Little Things Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old little things quotes, little things sayings, and little things proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Perfect happiness is a beautiful sunset, the giggle of a grandchild, the first snowfall. It's the little things that make happy moments, not the grand events. Joy comes in sips, not gulps. Sharon Draper
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen. John Wooden
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. Khalil Gibran
Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air. Georges Bernanos
Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort. Humphry Davy
If you can’t do the little things right, you will never do the big things right. William H. McRaven
Character is what emerges from all the little things you were too busy to do yesterday, but did anyway. Mignon McLaughlin
Watch the little things; a small leak will sink a great ship. Benjamin Franklin
The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things. Ernest Dimnet
Where men or nations have broken down, it will almost invariably be found that neglect of little things was the rock on which they split. Samuel Smiles
It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Worry is spiritual nearsightedness, a fumbling way of looking at little things, and of magnifying their value. Anna Robertson Brown
I'm not sure why, but when a person expects something to last forever, they don't notice the little things. It's only when the clock is ticking all those little things add up and become bigger. Shannon Wiersbitzky
One of the greatest resources people cannot mobilize themselves is that they try to accomplish great things. Most worthwhile achievements are the result of many little things done in a single direction. Nido Qubein
Do little things now; so shall big things come to thee by and by asking to be done. Proverb
Wellbeing is attained by little and little, and nevertheless is no little thing itself. Citium Zeno
Little things are indeed little, but to be faithful in little things is a great thing. Mother Teresa
Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequences come from little things, I am tempted to think there are no little things. Bruce Barton
Little people doing little things in little places everywhere can change the world. Anwar Fazal
Never underestimate the significance of the little things done out of a large heart of love. Elizabeth George
Live life like its the last breath you take for that breath is the whole essence of living, the little things in life are what connects us to all the big things we live for. Robert Frost
We can do no great things-only small things with great love. Mother Teresa
God tests and proves us by the common occurrences of life. It is the little things which reveal the chapters of the heart. Ellen G. White
Little things console us because little things afflict us. Blaise Pascal
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. Robert Brault
Enjoy the satisfaction that comes from doing little things well. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
We humans are a minority of giants stumbling around in a world of little things. Sue Hubbell
Friendship isn’t a big thing — it’s a million little things Author Unknown
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. Winston S. Churchill
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do. Johann Von Goethe