Simplicity Quotes Page 2

"The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak." Hans Hofmann
Attitude



Live simply so others may simply live.
Gandhi
Inspirational Quotes



If you don't change how you think about these simple everyday things, then no amount of how-to's will get you anywhere or give you any true solutions. Because it's not the hows that do it, it's how you do the hows.
Jeff Olson, The Slight Edge
Change



Here is to weddings that are both simple and stylish. Here is to figuring out what you actually want, and then having the guts to stick to it.
Meg Keene, A Practical Wedding
Wedding



You don’t ask for anything else, you simply enjoy it. Ordinary things can be enjoyed because they are beautiful.
Osho, Creativity
Deep



Simplicity is taking the time to enjoy what you have rather than always wanting more. Catherine Pulsifer
"Simplicity is taking the time to enjoy what you have rather than always wanting more."
Catherine Pulsifer
Joy



"If you use those decorations every Christmas, keep them. If you decorated with them five years ago but you haven't lately, throw it away."
Esther King, Lifestyle Of Minimalism
Christmas



"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
Wise Quotes



"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 direction."
E.F. Schumacker
Courage



In the hope of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.  Albert Schweitzer
"In the hope of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet."
Albert Schweitzer
Hope



"Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity."
Charles Mingus
Wise



The practice of simplicity requires spontaneity and improvisation.
Satish Kumar, Elegant Simplicity
Spontaneous Quotes



Loving and giving to others wholeheartedly and without the complications of attachment, anger, pride, or jealousy is the true essence of simplicity.
Anyen, ‎Allison Choying Zangmo
Pride Quotes



Be sincere, moderate, simple in the expression of your feelings and opinions, in private and public alike; never pass beyond bounds, give out faithfully what is within you, and above all, watch!- that is the main thing.
Charles Wagner, The Simple Life
Feeling Quotes



"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
Happiness



The little things. The little moments. They aren't little.  John Zabat-Zinn
"The little things. The little moments. They aren't little."
John Zabat-Zinn
Words of Encouragement



"You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need."
Vernon Howard
Success



"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler."
Albert Einstein
Possibilities



"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."
Lao Tzu
Happy



Why adopt a simplicity mindset? Because Simplicity is beauty. Simplicity is the antithesis of stress. It's calm. Peaceful. Authentic. Effortless. Straightforward.
Gretchen Stewart, Simplicity
Stress



A heart that welcomes sweet simplicity will appreciate much.  Michelle C. Ustaszeski
"A heart that welcomes sweet simplicity will appreciate much."
Michelle C. Ustaszeski
Appreciation



"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."
Tony Clark
Fate



... doing nothing is joyful. You will enjoy your life more when you make doing nothing a part of it. The trees really will seem greener, youíll notice the beauty of a building you walk by daily for the first time, and the simple pleasures of life will fill you with contentment. You're going to see the beauty and possibility in a twelve-minute wait for your take-out order. There is so much joy in your daily life that doing nothing will unlock and open you to.
Rachel Jonat, The Joy of Doing Nothing
Poems about Life



Simplicity can mean many things. My philosophies of simplicity and ways to walk in them may not line up with your ideas of simple living... we decided to live, on the grid, a clear and simplistic option for us. We chose economic power sources, such as an eco condensed boiler for radiant floor heat. Another way we choose to live simply is by residing in a yurt ...
Cara Iris Miller, The Humble Life Journa
Random



Once I intentionally began to slow down and simplify my life, I began to heal, and most of the healing had nothing to do with multiple sclerosis. Through the process of figuring out what my body needed and what my heart wanted, a soulful simplicity quietly emerged as a different way of being.
Courtney Carver, Soulful Simplicity
Health


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