If the person you are talking to doesn't appear to be listening, be patient. It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.— A. A. Milne
Instructive Small Simple quotations
The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.
Awe enables us to see in the world intimations of the divine, to sense in small things the beginning of infinite significance, to sense the ultimate in the common and the simple, to feel in the rush of the passing the stillness of the eternal.
It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
Start small, think big. Don’t worry about too many things at once. Take a handful of simple things to begin with, and then progress to more complex ones. Think about not just tomorrow, but the future. Put a ding in the universe.
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.
We always hope for the easy fix: the one simple change that will erase a problem in a stroke. But few things in life work this way. Instead, success requires making a hundred small steps go right - one after the other, no slipups, no goofs, everyone pitching in.
One small positive thought in the morning can change you whole day.
My advice is very simple: if you can win a small battle, it gives you confidence in the political process to take on bigger battles, and so it is very much a bottom-up grass-roots way of doing politics.
The greatest lesson that I learned in all of this is that you have to start.
Start now, start here, and start small. Keep it Simple.
A brain is a society of very small, simple modules that cannot be said to be thinking, that are not smart in themselves. But when you have a network of them together, out of that arises a kind of smartness.
Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to something great.
We Japanese enjoy the small pleasures, not extravagance.
I believe a man should have a simple lifestyle -- even if he can afford more.
We Japanese enjoy the small pleasures, not extravagance.
I believe a man should have a simple lifestyle - even if he can afford more.
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.
One small crack does not mean you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and you didn't fall apart.
Face the simple fact before it comes involved. Solve the small problem before it becomes big.
Part of the charm of basketball lies in the fact that it's a simple game to understand. Players race up and down a fairly small area indoors and stuff the ball into a ring with Madonna's dress hanging on it.
As we become curators of our own contentment on the Simple Abundance path.
.. we learn to savor the small with a grateful heart.
No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is.
A garden was one of the few thing in prison that one could control.
To plant a seed, watch it grow, to tend it then harvest it, offered a simple but enduring satisfaction. The sense of being the custodian of this small patch of earth offered a taste of freedom.
All the things I thought I was - simple and plain and sometime funny - are very small words. They do not begin to describe me. They do not begin to express what is inside of me. I have value, and I have worth. I cannot be replaced like old shoes or taken for granted like tap water.
The simplicity of nature is not to be measured by that of our conceptions.
Infinitely varied in its effects, nature is simple only in its causes, and its economy consists in producing a great number of phenomena, often very complicated, by means of a small number of general laws.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
It is absolutely imperative at the outset that you come to terms with this simple yet life-changing truth: God is for you. If you don't believe that, then you'll pray small timid prayers; if you do believe it, then you'll pray big audacious prayers.
Last but not least, I would say you should have big dreams, full dreams, not half dreams. You know, it's very simple. You can't put a large box in a small box. Well, you cannot put a full life in a small dream box.
Love." She looked at me with those blue eyes. "Isn't it astonishing how confused and complicated such a small,simple word is? It attracts so many other things, doesn't it, that stick to it like barnacles on rock...fear, guilt. Need. You can't even see the rock anymore. I imagine love in its purest form is a rare thing.
Be grateful for small things, big things, and everything in between. Count your blessings, not your problems.
Geometry, like arithmetic, requires for its logical development only a small number of simple, fundamental principles. These fundamental principles are called the axioms of geometry.
Sometimes all you need is to climb a simple hill, to spend time staring at an empty horizon, to jump into a cold river or sleep under the stars, or perhaps share a whisky at a small country inn in order to remind yourself what matters most to you in life.
The difficult problems in life always start off being simple.
Great affairs always start off being small.
Dream Big. Start small. Act now.
The small and simple things you choose to do today will be magnified into great and glorious blessings tomorrow.
The great victory, which appears so simple today, was the result of a series of small victories that went unnoticed
Sometimes we should express our gratitude for the small and simple things like the scent of the rain, the taste of your favorite food, or the sound of a loved one's voice.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way
Be thankful for the smallest blessing and you will deserve to receive greater.
Value the least gifts no less than the greatest, and simple graces as especial favors. If you remember the dignity of the Giver, no gift will seem small or mean.
As difficult as it is to build a team, it is not complicated.
In fact, keeping it simple is critical, whether you run the executive staff at a multi-national company, a small department within a larger organization, or even if you are merely a member of a team that needs improvement.
Steady, sustained, and incremental spiritual progress produces the fruit of steadfastness-and helps us to reduce the disparity between what we know and what we do. Testimony is strengthened and conversion unto the Lord is deepened through small and simple things done well over time.
If you think you're too small to make a difference, you haven't spent a night with a mosquito.
Start with something simple and small, then expand over time.
If people call it a 'toy' you're definitely onto something.
Give me a Sunday morning, that's full of grace, A simple life and I'll be okay, here in small town U.S.A.
Live simply that others might simply live.
You can never get enough of 'Jeopardy.'
Dream big & have huge ambition, but never forget life is lived in small moments and sustained by simple acts of love.