Quotation Explorer - 'Large'

Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes.) - Walt Whitman
Abundance is, in large part, an attitude. - Sue Patton Thoele
A large vessel will never fill up no matter how small the leak is. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank. - Woody Allen
Just because an animal is large, it doesn't mean he doesn't want kindness; however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.
My library Was dukedom large enough. - William Shakespeare
may came home with a smooth round stoneas small as a world and as large as alone. - E.E. Cummings
If large numbers of people believe in freedom of speech, there will be freedom of speech, even if the law forbids it. But if public opinion is sluggish, inconvenient minorities will be persecuted, even if laws exist to protect them."[Freedom of the Park, Tribune, 7 December 1945] - George Orwell
Age is only a number. Maturity to a large extent is dependent on your exposure to life, its experiences and your lessons from them. - Omoakhuana Anthonia
Happiness is a good business these days, more you talk crap about happiness the large number of crowd you will gather. - Santosh Kalwar
Two is not greater than three, even for extremely large values of two. - jeffrey lemkin
America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair. - Arnold Toynbee
Never give in--never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy. - Sir Winston Churchill
Never give in--never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy. - Winston Churchill
A small tree with large roots will last longer than a large tree with small roots. - Matshona Dhliwayo
By myself I am not large enough to call the whole man into activity; I want other lights than my own to show all his facets. - C.S. Lewis
Man can be categorized into three levels on social strata: One who are Consciously Unconscious, second who are Unconsciously Conscious - while both are inter-dependent for their survival; the third by and large a rare breed, Consciously Conscious sect who don’t ever relate to this world! - Ramana Pemmaraju
GreenHollyWood is a bad character, fat, liking jokes, liking jokes about size, about the large, about the how big are you. Likes to laugh when you make a mistake, ... but but he is a teacher?! With a glasses a fat guy! - Deyth Banger
I sat near a window in our little synagogue and looked out at the large church and wondered how a statue whose face was so full of love could be worshipped by someone whose heart was so full of hate. - Chaim Potok
Lies can build large palaces of sand.....I wanna live in a small hut of trust - Dr lijo john
To give money is an easy matter and in any man's power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in everyman's power nor an easy matter. - Aristotle
Some people did what their neighbors did so that if any lunatics were at large, one might know and avoid them. - George Eliot
He who joyfully marches in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice. - Albert Einstein
Yesterday is the last day of the past. Tomorrow is brimming with hope, so today is meant to lived large. Enjoy your moments! - David Grachek
The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations. - David M. Friedman
Every serious-minded person knows that a large part of the effort required in moral discipline consists in the courage needed to acknowledge the unpleasant consequences of one's past and present acts. - John Dewey
There will always be a part, and always a very large part of every community, that have no care but for themselves, and whose care for themselves reaches little further than impatience of immediate pain, and eagerness for the nearest good. - Samuel Johnson
A dream becomes a reality as a result of your actions, and your actions are controlled, to a large extent, by your habits. - John C. Maxwell
Find the small goals within your large goals, and work on them. - Kevin J. Donaldson
We falsely attribute to men a determined character - putting together all their yesterdays - and averaging them - we presume we know them. Pity the man who has character to support - it is worse than a large family - he is the silent poor indeed. - Henry David Thoreau
OSTRICH, n. A large bird to which (for its sins, doubtless) nature has denied that hinder toe in which so many pious naturalists have seen a conspicuous evidence of design. The absence of a good working pair of wings is no defect, for, as has been ingeniously pointed out, the ostrich does not fly. - Ambrose Bierce
Given a thimbleful of [dramatic] facts we rush to make generalizations as large as a tub. - Gordon W. Allport
The art of leading, in operations large or small, is the art of dealing with humanity, of working diligently on behalf of men, of being sympathetic with them, but equally, of insisting that they make a square facing toward their own problems.
