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It has always been very difficult for writers to survive commercially in India because the market was so small. But that's not true at all any more. It's one of the world's fastest growing and most vibrant markets for books, especially in English.

Tags: Difficult, True  ✍ Author: Aravind Adiga

From a small seed a mighty trunk may grow.

Tags: Grow, May  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.

Tags: Kindness, Success  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

Tags: Kindness, Matter  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

For myself, I am very small indeed in my own eyes.

Tags: Eyes, Indeed  ✍ Author: Shmuel Yosef Agnon

Going from sharing a one-bedroom place to living in a loft to two people living in a house to me having my own place by myself has kind of mirrored my career... small steps to bigger, to bigger, to now having a steady job.

Tags: Career, Job  ✍ Author: Dianna Agron

If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands.

Tags: Bird, Family  ✍ Author: Douglas Adams

Small projects need much more help than great.

Tags: Great, Help  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as you dominant aspiration.

Tags: Become, Great  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

The food here is terrible, and the portions are too small.

Tags: Food, Here  ✍ Author: Woody Allen

That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.

Tags: Mankind, Step  ✍ Author: Neil Armstrong

This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.

Tags: History, Step  ✍ Author: Neil Armstrong

It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.

Tags: Pretty, Put  ✍ Author: Neil Armstrong

It is here, my daughters, that love is to be found - not hidden away in corners but in the midst of occasions of sin. And believe me, although we may more often fail and commit small lapses, our gain will be incomparably the greater.

Tags: Love, May  ✍ Author: Saint Teresa of Avila

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.

Tags: Cannot, Truth  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

Small is the number of people who see with their eyes and think with their minds.

Tags: Eyes, Minds  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.

Tags: Justice, Truth  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.

Tags: Cannot, Truth  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see.

Tags: Story, Whole  ✍ Author: C. S. Lewis

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.

Tags: Great, Minds  ✍ Author: Eleanor Roosevelt

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.

Tags: Duty, Great  ✍ Author: Helen Keller

For in the final analysis, our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this small planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's futures. And we are all mortal.

Tags: Children, Common  ✍ Author: John F. Kennedy

Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.

Tags: Large  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.

Tags: Faith, Strength  ✍ Author: Mother Teresa

Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States.

Tags: Almost, Growth  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan
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I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than those attending too small a degree of it.

Tags: Liberty, Rather  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

Since every man desires happiness, it is evidently no small matter whether he conceives of happiness in terms of work or of enjoyment.

Tags: Happiness, Work  ✍ Author: Irving Babbitt

A small town is a place where there's no place to go where you shouldn't.

Tags: Place, Town  ✍ Author: Burt Bacharach

Because I was small, I was getting the hell kicked out of me playing football.

Tags: Football, Hell  ✍ Author: Burt Bacharach

The select group of people who do make realistic cinema, who do make cinema perhaps a little more acceptable to the Western audience, is a very small percentage.

Tags: Audience, Group  ✍ Author: Amitabh Bachchan

I have seen one shrike occupy himself for hours in sticking up on thorns, a number of small fishes that the fishermen had thrown on the shore. The fishes dried up and decayed.

Tags: Himself, Seen  ✍ Author: John Bachman

Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.

Tags: God, Philosophy  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

Being constantly with children was like wearing a pair of shoes that were expensive and too small. She couldn't bear to throw them out, but they gave her blisters.

Tags: Children, Her  ✍ Author: Beryl Bainbridge

I don't let people use me. That's why I like a small number of people in my life. The more people in my life, the more complex it becomes, so I just try to keep it at a minimum.

Tags: Life, Why  ✍ Author: Anita Baker

I think growing up in a small town, the kind of people I met in my small town, they still haunt me. I find myself writing about them over and over again.

Tags: Again, Writing  ✍ Author: Anita Baker

As any actor will tell you, the hardest thing to do is small parts, because you focus all your attention and concentration on that small part. When you're playing the lead part, you don't have time to think about the whole of it, so you just have to steam on and get on with it.

