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The mighty hero of extraordinary powers, able to lift Mount Govardhan on a finger, and to fill himself with the terrible glory of the universe, is each of us: not the physical self visible in the mirror, but the King within. -- Joseph Campbell
A man of the utmost insignificance. -- George Curzon, 1St Marquess Curzon Of Kedleston
From Themistocles began the saying, He is a second Hercules. -- Plutarch
The other hand neither was he a man, nor any sapient proteinoid of the glutinous-albuminous variety. The head was round and plump, with red cheeks, but for eyes it had two penny whistles, and for ears it had thuribles, which gave off a thick cloud of incense. He was dressed -- Stanislaw Lem
Is not he? I had him along for his books and potions, and kept him for his character. Profundities of disgruntled sentiments, injured spirits, wounded affection, bitterness, marginality, disdain of establishment - I knew we should get on famously. -- Michelle Franklin
Scrawny little mundane bastard. -- Cassandra Clare
VI. Hundreds of People VII. Monseigneur in Town VIII. Monseigneur in the Country IX. The Gorgon's Head X. Two Promises XI. A -- Charles Dickens
Take this Hercules -this hero! Hero, indeed! What was he but a large muscular creature of low intelligence and criminal tendencies! -- Agatha Christie
I have no pity for myself either. So let it be Veronal. But I wish Hercule Poirot had never retired from work and come here to grow vegetable marrows. -- Agatha Christie
My father's brother, but no more like my father
Than I to Hercules. -- William Shakespeare
I found myself regarding him as an isolated phenomenon, a brain without a heart, as deficient in human sympathy as he was pre-eminent in intelligence. -- Arthur Conan Doyle
On the bed, Eugenides stirred restlessly. "Upset at the sight of blood?" he said. "Not my wife, Ornon."
"Your blood," the ambassador pointed out.
Eugenides glanced at the hook on his arm and conceded the point. "Yes," he said. He seemed lost in memory. The room was quiet. -- Megan Whalen Turner
Imitations of Horace. Of two evils I have chose the least. -- Various
If the hero is not a person, the emblem
Of him, even if Xenophon, seems
To stand taller than a person stands, has
A wider brow, large and less human
Eyes and bruted ears: the man-like body
Of a primitive. -- Wallace Stevens
He's so small, he's a waste of skin. -- Fred Allen
It stayed with him, like a part of him, like a birthmark, like a limb, it was on him, in him, him, his hymn: I had to do it for myself. -- Jonathan Safran Foer
HERNIAS ARE US Wait ... sorry. I'm dyslexic. I squinted and decided it probably read: HERMES EXPRESS -- Rick Riordan
He was a past master of making himself seem insignificant, of seeming invisible. -- Elie Wiesel
This is Detective Miller. He died when Eros hit Venus and now he's a puppet of the protomolecule."
"Semi-autonomous," the alien said.
"Pleased to meet you."
"Likewise. -- James S.a. Corey
He who has lived obscurely and quietly has lived well. -- Ovid
At the sight of what goes on in the world, the most misanthropic of men must end by being amused, and Heraclitus must die laughing. -- Nicolas Chamfort
Squamous. He did not need to look it up. He knew. They -- Neil Gaiman
His very existence was improbable, inexplicable, and altogether bewildering. He was an insoluble problem. It was inconceivable how he had existed, how he had succeeded in getting so far, how he had managed to remain
why he did not instantly disappear. -- Joseph Conrad
Rest assured," said Hercule Poirot. "I am the best! -- Agatha Christie
Jean-Louis had never had a day's illness in his life. He was tall and as gnarled as an oak. The sun had baked his skin until it had the colour and toughness and stillness of a tree. With advancing years, he had lost his tongue. He now never spoke, considering such an activity pointless. -- Emile Zola
A noble spirit embiggens the smallest man. -- Abraham Lincoln
My God, Justin, do you hate him so?"
"Bah!" said his Grace ... "does one hate an adder? Because it is venomous and loathsome one crushes it underfoot, as I shall crush this Comte. -- Georgette Heyer
A Companion Picture XII. The Fellow of Delicacy XIII. -- Charles Dickens
Do yourself a favor,' I said. "Forget it. Forget you ever saw me."
"Forget that you tried to kill me too?"
"Yeah. That, too."
"But who are you?"
"Percy-" I started to say. Then the skeletons turned around. "Gotta go!"
"What kind of name is Percy Gotta-go?"