A small boat that sails the river is better than a large ship that sinks in the sea. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Evolution on the large scale unfolds, like much of human history, as a succession of dynasties. - Edmund Beecher Wilson
There is almost a sensual longing for communion with others who have a large vision. The immense fulfillment of the friendship between those engaged in furthering the evolution of consciousness has a quality impossible to describe. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
My father always used to say, "Don't raise your voice. Improve your argument." Good sense does not always lie with the loudest shouters, nor can we say that a large, unruly crowd is always the best arbiter of what is right. - Desmond Tutu
I write flawed characters. Ones that do not always make the best decisions and are driven by ambition or lust. They are not black or white, they are in the large space that exists between. - Kevin James Breaux
I'm never going to be famous. My name will never be writ large on the roster of Those Who Do Things. I don't do any thing. Not one single thing. I used to bite my nails, but I don't even do that any more. - Dorothy Parker
If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years. - Bertrand Russell
CAABA, n. A large stone presented by the archangel Gabriel to the patriarch Abraham, and preserved at Mecca. The patriarch had perhaps asked the archangel for bread. - Ambrose Bierce
Sometimes small things can become very large, indeed. - Rick Riordan
Develop the winning edge; small differences in your performance can lead to large differences in your results. - Brian Tracy
It is ashamed that history isolates things that are common to a large populace, but families don’t disperse generational history to prevent their descendants from falling in the same traps as they had. - Stephen and Tiffany Domena
She left, never to return. I planted a tree and a seed each time I thought of her. I grew a small forest and a large garden and had no one to give the orchids to. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Some people have a large circle of friends while others have only friends that they like. - Woodrow Wilson
I stood and looked at the large framed painting of the Pierrot clown that hung on her wall and sympathised with the tears that rolled down its cheek. Like the clown, I felt contained within a frame, the only difference being my tears were not for public show. - Eileen Munroe
The irony of Christianity is that believers get so angry, and self righteous toward other Christians who sin differently than they do. Christianity is like one large fraternity where brother and sisterhood is tested by hazing. - Shannon L. Alder
A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large. - Henry Ford
According to inflation, the more than 100 billion galaxies, sparkling throughout space like heavenly diamonds, are nothing but quantum mechanics writ large across the sky. To me, this realization is one of the greatest wonders of the modern scientific age. - Brian Greene
No Animal is as long as longest Tree, No Tree is as high as highest Mountain, No Mountain is as big as the Sky,No Sky is as large as the Space,No Space is as big as the Universe, Who know's the list beyond..But one thing is certain, there is always a next level which exists! - JKJaiswal
You cannot cross large rivers without building bridges. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Why live unless you live large? Death is a reality, always present, waiting, with that in mind, live today, it is everything you own. - Jason Goodman
Cabbage: A familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head. - Ambrose Bierce
Pride, like laudanun and other poisonous medicines, is beneficial in small, though injurious in large quantities. No man who is not pleased with himself, even in a personal sense, can please others.
In all large corporations, there is a pervasive fear that someone, somewhere is having fun with a computer on company time. Networks help alleviate that fear. - John C. Dvorak
The USA states that it can put a man on the moon. I have a hard time believing this, as it is quite clear that they cannot build a simple electrical system that does not make people sick in large numbers! - Steven Magee
We all do things in a certain individual way, according to our temperaments. Every human act no matter how large or how small— is a direct expression of a man's personality, and bears the inevitable impress of his nature. - S.S. Van Dine
The reality of a serious writer is a reality of many voices, some of them belonging to the writer, some of them belonging to the world of readers at large. - Aberjhani
Ignorance gives one a large range of probabilities. - George Eliot
All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value. - Carl Sagan
