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What doth it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses his own soul?
Power
Bible

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What is does a person profit if they gain the whole world and lose their soul.
Soul
Bible

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A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man, who has no gills.
Oceans
Ambrose Bierce

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Heaven lies about us in our infancy and the world begins lying about us pretty soon afterward.
Childhood
Ambrose Bierce

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Irreligion. The principal one of the great faiths of the world.
Atheism
Ambrose Bierce

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The world has suffered more from the ravages of ill-advised marriages than from virginity.
Marriage
Ambrose Bierce

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Take all the fools out of this world and there wouldn't be any fun living in it, or profit.
Fools and Foolishness
Josh Billings

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When you want to fool the world, tell the truth.
Truth
Otto Von Bismarck

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We come into this world head first and go out feet first; in between, it is all a matter of balance.
Life and Living
Paul Boese

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The whole world is about three drinks behind.
Alcohol and Alcoholism
Humphrey Bogart

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Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals.
Doctors
Napoleon Bonaparte

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If you wish to be success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.
Promises
Napoleon Bonaparte

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Imagination rules the world.
Imagination
Napoleon Bonaparte

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The world of crime is a last refuge of the authentic, uncorrupted, spontaneous event.
Crime and Criminals
Daniel J. Boorstin

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If school results were the key to power, girls would be running the world.
Power
Sarah Boseley

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I like the English. They have the most rigid code of immorality in the world.
Nations
Malcolm Bradbury

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The world is the best of all possible worlds, and everything in it is a necessary evil.
Optimism
Francis H. Bradley

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Friendship is one of the most tangible things in a world which offers fewer and fewer supports.
Friends and Friendship
Kenneth Branagh

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Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.
Impossibility
Louis D. Brandeis

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The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.
Teachers and Teaching
Bertolt Brecht

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Give the world the best that you have, and the best will come back to you.
Extra Mile
Madeline Bridges

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The world has always gone through periods of madness so as to advance a bit on the road to reason.
Madness
Hermann Broch

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If this were a logical world, men would ride side saddle.
World
Rita Mae Brown

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A man of the world must seem to be what he wishes to be thought.
Wish and Wishing
Jean De La Bruyere

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The world is not comprehensible, but it is embraceable: through the embracing of one of its beings.
World
Martin Buber

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun