Small Things Quotes

Small Things Quotes by Kobo Abe, Dimitar Berbatov, Vir Das, Mother Teresa, Grace Lee Boggs, Rajneesh and many others.

When I look at small things, I think I shall go on living: drops of rain, leather gloves shrunk by being wet… When I look at something too big, I want to die: the Diet Building, or a map of the world.
There are small things that every coach brings when they go to a new team. Like, you need to press this way or the other way.
I don’t think one gets to choose the kind of comedy he/she does. I may not talk about Rahul Gandhi‘s take on an ordinance, but I will talk about things as simple as a ‘chappal’ or a ‘sherwani.’ My comedy is about small things, and that is how it connects.
Do not think that love in order to be genuine has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
We can begin by doing small things at the local level, like planting community gardens or looking out for our neighbors. That is how change takes place in living systems, not from above but from within, from many local actions occurring simultaneously.
Just two small things: meditation and let-go. Remember these two key words: meditation and surrender. Meditation will take you in, and surrender will take you into the whole. And this is the whole of religion. Within these two words Buddha has condensed the whole essence of religion.
Do one thing everyday that scares you. Those small things that make us uncomfortable help us build courage to do the work we do.
The habit of attending to small things and of appreciating small courtesies is one of the important marks of a good person.
As the clockwork of the millennia moved a notch in front of their eyes, it had taken their thoughts from small things and reminded them of how vulnerable they were to time.
I am Moody… and a Cancerian to the boot. Even a small thing can change the entire mood, but I’m working on that. Besides, I’m also loyal and possessive.
The girl she said, I didn’t tell you this because it was a small thing, but little girls, they leave their hearts at home when they walk outside. Hearts are so precious. They don’t want to lose them.
Tuchel always just trusted me and gave me a chance. Of course, he’s given me tips and feedback with what he sees every day in training and stuff like that, small things.
Many small people, in small places, doing small things can change the world.
In the popular arena, one can tell … that the average man … imagines that an industrious acquisition of particulars will render him a man of knowledge. With what pathetic trust does he recite his facts! He has been told that knowledge is power, and knowledge consists of a great many small things.
Life is too short to stress the small things anymore.
If you take care of the little things, the big things take care of themselves.
Renford Reese
The Chinese say that there is no scenery in your home town. They’re right. Being in another place heightens the senses, allows you to see more, enjoy more, take delight in small things; it makes life richer. You feel more alive, less cocooned.
I do not miss childhood, but I miss the way I took pleasure in small things, even as greater things crumbled.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
Little movements of communities of ordinary radicals are committed to doing small things with great love.
I would tell myself the same thing that I continue to tell myself today, which is don’t sweat the small things.
I put little goals in place every day, and I think if you can kind of keep to the small things it’s easier to capture the big picture at the end.
Never hesitate to take what you think are small things to God; after all, EVERYTHING is small to God.
I no longer have time for unnecessary drama. I wasted so much time scared, self-conscious and insecure. Life is too short to stress the small things anymore.
The climate of our culture is changing. Under these new rains, new suns, small things grow great, and what was great grows small; whole species disappear and are replaced.
Small things make base men proud.
I want to talk to the audience. This is what I’ve been doing in my work in French forevertalking about small things becoming big problems. I notice all the details, all the tiny little things.
Moments like this act as magical interludes, placing our hearts at the edge of our souls: fleetingly, yet intensely, a fragment of eternity has come to enrich time…When tea becomes ritual, it takes its place at the heart of our ability to see greatness in small things.
Yesterday I was thinking about the whole idea of genius and creative people, and the notion that if you create some magical art, somehow that exempts you from having to pay attention to the small things.
I find that the more willing I am to be grateful for the small things in life, the bigger stuff just seems to show up from unexpected sources, and I am constantly looking forward to each day with all the surprises that keep coming my way!
You may be capable of great things, But life consists of small things.
It is not what to do, but how much love we put into the doing. We can do not greats, only small things with great love.” – Mother Theresa
Best things in life aren’t things.
On grass, it can be the small things that decide a match.
Focus very clearly on a few small things. The purpose of a business is to give someone something that they want. Have a product or service that’s really excellent. […] What can you offer that no one else can offer and will satisfy them at a higher level than what anyone else can?