I bolted for the exit. -- Rick Riordan
He was a fat little man with short arms, short legs, a short neck, short nose, short everything in fact. -- Guy De Maupassant
Histhry is a post-mortem examination. It tellsye what a counthry died iv. But I'd like to know what it lived iv. -- Finley Peter Dunne
I don't want to see you again, Herakles," I added. "You won't," he replied. "Congrats. I heard your father is dead." "It should've been you who took his life." "I would've done it, had you asked." "I know. I planned on it the day you disappeared. But, it worked out, didn't it? -- Lizzy Ford
You should be careful, tossing descriptors like that around in a situation like this. My 'problem' isn't little. Unless you're drawing some pretty wild comparisons. Please tell me you're not drawing wild comparisons. Or blood-relative comparisons. -- Rachel Vincent
Weyler, the brute, the devastator of haciendas, and the outrager of women . . . is pitiless, cold, an exterminator of men," ran one such account. "There is nothing to prevent his carnal, animal brain from running riot with itself in inventing tortures and infamies of bloody debauchery. -- Stephen Kinzer
He lived in a mansion, but in a shrunken world. -- Khaled Hosseini
St. Soren, Bastard Patron Saint of Manipulation -- Tiffany Reisz
What art thou Faustus, but a man condemned to die? -- Christopher Marlowe
Hercule Poirot stared hard at Superintendent Sugden's moustache. Its luxuriance seemed to fascinate him. -- Agatha Christie
The purely Great
Whose soul no siren passion could unsphere,
Thou nameless, now a power and mixed with fate. -- James Russell Lowell
It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary calculations. He is at once sublime and touching, childlike and of the race of giants. -- Honore De Balzac
That knows the tinct and multiplying med'cine,
Hath not in nature's mystery more science
Than I have in this ring. -- William Shakespeare
He and all his race showed small and ephemeral against the background of such immeasurable fullness. -- C.s. Lewis
He was in stature but a small man, yet remember that so were Napoleon, Lord Beaverbrook, Stephen A. Douglas, Frederick the Great, and the Dr. Goebbels who is privily known throughout Germany as Wotan's Mickey Mouse. -- Sinclair Lewis
In time," he said with a sigh, "I found a woman in a lowly hut, a cunning woman, a healer, such a thing as men call a witch and a hag. Hesketh was her name. She was a prisoner of hideousness as was I. -- Anne Rice
Has he written to you?'
'He writes frequently.'
'Shew me his letters this instant, I order you'; and M. de Renal added six feet to his stature. -- Stendhal
Puny human body, my ass! -- Margaret Weis
O mighty-mouthed inventor of harmonies, O skilled to sing of Time or Eternity, God-gifted organ-voice of England, Milton, a name to resound for ages. -- Alfred Lord Tennyson
He had a sense of his dignity, which was of the most exquisite nature. He could detect a design upon it when nobody else had any perception of the fact. His life was made an agony by the number of fine scalpels that he felt to be incessantly engaged in dissecting his dignity. -- Charles Dickens
Smallness in a great man seems smaller by its disproportion with all the rest. -- Victor Hugo
A little wisp of soul carrying a corpse." - Epictetus. -- Marcus Aurelius
He thought others were small; that was his greatness. -- Dejan Stojanovic
[He] was an insect wandering in the cathedral his mind had become. -- Vernor Vinge
a supposedly fictitious God. He goes -- Rita Louise
Life which we can no longer distinguish; life carefully buried up to its forehead in the carcass of a dead world. In every cinder of the universe Mercer probably perceives inconspicuous life. Now I know, he thought. And once having seen through Mercer's eyes, I probably will never stop. -- Philip K. Dick
I remind myself of what [Bishop's] father's done. What he is still doing. But Bishop's touch is gentle, his intentions good. No matter how hard I look, I cannot find the blood on his hands. -- Amy Engel
He was a clot looking for a place to happen, a splinter of bone hunting a soft organ to puncture, a lonely lunatic cell looking for a mate - they would set up housekeeping and raise themselves a cozy little malignant tumor. -- Stephen King
Baldric; but he made a remark that seems worthy of record. -- Robert Louis Stevenson
Terence: nihil humanum alienum a me-"nothing human is alien to me," the greatest expression of ancient megalopsychia or great-souled and cosmopolitan "magnanimity." -- Kenny Smith
He was the heart of my world, my gravity, my sun. My life before him was a dream from which I'd joyously awoken. He turned this dusty cell into a prince's chamber, hung it with satin and silks. I loved him. -- Harper Fox
Eye me, blest Providence, and square my trial To my proportion'd strength. -- John Milton
Him the Almighty Power
Hurled headlong naming from the ethereal sky,
With hideous ruin and combustion, down
To bottomless perdition ; there to dwell
In adamantine chains and penal fire,
Who durst defy the Omnipotent to arms. -- John Milton
The God of Loss.
The God of Small Things.
