Illnesses do not come upon us out of the blue. They are developed from small daily sins against Nature. When enough sins have accumulated, illnesses will suddenly appear.— Hippocrates
Fantastic Small Man quotations
The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.
A great man is hard on himself; a small man is hard on others.
The small man builds cages for everyone he knows While the sage, who has to duck his head when the moon is low, Keeps dropping keys all night long For the beautiful rowdy prisoners.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they've been given than to explore the power they have to change it.
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
The issue today is the same as it has been throughout all history, whether man shall be allowed to govern himself or be ruled by a small elite.
A man sufficiently gifted with humor is in small danger of succumbing to flattering delusions about himself, because he cannot help perceiving what a pompous ass he would become if he did.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
The best perfection of a religious man is to do common things in a perfect manner. A constant fidelity in small things is a great and heroic virtue.
What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.
All progress depends on the unreasonable man.
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
Leadership is not for the faint of heart
Mr. Lincoln was not only a great President, but a great man - too great to be small in anything. In his company I was never in any way reminded of my humble origin, or of my unpopular color.
Well I am certainly wiser than this man.
It is only too likely that neither of us has any knowledge to boast of; but he thinks that he knows something which he does not know, whereas I am quite conscious of my ignorance. At any rate it seems that I am wiser than he is to this small extent, that I do not think that I know what I do not know.
The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is a fool for life.
Man is a tragic animal. Not because of his smallness, but because he is too well endowed. Man has longings and spiritual demands that reality cannot fulfill. We have expectations of a just and moral world. Man requires meaning in a meaningless world.
Perhaps a great deed is belittled by an intention.
And perhaps a small deed, by sincere intention, is made great
Small men, seeking great wealth or power, have too often and too long turned even the highest levels of public service into mere personal opportunity.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
When running a Ponzi scheme, how does one avoid enormous, unexpected withdrawals - runs on the bank, so to speak - that would pull back the curtain and reveal a little man blowing smoke? One way would be to attract a core of investors who could be counted on to never withdraw more than a small percentage of principal each year.
It is about the greatness of God, not the significance of man.
God made man small and the universe big to say something about himself.
Man is always inclined to regard the small circle in which he lives as the center of the world and to make his particular, private life the standard of the universe and to make his particular, private life the standard of the universe. But he must give up this vain pretense, this petty provincial way of thinking and judging.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Remember this son, if you forget everything else.
A poet is a musician who can't sing. Words have to find a man's mind before they can touch his heart. And, some men's minds are woeful small targets. Music touches their hearts directly, no matter how small or stubborn the mind of the man who listens.
You cannot hear the name Martin Luther King, Jr.
, and not think of death. You might hear the words 'I have a dream,' but they will doubtlessly only serve to underscore an image of a simple motel balcony, a large man made small, a pool of blood. For as famous as he may have been in life, it is - and was - death that ultimately defined him.
Never forget that the purpose for which a man lives is the improvement of the man himself, so that he may go out of this world having, in his great sphere or his small one, done some little good for his fellow creatures and labored a little to diminish the sin and sorrow that are in the world.
One small positive thought in the morning can change you whole day.
A tree trunk the size of a man grows from a blade as thin as a hair.
A tower nine stories high is built from a small heap of earth.
Muslims are the first victims of Islam.
Many times I have observed in my travels in the Orient that fanaticism comes from a small number of dangerous men who maintain the others in the practice of religion by terror. To liberate the Muslim from his religion is the best service one can render him.
The real world is simply too terrible to admit.
it tells man that he is a small trembling animal who will someday decay and die. Culture changes all of this,makes man seem important,vital to the universe. immortal in some ways
Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
When small men begin to cast big shadows, it means that the sun is about to set.
Nothing can be more consoling to the man of God, than the conviction that the Lord who made the world governs the world; and that every event, great and small, prosperous and adverse, is under the absolute disposal of Him who doth all things well, and who regulates all things for the good of his people.
If greatness of purpose, smallness of means, and astonishing results are the three criteria of a human genius, who could dare compare any great man in history with Muhammad?
One small crack does not mean you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and you didn't fall apart.
The spirit of defeating a man is the same for ten million men.
The strategist makes small things into big things, like building a great Buddha from a one foot model.
The chief proof of man's real greatness lies in his perception of his own smallness.
The Little Man does not know that he is little, and he is afraid of knowing it.
He covers up his smallness and narrowness with illusions of strength and greatness...
Art will never come except from some small disregarded corner where an isolated and inspired man is studying the mysteries of nature.
Jiu-jitsu is the gentle art. It's the art where a small man (or woman is going to prove to you, no matter how strong you are, no matter how mad you get, that you're going to have to accept defeat. Thats what Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is.