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For the want of a nail the shoe was lost, For the want of a shoe the horse was lost, For the want of a horse the rider was lost, For the want of a rider the battle was lost, For the want of a battle the kingdom was lost, And all for the want of a horse-shoe nail. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Boston is a moral and intellectual nursery always busy applying first principles to trifles. (Quote by - George Santayana)

It is in trifles, and when he is off his guard, that a man best shows his character. (Quote by - Arthur Schopenhauer)

It is the little bits of things that fret and worry us; we can dodge an elephant, but we can't dodge a fly. (Quote by - Josh Billings)

Revolutions are not about trifles, but spring from trifles. (Quote by - Aristotle)

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

To be angry about trifles is mean and childish; to rage and be furious is brutish; and to maintain perpetual wrath is akin to the practice and temper of devils; but to prevent and suppress rising resentment is wise and glorious, is manly and divine. (Quote by - Isaac Watts)

What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. They are but trifles, to be sure; but, scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

There is nothing 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. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Society, dead or alive, can have no charm without intimacy and no intimacy without an interest in trifles. (Quote by - Arthur Balfour)

Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle. (Quote by - Michelangelo)

O jealousy! thou magnifier of trifles. (Quote by - Friedrich von Schiller)

A small leak will sink a great ship. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Trifles make up the happiness or the misery of mortal life. (Quote by - Alexander Smith)

Now as to politeness... I would venture to call it benevolence in trifles. (Quote by - Lord Chatham)

Little strokes fell great oaks. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

It is the mark of great people to treat trifles as trifles and important matters as important. (Quote by - Doris Lessing)

Tush! These are trifles, and mere old wives' tales. (Quote by - Christopher Marlowe)

Little things affect little minds. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

Small ills are the fountains of most of our groans. Men trip not on mountains, they stumble on stones. (Quote by - Chinese Proverb)


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