We have a large public that is very ignorant about public affairs and very susceptible to simplistic slogans by candidates who appear out of nowhere, have no track record, but mouth appealing slogans - Zbigniew Brzeziński
There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people. - Howard Zinn
It was a red-flannel chest-protector, one of those large quasi-hygienic objects that with pills and medicines take the place of beneficial relics and images among the Protestant peoples of Christendom. - H.G. Wells
But one wants the idea of Death, you know, as something large and unknowable, something that allows a person to stretch himself out. Especially one wants it if one is tired. Or perhaps what one wants is simply a release from sensation, from all consciousness for ever.... - Stevie Smith
we’re all a grab bag of good and eveil, and by and large can’t tell which is which - Madeleine L'Engle
The nature of your outcome or problem in large part depends upon you. Results are what you get when you follow the rules. Consequences are the results of negative choices. Your thoughts become your actions. Your thoughts should be focused on what you desire. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Our lives are a novel being written. We are its author. Every action we encounter and every person we meet has a role and a place in our ultimate story. It is in our control to decide the level of how, who and what impacts us and how large a role we decide to assign each. - Mark W. Boyer
Ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it toward others. And the more peace there is in us, the more peace there will also be in our troubled world. - Etty Hillesum
A large oak tree is just a little nut that refused to give up. - David McGee
I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale. - Thomas Jefferson
I’m a short woman with a pretty good body and large breasts that’s not what I think of as sexy. - Adrienne Barbeau
[Performance with purpose is] basically PepsiCo saying that companies can no longer perform and toss costs to society. We believe that the new future is public-private partnerships, where companies feel responsible for society at large. - Indra Nooyi
Too many are sorry where they should be assertive, and nearly moved to aggressive radical action, where they should be apologizing to themselves first, and then the world at large. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city. - George Burns
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a large fortune must be in want of a wife. - Jane Austen
Sometimes a slow gradual approach does more good than a large gesture. - Craig Newmark
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets. - Voltaire
He who knows all the answers, but none of the questions is like a large gobbling bird on Thanksgiving. - Jayce O'Neal
A large proportion of mankind, like pigeons and partridges, on reaching maturity, having passed through a period of playfulness or promiscuity, establish what they hope and expect will be a permanent and fertile mating relationship. This we call marriage. - C.D. Darlington
Life should be dealt with in small bites, large gulps will choke you. - TA Guimont
There is a large stock on hand; but somehow or other, nobody's experience ever suits us but our own. - Letitia Landon
Do I contradict myself? Very well, then, I contradict myself; I am large -- I contain multitudes. - Walt Whitman
I have met many minds able to store and translate a pregnantly large amount of information, yet they haven't an ounce of talent for wisdom or the appreciation of passion. - Kurt Cobain
There was a large sting near his upper lip. I touched it lightly. Does it hurt?My gaze moved from his lips up to his eyes. He was looking at me in a way that made me blush.Yes, he responded quietly. - Colleen Houck
The Tanakee are thought to possess strange, almost supernatural powers.Their eyes are described as large and hypnotic." From Tribe of the Teddy Bear - J. Joseph Wright
Thatcher set ordinary people free, but into a landscape that her other policies had already shaped to suit other, more powerful interests, such as large corporations or Britons with inherited wealth. - Andy Beckett
Some of us go full circle. Some of us blindly go nowhere. The circle doesn’t have to be very large to make a point, kick your ass and/or be entertaining. Remember that and stay light. Even the deaf know good music when they hear it. - Jason Mraz
Any man who behaves arrogantly with what little he knows, or claims to know all, only reveals to all that he really knows nothing. Real greatness does not reside inside those who feel large. The truly wise are meek. - Suzy Kassem
My own belief is that there is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it were broadcast, would not fill the world at large with surprise and horror. - W. Somerset Maugham
2 is not equal to 3, not even for large values of 2. - Grabel's Law
