Quotation Explorer - 'Small'

We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history. - Sonia Johnson
Every small, positive change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future. - Alice Walker
i live on my books. on my writings, i live on my royalties: the percentage an author recieves on each sold copy. and i am proud of it. i am so even though such percentage is small or i should say irrelevant. - Oriana Fallaci
We should ask God to increase our hope when it is small, awaken it when it is dormant, confirm it when it is wavering, strengthen it when it is weak, and raise it up when it is overthrown. - John Calvin
Don't take life for granted.Don't compare yourself to others.Don't run from your problems.Don't entertain negative people.Don't abuse your friendships.Don't hold onto the past.Don't throw away opportunities.Don't blame others for your failures.Don't quarrel over small issues. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Keep your circle of friends small, tight and right - Levon Peter Poe
Life will have less drama if you keep your circle small. You don’t have to be friends with anyone. Pick people who will influence you. Pick the people who share the same interests and radiate the positivity that you have. - Dembe Michael
Idealists want to make ants so small no one can step on them. - Marty Rubin
Small stars still light up big skies. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Love is a small price to pay for friendship. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious. Great speech is impassioned, small speech cantankerous. - Chuang-tzu
Deep doubts, deep wisdom; small doubts, little wisdom. - Chinese Proverb
To die for a cause is easy, to live, to be steady day after day doing the small things, taking care of the details, knowing you will be forgotten by history and still choosing to do so, that is real courage - Anonymous
I can’t do small talk really, and that’s fine. I've got old friends and family that love me, thank God. I’m grateful for what a city gives you access to, but I do feel that I’m only here until I figure out how to get out again. - Laura Marling
Child, you have to learn to see things in the right proportions. Learn to see great things great and small things small. - Corrie ten Boom
Having small touches of colour makes it more colourful than having the whole thing in colour - Dieter Rams
The function of the overwhelming majority of your artwork is simply to teach you how to make the small fraction of your artwork that soars. - David Bayles Art and Fear Observations on the Perils and Rewards of Artmaking
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.
You are not on earth to simply make a living for yourself that is too small a purpose. - Sunday Adelaja
It is really hurting; how big media plagiarize everyday and no one judges them; The real heroes are those tiny and small self-funded websites and blogs that provide all primary data for them to survive and it will continue as far they exist - M.F. Moonzajer
If I have done anything, even a little, to help small children enjoy honest, simple pleasures, I have done a bit of good. - Beatrix Potter
Don’t just timidly swing at the problems in your life, swing hard enough to knock them out! Small efforts produce small results, big efforts produce big results! - DeWayne Owens
You only realise how small your world is, once you start to make it bigger - Haanim Galvaan
Forgiveness is the way we return what has been taken from us and restore the love and kindness and trust that has been lost. With each act of forgiveness, whether small or great, we move toward wholeness. Forgiveness is nothing less than how we bring peace to ourselves and our world. - Desmond Tutu
Lord, I feel so small sometimes in this great big old world.Yeah, I know there are more important things.But don't forget to remember me. - Carrie Underwood
The problem with saying or feeling 'sorry' is that it often comes after the damage is already done. (..........and a damage is a damage, small or big, it always leave an ugly mark on one's soul) - Asma Naqi
A little one shall become a thousand, and a small one a strong nation. - Bible
We all cannot do everything or solve every issue. "It's impossible", however, if we each simply do our part. Make our own contribution, regardless of how small we may think it is.... together it adds up and great things get accomplished. - Mark W. Boyer
And I thought kitty liter was the unlawful practice of discarding small felines along the roadside. - Robert J. Morrissette
If you cannot do great things in life, make sure you do the small things in a great way. - Habeeb Akande
Have you failed today? If not, you might not be trying hard enough. Failure is a part of growth, a stepping stone towards success. In its own right it is a small victory and should be celebrated as such. So I ask you again, have you failed today? - Shane E. Bryan
Sand in reality is nothing else than very small stones. - Axel Fredrik Cronstedt
You may think I’m small, but I have a universe inside my mind. - Yoko Ono
Please. Put the gun down and we'll talk. A beautiful woman holding a small cannon plays hell with my concentration. Christovao (Chris) Santos, Sanctuary - Sharon K. Garner
Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain. - Unknown
I am a tale, I am a book, written in different languages and styles I can’t be read, can’t be understood,neither by me nor the greatest of minds I am too big, I am too small, to be processed or seen by the naked eyeI am too dim, I am too bright, to appear in the shadows or the sunshine. - Sanober Khan
If you dream big, you achieve big.If you dream small, you achieve small. Dreams make the difference. - Koyel Mitra
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through. - Jonathan Swift
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
Small is the number of them that see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts. - Albert Einstein
Focus on doing small things consistently rather than a big thing once a while - Dhaval Gajera
Enforcement isn’t about big government or small government. It’s about whether government works and who it works for. - Elizabeth Warren
I care for riches, to make giftsTo friends, or lead a sick man back to healthWith ease and plenty. Else small aid is wealthFor daily gladness; once a man be doneWith hunger, rich and poor are all as one. - Euripides
Growth is the sum of small efforts repeated daily. Commit yourself to take 5 DAILY ACTIONS that would move your goal towards completion. - Farshad Asl
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
Leaders are not the ones with the right position or a proclaimed or given title, the actual leaders are the people who start acting, who step up, who do change, no matter in what way or how small! - Akilnathan Logeswaran
The abundance of small things, it'll bury you. - Alden Bell
Life is too big for small dreams. - Debasish Mridha
The gentleman understands what is moral. The small man understands what is profitable. - Confucius
Whether it is big or small, the size of a poor man’s yard incessantly reminds him that he is poor. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Small steps of faith add up to great leaps of success. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The right people make you realize fame and fortune is cool, but small moments of pure freedom is better. - Darnell Lamont Walker
A small tree with large roots will last longer than a large tree with small roots. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When the Day of Judgment dawns and people, great and small, come marching in to receive their heavenly rewards, the Almighty will gaze upon the mere bookworms and say to Peter, Look, these need no reward. We have nothing to give them. They have loved reading. - Virginia Woolf
An expert is a person who avoids small error as he sweeps on to the grand fallacy. - Benjamin Stolberg
If you complain about small calamities, Allah will give you great calamities. - Anonymous
As everyone knows, it is a thousand times easier to reconstruct the facts of what happened at a certain time than its intellectual atmosphere. The atmosphere is reflected not in official events but, most conspicuously, in small, personal episodes... - Zweig, Stefan
When in brief flashes of serendipity you glimpse what you were born to do... Do it. No matter what. Take steps toward it, even if they are depressingly small at first. With each inch closer to your central magic, you will feel it. It is unmistakable for anything else. It's called purpose. - Jacob Nordby
You've got to make an effort to get the details right, because even through someone picks it up and knows it's a novel, they know someone's made it up and they know it's not real, if you make a small mistake they will cease to imaginatively engage with the story. - Sara Sheridan
Our power lies in our small daily choices, one after another, to create eternal ripples of a life well lived. - Mollie Marti
Small people have small minds, and thus deride big dreamers.Small people have small hearts, and thus disparage big chancers.Small people have small souls, and thus disdain big achievers. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I have caressed a small child’s hair, and in doing so, know there is a God. - Lewis Bryan
When we are chafed and fretted by small cares, a look at the stars will show us the littleness of our own intersts.
