Quotation Explorer - 'Meanest'

All we’ve got left to protect here is a system that’s set up to promote the meanest possibilities in human nature and make them look good. - William Gaddis
The nicest people I meet in life are those who work hard for everything they have; the meanest people I meet in life are those who have everything handed to them. - Ken Poirot
Reverence the highest, have patience with the lowest. Let this day's performance of the meanest duty be thy religion. Are the stars too distant, pick up the pebble that lies at thy feet, and from it learn the all. - Margaret Fuller
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping. - Jonathan Swift
ENVY, n. Emulation adapted to the meanest capacity. - Ambrose Bierce
The meanest, most contemptible kind of praise is that which first speaks well of a man, and then qualifies it with a "but". - Henry Ward Beecher
[The answer of to the question 'Which is the most perfect popular government?']That where the least injury done to the meanest individual, is considered as an insult on the whole constitution. - Solon
Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to get leisure. - Benjamin Franklin
It is the mind that makes the body rich; and as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, so honor peereth in the meanest habit. - William Shakespeare
To me the meanest flower that blows can give Thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears. - William Wordsworth
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