What is big?

Famous quotes containing the word big:

    That big gun in your hand makes you look grown up—you think! I’ll bet you spend hours posing in front of a mirror holding it, trying to look tough!... You scum!
    Richard Brooks (1912–1992)

    On our streets it is the sight of a totally unknown face or figure which arrests the attention, rather than, as in big cities, the strangeness of occasionally seeing someone you know.
    —For the State of Vermont, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    a big picture of K. Marx with an axe,
    “Where I cut off one it will never grow again.”
    O Karl would it were true
    I’d put my saw to work for you
    & the wicked social tree would fall right down.
    Gary Snyder (b. 1930)