Talking of Pleasure, this moment I was writing with one hand, and with the other holding to my Mouth a Nectarine -- how good how fine. It went down all pulpy, slushy, oozy, all its delicious embonpoint melted down my throat like a large, beautified Strawberry. - John Keats
Today you are planting seeds to your dream. Be patient because it will be a large harvest. - Chris Burkmenn
Sure, he that made us with such large discourse, looking before and after, gave us not that capability and god-like reason to fust in us unus'd. - William Shakespeare
You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me. - C.S. Lewis
Love is large, and so forms the heart that embraces it fully. - LeeAnn Taylor
There is no small act of kindness.Every compassionate act makes large the world. - Mary Anne Radmacher
The mere fact that a very large number of people believe such a thing and that the world would be a better place if it were true, is no reason for believing that it is true. - Leonard Woolf
I had no time to hate, becauseThe grave would hinder me,And life was not so ample ICould finish enmity.Nor had I time to love, but sinceSome industry must be,The little toil of love, I thought,Was large enough for me. - Emily Dickinson
It's frightening to think that you might not know something, but more frightening to think that, by and large, the world is run by people who have faith that they know exactly what is going on. - Amos Tversky
Don't be afraid to take one large step because you can't cross a chasm in two small leaps. - Unknown
When several villages are united in a single complete community, large enough to nearly or quite self-sufficing, the state comes into existence, originating in the bare needs of life, and continuing in existence for the sake of a good life. - Aristotle
If someone can enjoy marching to music in rank and file, I can feel only contempt for him; he has received his large brain by mistake, a spinal cord would have been enough. - Albert Einstein
As small as a world as large as alone. - E.E. Cummings
Naturally, in the course of my life I have made lots of mistakes, large and small, for one reason or another, but at the heart of it all, every time I made a mistake it was because I was not radical enough. - Jean-Paul Sartre
The spread of secondary and latterly of tertiary education has created a large population of people, often with well-developed literary and scholarly tastes, who have been educated far beyond their capacity to undertake analytical thought. - Peter Medawar
By and large, the mission of any ghost is to offer humility. They point out what's important by mocking what is not.(Joshua Malina, Sports Night) - Aaron Sorkin
Immature citizens in several sizes were massed before a large factorylike structure where advanced techniques transformed them into true-thinking right-acting members of the three social classes, lower, middle, and upper middle. - Donald Barthelme
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of. - Jane Austen
Our income are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and trip. - Charles Caleb Colton
Martie was large, at least by Inuit standards, with skin the colour of an heirloom suitcase and a voice like a cartoon train wreck. - McGrath M. J.
Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising. - Mark Twain
Every once in a while, large cities have narrow streets, silent passageways that allow your footsteps to echo in the stillness of the night, and it seems like everything is going back to the way it was, when there were only a few of us and we all knew each other and greeted each other on the street. - Jaume Cabré
A large section of the intelligentsia seems wholly devoid of intelligence.
The consensus seemed to be that if really large numbers of men were sent to storm the mountain, then enough might survive the rocks to take the citadel. This is essentially the basis of all military thinking. - Terry Pratchett
If you're servant enough, you can shrink into the shadows, even in the bright morning sun and even if you're large enough to often block it. - Erica Eisdorfer
The only group large enough to handle," the world's biggest, "problems is the network of millions of local churches around the world. We have the widest distribution, largest group of volunteers, local credibility, the promises of God, the power of the Holy Spirit, and the inevitability of history. - Rick Warren
Purchasing a large and expensive home during a real estate boom turned into the biggest financial mistake that I ever made. - Steven Magee
Generally speaking, the most miserable people I know are those who are obsessed with themselves; the happiest people I know are those who lose themselves in the service of others...By and large, I have come to see that if we complain about life, it is because we are thinking only of ourselves. - Gordon B. Hinckley
To get the attention of a large animal, be it an elephant or a bureaucracy, it helps to know what part of it feels pain. Be very sure, though, that you want its full attention.
