Meaningful Quotes about Simplicity
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest.
In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A snowball is simple, direct and familiar to most of us. I use this simplicity as a container for feelings and ideas that function on many levels.
A taste for simplicity cannot endure for long.
And so from that, I've always been fascinated with the idea that complexity can come out of such simplicity.
Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.
I despise simplicity. It is the negation of all that is beautiful.
I hate American simplicity. I glory in the piling up of complications of every sort. If I could pronounce the name James in any different or more elaborate way I should be in favor of doing it.
The guiding motto in the life of every natural philosopher should be, seek simplicity and distrust it.
Alfred North Whitehead
Simplicity is a great element of good breeding.
Unnecessary possessions are unnecessary burdens. If you have them, you have to take care of them! There is great freedom in simplicity of living. It is those who have enough but not too much who are the happiest.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Leonardo da Vinci
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.