We can not do great things. We can only do little things with great love.
Mother Teresa (1910-1997) Albanian-born missionary.
To be free of destructive stress don't sweat the small stuff and by realizing that all stuff is small.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) American writer.
A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.
Dante (1265-1321) Italian philosopher, and poet.
A small leak can sink a great ship
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher.
Fewer and fewer Americans possess objects that have a patina, old furniture, grandparents pots and pans -- the used things, warm with generations of human touch, essential to a human landscape. Instead, we have our paper phantoms, transistorized landscapes. A featherweight portable museum.
Susan Sontag (1933-2004) American author.
All great things are only a number of small things that have carefully been collected together.
If we triumph in the little things of our common hours, we are sure to triumph in our lives.
Increased QUALITY/PRODUCTIVITY is made up of 1000s of small improvements. Just like Gulliver who was held down by 1000s of threads. Each one doesn't seem to mean much, and in the case of a thread, can be easily broken. But 1000s of them can have a very strong effect.
Little pots soon boil over.