenn made the world around her more concrete.
This world was real.
As my knowledge of things grew I felt more and more the delight of the world I was in.
Mine is a very brutal world, he said.
She was going to say that the bitter note in her tone was for someone who had betrayed her, but the whole world didn't need to know about their shame.
"At least you don't have to worry about Jude Bryce screaming to the world that the tipster murdered his brother," she said before transferring me to Frank Vasapolli.
"No, no, I am going to be a sailor; I am going to see the world" he said.
I'm like those reclusive millionaires who own priceless art and won't let the rest of the world see it.
And what in the world makes you think that?
Images of landmark buildings, of the seven greatest wonders of the ancient world, and city scenes from around the world.
When Carmen's father died, she thought she was alone in the world, yet all these people had been there for her.
The world will come to an end if he does.
What's this world coming to?
"The end of the world has come!" cried some; and they ran about in the darkness.
Bianca's new world was tiny and white, the porcelain toilet the only chair and the tub the only place long enough for her to lie down.
We had world war three over it.
Yet as the world began to open beyond her little circle, she realized that he had been open about his interest all along.
What in the world is going on?
We have built for this world a family mansion, and for the next a family tomb.
It was clear she'd overheard a lot of information and as I was fearful she might confide in someone else, I admitted to her that Howie was the person the world was seeking, the so-called psychic tipster.
"I thought Youngblood was the star attraction of the psychic world," Martha said as she tried to get comfortable.
Certainly, you don't want the whole world to know where you were last night.
Quinn sits around knowing what we're doing, and the world is treating him like some minor failed unemployed scientist.
I'm very certain, Oz, that you gave me the best brains in the world, for I can think with them day and night, when all other brains are fast asleep.
Here he could contain himself no longer and went on, between gasps of laughter: "And the whole world knew...."
What is anyone in the world to me?
By the way, he thinks the world of all of you guys.
Yes. He thinks the world of you, by the way.
I think this is the loveliest country in the world; but not being fairies Jim and I feel we ought to be where we belong--and that's at the ranch.
"Most of the people in the world are poor," said the coachman.
That meant that their world--the real world--was not very far away, and that the succession of perilous adventures they had encountered had at last brought them near the earth's surface, which meant home to them.
We should live in all the ages of the world in an hour; ay, in all the worlds of the ages.
He was her world, but she'd been nothing more than an afterthought, strung along with promises for years.
I was growing to love this town, with its simple history, proud of its old homes and field stone fences, telling the world it was a place worth staying.
"Why, in the world, Uncle," answered Zeb, with a laugh.
I do not remember what they all were; but I do know that mother, father, sister, teacher were among them--words that were to make the world blossom for me, "like Aaron's rod, with flowers."
All the people of the world were once Egyptians.
I sometimes despair of getting anything quite simple and honest done in this world by the help of men.
The world is becoming more educated at an amazing rate.
He was dressed in black but not in SWAT gear, as if he knew nothing in this world could hurt him.
"I am the only man in the world who can paint a picture so true to life," he said.
It should be noted that the Byzantines were among the most civilized people in all the world at that time.
The ancient world was a cruel place.
Was there ever anything so exquisitely beautiful in the world before!
He dwelt, as it were, in a tent in this world, and was either threading the valleys, or crossing the plains, or climbing the mountain-tops.
But at times in history, left-handedness was thought to be a malady in need of curing (and in some parts of the world still is).
Hundreds of thousands of cases were still, of course, in the rest of the world even three decades after Salk's breakthrough.
Teams of scientists in different parts of the world can collaborate virtually.
The history of the world is a history of rising prosperity.
Quinn resided in his own world, immersed in the science of things and not suited to lead.
"And is this the great, beautiful, happy world that I have been told about?" cried the prince.
But in a world where great wisdom is available to everyone, the end of ignorance will be within our grasp.
Economically, we understand the world around us in terms of scarcity.
All around the world, scientists are racing to create hot fusion reactors.
But a sizable number are attempting this, and the direction the world is heading is obvious.
This is the present reality in a world defined by the ease of communication.
He had made his leap, he had seen the great world, and was content to stay in his pretty glass house under the big fuchsia tree until he attained the dignity of froghood.
Every child begins the world again, to some extent, and loves to stay outdoors, even in wet and cold.
I will spend all my life, and give all that I have, to lessen the distress and sorrow with which this world seems filled.
So he commissioned seven emissaries to go out to seven certain oracles around the world and on a predetermined day, let's say July 12, at a predetermined time, say 3:00 p.m.
I wish the whole world were like that!
These were the keys which unlocked the treasures of the antediluvian world for me.
