It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.
In TV, and in particular in commercials, you don't really need to explain very much at all - you just say he's a spy and he's a little bit theatrical and overblown and smug and he's not very good at his job.
I go a lot to see young people downtown in little theaters. It's great. If you start somebody's career, it's so exciting.
Fortune, which has a great deal of power in other matters but especially in war, can bring about great changes in a situation through very slight forces.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
Now that the House of Commons is trying to become useful, it does a great deal of harm.
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
It has to do with the fact that Ford, for all his greatness, is an Irish egomaniac, as anyone who knows him will say.
Nobody, I think, ought to read poetry, or look at pictures or statues, who cannot find a great deal more in them than the poet or artist has actually expressed. Their highest merit is suggestiveness.
I was lucky I always got along with girls. It was never like a big deal. I had a lot of girls that I was friends with that I wasn't sexual with. I think having two older sisters made me comfortable like that. I just like people, so I can just go up and say whatever.
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms.
Now, Marlon and I - for some reason, even today - even today, we can't say two words to each other. We really can't talk to each other. You know, I say to him - Marlon can't talk. I mean, he'd talk to you. But he can't talk.
The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be contrary to it. Oppositions of colors contrast; but there are also colors contrary to each other, that is, which produce an ill effect because they shock the eye when brought very near it.
If you add a little to a little and do this often, soon the little will become great.
Mankind is made great or little by its own will.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
I will always listen to my coaches. But first I listen to my body. If what they tell me suits my body, great. If my body doesn't feel good with what they say, then always my body comes first.
Out of Ireland have we come, great hatred, little room, maimed us at the start. I carry from my mother's womb a fanatic heart.
I have a great deal of company in my house; especially in the morning, when nobody calls.
I am not one of the great composers. All the great have produced enormously. There is everything in their work - the best and the worst, but there is always quantity. But I have written relatively little.
Literature is the art of discovering something extraordinary about ordinary people, and saying with ordinary words something extraordinary.
To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can himself attain greatness.
Most of the time it's the role. Sometimes it's the story and sometimes it just the paycheck. It's the little movies that come out as stories or the fact that I have work to go out, you know what I'm saying, you can only be out so long without work, you start getting antsy.