Quotes: smaller

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  • A cloud is made of billows upon billows upon billows that look like clouds. As you come closer to a cloud you don't get something smooth, but irregularities at a smaller scale.
  • Leo Tolstoy
    Leo Tolstoy
    Russian writer 1828-1910
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    A man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and whose denominator is what he thinks of himself. The larger the denominator the smaller the fraction.
  • Paul Klee
    Paul Klee
    Swiss artist 1879-1940
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    A single day is enough to make us a little larger or, another time, a little smaller.
  • Simon Hoggart
    Simon Hoggart
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    America loves the representation of its heroes to be not just larger than life, but stupendously, awesomely bigger than anything else. If blue whales built statues to each other they'd be smaller then these.
  • American actresses have more problems than I do; I'm lucky to be able to play what I want for a smaller audience, because I have my own country to do that in.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    Among the smaller duties of life I hardly know any one more important than that of not praising where praise is not due.
  • As a government watchdog, I'm always looking for ways to make government smaller, more efficient, and fairer.
  • At Sir-Tech I went through the ranks, almost like an apprenticeship. I was very fortunate. The industry was smaller then, and I was able to work alongside some amazing game designers.
  • Carlos Ghosn
    Carlos Ghosn
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    Cars have a large engine in the front and you have a gearbox, which is cumbersome. Electric cars don't have this problem. The motor is much smaller, the battery is below you. This will allow you to play with different shapes.
  • Brit Morin
    Brit Morin
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    Don't let a lack of big company names on your resume get you down, but also, don't let it feed a Silicon Valley ego. Oftentimes, the best candidates come from startups or smaller companies. It shows they are open to risk and can keep up with the long hours and occasional harsh demands.
  • Leonardo Da Vinci
    Leonardo Da Vinci
    Italian painter, inventor and musician 1452-1519
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    Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you come back to your work your judgment will be surer. Go some distance away because then the work appears smaller and more of it can be taken in at a glance and a lack of harmony and proportion is more readily seen.
  • James Boswell
    James Boswell
    Scottish biographer and diarist 1740-1795
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    For my own part I think no innocent species of wit or pleasantry should be suppressed: and that a good pun may be admitted among the smaller excellencies of lively conversation.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into an even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill-designed for the purpose.
  • Dorothy Parker
    Dorothy Parker
    American humoristic writer 1893-1967
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    He [Robert Benchley] and I had an office so tiny that an inch smaller and it would have been adultery.
  • Beth Ditto
    Beth Ditto
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    I've never had a very quiet voice. I tried in choir to make it smaller, and it just didn't work out. And I listened to a lot of soul music when I was growing up on my own accord. But I was mostly into Mama Cass and Gladys Knight, and they all had big voices too; just different than mine.
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