many a mickle makes a muckle


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many a mickle makes a muckle

proverb Many small amounts of something eventually become a large amount. Can you please stop adding to the pile of stuff already on the kitchen table? Many a mickle makes a muckle! Sure, it seems like a meager return on your investment right now, but over time it will mature into quite a fortune! Many a mickle makes a muckle, after all.
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