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To make us feel small in the right way is a function of art; men can only make us feel small in the wrong way.
E. M. Forster
We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are free from great ones.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Men are not great or small because of their material possessions. They are great or small because of what they are.
James Cash Penney
As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.
John Greenleaf Whittier
A pure democracy is a society consisting of a small number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person.
We call a child's mind 'small' simply by habit; perhaps it is larger than ours is, for it can take in almost anything without effort.
We Liberals like to think our thoughts aren't controlled. We pride ourselves on our independent thinking. We know we shouldn't believe everything we read. We realize the media is skewed, we know it's owned by a small group of people, we realize it's biased, etc.
A position of eminence makes a great person greater and a small person less.
Jean de la Bruyere
No one should ever say that it was my ignorance if I did or showed forth anything however small according to God's good pleasure; but let this be your conclusion and let it so be thought, that - as is the perfect truth - it was the gift of God.
Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished.
Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all.
I was born in Abbott, Texas, a little small town in central Texas, and I was raised by my grandparents. And my parents divorced when I was six months old, and my grandparents raised me.
To have ego means to believe in your own strength. And to also be open to other people's views. It is to be open, not closed. So, yes, my ego is big, but it's also very small in some areas. My ego is responsible for my doing what I do - bad or good.
I carry a small sheet of paper in my wallet that has written on it the names of people whose opinions of me matter. To be on that list, you have to love me for my strengths and struggles.
It is no small misfortune and disgrace that, through our own fault, we neither understand our nature nor our origin.
Saint Teresa of Avila
Everyone, Republican or otherwise has their own particular part to play. No part is too great or too small, no one is too old or too young to do something.
Money is an unavoidable consequence, but it isn't the reason I write; if it was, I wouldn't have written any of the YA books, because advances in that field are small compared to what I'd got now for an 'adult' DW.
Life is a game with many rules but no referee. One learns how to play it more by watching it than by consulting any book, including the holy book. Small wonder, then, that so many play dirty, that so few win, that so many lose.
Small projects need much more help than great.
I'm kind of a gossip hound, but watching the media whip the small fires into giant forest fires so that they can cover the result is infuriating.
Do not let your grand ambitions stand in the way of small but meaningful accomplishments.
Bryant H. McGill
It was in the 1920s, when nobody had time to reflect, that I saw a still-life painting with a flower that was perfectly exquisite, but so small you really could not appreciate it.
When someone does a small task beautifully, their whole environment is affected by it.
I hate small towns because once you've seen the cannon in the park there's nothing else to do.
For the person for whom small things do not exist, the great is not great.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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