The space reminded me of the small hay-bale clubhouses and scrap-wood tree forts that my brothers and I had made as kids - high up spaces where you could see things differently, where you could get your bearings. - Dee Williams
Big fish eats small fish; oceans need revolution! Big man beats little man; world needs revolution! Big galaxies swallow little galaxies; universe needs revolution! Anything which is not ethical needs a strong revolution! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I have every luxury imaginable, I own acres of land, and have enough money to buy the moon were it for sale. Though people think I have everything, it sometimes feels like my possessions own me; towering over me and reducing me into a small bundle of insignificance. - J. Matthew Nespoli
Do not judge the offender before you return back to him his beloved one and his small dreams. - jihad eltabey
be much more friendly to such things that matter most .Things that will propel your vision and ambition to higher heights. Things that will help you enlarge your tentacles. Do not look down on small things however - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Statistically the probability of any one of us being here is so small that you would think the mere possibility of existence would keep us all in a contented dazzlement of surprise. - Lewis Thomas
A thought, no matter how small and forgotten, always has an eternal impact on the Cosmos. Most times, we can only see the material and just about beyond the immediate, but if we could trace this thought through all Creation... well, it would be a whole universe in itself. - Adriano Bulla
Your whole life and the story of your journey is the landscape picture on the front of the box of a 1,000 piece puzzle. The pieces are each a small sticky note that ends in mid-sentence. You simply need to figure out where each one starts and ends. - Ashly Lorenzana
If your small work does not experience increase and growth, you will be starving yourself inspiration - Sunday Adelaja
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps. - David Lloyd George
Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable, procures success to the weak, and esteem to all. - George Washington
The purpose of writing is to hold a mirror to nature, but too much today is written from small mirrors in vanity cases. - John Mason Brown
I crave the sweet surrender of sleep and my dreams' uncensored communication: no tiresome small talk, sucking up to impress, or tiptoeing around charged topics. Dreams are the naked truth; get ready for it. - Judith Orloff
To make us feel small in the right way is a function of art. - E.M. Forster
And yet this self, containsTides, continents and stars―a myriad selves,Is small and solitary as one grass-bladePassed over by the windAmongst a myriad grasses on the prairie. - Cecil Day-Lewis
Social work is an opportunity for huge hearts they remember to do small things. - Kishore Bansal
Rigid traditions capture soulsprisons of spiritual thoughtman’s religion has captured a god grown too small and very weak. - David W. Earle
Whether it's a Christian or a non-Christian, there's nothing like suffering to show us how small, needy, and not in control we are. Suffering has a way of sobering us up to the realization that we can't make it on our own, that we need help, that we're broken. - Tullian Tchividjian
You may live in an unknown small village, but if you have big ideas, the world will come and find you! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Human beings who leave behind them no great achievements, but only a series of small kindnesses, have not had wasted lives - Charlotte Gray
It's not the small of her back, her thighs, or her chest or eyes that matter most. It's the parts of her she's afraid to show that you should get to know. - J. Raymond
Our followers are like bees which live among birds. None of the birds recognize the bees because of their small size and weakness. They would not treat them this way if they realized that these very small bees can carry honey which is very valuable in their stomachs. - Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
Anxiety can make anybody act nasty, big or small. You will be tested for your strength, and if you are seen as too weak, you will sometimes be treated abusively, discarded and avoided. I'm not saying that this should happen. I'm simply describing human beings as they are. - Cory Duchesne
The world is big in some ways, and so small in others. - Ashly Lorenzana
Love is a small word that brings great joy. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Always set small, realistic goals that you know you can achieve first. But don't give up on the bigger ones that may seem too far from your reach. - W.D. Lady
I was thinking as small children think, as if my thoughts or wishes had the power to reverse the narrative, change the outcome. - Joan Didion
A special Providence protects fools, drunkards, small children and the United States of America. - Otto von Bismarck
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 small daily task, if it be really daily, will beat the labours of a spasmodic Hercules. - Anthony Trollope
Character is formed out of those small decisions taken for granted - Luthando Daniels
I don’t think anyone finds joy. Rather, we cultivate it by searching for the preciousness of small things, the ordinary miracles, that strengthen our hearts so we can keep them open to what is difficult - Dawna Markova
Aspiring to a small business that does what it does very well is a noble pursuit. - Narenda Rocherolle
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniencies attending too much liberty than those attending too small a degree of it. - Thomas Jefferson
When I was small I felt like a Superhero as my father threw me up in the air.Now after reaching this success peak I unmask - Real Superhero made me Superhero! - Hasil Paudyal
Well, normally I’m against big things. I think the world is going to be saved by millions of small things. Too many things can go wrong when they get big. (on how he felt about attending his big 90th birthday bash last year) - Pete Seeger
A small rock holds back a great wave. - Homer
Do you know great minds enjoy excellence, average minds love mediocrity and small minds adore comfort zones? - Onyi Anyado
She had an unequalled gift... of squeezing big mistakes into small opportunities. - Henry James
The moments that we have with friends and family, the chances that we have to make a big difference in the world or even to make a small difference to the ones we love, all those wonderful chances that life gives us, life also takes away. It can happen fast and a whole lot sooner than you think. - Larry Page
Sometimes you need to go through many small doors, to get to that big door of opportunity. - Anthony Liccione
Don't try to do great thing, but don't forget to do small things with great care and great love. - Debasish Mridha
A good fight should be like a small play, but played seriously. - Bruce Lee
It was earliest morning, when even small trees cast long shadows and scarlet foxes trot denward through the dew like flecks of fire. - Gene Wolfe
A small change can make a big difference. You are the only one who can make our world a better place to inhabit. So, don’t be afraid to take a stand . - Ankita Singhal
[Advise] the ruler to govern the state as one cooks a small fish -- that is, don't turn it so often in the pan that it disintegrates.
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
When a man is wrapped up in himself he makes a pretty small package. - John Ruskin
To enjoy the beauty of love, be a big person in this small world. - Debasish Mridha
An opportunity, no matter how small it is, is still worth a golden chance. So take it or have regrets for the rest of your life. - Francisca Olivia
Qualities too elevated often unfit a man for society. We don't bring ingots with us to market; we take silver or small change. - Chamfort
Life is like crossing a river. If you take a huge step-aim for too bigger dreams-then the current will knock you off your feet and carry you away. The way to do it is small steps, you will take hold of life. You will get there in the end. - Louis Sachar
Child, if such folks awe you, then picture them on the lavatory, straining, constipated. They will at once seem small, pathetic, manageable." And she whispered to me a great, universal truth: "THE BOWELS ARE GREAT LEVELLERS. - Angela Carter
To be free of destructive stress don't sweat the small stuff and by realizing that all stuff is small.
One kernel is felt in a hogshead; one drop of water helps to swell the ocean; a spark of fire helps to give light to the world. None are too small, too feeble, too poor to be of service. Think of this and act. - Hannah More
Every time you suppress some part of yourself or allow others to play you small, you are in essence ignoring the owner's manual your creator gave you and destroying your design. - Oprah Winfrey
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
I have never been especially impressed by the heroics of people who are convinced they are about to change the world. I am more awed by those who struggle to make one small difference after another. - Ellen Goodman
Never doubt that a small, group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead
Don't ever lest small stuff derail you from dreams. - Debasish Mridha
All strangers and beggars are from Zeus, and a gift, though small, is precious. - Homer
There is nothing more demoralizing than a small but adequate income. - Edmund Wilson
Stop acting so small, you are as big as the universe!!!!!!!! - Stephen Richards
Small kindnesses, small courtesies, small considerations, habitually practised in our social intercourse, give a greater charm to the character than the display of great talents and accomplishments. - M.A.Kelty
There is nothing more lovely in life than the union of two people whose love for one another has grown through the years, from the small acorn of passion, into a great rooted tree - Vita Sackville-West
She held out a small voice recorder. 'By the way, could you describe exactly how you felt at the moment of impact? I'm writing this short story--''Put that away, Hazel,' hissed Mam. 'The poor boy is in pain.'Hazel persisted. 'Would that be a white-hot pain? Or more of a dull throbbing pain? - Eoin Colfer
Darling, don't be silly, your whole future is ahead of you. All you have to do is go out there and ask for a part- something small and reasonable just to start with. From there, no one can stop you. Don't feel bad about anything you've done, and for God's sake, have fun. - Anna Godbersen
If colleges are going to justify themselves, they are going to have to thrive at those things that require physical proximity. That includes moral and spiritual development. Very few of us cultivate our souls as hermits. We do it through small groups and relationships and in social contexts. - David Brooks
Writing is making sense of life. You work your whole life and perhaps you've made sense of one small area. - Nadine Gordimer
Explore often. Only when you will know how small you are and how big the world is. - Pradeepa Pandiyan
A large vessel will never fill up no matter how small the leak is. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If you're not content with the small things, then you won't be content with the big things. - Anthony Liccione
The kiss originated when the first male reptile licked the first female reptile, implying in a subtle way that she was as succulent as the small reptile he had for dinner the night before. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
But the basic structure of capitalism, in which a small number own most of the productive assets, guarantees that the vast majority of people will (at best) spend their lives earning wages, but never profits. - Michael A. McCarthy, ABC's of Socialism
[Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner belonged to] that small army of brave people who made it their duty, without thought of themselves or hope or expectation of reward, to strive for unpopular causes.[ on the death of noted freethinker and peace advocate Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner] - Chapman Cohen
Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Great ideas and small consistent actions with love can change the world from above. - Debasish Mridha
The nod of a head is such a small thing, it can mean so little, yet it is the gesture of assent that allows, that makes to be. The nod is the gesture of power, the yes. The numen. the presence of the sacred, is called by its name. - Ursula K. Le Guin
So I had nothing to distract me from my books and their other worlds that swallowed me whole, from Narnia to the Wisconsin woods, from a small town in Sweden to the red earth of Prince Edward Island. Nothing and no one interested me as much as my books. - Luisa Weiss
Grab your pen! Grab your sword! Eviscerate small minds with pinpoint force of mental might. Victory is in horizon's sight! - A.H. Scott
The dead don't desire revenge, but the happiness of the livng. To dirty your small hands would bring joy to no one.-Kenshin to Eiji - Nobuhiro Watsuki
Let it be a small gain or big gain never do lesser than one's ability, let it be a pain or a pleasure never accept more than one's share. - Amit Kalantri
Detroit is big enough to matter in the world and small enough for you to matter in it. - Jeanette Pierce
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. - Mother Teresa
Roots creep under the ground to make a firm foundation. Shoots seems new and small, but to reach the light they can break through brick walls. - Jane Goodall
Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day. - Sally Koch
Make it your habit not to be critical about small things - Edward Everett
It's better to have a million small religions with each one containing a great truth. Than one great religion containing a million small truths. - Carla VanKoughnett
All talk is small talk. - Marty Rubin
Do not let your grand ambitions stand in the way of small but meaningful accomplishments. - Bryant McGill
Man seems to be capable of great virtues but not of small virtues; capable of defying his torturer but not of keeping his temper. - G. K. Chesterton
I would rather have young people settle on a small income at once, and have to struggle with a few difficulties together, than be involved in a long engagement. - Jane Austen
All love began with a tingling in the heart and a beautiful small smile. - Debasish Mridha
There is no magic in small plans. When I consider my ministry, I think of the world. Anything less than that would not be worthy of Christ nor of His will for my life. - Henrietta C. Mears
Here lies a gentleman boldWho was so very braveHe went to lengths untold,And on the brink of the graveDeath had on him no hold.By the world he set small store--He frightened it to the core--Yet somehow, by Fate's plan,Though he'd lived a crazy man,When he died he was sane once more. - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast. - William Shakespeare
Sometimes that mountain you've been climbing is just a grain of sand, and what you've been up there searching for forever, is in your hands. When you figure out love is all that matters after all it sure makes everything else seem so small. - Carrie Underwood
Life is made up of a few moments all strung together like pearls. Each moment is a pearl, and it is up to us to pick the ones with the highest luster. If we do not have time to do great things, take a few gentle moments and do small things in a great way. - Joyce Hilfer
The problem with the world is that we draw the circle of our family too small. - Mother Teresa
Be kind! Give small things with great love. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Let others lead small lives, but not you.. Let others argue over small things, but not you.. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you.. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you. - Jim Rohn
Most of the people don't see a big success in life, because small successes ignites ego issues in them. - Amit Kalantri
Just like the falling rainbow Just like the stars in the sky Life should never feel small.
