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Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage - to move in the opposite direction. - E F Schumacker

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. - Henry David Thoreau

Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life lies in eliminating the non-essentials. - Lin Yutang

Clear the clutter. Make room for new energy and life force to flow into your life. - Unknown

Don't agonize, organize. - Florynce Kennedy

Eliminate physical clutter. More importantly, eliminate spiritual clutter. - D H Mondfleur

Everything should be made as simple as possible... but not simpler. - Albert Einstein

Fortunate indeed are the people who take exactly the right measure of themselves and hold a just balance between what they can acquire and what they can use. - Peter Latham

Get rid of anything that isn't useful, beautiful or joyful. - Regina Brett

Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. - William Morris

How many undervalue the power of simplicity! But it is the real key to the heart. - William Wordsworth

I have deep faith that the principle of the universe will be beautiful and simple. - Albert Einstein

I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. - Lao Tzu

The Simple Guide to a Minimalist Life

Enjoy a less stressful, more meaningful life. Clear the clutter. Minimize your possessions. Learn how less can be more. Simplifying your schedule, your work, your home, your fitness, your diet, your life.

Another great e-book from Leo Babauta!

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough. - Albert Einstein

In character, in manners, in style, in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

It is easier to be happy when you are not surrounded by the confusion and the clutter of life. - Unknown

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

Live simply that others might simply live. - Elizabeth Seaton

Make room for yourself in your life by keeping it simple. - Stephen C Paul

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

Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, Simplify! - Henry David Thoreau

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. - Antoine de St Exupery

Simplicity is an exact medium between too little and too much. - Joshua Reynolds

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

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. - Leonardo da Vinci

Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumb-nail. - Henry David Thoreau

Simplify always - do not complicate. - Emile Coué

Successful people understand that you don't need to make things complicated. - Anne McKevitt

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak. - Hans Hofmann

The greatest wealth is a poverty of desires. - Seneca

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

The more intimately you come in contact with your own Being, the simpler things look and the easier they are to deal with. - Deepak Chopra

The obvious is that which is never seen until someone expresses it simply. - Kahlil Gibran

The simplest things are often the truest. - Richard Bach

There is a majesty in simplicity. - Alexander Pope

To poke a wood fire is more solid enjoyment than almost anything else in the world. - Charles Dudley Warner

What a lot of things there are a man can do without. - Socrates

When things aren't adding up in your life start subtracting. - Unknown

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

You're here for a reason and it's not to hoard a lot of physical stuff. - Dr Wayne Dyer


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