Tiny quotes

  • A tiny remnant of a big thing is better than a whole little thing.
    -- Abraham Isaac Kook

    #Littles #Tiny #Little Things

  • What kills us isn't one big thing, but thousands of tiny obligations we can't turn down for fear of disappointing others.
    -- Alain de Botton

    #Tiny #Disappointing #Bigs

  • Perl is another example of filling a tiny, short-term need, and then being a real problem in the longer term.
    -- Alan Kay

    #Real #Tiny #Example

  • It's funny because looking back at my first contest, I was 15 and surfing the Haleiwa contest wearing this tiny bikini. I remember not even thinking twice about wearing it - I just thought it was normal.
    -- Alana Blanchard

    #Thinking #Surfing #Tiny

  • I've been tiny since I was four, and I eat whatever I want.
    -- Alessandra Ambrosio

    #Four #Want #Tiny

  • I'm already a tiny person, so now I'm trying to go to the gym to add muscle. I need it!
    -- Alexa Vega

    #Trying #Tiny #Add

  • I am just a tiny person in Africa, but there is a place for me, and for everybody, to sit down on this earth and touch it and call it their own.
    -- Alexander McCall Smith

    #Earth #Tiny #Persons

  • When I perform in front of large audiences, I'm much more comfortable, because I've already performed in front of tiny audiences - which is much harder, honestly. The smaller you strip things down, the more you depend on the songs and yourself, as opposed to arrangements.
    -- Alicia Keys

    #Song #Tiny #Honestly

  • When the woman took the earbud, he didn't ask another question. She was a woman on a mission as she placed the tiny device in her ear and said, "This is Special Agent Abby Cameron. Let me talk to Macey McHenry.
    -- Ally Carter

    #Special #Abby #Tiny

  • I was born and bred in a tiny, low-ceilinged ground-floor apartment.
    -- Amos Oz

    #Tiny #Born #Lows

  • Tiny tweaks can lead to big changes.
    -- Amy Cuddy

    #Monday #Tiny #Bigs

  • You could go out with a camcorder tomorrow and make a movie with virtually no money, but promoting a tiny low-budget movie costs $20 million. And the money they spend on the big movies is astronomical.
    -- Amy Heckerling

    #Cost #Tiny #Tomorrow

  • I love tiny, plastic realistic food magnets. I don't know why. They're hilarious.
    -- Amy Lee

    #Tiny #Realistic #Plastic

  • When you really consider the everyday things around you, they start to seem like tiny miracles.
    -- Amy Shearn

    #Miracle #Everyday #Tiny

  • When you put a tiny and despised minority up for a popular vote, the minority usually loses.
    -- Andrew Sullivan

    #Minorities #Tiny #Vote

  • While it is true that most people never see or understand the difference they make, or sometimes only imagine their actions having a tiny effect, every single action a person takes has far-reaching consequences.
    -- Andy Andrews

    #Differences #People #Tiny

  • Your big picture will never be a masterpiece if you ignore the tiny brushstrokes. You're trying so hard to be successful that true success is eluding you.
    -- Andy Andrews

    #Successful #Trying #Tiny

  • I said might. But that's a pretty small might. Tiny.
    -- Andy McDermott

    #Might #Tiny #Said

  • A person walks into a room and says hello, and your life takes a course for which you are not prepared. It's a tiny moment (almost-but not quite-unremarkable), the beginning of a hundred thousand tiny moments and some larger ones.
    -- Anita Shreve

    #Rooms #Tiny #Hello

  • I thought about how one tiny decision can change a life. A decision that takes only a split second to make.
    -- Anita Shreve

    #Decision #Splits #Tiny

  • We are imprisoned in the realm of life, like a sailor on his tiny boat, on an infinite ocean.
    -- Anna Freud

    #Ocean #Sailor #Tiny

  • Laughter nibbled at my lips like tiny fish in warm water.
    -- Anne Rivers Siddons

    #Laughter #Water #Tiny

  • A photograph is just a tiny slice of a subject. A piece of them in a moment. It seems presumptuous to think you can get more than that.
    -- Annie Leibovitz

    #Thinking #Pieces #Tiny

  • The field of consciousness is tiny. It accepts only one problem at a time.
    -- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    #Letting Go #Fields #Tiny

  • One must remember that the Jews have one, tiny country, the only place they have the right and capability to defend themselves by themselves. And it is our duty and my responsibility to see that we will never compromise about that.
    -- Ariel Sharon

    #Country #Responsibility #Tiny

  • Here is a philosophy of boldness to take advantage of every tiny opening toward victory.
    -- Arnold Palmer

    #Philosophy #Victory #Tiny

  • You feel on your lips a kiss Fluttering, a tiny scrap of life ...
    -- Arthur Rimbaud