may came home with a smooth round stoneas small as a world and as large as alone. - E.E. Cummings
I'm a mother with two small children, so I don't take as much crap as I used to. - Pamela Anderson
There is no reason to think a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens cannot change the world; Indeed, that's the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead
That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind - Neil Armstrong
We’re conditioned to think that our lives revolve around great moments. But great moments often catch us unaware beautifully wrapped in what others may consider a small one. - Kent Nurburn
What seems to be generosity is often no more than disguised ambition, which overlooks a small interest in order to secure a great one. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Small thinking and big dreams is an oxymoron - John Paul Warren
Childhood is the time and children's books are the place for powerful emotions, powerful language, powerful art... There is no room for cutesy books, dull books, or books that talk down. Children are not inferior. They may be small in stature but not in what they feel, think, listen, and see. - Betsy Hearne
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. - Aesop
A random act of kindness, no matter how small, can make a tremendous impact on someone else's life. - Roy Bennett
A small positive thought can bring a magical change to the world. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
The world is so big and words are so small! - Marty Rubin
Keep your identity small. - Paul Graham
What one learns in a classroom is just a very small part of learning process . The real learning starts when one crosses borders and travels miles for the real knowledge. - vivek sahni
When you feel big and powerful, stand before a mountain; when you feel small and weak, stand before an ant. - Vinita Kinra
We have to fight them daily, like fleas, those many small worries about the morrow, for they sap our energies. - Etty Hillesum
Too often, people are trying to fill the God-size hole in their heart with a person instead of God. A person is too small and too imperfect and will never be able to do it. Once God fills it, then there's plenty of room for the right person. - Laurel Hawkes
Life is like a steering wheel, it only takes one small move to change your entire direction. - Kellie Elmore
Forged in the fires of human passion, choking on the fumes of human rage, with these out hells and our heavens, so few inches apart, we must be awfully small, and not as strong as we think we are. - Rich Mullins
Popularity? It is glory's small change. - Victor Hugo
Usually when your imagination is bigger then one's comprehension, this normally means you've out grown the small circle. Get with like-mined people and go after your vision.By T-cupp - Takina Cupp
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people. - Henry Thomas Buckle
There is no beyond, there is only here, the infinitely small, infinitely great and utterly demanding present. - Iris Murdoch
Build your home in small moments of joy, and you will always feel at home. - Charlotte Eriksson
Fish are small, but do not drown in the sea. Ships are big, but sink in the ocean. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Love, no matter how small, begets kindness.Joy, no matter how small, begets cheerfulness.Wisdom, no matter how small, begets intelligence.Faith, no matter how small, begets persistence.Genius, no matter how small, begets excellence. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Happiness is there where wants and needs are small, but the desire to give is big. - Debasish Mridha
Absence extinguishes small passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out a candle, and blows in a fire.
JOSS-STICKS, n. Small sticks burned by the Chinese in their pagan tomfoolery, in imitation of certain sacred rites of our holy religion. - Ambrose Bierce
The people are to be taken in very small doses. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't be afraid to take a big step when one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small steps. - David Lloyd George
Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else's life forever. - Margaret Cho
How one walks through the world, the endless small adjustments of balance, is affected by the shifting weights of beautiful things. - Elaine Scarry
You can only rule over a subject race, especially when you are in a small minority, if you honestly believe yourself to be racially superior, and it helps towards this if you can believe that the subject race is biologically different. - George Orwell
How could I persuade the in-laws I was the right one for their daughter when, instead of focusing on small talk, all I could think about was not to kill them? I could only imagine what I'd say to the prospective in-laws, "Hello, it's a pleasure to eat, I mean, meet you. - Jayde Scott
It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own. - Arthur Conan Doyle
Big mouths and small brains make the strangest noises. - Orrin Woodward
Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord. - Sallust
He who can take no interest in what is small will take false interest in what is great. - John Ruskin
Small wonder that spell means both a story told, and a formula of power over living men. -On Fairy Stories - J.R.R. Tolkien
Your dreams will remain just a dream unless you take small and realistic steps towards achieving them. - Eileen Anglin
Dignity has no price, when someone starts making small concessions, in the end, life loses all meaning. - José Saramago
No pain is too small if it hurts, but any pain is too big if it's cherished. - Edward St. Aubyn
The Hobbits are just rustic English people, made small in size because it reflects the generally small reach of their imagination. - J. R. R. Tolkien
Every year I collect a select amount of material possessions (baseball cards, coins, famous paraphernalia) to pass on to my children. In two or more generations they should have a small fortune of 'ancient' famous items. - Akutra-Ramses Atenosis Cea
If you put a small value on yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price. - Unknown Author 909
If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way - Martin Luther King Jr.
America is too great for small dreams. - Ronald Reagan
Your heart is too magnificent for a small hope; your mind is too big for a small dreams. - Debasish Mridha
Carpe Diem - Seize the Moment. Every moment must be seized. Every little moment sets you up for the big moments. If you don't seize the small ones you won't be ready for the big ones. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
A man's heart is small, but it is surrounded by the immensity of its soul. Sometimes our words may appear silent, but they are certainly heading for infinity. - Walter William Safar
life is series of small happy moments - jagvirji
So many people spend so much of their life energy 'sweating the small stuff' that they completely lose touch with the magic and beauty of life. - Richard Carlson
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either. - Albert Einstein
Optimism is the content of small men in high places. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Despite my ghoulish reputation, I really have the heart of a small boy. I keep it in a jar on my desk. - Robert Bloch
Bercelak’s kin kept themselves busy by sharpening weapons, reading, talking, or setting things on fire with small bursts of flame. - G.A. Aiken
Greeders who plunder and steal from their people - not only steal their supporters and their childrens' future, but they also smash their mindsets and create learned helplessness that ensures people stay small. - Tony Dovale
She would only let you know her, little by little ~ never giving too much away but willing to share the small parts that make up her life, she falls slowly like that ~ love isn't a maybe thing in her eyes & her heart is the prize, she knows her worth and she will withstand the wait. - Nikki Rowe
My mother once said that having a small child is like having a permanently drunk houseguest. - Moira Hodgson
Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising. - Mark Twain
Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart. - Henry Clay
If you appreciate the small things, you're likely to get the big ones. - Jonas Eriksson
No problem is too small or too trivial if we can really do something about it. - Richard Feynman
What we should be asking is not whether we need a big government or small government, but how we can create a smarter and better government. - Barack Obama
You don't have to be beautiful to be shallow. You needn't be small or weak to be a coward. Shitty personalities come in surprising packages and anybody can be an asshole. So value the good ones, whoever they are. Recognize them when you see them and don't let them go. - Jennifer DeLucy
Courage is your natural setting. You do not need to become courageous, but rather peel back the layers of self-protective, limiting beliefs that keep you small. - Vironika Tugaleva
There’s a small window of opportunity to apologize sometimes after you’ve terribly wronged someone. It closes. Sometimes forever, but it never opens wide enough again for a good breeze. - Darnell Lamont Walker
If a writer stops observing he is finished. Experience is communicated by small details intimately observed. - Ernest Hemingway
I'm proud of the culture I come from - we're a small country and a close-knit community. - Sara Sheridan
She's commanding and loyal, doesn't suffer fools well or make small talk, demands loyalty, and is extremely intelligent. - Mimi Wolverton
An unsolved problem bothers one's mind, just as a small stone in the shoe,until an idea for solving the problem comes to mind. - Eraldo Banovac
Small dreams will not take you to the moon. So think big and start dreaming big soon. - Debasish Mridha
You should smile, look her in the eyes, and give her a small complement when you ask her out. - Auliq Ice
Love feels like a great misfortune, a monstrous parasite, a permanent state of emergency that ruins all small pleasures. - Slavoj Žižek
a small amount of kindness can make a large amount of difference - J. Yates
It’s not a matter of how small you are. Still you are important; you matter. - Debasish Mridha
Why does a small tax increase cost you two hundred dollars and s substantial tax cut save you thirty cents?
FUCK UNITY! FUCK CONSENSUS! There was no unity or consensus during the American Revolution. We had principled leadership from a small, vocal, minority that refused to compromise on the issue of individual liberty. - A.E. Samaan
It all began with one small shy smile. - Debasish Mridha
To appreciate life's small moments, it helps to have a sense the whole can never be made perfect. - Alain de Botton
People sell their soul in such small quantities - a seemingly trivial compromise here, a rationalization of a minor evil there - that they don't realize what they're doing until it is too late. - Mike Klepper
A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love - Stendhal
Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it inflames the great. - Roger de Rabutin de Bussy
What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others. - Confucius
A small step toward recovery is giant progress. - Mark Cortes
It's a small world, but I wouldn't want to paint it. - Chic Murray (1919-1985).
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves. - Dale Carnegie
As your attorney i advise you to take a hit out of the small brown bottle in my shaving kit. - Hunter S. Thompson
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. - Nelson Mandela
Instead of thinking that you always need to do bigger things, learn to do the small things in better ways. - Adam Smith
What feeling is so nice as a child's hand in yours? So small, so soft and warm, like a kitten huddling in the shelter of your clasp. - Marjorie Holmes
I believe in the possible. I believe, small though we are, insignificant though we may be, we can reach a full understanding of the universe. You were right when you said you felt small, looking up at all that up there. We are very, very small, but we are profoundly capable of very, very big things. - Stephen Hawking
The French have a new president, the British will soon have a new P.M., and we envy them as we endure the endless wait for this small dim man to go back to Texas and resume his life. - Garrison Keillor
But Ana, how could I have been such a lousy judge of character?" I groaned."Because you don't much care to judge people's characters," she answered after a moment's thought. "It's a strength, you know, as well as weakness."It was small consolation. - Chris Stewart
I hear a small voicein the back of my mindand it is chanting a prayer:‘Please don’t fall in love again,please don’t fall in love again.’Maybe this time I will listen.Maybe this I will learn. - Tina Tran
I'm always happy when I'm surrounded by water, I think I'm a Mermaid or I was a mermaid.The ocean makes me feel really small and it makes me put my whole life into perspective… it humbles you and makes you feel almost like you’ve been baptized. I feel born again when I get out of the ocean. - Beyoncé Knowles
No matter how small you are or feel or think you are–live big. Yours is the only life of you, in this form, the world will ever have! - Na'ama Yehuda
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
Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States. - Ronald Reagan
Glory in your small dreams, because inside them something bigger may emerge. - Auliq-Ice
When you see a man with a great deal of religion displayed in his shop window, you may depend upon it he keeps a very small stock of it within. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Live life fully in the present & enjoy the small things in life that give you joy, for the seemingly small & insignificant moments add up to a greater whole. - Orchid Ch'ng
Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished. - Confucius
Small herbs have grace, great weeds to grow apace. - William Shakespeare
Start small and keep going. - Abhijit Naskar
When some one steals a small hope from you, you can do nothing, only can see dreams stolen... It's small thing, but means a lot... Waiting for several such moments, when your dreams are stolen......it's life you had no choice just feel it and forget..... - Nutan Bajracharya
Peace may be hard to achieve, but is possible with small yet essential steps that are guided by courage and sufficient commitment. - Widad Akreyi
Little things matter. Even a small tear wets the face. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The great masses of the people... will more easily fall victims to a big lie than to a small one.
