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Motivational Little Quotes

May these quotes about Little inspire and motivate you.

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Related topics: Wisdom

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

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

They who can give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin


 

Two little words that can make the difference: START NOW.
- Mary C. Crowley

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
- Jimmy Johnson

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard


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A leader is best when people barely know he exists,
not so good when people obey and acclaim him,
worst when they despise him.
But of a good leader, who talks little,
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say, "We did this ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

It's the little things you do
that can make a big difference.
What are you attempting to accomplish?
What little thing can you do today
that will make you more effective?
You are probably only one step away from greatness.
- Bob Proctor

'Tis the business of little minds to shrink,
but they whose heart is firm,
and whose conscience approves their conduct,
will pursue their principles unto death.
- Thomas Paine

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
- Winston Churchill

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

He who knows only his own side of the case, knows little of that.
- John Stuart Mill, On Liberty (1859)

A little neglect may breed great mischief.
- Benjamin Franklin

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
- Plato

Be avid.
Create apart from perfection.
Risk failure.
Cover your words with sweat.
Run a little
Touch excruciatingly.
Laugh until you cry.
Dance with your eyes closed.
Care.
Understand you die a little in every moment.
Be Enlivened
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let the refining and improving of your own life
keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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

We never repent of having eaten too little.
- Thomas Jefferson

We shall see but a little way if
we require to understand what we see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things,
and then proceed to greater.
- Epictetus

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You give but little when you give of your possessions.
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
- Khalil Gibran

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true
were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
- Orville Wright

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

I get by with a little help from my friends.
- John Lennon

You are a little soul carrying around a corpse.
- Epictetus

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

Great oaks from little acorns grow.
- Proverb

A little simplification would be
the first step toward rational living.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions.
All life is an experiment.
The more experiments you make the better.
What if they are a little coarse,
and you may get your coat soiled or torn?
What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled
in the dirt once or twice.
Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Unlike grown-ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

In order to be happy with a man,
you must understand him a lot and love him a little.
To be happy with a woman, you must love her a lot
and not try to understand her at all.
- Helen Rowland

Genuine heroes - no batteries needed -
bring lots of open-mind and at least a little courage.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When was the last time you took
a different route to work ... just because?
Consider shaking up your life a little (or a lot) ...
for no reason, except to do it.
Let your life be an adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Little minds have little worries,
big minds have no time for worries.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is lived in the mists -
little is fully visible, less is certain.
Yet rejoice in the unknowing,
and let all of life be a wonderful adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Grace isn't just a little prayer
you say before receiving a meal.
It's a way to live.
- Jackie Windspear

Alone we can do so little;
together we can do so much.
- Helen Keller

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back
and realize they were the big things.
- Robert Brault

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

He who knows best knows how little he knows.
- Thomas Jefferson

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

Most truths are so naked
that people feel sorry for them
and cover them up,
at least a little bit.
- Edward R. Murrow

For as long as I can remember, I've been searching for something,
some reason why we're here. What are we doing here? Who are we?
If this is a chance to find out
even just a little part of that answer...
I don't know, I think it's worth a human life. Don't you?
- the Jodie Foster movie Contact (1997)

A little girl at the wedding afterwards asked her mother
why the bride changed her mind.
What do you mean? responded her mother.
Well, she went down the aisle with one man,
and came back with another.
- Anonymous

A little Consideration, a little Thought for Others, makes all the difference.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

The seaweed is always greener in somebody else's lake.
- the movie The Little Mermaid (1989)

If i had known... i would have lingered
over my coffee a little longer.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The church is always trying to get other people to reform;
it might not be a bad idea to reform itself a little,
by way of example.
- Mark Twain

And just dance a little.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If it's true that our species is alone in the universe,
then I'd have to say that the universe
aimed rather low and settled for very little.
- George Carlin

Love is an act of faith,
and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
- Erich Fromm

A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil;
but it needs a little much of letters and phone calls
and small, silly presents every so often -
just to save it from drying out completely.
- Pam Brown

You only meet your once in a lifetime friend ...
once in a lifetime.
- Little Rascals

Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy
between the genius and his human qualities
that one has to ask oneself whether
a little less talent might not have been better.
- Carl Jung

There is only one thing about which I am certain,
and that is that there is very little
about which one can be certain.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Well excuse me - we've got something
a little unusual going on here -
time travel, parallel universes,
or just a little common ordinary insanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All you need is love.
But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt.
- Charles M. Schulz

I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God
who is sending a love letter to the world.
- Mother Teresa

What is life?
It is the flash of a firefly in the night.
It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime.
It is the little shadow which runs across
the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
- Crowfoot (Blackfoot warrior and orator 1830 - 1890)

Don't let a little dispute injure a great relationship.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Patience, persistence, and perseverance.
A little more each day, a little better each day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Walking is good for solving problems -
it's like the feet are little psychiatrists.
- Pepper Giardino

There's a big difference between a handout and a helping hand.
One's charity, the other's friendship.
- Little Joe' Cartwright in Bonanza - Rain from Heaven


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