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Famous Appreciation Quotes About The Little Things In Life

Updated on December 4, 2012
Saint David of Wales
Saint David of Wales

Saint David of Wales

More than fifty Welsh churches in south Wales are dedicated to St. David. He introduced Christianity to pagan Celtic tribes of western Britain and he is the only Welsh saint canonized and culted in the Western Church. The first manuscripts recording his life came out nearly five hundred years after his death.

In his last Sunday sermon, Saint David from Wales said:

''Do the little things in life.''

Today this sentence is a very well-known phrase in Welsh and an inspiration for so many other people. These people share his view:

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Princess of Wales DianaLaura Ingalls WilderMother TeresaMaya AngelouBook by Mary Ann Kelty
Princess of Wales Diana
Princess of Wales Diana
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Mother Teresa
Mother Teresa
Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou
Book by Mary Ann Kelty
Book by Mary Ann Kelty

"Appreciate the little things in life quote" by famous women:

"Appreciate the little things in life quote" # 1-6:

  • ''Hugs can do great amounts of good - especially for children.'' (Princess of Wales Diana)
  • "I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all." (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
  • "Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies." (Mother Teresa)


  • "We can do no great things, only small things with great love." (Mother Teresa)
  • ''I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.'' (Maya Angelou)

  • ''Small kindnesses, small courtesies, small considerations, habitually practiced in our social intercourse, give a greater charm to the character than the display of great talents and accomplishments.'' (Mary Ann Kelty)

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AesopCitium ZenoDante AlighieriJohann SchillerVincent Van Gogh
Aesop
Aesop
Citium Zeno
Citium Zeno
Dante Alighieri
Dante Alighieri
Johann Schiller
Johann Schiller
Vincent Van Gogh
Vincent Van Gogh

"Appreciate the little things in life quote" by famous men:

"Appreciate the little things in life quote" # 8-18:

  • ''Little by little does the trick.'' (Aesop)
  • ''Wellbeing is attained by little and little, and nevertheless is no little thing itself.'' (Citium Zeno)
  • ''A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.'' (Dante Alighieri)
  • "Only those who have the patience to do simple things perfectly will acquire the skill to do difficult things easily." (Johann Schiller)
  • "Great things are done by a series of small things brought together." (Vincent Van Gogh)

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Antonio SmithJohn HarricharanRobert BraultMorrie SchwartzJose Ortega Y Gasset
Antonio Smith
Antonio Smith
John Harricharan
John Harricharan
Robert Brault
Robert Brault
Morrie Schwartz
Morrie Schwartz
Jose Ortega Y Gasset
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

"Appreciate the little things in life quote" # 6-12:

  • "Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things." (Antonio Smith)
  • ''Do little things now; so shall big things come to thee by and by asking to be done.'' (Persian proverb)
  • "Someone once said, ‘God is simple, all else is complex.’ The more attuned you become to God, the simpler and more beautiful your life becomes." (John Harricharan)


  • ''I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.'' (Robert Brault)
  • "Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things." (Robert Brault)

  • ''So many people walk around with a meaningless life. They seem half-asleep, even when they're busy doing things they think are important. This is because they're chasing the wrong things. The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.'' (Morrie Schwartz)
  • ''For the person for whom small things do not exist, the great is not great.'' (Jose Ortega Y Gasset)

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    • vox vocis profile imageAUTHOR

      Jasmine 

      7 years ago

      @hafeezrm: Yes, that's a nice quote :) We should all employ the thoughts comprised in these quotes. Thanks for commenting :)

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      hafeezrm 

      7 years ago from Pakistan

      Lovely quotes specially friends being available when they are needed and not when they have time: Robert Brault: 'I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.'

    • vox vocis profile imageAUTHOR

      Jasmine 

      8 years ago

      Thank you, James! I like the photo of Aesop, too. The hub is full of positive thoughts - I´m glad you like it!

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      James A Watkins 

      8 years ago from Chicago

      I like that photo of Aesop. This is a very nice Hub. I enjoyed it. Thanks!

    • fishtiger58 profile image

      fishtiger58 

      8 years ago from Momence, Illinois

      I loved all the quotes very nice. Great hub.

    • vox vocis profile imageAUTHOR

      Jasmine 

      8 years ago

      Yeap, Aesop on the other hand, is the KING of QUOTES about LIFE (if you ask me). I had a hub full of his quotes, great, great quotes, but then I discovered that it was a duplicate content so I deleted it :-(

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      prettydarkhorse 

      8 years ago from US

      wow, Aesop is there, Thank you, Maita

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