    #Kissing #Tiny #Lips

  • One must be entirely sensitive to the structure of the material that one is handling. One must yield to it in tiny details of execution, perhaps the handling of the surface or grain, and one must master it as a whole.
    -- Barbara Hepworth

    #Yield #Details #Tiny

  • Our senses are woefully limited. Our brains are but tiny candles flickering in an infinity of darkness. Our only wisdom is to admit that we cannot understand, and since we cannot understand we must do the best we can with faith. which is our only talent. The greatest act of faith we are capable of is that of loving another more than we love ourselves, and occasionally we can be quite good at it.
    -- Barry Hughart

    #Darkness #Brain #Tiny

  • I'm in the studio for hours in that tiny little box, and really, the performing part is what I'm most excited about.
    -- Bella Thorne

    #Littles #Tiny #Excited

  • And it came to me then that every plan is a tiny prayer to father time.
    -- Ben Gibbard

    #Prayer #Father #Tiny

  • When I got a tiny bit of success, I was petrified that I was going to lose it. I still feel it.
    -- Ben Schwartz

    #Tiny #Feels #Stills

  • It is the tuning of the universe... It's as if at the beginning of the symphony God turns up the volume just a tiny bit.
    -- Benjamin Zander

    #Symphony #Tuning #Tiny

  • She was surprised at how tiny the school seemed now. She supposed it was just as big as it had ever been only her eyes had grown used to looking at bigger things.
    -- Betty Smith

    #School #Eye #Tiny

  • God is so big. It's a gigantic concept in God. The idea that God might love us and be interested in us is kind of huge and gigantic, but we turn it, because we're small-minded, into this tiny, petty, often greedy version of God, that is religion.
    -- Bono

    #Ideas #Might #Tiny

  • Opportunities are a tricky crop, with tiny flowers that are difficult to see and even more difficult to harvest.
    -- Brian Herbert

    #Flower #Opportunity #Tiny

  • I have four grown children and two tiny grandchildren.
    -- Brock Yates

    #Children #Two #Tiny

  • How can you be dour when you have a tiny duck?
    -- Caitlin Kittredge

    #Ducks #Tiny

  • A general problem with much of Western theology in my view is that the god portrayed is too small. It is a god of a tiny world and not a god of a galaxy much less of a universe.
    -- Carl Sagan

    #Views #World #Tiny

  • There is perhaps no better a demonstration of the folly of human conceits than this distant image of our tiny world.
    -- Carl Sagan

    #Space #World #Tiny

  • Once we overcome our fear of being tiny, we find ourselves on the threshold of a vast and awesome Universe that utterly dwarfs — in time, in space, and in potential — the tidy anthropocentric proscenium of our ancestors.
    -- Carl Sagan

    #Space #Overcoming #Tiny

  • Such a Big miracle in such a tiny baby. Big things often have small beginnings A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.
    -- Carl Sandburg

    #Baby #Miracle #Tiny

  • I know all about love that's too big to stay in a tiny bucket. Splashing out all over the place in the most embarrassing way possible.
    -- Carol Rifka Brunt

    #Buckets #Way #Tiny

  • I drive a tiny Toyota iQ. I'm quite frugal and often cut my own hair.
    -- Carol Vorderman

    #Cutting #Hair #Tiny

  • I love pets and I love animals, and I just got a new puppy, a new rescue named Peanut. She's a tiny little Chihuahua mix.
    -- Carrie Ann Inaba

    #Animal #Pet #Tiny

  • Contrary to the popular notion that only creationism relies on the supernatural, evolutionism must as well, since the probabilities of random formation of life are so tiny as to require a 'miracle' for spontaneous generation tantamount to a theological argument.
    -- Chandra Wickramasinghe

    #Miracle #Generations #Tiny

  • I'm just really tiny. People hate me, because I just sit. I'm eating, I'm eating, I'm eating and then I just... sit. And I don't gain a thing.
    -- Chanel Iman

    #Hate #People #Tiny

  • God bless us every one! said Tiny Tim, the last of all.
    -- Charles Dickens

    #God #Lasts #Tiny

  • I'm wearing black leggings and a loose top festooned with a Menger sponge of empty pockets stitched out of smaller pockets and smaller still, almost down to the limits of visibility woven in freefall by hordes of tiny otaku spiders, I'm told, their genes programmed by an obsessive-compulsive sartorial topologist.
    -- Charles Stross

    #Wearing Black #Limits #Tiny

  • Sand is overrated. It's just tiny little rocks.
    -- Charlie Kaufman

    #Rocks #Littles #Tiny

  • So small, so blue, in grassy places / My flowers raise / Their tiny faces.
    -- Cicely Mary Barker

    #Flower #Blue #Tiny

  • The only reason I've shared my story is to take that tiny baby step of breaking down the stigma attached to depression.
    -- Clara Hughes