A person with a large tuber of self-pride remains engrossed in the fear of, ‘Someone is going to insult me…someone is going to insult me’ or ‘From where can I get respect? From where can I get the respect? - Dada Bhagwan
I owe my first inkling of the problem of infinity to a large biscuit tin that was a source of vertiginous mystery during my childhood. - Jorge Luis Borges
There is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it were broadcast, would not fill the world at large with surprise and horror. - W. Somerset Maugham
My weakness has always been to prefer the large intention of an unskilful artist to the trivial intention of an accomplished one: in other words, I am more interested in the high ideas of a feeble executant than in the high execution of a feeble thinker. - Thomas Hardy
We sometimes fear to bring our troubles to God, because they must seem small to Him who sitteth on the circle of the earth. But if they are large enough to vex and endanger our welfare, they are large enough to touch His heart of love. - R.A. Torrey
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either. - Albert Einstein
There is no real bravery in getting paid to save someone's life. However, there is a large amount of bravery in a nurse break dancing at the hospital's Christmas party. - Shannon L. Alder
I thought that there could be no revolt against nature. I accepted the landscape without dreaming that, behind, there still prowled large skeletons without fur. With just one sign, I thought I was able to make them rise up outside their refuges... - Roger Vitrac
Best-selling horror fiction is indeed necessarily conservative because it must entertain a large number of readers. It’s like network television. I’m your local cable access station. - Thomas Ligotti
Narrative understanding is a large part of the ability to connect with, understand, and have compassion for all of us engaged in learning more about being human. - Leah C. Fowler
If the Communists win Europe and a large part of the world, it will not be because they know how to stir up discontent or how to infect people with hatred, but because they know how to preach hope. - Eric Hoffer
Just as it would be madness to settle on medical treatment for the body of a person by taking an opinion poll of the neighbors, so it is irrational to prescribe for the body politic by polling the opinions of the people at large. - Plato
A perfect method for adding drama to life is to wait until the deadline looms large.
A large part of virtue consists in good habits. - William Paley
a soul is far too large to hide. - Maggie Schein
It is our task, both in science and in society at large, to prove the conventional wisdom wrong and to make our unpredictable dreams come true - Freeman Dyson
Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large numbers.
The real direction of your vision is as important as your vision. Notwithstanding how large the goal post might be, the power behind your shots least matter as its direction, for it is more of the direction that will determine the goals you shall score and the final score in the end - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Oh,' said a very white body as it threw a wrist watch to the ground which broke without attracting anyone's attention, 'Oh, how can anyone not love poetry, natural machines, large white houses, the brilliance of steel, crimes and wild passions? - Robert Desnos
Someone was waving a large pink-and-white sign that read, "Don't Worry, Be Happy." I was trying, and so were at least thirty thousand other bodies, with varying degrees of post-Aquarian patience, to see the Who for the first time in a year. - Ellen Willis
If you have a big heart, you will live a large life. - Yvonne Jayne
Common sense tells us that the government's attempts to solve large problems more often create new ones. Common sense also tells us that a top-down, one-size-fits-all plan will not improve the workings of a nationwide health-care system that accounts for one-sixth of our economy. - Sarah Palin
Human kind has always been in the shadows of each other since its persistence of social interventional among the large groups of human societies. - Het Desai
The starvation of a child has no justification, even if the crops have failed, or the population is too large. - Compton Gage
The psychosphere, the logosphere, is permeated by concepts, ideas, verbalizations, a whole apparatus devised, or rather evolved, to form some sort of mental contact with reality--or to block it off. That is, a large circle of the "thinking," "educated" class take ideas as more veridical than facts. - Robert Conquest
Be fit for more than the thing you are now doing. Let everyone know that you have a reserve in yourself; that you have more power than you are now using. If you are not too large for the place you occupy, you are too small for it. - James A. Garfield
Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and to trip. - John Locke
The prayer of a trained theurgist is like the majestic flow of a large river; but an ignorant and weak person can produce only something similar to an irregular trickle from a half-clogged tap. - Mouni Sadhu
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large. - Confucius
Despite my best effort to make myself as large as absolutely possible, life will always be larger than me. That simple fact makes God not only a likelihood, but a necessity. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Successful companies are built by investing large amount of money and hundreds of litres of sweat. - Amit Kalantri
May I a small house and large garden have;And a few friends,And many books, both true. - Abraham Cowley
Every endeavor, large or small, rises and falls on leadership. - Jeffrey Fry