"Paris--the capital of the world," Pierre finished his remark for him.
Am I going to tell the world Lizzie Borden really did it?
Claire Elizabeth LeBlanc, all seven pounds, six ounces of her, came into the world at Dartmouth-Hitchcok Medical Center, in Keene, New Hampshire on June third.
Where in the world have you been, my lad?
This method will allow us to treat the entire world as a controlled experiment in retrospect.
How much sorrow it causes in the world, said the countess.
The world can wait for you to sleep for a few hours.
If it were a war for freedom I could understand it and should be the first to enter the army; but to help England and Austria against the greatest man in the world is not right.
Then he called his wisest men together and asked them, "Is it really true that the first people in the world were Egyptians?"
Whether you are rich or poor, live in the developed world or the developing world, life today is better and easier than it was a century ago by virtually any measure.
From that vantage point, if you had tried to look fifty years ahead to what the world would be like in the year 2500 BC, you would have expected very little change.
When you hear about a new company and your response is, "Why in the world would anyone want to do that?" it will be because there is no offline corollary.
Better than anything the world has ever seen.
We have a natural desire to make beautiful things and a bone-deep need to understand the world we live in and our place in it.
Today, there are modern-day Da Vincis living in parts of the world where just surviving is a full-time occupation, powerless to develop the gifts they could offer the wider world.
By "the end of ignorance," I mean a world where everyone everywhere will be able to go through life making wise decisions based on near-perfect information.
At present, there are about one hundred new cases reported per month around the world, infecting about the same number of people as die from lightning strikes.
In 1958, with smallpox still killing two million people a year, the World Health Organization pledged to eradicate it.
If the smallpox and polio successes were achieved in a low-tech world, think how much more we can accomplish with vastly improved tools, infrastructure, and communication.
As access becomes cheaper and better, and the whole world has mobile phones, more information can be delivered to people in remote parts of the world.
Additionally, online stores powered by Yahoo and Google and Amazon exist where small vendors can set up storefronts and sell to the world, as a hobby or a livelihood.
For the foreseeable future, technological advance will drive the world of wealth creation—and it is capable of producing more wealth than everything that has come before it.
The notion of scarcity is so ingrained in us and so permeates the world today, it is difficult to imagine a world without it.
And in that future, I believe the world can have—in fact, will have—plentiful, free, clean energy that will result in dramatically lower costs for everything, everywhere.
Second, as technology advances, it will make things in the physical world fall in price.
As we envision a world where machines do more and more work that people used to do, our minds naturally turn to those who would be displaced by technological advance.
But if you can tolerate it, what follows will explain why free trade sometimes hurts the (net) world economy.
To the extent this world is a meritocracy, the most talented will be the movie star and the least talented will be hauling manure.
We control the temperature of our surroundings, eat food from around the world, and own possessions no king could have imagined.
As people grow wealthier (as the whole world will), they typically spend more money on food, though it is less as a percentage of overall income.
In many parts of the world, we have even outlawed the use of animals fighting as entertainment, such as cockfighting and dogfighting.
It is the ultimate manifestation of the marketplace of ideas; the more people who proffer their ideas to the world, the better the outcome will be for us all.
During World War I in the United States, fourteen states outlawed speaking German.
Before me I saw a new world opening in beauty and light, and I felt within me the capacity to know all things.
For him it was no new conviction that his presence in any part of the world, from Africa to the steppes of Muscovy alike, was enough to dumfound people and impel them to insane self-oblivion.
For all of Quinn LeBlanc's intellectual abilities, I not sure Martha isn't the main bread winner while Quinn tinkers in the theoretical world of the intellectual elite.
He was hugging Sunny as if she were the only thing in the world that mattered.
One night he left the beautiful palace which his father had given to him and went out into the world to do good and to help his fellow men.
Imagine a world where everyone on the planet has access to this expanded canvas of human expression that technology has created.
It would not be the first time, or the last, that ignorance in the world exacted a high price.
Via books, ideas became mobile—or as we would say today, went viral—spreading to other villages and other countries and to multiple places around the world simultaneously.
We have a hard time seeing this world without scarcity because we are firmly planted in the worldview of scarcity.
Most raw materials in the world are essentially unlimited.
We compute the maximum amount of food the world can produce by beginning with total acres of land considered arable, but that is based on assumptions about the future of technology and agriculture.
First, many things in the physical world that we think of as scarce are not really scarce, just presently beyond our ability to capture.
If you take something worth a dollar, spend an hour working on it, and your employer sells it for three dollars, no way in the world can you ever make more than two dollars an hour.
Say the world has ten thousand burger flippers.
