Quotes About Small Things

Quotes tagged as "small-things" (showing 1-30 of 47)
André Gide
“There are many things that seem impossible only so long as one does not attempt them.”
André Gide, Autumn Leaves

Rick Riordan
“But remember, boy, that a kind act can sometimes be as powerful as a sword. As a mortal, I was never a great fighter or athlete or poet. I only made wine. The people in my village laughed at me. They said I would never amount to anything. Look at me now. Sometimes small things can become very large indeed.”
Rick Riordan, The Battle of the Labyrinth

Anna White
“Maybe it’s not about having a beautiful day, but about finding beautiful moments. Maybe a whole day is just too much to ask. I could choose to believe that in every day, in all things, no matter how dark and ugly, there are shards of beauty if I look for them.”
Anna White, Mended: Thoughts on Life, Love, and Leaps of Faith

“Is happiness a sort of blissful state of mind or just a kind of surreal propensity? It may be hard to recognize its very nature, if we remain guilelessly confined in a state of woeful unawareness or in a no-man’s-land of emotions. In their dogged and obstinate quest for the zenith of happiness, many forget to take pleasure in the small things of everyday and, thus, become disgruntled and depressed instead, which leads them to a mire of gloom. ("C’est quand le bonheur “)”
Erik Pevernagie

Robertson Davies
“The little boy nodded at the peony and the peony seemed to nod back. The little boy was neat, clean and pretty. The peony was unchaste, dishevelled as peonies must be, and at the height of its beauty.(...) Every hour is filled with such moments, big with significance for someone.”
Robertson Davies, What's Bred in the Bone

Israelmore Ayivor
“Don't sit on the fence; break it and move out! Don’t be confined to the little things you do; the sky should be below your limit!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Greg Mortenson
“He was a man who understood the virtue of small things.”
Greg Mortenson

Mother Teresa
“The Lord likes small things best, especially those done with love.”
Mother Teresa

James          Anderson
“Sometimes the smallest things are so damn unforgivable. Maybe because they aren't small—they only seem that way to someone else. You never know what someone holds scared until it's too late.”
James Anderson, The Never-Open Desert Diner

“People who want to get everything all at once, usually end up getting nothing in life.”
Pastor Adelaja Sunday

“Big things in the glory of the world mean nothing. Small things in glory of God mean everything. Truly..., size doesn't matter in this world or in the world to come.”
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Kyo Maclear
“I like the idea of songs sung by those without big voices. You know, small birdsongs that rise above the noise of the city.”
Kyo Maclear, Birds Art Life: A Year of Observation

“You must learn how to extract things of value out of things that seems totally worthless.”
Pastor Adelaja Sunday

“God will entrust you with something bigger after you have proved yourself faithful in the small things.”
Pastor Adelaja Sunday

“A lot depends on the small things”
Pastor Adelaja Sunday

Lauren Groff
“Her mother had smelled of cold and scales, her father of stone dust and dog. She imagined her husband's mother, whom she had never met, had a whiff of rotting apples, though her stationary had stunk of baby powder and rose perfume. Sally was starch, cedar, her dead grandmother sandalwood, her uncle, swiss cheese. People told her she smelled like garlic, like chalk, like nothing at all. Lotto, clean as camphor at his neck and belly, like electrified pennies at the armpit, like chlorine at the groin. She swallowed. Such things, details noticed only on the edges of thought would not return.
'Land,' Mathilde said, 'odd name for a guy like you.'
'Short for Roland,' the boy said.
Where the August sun had been steaming over the river, a green cloud was forming. It was still terrifically hot, but the birds had stopped singing. A feral cat scooted up the road on swift paws. It would rain soon.
'Alright Roland,' Mathilde said, suppressing as sigh, 'sing your song.”
Lauren Groff, Fates and Furies

Johnny Rich
“I guarantee it will change your life, but only because everything does, however small.”
Johnny Rich

Johnny Rich
“I don’t see big subjects as separate from little ones. Yes, you could trudge through life with great human tragedies played out before your eyes without ever taking notice. Or you could see a universe in the smallest thing. The way a person takes their coffee, for example, might say something profound and important about that person, about all humanity, about existence itself.”
Johnny Rich

“It will take just a simple realization to cause a big change!”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah,

“Start focusing your attention on the people that God puts you with, even if they hate you, even if they persecute you and speak bad things about you. Work with them and pray for them!”
Pastor Adelaja Sunday

“It is amazing what God can do with what seems so small; like you and I!”
John M Sheehan

“God is quite able to send you a million people today, but tomorrow they will all leave you again, if you haven’t got a system of administration, structure, management, order and organization in your church.”
Pastor Adelaja Sunday

“If you go deeper into the details of your calling, finding out new things about it, seeking wisdom and understanding from God on it, this in itself will cause you to be successful. He that tills his land will be satisfied with bread.”
Pastor Adelaja Sunday

“Jesus preached to crowds of thousands and hundreds of thousands of people, in order to make only twelve of them into His disciples, He took time to work with each person individually”
Pastor Adelaja Sunday

“Maturity is not when we start speaking big things.It is when we start understanding the small things ....... @R$H”
Arshdeep Singh Samrala

“Lice don't seem so small when they get in your hair.”
Marty Rubin

Bernard Kelvin Clive
“Sometimes you gotta do the small gigs to get the big gigs”
Bernard Kelvin Clive

“Focus on the small things life already has offered you, else you may turn your boundless blessings to countless disappointments.”
SHIHAB KAZI

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