Big Quotes

Big business makes its money out of buy – products.

Whoever is in a hurry shows that the thing he is about is too big for him.

The dinosaur’s eloquent lesson is that if some bigness is good, an overabundance of bigness is not necessarily better. If our trend to bigness continues unrestrained, American society as we know it may be infinitely damaged. For we will move inevitably from free enterprise to socialized capitalism. And our political and personal freedoms will suffer […]

God is usually on the side of big squadrons and against little ones.

The legal system is in part responsible for the very size and growth (of big business and big government). And too often when the individual finds himself in conflict with these forces, the legal system sides with the giant institution, not the small businessman or private citizen.

Teilhard is for ever shouting at us: things or affairs are, in alphabetical order, astounding, colossal, endless, enormous, fantastic, giddy, hyper-, immense, implacable, indefinite, inexhaustible, extricable, infinite, infinitesimal, innumerable, irresistible, measureless, mega-, monstrous, mysterious, prodigious, relentless, super-, ultra-, unbelievable, unbridled or unparalleled. When something is described as merely “huge” we feel let down.

A big corporation is more or less blamed for being big. It is only big because it gives service. If it doesn’t give service, it gets small faster than it grew.

We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.

Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.

We find a delight in the beauty and happiness of children, that makes the heart too big for the body.