Small Minded Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 76 Quotes About Small Minded

#1. Newbies tend to demean one another. - Author: Toba Beta
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#2. I apologize for my sister, Hafell," he said quickly. "She is overwrought from events of the past few days." Nori kicked his foot, but he didn't turn a hair as he finished smoothly, "I believe she meant to say that she was a stubborn, shortsighted, small-minded, Randonnen mountain rat. - Author: Tara K. Harper
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#3. You can't tell big dreams to small minded people. - Author: Steve Harvey
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#4. Used in a personal sense, the phrase 'achieve an end' seemed to her a small-minded snare. She preferred the word life, and, on rare occasions, happiness. - Author: Roberto Bolano
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#5. Small-minded people blame others. Average people blame themselves. The wise see all blame as foolishness - Author: Epictetus
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#6. Damn. It's still the Midwest around here, no matter how many open-minded people you surround yourself with. - Author: Angela Johnson
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#7. Small nations are like indecently dressed women. They tempt the evil-minded. - Author: Julius Nyerere
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#8. Surround yourself with like-minded people who support you on the road to success. - Author: Shirley George Frazier
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#9. Only passions, and great passions, can raise the soul to great things. Without them there is no sublimity, either in morals or in creativity. Art returns to infancy, and virtue becomes small- minded. - Author: Denis Diderot
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#10. I think stupid people are surprised that I'm Australian. It's a small-minded; we live in a global community, but I suppose some people still are small-minded. - Author: Iggy Azalea
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#11. To Borody and a small band of like-minded brethren who believe in the power of poop, we are standing at the threshold of a new era in medicine. Borody sees the benefits of fecal therapy as "equivalent to the discovery of antibiotics." But first, there is much skepticism to overcome. - Author: Steven D. Levitt
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#12. The small-minded has no time to read summary. - Author: Toba Beta
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#13. We have observed for thirty centuries that a large nose is a sign on the door of our face that says 'Herein dwells a man who is intelligent, prudent, courteous, affable, noble-minded and generous'. A small nose is a cork on the bottle of the opposite vices. - Author: Cyrano De Bergerac
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#14. I am running a bit late. But all right, if I'm going to be late, I should be at least thirty minutes late. There's something small-minded about running just five minutes late, don't you think? - Author: Max Frei
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#15. Word For The Day PICAYUNE (PIK uh yoon') adj. Trivial or petty, small or small-minded. - Author: Deb Baker
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#16. Why is it," Marasi said angrily, "that small-minded men must destroy that which they know is better, and greater, than they? - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#17. Having things organized is for small-minded people. Genius controls chaos. - Author: Jens Voigt
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#18. That was the trouble with wizards, they had to make everything look difficult. All you really needed was willpower. And the Brethren had a lot of that. Small-minded and vitriolic willpower, yes, lousy with malignity maybe, but still powerful enough in its way ... - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#19. Wide horizons lead the soul to broad ideas; circumscribed horizons engender narrow ideas; this sometimes condemns great hearts to become small minded.
Broad ideas hated by narrow ideas, - this is the very struggle of progress. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#20. A healthy-minded boy should feel hearty contempt for the coward and even more hearty indignation for the boy who bullies girls or small boys, or tortures animals. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#21. If there was an elephant in the supermarket, she'd either not see it at all, or call it Mrs Jones and talk about fishcakes. - Author: Jeanette Winterson
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#22. Religions are not imaginative, not poetic, not soulful. On the contrary, they are parochial, small-minded, niggardly with the human imagination, precisely where science is generous. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#23. It is not that women are really smaller-minded, weaker-minded, more timid and vacillating, but that whosoever, man or woman, lives always in a small, dark place, is always guarded, protected, directed and restrained, will become inevitably narrowed and weakened by it. - Author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
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#24. Your dreams and goals are bigger than small minded people or the fears that they harbor. Don't let their ocean of fear trap you in the undertow. - Author: Jaha Knight
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#25. The world hasn't changed. It's full of men who hate women. It's stuffed to the gills with assholes who will mount an attack on a stranger just because she's female and they're small-minded monkey-boys with an inferiority complex.

