Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.
Fishes live in the sea, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the little ones.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Only do what your heart tells you.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things but cannot receive great ones.
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
This party spirit has so ill an effect on our morals, it has likewise a very great one upon our judgments.
An acknowledged love sanctifies every little freedom; and little freedoms beget great ones.
We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are free from great ones.
Neglect mending a small fault and 'twill soon be a great one.
A small loan makes a debt; a great one an enemy.
We are much harder on people who betray us in small ways than on people who betray others in great ones.
Suspicion may be no fault, but showing it may be a great one.
Those who give too much attention to trifling things become generally incapable of great ones.
We confess to little faults only to persuade ourselves we have no great ones.
Once I really maximize my potential-I don't know when that'll be, a year from now, three or four years from now-I think I can be one of the great ones.
Litle stickes kindle the fire; great ones put it out.
Good teams become great ones when the members trust each other enough to surrender the Me for the We.
A life is made up of a great number of small incidents, and a small number of great ones.
Universal morality is to be found in little everyday penny-events just as much as in great ones.
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
Everyone takes pleasure in returning small obligations, many people acknowledge moderate ones; but there are only a scarce few who do not pay great ones with ingratitude.
Learn to overrule minor interest in favor of great ones, and generously to do all the good the heart prompts; a man is never injured by acting virtuously.
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