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Insignificant Quotes

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If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you,
but it is most important that you do it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

This is an important book, the critic assumes,
because it deals with war.
This is an insignificant book because it deals with
the feelings of women in a drawing-room.
- Virginia Woolf

People seldom see the halting and painful steps by
which the most insignificant success is achieved.
- Anne Sullivan

 

Drink and be thankful to the host!
What seems insignificant when you have it,
is important when you need it.
- Franz Grillparzer

Washington, where an insignificant individual
may trespass on a nation's time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing is insignificant in the history of a young community,
and - above all - nothing seems impossible.
- Catherine Helen Spence

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Wars spring from unseen and generally insignificant causes,
the first outbreak being often but an explosion of anger.
- Thucydides

Scripture suggests that the elements in space were
created for the benefit of earth,
while evolution suggests that earth is an insignificant speck in vast space.
- Walter Lang

There is hardly any one so insignificant that he does
not seem imposing to some one at some time.
- Charles Horton Cooley

Nothing in medicine is so insignificant as to merit attention.
- Thomas Sydenham

Flight by machines heavier than air is unpractical and insignificant,
if not utterly impossible.
- Simon Newcomb

The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others.
They are safe from reprisals.
And have no hope of rising in their own self esteem
but by lowering their neighbors.
- William Hazlitt

The person you consider ignorant and insignificant
is the one who came from God,
that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom.
- Khalil Gibran

Who will grieve for this woman? Does she not seem too
insignificant for our concern? Yet in my heart I never will deny her,
Who suffered death because she chose to turn.
- Anna Akhmatova

The world is shrinking as we see more and more of it in the media,
and the more we see of the world, the smaller we are,
the more aware we are of how insignificant any one of us is.
- Jock Sturges

To venture upon an undertaking of any kind,
even the most insignificant, is to sacrifice to envy.
- Emile M. Cioran

On a cosmic scale, our life is insignificant,
yet this brief period when we appear in the world is
the time in which all meaningful questions arise.
- Paul Ricoeur

Am I foolish and insignificant or am I great? I gave
all the individuals in the world cause to kneel down in front of me.
- Sun Myung Moon

When many astronauts go to space, they see the insignificant
size of the earth and vastness of space,
and they become very religious, because they have seen the Signs of Allah.
- Cat Stevens

You'll come to learn a great deal if you study the Insignificant in depth.
- Odysseus Elytis

My country has contrived for me the most insignificant
office that ever the invention of man contrived or
his imagination conceived.
- John Adams

Celebrities, even insignificant ones like me,
are created to be abused by the Great Unwashed.
- Poppy Z. Brite

What an insignificant life is this which I am now leading!
- James Boswell

Christendom appears clearly to me to be one of those trifling,
insignificant arts, which has never been of any substantial advantage to mankind.
- Edward Hicks

What characterizes a member of a minority group is
that he is forced to see himself as both exceptional and insignificant,
marvelous and awful, good and evil.
- Norman Mailer

Success is not greedy, as people think,
but insignificant.
That is why it satisfies nobody.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The development of civilization and industry in general
has always shown itself so active in the destruction
of forests that everything that has been done for their
conservation and production is completely insignificant in comparison.
- Karl Marx

Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant
planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away
in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there
are far more galaxies than people.
- Carl Sagan

So it is in poetry.
All we ask is that the mood recorded shall impress
us as having been of the kind that exhausts the imaginative capacity;
if it fails to do this the failure will announce itself
either in prose or in insignificant verse.
- John Drinkwater

At one time I thought the Editor of the Lancet would
kindly publish a letter from me on the subject,
but further reflection led me to doubt whether so insignificant
an individual would be noticed without some special introduction.
- William Banting

I learned, too, how it was possible with the help of
the picture and action to transform an apparently insignificant
violin passage into an incident,
and to lift a simple horn call into a thing of stupendous
significance by means of scenic emphasis.
- Anton Seidl

I know that the work is good and they're excited over
at ABC and Disney and it's getting some really good feedback.
It's not just a little, insignificant kind of role.
It's meaty, which is good.
- Josh Holloway

Throughout this evolution from left to right,
Beard always detested war.
Hence his writings were slanted to show that the military
side of history was insignificant or a mere reflection of economic forces.
- Samuel E. Morison

Life is a series of steps.
Things are done gradually.
Once in a while there is a giant step,
but most of the time we are taking small,
seemingly insignificant steps on the stairway of life.
- Ralph Ransom

The relation between a poet and audience is really insignificant.
What matters is the poet is hearing something that he is broadcasting.
And whether there is anybody with a receiver isn't the reason he does it.
He hopes there is somebody receiving it.
- Peter Davison

I'm much more interested in what an actor has to say
about something substantial and important than who
they're dating or what clothes they're wearing or some other asinine,
insignificant aspect of their life.
- Ben Affleck