In parts of the world where these three ingredients exist, we have seen prosperity rise.
We are about to enter a world where robots do more and more of our work for us.
That brings us back to the thousandfold increase in wealth, which the world will soon experience.
How would it affect the world for everyone's buying power to increase a hundredfold?
The overall economic output of the planet, GWP (gross world product), will rise dramatically in the years to come, but its distribution will be quite skewed.
The United Kingdom famously did this after World War II by raising marginal tax rates on earned income to more than 99 percent and, for some other kinds of income, to more than 100 percent.
But the big question is whether these same economics would apply in a world one hundred times richer than we are right now.
In a world where only one tool is invented, a hoe, there will be no billionaires.
In that world, everyone will be guaranteed a minimum income.
It will be regarded as a dividend of the work of the one hundred prior generations that got the world to this point.
But in a world without scarcity, socialism can't even exist.
In a world without scarcity, or that has scarcity at such a trivial level it is hardly noticeable, all the conventional theories and dogmas lose their meaning.
This world will gradually come to us.
As we start heading toward this world without want, there will be sizable disruptions in the normal fabric of life.
Pretend there is a spectrum of jobs from the best in the world down to the worst and everyone agrees on the order.
They will take advantage of the freedom from financial want that the modern age gives them and will focus on improving themselves and the world they live in.
I think most people around the world will seek personal excellence.
Nobody is particularly snooty in this world, right?
One day, a tornado comes, lifts up your trailer with everyone in it, flies it around the world to the poorest nation on earth, and drops it in the middle of the village.
I base that expectation in part on the fact that today, many of us already live in more comfort than the richest king in the world did two hundred years ago.
And in that world, no one is left behind.
The free enterprise system—the greatest creator of wealth the world has known—will continue to produce the material gains we enjoy today and to reward most those who serve their fellow humans best.
Then came World War I, which utilized these institutions and greatly expanded the size of the federal government.
In the modern era, what we have seen around the world is a general increase in social services and the welfare state over time.
It is a shame that de Tocqueville's voluntary associations aren't more prominent around the world today—but in the future, they may be.
In fact, China produces more food than any other country in the world, triple the amount the United States produces.
More than half the hungry people in the world live in just these three nations—nations that are all net food exporters.
Well, in the developed world, the percent of people needed to farm fell from more than 90 percent to today's 4 percent.
This is less than one-half of 1 percent of world GNP.
The problem is not that the world doesn't have enough food.
So, why is there hunger in the world today?
It would be splendid to have The Great Round World printed in "language that can be felt."
Alder's Bridge was re-named Brockville, after the first soldier fatality of World War Two!
Not a worry in the world but a little white ball.
Certainly some of the medical practices of the ancient world, such as bloodletting and the use of leeches, seem to us at least misguided and at worst, barbaric.
In a world without abundance, socialism removes the one reliable creator of abundance—the individual profit motive—and that results in a lower standard of living for everyone.
In this world, humans have grown fat, stopped walking, and fill their days with non-stop entertainment and food.
Every day, the world has fewer unreachable corners and a more interconnected population.
I'll tell the world at this end I'm off on a ten day fishing trip and can't be contacted.
In the First World War, we learned to treat wounds by washing them with a germicide.
In the ancient world, man wanted guidance from the gods on what he should do.
Can you imagine a world without poverty?
You are the sweetest boy in the world.
That's the oldest line in the world.
If only she could shout it to the world.
I'm the luckiest guy in the world.
You're my most perfect friend in the entire world.
You are one person, unique and unequaled in the world!
"Howie," Quinn implored, "You have to realize you can't cure all the ills of the world.
The world's our atlas if we have the guts to flip a coin and take a chance.
We were regular working stiffs to the rest of the world.
Now he's gone and exposed himself to the world.
Why would they admit the tips come from the nether world?
I feel terrible I slipped up and they traced the phone call but it's not the end of the world.
He leans on me like I'm the only person in the world.
We were content to allow him this small title of uniqueness knowing it was killing him to be so close to a scientific miracle with hands tied and mouth gagged against announcing his findings to the world.
A realization he'd never touch them again didn't dispel the feeling I was prying into his world.
Sunny was black and white, just like the rest of Dusty's world.
Someone's gotta help save the world.
He was not long for this world, and she was no Jenn-- a woman there for his physical pleasure.
You… you're meant to maintain a vital balance in this world.
"It's a, uh, very different world," Bianca said.
"Someone's gotta save the world!" he snapped.
He hadn't said a word most of the day, taking in Dusty's world with fascination.
The world around them stopped-- literally.
