34 Amazing Simple Life Quotes And Sayings

He who buys what he does not need steals from himself. -Swedish Proverb

He who buys what he does not need steals from himself. -Swedish Proverb

I found the simple life, ain't so simple. -Van Halen

I found the simple life, ain’t so simple. -Van Halen

It is very hard to be simple enough to be good.  -Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is very hard to be simple enough to be good. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

It's the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary.  -Paulo Coelho

It’s the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary. -Paulo Coelho

Life is like art. You have to work hard to keep it simple and still have meaning.-Charles De Lint

Life is like art. You have to work hard to keep it simple and still have meaning.-Charles De Lint

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. -Confucius

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. -Confucius

Live simply so that others may simply live. -Mahatma Gandhi

Live simply so that others may simply live. -Mahatma Gandhi

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

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

Only great minds can afford a simple style. -Stendhal

Only great minds can afford a simple style. -Stendhal

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

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

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

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

Seek simplicity, and distrust it.  -Alfred North Whitehead

Seek simplicity, and distrust it. -Alfred North Whitehead

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

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

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

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

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

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

Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art. -Frederic Chopin

Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art. -Frederic Chopin

Simplicity of character is no hindrance to the subtlety of intellect. -John Morley

Simplicity of character is no hindrance to the subtlety of intellect. -John Morley

Simplicity of living, if deliberately chosen, implies a compassionate approach to life. It means that we are choosing to live our daily lives with some degree of conscious appreciation of the condition of the rest of the world. -Duane Elgin

Simplicity of living, if deliberately chosen, implies a compassionate approach to life. It means that we are choosing to live our daily lives with some degree of conscious appreciation of the condition of the rest of the world. -Duane Elgin

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

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

That man is richest whose pleasures are the cheapest. -Henry David Thoreau

That man is richest whose pleasures are the cheapest. -Henry David Thoreau

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

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

The more we simplify our material needs the more we are free to think of other things.  -Eleanor Roosevelt

The more we simplify our material needs the more we are free to think of other things. -Eleanor Roosevelt

The simple life on the farm was everything to me. Nothing was more relaxing after a long plane flight than to reach the winding driveway that led up to my house. The quiet of the night was more soothing than a sleeping pill.  -Elisabeth Kubler Rose

The simple life on the farm was everything to me. Nothing was more relaxing after a long plane flight than to reach the winding driveway that led up to my house. The quiet of the night was more soothing than a sleeping pill. -Elisabeth Kubler Rose

The trouble with simple living is that, though it can be joyful, rich, and creative, it isn't simple. -Doris Janzen Longacre

The trouble with simple living is that, though it can be joyful, rich, and creative, it isn’t simple. -Doris Janzen Longacre

Voluntary simplicity means going fewer places in one day rather than more, seeing less so I can see more, doing less so I can do more, acquiring less so I can have more. -Jon Kabat-Zinn

Voluntary simplicity means going fewer places in one day rather than more, seeing less so I can see more, doing less so I can do more, acquiring less so I can have more. -Jon Kabat-Zinn

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

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

You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need. -Vernon Howard

You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need. -Vernon Howard

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

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

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

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

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

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

Best rule for a simple life... Care with no reason, Love withnot expectation

Best rule for a simple life… Care with no reason, Love withnot expectation

I adore simple pleasures. They are the last refuge of the complex. -Oscar Wilde

I adore simple pleasures. They are the last refuge of the complex. -Oscar Wilde

I began to realize how simple life could be if one had a regular routine to follow with fixed hours, a fixed salary, and very little original thinking to do. -Roald Dahl

I began to realize how simple life could be if one had a regular routine to follow with fixed hours, a fixed salary, and very little original thinking to do. -Roald Dahl

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

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

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