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.
The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.
One can furnish a room very luxuriously by taking out furniture rather than putting it in.
Too many people spend money they haven't earned to buy things they don't want to impress people they don't like.
The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
If one's life is simple, contentment has to come. Simplicity is extremely important for happiness. Having few desires, feeling satisfied with what you have, is very vital: satisfaction with just enough food, clothing, and shelter to protect yourself from the elements.
Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
The simplest things are often the truest.
It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
If one's life is simple, contentment has to come.
Through Kurt I saw the beauty of minimalism and the importance of music that's stripped down.
Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity. From discord find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
There are two ways to be rich: One is by acquiring much, and the other is by desiring little.
Also minimalism is a term that all of us who share so little in common and who are lumped together as minimalists are not terribly happy with.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
If one had taken what is necessary to cover one's needs and had left the rest to those who are in need, no one would be rich, no one would be poor, no one would be in need.
If your mind isn't clouded by unnecessary things, This is the best season of your life.
Minimalism wasn't a real idea - it ended before it started.