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To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can himself attain greatness.
Edgar Allan Poe
Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
The biggest human temptation is to settle for too little.
I do not like broccoli. And I haven't liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I'm President of the United States and I'm not going to eat any more broccoli.
George H. W. Bush
There is nothing I fear more than waking up without a program that will help me bring a little happiness to those with no resources, those who are poor, illiterate, and ridden with terminal disease.
I actually thought that it would be a little confusing during the same period of your life to be in one meeting when you're trying to make money, and then go to another meeting where you're giving it away. I mean is it gonna erode your ability, you know, to make money? Are you gonna somehow get confused about what you're trying to do?
I think Little League is wonderful. It keeps the kids out of the house.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
He who steals a little steals with the same wish as he who steals much, but with less power.
The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another's little lapses.
There are no big problems, there are just a lot of little problems.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
I have found little that is 'good' about human beings on the whole. In my experience most of them are trash, no matter whether they publicly subscribe to this or that ethical doctrine or to none at all. That is something that you cannot say aloud, or perhaps even think.
I've got mad energy for days. That's what people can't get their minds around. They say, 'Oh, he's going to crash.' They try to apply all these common terms to a guy who is not common. I don't fit into their little box.
If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time.
The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That's one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living.
To suffer the penalty of too much haste, which is too little speed.
When I have an idea, I turn down the flame, as if it were a little alcohol stove, as low as it will go. Then it explodes and that is my idea.
The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.
It is a bit embarrassing to have been concerned with the human problem all one's life and find at the end that one has no more to offer by way of advice than 'try to be a little kinder.'
We don't pay taxes. Only the little people pay taxes.
We worship an awesome God in the Blue States, and we don't like federal agents poking around our libraries in the Red States. We coach Little League in the Blue States and have gay friends in the Red States.
The desktop computer industry is dead. Innovation has virtually ceased. Microsoft dominates with very little innovation. That's over. Apple lost. The desktop market has entered the dark ages, and it's going to be in the dark ages for the next 10 years, or certainly for the rest of this decade.
An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.
Who in their infinite wisdom decreed that Little League uniforms be white? Certainly not a mother.
I wish I could play little league now. I'd be way better than before.
I'd rather have a lot of talent and a little experience than a lot of experience and a little talent.
Some people think that the truth can be hidden with a little cover-up and decoration. But as time goes by, what is true is revealed, and what is fake fades away.
I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me, And what can be the use of him is more than I can see.
Robert Louis Stevenson
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