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Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you, but it is most important that you do it.
The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who came from God, that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom.
Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.
There is nothing insignificant in the world. It all depends on the point of view.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That is why it satisfies nobody.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe from reprisals. And have no hope of rising in their own self esteem but by lowering their neighbors.
When many astronauts go to space, they see the insignificant size of the earth and vastness of space, and they become very religious, because they have seen the Signs of Allah.
My country has contrived for me the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived.
The development of civilization and industry in general has always shown itself so active in the destruction of forests that everything that has been done for their conservation and production is completely insignificant in comparison.
We have a tendency to condemn people who are different from us, to define their sins as paramount and our own sinfulness as being insignificant.
This is an important book, the critic assumes, because it deals with war. This is an insignificant book because it deals with the feelings of women in a drawing-room.
Life is a series of steps. Things are done gradually. Once in a while there is a giant step, but most of the time we are taking small, seemingly insignificant steps on the stairway of life.
To venture upon an undertaking of any kind, even the most insignificant, is to sacrifice to envy.
Emile M. Cioran
Wars spring from unseen and generally insignificant causes, the first outbreak being often but an explosion of anger.
There is hardly any one so insignificant that he does not seem imposing to some one at some time.
Charles Horton Cooley
It's like you have a child and you think, 'Everything that I've done up until this point is insignificant in comparison to being a father.' It's a beautiful, beautiful thing.
On a cosmic scale, our life is insignificant, yet this brief period when we appear in the world is the time in which all meaningful questions arise.
Productivity is a relative matter. And it's really insignificant: What is ultimately important is a writer's strongest books.
Joyce Carol Oates
Now here's what I'm saying: I've always believed that every other month we hear about compromisation of bank records, I think that's the CIA and the FBI. Now let me tell you why I'm saying this. I don't believe no insignificant pip-squeak is going to be able to pull this off month after month and we can't find out what's going on.
What characterizes a member of a minority group is that he is forced to see himself as both exceptional and insignificant, marvelous and awful, good and evil.
You'll come to learn a great deal if you study the Insignificant in depth.
Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it.
I was quite able at the insignificant work I did in MI6, but absolutely dysfunctional in my domestic life. I had no experience of fatherhood. I had no example of marital bliss or the family unit.
John le Carre
I'm much more interested in what an actor has to say about something substantial and important than who they're dating or what clothes they're wearing or some other asinine, insignificant aspect of their life.
So it is in poetry. All we ask is that the mood recorded shall impress us as having been of the kind that exhausts the imaginative capacity; if it fails to do this the failure will announce itself either in prose or in insignificant verse.
The world is shrinking as we see more and more of it in the media, and the more we see of the world, the smaller we are, the more aware we are of how insignificant any one of us is.
Am I foolish and insignificant or am I great? I gave all the individuals in the world cause to kneel down in front of me.
Sun Myung Moon
Baseball is only a game, a game of inches and a lot of luck. During a time of all-out war, sports are very insignificant.
People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.
Nothing is insignificant in the history of a young community, and - above all - nothing seems impossible.
Catherine Helen Spence
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