Our modern day living is filled with endless tasks, distractions and must-haves. There never seems to be enough time to do everything we want to do.
To compound all these, technology accentuates our ‘treadmill’ way of life. What better way than to use these carefully selected simplicity quotes to inspire our minimalism.
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“Make things as simple as possible but no simpler”- Albert Einstein
“The simplest things are often the truest” – Richard Bach
“Less is more” – Mies Van Der Rohe
“The trouble with simple living is that, though it can be joyful, rich, and creative, it isn’t simple”- Doris Janzen Longacre
“There are two ways to be rich: One is by acquiring much, and the other is by desiring little” – Jackie French Koller
“The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things” – Elise Boulding
“You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need” – Vernon Howard
“Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life, and the labors of life reduce themselves” – Edwin Way Teal
“Have nothing in your homes that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful” – William Morris
“It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has” – Henry Ward Beecher
“Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit experience and the last effort of genius” – George Sand
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” – Leonardo da Vinci
“Contentment comes not so much from great wealth as from few wants” – Epictetus
“It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor” – Seneca
“The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less” – Socrates
“Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty” – Socrates
“He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have” – Socrates
“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated” – Confucius
“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking” – Marcus Aurelius
“Life can be simple and beautiful. Focus on the good things ‘ – Maxime Lagacé
“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple ‘ – Dr. Seuss
‘Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works” – Leonardo da Vinci
“Live a simple life; you will own the most beautiful treasures of the world!” – Mehmet Murat ildan
“I began to realize how simple life could be if one had a regular routine to follow with fixed hours, a fixed salary, and very little original thinking to do” – Roald Dahl
“The greatest step towards a life of simplicity is to learn to let go” – Steve Maraboli
“Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough” – Charles Dudley Warner
“I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind” – Albert Einstein
“Only great minds can afford a simple style” – Stendhal
“Lead a simple life. First reduce your greeds. Then reduce your needs” – Ritu Ghatourey
“It’s the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary” – Paulo Coelho
I hope these beautiful and meaningful quotes will inspire you to live a life filled with joy and simplicity.
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