English version

a little (of something) goes a long way

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha little (of something) goes a long waya little (of something) goes a long wayspoken used to say that only a small amount of something is needed or has a great effect A little kindness goes a long way. little
Examples from the Corpus
a little (of something) goes a long wayA little ketchup goes a long way.Clearly, a little imagination goes a long way.Like a powerful adhesive, a little of it goes a long way.
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