Small to greater matters must give way. - William Shakespeare
An oak tree is just a small nut that persevered against the taunts of doubt and fear. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Being rude to someone loving all the time can make your loving behavior same as your rude one for that person. So you should not always be rude in small mistakes - Pawan Mehra
Only when we pay attention and notice small moments, do we make the connections that lead to a change in our perspective. - Andrea Goeglein
Dream no small dreams. They have no power to stir the hearts of men. - Victor Hugo
My very small part in WATCHMEN is that, every now and then, Alan would phone me: ''Neil, you're an educated man. Where does it say...''He would need a quote from the Bible, or an essay about owls. I was his occasional research assistant. - Neil Gaiman
There are so many kinds of beauty-have you ever looked in a small hidden pool in a wood, Becky? It's full of beauty, but it's not in the least spectacular, only restful and quiet and never-endingly fascinating. - Betty Neels
Words are such small things, like confetti in the brain, and yet they are color and clarify everything, they can stain the mind or warp the feelings. - Diane Ackerman
A temple was worth a dozen barracks; a militia man carrying a gun could control a small unarmed crowd only for as long as he was present; however, a single priest could put a policeman inside the head of every one of their flock, for ever. - Iain M. Banks
Don't let the opinions of the small minded devour or discourage you. - Cliff Hannold
We can be safe and live with other defined truths exemplified by a capital T or we can change and with our limited time experience truth with a small t, seeking our own understanding, which can change with new awareness. - David W. Earle
Fishing gives you a sense of where you fit in the sceme of things - Your place in the universe...I, mean, here I am, one small guy with a fishing pole on this vast beach and out there in the blue expanse of ocean are these hundreds of millions of fish...laughing at me. - Unknown
Sometimes small things can become very large, indeed. - Rick Riordan
I look back now with amazement at the small accidents that put certain books before me. - Vince Passaro
Lies can build large palaces of sand.....I wanna live in a small hut of trust - Dr lijo john
Don't forget, and don't let your reader forget, that the small world in which you have held him for the last hour or two hasn't ended. Be aware, and make him aware, that tomorrow all of its remaining inhabitants will pick up the broken fragments of their lives, and carry on. - Joseph Hansen
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
Like seeds we start small, grow together and stand tall - Evy Michaels
A still, small voice. - Bible
We are as small as our joy (the sum of all ) and as big as our pain (the sum of all ) Somos tan pequeños como nuestra dicha y tan grandes como nuestro dolor - Christian Friedrich Hebbel
Cynicism is when a small mind and a hurt heart rejects the hope, love, and truth of a big and caring God. - Jayce O'Neal
In Networking never underestimate anyones connection potential. Sometimes even a small office helper can connect you to the Business Owner ! - Sampath K. Iyengar
As small as a world as large as alone. - E.E. Cummings
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
You have to be grateful for the small things, when any minute might be your last. - Joe Abercrombie
Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win. - Jonathan Kozol
It doesn't matter whether you do small or big Job; what matters is job Contentment. - Mohith Agadi
Write about small, self-contained incidents that are still vivid in your memory. If you remember them, it's because they contain a larger truth that your readers will recognize in their own lives. Think small and you'll wind up finding the big themes in your family saga. - William Zinsser
She, the clear heart'ed soul shall show a small crack (in heart) as clearly as the equally transparent, but dirty rogue can cleverly hide it. - Priyavrat Thareja
Gratitude makes the world a softer, kinder place. It softens that brittle shell of defence. There is always something to be grateful for, no matter how small or simple. - Janey Colbourne
Maybe you and I can't do great things. We may not change the world in one day, but we still can change some things today, in our small way.
A fortress built long ago,Walls made timeless by historic glory.The small girl in the boat slows,To listen to its story. - Rachel Lewis
A small ego equals A BIG HEART - - Manprit Kaur
We are, all of us, always only one breath or softening of our thought away from an invasion of divine wonder and fresh miracles. Soul waits for any small opening of our hearts to steal into everyday life. - Jacob Nordby
When we were together before, the world was small to us, but as you grew bigger to life and the world became desirous to living, we became smaller to each other. - Anthony Liccione
Large-scale change is grounded in small steps toward a big idea - Stewart Friedman
... I wrote about ... my childhood, when dreams were small and attainable for all. When sweets were a penny and god was a rabbit. - Sarah Winman
Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
When a man's bank balance becomes too small, his woman flees. For a man to do the same, his woman's body or vagina has to do the opposite. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Humility is never about being small, unseen and unnoticed. Humility is really about expressing all the wonder you are in a way that all people see is the awesomeness and greatness of GOD. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field. - Albert Einstein
Big obstacles shrink when you confront them; small obstacles expand when you dodge them. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It lies here deep in the heart, the small chest of painSharp words like daggers placed it hereTo fill with hurtIn filling it grew heavy and drug me downFor to not feel is not to liveUntil I rest at last in dirtThe worst of you got the best of me… - Neil Leckman
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.
History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small.
By small and simple sentences, great books come to pass. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Success steps: Think big. Act small. Then scale.Failure steps: Act big. Think small. Then shrink.Consider your next big thing a project. Get one. Get it right. No sense growing a broken system. - Richie Norton
If you're in a war, instead of throwing a hand grenade at the enemy, throw one of those small pumpkins. Maybe it'll make everyone think how stupid war is, and while they are thinking, you can throw a real grenade at them. - Jack Handey
All will be redeemed in God's fullness of time, all, not just the small portion of the population who have been given the grace to know and accept Christ. All the strayed and stolen sheep. All the little lost ones. - Madeleine L'Engle
The dollar bills attached to her hips fluttered to the rug of the small square stage, like the first flakes of winter in the Bronx. (Dark City Lights) - Tom Callahan
Every creative act, however small, enriches our species and the world around us. To find and nurture talent, is to be truly wealthy. - Stewart Stafford
Who is considered a great man is the one who can be the smallest of the small. - Dada Bhagwan
When Small men begin to cast big shadows, it means that the sun is about to set. - Lin Yutang
The fact that you have started a small business doesn't mean you should be thinking small. Think BIG! Start Small! Expand your territories! - Bernard Kelvin Clive
If equally matched, we can offer battle; if slightly inferior in numbers, we can avoid the enemy; if quite unequal in every way, we can flee from him. Though an obstinate fight may be made by a small force, in the end it must be captured by the larger force. - Sun Tzu 孙子
By seeing how small the world is, I realize how capable I am. I can conquer anything. Anywhere. Anyone. - Tawny Lara
A small idea with wings will take you higher than a big one with legs. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Life should be dealt with in small bites, large gulps will choke you. - TA Guimont
There is no need to sally forth, for it remains true that those things which make us human are, curiously enough, always close at hand. Resolve then, that on this very ground, with small flags waving and tiny blasts of tiny trumpets, we have met the enemy, and not only may he be ours, he may be us. - Walt Kelly
We need anything politically important rationed out like Pez: small, sweet, and coming out of a funny, plastic head. - Dennis Miller
The repetition of small efforts will accomplish more than the occasional use of great talents.
All that you have been is but a small part, a very mere bit of the potential of your life. - Jennifer DeLucy
The secret to good writing is to use small words for big ideas, not to use big words for small ideas. - Oliver Markus
No problem is trivial to the angels. They want to help you with problems big and small. You are worthy and you are loved. And bottom line, is your problem is important to you, it's important to them. - Eileen Anglin
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito. - Dalai Lama XIV
America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair. - Arnold Toynbee
On the horizon, he saw the full moon. God dropped it there, he was sure, as a reminder of our small place in the world. A reminder that what is beautiful is fleeting. - Ben Sherwood
Real estate investing, even on a very small scale, remains a tried and true means of building an individual's cash flow and wealth. - Robert T. Kiyosaki
She is a small woman with a face like a book mite; she is not without opinions. - Lisa Koger
A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely. - Pam Brown
Your problems and mine, they are nothing new. They are all just another small part of the generic nightmare.
The world is small. Books make it bigger. - Jerry J.C. Veit
I have one dream: I want to get my jet pilot license, and take my jet to 40 000 feet, look down, and realise how small we are. Not for the kick of the G's but just to get the feeling of just for once flying above humanity. - Wouter Van Gastel
I have two rules I follow religiously:#1. Don't sweat the small stuff.#2. It's all small stuff. - R. Rose
When a small child, I thought that success spelled happiness. I was wrong, happiness is like a butterfly which appears and delights us for one brief moment, but soon flits away. - Anna Pavlova
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed people can change the world: indeed it's the only thing that ever has! - Margaret Mead
As it has been said:Love and a coughcannot be concealed.Even a small cough.Even a small love. - Anne Sexton
Small unexpected acts of kindness are the building blocks of greatness. Start your day with a smile and see where it takes you ... - Edwin Lionel Flynn
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead
When we cannot see, we don't judge. Small wonder when we kiss, cry, laugh, make love, are in pain, pray and listen to music, we close our eyes. - Sabine Shah
The coward says in his heart There is no love. Because, standing in the shadows of the big, grand, and powerful existence of love, his small spirit is left feeling even smaller and less significant. And so he chooses to deny the existence of love altogether. Because he is too small to have it. - C. JoyBell C.
