The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.
Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify.
It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
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.
Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.
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.
Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life, and the labors of life reduce themselves.
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.
Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
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.
Live simply so that others may simply live.
Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.
If your mind isn't clouded by unnecessary things, This is the best season of your life.
Frugality is one of the most beautiful and joyous words in the language, and yet one that we are culturally cut off from understanding and enjoying.
Simplicity in character, in manners, in style; in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity.
Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature.
Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.