Bianca pushed herself away, uncertain which terrified her more: Darian's meltdown or the fact he'd stopped the world in its place.
The world was dead.
Sofi had told him when he dumped her in the divine world.
"Sofi?" he called, wondering if her mind-talking would work from the divine world.
He pulled out his phone, texted Bianca, and waited, willing the message to make it to her in the in-between world where he'd accidentally sent her.
The time on her phone was the same as when they'd entered this strange world.
They'd been there what felt like a day, and yet the sun was in the same position as when they'd been thrown into the world.
Time doesn't move here, but it does in the real world.
He'd saved her brother, her, the world.
No woman would ever be more than second to a man like that, but being the woman who was second in his world sounded better than anything else she'd ever wanted.
Bianca scrambled up, energized by the threat of staying in the creepy world.
The world exploded into life, sucking the air from her lungs and drenching her.
She kicked and fought, unable to escape his grip when the cold in-between world swallowed her.
The world dumped her on top of a pile of sand near the boardwalk with the angry black sea roaring behind her.
The ground beneath them shook, and suddenly, the world slowed and fell quiet.
The world continued in its delayed movement, and they turned to watch the battling duo.
The slow motion world around them snapped into real time, throwing them against a wall.
"There's a man on the corner with a sign saying the world is going to end, but the sign's dated last year," Jule said.
Dusty didn't say what they both knew, that Darian's attempt to save the world broke something they didn't know how to fix.
"The whole world saw that go down," Damian said with a sidelong look at him.
There were a lot of tourists in town, probably for the autumn equinox, which drew people from around the world every year.
How's everything on your side of the world?
I learned what I know of the world from reading in his library, and I learned to fight.
I don't remember much of my time before coming to this world, except I was expelled.
The world was flooded in some areas and on fire in others with still other parts blanketed in outright war.
Jule had shattered her carefully built world in a day, and he'd done it without the brutal lessons her father resorted to.
He'd gone away for a few months and returned to an entirely new world.
"So you'd rather stay here and watch the world fall apart," the Watcher said.
What she knew was that her father and his lies had skewed her outlook on her world for ten years.
The funny thing is, the Watcher told me that any Original Being that was set free would destroy the world.
Tomorrow, this world will be destroyed if one—or both—of us don't step up.
The Others cannot be allowed into your world.
Yully left the gym, feeling as if she'd entered a new world.
Her world was beginning to spin as she realized her vision had come true.
Her eyes hurt too much to make sense of the world around her.
Sofia's heart fluttered as she tried to take in the world of blinding lights and blurry colors.
He gave her a look that said he didn't have all the patience in the world then pulled her arm free again.
She didn't know what he was, and she had a feeling he'd welcomed her into a world that belonged solely to him.
His crying and shifting distracted her from the strange world around her and made her head pulse, as if he were trying to pry his way into her unwilling mind.
This world … their world … was nothing like what she knew.
There were only two men in the world he'd entrust with his life.
"I saw you … I saw …" She didn't know how to say what she'd seen without seeming like the craziest person in the world.
"Three, you can't save the world," he replied.
That Damian was capable of the same level of violence as these men reminded her that this world was nothing like hers.
I didn't know there were such people in this world.
Damian, I'm a monster, even in your world.
She had no idea how his world operated!
He didn't understand the ins and outs of their blood bond, but he knew how much she rocked his world when she drank from him earlier.
It's called cheating in the real world.
It was an odd mix that warned him she'd not yet accepted her place in his world.
She was terrified of what she was, of his world, of him.
There was no crueler fate in this world than her own!
"Ours is not a pretty world, kiri," he said firmly.
She didn't belong in the human world anymore, and yet, she couldn't just dump it.
Damian's world was brutal.
Her world was brutal.
She stood before the window, feeling very much like a prisoner in her new world.
Damian didn't care; Sofia liked Pierre, and he had a feeling Pierre's blunt dose of reality was soothing to her in a world where nothing else made sense.
Her eyes had been shadowed since he met her, her own struggle with her new world taking a visible toll on her.
The videos running through her head were dark and disturbing, had been since she entered his world.
He ached to show her how much she meant to him, to open her closed vision of him and his world and show her the beauty that made him fight as he did.
It's kinda neat to know we're helping save the world from bad guys.
There aren't many of us, and we're all over the world, but we're really close-knit.
Maybe in the human world, it'd be totally insane.
Shadows crawled over the world around her, and the tension in the air made it hard to breathe.
"I need nothing from this world!" he said with an undertone that was purely inhuman.
She belonged to his world as much as he did.
Compelled to him like nothing else in the world, she touched his face with a quivering hand.
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