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University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.
Henry A. Kissinger
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
Small miseries, like small debts, hit us in so many places, and meet us at so many turns and corners, that what they want in weight, they make up in number, and render it less hazardous to stand the fire of one cannon ball, than a volley composed of such a shower of bullets.
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.
What a profound significance small things assume when the woman we love conceals them from us.
If a man's fortune does not fit him, it is like the shoe in the story; if too large it trips him up, if too small it pinches him.
A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small, to pinch the feet. So it is with those whose fortune does not suit them.
It is here, my daughters, that love is to be found - not hidden away in corners but in the midst of occasions of sin. And believe me, although we may more often fail and commit small lapses, our gain will be incomparably the greater.
Saint Teresa of Avila
Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all.
Every time you cut programs, you take away a person who has a vested interest in high taxes and you put him on the tax rolls and make him a taxpayer. A farmer on subsidies is part welfare bum, whereas a free-market farmer is a small businessman with a gun.
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.
I'm on the patch right now. Where it releases small dosages of approval until I no longer crave it, and then I'm gonna rip it off.
Fear not, we are of the nature of the lion, and cannot descend to the destruction of mice and such small beasts.
You will find that the State is the kind of organization which, though it does big things badly, does small things badly, too.
John Kenneth Galbraith
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.
A pure democracy is a society consisting of a small number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person.
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.
In small towns people scent the wind with noses of uncommon keenness.
By all but the pathologically romantic, it is now recognized that this is not the age of the small man.
John Kenneth Galbraith
The passions are the same in every conflict, large or small.
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number of small stars, not seen asunder, but giving light together: so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues, or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate.
War is very sad and small life is pathetically fragile at times.
Small debts are like small shot; they are rattling on every side, and can scarcely be escaped without a wound: great debts are like cannon; of loud noise, but little danger.
Great art is the contempt of a great man for small art.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Holidays are the best. I couldn't imagine being from a small family.
Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
Men are not great or small because of their material possessions. They are great or small because of what they are.
James Cash Penney
Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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.
Large skepticism leads to large understanding. Small skepticism leads to small understanding. No skepticism leads to no understanding.
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