In the large sense, I have to disagree with Bakunin, one thing austerity rhetoric has suggested is that when the people are being beaten with a stick, they are much happier if the media call it the People’s Democratic Stick. - Bruno De Oliveira
The same tongue that tastes a cube of sugar when it is placed in a small cup of water and appreciates it is the same tongue that tells the same cube of sugar how tasteless it is when it is placed in a large volume of water. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
a small amount of kindness can make a large amount of difference - J. Yates
America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair. - Arnold Toynbee
It's important that someone celebrate our existence... People are the only mirror we have to see ourselves in. The domain of all meaning. All virtue, all evil, are contained only in people. There is none in the universe at large. Solitary confinement is a punishment in every human culture. - Lois McMaster Bujold
I wonder if anyone will know what I mean when I say that some people make the world seem like a large place filled with different lands, languages and cultures and others make it seem like a small place where a new Tom Hanks movie is being released on video this week - Tales of Mere Existence
A good church is a Bible-centered church. Nothing is as important as this--not a large congregation, a witty pastor, or tangible experiences of the Holy Spirit. - Alistair Begg
Pray the largest prayers. You cannot think a prayer so large that God, in answering it, will not wish you had made it larger. Pray not for crutches but for wings. - Phillips Brooks
For Nature is accustomed to rehearse with certain large, perhaps baser, and all classes of wild (animals), and to place in the imperfect the rudiments of the perfect animals. - Marcello Malpighi
Her heart had grown so familiar to the pain of life without him, that to respond now seemed too large a pleasure she could not endure. If pain was love, then she loved fiercely. Yet knew she could not be near that boy again. - Coco J. Ginger
I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am loved. I am not sure that you are of the same mind. But the realm of silence is large enough beyond the grave. This is the world of light and speech, and I shall take leave to tell you that you are very dear. - George Eliot
i loved her, for she was beauty dressed in a selfless personality and the skin of unconditional love. A voice of truthful melody and eyes holding a vision so large, maybe, just maybe she was born to change the world. - Nikki Rowe
Writing means making things large. - Christa Wolf
Sometime we forget to value the small things, that inspire us more than the large! We should learn from daily than planning stupid future. - Vikram Roy
As long as poverty & hunger is prevalent in any continent or country, then the world at large is never safe. - Auliq-Ice
With large industries throwing out the factory model as counterproductive, it is long past time for schools to do the same. I wonder how many adults would do well at dealing with different job requirements and a different boss every 47 minutes. - Susan Ohanian
When you take charge of your life, there is no longer need to ask permission of other people or society at large. When you ask permission, you give someone veto power over your life.
Why are there trees I never walk under but large and melodious thoughts descend upon me? - Walt Whitman
You could try making sense out of the universe, but you were too small and the parts you needed to see were too large or even smaller. - Kathryn Davis
Live life large. - Sarah Price
TURKEY, n. A large bird whose flesh when eaten on certain religious anniversaries has the peculiar property of attesting piety and gratitude. Incidentally, it is pretty good eating. - Ambrose Bierce
Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups. - George Carlin
Never underestimate the significance of the little things done out of a large heart of love. - Elizabeth George
Jacen reflected bitterly that a large part of growing up seemed to involve watching everything change, and discovering that all changes are permanent. That nothing ever changes back. That you can’t go home again. - Matthew Woodring Stover
People can waste a large amount of their time trying to be accepted by people. Sometimes, God meant for you not to fit. You never know, you may hold the unique perspective that when voiced or demonstrated will change generations. - Shannon L. Alder
Power consists to a large extent in deciding what stories will be told. - Carolyn G. Heilbrun
The larvae you see today would grow into a large butterfly tomorrow. Size is what you see now, allow the clock to tick, then check on the size again. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody. - Agatha Christie
Happiness does not come in large incomes or the most exotic home, it comes in small doses of a great self esteem which can be built upon the strengths of an individual. - Nicholas A. McGirr
Do you mind telling me what you pray?""I pray for the wisdom to find meaning in the . . . her death."And have you?""No, Mrs. Aislabie, I find no meaning. But perhaps that's because I'm too small to see a plan so large I rarely get anything but a brief glimpse of it. - Katharine McMahon, The Alchemist's Daughter
We would not be ashamed of doing some of the things we do in private, if the number of sane human beings who do them in public were large enough. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
American culture at large has failed working mothers. - Emily Matchar
Live large!!! In your mind, not in your body. - Jean Williams
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
You know who I idolized? Mr. Rogers. Is there a market for the next Mr. Rogers? Because I'd love to do that. I'd much rather be quiet and important like him than live large and be some useless celebrity.