The world hasn't changed, but I have. - Author: Robin York
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#26. You can't change the opinions of small-minded people. - Author: Denise Grover Swank
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#27. We get a lot of raps as Americans for being small-minded, but in fact, when you really drill down to the core of the culture, there's an enormous amount of compassion and forgiveness and support. - Author: Bartlett Sher
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#28. Gay people don't have a personality problem. They have a problem with small-minded motherfuckers who can't conquer a 1-inch high curb. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#29. It is natural to quarrel, to be selfish, to live a small-minded life. It is supernatural to love unconditionally, to serve others, to live a life of vision and faith. - Author: Sally Clarkson
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#30. I want to find a voracious, small-minded predator and name it after the IRS. - Author: Robert T. Bakker
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#31. My idle curiosity might lead to something more official, if the lieutenant feels his work is being hindered by an officious, small-minded, self-important bureaucrat. Not you, of course. I speak in general terms only. - Author: Douglas Preston
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#32. A roll and butter and a small coffee seemed the only things on the list that hadn't been specially prepared by the nastier-minded members of the Borgia family for people they had a particular grudge against, so I chose them. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#33. Perhaps we are all too small-minded to glimpse creation, even out little corner of it. - Author: Janet Lee Carey
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#34. The great soul understands the small-minded. - Author: Toba Beta
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#35. Small talk is incredibly important when building new relationships and is necessary to do when networking, provided it is not small minded...

Small talk helps to provide a bridge from saying "hello" to the substantive part of the conversation. - Author: Timothy M. Houston
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#36. Small-minded fools are everywhere and those with the courage to be who they are often have to suffer them. - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#37. Success-minded people need to understand that the small voice inside them is there for a reason. - Author: John Patrick Hickey
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#38. I think that when small-minded people envy and despise, then they will mock, thinking it their only weapon. I am not, I hope, a small-minded person. I will not mock you. I'll tell you straight to your face that I don't trust you and can't trust you... - Author: Kate Elliott
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#39. Jane wondered why small-minded people often form such large groups as she made her way home. - Author: Chris Nicolaisen
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#40. Small-minded speakers and writers hide behind big words. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#41. Just because someone's a member of an ethnic minority doesn't mean they're not a nasty small-minded little jerk. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#42. People's ideas and fears can make them small but they cannot make you small. People's prejudices can diminish them but they cannot diminish you. Small-minded people can think they determine your worth. But only you can determine your worth. - Author: Carly Fiorina
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#43. Do not be small minded. Do not pray for gourds and pumpkins from God, when you should be asking for pure love and pure knowledge to dawn within every heart. - Author: Ramakrishna
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#44. To associate with other like-minded people in small, purposeful groups is for the great majority of men and women a source of profound psychological satisfaction. Exclusiveness will add to the pleasure of being several, but at one; and secrecy will intensify it almost to ecstasy. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#45. Er ... er ... Just because someone's a member of an ethnic minority doesn't mean they're not a nasty small-minded little jerk, sir? - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#46. God is so big. It's a gigantic concept in God. The idea that God might love us and be interested in us is kind of huge and gigantic, but we turn it, because we're small-minded, into this tiny, petty, often greedy version of God, that is religion. - Author: Bono
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#47. What I really wish is that religious leaders could truly understand what the Bible is and stop trying to use it for hatred. I wish they could just stop hiding behind the Bible and live up to the fact that what they really stand for when they are bashing gays is small-minded bigotry. - Author: Judith E. Snow
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#48. Don't let small minded people dictate how you should look and be free. - Author: Brian Molko
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#49. Maybe - just maybe - going through the small-minded, scared, angry, petty Abbott era is the antidote we needed to combat the slow poison of decades of public apathy about politics. - Author: Andrew P. Street
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#50. For people who have ... had curve balls thrown at them, it is easier to digest change and digest change in other people. Change only scares the small-minded. The small-minded and me. - Author: Casey Affleck
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#51. Having 'best friends' is - at least for me - as outdated and small-minded a concept as the idea of 'Sunday best clothes.' - Author: Julie Burchill
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#52. I was brought up by a single mom in a poor town in Arkansas and while some aspects of small-town life were really positive - like the fact that everyone there is really sweet and hospitable - there is also this close-minded mentality, and that naturally made me want to rebel. - Author: Beth Ditto
