Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Minor Quotes from famous persons: Dimebag Darrell, Lee Konitz, Sachin Tendulkar, Curtis Sittenfeld, Avril Lavigne. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Minor Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.
I don’t understand why Europeans and South Americans can take more sophistication. Why is it that Americans need to hear their happiness major and their tragedy minor, and as jazzy as they can handle is a seventh chord? Are they not experiencing complex emotions?
We have characters in Western television shows who are in full health with shiny hair and shiny teeth, and they go about their lives having minor problems.
On acoustic guitar I tend to stay in the key of D for some reason. On electric guitar I keep basic: C, G, D, and A. The key of D minor is also real good for me.
I knew I was Chinese, but growing up, it never occurred to me that that had any particular implication or that it should differentiate me in any way. I thought it was a minor detail, like having red hair.
A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.
So is civil society prepared for the future? Probably not. Most organisations have to live hand to mouth, juggling short-term funding and perpetual minor crises. Even the bigger ones rarely get much time to stand back and look at the bigger picture. Many are on a treadmill chasing after contracts and new funding.
I think about fanaticism – oblivion awaits, especially for minor writers, so you have to be a fanatic; you have to be a crank to keep going, but on the other hand, what else would you do with the rest of your life? You gotta do something.
Even a minor event in the life of a child is an event of that child’s world and thus a world event.
Minor writers think style is all.
After some minor pieces of theoretical study that I worked on, a student in my statistical mechanics class brought to my attention a problem in polyelectrolytes.
I’d love to have a 19th Century Russian book club where all the members had to act like the pretentious minor noblemen they were reading about.
Look at the Coen brothers. All their minor characters are as interesting as their protagonists. If the smaller characters are well-written, the whole world of the film becomes enriched. It’s not the size of the thing, but the detail.
Something even minor I do is going to be reported because of things that have happened in the past. You have to be aware of that.
It’s my observation that gardeners and gardening for a very long time have had to take a back seat. Architects are very famous; they’ve got huge projects. What goes on in and around them has been relegated to a very minor role.
I find littering very annoying. It’s a minor but also a major thing: a society that litters is one that also has so little respect for the environment and, consequently, other people. If we had clean streets, a lot of other things would be fixed almost effortlessly.
To be a very, very minor, eighth-tier celebrity, you realize, ‘Hey, celebrities are just like us.’
I’ve long been interested in the role of ‘minor characters’ in major events. This has been the focus of a lot of the fiction and nonfiction I’ve written.
In Canada, we didn’t really pay attention to American hardcore outside of maybe Minor Threat. It was all about British punk.
Wilde is an invaluable acquaintance. Often, in situations where I am required to appear witty, I simply steal large chunks from his works and attempt to pass them off as my own with minor modifications.
Often the starting point for characters, for me, is finding a little, most minor detail, and I’ll go from there.
I always considered myself a minor writer. My province is small, and I try to explore it very, very thoroughly.
Sometimes it feels as if I major in activism and minor in university.
The FSB’s invisible presence continued; the agency became an intangible part of my Moscow life – sometimes loudly, sometimes quietly, with someone in a back room clearly turning the volume of minor persecution up and down.
I suspect the real reason the N.F.L. and N.B.A. don’t want high schoolers and college underclassmen to play with their ball is that they don’t want to jeopardize their relationship with National Collegiate Athletic Association, which serves as a sort of free minor league and unpaid promotional department for the pros.
I’m a minor player in my own life story.
Public housing officials are free to discriminate against you on the basis of criminal records, including arrest records. And so, you know, what you find is that even for these extremely minor offenses, people find themselves trapped in a permanent second-class status and struggling to survive.
I double majored in English education and theater with a musical theater minor. Teaching is the only thing that makes me as happy as performing.
If you look at poker as a sport like baseball, then I’d be maybe a minor league or high school ballplayer. But I play with T-ballers.
We’re going to have more kids playing, and we’re going to have a better chance of finding those players Minor sports in a community is for fun and recreation. For everyone.
To be fair to the Inquisition, they only used confessions extracted after the torture had ended, which let them claim that admissions had been freely given; the fact that the torture would have started again if they hadn’t confessed was a minor detail.
It is clear from all these data that the interests of teenagers are not focused around studies, and that scholastic achievement is at most of minor importance in giving status or prestige to an adolescent in the eyes of other adolescents.
Only one man ever betrayed my confidence, and that only in a minor matter.
I had a minor back surgery, as minor as it’s going to get.
The inconveniences we faced within this state are minor compared to… New Orleans.
I knew after being drafted in the 57th round that I would be swiftly replaced if I wasn’t able to play through a considerable amount of pain in the minor leagues, and ultimately until I established myself as a productive, stable member of MLB.
When you’ve already experienced great challenges in your career, it gives minor setbacks a different perspective.
I’m concerned about the future of football, because we have paid a lot of attention to concussions. We are more aware of concussions. But it’s really the repetitive minor injuries, the ones that are asymptomatic that occur on almost every play of the game, the sub-concussive hits: that’s the big problem for football.
This was truly guerilla filmmaking. We shot out in the middle of nowhere in a place called Delta Flats, where basically every day was some new minor catastrophe.