Tags: Focus, Time  ✍ Author: Colin Baker

As an undergraduate I held many small jobs as an illustrator.

Tags: Held, Jobs  ✍ Author: Robert T. Bakker

Birds evolved from a small raptor like theropod.

Tags: Birds, Evolved  ✍ Author: Robert T. Bakker

One of my major goals is to develop a web of the small Wyoming museums and create a major museum system. There are about eight of these museums, and they are all scattered.

Tags: Create, System  ✍ Author: Robert T. Bakker

What does gene A do? What does gene B do? What does it do in different contexts? What's its importance? We know the answer to that for a very small number of genes, the ones that made themselves evident many years ago.

Tags: Number, Themselves  ✍ Author: David Baltimore

I really enjoy working on small films.

Tags: Enjoy, Working  ✍ Author: Eric Bana

I deliberately fly in and out of LA for as small a time as humanly possible.

Tags: Possible, Time  ✍ Author: Eric Bana

My aunt used to call me light bulb head because my head is small at the bottom and bigger at the top. But it was a term of endearment.

Tags: Light, Used  ✍ Author: Tyra Banks

Enthusiasm - a distemper of youth, curable by small doses of repentance in connection with outward applications of experience.

Tags: Experience, Youth  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

Someone once threw me a small, brown, hairy kiwi fruit, and I threw a wastebasket over it until it was dead.

Tags: Dead, Someone  ✍ Author: Erma Bombeck

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.

Tags: Big, Thoughts  ✍ Author: Ray Bradbury

Banks operate like a man who either wears his trousers round his chest, stifling breathing, as now, or round his ankles, exposing his assets. We want their trousers tied round their middle: steady lending growth; particularly to productive British business, especially small scale enterprise.

Tags: Business, Growth  ✍ Author: Vince Cable

I'm now happily remarried to a good cook, which encourages me to be lazy. I like to think that I'm a new man, but perhaps I'm not. I offset it by doing the ironing, though. She has a small farm in the New Forest with a herd of cattle, so she serves up a steak and kidney pie made with her own beef.

Tags: Good, Lazy  ✍ Author: Vince Cable

A city is a crazy concrete jungle whose people at the end of each day somehow make a small step ahead against terrible odds.

Tags: Crazy, End  ✍ Author: Herb Caen

The world of Manhattan is small and tightly knit, and the man on top retains a certain humility. He knows how far and fast he can fall by looking at the guy across the street. The view from the $250,000 apartment covers a lot of ground, most of it condemned.

Tags: Far, Humility  ✍ Author: Herb Caen

There's another way we are getting behind business - by sorting out the banks. Taxpayers bailed you out. Now it's time for you to repay the favour and start lending to Britain's small businesses.

Tags: Business, Time  ✍ Author: David Cameron

Pick up a camera. Shoot something. No matter how small, no matter how cheesy, no matter whether your friends and your sister star in it. Put your name on it as director. Now you're a director. Everything after that you're just negotiating your budget and your fee.

Tags: After, Friends  ✍ Author: James Cameron

I lived in a small town. It was 2,000 people in Canada. A little river that went through it and we swam in the - you know, there was a lot of water around. Niagara Falls was about four or five miles away.

Tags: Away, Water  ✍ Author: James Cameron

I believe that when we ask to be led, we are led, and there's nothing too small or esoteric for spiritual help.

Tags: Help, Spiritual  ✍ Author: Julia Cameron

Quite a few people have commented during the campaign that more help is required for small businesses. SMEs need support and encouragement in their early stages, and in Cambridge the links to the University and the huge pool of expertise here helps that.

Tags: Help, Here  ✍ Author: Anne Campbell

Man is an idea, and a precious small idea once he turns his back on love.

Tags: Love, Once  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

I don't go see big, silly movies. I like small things about regular folks, you know?

