Quotation Explorer - 'Unimportant'

It's quite conceivable that [life] will eventually spread through thegalaxy and beyond. So life may not forever be an unimportant tracecontaminant of the universe, even though it now is. In fact,I find it a rather appealing view. - Astronomer Royal Sir Martin Rees
I'm sorry for my inability to let unimportant things go, for my inability to hold on to the important things. - Jonathan Safran Foer
Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The thing to avoid is being a bore to oneself. - Gerald Brenan
Take patiently the petty annoyances, the trifling discomforts, the unimportant losses which come upon all of us daily; for by means of these little matters, lovingly and freely accepted, you will give Him your whole heart, and win His. - Francis de Sales
Don't reserve your best behavior for special occasions. You can't have two sets of manners, two social codes - one for those you admire and want to impress, another for those whom you consider unimportant. You must be the same to all people. - Lillian Eichler Watson
In a true zero-defects approach, there are no unimportant items.
If a person commit a crime against you, have not the right to forgive him; but the law must punish him in order to prevent a repetition of that same crime by others, as the pain of the individual is unimportant beside the general welfare of the people.
There is no such thing in anyone's life as an unimportant day.
History An account mostly false, of events unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools. - Ambrose Bierce
So long as you are going in the right direction then the speed of your travel is unimportant. - Stephen Richards
Never tell an unnecessary lie; the truth has great authority. The cleverest murders have been caught, not because they told the one essential lie, but because they continued to lie about unimportant detail when the truth could have done them no harm. - P.D. James
The trouble was, love was such a strong emotion. It made everything else unimportant. It grabbed you and imprisoned you in the moment."Deathsworn Arc 4: The Temple of the Mad God - Martyn Stanley
Sex is one of the nine reasons for reincarnation. The other eight are unimportant - Henry Miller
[We need reforms] to make the Negro church a place where colored men and women of education and energy can work for the best things regardless of their belief or disbelief in unimportant dogmas and ancient and outworn creeds. - W.E.B. Du Bois
Forgiveness means it finally becomes unimportant that you hit back. - Anne Lamott
A creative thought at first sight seems ridiculous and unimportant, an increase in those who cherish it reassures that hiding your creativity hides you for the rest of your life. - Michael Bassey Johnson
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
People who cannot distinguish between good and bad language, or who regard the distinction as unimportant, are unlikely to think carefully about anything else. - B.R. Myers
Whatever you do, foolish or wise, important or unimportant, do with love and enthusiasm. - Debasish Mridha
Do good deeds and serve people, because nobody is too unimportant not to be served by you. - Sunday Adelaja
History, n. An account mostly false, of events unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools. - Ambrose Bierce
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself. - Charlie Chaplin
But then comes a time when forgetting isn't possible. And I do mean a particular time when no amount of dreaming, not then and maybe not ever, can change how naked and unimportant we become in our own eyes. - Stig Dagerman
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