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Little Things Make Big Things Happen

25 little things to remember.


Ability is of little account without opportunity.

~Lucille Ball

The greatest things ever done on Earth have been done little by little.

~William Jennings Bryan

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

~Leo Buscaglia

There is little success where there is little laughter.

~Andrew Carnegie

Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself.

~Andrew Carnegie

Speak the truth, do not yield to anger; give, if thou art asked for little; by these three steps thou wilt go near the gods.

~Confucius

To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.

~Emily Dickinson

Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.

~George Eliot

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.

~Epictetus

Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.

~Benjamin Franklin

Little said is soon amended. There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.

~Baltasar Gracián

A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.

~Elbert Hubbard

Do not accustom yourself to use big words for little matters.

~Samuel Johnson

The biggest human temptation is to settle for too little.

~Thomas Merton

If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time.

~Marcel Proust

Time passes, and little by little everything that we have spoken in falsehood becomes true.

~Marcel Proust

Great oaks from little acorns grow.

~Proverb

Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.

~Arthur Schopenhauer

It is not the man who has little, but he who desires more, that is poor.

~Seneca

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.

~Socrates

Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.

~John Steinbeck

Big doors swing on little hinges.

~W. Clement Stone

He who obtains has little. He who scatters has much.

~Lao Tzu

Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.

~George Washington

Originally published at medium.com

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