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«Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious.»
Author: Chuang Tzu | Keywords: contentious, petty
«Hunger, revenge, to sleep are petty foes, But only death the jealous eyes can close»
Author: William Wycherley | Keywords: foes, jealous, petty
«Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things»
«A petty reason perhaps why novelists more and more try to keep a distance from journalists is that novelists are trying to write the truth and journalists are trying to write fiction.»
«Have no fear of robbers or murderers. They are external dangers, petty dangers. We should fear ourselves. Prejudices are the real robbers; vices the real murders. The great dangers are within us. Why worry about what threatens our heads or purses? Let us think instead of what threatens our souls.»
«A family on the throne is an interesting idea. It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life.»
«Great necessity elevates man, petty necessity casts him down»
«Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices»
«He Himself is the Great Banker; God is our Lord and Master. I am His petty merchant. My mind, body and soul are all Your capital assets. You, O God, are the True Banker of servant Nanak.»
Author: Sri Guru Granth Sahib | Keywords: merchant, petty
«But love is blind, and lovers cannot see What petty follies they themselves commit»

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