Tags: Big, Movies  ✍ Author: Bobby Cannavale

I like flawed characters very much. A lot of times I get asked to do parts that are kind of small but key - three-scene roles that are three kick-ass scenes. Growing up, watching as many movies as I did, I was always into character actors like that.

Tags: Character, Movies  ✍ Author: Bobby Cannavale

Fame is only good for one thing - they will cash your check in a small town.

Tags: Fame, Good  ✍ Author: Truman Capote

I'm a Midwesterner by birth, and when I traveled there, when I was young, most of the small towns were thriving, vibrant places.

Tags: Places, Young  ✍ Author: Philip Caputo

Like I said, all comedy is based on exaggeration, big or small, whatever you can get away with.

Tags: Big, Said  ✍ Author: Drew Carey

Death is caused by swallowing small amounts of saliva over a long period of time.

Tags: Death, Time  ✍ Author: George Carlin

The serpent, the king, the tiger, the stinging wasp, the small child, the dog owned by other people, and the fool: these seven ought not to be awakened from sleep.

Tags: Fool, Sleep  ✍ Author: George Washington Carver

I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large.

Tags: Big, Thought  ✍ Author: Charlie Chaplin

Man seems to be capable of great virtues but not of small virtues; capable of defying his torturer but not of keeping his temper.

Tags: Great, Seems  ✍ Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton

Some men never feel small, but these are the few men who are.

Tags: Few, Men  ✍ Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton

One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.

Tags: Great, Valley  ✍ Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton

One thing I'd like to do is angel investing in small companies. That's what's exciting, and if you are lucky to have a bit of money, you can take those risks.

Tags: Lucky, Money  ✍ Author: Nick D\'Aloisio

My father was a Norwegian who came from a small town near Oslo. He broke his arm at the elbow when he was 14, and they amputated it.

Tags: Father, Town  ✍ Author: Roald Dahl

You talk to the farmers, the ranchers, our small community bankers, and boy, one of the No. 1 issues is the regulations coming out of Washington.

Tags: Community, Talk  ✍ Author: Steve Daines

I do California casual a little bit better than really small European cut, tight apparel But I can rock some Gucci when I need to. I say this as I'm wearing Adidas sweatpants and a ten-year-old Chrome Hearts T-shirt.

Tags: Bit, Rock  ✍ Author: Carson Daly

For pure joy, I look at a small painting by Arbit Blatas. An ocean liner is at the center of the composition, perhaps ready to depart. It holds the promise of discovery.

Tags: Joy, Ocean  ✍ Author: Antonio Damasio

While we were at work there came nine or 10 of the natives to a small hill a little way from us, and stood there menacing and threatening of us, and making a great noise. At last one of them came towards us, and the rest followed at a distance.

Tags: Great, Work  ✍ Author: William Dampier

The federal government now spends one of every four dollars in the entire economy. It borrows one of every three dollars it spends. No nation, no entity, large or small, public or private, can thrive, or survive intact, with debts as huge as ours.

Tags: Government, Nation  ✍ Author: Mitch Daniels

No enterprise, small or large, public or private, can remain self-governing, let alone successful, so deeply in hock to others as we are about to be.

Tags: Alone, Successful  ✍ Author: Mitch Daniels

The dynamic is extremely similar to Gremlins and the hero is very similar, plus the small town atmosphere. It really is in a way the third Gremlins movie.

Tags: Hero, Movie  ✍ Author: Joe Dante

Film-makers in Belgium are seen as arts and crafts makers. It is a small country. There is not really a film industry there at all.

Tags: Country, Film  ✍ Author: Luc Dardenne

I don't take on big things. What I do, pretty much, is make the big things small and the small things big.

Tags: Big, Pretty  ✍ Author: Larry David

Astronauts have been stuck in low-Earth orbit, boldly going nowhere. American attempts to kick-start a new phase of lunar exploration have stalled amid the realisation that NASA's budget is too small for the job.

Tags: American, Job  ✍ Author: Paul Davies

No people in the world can make you feel so small as the English.

