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QUOTES AND APHORISMS ON PETTINESS
In larger things we are convivial; what causes trouble is the trivial.
Richard Armour (1906-1989, American poet)
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680, French classical writer)
Often we allow ourselves to be upset by small things we should despise and forget. We lose many irreplaceable hours brooding over grievances that, in a year's time, will be forgotten by us and by everybody. No, let us devote our life to worthwhile actions and feelings, to great thoughts, real affections and enduring undertakings.
Andre Maurois (1885-1967, French writer)
How full of trifles everything is! It is only one's thoughts that fill a room with something more than furniture.
Wallace Stevens (1879-1955, American poet)
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