I love my job. But I like to have fun at work. So I don’t get finicky if one strand of hair is standing out in a shot. I don’t get finicky about broken nails. I don’t let small things affect me. I’m not perfect. Nobody is. There’s no fun in being perfect. I enjoy my work; there’s no pressure on me.
To pray is no small thing. It is nothing less than a sacred pilgrimage into the heart of the whole world.
I was a pedantic child. I’d get really annoyed at the logic of small things that don’t bother anyone else.
One of the best things in the gospel of Jesus is the stress it lays on small things. It ascribes more value to quality than to quantity; it teaches that God does not ask how much we do, but how we do it.
Never give in, never! Be it concerning large things or small things, never, never, never!
I am very conscious that, from the time of The God of Small Things was published 10 years ago, we are in a different world … which needs to be written about differently, and I really very much want to do that.
I live in a space of thankfulness- And I have been rewarded a million times over for it. I started out giving thanks for the small things, and more thankful I become, the more my bounty increased, that’s because what you focus on expands and when you focus on the goodness in your life, you create more of it.
I think I can change small things to make me feel better each and every day.
A great disaster is a symbol to us to remember all the big things of life and forget the small things, of which we have thought too much.
One must obey the man whom the city sets up in power in small things and in justice and in its opposite.
Popularity has a bright side, it unlocks many doors. But the truth is that I don’t like it very much because it changes the private life into a very small thing.
The older I get, the more I’m conscious of ways very small things can make a change in the world. Tiny little things, but the world is made up of tiny matters, isn’t it?
Well, normally I’m against big things. I think the world is going to be saved by millions of small things. Too many things can go wrong when they get big.” — Pete Seeger (on how he felt about attending his big 90th birthday bash last year)
I try to look after the really small things and the really big things, and delegate the stuff in between.
He who denies himself much in great matters will readily indulge himself in small things.
God spare me sclerosis of the curiosity, for the curiosity which craves to keep us informed about the small things no less than the large is the mainspring, the dynamo, the jet propulsion of all complete living.
No matter what’s happening, choose to be happy. Don’t focus on what’s wrong. Find something positive in your life. Thank God for the small things.
I do small things. I try to do good things every day.
All I know is that I carried you for nine months. I fed you, I clothed you, I paid for your college education. Friending me on Facebook seems like a small thing to ask in return.
If you don’t feel strong desires for the manifestation of the glory of God, it is not because you have drunk deeply and are satisfied. It is because you have nibbled so long at the table of the world. Your soul is stuffed with small things, and there is no room for the great.
Studing jewelry gives you an incredible technical background. If you can work on very, very small things, then, I think, typically you find it easier to go bigger rather than the other way around. I think a lot of architects have struggled with small things. Whereas if you start small, it’s easier to get bigger.
When approaching the small things, you have to know, ‘If I do my job, it’s going to make the job easier for everybody else.’
Heaven will ask things of you at some point, perhaps small things at first. You must be ready.
It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
Small things become small folks.
The human heart is no small thing, for it can embrace so much.
Politeness has been well defined as benevolence in small things.
You will find that the State is the kind of organization which, though it does big things badly, does small things badly, too.
No small thing, a bee‘s sting When it enters the heart Not so benign, the growing vine When it tears stone apart
Lord make me satisfied with small things. Make me content to live on the outside of life. God make me love the rind!
Words are such small things, like confetti in the brain, and yet they are color and clarify everything, they can stain the mind or warp the feelings.
I did a small, small thing in Quiz Show, where I was really just a glorified extra. But, you know, New York actor, few days on a film set: Great! I was probably making subway fare on the play that I was doing at the time. I always think of The Underneath as the first film that I ever did.
Getting injured gave me the opportunity to re-examine some small things like my serves.
Greatness is a lot of small things done well. Day after day, workout after workout, obedience after obedience, day after day.
A life of value is not a series of great things well done; it is a series of small things consciously done.
I had, over the years, collected things, small things, as people do, and I had put them all together and showed them in what became a building in the form of the Geometric Mouse.