It is the nature of a man as he grows older, a small bridge in time, to protest against change, particularly change for the better. - John Steinbeck
In all the affairs of life, social as well as political, courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest to the grateful and appreciating heart. - Henry Clay
There are only two most powerful situations- being so small that you have nothing to lose and being so big that you don't care what you lose! - Jasleen Kaur Gumber
Be an example of small acts of kindness; help someone in need. - Debasish Mridha
It is not what to do, but how much love we put into the doing. We can do not greats, only small things with great love." - Mother Theresa - Mother Teresa
Relate to a life situation in the deepest sense: not from the standpoint of the ego that bemoans its fate and rebels against it, but from... the greater inner law that has left behind its small birth, the narrow realm of personal outlook, for the sake of renewal and rebirth. - Max Zeller
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
The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones. - Anonymous
I want to leave all my friends and the sunlight for a small, rainy town. - The Harvard Lampoon
Never allow others to create your world because if you do, they will always make it too small. - Christopher Robinson
REFLECTION ON SIZESmall people often overratethe charm of being tall;which is, that you appreciatethe charm of being small. - Piet Hein
If you really do put a small value upon yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price. - Anonymous
A small child being dragged to bed peered curiously at me as it passed, then waved. We waved back, not being entirely sure how else to respond to small creatures like that. - Kate Griffin
By reflecting a little on this subject I am almost convinced that those numberless small Circuses we see on the moon are the works of the Lunarians and may be called their Towns. - William Herschel
Only something in me understands the voice of your eyes is deeper than all roses. Nobody, not even the rain has such small hands. - E.E. Cummings
If you feel that favors can be returned then you are wrong, no matter how ever big or small it is, it can never be returned. Favor is always for lifetime... - honeya
Nobody sees a flower - really - it is so small it takes time - we haven't time - and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time. - Georgia O'Keeffe
An Oak tree is a daily reminder that great things often have small beginnings. - Matshona Dhliwayo
May I a small house and large garden have;And a few friends,And many books, both true. - Abraham Cowley
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small parcel. - John Ruskin
This earth is His, to Him belong those vast and boundless skies;Both seas within Him rest, and yet in that small pool He lies. - Atharvaveda
Hope Love Grace Luckthere is space between them because you can't hanle them if all four comes at once...enjoy hope ,,,,definitely love will come to you with a small gap,and so grace and luck too. - pavankumar nagaraj
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together. - Vincent Van Gogh
A poet must discover that it’s his own story that is true, even if the truth is small indeed. - Jim Harrison
Small minds have always lashed out at what they don't understand. - Dan Brown
Even if you're in the thick of revising another work, write something new. Something small. It's important to keep telling yourself stories. - Don Roff
Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end. - Scott Adams
IF PEOPLE ARE NOT LAUGHING AT YOUR GOALS, YOUR GOALS ARER TOO SMALL - Alex Haditaghi
The minds of small children are more interested in clockwork trains, jumping in puddles and other important childhood endeavours. - Maxwell Grantly
You see, the world is as big as an elephant or small as a grain of sand, depending on you. You can let it stomp you, gore you, swallow you up. Or you can let it slip into your shell and turn into a pearl. -- Benjamin East - Jonathan Freedman
You know what an illusion is? On this planet, one small cloud has the ability to block the entire sun. - J.R. Rim
If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you. Matthew 17: 21 - Jesus
Love is easy early on...its when the busyness of life creeps in and felling ebb and flow that real love shines through in small choices. - Steve Knox
Mess is a best optional choice, when your small - N.H
I don't know what it is about you that closes and opens; only something in me understands the voice of your eyes is deeper than all the roses. Nobody, not even the rain, has such small hands. - E.E. Cummings
The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes. - Stanley Kubrick
Those are not obstacles, those are just small rocks. Kick them to the side and keep it moving. - Andrea L'Artiste
It’s not that they’re small, the fair folk. Especially not the queen of them all, Mab of the flashing eyes and the slow smile with lips that can conjure your heart under the hills for a hundred years. It’s not that they’re small. It’s that we’re so far away. - Neil Gaiman
It is not so much the major events as the small day-to-day decisions that map the course of our living. . . Our lives are, in reality, the sum total of our seemingly unimportant decisions and of our capacity to live by those decisions. - Gordon B. Hinckley
Big achievements come one small advantage at a time, one step at a time, one day at time. - Jim Rohn
In small towns, news travels at the speed of boredom. - Carlos Ruiz Zafón
The tipping custom originated in England when small sums were dropped into a box marked T.I.P.S. --TO INSURE PROMPT SERVICE.
Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine. - Fran Lebowitz
A great disaster is a symbol to us to remember all the big things of life and forget the small things, of which we have thought too much.
Consider every choice carefully, no matter how small, for it will affect the bigger decisions you make. - Jim George
We are all a small part of a puzzle which contains billions of pieces. The puzzle cannot be complete without each and every one. - Sara Deuidicibus
Orwell wrote easily and well about small humane pursuits, such as bird watching, gardening and cooking, and did not despise popular pleasures like pubs and vulgar seaside resorts. In many ways, his investigations into ordinary life and activity prefigure what we now call 'cultural studies. - Christopher Hitchens
Only a small crack ... but cracks make caves collapse. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
It is hard to be brave, when you're only a Very Small Animal.
Why should I cumber myself with regrets that the receiver is not capacious? It never troubles the sun that some of his rays fall wide and vain into ungrateful space, and only a small part on the reflecting planet. Let your greatness educate the crude and cold companion. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small; Though with patience He stands waiting, with exactness grinds He all. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Also, that men fall into two classes--those who forget views and those who remember them, even in small rooms. - E.M. Forester
In great affairs men show themselves as they wish to be seen; in small things they show themselves as they are. - Nicholas Chamfort
Small minds are much distressed by little things. Great minds see them all but are not upset by them. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
He’d have denied it to his dying breath but Derwent wasn’t as tough as he pretended to be. For the very small number of people he cared about, Derwent would give his all. It made him vulnerable, and every now and then that vulnerability showed. - Jane Casey
Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves. But deep down below the surface of the average conscience a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune. - C.G. Jung
Cross-country skiing is great if you live in a small country. - Steven Wright
Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden. - Corrie ten Boom
I naively believe that self-love is 80 percent of the solution, that it helps beyond words to take yourself through the day as you would with your most beloved mental-patient relative, with great humor and lots of small treats. - Anne Lamott
In the cellars of the night, when the mind starts moving around old trunks of bad times, the pain of this and the same of that, the memory of a small boldness is a hand to hold. - John Leonard
Education is what you get from reading the small print; experience iswhat you get from not reading it. - Common
there was a feeling as if I carried a small leaden coffin in the place of my heart - Iris Murdoch
Sometimes the signs and signals of the non-language speaking world are not very clear. Then we have to walk in trust, move forward step by small step, until we are sure of the proper path. - Elaine Seiler
Do not limit your Sacred Space to the literal, such as a small room or office. Allow this energy to flow from deep within, so that every where you go, no matter what the circumstance, you will always be immersed in the divine - Gary Hopkins
This is a present from a small, distant world, a token of our sounds, our science, our images, our music, our thoughts and our feelings. We are attempting to survive our time so we may live into yours. - Jimmy Carter
Even a small amount of unplanned downtime can effect a company’s profitability and reputation. - Ratmir Timashev, CEO Veeam
You will find that the State is the kind of organization which, though it does big things badly, does small things badly, too. - John Kenneth Galbraith
Modesty is an excuse for sloppiness, laziness, self- indulgence; small ambitions evoke small efforts. - Stephen Vizinczey
Nothing surely is as potent as a law that may not be disobeyed. It has the force of the water drop that hollows the stone. A small dainty task, if it be really daily, will beat the labours of a spasmodic Hercules. - Anthony Trollope
You can recognize a small truth because its opposite is a falsehood. The opposite of a great truth is another truth. - Niels Bohr
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
Somos tan pequeños como nuestra dicha y tan grandes como nuestro dolor.We are as small as our joy (the sum of all our joys) and as big as our pain (the sum of all our pains) - Ch. Friedrich Hebbel
Marginal gains is not about making small changes and hoping they fly. Rather, it is about breaking down a big problem into small parts in order to rigorously establish what works and what doesn't. - Matthew Syed
Too often, people are trying to fill the God-size hole in their heart with a person instead of God. A person is too small and too imperfect andwill never be able to do it. Once God fills it, then there's plenty of room for the right person. - Laurel Hawkes
You never really know what's coming. A small wave, or maybe a big one. All you can really do is hope that when it comes, you can surf over it, instead of drown in its monstrosity. - Alysha Speer
Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to the small and arrogant oligarchy of those who merely happen to be walking about. - G. K. Chesterton
If I could create something that is even minutely close to a small percentile of a genius as Cloud Atlas, I shall deem my life worthy! - K. Hari Kumar
Every endeavor, large or small, rises and falls on leadership. - Jeffrey Fry
No matter how small you start, always dream big. - Stephen Richards
I don't think each of us receives one harvest only--an after-death sort of payment for services rendered. I think we all get a lifetime full of little harvests--those small miracles that stand out from the rest of life, when we are one with nature, each other, and ourselves. - Janene Wolsey Baadsgaard
Don't be afraid to take one large step because you can't cross a chasm in two small leaps. - Unknown
Great minds find beauties and appreciate it. Average minds find commonalities and compare. Small minds find the problems and criticize. - Debasish Mridha
When we read stories of heroes, we identify with them. We take the journey with them. We see how the obstacles almost overcome them. We see how they grow as human beings or gain qualities or show great qualities of strength and courage and with them, we grow in some small way - Sam Raimi
I once saw a small child go to an electric light switch as say, "Mamma, can I open the light?" She was using the age-old language of exploration, the language of art. It was a sort of metaphor, but she was not using it as ornamentation. - Ezra Pound
Portia remembered her interview in the small office upstairs...in which she had been so shy, so terrified about not being good enough, not getting this thing, this chance, which she had only just discovered she wanted very badly. - Jean Hanff Korelitz
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire.