    #Baby #Stories #Tiny

  • A tiny radish of passionate scarlet, tipped modestly in white.
    -- Clementine Paddleford

    #White #Passionate #Tiny

  • A tiny hole can empty a great big bucket.
    -- Cynthia Lewis

    #Teaching #Buckets #Tiny

  • A certain tiny percentage of everyone is gay.
    -- Dan Savage

    #Gay #Tiny #Percentages

  • ...in life it is often the tiny details that end up being the most important.
    -- Daniel Handler

    #Important #Details #Tiny

  • A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.
    -- Dante Alighieri

    #Flames #Sparks #Tiny

  • Leave him alone!" Debbie shouted. "Shut up, please, or I'll kill you," Mr Tiny replied.
    -- Darren Shan

    #Tiny #Shut Up #Please

  • Time again for the waltz of smiles. Amazing how you sometimes make resolutions, tell yourself everything will be a certain way from now on, and then all it takes is a tiny movement of the lips to shatter your confidence in a certainty that seemed eternal.
    -- David Foenkinos

    #Movement #Way #Tiny

  • What goes on inside is just too fast and huge and all interconnected for words to do more than barely sketch the outlines of at most one tiny little part of it at any given instant.
    -- David Foster Wallace

    #Goes On #Littles #Tiny

  • The human race is a herd. Here we are, unique, eternal aspects of consciousness with an infinity of potential, and we have allowed ourselves to become an unthinking, unquestioning blob of conformity and uniformity. A herd. Once we concede to the herd mentality, we can be controlled and directed by a tiny few. And we are.
    -- David Icke

    #Unique #Race #Tiny

  • tiny: did someone die? me: yeah, i did. he smiles again at that. tiny: well, then... welcome to the afterlife.
    -- David Levithan

    #Afterlife #Tiny #Welcome

  • I was always going to act, literally ever since I was tiny. In fact, I have Doctor Who to thank for that. I wanted to become an actor after being obsessed with Tom Baker, the fourth Doctor Who, in the 1970s. His was the definitive performance of all time in anything.
    -- David Tennant

    #Doctors #Actors #Tiny

  • I wanted to analyze how unnecessary it is to collapse a heroine into one specific mold, to give them all the same sparkly fashion, the same tiny figures, and the same homogenized plastic smile,
    -- David Trumble

    #Fashion #Giving #Tiny

  • Tried to escape, to block out the fact that I was being eaten alive by arachnids. For some reason the only thing I could replace it with was the image of being eaten by tiny clowns.
    -- David Wong

    #Block #Alive #Tiny

  • My eyes glaze over at a writer solving tiny problems.
    -- Doris Grumbach

    #Eye #Crafts #Tiny

  • You are an incredible child of God having a dream that you are a human being on a tiny planet in the middle of nowhere.
    -- Drunvalo Melchizedek

    #Dream #Children #Tiny

  • When you get into the whole field of exploring, probably 90 percent of the kinds of organisms, plants, animals and especially microorganisms and tiny invertebrate animals are unknown. Then you realize that we live on a relatively unexplored plan.
    -- E. O. Wilson

    #Animal #Fields #Tiny

  • Some tiny creature, mad with wrath, is coming nearer on the path.
    -- Edward Gorey

    #Wrath #Mad #Tiny

  • All anyone can hope for is just a tiny bit of love, like a drop in a cup if you can get it, or a waterfall, a flood, if you can get that too.
    -- Edwidge Danticat

    #Waterfalls #Tiny #Cups

  • Excitement and depression, fortune and misfortune, pleasure and pain are storms in a tiny private, shell-bound realm - which we take to be the whole of existence. Yet we can break out of this shell and enter a new world.
    -- Eknath Easwaran

    #Pain #Storm #Tiny

  • Sometimes you can tell a large story with a tiny subject.
    -- Eliot Porter

    #Photography #Stories #Tiny

  • When I read a story, I relive the moment from which it sprang. A scene burned itself into me, a building magnetized me, a mood orseason of Nature's penetrated me, history suddenly appeared to me in some tiny act, or a face had begun to haunt me before I glanced at it.
    -- Elizabeth Bowen

    #Live In The Moment #Stories #Tiny

  • In the tiny torn up pieces of his mind he's irresistible too.
    -- Elvis Costello

    #Mind #Pieces #Tiny

  • Being tiny has been difficult for me in a business that regarded physicality as the most important part of your life.
    -- Estelle Getty

    #Important #Tiny #Difficult

  • Las Vegas was such a teeny, tiny place.
    -- Eydie Gorme

    #Vegas #Las Vegas #Tiny

  • What do you think, would not one tiny crime be wiped out by thousands of good deeds?
    -- Fyodor Dostoevsky