Making oneself large involves intentionally making oneself small. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Water has no hands,but carries great ships.Air has no shoulders,but carries large planes.The Sun has no eyes,but finds its way around the universe. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I'll let you in on a secret ...How to avoid taking a wrong turn. I speak from experience. Don't blame the world around you. The world is very much larger ...than you realize. Large enough to embrace all of you. - Yellow Tanabe
Geoffrey's own heart felt inconveniently large just then. - Thomas Hardy
Everything has a consciousness. Every atom and molecule is conscious. Every virus and bacteria is conscious. Every tree, large and small animals are conscious, but each level of consciousness is different. All humans are conscious; the level of consciousness among humans also differs. - Debasish Mridha
As it happened, all three of us turned out to be real writers--a coincidence almost too large to be termed mere coincidence in a society where literally tens of thousands (maybe hundreds of thousands) of college students aspire to the writer's trade and where bare hundreds actually break through. - Stephen King
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss Bank. - Woody Allen
Hatred of enemies is easier and more intense than love of friends. But from men who are more anxious to injure opponents than to benefit the world at large no great good is to be expected.
Prejudice is the conjurer of imaginary wrongs, strangling truth, overpowering reason, making strong men weak and weak men weaker. God give us the large hearted charity which "bearth all things, believe all things, hope all things, endure all things," which "thinks no evil."
I'm sickened by all religions. Religion has divided people. I don't think there's any difference between the pope wearing a large hat and parading around with a smoking purse and an African painting his face white and praying to a rock. - Howard Stern
Dream large and make yaour dreams defy the laws of gravity. Soar high and show your inner strength - Lee Pryke
Existing is going through the motions of life with no zeal and feeling you have no control; living means embracing all that this large world has to offer and not being afraid to take chances. The beauty of living is knowing you can always start over and there's always a chance for something better. - J'son M. Lee
What a large volume of adventures may be grasped within the span of his little life by him who interests his heart in everything. - Laurence Sterne
When love is strong, a man and a woman can make their bed on a sword's blade. When love grows weak, a bed of 60 cubits is not large enough. - The Talmud
If you look at how the federal government spends our money, it’s an insurance conglomerate protected by a large, standing army. - Ezra Klein
Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train - Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still? - J. Paul Getty
Bed rest and a large steaming mug of hot chocolate. I always find that cheers me up. - J.K. Rowling
Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing. - Sir Ralph Richardson
A large income will not give you happiness, but a blissful heart will. - Debasish Mridha
And I breathe large at home. I drop my cloak,Unclasp my girdle, loose the band that tiesMy hair...now could I but unloose my soul!We are sepulchred alive in this close world,And want more room. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Make your reality large enough for your dreams. - Elizabeth Vongsaravanh
I swiftly discovered that there are few things in DIY (and possibly life) that can't be solved with a large mallet, a bag of ten-centimetre nails and some swearing. - Monty Halls
TRUST, n. In American politics, a large corporation composed in greater part of thrifty working men, widows of small means, orphans in the care of guardians and the courts, with many similar malefactors and public enemies. - Ambrose Bierce
The prelude to Tristan and Isolde sounded as if a bomb had fallen into a large music factory and had thrown all the notes into confusion.
Suddenly, the double doors of the parlor whooshed open. A large fleshy woman stood before me in full regalia. Her eyes were all made up, earrings and bracelets jangling. The sign in the window said Miss Sadie was a medium. From the look of her, I'd say that was a bit wishful. - Clare Vanderpool
Why do we keep focusing on the minutiae, not the possible significant large events, in spite of the obvious evidence of their huge influence? - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Too large a proportion of recent "mathematical" economics are mere concoctions, as imprecise as the initial assumptions they rest on, which allow the author to lose sight of the complexities and interdependencies of the real world in a maze of pretentious and unhelpful symbols. - John Maynard Keynes
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