Quotation Explorer - 'Trifle'

Fear is the strong passion; it is with fear that you must trifle, if you wish to taste the intensest joys of living. - Robert Louis Stevenson
I take it, though,...given the utter lack of change in your demeanor and nearly radiating I-just-slaughtered-a -bunch-of-infant-forest-animals guilt coming from your general direction...the exchange with your female friend went something a trifle short of fantastic. - Anihyr Moonstar
A poet dares be just so clear and no clearer... He unzips the veil from beauty, but does not remove it. A poet utterly clear is a trifle glaring. - E.B. White
If Christ has died for me, I cannot trifle with the evil that killed my best Friend. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Just a friendly warning: the forces of spiritual darness are nothing to trifle with. Vampires do exist, no matter what the so-called scientific minds might say, and they ARE dangerous! - C.C. Brown
Life is meaning less when you realized that you are about to die. Till then, everything negative however trifle they may be, depress you. - Ankur Basu Roy
Every little trifle, for some reason, does seem incalculably important today, and when you say of a thing that 'nothing hangs on it,' it sounds like blasphemy. There's never any knowing - (how am I to put it?) - which of our actions, which of our idlenesses won't have things hanging on it for ever. - E.M. Forster
Trifles go to make perfection,And perfection is no trifle. - Michelangelo Buonarroti
Curiosity in children, is but an appetite for knowledge. One great reason why children abandon themselves wholly to silly pursuits and trifle away their time insipidly is, because they find their curiosity balked, and their inquiries neglected. - John Locke
Deceivers are the most dangerous members of society. They trifle with the best affections of our nature, and violate the most sacred obligations. - George Crabbe
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