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" A chief petty officer taught me shorthand, which got me promoted to yeoman first class. "
" Amazon is famously run by studying and responding to its own data; yet when it comes to promotions, decisions are often subjective and guided by human emotions and petty political dynamics. "
" Apartheid - both petty and grand - is obviously evil. Nothing can justify the arrogant assumption that a clique of foreigners has the right to decide on the lives of a majority. "
" A petty reason perhaps why novelists more and more try to keep a distance from journalists is that novelists are trying to write the truth and journalists are trying to write fiction. "
" As the economy goes south, petty theft begins. And then grand theft. And then muggings. "
" At its best, entertainment is going to be a subjective thing that can't win for everyone, while at worst, a particular game just becomes a random symbol for petty tribal behavior. "
" 'Attack The Block' is an alien invasion film set in South London. It's about a group of kids who are some petty thugs, who have to find the hero in themselves, when they attack. "
" Awards are not something that I measure my work by. I've been so fortunate and I've gotten to do such terrific things that it seems petty to look back and say, 'Oh, I should have gotten that prize.' I don't look at it that way. "
" A winner rebukes and forgives; a loser is too timid to rebuke and too petty to forgive. "
Sydney J. Harris
" Because cheating is easier when we can justify our behavior, people often cheat in small amounts: We can come up with an excuse for stealing Post-It notes, but it is much more difficult to come up with an excuse for taking $10,000 from petty cash. "
" Class is considerate of others. It knows that good manners is nothing more than a series of petty sacrifices. "
" Congressional opposition to immigration reform or emergency funds doesn't stem from any philosophical objections or differences of principle. It stems from a calculated, petty, selfish rejection of anything Obama proposes. "
" Deceit is the game of petty spirits, and that is by nature a woman's quality. "
" Divorce is a 50-50 thing, and it can be a number of petty things that finally drive you out of your mind. "
" Don't be afraid of failure; be afraid of petty success. "
" Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things. "
" Every man may reign secure in his petty tyranny, and spread terror and desolation around him, until the trump of the Archangel shall excite different emotions in his soul. "
" 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. "
" Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious. Great speech is impassioned, small speech cantankerous. "
" I am very competitive - with myself and everybody else. I'm petty, too. "
Bozoma Saint John
" I don't get into these petty things, Kentucky-Louisville. To me, it's nonsense... There will be people at Kentucky that will have a nervous breakdown if they lose to us... They've got to put the fences up on bridges. There will be people consumed by Louisville. "
" I don't want to be a politician. I don't like politics. It's petty; it fights dirty. "
" If I would go up on a high note, Eddie would want a low one. That's how petty the situation had become. "
" If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion, or force citizens to confess by word or act. "
" If there is one realm in which it is essential to be sublime, it is in wickedness. You spit on a petty thief, but you can't deny a kind of respect for the great criminal. "
" I get so tired listening to one million dollars here, one million dollars there, it's so petty. "
" I have very little respect for Nancy Reagan. There is something about her that is very petty. "
" I liked teaching, but the bureaucracy of academia and the petty intrigue... It wasn't a good fit. Once I admitted that myself, that I didn't like academia, I was ready to try TV. "
" I'm a big fan of Bruce Springsteen and Tom Petty, they're my two favorites. "
" I'm an old rock and roll buff. I love Bruce Springsteen and Tom Petty. "
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