I study the Bible constantly. I teach the Bible. You know, I’m a Bible conductor, and I have a lot of people studies. But also, I see how small things really help people to get over humps in their life. Gives them direction.
None of us, including me, ever do great things. But we can all do small things, with great love, and together we can do something wonderful.
Far better is it for you to go through one small thing that frightens you than to make a thousand plans for an imagined fearless day to come.
Being the vice-captain, you see a lot of things on the field. You have to try and help the captain as much as you can and lead by example on the field. Small things like getting a run-out or taking a catch makes the other boys try and lift their standards. So yes, I do have an important role, even if I’m not captain.
The best perfection of a religious man is to do common things in a perfect manner. A constant fidelity in small things is a great and heroic virtue.
I think the world is going to be saved by millions of small things.
The little boy nodded at the peony and the peony seemed to nod back. The little boy was neat, clean and pretty. The peony was unchaste, dishevelled as peonies must be, and at the height of its beauty.(…) Every hour is filled with such moments, big with significance for someone.
When a man looks at the stars, he grows calm and forgets small things. They answer his questions and show him that his earth is only one of the million worlds. Hold your soul still and look upward often, and you will understand their speech. Never forget the stars.
Getting organized in the normal routines of life and finishing little projects you’ve started is an important first step toward realizing larger goals. If you can’t get a handle on the small things, how will you ever get it together to focus on the big things?
I mean, I don’t want to sound – of course it’s very nice, people come up and say appreciative things about my work. But the loss, in terms of privacy and anonymity, is no small thing to me.
The way we do small things determines the way we do EVERYTHING
So, the tendency of our childish nature is to take small things too seriously and get easily offended, whereas when we are confronted with situations which have long-term consequences, we tend to take things less seriously
He is invited to do great things who receives small things greatly.
Greatness is a lot of small things done well, stacked up on each other.
Keep it, keep it!” I answered. “You are very welcome to it! It is only a couple of small things, doesn’t amount to anything—about everything I own in the world.
People who say that small things don’t bother them have never slept in a room with a mosquito.
You cannot be disciplined in great things and undisciplined in small things.
I try to write about small things. Paper, animals, a houselove is kind of big. I have written a love song, though. In this film, I sing it to a lamp.
Though we have rightly applauded our ancestors for their spiritual achievementsthose of us who prevail today will have done no small thing.
The last sin, the sin against the Holy Ghost – to lie to oneself. Lying to other people – that’s a small thing in comparison.
I started out giving thanks for small things, and the more thankful I became, the more my bounty increased
You are discontented with the world because you can’t get just the small things that suit your pleasure, not because it’s a world where myriads of men and women are ground by wrong and misery, and tainted with pollution.
Before, it came easy for me. I don’t have two speeds anymore. I need to focus on the small things that I once took for granted.
We’ve got to make the small things unforgettable.
For many people, the family is portrayed as the settled place of reasonable safety, but as anyone who has read ‘The God of Small Things’ would know, for me it was a dangerous place. I felt humiliated in that space. I wanted to get away as soon as I could.
Neglecting small things under the pretext of wanting to accomplish large ones is the excuse of a coward.
If you can’t do great things, do small things in a great way. Don’t wait for great opportunities. Seize common, everyday ones and make them great.
I’m conscious of what bands we tour with and what companies I want to be associated with, even in the small things: if I’m going to buy stage makeup, I want to get it from companies run by women. Those are little changes that will make a difference.
Greatness is a lot of small things done well.
What’s really important here,” I whispered loudly to myself,”is not the big things other people have thought up, but the small things you, yourself have
The heart is a small thing, but desireth great matters. It is not sufficient for a kite‘s dinner, yet the whole world is not sufficient for it.
You have to have your feet in the right position to make a pass, a lot of small things go into making a simple, straightforward pass.
As I remember my grandfather and those Christmas mornings he gave for a little girl‘s pleasure, I know that often a big life starts with doing small things.
Only the small things in life are important
If small things have the power to disturb you, then who you think you are is exactly that: small.
We fought so long against small things that we became small ourselves.
Small things affects small minds.
Meaning drives us from despair to wonder, from confusion to clarity, from hesitance to confidence. And the only place to find meaning is in the importance of small things.
Harmony makes small things grow; lack of it makes great things decay.
