Inspirational Quotes on Simplicity

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  1. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. ~Leonardo da Vinci

  2. The simplest things are often the truest. ~Richard Bach

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

  4. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness. ~Henry David Thoreau

  5. The aspects of things that are most important for us are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity. ~Ludwig Wittgenstein

  6. 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

  7. Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone. ~Albert Einstein

  8. Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature. ~Thomas Kempis

  9. As I grew older, I realized that it was much better to insist on the genuine forms of nature, for simplicity is the greatest adornment of art. ~Albrecht Durer

  10. "Let us learn to live simply, so that others may simply live." ~M.K Gandhi

  11. Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated." ~Confucius

  12. Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires. ~Lao Tzu

  13. "Most of the luxuries, and many of the so~called comforts of life, are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind. With respect to luxuries and comforts, the wisest have even lived a more simple and meagre life than the poor." ~Henry David Thoreau

  14. Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

  15. Nothing is true, but that which is simple. ~Johann Wolfgang

  16. "Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life, and the labors of life reduce themselves." ~Edwin Way Teale

  17. "Simplicity involves unburdening your life, and living more lightly with fewer distractions that interfere with a high quality life, as defined uniquely by each individual. You will find people living simply in large cities, rural areas and everything in between." ~Linda Breen Pierce

  18. Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability. ~ Edsger Dijkstra

  19. Simplicity is the essence of universality. ~ M.K Gandhi

  20. Simplicity is a state of mind. ~Charles Wagner

  21. Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough. ~Charles Dudley Warner

  22. Simplicity, clarity, singleness: These are the attributes that give our lives power and vividness and joy as they are also the marks of great art." ~Richard Holloway

  23. "Simplicity is the essence of happiness." ~Cedric Bledsoe

  24. The great artist and thinker are the simplifiers. ~Henri Frederic Amiel

  25. The great seal of truth is simplicity. ~Herman Boerhaave

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