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Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good.
Science has not yet mastered prophecy. We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next 10.
Girls have got balls. They're just a little higher up that's all.
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling too much on any particular occasion.
A cloudy day or a little sunshine have as great an influence on many constitutions as the most recent blessings or misfortunes.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
If education is always to be conceived along the same antiquated lines of a mere transmission of knowledge, there is little to be hoped from it in the bettering of man's future. For what is the use of transmitting knowledge if the individual's total development lags behind?
A sound mind in a sound body, is a short, but full description of a happy state in this World: he that has these two, has little more to wish for; and he that wants either of them, will be little the better for anything else.
Oh the nerves, the nerves; the mysteries of this machine called man! Oh the little that unhinges it, poor creatures that we are!
I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older.
Michel de Montaigne
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
The fear really hits you. That's what you feel first. And then it's the anger and frustration. Part of the problem is how little we understand about the ultimate betrayal of the body when it rebels against itself.
I owe it all to little chocolate donuts.
You're only given one little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces, and which most men throw away.
Charles Caleb Colton
Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.
When you are older you will understand how precious little things, seemingly of no value in themselves, can be loved and prized above all price when they convey the love and thoughtfulness of a good heart.
A woman's flattery may inflate a man's head a little; but her criticism goes straight to his heart, and contracts it so that it can never again hold quite as much love for her.
It is humiliating to remain with our hands folded while others write history. It matters little who wins. To make a people great it is necessary to send them to battle even if you have to kick them in the pants. That is what I shall do.
I sometimes wish that people would put a little more emphasis upon the observance of the law than they do upon its enforcement.
What is life? A madness. What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a story. And the greatest good is little enough; for all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams.
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other.
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the price will fall.
If you have a secret, people will sit a little bit closer.
Now I'm an old Christmas tree, the roots of which have died. They just come along and while the little needles fall off me replace them with medallions.
The creations of a great writer are little more than the moods and passions of his own heart, given surnames and Christian names, and sent to walk the earth.
William Butler Yeats
What is fame? The advantage of being known by people of whom you yourself know nothing, and for whom you care as little.
He who closes his ears to the views of others shows little confidence in the integrity of his own views.
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