Simplicity Quotes, Sayings about being simple - Page 2

Our life is frittered away by detail… Simplify, simplify
– Henry Thoreau

There is no greatness where there is not simplicity.
– Leo Tolstoy

We don’t need to increase our goods nearly as much as we need to scale down our wants. Not wanting something is as good as possessing it.
– Donald Horban

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

Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand. … Simplify, simplify.
– Henry David Thoreau

It helped me in the air to keep my small mind contained in earthly human limits, not lost in vertiginous space and elements unknown.
– Diana Cooper

Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.
– Herbert Hoover

The ordinary arts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest.
– Thomas More

I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.
– Albert Einstein

If it’s working, keep doing it. If it’s not working, stop doing it. If you don’t know what to do, don’t do anything.
– Dr. Melvin Konner

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

It is simplicity that makes the uneducated more effective than the educated when addressing popular audiences.
– Aristotle

And so from that, I’ve always been fascinated with the idea that complexity can come out of such simplicity.
– Will Wright

Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
– Storm Jameson

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

French and German illustrate the misleading character of apparent grammatical simplicity just as well.
– Edward Sapir

The aspects of things that are most important to us are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity.
– Ludwig Wittgenstein

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

Losers have tons of variety. Champions take pride in just learning to hit the same old boring winners.
– Vic Braden

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