Quotes of Size - somelinesforyou

“ The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker. ”

- Helen Keller

“ Never give in, never give in, never; never; never; never - in nothing, great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ Be not afraid of greatness: some men are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ When i was growing up i always wanted to be someone. now i realize i should have been more specific. ”

- Lily Tomlin

“ He who can take no great interest in what is small will take false interest in what is great. ”

- John Ruskin

“ A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimensions. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

“ Don't be afraid to take a big step when one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small steps. ”

- David Lloyd George

“ If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants. ”

- Isaac Newton

“ The tendinous part of the mind, so to speak, is more developed in winter; the fleshy, in summer. I should say winter had given the bone and sinew to literature, summer the tissues and the blood. ”

- John Burroughs

“ The vast majority of homeowners have a sizable equity cushion with which to absorb a potential decline in house prices. ”

- Alan Greenspan

“ O, it is excellent to have a giant's strength; but it is tyrannous to use it like a giant. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world — that is the myth of the atomic age — as in being able to remake ourselves. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness and truth. ”

- Leo Tolstoy

“ Great men are rarely isolated mountain-peaks; they are the summits of ranges. ”

- Thomas Wentworth Higginson

“ A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must be pressed small, like Chinese feet; her happiness is to be made as cakes are, by a fixed receipt. ”

- George Eliot

“ Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day. ”

- Sally Koch

“ Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair. ”

- Arnold J. Toynbee

“ In my stars I am above thee, but be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ He's the greatest man who ever came out of Plymouth, Vermont. ”

- Clarence Darrow

“ Be free all worthy spirits, and stretch yourselves, for greatness and for height. ”

- George Champman

“ Somewhere in the world there is a defeat for everyone. Some are destroyed by defeat, and some made small and mean by victory. Greatness lives in one who triumphs equally over defeat and victory. ”

- John Steinbeck

“ If the single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the huge world will come round to him. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Want is a growing giant whom the coat of Have was never large enough to cover. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em. - Twelfth Night. Act ii. Sc. 5. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ We are growing serious, and let me tell you, that's the next step to being dull. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ One might speak to great length of the three corners of reality what was seen, what was thought to be seen, and what was thought ought to be seen. ”

- Marvel Bell

“ The bigger the information media, the less courage and freedom they allow. Bigness means weakness. ”

- Eric Sevareid

“ One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit. ”

- Alexander Pope

“ He prayeth best who loveth bestAll things, both great and small. ”

- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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