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Little things seem nothing, but they give peace,
by Georges Bernanos

Little things seem nothing, but they give peace,
like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless
but all together perfume the air.
- Georges Bernanos

Hope is a risk that must be run.
- Georges Bernanos

It's a fine thing to rise above pride,
but you must have pride in order to do so.
- Georges Bernanos

The modern state no longer has anything but rights;
it does not recognize duties any more.
- Georges Bernanos

 

Truth is meant to save you first, and the comfort comes afterward.
- Georges Bernanos

Faith is not a thing which one "loses,"
we merely cease to shape our lives by it.
- Georges Bernanos

A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope,
illusion, more than bread.
- Georges Bernanos

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Hell, madam, is to love no longer.
- Georges Bernanos

A thought which does not result in an action is nothing much,
and an action which does not proceed from a thought is nothing at all.
- Georges Bernanos

The wish to pray is a prayer in itself.
God can ask no more than that of us.
- Georges Bernanos

The first sign of corruption in a society that is still
alive is that the end justifies the means.
- Georges Bernanos

No one ever discovers the depths of his own loneliness.
- Georges Bernanos

Civilization exists precisely so that there may be
no masses but rather men alert enough never to constitute masses.
- Georges Bernanos

Who are you to condemn another's sin? He who condemns sin becomes part of it,
espouses it.
- Georges Bernanos

It is the perpetual dread of fear, the fear of fear,
that shapes the face of a brave man.
- Georges Bernanos

What does the truth matter? Haven't we mothers all
given our sons a taste for lies,
lies which from the cradle upwards lull them,
reassure them, send them to sleep: lies as soft and warm as a breast!
- Georges Bernanos

Purity is not imposed upon us as though it were a kind of punishment,
it is one of those mysterious but obvious conditions
of that supernatural knowledge of ourselves in the Divine,
which we speak of as faith.
Impurity does not destroy this knowledge,
it slays our need for it.
- Georges Bernanos

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

You give but little when you give of your possessions.
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
- Khalil Gibran

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't let a little dispute injure a great relationship.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

I have always held firmly to the thought
that each one of us can do a little
to bring some portion of misery to an end.
- Albert Schweitzer

Little minds have little worries,
big minds have no time for worries.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who knows only his own side of the case, knows little of that.
- John Stuart Mill, On Liberty (1859)

A little neglect may breed great mischief.
- Benjamin Franklin

Alone we can do so little;
together we can do so much.
- Helen Keller

Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things,
and then proceed to greater.
- Epictetus

Patience, persistence, and perseverance.
A little more each day, a little better each day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true
were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
- Orville Wright

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

We never repent of having eaten too little.
- Thomas Jefferson

He who knows best knows how little he knows.
- Thomas Jefferson

It is of the small joys and little pleasures
that the greatest of our days are built.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Let the refining and improving of your own life
keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

A little Consideration, a little Thought for Others, makes all the difference.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
- Jimmy Johnson

I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God
who is sending a love letter to the world.
- Mother Teresa

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I will dance a little.
I will move with the wind.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

They who can give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin

'Tis the business of little minds to shrink,
but they whose heart is firm,
and whose conscience approves their conduct,
will pursue their principles unto death.
- Thomas Paine

You should never be content with so little,
when you can reach out for something big.
- Charles L. Allen
(This quote is about making a big difference
in the world - not about greed)

We shall see but a little way if
we require to understand what we see.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize
how little we understand about life,
ourselves, and the world around us.
- Socrates

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
- Plato

A little simplification would be
the first step toward rational living.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Love is an act of faith,
and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
- Erich Fromm

Great oaks from little acorns grow.
- Proverb

And just dance a little.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If i had known... i would have lingered
over my coffee a little longer.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

Two little words that can make the difference: START NOW.
- Mary C. Crowley

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who can give thanks for little
will always find he has enough.
- Anonymous

Life is lived in the mists -
little is fully visible, less is certain.
Yet rejoice in the unknowing,
and let all of life be a wonderful adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

A little more persistence,
a little more effort, and
what seemed hopeless failure
may turn to glorious success.
- Elbert Hubbard

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
- Winston Churchill

Unlike grown-ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back
and realize they were the big things.
- Robert Brault

For as long as I can remember, I've been searching for something,
some reason why we're here. What are we doing here? Who are we?
If this is a chance to find out
even just a little part of that answer...
I don't know, I think it's worth a human life. Don't you?
- the Jodie Foster movie Contact (1997)

I get by with a little help from my friends.
- John Lennon

You are a little soul carrying around a corpse.
- Epictetus


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