A Famous Italian sculptor, Michelangelo, is reputed to have said, "Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle. " On page 123 of "The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Miscellany" Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, has used this saying in the statement: "Seeing that we have to attain to the ministry of righteousness in all things, we must not overlook small things in goodness or in badness, for 'trifles make perfection,' and 'the little foxes.
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