quote by Louis Kahn

A city is the place of availabilities. It is the place where a small boy, as he walks through it, may see something that will tell him what he wants to do his whole life.

— Louis Kahn

Fulfilling Small Places quotations

Small places quote The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.

The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.

We can begin by doing small things at the local level, like planting community gardens or looking out for our neighbors. That is how change takes place in living systems, not from above but from within, from many local actions occurring simultaneously.

There is nothing small about our God, and when we understand God we will find out that there ought not to be anything small about us. We must have an enlargement of our conception of God, then we will know that we have come to a place where all things are possible, for our God is an omnipotent God for impossible positions.

Small places quote The woman who follows the crowd will usually go on further than the crowd. The w

The woman who follows the crowd will usually go on further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.

Home is home wherever you grow up generally speaking.

Unless you're one of those people who always wants to get out of a small town and do something bigger with your life, which I always did but I always wanted to come back, so home is home and its a great place for me to come back and escape the hustle and bustle of the life that I live.

Many small people, in small places, doing small things can change the world.

Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home.

Small places quote Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.

Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.

The reason for my painting large canvases is that I want to be intimate and human. To paint a small picture is to place yourself outside your experience, to look upon an experience as a stereopticon view or with a reducing glass. However you paint the larger picture, you are in it. It isn't something you command.

The richest most meaningful stories are found in small places: made, carried, crafted, told, and retold by apparently unimportant people.

As our cities have developed, they've built sometimes small villages or communities that were in place. And we've taken for granted all of that child care, the neighbourliness, the help that you get from people nearby.

Small places quote Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places, where other people s

Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places, where other people see nothing.

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I try to find hope in struggle and resistance in small places as much as I can.

I was a daughterless mother. I had nowhere to put the things a mother places on her daughter. The nail polish I used to paint our toenails hardened. Our favorite videos gathered dust. Her small apron was in a box in the attic. Her shoes - the sparkly ones, the leopard rain boots, the ballet slippers - stood in a corner.

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.

Small places quote A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.

A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.

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I want to leave something behind when I go;

some small legacy of truth, some word that will shine in a dark place.

If you wait for people to come to you, you'll only get small problems.

You must go and find them. The big problems are where people don't realize they have one in the first place.

I thought yoga was easy - I went out and I bought a yoga video tape.

I bought the beginners' yoga tape. I couldn't do anything on the whole hour - nothing - just fast forwarding: can't do that, can't do that - I know I can't do that. This woman in a soothing voice: 'Simply take the bottom of your right foot and place it on the small of your back.

Small places quote You can't get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.

You can't get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.

The parties happen when we book the studio.

That's a safe place. Get alcohol, food, girls, homies, and have these small listening parties while I'm recording. And that energy always gets into the music.

I continue coupling a plate of silver with one of zinc, and always in the same order... and place between each of these couples a moistened disk. I continue to form a column. If the column contains about twenty of these couples of metal, it will be capable of giving to the fingers several small shocks.

Getting to places like Bangkok or Singapore was a hell of a sweat.

But when you got there it was the back of beyond. It was just a series of small tin sheds.

Small places quote Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to somethin

Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to something great.

Canada is one of the few places left where the small decencies are observed.

If, as a young man, I was scornful of the country because we always seemed so far behind style-setting New York, I now thank God for the cultural lag. Ours, after all, is the good neighbourhood. A society well worth preserving.

Current lifestyles and consumption patterns of the affluent middle class…involving high meat intake, consumption of large amounts of frozen and convenience foods, ownership of motor vehicles, golf courses, small electric appliances, home and work place air-conditioning, and suburban housing are not sustainable...

You may be living under the illusion that when God ignites great things in your life, He'll announce it with a big bang. He might. It's more likely that He won't. So stop waiting around for the big bang. Pay attention to the subtle clues and the still, small voice. God lives in that place too.

Small places quote One small positive thought in the morning can change you whole day.

One small positive thought in the morning can change you whole day.

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Put a small piano in a truck and drive out on country roads;

take time to discover new scenery; stop in a pretty place where there is a good church; upload the piano and tell the residents; give a concert; offer flowers to the people who have been so kind as to attend; leave again.

These small things - nutrition, place, climate, recreation, the whole casuistry of selfishness - are inconceivably more important than everything one has taken to be important so far.

I do not understand how anyone can live without some small place of enchantment to turn to.

Small places quote Never speak from a place of hate, jealousy, anger or insecurity. Evaluate your w

Never speak from a place of hate, jealousy, anger or insecurity. Evaluate your words before you let them leave your lips. Sometimes it's best to be quiet.

I just love any place that I can sit in the sun and feel the warmth of the sun's rays, and feel the connection to the planet, really tapping into how small I am and really how insignificant I am in comparison to the universe.

My own heroes are the dreamers, those men and women who tried to make the world a better place than when they found it, whether in small ways or great ones. Some succeeded, some failed, most had mixed results... but it is the effort that's heroic, as I see it. Win or lose, I admire those who fight the good fight.

I usually practice on a small, low wire, that features the predominant wind.

I study the meteorology of the place at the time that I am supposed to do my walk, and then I find the predominant direction and velocity of the wind and I train to fight that wind.

Small places quote One small crack does not mean you are broken, it means that you were put to the

One small crack does not mean you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and you didn't fall apart.

I can't do Los Angeles. I've always been the anti-Barbie. I don't want to be in a place where almost every woman walks around with puffy lips, little noses and breasts large enough to nourish a small country.

A nomad I was even when I was very small and would stare at the road, that white spellbinding road headed straight for the unknown ... a nomad I will remain for life, in love with distant and uncharted places.

My heart is so small it's almost invisible.

How can You place such big sorrows in it? "Look," He answered, "your eyes are even smaller, yet they behold the world.

Small places quote No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is.

No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is.

And if small businesspeople say they made it on their own, all they are saying is that nobody else worked seven days a week in their place. Nobody showed up in their place to open the door at five in the morning. Nobody did their thinking, and worrying, and sweating for them.

What we don't talk about enough is Ohio's unique and remarkable quality of life.

We are a state of cities, small towns and growing suburbs where life is affordable and destinations within reach. There is no better place to raise a family.

When tea becomes ritual, it takes place at the heart of our ability to see greatness in small things.

Play hard, work hard, love hard. . . .The bottom line for me is to live life to the fullest in the here-and-now instead of a hoped-for hereafter, and make every day count in some meaningful way and do something-no matter how small it is-to make the world a better place.

The lizard stared up at us, and we stared back, taking each other in.

He was little and defenseless, I felt sorry for him already. This was a screwed-up place he'd just come into. But he didn't have to know that. Not yet, anyway. There in that room, where it was hot and cramped, the world probably still seemed small enough to manage.

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