Simplicity Quotes Page 2
"The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so
that the necessary may speak."
"Simplicity is taking the time to enjoy what you have rather than always wanting more."
"If you use those decorations every Christmas, keep them. If you decorated
five years ago but you haven't lately, throw it away."
Esther King, Lifestyle Of Minimalism
"Scores of books and an unending stream of magazine articles are devoted
to the topic of how to live cheaply by cutting costs, although
the basic strategies are hardly mysterious: buy used items rather than new;
where possible, do things for yourself rather than pay someone
else; stock up on staple groceries when they're on sale; use
discount coupons; grow some of your own food; don't eat out much;
and in general follow the old formula 'Use it up, wear it out, make it do,
or do without.'"
Emrys Westacott, The Wisdom of Frugality: Why Less Is More - More or Less
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"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent.
It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage - to move in the opposite
"In the hope of reaching the moon men fail to see the
flowers that blossom at their feet."
"Making the simple complicated is commonplace;
making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity."
"Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life,
and the labors of life reduce themselves."
"Good heavens, of what uncostly material is our earthly happiness
composed... if we only knew it. What incomes have we not had from
a flower, and how unfailing are the dividends of the seasons."
James Russell Lowell
"You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only
what you really need."
"The little things. The little moments. They aren't little."
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"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler."
"Be content with what you have, rejoice in the way things are.
When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you."
"To simplify things down to their real essence, whenever things go
wrong in our lives, whenever our plans go awry and the things
we took for granted suddenly disappear, we have a very simple choice.
We can either succumb to despair and assume the attitude of the put
upon victim, powerless to change our fate, or we can decide to turn the
tragedy into an opportunity."
"A heart that welcomes sweet simplicity will appreciate much."
Michelle C. Ustaszeski
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