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He is richest who is content with the least,
for content is the wealth of nature.
- Socrates

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Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

Simple living is the way to happy living.
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Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius PHOTO

 

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.
- Amelia Barr

Most of the fundamental ideas of science
are essentially simple,
and may, as a rule, be expressed
in a language comprehensible to everyone.
- Albert Einstein

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It is neither wealth nor splendor;
but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
- Thomas Jefferson

The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace.
A persistent simplification will create an inner and outer well-being
that places harmony in one's life.
- Peace Pilgrim

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

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

We never repent of having eaten too little.
- Thomas Jefferson

We can never get enough of what we don't really need.
- Matthew Kelly

We never NEED anything; we never NEED to do something.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life
are not only not indispensable,
but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
- Henry David Thoreau

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
- Plato

What is happiness except the simple harmony
between a man and the life he leads?
- Albert Camus

As every divided kingdom falls,
so every mind divided between
many studies confounds and saps itself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Life is pretty simple:
You do some stuff.
Most fails. Some works.
You do more of what works.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The invariable mark of wisdom is to
see the miraculous in the common.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple:
you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities
but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
- Quentin Crisp

All the great things are simple,
and many can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill

The more you expect, the more you get disappointed in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
- Henry David Thoreau

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste
that they hurry past it.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Life only appears complicated when one is worrying.
Relax, and life becomes simple again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

We hardly ever realize that we can
cut anything out of our lives,
anytime, in the blink of an eye.
- Carlos Castaneda

Wealth consists not in having great possessions,
but in having few wants.
- Epictetus

If thou wilt make a man happy,
add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.
- Epicurus

The greatest power is often simple patience.
- E. Joseph Cossman

Your children need your presence
more than your presents.
- Jesse Jackson

Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.
- Albert Einstein

The key to happiness is not to have what you want
but to want what you have.
- Anonymous

The man who is awakened, lives in such a way
that he leaves no footprints.
- Osho quoting The Buddha

The sage does not hoard.
The more he helps others, the more he benefits himself,
Having bestowed all he has on others, he has yet more;
having given all he has to others, he is richer still.
- Lao Tzu

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

Whoever does not regard what he has
as most ample wealth, is unhappy,
though he be master of the world.
- Epictetus

Ask yourself to slow down.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try to understand. To never look away. And never, never, to forget.
- Arundhati Roy

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

He who can give thanks for little
will always find he has enough.
- Anonymous

You can always do one thing less than you think you can.
- Anonymous

What if happiness were found in the serenity of simple pleasures.
What if we didn't need the newest gizmo... the highest high?
What if happiness is in the air we breathe...
slowly, deeply, and consciously?
What if happiness is one fresh grape, savored with gratitude?
What if happiness is in our oneness with all creation?
What if happiness is about enjoying life exactly as it comes to us -
without chasing after it?
What if happiness is something we CHOOSE...
regardless of our circumstances?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The moment you become miserly you are closed
to the basic phenomenon of life: expansion, sharing.
The moment you start clinging to things,
you have missed the target.
Because things are not the target,
you, your innermost being, is the target -
not a beautiful house, but a beautiful you;
not much money, but a rich you;
not many things, but an open being,
available to millions of things.
- Osho

We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
- Mother Teresa

Maybe life isn't really as complicated
as we make it out to be.
Perhaps a simple child-like attitude would create
a less stressful and happier life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To fall in love is awfully simple,
but to fall out of love is simply awful.
- Bess Myerson

Many societies have educated their male children
on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.
- Margaret Mead

This day boldness is manifested in a simple grace: gratitude.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Moving on is simple, it's what you leave behind
that makes it so difficult.
- Anonymous

Success has a simple formula:
do your best, and people may like it.
- Sam Ewing

Know that the essence of life is not
in the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In dwelling, live close to the ground.
In thinking, keep to the simple.
In conflict, be fair and generous.
In governing, don't try to control.
In work, do what you enjoy.
In family life, be completely present.
- Lao Tzu

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
- Albert Einstein

If one oversteps the bounds of moderation,
the greatest pleasures cease to please.
- Epictetus

You just have to have a simple faith.
- Jimmy Carter

All the Buddhas of all the ages have been
telling you a very simple fact:
Be - don't try to become.
Within these two words, be and becoming,
your whole life is contained.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy,
if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you,
if the simple things in nature have a message you understand,
Rejoice, for your soul is alive.
- Eleanora Duse

When the solution is simple, God is answering.
- Albert Einstein

First meditate, be blissful,
then much love will happen of its own accord.
Then being with others is beautiful
and being alone is also beautiful.
Then it is simple, too.
You dont depend on others
and you dont make others dependent on you.
- Osho

The sculptor produces the beautiful statue
by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed -
it is a process of elimination.
- Elbert Hubbard

God is a metaphor for that which transcends
all levels of intellectual thought.
It's as simple as that.
- Joseph Campbell

A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin;
what else does a man need to be happy?
- Albert Einstein

Human subtlety will never devise an invention
more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature,
because in her inventions nothing is lacking,
and nothing is superfluous.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Success is simple.
Do what's right, the right way, at the right time.
- Arnold H. Glasow

Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use
and a finer sense of comfort,
expressed in organic simplicity.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Thirty to 40 years ago, most financial decisions were fairly simple.
- Scott Cook

How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are,
we must know our mothers names.
- Alice Walker

Every contrivance of man, every tool,
every instrument, every utensil, every article designed for use,
of each and every kind, evolved from a very simple beginnings.
- Robert Collier


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