Quotations The Best Quotes About Things And Little Things  

155 votes 33 voters 7.8k views 41 items

List Rules Must be a famous or well-known quote. Vote for the things and little things sayings that strongly resonate with you, and downvote any you didn't like.

A list of the best things and little things quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous things and little things quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic things and little things quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational things and little things quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about things and little things?" and "What are inspirational things and little things quotes?"

This list includes notable things and little things quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest things and little things quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite things and little things sayings get to the bottom of the list.
list ordered by

6 0
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions -- the little soon forgotten charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment, and the countless infinitesimal of pleasurable and genial feeling. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

9 2
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble. Helen Keller

7 1
It is in these acts called trivialities that the seeds of joy are forever wasted, until men and women look round with haggard faces at the devastation their own waste has made, and say, the earth bears no harvest of sweetness -- calling their denial knowledge. George Eliot

8 3
A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark. Dante Alighieri

7 3
What we call little things are merely the causes of great things; they are the beginning, the embryo, and it is the point of departure which, generally speaking, decides the whole future of an existence. One single black speck may be the beginning of a gangrene, of a storm, of a revolution. Henri-Frédéric Amiel

6 2
The person determined to achieve maximum success learns the principle that progress is made one step at a time. A house is built one brick at a time. Football games are won a play at a time. A department store grows bigger one customer at a time. Every big accomplishment is a series of little accomplishments. David J. Schwartz

6 2
We can not do great things. We can only do little things with great love. Mother Teresa

4 1
Inch by inch, it's a cinch. Robert H. Schuller

3 0
Do little things now; so shall big things come to thee by and by asking to be done.

3 0
Success in life is founded upon attention to the small things rather than to the large things; to the every day things nearest to us rather than to the things that are remote and uncommon. Booker T. Washington

5 3
What a profound significance small things assume when the woman we love conceals them from us. Marcel Proust

3 1
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen. John Wooden

3 1
Never neglect the little things. Never skimp on that extra effort, that additional few minutes, that soft word of praise or thanks, that delivery of the very best that you can do. It does not matter what others think, it is of prime importance, however, what you think about you. You can never do your best, which should always be your trademark, if you are cutting corners and shirking responsibilities. You are special. Act it. Never neglect the little things. Og Mandino

2 0
To be free of destructive stress don't sweat the small stuff and by realizing that all stuff is small.

5 4
We must not discriminate between things. Where things are concerned there are no class distinctions. We must pick out what is good for us where we can find it. Pablo Picasso

4 3
Fewer and fewer Americans possess objects that have a patina, old furniture, grandparents pots and pans -- the used things, warm with generations of human touch, essential to a human landscape. Instead, we have our paper phantoms, transistorized landscapes. A featherweight portable museum. Susan Sontag

4 3
All great things are only a number of small things that have carefully been collected together.

2 1
Little pots soon boil over.

2 1
Someone has calculated that in fifteen minutes a day we can read the Bible through twice in a year's time.

1 0
If we triumph in the little things of our common hours, we are sure to triumph in our lives.

1 0
For the person for whom small things do not exist, the great is not great. José Ortega y Gasset

1 0
I can never bring you to realize the importance of sleeves, the suggestiveness of thumb-nails, or the great issues that may hang from a boot-lace. Arthur Conan Doyle

1 0
A small leak can sink a great ship Benjamin Franklin

1 0
Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day. Benjamin Franklin

1 0
There is nothing, Sir, too little for so little a creature as man. It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible. Samuel Johnson

1 0
If you add a little to a little and do this often, soon the little will become great. Hesiod

3 3
Increased QUALITY/PRODUCTIVITY is made up of 1000s of small improvements. Just like Gulliver who was held down by 1000s of threads. Each one doesn't seem to mean much, and in the case of a thread, can be easily broken. But 1000s of them can have a very strong effect.

2 2
Inches make champions. Vince Lombardi

2 2
There is no object so soft but it makes a hub for the wheeled universe. Walt Whitman

1 1
Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequences come from little things. I am tempted to think there are no little things. Bruce Barton

1 1
The human tendency to regard little things as important has produced very many great things. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

1 1
Little by little does the trick. Aesop

1 1
As the few adepts in such things well know, universal morality is to be found in little everyday penny-events just as much as in great ones. There is so much goodness and ingenuity in a raindrop that an apothecary wouldn't let it go for less than half-a-crown... Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

0 0
Once I planned to write a book of poems entirely about the things in my pocket. But I found it would be too long; and the age of the great epics is past. G. K. Chesterton

0 0
Those that are little, little things suit. Horace

0 0
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves. Dale Carnegie

0 0
I don't look to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over. Warren Buffett

0 0
Every passion borders on the chaotic, but the collector's passion borders on the chaos of memories. Walter Benjamin

0 0
It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important. Arthur Conan Doyle

0 1
All difficult things have their origin in that which is easy, and great things in that which is small. Laozi

1 4
Nothing can be done except little by little. Charles Baudelaire