It was a small thing, but it was a thing, and things have a way of either dying or growing, and it wasn’t dying.
Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs.
The best way to handle responsibility is to break it down into smaller parts. Take care of one small thing at a time.
It is so often the odd, the unexpected, the apparently trifling, that stamps itself upon the memory for ever, while much more memorable things pass away like a breath of wind.
To save the culture of your allies is a small thing. To cherish the culture of your enemy, to risk your life and the life of other men to save it, to give it all back to them as soon as the battle was won… it was unheard of, but that is exactly what Walker Hancock and the other Monuments Men intended to do.
Robert M. Edsel
I sometimes think that perhaps our minds are too weak to grasp joy or sorrow except in small things…In the big things joy and sorrow are just alikeoverwhelming. At least, we only get them bit by bit, in tiny flashes – in waves – that our minds can’t stand for very long. p 199
Faithfulness in the small things will lead to blessing in the big things.
Getting small things like Visa or driving licence should be made easier as we, in financial service sectors, are dealing with financial regulations and tax constraints.
He felt with the force of a revelation that to throw up the clods of earth manfully is as beneficent as to revolutionize the world. It was not the matter of the work, but the mind that went into it, that counted – and the man who was not content to do small things well would leave great things undone.
All of the images of Jesus and of the kingdom are small things: be a light in the darkness.
There are a couple of scenes in David Lynch’s ‘Dune‘ that I loved – again, small things but inspired and elegantly done.
Small things start us in new ways of thinking
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
Despotism accomplishes great things illegally; liberty doesn’t even go to the trouble of accomplishing small things legally.
As one gets older being sad and miserable can become a bit of a habit. To counteract this, she suggests making a point of savoring such things as the tastiness of a piece of fruit, or other small things we might have been prone to overlook during our younger, busier days.
it is the sum of small things successfully done that lifts a life out of bondage to the humdrum.
There are simple, small things you can do that really will impact the space. Things like changing out your curtain panels to something that adds a fresh new feel. Or maybe a smart pattern. Also swapping out an area rug, throws and pillows can be done in no time, and really have a dramatic effect.
A clean and sensitive conscience, a steady and scrupulous integrity in small things as well as large, is the most valuable of all possessions, to a nation as to an individual.
Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.
Truth is so excellent, that if it praises but small things they become noble.
Sometimes I need people around me to remind me, to keep enjoying the small things.
Stay faithful in things large and taking on the world, but stay faithful in those things small – because remember it’s the small things, the size of a mustard seed, that ultimately moves mountains.
Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
And it is not a slight thing when they, who are so fresh from God, love us.
I think God calls us to small things, to faithfulness right where we are, to just do the next thing. I was simply writing out our family stories in my online journal, scratching out what I want to remember, what I was wrestling out with God.
There are thousands willing to do great things for one willing to do a small thing.
Success is the sum of a lot of small things done correctly.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
When I’m getting ready for a movie, let’s just say my diet is ‘The Antisocial Diet.’ I don’t go to restaurants. I don’t eat what I really want to eat. I don’t eat much. I eat small things frequently. Lots of protein and greens. And I don’t eat with people, because there’s a tendency to get social and then to overeat.
Hollywood dishes out too much praise for small things I won’t let it get me, but too much praise can turn a fellow‘s head if he doesn’t watch his step.
You become great by going small thing in a great way.
Awe enables us to see in the world intimations of the divine, to sense in small things the beginning of infinite significance, to sense the ultimate in the common and the simple, to feel in the rush of the passing the stillness of the eternal.
I enjoy that, and the idea of doing small things over a period of time. I think there are certain things you can do for water control in America, because that will be our most precious resource. In America, you pay more for water than you do for gas.
Such a small thing to cause so much trouble.
I need to capture my sprite with trembling hands. Except I could crush her. Wonder how many small things of beauty – flowers, seashells, dragonflies – have met such a demise. Wonder how much fragile love has collapsed beneath the weight of confession.
Small things may be important to us; to be a sometime anything is sometimes something.
The Warrior of the Light pays attention to small things because they can severely hamper him.
