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Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still?
J. Paul Getty
Our incomes should be like our shoes; if too small, they will gall and pinch us; but if too large, they will cause us to stumble and to trip.
Charles Caleb Colton
Public behavior is merely private character writ large.
Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the taxation of labor.
A very large majority of the U.S. population is in favor of establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba and has been for a long time with some fluctuations. And even part of the business world is in favor of it, too. But the government won't allow it.
If you love large, you've got to hurt large. If you've got a lot of light, you've probably got an equal amount of darkness.
A large majority of Americans believe that the U.N., not the U.S., should take the lead in working with Iraqis to transfer authentic sovereignty as well as in economic reconstruction and maintaining civic order.
Nothing is so dangerous for our security as large groups of desperate people.
The great apologist has to have lived large and wild. If he's going to kiss the world's boo-boos and make up, he'd better plant some bruises first. A master apologizer has to be a Lord Byron, a Rick in Casablanca, a Lee Atwater, anyway.
P. J. O'Rourke
Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's private lives, than the failings and faults of individuals are in infecting the city at large.
I usually write in my kitchen, which is a large, octagonal room that looks into woods - three big windows look out into the trees.
The mind of the scholar, if he would leave it large and liberal, should come in contact with other minds.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If a man's fortune does not fit him, it is like the shoe in the story; if too large it trips him up, if too small it pinches him.
Opera happens because a large number of things amazingly fail to go wrong.
Genius goes around the world in its youth incessantly apologizing for having large feet. What wonder that later in life it should be inclined to raise those feet too swiftly to fools and bores.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
If I say that I am more interested in preventing the slaughter of large whales than I am in improving housing conditions for people, I am likely to shock some of my friends.
Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody.
Now if you know what makes one person's life change, then you know what makes a nation change - because a nation is simply a large group of individuals.
There are certainly not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there are pretty women to deserve them.
A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small, to pinch the feet. So it is with those whose fortune does not suit them.
We must confront the privileged elite who have destroyed a large part of the world.
I have this fear of falling in front of large groups of people. That's why I tend not to wear heels.
Anything large enough for a wish to light upon, is large enough to hang a prayer upon.
I don't believe in the war god of the Israelites. He's a bogeyman. Jesus preached the golden rule, by and large.
Not far from our house, and opposite the old church with the golden cross, stood a large building, even larger than the church, and having many towers.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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