The difference between a mountain and a molehill is your perspective.— Al Neuharth
Most Powerful Molehill quotations
One way to get high blood pressure is to go mountain climbing over molehills.
If you persuade yourself that you can do a certain thing, provided this thing be possible, you will do it, however difficult it may be. If, on the contrary, you imagine that you cannot do the simplest thing in the world, it is impossible for you to do it, and molehills become for you unscalable mountains.
We seldom get into trouble when we speak softly.
It is only when we raise our voices that the sparks fly and tiny molehills become great mountains of contention.
Think about winning the day... if you are worried about the mountain in the distance, you might trip over the molehill right in front of you.
At the end of the day, I can end up just totally wacky, because I've made mountains out of molehills. With meditation, I can keep them as molehills.
The market is always making mountains out of molehills and exaggerating ordinary vicissitudes into major setbacks.
you pay a price for the 'gift' of an active imagination.
While mine played a major part in making me a writer, it also made me adept at transforming run-of-the-mill molehills into towering mountain ranges.
Plastic surgeons are always making mountains out of molehills.
From the prodigious hilltops of New Hampshire, let freedom ring.
From the mighty mountains of New York, let freedom ring. From the heightening Alleghenies of Pennsylvania, let freedom ring. But not only that: Let freedom ring from every hill and molehill of Mississippi.
Europe is a molehill. All great empires and revolutions have been on the Orient; six hundred millions live there.
We honor God by asking for great things when they are a part of His promise.
We dishonor Him and cheat ourselves when we ask for molehills where He has offered mountains.
A molehill man is a pseudo-busy executive who comes to work at 9 AM and finds a molehill on his desk. He has until 5 PM to make this molehill into a mountain. An accomplished molehill man will often have his mountain finished before lunch.
He's the type who makes mountains out of molehills and then sells climbing equipment.
The greatest cause of ulcers is mountain-climbing over molehills.
A molehill man is a pseudo-busy executive who comes to work at 9 am and finds a molehill on his desk. He has until 5 p.m. to make this molehill into a mountain. An accomplished molehill man will often have his mountain finished before lunch.
I think it's an individual thing. Your mountains are my molehills.
I try to get enough sleep and exercise, try not to make mountains out of molehills, and vent a lot. I have a good team to support my work. I also do lots of mundane things, which will center me.
The mountains of today are the molehills of tomorrow.
As I look back over my mountains of growth and compare them to the molehills where I stagnated, community often made the difference.
Making mountains out of molehills sells more books than a study of molehills.
...When we lift our voices tiny molehills of difference become great mountains of conflict.
If you embrace possibility thinking, your dreams will go from molehill to mountain size, and because you believe in possibilities, you put yourself in position to achieve them.
A mountain still in the distance can appear as a molehill.
A good friend of mine once told me that each morning when you wake up, think about winning the day. Don't worry about a week from now or a month from now - just think about one day at a time. If you are worried about the mountain in the distance, you might trip over the molehill right in front of you. Win the day!
People who have a creative side and do not live it out are most disagreeable clients. They make a mountain out of a molehill, fuss about unnecessary things, are too passionately in love with somebody who is not worth so much attention, and so on. There is a kind of floating charge of energy in them which is not attached to its right object and therefore tends to apply exaggerated dynamism to the wrong situation.
As usual, my mind is spinning in circles.
..is it me? Am I making mountains out of molehills? Being too analytical? Worrying about nothing? Being emotional?
Then come to realize that you're making mountains out of molehills.
Realize how petty you've become. Sure, it may feel like you can't get a grip on this town. It may seem that every time someone offers you a hand up, they just let go and you slip further down. But you must stop being so pessimistic, Hannah, and learn to trust those around you. So I do. One more time.