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#53. You should not be absent-minded. But to be aware of the movement does not mean to be aware of your small self, but rather of your universal nature ... - Author: Shunryu Suzuki
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#54. I left the Midwest feeling like, "People are small-minded, they don't want to ask questions, they don't want to think out of the box." Some of that was true. - Author: Lissie
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#55. what matters is not that we believe in God. God is not small-minded. What matters is for us to understand that life is serious and rich. We should appreciate it and also try to make the world a better place. Whoever finds a balance between the two is close to God. - Author: David Lagercrantz
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#56. protect us from small-minded men with too much power. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#57. this, they've never felt that, they no longer feel anything, they don't count anymore. I think it's small-minded. I wish there were more people over sixty here, to tell you the truth. - Author: Kathleen Rooney
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#58. We've come to be consumed by a 24-hour, slash-and-burn, negative ad, bickering, small-minded politics that doesn't move us forward. - Author: Barack Obama
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#59. The incompetent always present thmeselves as experts, the cruel as pious, sinners as devout, usurers as benefactors, the small minded as patriots, the arrogant as humble, the vulgar as elegant, and teh feeble-minded as intellectual. - Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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#60. I don't think haters are small-minded; it's more tragic than that. I think they're great minded, but choose to sell themselves short every day. - Author: Steve Maraboli
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#61. It's so important for you to get around people who will stir up those seeds of greatness. Don't surround yourself with naysayers. Life is too short to hang around negative, critical, cynical, skeptical, judgmental, small-minded, jealous people ... Did I leave out anything? - Author: Joel Osteen
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#62. Chickenshit is so called - instead of horse- or bull- or elephant shit - because it is small-minded and ignoble and takes the trivial seriously. - Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
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#63. The politics of the last twenty years in Britain are liars' politics. The problem is we are ruled by the weak and the small-minded, who are too stupid to know that they are weak and small-minded. - Author: Irvine Welsh
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#64. Hollywood is great. I also think it's stupid and small-minded and shortsighted. - Author: David Fincher
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#65. If you look just at the decades after 1934, you know it's hard to point to really inspired and positive support from outside of Haiti, to Haiti, and much easier to point to either small-minded or downright mean-spirited policies. - Author: Paul Farmer
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#66. I don't need protection." Not that she minded, of course. She always protected. It's what she did every moment of the day, and that small span of time when he'd protected her had been, well like a present.
"Don't need it, no." He gave her the coordinates, and she got moving. "Deservie it, yes. - Author: Lauren Dane
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#67. Thank God for my hobgoblin, small-minded consistency ... - Author: Kate Christensen
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#68. A person of fifty-four who is still so pedantic and small-minded must be so by nature, and will never improve. - Author: Anne Frank
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#69. Don't give up. Don't listen to these foolish critics that are so small minded they don't get it tonight. - Author: Tori Amos
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#70. We are all small-minded people, creeping about the earth grubbing for our own advantage and making the very mistakes for which we want to humiliate our neighbors. - Author: Helen Simonson
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#71. Life was like that when you were fifteen and knobby-kneed and you only had a handful of choices. Your world was small and cruel and narrow-minded and breathtaking. - Author: Colleen Curran
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#72. That small-minded brand of superiority women in Gatlin, like Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Asher, were so famous for. - Author: Kami Garcia
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#73. The creationists have this creator who is evil, who is small-minded, who is malevolent, and who is not very bright and can't even get his science right. Creationists have made their creator in their own image, in my view. - Author: Ian Plimer
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#74. Dance, cher?" he asks, his blue eyes playful. I nod and he pulls me gently into his arms. He's warm. We sway to the music and the gentle rocking of the boat. His hand rests on the small of my back, in that sweet spot that makes you feel feminine and protected and adored all at once. - Author: Lisa Daily
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#75. When you are stuck in a group of people who merely trade turns at talking about themselves instead of actually conversing, it could be a matter of their not really knowing how to converse as opposed to being too small-minded or excessively Facebooked. - Author: Carolyn Hax
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#76. I don't like crowds because I am small and fear being trampled. My ideal night out is a dinner party in my backyard with a group of like-minded friends whom I boss around in a gentle and loving way. - Author: Amy Poehler
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