Small steps add up to complete big journeys. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Be With Me In The Phases Of My Work Because My Brain Feels Like It Has Been Whipped And I Yearn To Make A Small Perfect Thing Which Will Live In Your Morning Like Curious Static Through A President's Elegy Or A Nude Hunchback Acquiring A Tan On The Crowded Oily Beach. - Leonard Cohen
Most times and in most circumstances, what hinders real progress is never anything big, but the small things we least regard that impede real thinking and action for progress! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I've recovered my tenderness by long looking;I'm a Socrates of small fury.The waves bends with the fish. I'm taughtAs water teaches stone. Believe me, extremest oriole,I can hear light on a dry day.The world is where we fling it; I'm leaving where I am. - Theodore Roethke
The acts of daily forbearance, the headache, or toothache, or heavy cold; the tiresome peculiarities of husband or wife, the broken glass...all of these sufferings, small as they are, if accepted lovingly, are most pleasing to God's Goodness. - Francis de Sales
Recipe For Happiness Khaborovsk Or Anyplace'One grand boulevard with treeswith one grand cafe in sunwith strong black coffee in very small cups.One not necessarily very beautifulman or woman who loves you.One fine day. - Lawrence Ferlinghetti
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
Between the great things we cannot do and the small things we will not do, the danger is that we shall do nothing.
'Tis beauty that doth oft make women proud; but, God He knows, thy share thereof is small. - William Shakespeare
There’s surprising relief and regeneration in finding ourselves within a moment of genuine grace, however small or temporary it may be. - Darrell Calkins
Love is easy early on...it's when feelings ebb and flow and the busyness of life creeps in that real love shines through in small conscious choices. - Steve Knox
First achieve small things and you will achieve great things ultimately... and no one will forget. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
In spite of illness, in spite even of the archenemy sorrow, one can remain alive long past the usual date of disintegration if one is unafraid of change, insatiable in intellectual curiosity, interested in big things, and happy in small ways. - Edith Wharton
I think the Internet is uniquely suited to this free market idea: that everyone on the Internet that exchanges the traffic back and forth, big or small, we all need each other. - Pete Ashdown
The trick is to teach yourself to read in small sips as well as long swallows. - Stephen King
I dreamt we walked together along the shore. We made satisfying small talk and laughed. This morning I found sand in my shoe and a seashell in my pocket. Was I only dreaming? - Maya Angelou
He stared at her. How is it that you’re cute, sexy as hell, and smarter than anyone I know?She gave him a small smile. It’s a gift. - Jill Shalvis
Small bait cast properly can catch big fish. - Matshona Dhliwayo
That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind. - Neil Armstrong
Abstaining from sex is a small fraction of the chastity process. Your intentions are just as important as the act of sex itself"The Ultimate Guide to Chastity - Sandra B. James
When you loved someone and had to let them go, there will always be that small part of yourself that whispers, "What was it that you wanted and why didn't you fight for it? - Shannon L. Alder
People who walk across dark bridges, past saints,with dim, small lights.Clouds which move across gray skiespast churcheswith towers darkened in the dusk.One who leans against granite railinggazing into the evening waters,His hands resting on old stones. - Franz Kafka
Yet such is oft the course of deeds that move the wheels of the world: small hands do them becuase they must, while the eyes of the great are elsewhere.
Living with small children is like having a bowling alley set up in your brain. - Martin Mull
In a flash I saw the truth; that my love for this spot is built up of numberless trivialities, of small memories all incommunicable, or ridiculous when communicated... - Quiller -Couch, Arthur Thomas
Strive to make small changes and learn something new daily, because there is always these experiences you have had to tap into for the future. - Roy T. Bennett
FREEBOOTER, n. A conqueror in a small way of business, whose annexations lack of the sanctifying merit of magnitude. - Ambrose Bierce
Big, sweeping life changes really boil down to small, everyday decisions. - Ali Vincent
Love is like being on a small boat in the middle of the sea with no compass and no one to rely on except each other. - Chloe Thurlow
Any transition serious enough to alter your definition of self will require not just small adjustments in your way of living and thinking but a full-on metamorphosis. - Martha Beck
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead
Seeds are proof that God sometimes packages miracles in small things. - Matshona Dhliwayo
He'd been let down so oftenHis brow was on the floorBut then they foundA small hole in the groundAnd let him down some more - David Thewlis
Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure the comfort. - Humphy Davy
A small world where people know each other, and still so deep, able to get lost. - Anthony Liccione
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones. - Confucius
We are here to change the world with small acts of thoughtfulness done daily rather than with one great breakthrough. - Rabbi Harold Kushner
We could have bought a small yacht with what we spent on our dog an dall the things he destroyed. Then again, how many yachts wait by the door all day for your return? - John Grogan
Small tyrants, threatened by big,sincerely believethey love liberty. - W.H. Auden
An act of violence, no matter how small, can never be justified if it can be avoided. - Kamand Kojouri
A small boat that sails the river is better than a large ship that sinks in the sea. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Man is not the owner of mind but only a user. The nature owns mind, man hires only a small portion of it that too for a brief period. - Thiruman Archunan
I am from small town but not with small dreams. - Prakhar Srivastav
The great masses of the people... will more easily fall victims to a great lie than to a small one. - Adolf Hitler
America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair. - Arnold Toynbee
Fresh clean sheets are one of life's small joys.
Don’t think too small about what God could do in your life—be prepared for God to do a big thing. - Stormie Omartian
Insurances are like very expensive flat rates, except that you have to live by their rules in hope to get back a small share of your money. - L.H.
The couch and I were what I would describe as frenemies. I loved to hate it. It was too small for my frame. I had tried to tell my wife that fact when we bought it off of Craigslist, but she assured me that it went perfectly with our room decor and it was a good deal. - Anna M. Aquino
No matter how big or small the service is, Always express your Thanks to the person who served you. - Mohith Agadi
Never accept anyone's definition for your life. I'm a testimony of grace. Do your small things in your own way - Kingsley ofosu-Ampong
Don’t conform. Don’t live in a small dirty pond when the ocean of life is lovingly inviting you. - Debasish Mridha
Today we must begin again. Step by small step, without any more protection than comes from our own bodies. - Eduardo Galeano
If you want to live big, then don't let the small things kill you. - Becos Mushenkye
One kernel is felt in a hogshead; one drop of water helps to swell the ocean; a spark of fire help to give light to the world. None are too small, too feeble, too poor to be of service. Think of this and act. - Hannah More
(i do not know what it is about you that closes and opens; only something in me understands the voice of your eyes is deeper than all roses) nobody, not even the rain, has such small hands - e e cummings
Think big: Universe is a village, a small place! When you think big, all will get smaller! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Believe me, You will surely see the light. even if you are in a darkest room though, It will go in through small holes in your room. - Chandra Bobby
My trust in you was like the small child’s; who, when thrown in the air, expects to be caught, but you dropped me down, and not a moan escaped my lips. - Faraaz Kazi
Love is like honey;sweet even in small quantities. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great.
Following Jesus isn’t something you can do at night where no one notices. It’s a twenty-four-hour-a-day commitment that will interfere with your life. That’s not the small print—that’s a guarantee. - Kyle Idleman
We just have to believe and excise our faith: The Lord answered, 'If you had faith even as small as a mustard seed, you could say to thi mulberry tree, 'May you be uprooted and thrown into the sea,' and it would obey you!(Luke 17:6, NLT). - Euginia Herlihy
There's only one person who needs a glass of water oftener than a small child tucked in for the night, and that's a writer sitting down to write. - Mignon McLaughlin
During the Samuel Johnson days they had big men enjoying small talk; today we have small men enjoying big talk. - Fred Allen
We started off trying to set up a small anarchist community, but people wouldn't obey the rules. - Alan Bennett
Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation. - Robert F. Kennedy
No reason for a feverish rush For we will all arrive in the same place At the right time. Justice will be served. There will be no better or worse, No big and small, no rewards, no punishment, No guilt, no judges, no hierarchies; Only silent equality. - Dejan Stojanovic
The dream is the small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul, which opens to that primeval cosmic night that was soul long before there was conscious ego and will be soul far beyond what a conscious ego could ever reach. - C.G. Jung
Love is dead, and the only thing remained is a small slice of respect. - Kambiz Shabankare
In those days spirits were brave, the stakes were high, men were real men, women were real women and small furry creatures from Alpha Centauri were real small furry creatures from Alpha Centauri. - Douglas Adams
Tranquillity hides in small spaces, and when found needs to be treasured, because you know it's a phantom that will slip away again. - Diane Ackerman
world is small to hate but very big to love - shivank sagar
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
Greatness is achieved, not only by doing great things, but also,by making the small things we dogreat. - S. Tarr
Do not let the endless succession of small things crowd great ideals out of sight and out of mind. - Charlotte M. Mason
I dream that one day I would be a published writer and people would read my books - if not, I would be living in the mountains in a small hut, near a pond where swans swim, writing a diary for myself. - Srinidhi.R
Small and fat and constantly facetious, straw- coloured and destitute of marks, he would have been practically indistinguishable hadn't his constant preference for light-grey clothes, for white hats, for very big cigars and very little stories, done what it could for his identity. - Henry James
All we must do is take small steps. Steps with the belief that someday, all those small steps will culminate into a giant leap, a fitting finale. - karan godara
What I’ve realized is that life doesn’t count for much unless you’re willing to do your small part to leave our children all of our children a better world. Any fool can have a child. That doesn’t make you a father. It’s the courage to raise a child that makes you a father. - Barack Obama
Lying in small doses makes a good storyteller great. - Bryan Way
With each day, each hour and every moment of life, no matter how small, I realize that I have found a way of bringing me straight to the one person that I would give everything for… to you. I am living in a dream, in a dream I don’t want to awake from. - Sawm Rad
It preoccupies me until it's time to leave. It seems such the right expression of grief. I am sad, so in whatever small way I can, I will tear myself apart. They've taken what's on the inside and made it visible. If I thought it wouldn't be inappropriate I'd do it myself. - Jael McHenry
In the end it is all about loving your family. For one the family can be as small as single person or as big as whole world. - Pratik Akkawar
Don't sweat the small stuff" doesn't work with parenting small children. They only work in small stuff. They aren't making company decisions. They are deciding whether to use a crayon on the wall. Bill Klein - The Little Couple
The world is getting too small for both an Us and a Them. Us and Them have become codependent, intertwined, fixed to one another. We have no separate fates, but are bound together in one. And our fear of one another is the only thing capable of our undoing. - Sam Killermann
If a lion turned every time small dogs barked at it, it would be the laughing stock of the jungle. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Let us not take it for granted that life exists more in what is commonly thought big than in what is commonly thought small. - Virginia Woolf
