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I get so tired listening to one million dollars here, one million dollars there, it's so petty.
My life is full of drama, and I don't have time to worry about something as petty as what I look like.
If there is one realm in which it is essential to be sublime, it is in wickedness. You spit on a petty thief, but you can't deny a kind of respect for the great criminal.
The topic of trust is an important factor in all matters of the heart - and here's why. Men lie to women. Women lie to men. And most people agree that some lying is even necessary - to avoid petty squabbles and to grease the wheels of a relationship.
We're often ashamed of asking for so much help because it seems selfish or petty or narcissistic, but I think, if there's a God - and I believe there is - that God is there to help. That's what God's job is.
Whether the gentleman is capable or not, he is loved all the same; conversely the petty man is loathed all the same.
A family on the throne is an interesting idea. It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life.
There are successful scholars, public-spirited scholars, upright scholars, cautious scholars, and those who are merely petty men.
We're not going to pay attention to the silliness and the petty comments. And quite frankly, women have joined me in this effort, and so it's not about appearances. It's about effectiveness.
Don't be afraid of failure; be afraid of petty success.
If I would go up on a high note, Eddie would want a low one. That's how petty the situation had become.
The soul, cramped among the petty vexations of Earth, needs to keep its windows constantly open to the invigorating air of large and free ideas: and what thought is so grand as that of an ever-present God, in whom all that is vital in humanity breathes and grows?
Every man may reign secure in his petty tyranny, and spread terror and desolation around him, until the trump of the Archangel shall excite different emotions in his soul.
Who among us has the strength to oppose petty egoism, those petty good feelings, pity and remorse?
We should not have a petty regard for God's gifts, though we may and should despise our own imperfections.
Petty things don't bother me as much as they used to.
At its best, entertainment is going to be a subjective thing that can't win for everyone, while at worst, a particular game just becomes a random symbol for petty tribal behavior.
No words can describe the personal liberation that heading seaward bestows upon me. In this aquatic realm, no man or woman is subject to the petty decrees of social bureaucracy.
Girls, to me, growing up were very, very petty and didn't want me to succeed and didn't want the best for me.
I did not resign from politics because of Bofors. I resigned because I do not know how to play petty politics. I did not know back then and I don't know now either.
If you look at things that really affect people's lives - sport, the arts, charities - they were always at the back of the queue for government money - health, social security, defence, pensions were all way ahead. And each of those areas - sports, the arts, the lottery - got relatively petty cash from the government.
Petty laws breed great crimes.
I'm looking forward to getting older. I look at people like Peter Gabriel and Sting and even Tom Petty, Don Henley. People that didn't lose it. I'm hopefully going to join that club.
You develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, an intense dissatisfaction with the state of the world, and a compulsion to do something about it. From out there on the moon, international politics looks so petty.
'Attack The Block' is an alien invasion film set in South London. It's about a group of kids who are some petty thugs, who have to find the hero in themselves, when they attack.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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