For every criminal case, the judge must construct a perfect syllogism: the major premise must be the general law; the minor premise, whether or not the action in question is in compliance with the law; and the conclusion, acquittal or punishment.
I would really love to go back to college, if there’s any way I could to do it, and maybe minor in business.
Disenchantment, whether it is a minor disappointment or a major shock, is the signal that things are moving into transition in our lives.
I had trouble with my temper all the way through the minor leagues.
Border collies predate the British Kennel Club. They’ve been bred consistently for 100 years. They’re the last working dogs in the world, with some minor exceptions. Bench shows, dog shows have ruined the other breeds, like the hunting dogs. Border collies are peasant dogs, and that’s protected them.
One of the first things I learned from veteran teammates – as a minor league player in the Detroit Tigers organization – was that you do everything in your power to stay out of the training room. It’s a survival of the fittest thing.
When I was growing up, I always had the dream of being an analyst for a minor league baseball team or something like that.
Nothing is a hobby – each discipline is its own world with its own high standards. Of course, every artist has ‘minor works’ that they do, but I don’t think I have any ‘minor disciplines.’
We’re raising a generation of kids who are being overly praised for incredibly minor accomplishments. I think it’s counter-productive.
I know all the guys in NXT have a lot of talent, and that’s the reason why they are there. But in this sport, you can see guys with a lot of talent in the minor leagues, when they move into the major leagues, they become irrelevant.
Everybody in the minor leagues – if you’re a player, an announcer, whatever – wants to be in the big leagues.
At my growing years of 18 to 21 years old in the Minor Leagues, I dreamed of being a Philadelphia Phillie.
God, great principle of all minor principles, God, who is Himself without a principle, could not conceive Himself, if, in order to do it, He required to know His own principle.
When you break glass ceilings, you’re going to get minor scrapes by a shard or two from the glass.
I like minor tunes.
I’ve never understood people who treat their loved ones worse and with less respect than they would a total stranger or minor acquaintance.
I had a minor in Russian history, and this was at the time when the big Cold War was going on.
As fame becomes more democratized, we might all have to start struggling with the powers, anxieties, and responsibilities of being a minor celeb.
We are not a minor power in the Middle East; we are a significant player.
The point of my work is to show that culture and education aren’t simply hobbies or minor influences. They are hugely important in the affirmation of differences between groups and social classes and in the reproduction of those differences.
The film, ‘Aftershock,’ for me is really about how the minor problems in life that we think are so major ultimately mean nothing when a tragedy happens, when a real problem happens.
People don’t know major and minor chords; they know what they like. I feel the same way.
If I’ve got one thing that I really believe about fiction and life, it’s that there are no minor characters.
In film or on stage, in reflecting life through art, an actor has a second take or another day with his or her performance if something goes wrong. Bullfighters are spies crossing into enemy lines. Any mistake, no matter how minor or trivial, is potentially fatal.
For a country to have a great writer is like having a second government. That is why no regime has ever loved great writers, only minor ones.
If kids like a picture book, they’re going to read it at least 50 times, and their parents are going to have to read it with them. Read anything that often, and even minor imperfections start to feel like gravel in the bed.
Movies require a minor miracle to get made.
I think I have minor obsessive compulsive disorder. Everything has to be tidy and just right.
I played good ball in the minor leagues, and that’s why they called me up to the major leagues.
Save for minor ailments and accident, my battalion is practically immune from sickness; colds come and go as a matter of course, sprains and cuts claim momentary attention, but otherwise the health of the battalion is perfect.
Football, played at its highest level, is catastrophic. Even relatively minor afflictions are grotesque and bookworthy.
You can’t go up to girls and start talking about minor 7ths and expect to pull. It’s not going to work.
You know, I was once named Minor League Player of the Year… unfortunately, I had been in the majors for two years at the time.
People are swept into the criminal justice system – particularly in poor communities of color – at very early ages… typically for fairly minor, nonviolent crimes.
I wanted to be in the big leagues, not stuck in the minor leagues.
What people need to know is that asthma isn’t a minor ‘wheeze-disease.’ It kills over five thousand people in America every year, and I could’ve been one of them.
My message to a lot of guys is, if you like school and you like education, baseball is gonna be there, and you can get some of the same great competition in college that you do in the low minor leagues.
I thought that, post-apartheid, there would be absolutely no interest in South Africa. That has been both true and untrue. The major writers like Gordimer and Coetzee have produced major books. But some of the more minor writers have drifted away.
I was a scholarship minor public school day boy at Ardingly College and later Whitgift School. Then, straight into work as a journalist – a wonderful thing for a writer.
I had two concussions that were of major concern, what I would term very significant. As far as head injury goes, I would say all of the others were pretty minor and inconsequential.
Everybody is excited to play so I think who plays with whom is a minor thing at this point.
There’s no shortage of orphans in 19th-century literature, but it’s hard to find a single happy, communicative, functional parental relationship in the whole of ‘Great Expectations,’ even among the minor characters.
The main concern of the study is with the outline of a theoretical system. Its minor variations from writer to writer are not a matter of concern to this analysis.