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List of Lesser Quotes

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Probably all the attention to poetry results in some value, though the attention is more often directed to lesser than to greater values. A. R. Ammons

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We may not commit a lesser Sin under pretence to avoid a greater, but we may, nay we ought to endure the greatest Pain and Grief rather than commit the least Sin. Mary Astell

3

It's not a bad problem to have because a lot of classic acts are known for one or two songs and in their show they basically hold those songs off until the end and you sit through an hour or so of lesser known material but in our case most of the songs are well known. Gerry Beckley

4

Although war is evil, it is occasionally the lesser of two evils. McGeorge Bundy

5

She did not admire him any more than she had. It was merely that she considered him the Lesser of two evils. Edgar Rice Burroghs

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But most Canadians have recognized to a greater or lesser extent that despite much of the so-called progress of the affluent society, essential ingredients to a meaningful life seem to be either entirely lacking, or at best, difficult to grasp. Alex Campbell

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Over the past several years, all of us as Canadians, and as members of the North American cultural and economic environment, have been to a greater or lesser extent party to a significant attitudinal change towards our culture. Alex Campbell

8

Successful people recognize crisis as a time for change - from lesser to greater, smaller to bigger. Edwin Louis Cole

9

A great writer creates a world of his own and his readers are proud to live in it. A lesser writer may entice them in for a moment, but soon he will watch them filing out. Cyril Connolly

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I'm just deeply disappointed that once again we may have to settle for the lesser of two evils. Howard Dean

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One has got to choose between the two evils, also between the lesser of the two evils in the matter of food, and therefore vegetarian food has got to he taken by man in order to sustain human life. Morarji Desai

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The music industry's actions at the time of 9/11 and since have been actions driven by patriotism in most instances, and greed and stupidity to a lesser degree. Sounds like real life doesn't it? Ronnie James Dio

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I was encouraged by my mother and, to a lesser extent, by my father. Carlisle Floyd

14

Every normal person, in fact, is only normal on the average. His ego approximates to that of the psychotic in some part or other and to a greater or lesser extent. Sigmund Freud

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Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil. Jerry Garcia

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When we label anyone 'bad', we will have more trouble dealing with him than if we could have settled for a lesser label. William Glasser

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Let us search into the records of Holy Writ, if out of this their great charter, there be not a seal grant of a lesser, though like privilege, and this by virtue of Christ, in that we have the honour to be accounted Abraham's seed as truly as they. Thomas Goodwin

18

Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it. Baltasar Gracian

19

There is no sexuality that is greater or lesser than another. Jasmine Guy

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The most painful moral struggles are not those between good and evil, but between the good and the lesser good. Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

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A great many things which in times of lesser knowledge we imagined to be superstitious or useless, prove to-day on examination to have been of immense value to mankind. Lafcadio Hearn

22

A lesser but still fundamental rule of racing is that you properly enter the event. Anyone who doesn't but still insists on running interferes with the paying customers. Joe Henderson

23

The ears of men are lesser agents of belief than their eyes. Herodotus

24

I also like the whole idea of fairy tales and folk tales being a woman's domain, considered a lesser domain at the time they were told. Alice Hoffman

25

I don't care what consequence it brings, I have been a fool for lesser things. Billy Joel

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