Quotes of Simplicity

“ Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not one bit simpler. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ Seek simplicity, and distrust it. ”

- Alfred North Whitehead

“ It is simplicity that makes the uneducated more effective than the educated when addressing popular audiences. ”

- Aristotle

“ Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Simplicity is the peak of civilization. ”

- Jessie Sampter

“ Nothing is as simple as we hope it will be. ”

- Jim Horning

“ Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires. ”

- Lao tzu

“ I adore simple pleasures. They are the last refuge of the complex. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ The less I needed, the better I felt. ”

- Charles Bukowski

“ Less stuff equals more freedom. ”

- Maxime Lagacé

“ If buying stuff hasn’t made you happy, maybe getting rid of it will. ”

- Joshua Becker

“ He who is contented is rich. ”

- Lao tzu

“ I will not say yes when my heart says no. ”

- Courtney Carver

“ Receive without conceit, release without struggle. ”

- Marcus Aurelius

“ The greatest wealth is a poverty of desires. ”

- Seneca

“ A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. ”

- William James

“ Saying no is more important than saying yes. ”

- Shane Parrish

“ He is not rich, that enjoyeth not his own goods. ”

- Pythagoras

“ Every increased possession loads us with new weariness. ”

- John Ruskin

“ Let’s stop telling each other how busy we are. ”

- Unknown

“ The more simple we are, the more complete we become. ”

- August Rodin

“ My greatest skill has been to want little. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Too many people spend money they haven’t earned to buy things they don’t want to impress people they don’t like. ”

- Will Rogers

“ Things that matter most must never be at the mercy of things that matter least. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and truth. ”

- Leo Tolstoy

“ Small needs lead to a large life. ”

- Unknown

“ Make room for things that matter by removing everything that doesn’t. ”

- Brian Gardner

“ To be richer, happier, and freer, all you need to do is want less. ”

- Francine Jay
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