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An epigram often flashes light into regions where reason shines but dimly.

What is a epigram? A dwarfish whole. Its body brevity, and wit its soul.
An epigram is a flashlight of a truth; a witticism, truth laughing at itself.
Certain brief sentences are peerless in their ability to give one the feeling that nothing remains to be said.
A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.
Enthusiasm. A distemper of youth, curable by small doses of repentance in connection with outward applications of experience.
When the doors of opportunity swing open, we must make sure that we are not too drunk or too indifferent to walk through.
We dribble away our life, little by little, in small packages -- we don't throw it away all at once.
If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?
Labor is man's greatest function. He is nothing, he can do nothing, he can achieve nothing, he can fulfill nothing, without working.
What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration.
Be scared. You cant help that. But dont be afraid. Aint nothing in the woods going to hurt you unless you corner it, or it smells that you are afraid. A bear or a deer, too, has got to be scared of a coward the same as a brave man has got to be.
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
A small debt makes a man your debtor, a large one your enemy.
More die in the United States from too much food than from too little.
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you're in control, they're in control.
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.
Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing.
Management works in the system; Leadership works on the system.
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Leadership is the activity of influencing people to cooperate towards some goal which they come to find desirable and which motivates them over the long haul.
Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.
The most important thing about motivation is goal setting. You should always have a goal.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
Happiness is a small and unworthy goal for something as big and fancy as a whole lifetime, and should be taken in small doses.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
Rule #1: Don't sweat the small stuff. Rule #2: It's all small stuff.
Small kindnesses, small courtesies, small considerations, habitually practiced in our social intercourse, give a greater charm to the character than the display of great talents and accomplishments.
Life is made up of small pleasures. Happiness is made up of those tiny successes. The big ones come too infrequently. And if you don't collect all these tiny successes, the big ones don't really mean anything.
As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words, so small wits seem to have the gift of speaking much and saying nothing.
Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
Believe Big. The size of your success is determined by the size of your belief. Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success. Remember this, too! Big ideas and big plans are often easier -- certainly no more difficult -- than small ideas and small plans.
If you think you're too small to make a difference, you've obviously never been in bed with a mosquito.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
There is nothing, Sir, too little for so little a creature as man. It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible.
The man who promises everything is sure to fulfil nothing, and everyone who promises too much is in danger of using evil means in order to carry out his promises, and is already on the road to perdition.
You can't know too much, but you can say too much.
Govern a family as you would cook a small fish -- very gently.
No dreamer is ever to small; no dream is ever to big.
A person wrapped up in himself makes a small package.
Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take small steps.
Mighty things from small beginnings grow.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Great people talk about ideas. Small people talk about other people.
We grow small trying to be great.
Wink at small faults, for you have great ones yourself.
Too much sensibility creates unhappiness and too much insensibility creates crime.
Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly.
Nothing is too small to know, and nothing too big to attempt.

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