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 Thomas Sprat - “A great proportion of the wretchedness which has embittered married life, has originated in a negligence of trifles.”  
 Alexander Smith - “Trifles make up the happiness or the misery of human life.”  
 George Chapman - “He that shuns trifles must shun the world.”  
 Doris Lessing - “It is the mark of great people to treat trifles as trifles and important matters as important.”  
 Thomas Sprat - “A great proportion of the wretchedness which has embittered married life, has originated in a negligence of trifles”  
 Lord Chesterfield - “A man of sense only trifles with them, plays with them, humors and flatters them, as he does with a sprightly and forward child but he neither consults them about, nor trusts them with, serious matters.”  
 Blaise Pascal - “The sensibility of man to trifles, and his insensibility to great things, indicates a strange inversion.”  
 Arthur Schopenhauer - “It is in the treatment of trifles that a person shows what they are.”  
 NapolĂ©on Bonaparte - “Men are lead by trifles.”  
 Joseph Addison - “What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.”  
 Joseph Story - “Be brief, be pointed, let your matter stand lucid in order, solid and at hand spend not your words on trifles but condense strike with the mass of thought, not drops of sense press to the close with vigor, once begun, and leave - how hard the task”  
 Mark Akenside - “Seeks painted trifles and fantastic toys, and eagerly pursues imaginary joys.”  
 William Shakespeare - “Trifles light as air are to the jealous confirmations strong as proofs of holy writ”  
 Wallace Stevens - “How full of trifles everything is It is only one's thoughts that fill a room with something more than furniture.”  
 Charles Spurgeon - “Our misery is that we thirst so little for these sublime things, and so much for the mocking trifles of time and space.”  
 Arthur Schopenhauer - “It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.”  
 Aristotle - “Revolutions are not about trifles, but they spring from trifles”  
 Henry Brooks Adams - “In practice, such trifles as contradictions in principle are easily set aside the faculty of ignoring them makes the practical man”  
 Harriet Beecher Stowe - “A little reflection will enable any person to detect in himself that setness in trifles which is the result of the unwatched instinct of self-will and to establish over himself a jealous guardianship.”  
 Alfred Tennyson - “It is the little rift within the lute That by and by will make the music mute, And ever widening slowly silence all.”  
 Austin O'Malley - “A hole is nothing at all, but you can break your neck in it.”  
 Ralph Waldo Emerson - “The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.”  
 Benjamin Disraeli - “Little things affect little minds.”  
 Alfred Tennyson - “It is the little rift within the lute, That by and by will make the music mute, And ever widening slowly silence all.”  
 Arthur Schopenhauer - “It is with trifles, and when he is off guard, that a man Best reveals his character.”  

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