Quotes: insignificant

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  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
  • Peter Cook
    Peter Cook
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    As I looked out into the night sky, across all those infinite stars, it made me realize how insignificant they are.
  • Ben Affleck
    Ben Affleck
    American actor and filmmaker. 1972-
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    I'm much more interested in what an actor has to say about something substantial and important than who they're dating or what clothes they're wearing or some other asinine, insignificant aspect of their life.
  • Ralph Ransom
    Ralph Ransom
    American art painter
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    Life is a series of steps. Things are done gradually. Once in a while there is a giant step, but most of the time we are taking small, seemingly insignificant steps on the stairway of life.
  • Anne Sullivan
    Anne Sullivan
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    People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
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    People who are not in love fail to understand how an intelligent man can suffer because of a very ordinary woman. This is like being surprised that anyone should be stricken with cholera because of a creature so insignificant as the comma bacillus.
  • Ada Leverson
    Ada Leverson
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    She thought that most women make a great mistake in allowing dress to be the master instead of the servant of their good looks; many women were, she considered, entirely crushed and made insignificant by the beauty of their clothes.
    Source: Tenterhooks (1912)
  • John F. Boyes
    John F. Boyes
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    Strict punctuality is perhaps the cheapest virtue which can give force to an otherwise utterly insignificant character.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That is why it satisfies nobody.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    The development of civilization and industry in general has always shown itself so active in the destruction of forests that everything that has been done for their conservation and production is completely insignificant in comparison.
  • The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between the great and the insignificant, is energy - invincible determination - a purpose once fixed, and then death or victory.
  • The plays of natural lively children are the infancy of art. Children live in a world of imagination and feeling. They invest the most insignificant object with any form they please, and see in it whatever they wish to see.
  • Charles Horton Cooley
    Charles Horton Cooley
    American sociologist 1864-1929
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    There is hardly any one so insignificant that he does not seem imposing to some one at some time.
  • Baba Kalyani
    Baba Kalyani
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    We manufacture automotive components including critical engine and axle parts for passenger cars, diesel engines and medium & heavy commercial vehicles. Till 1997, our focus was almost entirely on the domestic market with a relatively insignificant portion of revenues from exports.
  • Norman Mailer
    Norman Mailer
    American writer 1923-
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    What characterizes a member of a minority group is that he is forced to see himself as both exceptional and insignificant, marvelous and awful, good and evil.
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