I demonstrate by means of philosophy that the earth is round,
and is inhabited on all sides; that it is insignificantly small,
and is borne through the stars.
- Johannes Kepler

It's a sign of mediocrity when you demonstrate gratitude with moderation.
- Roberto Benigni

We've got to demonstrate why European unity and integration,
our vast single market, our single currency,
equip us with the strength to embrace globalization.
- Peter Mandelson

We can demonstrate, by our own example,
how E.U.
freedoms, including the freedom of nationals of other E.U.
countries to come and work here, has enabled us to expand our economy.
- John Bruton

It is possible to demonstrate God's existence,
although not a priori, yet a posteriori from some work
of His more surely known to us.
- Thomas Aquinas

I support the recommendations made by the International Crisis Group.
The primary responsibility is for Kosovo Albanians
to demonstrate that their treatment of minorities is adequate.
- Emma Bonino

Science doesn't in the slightest depend on trust.
It depends completely on the belief that you can demonstrate something for yourself.
- Walter Gilbert

Well, the sales of our products clearly demonstrate
their value to businesses and to individuals.
- Jim Barksdale

One of the big challenges for our party is to demonstrate
to people that we have an agenda for economic prosperity
and that we can be trusted with their money.
- Birch Bayh

I begin by taking.
I shall find scholars later to demonstrate my perfect right.
- Frederick II

One life is worth the universe.
Poe was able to go right into the very depth of life and to demonstrate this.
- John Astin

We must not demonstrate any arrogance,
and we must refrain from any irrational or undemocratic behavior.
- Chen Shui-bian

The largest and most influential houses chiefly demonstrate
the aloofness of the French approach.
- Stephen Gardiner

It is as impossible for man to demonstrate the existence
of God as it would be for even Sherlock Holmes to demonstrate
the existence of Arthur Conan Doyle.
- Frederick Buechner

Politics is a science.
You can demonstrate that you are right and that others are wrong.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

To demonstrate this simultaneity is by no means trivial,
because it may for example happen that the product
nucleus always forms in an activated state at first.
- Walther Bothe

I think our voters have made it clear.
Unless someone can demonstrate to me that having larger
class sizes is better than having smaller class sizes,
I'm not going to support it.
- Ron Klein

I used this line to demonstrate how important colors are in movies:
It's not a caprice.
- Pedro Almodovar

The real question isn't whether you love your kids or not,
but how well you are able to demonstrate your love
and caring so that your children really feel loved.
- Stephanie Martson

The best way to enhance freedom in other lands
is to demonstrate here that our democratic system
is worthy of emulation.
- Jimmy Carter

Albania has to demonstrate that it is willing to be
a reliable partner in the international community.
- Emma Bonino

Righteous is the one who was able to demonstrate compassion
in face of human suffering.
- Aleksander Kwasniewski

The Jew is upset because the nations of the world -
the United Nations -
lash him,
brand him as racist and evil, hate him and openly demonstrate
their desire to destroy him.
- Meir Kahane

The results of the two referenda demonstrate the majority
view of the Taiwanese people.
- Chen Shui-bian

Despite being able to demonstrate a very large audience,
major advertisers at first wouldn't touch Limbaugh.
- Paul Weyrich

Though we may not necessarily forfeit our lives in service to our God,
we can certainly demonstrate our love for Him by how well we serve Him.
- Thomas S. Monson

Allowing the U.N.
into Iraq will demonstrate to the Iraqis that the international
community as a whole is committed to bringing stability
and safety to their country.
- Jay Rockefeller

The recent riots in France demonstrate the problem
European countries face where second and third generation
immigrants still do not consider themselves French,
German, or English.
- Bobby Jindal

You cannot demonstrate an emotion or prove an aspiration.
- John Morley

I published in 1978 a report on dreams in the Journal of Clinical Psychology.
It was the first study of its kind to demonstrate that
it is possible for people to make constructive use
of their dreams to improve their lives.
- Henry Reed

I am confident that this legislature will rise above partisan bickering,
especially after the public promises its members made last fall,
and that it will demonstrate a high capacity for civil service.
- Charles Edison

Thanks to our present surgical methods in physiology
we can demonstrate at any time almost all phenomena
of digestion without the loss of even a single drop of blood,
without a single scream from the animal undergoing the experiment.
- Ivan Pavlov

And I always like to stress, it's not a quota,
not a set-aside, it's not about race,
it's about giving opportunities to demonstrate their
abilities to do work with the Federal Government.
- Alphonso Jackson

Instead of saying that globalization is a fact,
that it's inevitable, we've also got to demonstrate
that while the growing interdependence of the world
economy is indeed a fact,
it's not uncontrollable.
- Peter Mandelson


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