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Trifling Quotes

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It is well to remember that the
entire population of the universe,
with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
- Andrew J. Holmes

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It is well to remember that the entire universe,
with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
- John Andrew Holmes

It chills my blood to hear the blest Supreme Rudely
appealed to on each trifling theme.
- William Cowper

Moralities, ethics, laws, customs, beliefs,
doctrines - these are of trifling import.
All that matters is that the miraculous become the norm.
- Henry Miller

 

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

Employ oneself upon trifling professional matters which others could do.
- James Wyatt

Though so trifling, the success of our first Buffalo
hunt gave us quite a social lift.
- Ernest Thompson Seton

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A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things,
but cannot receive great ones.
- Lord Chesterfield

There is something in the decay of nature that awakens thought,
even in the most trifling mind.
- Sarah Josepha Hale

Frequently the more trifling the subject,
the more animated and protracted the discussion.
- Franklin Pierce

At an expense trifling indeed, compared to what she
frequently spends upon unprofitable contests,
she might place the moral world on a new foundation,
and to rise the pinnacle of moral glory.
- John Strachan

If a weakly mortal is to do anything in the world besides eat the bread thereof,
there must be a determined subordination of the whole
nature to the one aim no trifling with time,
which is passing, with strength which is only too limited.
- Beatrice Potter Webb

Power and position often make a man trifle with the truth.
- George A. Smith

Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.
- Michelangelo

One must not trifle with love.
- Alfred de Musset

Beware how you trifle with your marvelous inheritance,
this great land of ordered liberty, for if we stumble and fall,
freedom and civilization everywhere will go down in ruin.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

A trifle consoles us, for a trifle distresses us.
- Blaise Pascal

The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.
- Homer

Perfection is a trifle dull.
It is not the least of life's ironies that this,
which we all aim at, is better not quite achieved.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Never think that Jesus commanded a trifle,
nor dare to trifle with anything He has commanded.
- Dwight L. Moody

The study of Nature is intercourse with the Highest Mind.
You should never trifle with Nature.
- Louis Agassiz

Virtue knows that it is impossible to get on without compromise,
and tunes herself, as it were, a trifle sharp to allow
for an inevitable fall in playing.
- Samuel Butler

We trifle when we assign limits to our desires,
since nature hath set none.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

Forward, as occasion offers.
Never look round to see whether any shall note it...
Be satisfied with success in even the smallest matter,
and think that even such a result is no trifle.
- Marcus Aurelius

The trifle now inscribed with your name.
was occasioned by a particular fact;
but to the disgrace of human nature,
the subject is sufficiently general to interest every
heart not totally impenetrable.
- Thomas Day

Possibly you are not aware of the fact that the largest
sum given by any contributor to the fund is but a trifle
when compared with the losses suffered by nearly all
the firms in the cotton trade during the disastrous
years of the American war.
- John Bright

Strong, generous, and confident, she has nobly served mankind.
Beware how you trifle with your marvellous inheritance,
this great land of ordered liberty, for if we stumble
and fall freedom and civilization everywhere will go down in ruin.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

It is the mark of great people to treat trifles as
trifles and important matters as important.
- Doris Lessing

All our pursuits, from childhood to manhood,
are only trifles of different sorts and sizes,
proportioned to our years and views.
- Samuel Richardson

Liberalism, austere in political trifles,
has learned ever more artfully to unite a constant
protest against the government with a constant submission to it.
- Alexander Herzen

Great events make me quiet and calm;
it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.
- Queen Victoria

Seeks painted trifles and fantastic toys,
and eagerly pursues imaginary joys.
- Mark Akenside

It is in the treatment of trifles that a person shows what they are.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

It is with trifles, and when he is off guard,
that a man best reveals his character.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Trifles make up the happiness or the misery of human life.
- Alexander Smith

How full of trifles everything is!
It is only one's thoughts that fill a room with something more than furniture.
- Wallace Stevens

A great proportion of the wretchedness which has embittered married life,
has originated in a negligence of trifles.
- Thomas Sprat

What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity.
These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway,
the good they do is inconceivable.
- Joseph Addison

He that shuns trifles must shun the world.
- George Chapman

How strange are the tricks of memory,
which, often hazy as a dream about the most important events of a man's life,
religiously preserve the merest trifles.
- Richard Burton

The need to exert power, when thwarted in the open fields of life,
is the more likely to assert itself in trifles.
- Charles Horton Cooley

I have been an "Official" all my life,
without the least turn for it.
I never could attain a true official manner,
which is highly artificial and handles trifles with
ludicrously disproportionate gravity.
- William Allingham

A man of sense only trifles with them,
plays with them, humors and flatters them,
as he does with a sprightly and forward child;
but he neither consults them about,
nor trusts them with, serious matters.
- Lord Chesterfield

Women are only children of a larger growth.
A man of sense only trifles with them,
plays with them, humours and flatters them,
as he does with a sprightly and forward child;
but he neither consults them about,
nor trusts them with, serious matters.
- Philip Stanhope

But let us remember, at the same time,
government is sacred, and not to be trifled with.
- Jonathan Mayhew

The Span of Life is too short to be trifled away in
unconcerning and unprofitable Matters.
- Mary Astell

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

Let there be peace on earth.
And let it begin with me.
- Jill Jackson Miller

Let me bring peace into moments of chaos.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers
but to be fearless when facing them.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.
- Raymond Lindquist

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth

We must let go of the life we have planned,
so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
- Joseph Campbell

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

Do not let what you cannot do
interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time
like dew on the tip of a leaf.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Let parents bequeath to their children
not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
- Plato

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes,
butterflies and the songs of birds,
the crash of storm-driven waves
and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond.
Let the depths of nature become a part of your innermost being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stay Happy, never let anyone get your goat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
We ask ourselves,
Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure around you.
We are all meant to shine, as children do.
We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.
It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone.
And as we let our own light shine,
we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
- Rumi

Never let your sense of morals
get in the way of doing what's right.
- Isaac Asimov

Success seems to be largely a matter
of hanging on after others have let go.
- William Feather

Love without jealousy. Love without need.
Let love be an unconditional gift.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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