Quotes: littleness

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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Greatness is one of the sensations of littleness.
    Source: Saint Joan (1924)
  • Honoré de Balzac
    Honoré de Balzac
    French writer 1799-1850
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    Hatred is the vice of narrow souls; they feed it with all their littleness, and make it the pretext of base tyrannies.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around!
  • Magnificently unprepared for the long littleness of life.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    National character is only another name for the particular form which the littleness, perversity and baseness of mankind take in every country. Every nation mocks at other nations, and all are right.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    The finest plans have always been spoiled by the littleness of them that should carry them out. Even emperors can't do it all by themselves.
    Source: Mother Courage and Her Children
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