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Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one.
We do not hate as long as we still attach a lesser value, but only when we attach an equal or a greater value.
As the builders say, the larger stones do not lie well without the lesser.
As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words, so lesser minds have a talent of talking much, and saying nothing.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.
Every normal person, in fact, is only normal on the average. His ego approximates to that of the psychotic in some part or other and to a greater or lesser extent.
Study strategy over the years and achieve the spirit of the warrior. Today is victory over yourself of yesterday; tomorrow is your victory over lesser men.
War is evil, but it is often the lesser evil.
Today, India consumes about 682 watts per capita, far lesser than developed nations. As India develops, it will definitely require a lot more energy.
It may be necessary temporarily to accept a lesser evil, but one must never label a necessary evil as good.
We of Africa protest that, in this day and age, we should continue to be treated as lesser human beings than other races.
It is a fine thing to establish one's own religion in one's heart, not to be dependent on tradition and second-hand ideals. Life will seem to you, later, not a lesser, but a greater thing.
David Herbert Lawrence
Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.
Successful people recognize crisis as a time for change - from lesser to greater, smaller to bigger.
Edwin Louis Cole
Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it.
A lesser complaint: hair extensions. There are moments on 'All My Children' when half the women actors, young and old, seem to be afflicted by android Barbie creep. All those thick swatches of lifeless strands clustering lankly round ladies' necks! Like orange tanning spray, this is a fashion fad that should be put out of its misery.
I don't care what consequence it brings, I have been a fool for lesser things.
I'm just deeply disappointed that once again we may have to settle for the lesser of two evils.
The basis of drama is... the struggle of the hero towards a specific goal at the end of which he realises that what kept him from it was, in the lesser drama, civilisation and, in the great drama, the discovery of something that he did not set out to discover but which can be seen retrospectively as inevitable.
Obama considers himself above deal-making and back-slapping, political necessities he often delegates to Vice President Joe Biden and other lesser sorts.
I do think girls in their twenties accept certain kinds of lesser treatment than they would at other times in their lives.
A great many things which in times of lesser knowledge we imagined to be superstitious or useless, prove today on examination to have been of immense value to mankind.
There is still the feeling that women's writing is a lesser class of writing, that what goes on in the nursery or the bedroom is not as important as what goes on in the battlefield, that what women know about is a less category of knowledge.
Sure, sometimes guys pass you up in salary, and maybe it's a lesser player, but it's all based on what a team has as far as value in that person.
When we label anyone 'bad', we will have more trouble dealing with him than if we could have settled for a lesser label.
We may not commit a lesser Sin under pretence to avoid a greater, but we may, nay we ought to endure the greatest Pain and Grief rather than commit the least Sin.
The ears of men are lesser agents of belief than their eyes.
A great writer creates a world of his own and his readers are proud to live in it. A lesser writer may entice them in for a moment, but soon he will watch them filing out.
There is no sexuality that is greater or lesser than another.
Is education possibly a process of trading awareness for things of lesser worth? The goose who trades his is soon a pile of feathers.
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