The best portion of a good man’s life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
An aphorism ought to be entirely isolated from the surrounding world like a little work of art and complete in itself like a hedgehog.
We know little of the things for which we pray.
The usual picture of Socrates is of an ugly little plebeian who inspired a handsome young nobleman to write long dialogues on large topics.
Every little thing counts in a crisis.
The pathetic almost always consists in the detail of little events.
Don’t show off every day, or you’ll stop surprising people. There must always be some novelty left over. The person who displays a little more of it each day keeps up expectations, and no one ever discovers the limits of his talent.
The president has very little effect on the economy. If you want to put blame or credit, the main person who influences the business cycle is the head of the Federal Reserve Bank.
Education in the past has been too much inspiration and too little information.