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Actually giving that up and stepping aside to become the unimportant one for once is very unpleasant, even painful.
When I look back on my life as a volunteer, there is not one minute I think was wasted or unimportant.Hurricane Sandy Anniversary a Reminder of the Power of Volunteers|Jill W. Iscol|April 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In other words, one can trust the entry on Jimmy Carter, but not entries for unimportant schlubs like me.
I had a teacher, when young, who said the word “writer” was unimportant.
Evidently, those concerns are unimportant once the profits begin flowing into government coffers.
It did seem to me that some of our best officers were invariably placed in the most unimportant positions and commands.Adventures and Reminiscences of a Volunteer|George T. Ulmer
Cornwallis is preparing for such possibility, else why is he fortifying this unimportant point so carefully.The Minute Boys of York Town|James Otis
We have omitted short and unimportant passages in a few places, marked with asterisks.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
From that period the occasions of contact which had once been so frequent become rare and unimportant.The Art of War in the Middle Ages A.D. 378-1515|C. W. C. Oman
Before a Man marrieth a Woman he delighteth to describe unto her all his doings—even the most unimportant.A Bayard From Bengal|Hurry Bungsho Jabberjee