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Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
Every happening, great and small, is a parable whereby God speaks to us, and the art of life is to get the message.
Some men never feel small, but these are the few men who are.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
In order to properly understand the big picture, everyone should fear becoming mentally clouded and obsessed with one small section of truth.
The food here is terrible, and the portions are too small.
As the biggest library if it is in disorder is not as useful as a small but well-arranged one, so you may accumulate a vast amount of knowledge but it will be of far less value than a much smaller amount if you have not thought it over for yourself.
And in my own life, in my own small way, I've tried to give back to this country that has given me so much. That's why I left a job at a law firm for a career in public service, working to empower young people to volunteer in their communities. Because I believe that each of us - no matter what our age or background or walk of life - each of us has something to contribute to the life of this nation.
So never lose an opportunity of urging a practical beginning, however small, for it is wonderful how often in such matters the mustard-seed germinates and roots itself.
As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words, so small wits seem to have the gift of speaking much and saying nothing.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Old friends become bitter enemies on a sudden for toys and small offenses.
My plan is to have a theatre in some small town or something and I'll be manager. Ill be the crazy old movie guy.
I don't let people use me. That's why I like a small number of people in my life. The more people in my life, the more complex it becomes, so I just try to keep it at a minimum.
We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are free from great ones.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
You are precisely as big as what you love and precisely as small as what you allow to annoy you.
Robert Anton Wilson
A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must be pressed small, like Chinese feet; her happiness is to be made as cakes are, by a fixed recipe.
That sort of half sigh, which, accompanied by two or three slight nods of the head, is pity's small change in general society.
I welcome and seek your ideas, but do not bring me small ideas; bring me big ideas to match our future.
Nature uses only the longest threads to weave her patterns, so that each small piece of her fabric reveals the organization of the entire tapestry.
Richard P. Feynman
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart.
Honore de Balzac
You've got to think about big things while you're doing small things, so that all the small things go in the right direction.
Have a bias toward action - let's see something happen now. You can break that big plan into small steps and take the first step right away.
A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency not exchangeable for articles of consumption; it is not a symbol, but a fraud.
I call crony capitalism, where you take money from successful small businesses, spend it in Washington on favored industries, on favored individuals, picking winners and losers in the economy, that's not pro-growth economics. That's not entrepreneurial economics. That's not helping small businesses. That's cronyism, that's corporate welfare.
Be willing to be uncomfortable. Be comfortable being uncomfortable. It may get tough, but it's a small price to pay for living a dream.
When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.
The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes.
It is the artist who realizes that there is a supreme force above him and works gladly away as a small apprentice under God's heaven.
He who attends to his greater self becomes a great man, and he who attends to his smaller self becomes a small man.
Honest good humor is the oil and wine of a merry meeting, and there is no jovial companionship equal to that where the jokes are rather small and laughter abundant.
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