How can small things lead to greater happiness

Little things - sayings and quotes about the little things

How do we save the world? With lots of little good deeds.

How do we change the world? One random act of kindness at a time.

Morgan Freeman

A hundred small joys are worth a thousand times more than a great one.

Johannes Kepler

A mosquito can bother the lion more than the lion can cause a mosquito.

A mosquito is more annoying for a lion than a lion is for a mosquito.

Selma Lagerlöf

The day you stop caring about little things is the day you think you are better than others.

The day you stop doing the small things is the day you think you're above everybody else.

Kevin Hart

I think it's the little things, everyday actions of ordinary people that keep the darkness at bay.

I found it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay.

Gandalf in The Hobbit, An Unexpected Journey

Love lives on amiable little things, and whoever wants to secure a woman's heart over and over again has to court it again and again.

Theodor Fontane

Sometimes it's the smallest decisions that can change your life forever.

Sometimes it's the smallest decisions that can change your life forever.

decisionsKeri Russell

The biggest mistake is not doing anything because there is not much you can do - do what you can!

It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do little - do what you can!

motivationSydney Smith

Little things entertain little spirits.

Small things amuse small minds.

Doris Lessing

A river is created drop by drop.

A river is made drop by drop.

Pete Buttigieg, Shortest Way Home

No matter how small something is, it can create huge waves.

While it may seem small, the ripple effects of small things is extraordinary.

Matt Bevin

But I've learned that you are never too small to be able to make a big difference.

I've learned that you are never too small to make a difference.

Children & childhood, motivationGreta Thunberg (Climate activist)

The little things in life make me happy. I can laugh at the stupidest jokes.

Small things make me happy, and I laugh out loud on the silliest of jokes!

Divyanka Tripathi

Life is made up of little joys. Happiness is made up of tiny successes. The big ones happen too rarely. And if you don't collect the small successes as well, the big ones mean nothing at all.

Life is made up of small pleasures. Happiness is made up of those tiny successes. The big ones come too infrequently. And if you don't collect all these tiny successes, the big ones don't really mean anything.

Norman Lear

To create something special, you have to pay close attention to every little detail without stopping.

To create something exceptional, your mindset must be relentlessly focused on the smallest detail.

Great worksGiorgio Armani

Doing small good deeds is better than planning great good deeds.

Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.

Peter Marshall

If you think you are too small to make a difference, go to bed while a mosquito is around.

If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito.

motivationAnita Roddick

I'm a huge supporter of good deeds no matter how small they are.

I'm a big believer in acts of kindness, no matter how small.

selflessnessLiam Neeson

The happiest people are those who don't need a specific reason to be happy.

The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so.

luckWilliam Inge

It's always been my policy that the little things in life are the most important.

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

Arthur Conan Doyle

It's important to find the little things in everyday life that make you happy.

I think it's important to find the little things in everyday life that make you happy.

everyday lifePaula Cole

If size were the deciding factor, the dinosaurs would still have to be alive.

Wendelin Wiedeking

Something as delicate as the flap of a butterfly's wings can trigger a typhoon on the other side of the world.

It has been said that something as small as the flutter of a butterfly's wing can ultimately cause a typhoon halfway around the world.

ButterfliesButterfly Effect

The small details are crucial. Many small things can create great things.

It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.

John Wooden

Every drop in the ocean counts.

Every drop in the ocean counts.

Yoko Ono

Big things come from a series of little things that come together.

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.

Great worksVincent van Gogh

The difference between something good and something great is the attention to detail.

The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail.

Charles R. Swindoll

The art of being happy lies in the ability to draw happiness from ordinary things.

The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.

Henry Ward Beecher

Small changes can create big differences in the world.

Little changes can start to make a difference in the world.

changeJanine di Giovanni

Most people don't understand how much small details add to the overall impression.

People underestimate the importance of detail to the overall impact.

Francis Underwood in House of Cards, season 5 episode 5

Sometimes it's the smallest things that take up the most space in your heart.

"Sometimes, 'said Pooh,' the smallest things take up the most room in your heart."

Heart, children's booksA.A. Milne in Winnie the Pooh

The little things ... there's nothing bigger, is there?

Vanilla Sky, by David Aames

Words are air. But the air turns to wind, and the wind makes the ships sail.

WordsArtur Koestler

We're all going to die, each of us, what a circus! That alone should make us love each other, but it doesn't. We are terrorized by little things, devoured by nothing.

We're all going to die, all of us, what a circus! That alone should make us love each other but it doesn't. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities, we are eaten up by nothing.

Life, people, death, everyday lifeCharles Bukowski

If something matters, then everything matters. Because you are important, everything you do is important. Every time you forgive, the universe changes. Every time you reach out to other people and open yourself up to them, the world changes. Through every loving and compassionate act my intentions will be fulfilled and nothing will be the same

If anything matters then everything matters. Because you are important, everything you do is important. Every time you forgive, the universe changes; every time you reach out and touch a heart or a life, the world changes; with every kindness and service, seen or unseen, my purposes are accomplished and nothing will be the same again.

William Paul Young in the hut

Life goes by in the blink of an eye. Appreciate the moments.

LifeUnknown

The world offers so much to each of us, if we only have eyes to see it, a heart to love it and hands to take it - there are so many things that can make you happy and for which you should be grateful!

gratitudeLucy M. Montgomery at Anne in Kingsport

The only way to make the world a better place is to do the duties at hand, not to hunt for great long-distance goals.

mandatoryCharles Kingsley

Those who consider themselves too important for smaller jobs are usually too small for important jobs.

arroganceJacques Tati

Even a heavy door only needs a small key.

Charles Dickens

The discovery of the wonderful in everyday life requires the ability to see with the eyes of the heart.

heartErnst Ferstl

Our lack of one thing shouldn't prevent us from enjoying everything else.

EnjoyJane Austen

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