66+ Best Little Things Quotes To Savor Every Moment In Life

Every little bit of happiness in life matters a lot.

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In this busy world, we tend to forget what matters to us: the little things in life, from having a family dinner and chitchat, to enjoying sweets on a cheat day.

These little things matter, but we don’t acknowledge them, and we don’t smile. But we smile at the smallest things, while writing, we savor every moment, while enjoying chocolate, we feel extreme pleasure, and while with the family, we appreciate all of it.

"One day you may look back and realize that you worried too much about things that don't really matter" is an anonymous quote, and taster of what you'll find here. To us, these are the little things that are close to the heart, and there are many more. Here are few quotes that will help you on the journey to appreciating the little things in life. We might think only something big can make a big difference, but that is a misconception. We often fail to appreciate small things that play a vital role in our everyday life. "Enjoy the satisfaction that comes from doing little things well', said H Jackson Brown Jr. Here are few quotes that will make you realize the importance of little things that you must savor in every moment of life.

If you like this article, you can also check out good vibes quotes and blue skies quotes for more motivation.

Best Things In Life Quotes

The small, beautiful living things around us, the tress, the leaves, the flowers, the fragrance from the grass, and few small insects, this is nature filled with little things that are worth our appreciation. Read on to cherish the little things quotes along with be thankful for the little things quotes, which are made to move you from within.

Nature is filled with things that are worth appreciating.

1. “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.

2. “Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air.”

-  Georges Bernanos.

3. “The small things of life were often so much bigger than the great things…the trivial pleasure like cooking, one’s home, little poems especially sad ones, solitary walks, funny things seen and overheard.”

- Barbara Pym.

4. “Without water drops, there can be no oceans; without steps, there can be no stairs; without little things, there can be no big things!”

- Mehmet Murat Ildan.

5. “When you go through learn to appreciate little things - the birds, trees, flowers.”

- Grizz Chapman.

6. “Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air.”

- Georges Bernanos.

7. “Little strokes fell great oaks.”

- Benjamin Franklin.

8. “The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”

- Chinese Proverb.

9. “Men stumble over pebbles, never over mountains.”

- H. Emilie Cady.

10. “I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things… I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind.”

- Leo Buscaglia.

Enjoy The Little Things In Life Quotes

Love is something that people crave, and it appears in the smallest of forms, from a little kiss on the forehead to a small smile and forms of self-love. Here are quotes about the little things in relationships along with motivating little things matter quotes.

Love is one of the most powerful feelings in the world.

11. “Never underestimate the significance of the little things done out of a large heart of love.”

- Elizabeth George.

12. “If I love you, I show you I love you every day. Little things, big things.”

- Dwayne Johnson.

13. “On a day-to-day level, I love watching my kids accomplish the little things that seem trivial but are really milestones: seeing my son hit a baseball or watching my daughter draw something that actually looks like what she says she’s drawing. Or hearing them say ‘I love you.’”

- Matt Lauer.

14. “I love pampering myself, so going for a massage or getting a mani-pedi makes me feel instantly better. When my nails are done I feel so much better”

- Jessica Lowndes.

15. “If you can’t do them with great love, do them with a little love. If you can’t do them with a little love, do them anyway.”

- Mother Teresa.

16. “And it is not necessary to have great things to do. I turn my little omelet in the pan for the love of God.”

- Brother Lawrence.

17. “I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things… I play with the leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind.”

- Leo Buscaglia.

18. “’s the little things that make me so happy, and you literally feel polished.”

- Jessica Lowndes.

19. “The best portion of a good man’s life - His little nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.”

- William Wordsworth.

Motivating Small Things Quotes

Why don’t we realize that God expects our love for him even in the smallest possible way? We tend to do nothing while planning to do great things. Here are some fascinating it's the little things quotes that are made for you.

20. “God tests and proves us by the common occurrences of life.”

- Ellen G. White.

21. “His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.’”

- Matthew 25:21.

22. “There are many of us that are willing to do great things for the Lord, but few of us are willing to do little things.”

- Dwight L. Moody.

23. “It is the little things which reveal the chapters of the heart”.

- Ellen G. White.

24. “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.

Big Things Come From Little Things Quotes

A very famous quote by Julia A. F. Carney quote says, “little drops of water make the mighty ocean”. If we neglect the little things, then there are no great things coming ahead. Sometimes it is the small things that matter the most. Read on for some inspiring little things quotes.