It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small. - Neil Armstrong
Small Moth...She's slicing ripe white peachesinto the Tony the Tiger bowland dropping slivers for the dogpoised vibrating by her foot to stop their fallwhen she spots it, camouflaged,a glimmer and then full on-happiness, plashing blunt soft wingsinside her as if it wantsto escape again. - Sarah Lindsay
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtfully committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead
She was poetry written in pen, scribbled and scrawled again and again. Ink splattered across the page. And within those scratched words, those small, sharp incisions, an image can be seen and you're left to wonder what, in the end, this all could mean. - Hubert Martin
Not everything that's small is insignificant. - Adra
Her suspicion brings me a small sense of gratification. She thinks I'm lying about something. Now we're even.Lake - Colleen Hoover
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake. - Victor Hugo
I give you a small serenity. - Robin McKinley
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs. - Henry Ford
PIGMY, n. One of a tribe of very small men found by ancient travelers in many parts of the world, but by modern in Central Africa only. The Pigmies are so called to distinguish them from the bulkier Caucasians -- who are Hogmies. - Ambrose Bierce
Accomplish your tasks by one step at each time. Don't cut your coat according to your elder brother's size. Dream big, but start small; do what you can do at a time. - Israelmore Ayivor
I can say that what you know is just a nothing or let's say thats some kind a small of peace of paper. I also know like you... or probably little more but it's nothing compared to everything. - Deyth Banger
We lust after the material things in life, then in a blink of an eye; the life which was once given is taken; is there a point in stressing over the small stuff. - Epiphana Lewis
If we can cease envisaging ourselves as metaphorical foetuses, and substitute the image of a newborn child, then that will be at least a small intellectual advance. In time, perhaps, we may even learn to toddle. - Salman Rushdie
Since I am I, I must make an act of self-surrender, however small or however easy, in living to God rather than to my self. - C.S. Lewis
Small fruit is better than big words. - Jerry L. Lewis
No achievement is too small if it leads to another. - Kevin J. Donaldson
We are all connected; our thoughts affect the whole universe. Every small thought of peace will make the world a little more peaceful. - Debasish Mridha
There is a night school where you shall meet great teachers: The sky! When the night falls, the shining stars in the school will teach you how small you are and how comical to own an ego! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A man’s greatness is neither determined by having great dreams nor by his determination to realize them; but by his contribution - however small may be - to the progression of the humanity, without forgetting other creatures as well! - Mehmet Murat ildan
University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small. - Henry Kissinger
But words are things; and a small drop of ink, Falling, like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think. - Lord Byron
Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into a even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill- designed for the purpose.
I am not sure that you can be taught how to love. In many ways it is innate - just watch and see what small child effortlessly does. But you can be reminded of it and invited to it and reminded of it. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
If you can't do great things, do small things in a great way. - Napoleon Hill
In 1969 I published a small book on Humility. It was a pioneering work which has not, to my knowledge, been superceded. - Frank Pakenham
Scatter the names of all those who have ever lived over the surface of the knowable cosmos, and it would remain, for all purposes, as unnamed as it was before the small, anomalous flicker of human life appeared on this small, wildly atypical planet. - Marilynne Robinson
We can do no great things; only small things with great love. - Mother Teresa
She knows there are traps everywhere that can make her cry, she knows the way she dies a little every time someone asks her for change and she doesn't give it to them means that she's too soft for this world or perhaps just for this city, she feels so small here. - Emily St. John Mandel
There lives a man, who is too small for his own brain." ‪#‎iampm‬ - Pankaj Mishra (#iampm)
May your home always be too small to hold all of your friends.
I have long held that there are two fundamental views of children: That they are pets who can talk, or that they are small people who do not yet know very much. The wrong one is winning. - David Friedman
If your desires are not great, a little will seem much to you; for small appetite makes poverty equivalent to wealth. - Democritus
O God, thy sea is so great and my boat is so small. - Old Breton fisherman s prayer
Genius is of small use to a woman who does not know how to do her hair. - Edith Wharton
What are you grateful for? Get in the habit of being grateful, even for a small thing. It opens up your energy for positivity and blessings to flow to you. - Eileen Anglin
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 Lord likes small things best, especially those done with love. - Mother Teresa
When a woman reads a romance novel, she is putting her own pleasure first. That small act of rebellion is perceived as a threat to the status quo. It’s also why this eternally popular and profitable genre has been scorned, ridiculed and dismissed. - Maya Rodale
If the person you are talking to doesn't appear to be listening, be patient. It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.
PICKANINNY, n. The young of the _Procyanthropos_, or _Americanus dominans_. It is small, black and charged with political fatalities. - Ambrose Bierce
Better hold the hand for coin, though small, Than lose, for one half a dang, it all. - Saadi
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
I have found that it is the small everyday deed of ordinary folks that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love." ~ Gandalf (J. R. R. Tolkein ~ The Hobbit) - J.R.R. Tolkien
While my body might say, "I'm small and vulnerable," my hair warns, "DON'T MESS WITH ME. - Lindsey Stirling
I was completely astonished by the beauty of nature. Our eyes see just a small fraction of the light in the world. It is a trick to make a colored world, which does not exist outside of human beings. - Albert Hofmann
A person's a person, no matter how small. - Dr. Seuss
Think big or die small!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - Stephen Richards
The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance - and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning. - Oprah Winfrey
Cakes are healthy too, you just eat a small slice. - Mary Berry
Great acts are made up of small deeds. - Lao Tzu
The earth makes a sound as of sighs and the last drops fall from the emptied cloudless sky. A small boy, stretching out his hands and looking up at the blue sky, asked his mother how such a thing was possible. Fuck off, she said. - Samuel Beckett
Nor is it always in the most distinguished achievements that men's virtues or vices may be best discovered: but very often an action of small note, a short saying, or a jest, shall distinguish a person's real character more than the greatest sieges, or the most important battle. - Plutarch
When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package. - John Ruskin
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it. - Thomas Jefferson
I write small poems— the kind that fit on a postcard… and still can break your heart - John Geddes
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
The small wisdom is like water in a glass:clear, transparent, pure.The great wisdom is like the water in the sea:dark, mysterious, impenetrable. - Rabindranath Tagore
The superior man cannot be known in little matters, but he may be entrusted with great concerns. The small man may not be entrusted with great concerns, but he may be known in little matters. - Confucius
When we stop noticing small things, we are no longer truly alive. - Neel Burton
So we went to bed, assaulted by sleep that fumed at us from medicine glasses, or was wielded from small sweet-coated tablets -- dainty bricks of dream wrapped in the silk stockings of oblivion. - Janet Frame
Present your product and service simple and direct. Eliminate senseless small talk that takes up valuable time. - Timi Nadela
Be faithful in small things because it is in them your strength lies. - Mother Teresa
Love is like going fishing, you never know what size fish will be taken out of the water, but big or small you will be the one deciding to either kill it or keep it close to you under good care and nature it. But firstly you have to take the courage to go fishing. - Marcus L. Lukusa
Honesty must sometimes be taken in small measure, like a bitter medicine. - Jan Cox Speas
The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf. - Bertrand Russell
Understand clearly that when a great need appears a great use appears also; when there is a small need there is small use; it is obvious, then, that full use is made of all things at all times according to the necessity thereof.
Small caterpillars still become big butterflies. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters - Albert Einstein
A radical shift in attitude happens in small steps. It’s a transformation. A butterfly does a lot of walking and eating and growing before it finally forms a chrysalis and emerges with wings. It’s not an instant transformation. - Rohvannyn Shaw
How small a thought it takes to fill a life. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
CURSE, v.t. Energetically to belabor with a verbal slap-stick. This is an operation which in literature, particularly in the drama, is commonly fatal to the victim. Nevertheless, the liability to a cursing is a risk that cuts but a small figure in fixing the rates of life insurance. - Ambrose Bierce
No question, no problem, no concern, is too big or too small for God to handle! - Elizabeth George
Throughout history, only a small number of people have done the serious thinking for everybody. - John Brockman
This is my life now. Absurd, but unpredictable. Not absurd because unpredictable but unpredictable because absurd. If I have lost the meaning of my life, I might still find small treasured things among the spilled and pilfered trash. - Joyce Carol Oates
I may be small, but I've got friends that make me ten feet tall. - Mickey Mouse
If we could eliminate the concept of town and return to live in small villages, all world problems were solved. - Rossana Condoleo
When I die cremate me so I can finally fit into something small. - Xondra Day
Whether you dream big or dream small, chances are your dream will come true if you believe in it and really work hard on it. - Nabil N. Jamal
It's all a matter of paying attention, being awake in the present moment, and not expecting a huge payoff. The magic in this world seems to work in whispers and small kindnesses. - Charles de Lint
Look yourself in the eyes in a mirror each day. You can ignore the small voice still inside you, but your reflection will always have something to say. - Ryan Lilly
It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part. - Voltaire
I admit that reason is a small and feeble flame, a flickering torch by stumblers carried in the star-less night, -- blown and flared by passion's storm, -- and yet, it is the only light. Extinguish that, and nought remains. - Robert G. Ingersoll
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble. - Helen Keller
I remember my father, who had served in Vietnam, once talking to me about how real courage is when you're scared out of your mind but you do what you have to do anyway. I didn't feel very courageous at the moment. I felt like a small mouse in the mouth of a lion. - Anna M. Aquino
At each small success we should not become our own heroes in our minds - Dr. V. V. Rao
Many evolutionists today... continually promote the idea that 'Big Change = Small Change x Millions of Years'. This is logical fallacy... It is akin to saying "because a cow can jump over a fence, it it only a matter of time and practice for it to jump over the moon. - Dr. Donald Batten
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is wasted. - Aesop
Tell the story as if it were only of interest to the small circle of your characters, of which you may be one. There is no other way to put life into the story. - Horacio Quiroga
Helena had been standing by her window looking out to sea, breathing in the fresh air and admiring the picturesque scene of a small ship sailing into the harbor.She had not been able to think of anything other than Mikolas for days."From LONGING the 3rd chapter of TRUE LOVE - Destin Bays
War has become a luxury that only small nations can afford. - Hannah Arendt
The world is now too small for anything but brotherhood.