He left no footprints in the sand, no ripples in water, no image in mirrors. -- Arundhati Roy
Immortal Spenser, no frailty hath thy fame but the imputation of this idiot's friendship! -- Thomas Nashe
There is hardly any one so insignificant that he does not seem imposing to some one at some time. -- Charles Horton Cooley
The Diogenes Club is the queerest club in London, and Mycroft one of the queerest men. He's always there from quarter to five to twenty to eight. It's six now, so if you care for a stroll this beautiful evening I shall be very happy to introduce you to two curiosities. -- Arthur Conan Doyle
The Mole had long wanted to make the I acquaintance of the Badger. He seemed, by all accounts, to be such an important personage and, though rarely visible, to make his unseen influence felt by everybody about the place. -- Kenneth Grahame
Harold was so tired he could barely lift his feet, and yet he felt such hope, he was giddy with it. If he kept looking at the things that were bigger than himself, he knew he would make it to Berwick. -- Rachel Joyce
In this body, He resides, the Lord of souls and the King of kings. -- Swami Vivekananda
Conspicuous by his absence. -- Tacitus
Contemplating the stars he has become accustomed to considering himself an anonymous and incorporeal dot, almost forgetting that he exists; to deal now with human beings, he cannot help involving himself, and he no longer knows where his self is to be found. -- Italo Calvino
resembling in his spectacles and nothing else (from the waist down the table concealed him; anyone entering the room would have taken him to be stark naked) a baroque effigy created out of colored cake dough by someone with a faintly nightmarish affinity for the perverse, -- William Faulkner
I ate him," said the homunculus, biting into his sausage.
The kids couldn't hide their looks of horror.
He smiled, sausage juice running down his chin. "Oh, don't worry - I cooked him first. I'm not a barbarian. -- Pseudonymous Bosch
Sir McHotpants Von Grabby Hands -- Penny Reid
If Attolia could look like a queen, Eugenides was like a god revealed, transformed into something wholly unfamiliar, surrounded by the cloth-of-gold bedcover like a deity on an altar, passionless and calculating. -- Megan Whalen Turner
He  was manifested in the flesh, -- Anonymous
God can get tiny, if we're not careful. -- Gregory J. Boyle
Who are you, Master?' he asked.
'Eh, what?' said Tom sitting up, and his eyes glinting in the gloom. 'Don't you know my name yet? That's the only answer. Tell me, who are you, alone, yourself and nameless? -- J.r.r. Tolkien
Man is the dwarf of himself. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Well has he lived who has lived well in obscurity. -- Ovid
voluptuous sluggard, -- Fyodor Dostoyevsky
It was a master surgeon, him that ampytated me - out of college and all - Latin by the bucket, and what not; but he was hanged like a dog, and sun-dried like the rest, at Corso Castle. -- Robert Louis Stevenson
Make no enemies; he is insignificant indeed that can do thee no harm. -- Charles Caleb Colton
His name was Theo. -- Cinda Williams Chima
[L]et my reader who is puzzled by my awkward explanations close his eyes for no more than two minutes, and see if he does not find himself suddenly not a compact human being at all, but only a consciousness on a sea of sound and touch ... -- Shirley Jackson
How condescending, how splendidly democratic of Sir Lancelot, to laugh, as if he were an ordinary man! Perhaps he eats and drinks as well, or even sleeps at night. -- T.h. White
Hardly a name in profane history is more august than his. Hardly another character in the world's record has made so little of its opportunities. His discovery was a blunder; his blunder was a new world; the New World is his monument. -- Justin Winsor
This notary was a little man, completely round, round in every part. His head looked like a ball nailed onto another ball, supported by two legs that were so tiny and so short that they also closely resembled balls. -- Guy De Maupassant
M. Myriel -- Victor Hugo
He is a gross man-mountain balanced on strangely tiny feet. Not fat, vast. -- Ian Mcdonald
Invisible God, who will most surely do as he hath said. If after clearly seeing that the onus lies with the Lord and not with the creature, we dare to indulge in mistrust, the question of God comes home mightily to us: -- Charles Haddon Spurgeon
He resembled, to an extraordinary degree, an asparagus. -- Roald Dahl
I should fear the infinite power and inflexible justice of the almighty mortal hardly as yet apotheosized, so wholly masculine, with no sister Juno, no Apollo, no Venus, nor Minerva, to intercede for me, thumoi phileousa te, kedomene te. -- Henry David Thoreau
I tried to make him a young court-wizard in my mind - he almost looked the part in his fine clothes, pursuing some lovely noblewoman - and there my imagination stumbled. He was a thing of books and alembics to me, library and laboratory. -- Naomi Novik
I have had as many names as there are years to time itself! roared the monster. I am Herne the Hunter! I am Cernunnos! I am the eternal Green Man! -- Patrick Ness
They call him Aslan in That Place," said Eustace.
"What a curious name!"
"Not half so curious as himself," said Eustace solemnly. -- C.s. Lewis
From his shoulder on down, the Rat felt the supple weight of her body. An odd sensation, that weight. This being that could love a man, bear children, grow old, and die; to think one whole existence was in this weight. -- Haruki Murakami
He lived in terror of, well, becoming ordinary. -- H.w. Brands
He has the manner of a giant with the look of a child, a lazy activeness, a mad wisdom, a solitude encompassing the world. -- Jean Cocteau
His unashamed, avenging queen. -- Sarah Maclean
Who is this repulsive dwarf? -- Kim Hunter