Big and tall are different concepts.The concept ”Big” refers to
size of a thing ; it also refers to the ego of a person who is
rich or enjoys high position in the society.The ”Big” person
guards the distance between him and ordinary people.
The concept ”Tall” refers to the height of a thing.
A ”Tall” person may not be proud or rich. He enjoys the company
of others.Mountain is tall and the ocean is big. Oceans produce pearls
but the water to the ocean is supplied by the snow covered tall mountains.
A thing which is ”Big” may not be reliable. A big ship may be
drowned by the cyclone or the passengers may be attacked by
the pirates. A big aeroplane may be hit by a small bird and explode;
or the fuel may be finished on the midway causing the aircraft to
make emergency landing at an unknown place.
A tall lamp post may guide the ship which has lost
it’s route. Tall pillars support the roof of a house.We may not
be big persons but by instalment of virtues within us
we can elevate our personality and become tall persons.