Life can only be filled with joys as we make our egos small enough to accept the fact that joy comes to those in whom there is only room for it to spill over. - S. Emmanuel Epps
But words are things, and a small drop of ink,Falling, like dew, upon a thought producesThat which makes thousands, perhaps millions think. - George Gordon Byron
If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room. - Anita Roddick
While the gentleman cherishes benign rule, the small man cherishes his native land. While the gentleman cherishes a respect for the law, the small man cherishes generous treatment. - Confucius
I'm convinced there's a small room in the attic of the Foreign Office where future diplomats are taught to stammer. - Peter Ustinov
A democracy is two wolves and a small lamb voting on what to have for dinner. Freedom under a constitutional republic is a well armed lamb contesting the vote. - Benjamin Franklin
I have gotten a lot more attention than...other women that I find incredibly beautiful. And this has happened to me ever since I was a girl, when I was flat, had no teeth, was skinny and small as I could be. I always got more attention than anyone else. If I hadn't, I would have made sure I did. - Salma Hayek
Making oneself large involves intentionally making oneself small. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams. - Ashley Smith
Where do we record the passing of wildlife? Who mourns the silent deaths of the small? - O.R. Melling
To reprove small faults within due vehemence, is as absurd as if a man should take a great hammer to kill a fly on his friend's forehead.
There are no wise few. Every aristocracy that has ever existed has behaved, in all essential points, exactly like a small mob. - G. K. Chesterton
Great things are done by a seris of small things brought together. - Vincent Van Gogh
The curly red lines across the African deserts had the fascination of a magnet, and I hoped fervently that the pioneers who were writing their names over the blank spaces, would leave just one small desert for me. - Rosita Forbes
I’m 30, it’s Christmas, and I’m a writer without a job. I sit hereengulfed in a furious fit of frustration. My future unknown. Mynuts so small you could fit them in a gnat’s navel and have roomleft over for my brain. - Josh Mitchell
A lot depends on the small things - Pastor Adelaja Sunday
Find the small goals within your large goals, and work on them. - Kevin J. Donaldson
Later, he would ask later who Attila was. Now he only wanted Belial's kiss. His heat. His passion. A quick gallop. Frenzied eternity. Insanity multiplied. A perfect, mind-numbing, bone-shattering small death. He wanted it all. Now. Now. Now. - Ciaran O. Dwynvil
Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones. - Phillips Brooks
Nothing is too small to know, and nothing is too big to attempt. - William Van Horne
To see the earth as it truly is, small and blue and beautiful in that eternal silence where it floats, is to see ourselves as riders on the earth together, brothers on that bright loveliness in the eternal cold. - Archibald MacLeish
Normally, in anything I do, I'm fairly miserable. I do it, and I get grumpy because there is a huge, vast gulf, this aching disparity, between the platonic ideal of the project that was living in my head, and the small, sad, wizened, shaking, squeaking thing that I actually produce. - Neil Gaiman
Today, find a point of stillness: brief, but precious slight, but full small, but luminously real. Find a point stillness in the balance of all things between the breathing out and breathing in. - Na'ama Yehuda
Statistically, the probability of any one of us being here is so small that the mere fact of our existence should keep us all in a state of contented dazzlement. - Lewis Thomas
We're all innately creative; I'm not bringing anything magical to it. Ninety percent of inventing is putting in the hours and just trying. You don't need to make a big leap—you - need to take a thousand small steps. - James Jorash
Proverbs are in the world of thought what gold coin is in the world of business - great value in small compass, and equally current among all people. Sometimes the proverb may be false, the coin counterfeit, but in both cases the false proves the value of the true.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. - Mark Twain
When a small group of people come together to relive the Salem witch hunts, God cries. For if anything is sorrowful to God, it is evil done in his name. When you find out you were not given the truth, how will you live with yourself? - Shannon L. Alder
There is no small act of kindness.Every compassionate act makes large the world. - Mary Anne Radmacher
That small difference made all the difference. - Johnny Rich
And thou shalt smite thine enemy even unto the wall, gnashing thy teeth, and he shall grow small in thy mirrors.
Small Acts of Kindness are Priceless - M.G. Wells
The truth is that as you are building your small business, still that small business needs to experience some form of increase and growth - Sunday Adelaja
Small changes in thought can bring massive changes in life. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito! - Wolfgang Reiber
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
Don't let the opinions of the small minded devour you. - Cliff Hannold
Loud actions, small people, loud voice, small mouths, loud world, small minds. - Mussadiq Abdul Rahim
Don't feel so small and condemn yourself. You are the universe, so love and compliment yourself. - Debasish Mridha
[I]t kind of terrified me to imagine myself spending the rest of my life tinkering on the margins of the small arguments. - Lawrence Lessig
Great achievements are nothing more than a collection of small accomplishments. - Justin Young
LOVE grows within the soul and when you are filled with this divine source you will shine like a STAR* you will radiate with the profound love within. Like a river you will gather all small rivers and make them reach their ultimate goal (SEA). HER heart only knows to LOVE. Love and LOVE. - Angie karan
Small streams of hatred can quickly lead to unstoppable, horrific things, so [people] should stand up to any type of persecution or discrimination, whether bullying or malicious gossip. - Susan Pollack
She knew all the indices to the idle lonely, never bought a small tube of toothpaste, never dropped a magazine in her shopping card. - Joan Didion
World, they have taken the small children like butterflies and thrown them, beating their wings, into the fire-- - Nelly Sachs
The small amount of foolery wise men have makes a great show. - William Shakespeare
Old friends become bitter enemies on a sudden for toys and small offenses. - Robert Burton
One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats. - Iris Murdoch
Resolve then, that on this very ground, with small flags waving and tinny blast on tiny trumpets, we shall meet the enemy, and not only may he be ours, he may be us. - Walt Kelly
Courage is an accumulation of small steps. - George Konrad
Every man is sensitive. Some cover it up with brutality, others with cowardice and vanity, but a small few wear it bravely like armor - Solange nicole
Be contented as what you are even if it is big or small, great or not, 'cause it's still a blessings. - Jillbert Sumbidan
Courage is winning small battles with great honor. - Nathan S. Colestock
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
I do not want to die. . . until I have faithfully made the most of my talent and cultivated the seed that was placed in me until the last small twig has grown. - Kathe Kollwitz
I always tell my students, about the biggest baddest things in life you must try to write small and light, save the big writing for the unexpected tiny thing that always makes or breaks a story. - Pam Houston
I am not sure that you can be taught how to love. In many ways it is innate - just watch and see what small child effortlessly does. But you can be invited to it and reminded of it. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
I guarantee it will change your life, but only because everything does, however small. - Johnny Rich
The best portion of your life will be the small, nameless moments you spend smiling with those who matter to you most. - Auliq Ice
There's nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team. - Jason Fried
For in the final analysis, our most basic common link, is that we all inhabit this small planet, we all breathe the same air, we all cherish our children's futures, and we are all mortal. - John F. Kennedy
Small truths have greater power than big lies. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It’s misleading or deceptive in a way that such skills are learned like any other simple practice, sincere investment over time. Yes, like small steps, one at a time, to cross the bridge. Just a single step today. - Darrell Calkins
Writing a novel is like going a great distance to take a small shit. - Harlan Ellison
One morning she happened upon a bit of cloth decorated with pictures of little red squirrels carrying small, brown,nutsacks,and she nearly fainted away. - Cynthia Rylant
Develop the winning edge; small differences in your performance can lead to large differences in your results. - Brian Tracy
Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance. - Bible
Small differences in a system of great power can have enormous consequences. [Source: Al Jazeera 'Upfront' interview] - Noam Chomsky
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs. - Zig Ziglar
There are many people who can do big things, but there are very few people who will do the small things. - Mother Teresa
A good novel begins with a small question and ends with a bigger one. - Paula Fox
You may have a small body,but great strength.You may have an ordinary mind,but great wisdom.You may have a wounded heart,but great courage.You may have a weary soul,but great love. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Beauty is an asset, just like physical prowess, charisma, brains or emotional intelligence. The key with any gift is in the way that you use it. It doesn't define you as a person. Rather, it's an asset to be used judiciously and with an understanding of how it is just a small part of who you are. - Dale Archer
ENTHUSIASM, n. A distemper of youth, curable by small doses of repentance in connection with outward applications of experience. Byron, who recovered long enough to call it "entuzy-muzy," had a relapse, which carried him off -- to Missolonghi. - Ambrose Bierce
Like a child standing in a beautiful park with his eyes shut tight, there's no need to imagine trees, flowers, deer, birds, and sky; we merely need to open our eyes and realize what is already here, who we already are - as soon as we stop pretending we're small or unholy. - Bo Lozoff
Though the space in hell is small, it can accommodate countless souls. When hell is full, those souls who’ve spent a millennium are evolved to burning flames. That’s how the fire of hell is preserved. - Prof PP Healings
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises. - Demosthenes
The world is too dangerous for anything but truth and too small for anything but love.
Advice, like medicine, should be given in small does; that a little is good doesn't mean more will be better.
Every small positive change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future. - Alice Walker
A small temptation can stop a great glory and turn great joy into a great sorrow - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Stop feeling powerless and small when you are adorned with power of love. - Debasish Mridha
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