Quotes by little
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French writer (ps. of J. A. Thibault) 1844-1924
It is better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot.
English writer 1894-1963
It's a little embarrassing that after 45 years of research & study, the best advice I can give people is to be a little kinder to each other.
Dorothy L. Sayers
British writer 1893-1957
Lawyers enjoy a little mystery, you know. Why, if everybody came forward and told the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth straight out, we should all retire to the workhouse.
English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
Little, vicious minds abound with anger and revenge, and are incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies.
English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together.
Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
Mankind differs from the animals only by a little and most people throw that away.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
American author and clergyman 1814-1880
Objects close to the eye shut out much larger objects on the horizon; and splendors born only of the earth eclipse the stars. So it is with people who sometimes cover up the entire disc of eternity with a dollar, and so quench transcendent glories with a little shining dust.
Joseph Rudyard Kipling
English writer 1865-1936
Often and often afterwards, the beloved Aunt would ask me why I had never told anyone how I was being treated. Children tell little more than animals, for what comes to them they accept as eternally established.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Paul E. Little
American Christian author
Some people think that God peers over the balcony of heaven trying to find anybody who is enjoying life. And when He spots a happy person, He yells, ''Now cut that out!'' That concept of God should make us shudder because it's blasphemous!
Thomas Henry Huxley
English biologist 1825-1895
The known is finite, the unknown infinite; intellectually we stand on an island in the midst of an illimitable ocean of inexplicability. Our business in every generation is to reclaim a little more land.
Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.
The most overlooked advantage to owning a computer is that if they foul up there's no law against wacking them around a little.
American cartoonist 1958-
The purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure pure reasoning, and inhibit clarity. With a little practice, writing can be an intimidating and impenetrable fog!
Booker T. Washington
American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
The world cares very little what you or I know, but it does care a great deal about what you or I do.Source: Speech in Boston, 30-7-1903
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