Simplicity Quotes

30 Simplicity Quotes To Inspire A More Simple Life

The concept of creating a more simple life is a popular one. But it's definitely not easy.

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Taking away the unnecessary things in our lives helps to clear up the room (physically, mentally and emotionally) for the more important things in life. That much is undeniable.

Here are 30 great quotes about simplicity that will inspire you to live a more simple life.

Simplicity Quotes:

1.

"Things that matter most must never be at the mercy of things that matter least." 

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


2.

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

Confucius


3.

"We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do."

Mother Teresa


4.

"If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough"

Oprah Winfrey


5.

"Simplicity boils down to two steps: Identify the essential. Eliminate the rest."

Leo Babauta


6.

"You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need."

Vernon Howard


7.

"Lead a simple life. First reduce your greeds. Then reduce your needs."

Ritu Ghatourey


8.

"The most simple things can bring the most happiness."

Izabella Scorupco


9.

"Simplicity boils down to two things – identify the essential and eliminate the rest"

Leo Babauta


10.

"It's the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary."

Paulo Coelho


11.

"I’m just a regular person who believes life is simple, and I like a simple life."

Manny Pacquiao


12.

"Every day, I like to wake up and remind myself to be grateful of the simple things."

Miranda Kerr


13.

"The less I needed, the better I felt."

Charles Bukowski


14.

"There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and truth."

Leo Tolstoy


15.

"My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness."

Dalai Lama


16.

"It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy that makes happiness."

Charles Spurgeon


17.

"It is very hard to be simple enough to be good."

Ralph Waldo Emerson


18.

"Too many people spend money they haven’t earned to buy things they don’t want to impress people they don’t like."

Will Rogers


19.

"It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all."

Laura Ingalls Wilder


20.

"A simple life is not seeing how little we can get by with—that’s poverty—but how efficiently we can put first things first. . . . When you’re clear about your purpose and your priorities, you can painlessly discard whatever does not support these, whether it’s clutter in your cabinets or commitments on your calendar."

Victoria Moran


21.

"Life is as simple as these three questions: What do I want? Why do I want it? And, how will I achieve it?"

Shannon L. Alder


22.

"The more you have, the more you are occupied. The less you have, the more free you are."

Mother Teresa


23.

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

Ritu Ghatourey


24.

"The simple life is an authentic life."

Kilroy J. Oldster


25.

"My greatest skill has been to want little."

Henry David Thoreau


26.

"Getting rid of everything that doesn’t matter allows you to remember who you are. Simplicity doesn’t change who you are, it brings you back to who you are."

Courtney Carver


27.

"Life is lived in the moments of simplicity!"

Avijeet Das


28.

"Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires."

Lao Tzu


29.

"Live a simple life; you will own the most beautiful treasures of the world!"

Mehmet Murat ildan


30.

"The greatest step towards a life of simplicity is to learn to let go."

Steve Maraboli


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