    #Thinking #Deeds #Tiny

  • Captain Niall, having apparently resigned himself to losing his quarry, was savaging her horsehair petticoat into teeny, tiny shreds. "Really, what did my poor petticoat do to offend?
    -- Gail Carriger

    #Captains #Tiny #Losing

  • In the sciences, the authority of thousands of opinions is not worth as much as one tiny spark of reason in an individual man.
    -- Galileo Galilei

    #Men #Sparks #Tiny

  • Every Joke is a Tiny Revolution
    -- George Orwell

    #Humor #Tiny #Revolution

  • Wealth, like a tree, grows from a tiny seed.
    -- George S. Clason

    #Tree #Tiny #Wealth

  • Fact is Our Lord knew all about the power of money: He gave capitalism a tiny niche in His scheme of things, He gave it a chance, He even provided a first installment of funds. Can you beat that? It's so magnificent. God despises nothing. After all, if the deal had come off, Judas would probably have endowed sanatoriums, hospitals, public libraries or laboratories.
    -- Georges Bernanos

    #Library #Tiny #Firsts

  • God must have said, "I know what I'll do, I'll send my Love right down there where they are. And I'll send it as a tiny baby, so they'll have to touch it, and they'll have to hold it close."
    -- Gloria Gaither

    #Christmas #Baby #Tiny

  • The economy is rough. I think that affects everyone from big filmmakers to tiny filmmakers.
    -- Greta Gerwig

    #Thinking #Tiny #Economy

  • The secret of big and revolutionary actions also consists in discovering the tiny step that is simultaneously a strategic step, insofar as it entails additional steps in the direction of a better reality.
    -- Gustav Heinemann

    #Reality #Secret #Tiny

  • Our spaceship is a tiny bubble in a glass of God,
    -- Harry Martinson

    #Glasses #Tiny #Spaceships

  • I don't think I'm curvaceous. It's simply that most other actresses are really, stupidly tiny.
    -- Hayley Atwell

    #Thinking #Tiny #Actresses

  • J.K. Rowling said Bellatrix's role was going to be significant in the last one, when I showed some reluctance in playing a tiny bit part. Up front, they said, 'You're very significant in the last one.' But significant could mean a lot of things. That could just mean a significant plot point. Doesn't necessarily equal big part.
    -- Helena Bonham Carter

    #Mean #Lasts #Tiny

  • Every word you utter to another human being has an effect, but you don't know it. If people begin to understand that change comes about as a result of a million tiny acts that seem totally insignificant, well then, they wouldn't hesitate to take those tiny acts.
    -- Howard Zinn

    #People #Tiny #Results

  • Even if you live in a tiny village, there's an Internet site. It's quite easy to find clothes, but sometimes women don't know how to mix them.
    -- Ines de La Fressange

    #Clothes #Village #Tiny

  • In the center was a tiny handprint in red paint.
    -- J.R. Ward

    #Handprints #Red #Tiny

  • Pearl rolled a tiny pink speck in her fingers, possibly part of Rose's new leg that I'd tried so hard to make a good match. Pearl laughed and flicked it away as if it was snot out of her nose. I suddenly couldn't stand it. I rushed at her.She saw I wasn't playing around. She ran for it but I caught up with her along the landing. I punched her hard in the chest and she staggered back wards - back and back, and then she wobbled and went right over, down the stairs.
    -- Jacqueline Wilson

    #Rose #Pearls #Tiny

  • It's really the sense of isolation, more than anything, realizing how tiny you are down in this big vast black unknown and unexplored place,
    -- James Cameron

    #Black #Tiny #Realizing

  • In volume terms, the Tasmanian wine industry is as tiny as its potential is large.
    -- James Halliday

    #Wine #Tiny #Volume

  • In the end, we are only tiny frightened animals, doing our best to survive amid other tiny frightened animals.
    -- James Hollis

    #Animal #Tiny #Ends

  • Seizing on a piece of business, I become tiny, eager, efficient: roiled water I cannot see into.
    -- James Richardson

    #Water #Pieces #Tiny

  • Tiny Salmoneus of the air His mimic bolts the firefly threw.
    -- James Russell Lowell

    #Firefly #Air #Tiny

  • It's a big universe. To stay in one tiny place is doing a disservice to yourself.
    -- Janelle Monae

    #Tiny #Bigs #Universe

  • We discover that we are at the same time very insignificant and very important, because each of our actions is preparing the humanity of tomorrow; it is a tiny contribution to the construction of the huge and glorious final humanity
    -- Jean Vanier

    #Humanity #Important #Tiny

  • ...even a tiny bit of deceit is dishonorable when it's used for selfish or cowardly reasons. - Mr. Penderwick
    -- Jeanne Birdsall

    #Selfish #Deceit #Tiny