What is modern world?

Famous quotes containing the words world and/or modern:

    Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be, because sooner or later, if you are posing, you will forget the pose, and then where are you?
    Fanny Brice (1891–1951)

    The way in which modern German poetry follows theories reminds me of pupils who, scolded by their teacher for their insubordination, justify themselves by saying that they invented new rules of propriety according to which they are quite well- behaved.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)