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George Bernard ShawGreatness is one of the sensations of littleness.

—  George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950, Irish writer, Nobel 1925

NapoleonHe who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.

—  Napoleon, 1769-1821, French Emperor

ConfuciusThe superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.

—  Confucius, 551-479 BC, Chinese teacher & philosopher

Kurt VonnegutWe could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap.

—  Kurt Vonnegut, 1922-2007, American writer

Samuel Taylor ColeridgeExperience informs us that the first defence of weak minds is to recriminate.

—  Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1772-1834, English poet & philosopher

JuvenalRevenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind.

—  Juvenal, 1st-2nd cent. AD, Roman satiric poet

Eugene O’NeillWe fought so long against small things that we became small ourselves.

—  Eugene O’Neill, 1888-1953, American playwright, Nobel 1936


Personal Stories

Marilyn MonroeI've often stood silent at a party for hours listening to my movie idols turn into dull and little people.

—  Marilyn Monroe, 1926-1962, American actress

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Movie Quotes

The Conformist (1970)Mediocre. A mound of petty ideas. Full of petty ambitions. She's all bed and kitchen.

—  from the film The Conformist (1970)










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