Tags: English  ✍ Author: Robertson Davies

The dance world is too small in lots of ways - it's too intense, it rattles around itself, and it needs exposing to other ideas.

Tags: Dance, Ideas  ✍ Author: Russell T Davies

The campaign against the death penalty has been - while a powerful campaign, its participants have been those who attend all of the vigils, a relatively small number of people.

Tags: Death, Powerful  ✍ Author: Angela Davis

The chances of each of us coming into existence are infinitesimally small, and even though we shall all die some day, we should count ourselves fantastically lucky to get our decades in the sun.

Tags: Die, Sun  ✍ Author: Richard Dawkins

I'm on the patch right now. Where it releases small dosages of approval until I no longer crave it, and then I'm gonna rip it off.

Tags: Off, Until  ✍ Author: Ellen DeGeneres

That sort of half sigh, which, accompanied by two or three slight nods of the head, is pity's small change in general society.

Tags: Change, Society  ✍ Author: Charles Dickens

They might not need me; but they might. I'll let my head be just in sight; a smile as small as mine might be precisely their necessity.

Tags: Might, Smile  ✍ Author: Emily Dickinson

Look at the bark of a redwood, and you see moss. If you peer beneath the bits and pieces of the moss, you'll see toads, small insects, a whole host of life that prospers in that miniature environment. A lumberman will look at a forest and see so many board feet of lumber. I see a living city.

Tags: Life, Living  ✍ Author: Sylvia Earle

Rather than disliking theatre, I've expressed a preference for television because it tends to deal in its small way much more with issues and is able to reach a broader church of people than theatre.

Tags: Able, Rather  ✍ Author: Christopher Eccleston

I taught in a small teacher's college for three or four years, at which point all the administrators got a pay raise and the teaching faculty didn't.

Tags: College, Teacher  ✍ Author: David Eddings

Our assistance in Somalia has been remarkably effective and successful, and we have helped with very small resources - a large group of people and we can now do even more.

Tags: Group, Successful  ✍ Author: Jan Egeland

Through the small tall bathroom window the December yard is gray and scratchy, the tree calligraphic.

Tags: December, Tree  ✍ Author: Dave Eggers

I wanted to make sure that the environment of the shooting itself was not that controlled, and the way to go about that course was to work with as small a crew as possible.

Tags: Wanted, Work  ✍ Author: Atom Egoyan

You must acquire the habits and skills of managing a small amount of money before you can have a large amount. Remember, we are creatures of habit and, therefore, the habit of managing your money is more important than the amount.

Tags: Money, Remember  ✍ Author: T. Harv Eker

The biggest obstacle to wealth is fear. People are afraid to think big, but if you think small, you'll only achieve small things.

Tags: Big, Fear  ✍ Author: T. Harv Eker

Fear not, we are of the nature of the lion, and cannot descend to the destruction of mice and such small beasts.

Tags: Fear, Nature  ✍ Author: Elizabeth I

The world gets very small after a while, if you stick around long enough.

Tags: After, Enough  ✍ Author: Edie Falco

I wanted to do Buddy Faro as a small budget movie. They said no. So I wanted to do it as a series of recurring TV movies, and they said no. So I agreed to do it as a series.

Tags: Movies, Said  ✍ Author: Dennis Farina

When I was in the California legislature in the '80s, the organic growers, who were sort of the small hippie farmers in those days, brought it to my attention that there were no regulations on organic labeling. In essence, anybody could just grow a thing any way they wanted and put 'organic' on it.

Tags: Put, Wanted  ✍ Author: Sam Farr

I believe that for the small numbers of Jewish people in the United States, they exercise a tremendous amount of influence on the affairs of government.

Tags: Government, Influence  ✍ Author: Louis Farrakhan

In this case, I realize that, unlike when I was 22 years old, I realize now that football will not go on forever, it is a small part of your life.

Tags: Football, Life  ✍ Author: Brett Favre