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Letter "G" » grains
«They defended the grains of sand in the desert to the last drop of their blood.»
«Put three grains of sand inside a vast cathedral, and the cathedral will be more closely packed with sand than space is with stars»
«Truth is one, but error proliferates. Man tracks it down and cuts it up into little pieces hoping to turn it into grains of truth. But the ultimate atom will always essentially be an error, a miscalculation.»
«A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching.»
Author: Swami Sivananda
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«Many do with opportunities as children do at the seashore; they fill their little hands with sand, and then let the grains fall through, one by one, till all are gone.»
«And again, Subhuti, suppose a woman or a man were to renounce all their belongings as many times as there are grains of sand in the river Ganges ; and suppose that someone else, after taking from this discourse on dharma but one stanza of four lines,»
, The Discourses
, The River
«There never were in the world two opinions alike, no more than two hairs or two grains; the most universal quality is diversity»
«[He] speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man in all Venice. His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff: you shall seek all day ere you find them; and when you have them, they are not worth the search.»