I like to jot down ideas on the back of envelopes and to recognise the potential value in small things. I also like the freedom to think without feeling compelled to write too early. Stories are often better if we can hold back and get to know the characters and the sounds of language.
my mother was taught the ch’an concept of happiness, which was to find satisfaction in small things. i was taught to appreciate the fresh air in the morning, the colour of leaves turning red in autumn and the water’s smoothness when i soaked my hands in the basin.
The day you stop doing the small things is the day you think you’re above everybody else.
I love small things. I love them.
So, as a child in school, I used to write essays on how I spent my holiday or about a visit to a temple. I used to document small things and enjoyed the process of writing even then.
But now I rejoice when, in my winter studio, I can spread out my summer studies and recall through them the beautiful season and places which gave them being. Here the painter feels how small things may suggest the greater – the drop of water, image the firmament.
For great things do not done just happen by impulse but are a succession of small things linked together.
As a couple you get to work on so many things on a daily basis, so to work on these small things you need to spend time with each other.
Between the great things we cannot do and the small things we will not do, the danger is that we shall do nothing.
Adolphe Monod
I don’t do great things. I do small things with great love.
I always direct next to the camera and watch my actors, and so you can see the small things that you can’t see on the small screen but you can definitely see on the big screen.
Sometimes small things lead to great joys.
He’s a man…and that’s no small thing to be.
Small things were important. Secods were small things, and if you heaped enough of those on top of one another, they became a man’s life.
When tea becomes ritual, it takes place at the heart of our ability to see greatness in small things.
The path to survival was to never give up on the small things.
In a way, the sense of quality has improved, the status symbol of the small things is gone, and it is acceptable to use stainless steel, even if the neighbour uses silver.
It is no small thing, this, for a woman: freedom.
Perfection is no small thing, but it is made up of small things.
The small things you do everyday- smiling at a stranger or paying someone a compliment -bring you closer to your spiritual truth , the purity of your soul
Do great in the small things.
One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.
I think the things that everyone can do are small things, but if they’re done, it will eventually help the environment. I think recycling is the biggest effort I’m making.
Well, on lots of small things we could have done better, but on all the big things we called it right. You should make less mistakes as you get older, and I became a councillor back in 1971, so if by this stage in politics I’m making lots of big mistakes, then I shouldn’t be here.
I’m happy for all the small things a man never gets around to putting his finger on – the things we take for granted.
Men don’t pay attention to small things.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you.
We need to come up with alternatives to all the plastic wrap and containers that we use in restaurants. It’s small things, like having your team bring reusable cups to get their coffees, and consolidating shipments as much as possible.
Small things done consistently, though undramatic, yield more than the large and sporadic.
A man is a very small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders.
Meditation opens the doors of your inner treasures, what Jesus calls the kingdom of god. Meditation is only a key, and keys are always small things, but they can unlock immense treasures. Everybody is born as a prince or a princess, but gets lost in the blind crowd of beggars.
Small things done consistently, in strategic places, create major impact.
Having children obviously changes your priorities, but when you start to see life through these innocent eyes and seeing everything for the first time, you appreciate the small things.
If one finds the strength to deal with small things, one finds it to deal with the large ones as well.
Let’s not allow ourselves to be upset by small things we should despise and forget. Remember “Life is too short to be little”.
I think the success around any product is really about subtle insights. You need a great product and a bigger vision to execute against, but its really those small things that make the big difference.
An orator of past times declared that his calling was to make small things appear to be grand.
Small things make me smile.
It’s the people without the money and the power, who desperately want to live, for those people small things aren’t small at all.
Take the time and do some small thing that will be noticed and remembered. Choose your objects carefully, and buy only what you love.
Faithfulness in small things leads to faithfulness in great things, and never the other way around.
Remember all the times you were a winner; the times when you did something you were proud of, even small things. Hold these feelings close to you, this joy and confidence.
There is a curious relationship between a candidate and the reporters who cover him. It can be affected by small things like a competent press staff, enough seats, sandwiches and briefings and the ability to understand deadlines.
Give me the patience for the small things of life, courage for the great trials of life. Help me to do my best each day and then go to sleep knowing God is awake.
If you don’t have time for the small things, you won’t have time for the big things
Small things sometimes mean a whole lot!
