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  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    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.
  • Stendhal
    Stendhal
    French writer (ps. of Marie Henri Beyle) 1783-1842
    Stendhal
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    A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    A great man stands on God. A small man on a great man.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    A small leak can sink a great ship
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
  • Cyril Connolly
    Cyril Connolly
    British criticus 1903-1974
    Cyril Connolly
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    Civilization is maintained by a very few people in a small number of places and we need only some bombs and a few prisons to blot it out altogether.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
  • Allen Ginsberg
    Allen Ginsberg
    American poet 1926-
    Allen Ginsberg
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    Fortunately art is a community effort, a small but select community living in a spiritualized world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh.
  • Pam Brown
    Pam Brown
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    A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
    Horace
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    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.
  • A small mind is obstinate. A great mind can lead and be led.
  • Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great.
  • Mother Teresa
    Mother Teresa
    Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary 1910-1997
    Mother Teresa
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    Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
    William James
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    Compared to what we ought to be, we are only half awake. We are making use of only a small part of our physical and mental resources. Stating the thing broadly, the human individual thus lives far within his limits. He possesses power of various sorts which he habitually fails to use.
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