Quotation Explorer - 'Slightest'

The slightest sorrow for sin is sufficient if it produce amendment, and the greatest insufficient if it do not.
If all these sweet young things were laid end to end, I wouldn't be the slightest bit suprised. - Dorothy Parker
After getting respect, one will get an equal amount of insult, if not in this life then the next. If you taste even the slightest of pleasure from this body-complex [pudgal], you will have to pay back an equivalent amount. Therefore become attachment-free (vitarag). - Dada Bhagwan
Where there is not the slightest of misery; that is where the Soul is. - Dada Bhagwan
Very often, gleams of light come in a few minutes' sleeplessness, in a secondperhaps; you must fix them. To entrust them to the relaxed brain is like writing on water; there is every chance that on the morrow there will be no slightest trace left of any happening. - Antonin Sertillanges
Someone burns your beloved scripture in front of you, yet you are not bothered even the slightest bit. That's when you know, you have achieved divinity. - Abhijit Naskar
Children are very nice observers, and they will often perceive our slightest defects. It general those who govern children forgive nothing in them, but everything in themselves. - François Fénelon
How few human beings, the major thought with a sigh, can exert by hard work, thrift, intelligence or any other virtue the slightest influence on their own destiny. - FARRELL J.G.
Children are very nice observers, and will often perceive your slightest defects. In general, those who govern children, forgive nothing in them, but everything in themselves. - Francois de Fenelon
I have never seen the slightest scientific proof of the religious idea of heaven and hell, of future life for individuals, or of a personal God. - Thomas A. Edison
There is not the slightest analogy between playing games and the conduct of business within a market society. The card player wins money by outsmarting his antagonist. The businessman makes money by supplying customers with goods they want to acquire. - Ludwig von Mises
Where there is no peace; there is not the slightest religion there. - Dada Bhagwan
I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it. - Mark Twain
Self-awareness is inevitably erratic, a work in progress, an etch-a-sketch that shifts with the slightest shimmer of movement. Doing the best we can is the best we can do. - Narboe, Nan
I haven't the slightest idea how to change people, but I still keep a long list of prospective candidates just in case I should ever figure it out. - David Sedaris
God has said for us to know bad, as bad and good, as good. But while knowing the bad, there should not be the slightest abhorrence towards it and while knowing the good, there should not be slightest attachment towards it. Without knowing bad, as bad, the good cannot be known as good. - Dada Bhagwan
When sorrow's cup is filled up to the brim,the slightest touch of memory can cause tears to spill again. - John Mark Green
I have learnt that no amount of darkness can mask even the slightest glimmer of light. Find your light and drive out the dark. - Aisha Mirza
there isn't a slightest wound that doesn't hurt in the heart. - Sandra Pulido
To teach someone something, appreciate even the slightest improvements and avoid criticism. - Debasish Mridha
Standing alone scares alot of people it means they have to be themselves and more often than not they haven't the slightest clue who they've been all this time & that's why people stay the same because it's a frightening choice to step away from the crowd. - Nikki Rowe
I haven't the slightest idea what art is, but to be a painter is something of which you have to prove. - Wayne Thiebaud
But if you were to die ten times for him, you would not alter his destiny in the slightest - Hermann Hesse
The slightest awareness of ‘my-ness’ is indeed egoism. - Dada Bhagwan
When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of putting it into practice. - Otto von Bismarck
...You won't age? I promise you this - your hands will go shiny and transparent and at the slightest bruise they'll bleed... - John Geddes
The slightest act of love holds greater spiritual power than a thousand rituals. - Matshona Dhliwayo
In history, truth should be held sacred, at whatever cost . . . especially against the narrow and futile patriotism, which, instead of pressing forward in pursuit of truth, takes pride in walking backwards to cover the slightest nakedness of our forefathers. - Col. Thomas Aspinwall
There is no reason to assume that the universe has the slightest interest in intelligence—or even in life. Both may be random accidental by-products of its operations like the beautiful patterns on a butterfly's wings. The insect would fly just as well without them. - Arthur C. Clarke
A person who has the slightest fear of insult cannot be called a Gnani [the enlightened one] and a person who desires self-recognition [maan] is not a Gnani [the enlightened one]. - Dada Bhagwan
Where there is the slightest insistence, there is no religion there! - Dada Bhagwan
In Vitrag-Vignan [science of vitraag lords, the enlightened ones] there cannot be the slightest of the [wrong] insistence; moreover, there can be no insistence on one’s own opinion. - Dada Bhagwan
If it's painful for you to criticize your friends, you're safe in doing it; if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue. - Alice Duer Miller
Such is the power of truth that even the slightest whisper of it can handily drown out the most boisterous of lies, which may explain why in many instances God only needs to whisper. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Where slightest of conflict exists, there is neither God nor Religion. - Dada Bhagwan
With even the slightest upset, detachment soon followed. I didn’t lose sleep over men, and I was too restless to be tied down. The grass didn’t even have time to grow around my feet before I was planning my next escape whether it was to another state or out of someone’s life. - M.B. Dallocchio
Sometimes the slightest things change the directions of our lives, the merest breath of a circumstance, a random moment that connects like a meteorite striking the earth. Lives have swiveled and changed direction on the strength of a chance remark. - Bryce Courtenay
What is absolute humility (param vinaya)? It is on the one who has not disrespected anyone in the slightest! Absolute humility lies where there is no dispute, no difference of opinion or any law. Law is bondage. - Dada Bhagwan
Each of us must pay for the slightest damage he inflicts upon a universe created for indifference and stagnation, sooner or later, he will regret not having left it intact. - Emil Cioran
A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest. - C.S. Lewis
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