Wednesday, August 12, 2015

40 Simplicity Quotes to Simplify Your Life

“The greatest ideas are the simplest.”


― William Golding

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

2. Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. -Albert Einstein 

3.The main purpose of science is simplicity and as we understand more things, everything is becoming simpler. -Edward Teller

4. Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough. -Charles Warner 

5. To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter... to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird’s nest or a wildflower in spring — these are some of the rewards of the simple life. -John Burroughs 

6. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. -Leonardo da Vinci 

7. Life is amazingly good when it’s simple and amazingly simple when it’s good. -Terri Guillemets 

8. The greatest step towards a life of simplicity is to learn to let go. -Steve Maraboli

 9. Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumb-nail. -Henry David Thoreau 

10. The goal of life: simple but not empty. -Terri Guillemets

 11. The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed — it is a process of elimination. -Elbert Hubbard 

12. All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope. -Winston Churchill 

13. Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time. -Arnold H. Glasow 

14. But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads? -Albert Camus 

15. In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 

16. I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. -Lao Tzu 

17. I feel that the simplicity of life is just being yourself. -Bobby Brown 

18. I appreciate simplicity, true beauty that lasts over time, and a little wit and eclecticism that make life more fun. -Elliott Erwitt 

19. Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability. -Edsger Dijkstra 

20. Elegance is achieved when all that is superfluous has been discarded and the human being discovers simplicity and concentration: the simpler and more sober the posture, the more beautiful it will be. -Paulo Coelho 

21. Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius. -George Sand 

22. Unnecessary possessions are unnecessary burdens. If you have them, you have to take care of them! There is great freedom in simplicity of living. It is those who have enough but not too much who are the happiest. -Peace Pilgrim 

23. Simplicity is a key to avoiding complication. Part of the definition of simplicity is 'not complex or complicated; sincere. -Joyce Meyer 

24. How many undervalue the power of simplicity! But it is the real key to the heart. -William Wordsworth 

25. Simplicity is an exact medium between too little and too much. -Sir Joshua Reynolds 

26. Only great minds can afford a simple style – Stendhal 

27. Our life is frittered away by detail… Simplify, simplify. - Henry David Thoreau 

28. Life is not complex. We are complex. Life is simple, and the simple thing is the right thing.- Oscar Wilde 

29. Nature is pleased with simplicity.- Isaac Newton

30. A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think.- Eleanor Roosevelt 

31. A vocabulary of truth and simplicity will be of service throughout your life.- Winston Churchill 

32. Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on simplicity. - Plato 

33. Life is beautiful in its simplicity. - Thomas Matthiessen

34. Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.- Charles Mingus 

35. Simplicity, clarity, singleness: these are the attributes that give our lives power and vividness and joy. -Richard Halloway 

36. Simplicity is a state of mind.- Charles Wagner 

37. Simplicity is indeed often the sign of truth and a criterion of beauty- Mahlon Hoagland 

38. Simplicity is the essence of happiness.- Cedric Bledsoe

39. The simplest things are often the truest. - Richard Bach 

40. To simplify complications is the first essential of success.- George Earle Buckle

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