If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.— Dalai Lama
Valuable Small Differences quotations
Even small acts of kindness can make a profound difference to somebody else.
Architecture is a small piece of this human equation, but for those of us who practice it, we believe in its potential to make a difference, to enlighten and to enrich the human experience, to penetrate the barriers of misunderstandin g and provide a beautiful context for life's drama.
In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
Be The Peace You Wish To See In The World!
In order to recognize small changes in effort, the effort itself must first be reduced. More delicate and improved control of movement is possible only through the increase of sensitivity, through a greater ability to sense differences.
Sometimes I find myself thinking, rather wistfully, about Lao Tzu's famous dictum: 'Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish.' All around me I see something very different, let us say - a number of angry dwarfs trying to grill a whale.
We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.
A lot of the moves I make originate from futsal.
It's played in a very small space, and the ball control is different in futsal. And to this day my ball control is pretty similar to a futsal player's control.
Sheer persistence is the difference between success and failure.
I have met with political leaders, legislators, and diplomats, seeking the next steps to press in reducing and eliminating the nuclear threat in this century. I have participated in public coalitions developing programmes for action to combat the global rash of small arms. All are trying and making a difference.
The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work
We have always been shameless about stealing great ideas.
Don't be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Scientists have discovered that the small, brave act of cooperating with another person, of choosing trust over cynicism, generosity over selfishness, makes the brain light up with quiet joy.
We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history.
I come from a small county outside of Washington DC called PG County, and me, my mom, my brother, we moved so many different places growing up. And it felt like a box. It felt like there was no getting out.
Anyone who thinks that they are too small to make a difference has never tried to fall asleep with a mosquito in the room.
Small differences in a system of great power can have enormous consequences.
The guitar is a small orchestra. It is polyphonic. Every string is a different color, a different voice.
I've found that small wins, small projects, small differences often make huge differences.
My goal in life is to leave behind a safe and healthy world for our children.
Before I leave this world, I want to be satisfied that at least I tried. I know I can make a difference, even if it might only be a small one.
We think too small, like the frog at the bottom of the well.
He thinks the sky is only as big as the top of the well. If he surfaced, he would have an entirely different view.
We are not here to fit in...we are here to be eccentric, different, perhaps strange, perhaps merely to add our small piece, our little clunky, chunky selves, to the great mosaic of being...we are here to become more and more ourselves.
When I entertain at home, I take time and pleasure in the small details that make all the difference. Entertaining is about giving to people and sharing with them.
Never feel too small or powerless to make a difference.
The habits we form from childhood make no small difference, but rather they make all the difference.
The reality today is that we are all interdependent and have to co-exist on this small planet. Therefore, the only sensible and intelligent way of resolving differences and clashes of interests, whether between individuals or nations, is through dialogue.
In any society, the artist has a responsibility.
His effectiveness is certainly limited and a painter or writer cannot change the world. But they can keep an essential margin of non-conformity alive. Thanks to them the powerful can never affirm that everyone agrees with their acts. That small difference is important.
Small numbers make no difference to God. There is nothing small if God is in it.
The arts teach students that small differences can have large effects.
The arts traffic in subtleties.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me you don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step the man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Make your own tools. Hybridize your tools in order to build unique things. Even simple tools that are your own can yield entirely new avenues of exploration. Remember, tools amplify our capacities, so even a small tool can make a big difference.
Transformation is not five minutes from now;
it's a present activity. In this moment you can make a different choice, and it's these small choices and successes that build up over time to help cultivate a healthy self-image and self esteem.
Believe that you can make a difference;
in fact, you do with every single choice you make. Your money is your power and each time you spend it, it's a vote for something, so make it count. I personally live and work by this African Proverb - If you think you're too small to make a difference, try sleeping in a room with a mosquito.