Top 44 Western World Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Western World Quotes from famous people such as Naftali Bennett, Adam Curtis, David A. Stewart, Arnon Goldfinger, Thomas Sowell, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I know that 'boots on the ground' is a scary phrase and

I know that ‘boots on the ground’ is a scary phrase and that the Western world has gotten used to sterile attacks.
Naftali Bennett
Throughout the western world, new systems have risen up whose job is to constantly record and monitor the present – and then compare that to the recorded past. The aim is to discover patterns, coincidences and correlations, and from that, find ways of stopping change. Keeping things the same.
Adam Curtis
Most people who get into power in the western world start with great intentions, but slowly they all become entrapped and hung by their own petard.
David A. Stewart
When WWII ended, the Cold War started, and the interest of the Western world was not to completely break Germany. So all those Nazis who had been controlling the country now had the power to rebuild it. I think there were many of them who just continued their life in society; it’s a very known fact.
Arnon Goldfinger
Much of the social history of the Western world, over the past three decades, has been a history of replacing what worked with what sounded good.
Thomas Sowell
Jerusalem is not the oldest city in the Western world, but its long and confused past takes us back to pre-Old Testament times.
Carol Drinkwater
It is true that the aristocracies seem to have abused their monopoly of legal knowledge; and at all events their exclusive possession of the law was a formidable impediment to the success of those popular movements which began to be universal in the western world.
Henry James Sumner Maine
Action roles – or any role – should go to the best guy for the job. People obsess about nationality. Hollywood and America might be the hub for pop culture and cinema for the Western world, but that shouldn’t suggest that all the roles should go to young American men.
Jai Courtney
The question in their minds was, why did the outside world, and particularly the Western world, produce all these landmines, and send them to Afghanistan? This business must be stopped. It’s a dirty business to produce such a horrible device.
Mohsen Makhmalbaf
I think you will find scientists that think like you in Germany and Britain, and you will find politicians that think like Weinberger. I think the most bellicose ruling group in the Western world at the moment is the British.
E. P. Thompson
The American president isn’t just the American president. He’s going to be the leader of the whole Western world, you know? You got a pretty big responsibility.
Pilou Asbaek
Many people in the western world are spoiled by the conveniences of our culture.
Joyce Meyer
The Grammys are very wide-ranging but it’s still within the Western world of music. So it would be lovely if that opened up more.
Anoushka Shankar
Time has lost all meaning in that nightmare alley of the Western world known as the American mind.
Florence King
Those of us who lived under communism for most of our lives were looking toward the Western world because of its values, emphasis on democracy, individual liberties and freedom, and economic prosperity.
Vaclav Klaus
In Serbia a lot of people hate me because they want to westernize, not understanding that the western world is bipolar, with very good things and very bad things.
Emir Kusturica
As far as I’m concerned, you’re a feminist by default if you’re born in the Western world right now.
Caitlin Moran
It is true that a large percentage of the Western world hopes that I am imprisoned or dead. But all my people, the Palestinians and the Arabs, wish me long life and freedom.
Abu Abbas
One of the greatest own goals in modern British political history helped create one of the biggest political parties in the western world, but one committed to socialism rather than rehashed Blairite triangulation.
Owen Jones
The 500 years following the fall of the Western Roman Empire were dubbed by the poet Petrarch ‘dark.’ Although the 14th-century Italian was referring to a literary decline, the term caught on to denote the seemingly backward turn the Western world took with regard to religious and technological developments.
Sarah Weinman
There is a huge crisis of employment in America, in the Western world in general.
Fareed Zakaria
Pretty much every society, every culture in the world has some version of the Arthur legend, so everybody knows it; certainly in the western world, everybody knows King Arthur, but nobody knows what happens next.
Neil Marshall
Today, medical devices such as catheters and stethoscopes use silver, and every hospital in the western world uses silver sulfadiazine to prevent infections.
Robert Kiyosaki
Even in the Western world, one cannot argue that the ideal has been achieved given the existence of issues like the integration, participation and representation of Muslim citizens, and occasional but lingering anti-Semitism.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
I think the really significant part of it for us, for the western world, is we have a lot to gain from the Tibetans – there are certain lessons that are within Tibetan culture. I mean understandings of compassion and of nonviolence that are things that we really lack in our society.
Adam Yauch
Germany has great skill levels, great infrastructure, high-quality plant. If you go to the U.K., we’re very creative, and we’ve got the language, but energy costs are pretty much the most expensive in the Western world; pensions are pretty expensive, and the skills are significantly below those in Germany and the U.S.
Jim Ratcliffe
Right now we’re in the middle of a cultural war between the Muslims and the Western world. The politicians get in the way, but if you put two people together in a room, they can talk it out and work it out, just like Anna and the King.
Sandy Duncan
I am very happy to help share the great treasure trove of Japanese content with the western world.
Masi Oka
It seems to me that in the western world, culture has something to do with appearance. A person that’s out creating good stuff has got to appreciate someone when they take the time to have an appearance that goes with what they’re doing.
Ornette Coleman
Appetite is essentially insatiable, and where it operates as a criterion of both action and enjoyment (that is, everywhere in the Western world since the sixteenth century) it will infallibly discover congenial agencies (mechanical and political) of expression.
Marshall McLuhan
The corporate grip on opinion in the United States is one of the wonders of the Western world. No First World country has ever managed to eliminate so entirely from its media all objectivity – much less dissent.
Gore Vidal
If we have an economic crisis in the Western world it's

If we have an economic crisis in the Western world it’s because the government makes up 50 percent or more of the economy. This is a cancer that is taking away people’s freedom.
Marc Faber
The message, ‘stop Islam, defend freedom,’ is a message that’s not only important for the Netherlands but for the whole free Western world.
Geert Wilders
There is a Western world. There is America. There is Great Britain and Germany and France and Russia and China and other nations. I doubt that there is one country amongst those I mentioned which has a desire to see Iran, with its fundamentalist, Islamic, extremist government, possessing nuclear weapons.
Ehud Olmert
We do not have to be trapped in the simple-minded binaries of the western world.
Barkha Dutt
Sitting on the back of my motorbike going from west to east through Mongolia was one of the most inspiring and awesome experiences I’ve ever had. There was so little influence of the western world.
Charley Boorman
I am pretty sure central banks will continue to print money, and the standards of living for people in the western world, not just in America, will continue to decline because the cost of living increases will exceed income. The cost of living will also go up because all kinds of taxes will increase.
Marc Faber
The Western world needs to ally themselves against the evil that is political Islam. To unite with its practitioners would be to unite with evil. Anyone who sees that as a virtue is simply enabling evil and, by proxy, is evil themselves.
Steven Crowder
Even though China was a very closed country, they thought of themselves as the center of the world. It is an ethnic characteristic. After I went to Japan, I had a totally different view. The Japanese are always talking about what the Western world is doing. There is the anxious feeling of an outsider.
Cai Guo-Qiang
Commercialism in the Western world has got us by the scruff of the neck. It’s a technological takeover, and we can’t even see it happening because we’re too busy enjoying it.
Rhys Darby
It is popular to call it a crisis of the Western world. It is in fact a crisis of the whole world. Communism, which claims to be a solution of the crisis, is itself a symptom and an irritant of the crisis.
Whittaker Chambers
They’re cheering a young lad, the champion playboy of the Western World.
John Millington Synge
What I really took in in India was that people – even in the slums – were happy with what they’d got. That’s something we’re not good at in the Western world.
Guy Martin
It’s kinda me and Jon Stewart have a pact together – so he’s making me famous in the Western world and I’m making him famous in Egypt!
Bassem Youssef