It is the large aggregate of small things perpetually occurring that robs me of all my time. The expense of learning to read might have been spared in my education, for I never read.
Love hunger and thirst for the sake of Christ. Insofar as you pacify your body, so much much will you do make your soul virtuous. God, who rewards thoughts, words, and deeds, will give good in return for even a small thing which you gladly suffer for His sake.
He was a man who understood the virtue of small things.
Small things done with great love will change the world.
Do one small thing immediately – often this is all you need to do to get started.
It’s the small things that will make you successful.
Just small things are going to hopefully lead to a bigger surplus in the end. Obviously, you might not see it every single game, every single detail, but those small things and those small details add up so much, and that’s what creates winning.
You know, the funny thing about Lorne and that show is that, you can go over one million things, but in a business of bean counters, he still likes to laugh at small things and creates a show around it.
I guess I love the small things in life.
You will find that [the] State [Department] is the kind of organisation which, though it does big things badly, does small things badly too.
The extent to which we take everyday objects for granted is the precise extent to which they govern and inform our lives.
‘An Obedient Father’ is perhaps the novel that, some might say, Arundhati Roy had wanted to write when she wrote ‘The God of Small Things.’
Find something that makes you happy, like looking at beautiful pictures, or, if you’re able, listening to beautiful music, or sitting by the window and looking outside – small things like that can be absolutely huge.
Just as, in travel, one may miss seeing the sunset because one cannot find the ticket-office or is afraid of missing the train, so in even the closest human relationships a vast amount of time and of affection is drained away in minor misunderstandings, missed opportunities, and failures in consideration or understanding.
After ‘Where The Wild Things Are,’ which was this big, long five-year project, I spent a year making small things.
Our work may be important, but we don’t take it too seriously. Otherwise, we get attached to one relatively small thing and ignore the rest of life.
One without health cannot achieve any small thing.
Love is only a small thing, enough for one person, and any suggestion that the heart might be larger than this is considered perverse.
The most successful detectives owe their success to noticing small signs. Scouts are natural detectives and never let the smallest detail escape them. These small things are called by Scouts ‘Sign.’
It’s small things like that – a pen, or being able to communicate freely – that we should always cherish.
There are many things that seem impossible only so long as one does not attempt them.
When self control is lacking in small things, the ability to apply it to matters of importance withers away. Every day in which one does not at least deny himself some trifle is badly spent and a threat to the day following.
The problem with people is they forget that most of the time it’s the small things that count.
There is a time for some things, and a time for all things; a time for great things, and a time for small things.
Einstein‘s theory of relativity does a fantastic job for explaining big things. Quantum mechanics is fantastic for the other end of the spectrum – for small things.
The biggest obstacle to wealth is fear. People are afraid to think big, but if you think small, you’ll only achieve small things.
Right is right, and wrong is wrong, in small things as well as in big things.
I love to write down things I notice about people or things I’ve overheard people saying that are interesting. I love people-watching, and I love taking the time to notice the small things.
It’s getting too late in my life to care about the small things. It’s getting too late to not be brave, to not live my life fully, to not try to be an artist. Trivial things like how nice your hotel room is, or if you have to be naked for a while, they fade away.
I took to my room and let small things evolve slowly.
By then Esthappen and Rahel had learned that the world had other ways of breaking men. They were already familiar with the smell. Sicksweet. Like old roses on a breeze.
I do small things. I try to do good things every day.
If everyone does some good, think of what a good world this will be.
The only reason you do not do great things is because you timidly cling toВ small things.В  Will you let loose of small things and bear the uncertainty of having nothing for a while?В  Do this and eventually you will do great things.
Fidelity is simply daring to be true in small things as well as great.
As often as not our whole self…engages itself in the most trivial of things, the shape of a particular hill, a road in the town in which we lived as children, the movement of wind in grass. The things we shall take with us when we die will nearly all be small things.
Why worry about these small, small things? I don’t stress. You never hear of anyone dying of happiness.
This is how….life happens. One small thing at a time. A series of inconsequential junctions, any or none of which can lead to salvation or disaster. There are no grand moments where a person does or does not perform the act that defines their humanity. There are only moments that appear, briefly, to be this way.
I want to do small things, for small people, and to make the small people big.