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"If a weakly mortal is to do anything in the world besides eat the bread thereof, there must be a determined subordination of the whole nature to the one aim no trifling with time, which is passing, with strength which is only too limited."

"They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones."

"A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things, but cannot receive great ones."

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    • Of minor worth or relevance. See Synonyms at…
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    • Trifling is to be sneaky, questionable,…
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