25. “Little drops of water make a mighty ocean.”

- Julia A. F. Carney.

26. “Big things have small beginnings.”

- Prometheus.

27. “Find magic in the little things, and the big things you always expected will start to show up.”

- Isa Zapata.

28. “It’s no big thing, but you make big things out of little things sometimes.”

- Robert Duvall.

29. “If you can see the little things and the small details around you as big things, you’re enlightened.”

- Mehmet Murat Ildan.

30. “Live life like it’s 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.

31. “It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.”

- John Wooden.

32. “If you can’t do the little things right, you will never do the big things right.”

- William H. McRaven.

33. “Watch the little things; a small leak will sink a great ship.”

- Benjamin Franklin.

34. “You got to start by doing little things if your quest is to take over the world.”

- J. B. Smoove.

35. “Only by being obsessed with little things do amazing things emerge.”

- Andy Dunn.

36. “He who does not wish for little things does not deserve big things.”

- Belgian Proverb.

37. “If you can’t do the little things right, you will never do the big things right.”

- William H. McRaven.

38. “If you do big things, they print your face and if you do little things, they print only your thumbs.”

- Arthur Baer.

Happiness In Little Things

We must try to find happiness in the smallest way possible because who doesn’t want happiness, and what if you get it in something you do every day? We are surrounded by joy, and we don’t see those little things. Enjoy these fantastic little things quotes.

39. “Sometimes the little things you do gives happiness to someone. So never stop doing little things”

- Anurag Prakash Rav.

40. “True and sincere one always remembers how to make you happy by doing little things.”

- Ghazala Muhammad Ali.

41. “Never overlook the littlest things that can mean pure happiness to someone else.”

- Mischa Temaul.

42. “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.

43. “It’s the little things citizens do. That’s what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees.”

- Wangari Maathai.

44. “Sometimes the most happy people in life are the ones with nothing. We can’t lose sight of the little things in life that should make us the happiest.”

- Ryan Cabrera.

45. “Character is what emerges from all the little things you were too busy to do yesterday, but did anyway.”

- Mignon McLaughlin.

Appreciate The Little Things Quotes

Here are some quotes about enjoying the little things in life. Just a few more for you because you must find your little things soon, life is short.

46. “Enjoy the satisfaction that comes from doing little things well.”

- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

47. “Little things happen to us during the course of our lives when we were children that stay with us.”

- Judy Sheindlin.

48. “...But little things matter.”

- Hannah Baker, '13 Reasons Why'.

49. “You need to let the little things that would ordinarily bore you suddenly thrill you.”

- Andy Warhol.

50. “It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.”

- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

51. “True greatness consists in being great in little things.”

- Charles Simmons.

52. “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.”

- Winston Churchill.

53. “Everyone is trying to accomplish something big, not realizing that life is made up of little things.”

- Frank A. Clark.

54. “Even if it is a little thing, do something for which there is no pay but the privilege of doing it. Remember, you don’t live in a world all of your own.”

- Albert Schweitzer.

55. “You can gain more control over your life by paying closer attention to the little things.”

- Emily Dickinson.

56. “Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.”

- Camille Pissarro.

57. “Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.”

- Vincent Van Gogh.

58. “It’s important to find the little things in everyday life that make you happy.”

- Paula Cole.

59. “Little things console us because little things afflict us.”

- Blaise Pascal.

60. “Find gratitude in the little things and your well of gratitude will never run dry.”

- Antonia Montoya.

61. “While getting lost in all those little things that seem so important, don’t forget the little things that matter...”

- Virginia Alison.

62. “Little jobs require little men, and it’s the little jobs that keep a kingdom running.”

- David Eddings, ‘Pawn Of Prophecy’.

63. “Would do well to slow down a little focus on the significant and truly see the things that matter most.”

- Dieter F. Uchtdorf.

64. “Success is a sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”

- Robert Collier.

65. “Maybe you think I’m being silly. I’m some stupid girl who gets all worked up over a little thing.”

- Hannah Baker, '13 Reasons Why'.

66. “One who is faithful in a very little is also faithful in much, and one who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much.”

- Luke 16:10.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of exciting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for little things quotes, why not take a look at happy Sunday quotes, or [do what you love quotes].


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