38 Best Simplicity Quotes To Live A Simple Life

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Get here the list of some best inspirational quotes about simplicity that will motivate you to live a simple life.

Best Quotes About Simplicity

1. “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” ― Confucius

2. “Like all magnificent things, it’s very simple.” ― Natalie Babbitt

3. “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” ― Clare Boothe Luce

4. “Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.” ― Coco Chanel

5. “Out of clutter, find simplicity.” ― Albert Einstein

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6. “The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.” ― Walt Whitman

7. “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

8. “Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy” ― Isaac Newton

9. “Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury – to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind.” ― Albert Einstein

10. “There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and truth.” ― Leo Tolstoy

11. “One should use common words to say uncommon things” ― Arthur Schopenhauer

12. “Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate or tortuous as the heart. Bitter. Sweet. Alive.” ― Joanne Harris

13. “Every morning was a cheerful invitation to make my life of equal simplicity, and I may say innocence, with Nature herself.” ― Henry David Thoreau

Inspirational Simplicity Quotes

14. “Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.” ― Isaac Newton

15. “Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

16. “Truth resists simplicity.” ― John Green

17. “Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” ― Albert Einstein

18. “Physics is really nothing more than a search for ultimate simplicity, but so far all we have is a kind of elegant messiness.” ― Bill Bryson

19. “This is the definition of happiness: a whole day stretching out ahead of me, beautiful in its emptiness and simplicity.” ― Tabitha Suzuma

20. “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

21. “The greatest step towards a life of simplicity is to learn to let go.” ― Steve Maraboli

22. “Simplicity is a great virtue but it requires hard work to achieve it and education to appreciate it. And to make matters worse: complexity sells better.” ― Edsger Wybe Dijkstra

23. “I am not a genius, I am just curious. I ask many questions. and when the answer is simple, then God is answering.” ― Albert Einstein

24. “Simplicity is ultimately a matter of focus.” ― Ann Voskamp

25. “When people complain of your complexity, they fail to remember that they made fun of your simplicity.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

26. “A common man marvels at uncommon things. A wise man marvels at the commonplace.” ― Confucius

Famous Simplicity Quotes

27. “The safest course was actually the simplest-do nothing at all and hope everything turned out for the best. It wasn’t a great plan, but it had the benefits of simplicity and a long tradition. ” ― Jasper Fforde

28. “The simple things come back to us. They rest for a moment by our ribcages then suddenly reach in and twist our hearts a notch backward.” ― Colum McCann

29. “The success of any trap lies in its fundamental simplicity. The reverse trap by the nature of its single complication must be swift and simpler still.” ― Robert Ludlum

30. “If you will stay close to nature, to its simplicity, to the small things hardly noticeable, those things can unexpectedly become great and immeasurable.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke

31. “There should be more sincerity and heart in human relations, more silence and simplicity in our interactions. Be rude when you’re angry, laugh when something is funny, and answer when you’re asked.” ― Anton Chekhov

32. “It’s as simple as that. Simple and complicated, as most true things are.” ― David Levithan

33. “In character, in manner, in style, in all the things, the supreme excellence is simplicity” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

34. “What is a genius? A person who demands little to nothing from others, but is often found extremely difficult to have around.” ― Criss Jami

35. “People who pride themselves on their “complexity” and deride others for being “simplistic” should realize that the truth is often not very complicated. What gets complex is evading the truth.” ― Thomas Sowell

36. “Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious and adding the meaningful.” ― John Maeda

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

38. “Progress is man’s ability to complicate simplicity.” ― Thor Heyerdahl