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Quotes About Enjoying The Little Things In Life

This collection of quotes about enjoying the little things serve as a great reminder and inspire happiness in our lives.

Why We Should Enjoy the Little Things

There are two pretty awesome reasons for why we should focus on enjoying the little things in life:

Firstly, because it’s often said that the ‘things’ we consider ‘little’ can actually be the most important things in our life – the things we will miss most when they’re gone. Think: the morning cuddles, the seemingly constant phones calls with a random question, the way their hair smells, the lazy Sunday mornings, the insider jokes you share, your strong, capable legs, the way they make you a coffee, etc.

Secondly, when we acknowledge the great little things in our lives, we are actively practicing gratitude – which of course makes us happier.

One of the most common things people strive for in life is happiness.

By definition, happiness is a mental or emotional state of well-being characterized by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy.

Often times people think that being happy will only come with being successful, but there are many ways that people can be happy no matter what they are doing or how much money they have.

One way to become happier is to enjoy the little things in life. There are so many different aspects of our daily lives that can bring us joy when we pay attention to them, but it’s rare for this to happen.

Thoughts about the future or the past prevent us from seeing what is going on in our lives right now. In order to enjoy the present, we often need a little reminder, which the following quotes can help us with:

 

Quotes About Enjoying The Little Things

 

 

enjoy the little things quote Robert Brault

 

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

 

I try to find a reason to laugh each day. Somehow, if you can incorporate laughter into your day, every day, it really helps. It’s the little things in life that make me happy. Faith Hill

 

I am happy because I’m grateful. I choose to be grateful. That gratitude allows me to be happy. Will Arnett

 

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

 

Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well. Voltaire

 

Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequences come from little things, I am tempted to think there are no little things. Bruce Barton

 

Sometimes the most happy people in life are the ones with nothing. We can’t lose sight of the little things in life that should make us the happiest. Ryan Cabrera

 

enjoying the little things gratitude Brene Brown

 

I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness – it’s right in front of me if I’m paying attention and practicing gratitude. Brene Brown

 

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Melody Beattie

 

Give yourself a gift of five minutes of contemplation in awe of everything you see around you. Go outside and turn your attention to the many miracles around you. This five-minute-a-day regimen of appreciation and gratitude will help you to focus your life in awe. Wayne Dyer

 

The biggest lesson my kids have taught me is to find the joy in little things, along with a healthy dose of patience. Karren Brady

 

Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air. Georges Bernanos

 

Next to excellence is the appreciation of it. William Makepeace Thackeray

 

The Little Things Quotes

 

the little things quotes Thich Nhat Hanh

 

With mindfulness, you can establish yourself in the present in order to touch the wonders of life that are available in that moment. Thich Nhat Hanh

 

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

 

Everyone is trying to accomplish something big, not realizing that life is made up of little things. Frank A. Clark

 

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

 

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude. Denis Waitley

 

When you are older you will understand how precious little things, seemingly of no value in themselves, can be loved and prized above all price when they convey the love and thoughtfulness of a good heart. Edwin Booth

 

I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things… I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind. Leo Buscaglia

 

I try to do the right thing at the right time. They may just be little things, but usually they make the difference between winning and losing. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

 

I don’t have to take a trip around the world or be on a yacht in the Mediterranean to have happiness. I can find it in the little things, like looking out into my backyard and seeing deer in the fields. Queen Latifah

 

 

Perfect happiness is a beautiful sunset, the giggle of a grandchild, the first snowfall. It’s the little things that make happy moments, not the grand events. Joy comes in sips, not gulps. Sharon Draper

 

Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort. Humphry Davy

 

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation. Brian Tracy

 

It’s no big thing, but you make big things out of little things sometimes. Robert Duvall

 

Quotes About Gratitude & Taking Note of The Little Things

 

Sometimes we should express our gratitude for the small and simple things like the scent of the rain, the taste of your favorite food, or the sound of a loved one’s voice. Joseph B. Wirthlin

 

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. Khalil Gibran

 

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. John F. Kennedy

 

It’s the little things that count, hundreds of ’em. Cliff Shaw

 

On a day-to-day level, I love watching my kids accomplish the little things that seem trivial but are really milestones: seeing my son hit a baseball or watching my daughter draw something that actually looks like what she says she’s drawing. Or hearing them say ‘I love you.’ Matt Lauer

 

I never understand the plan that the Lord has given me. But it’s so cool, because He keeps reminding me that I am on the right path. He reminds me with little things and big things. Hannah Brown

 

If I love you, I show you I love you every day. Little things, big things. Dwayne Johnson

 

Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for. Zig Ziglar

 

Gratitude is one of the strongest and most transformative states of being. It shifts your perspective from lack to abundance and allows you to focus on the good in your life, which in turn pulls more goodness into your reality. Jen Sincero

 

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