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Anything simple always interests me. (Quote by - David Hockney)

Life is one long struggle to disinter oneself, to keep one's head above the accumulations, the ever deepening layers of objects ... which attempt to cover one over, steadily, almost irresistibly, like falling snow. (Quote by - Rose Macaulay)

Partial culture runs to the ornate; extreme culture to simplicity. (Quote by - Christian Nestell Bovee)

When thought is too weak to be simply expressed, it's clear proof that it should be rejected. (Quote by - Luc De Clapiers)

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

The best things in life are nearest: Breath in your nostrils, light in your eyes, flowers at your feet, duties at your hand, the path of right just before you. Then do not grasp at the stars, but do life's plain, common work as it comes, certain that daily duties and daily bread are the sweetest things in life. (Quote by - Robert Louis Stevenson)

A truly great man never puts away the simplicity of a child. (Quote by - Chinese Proverb)

Simplicity is the nature of great souls. (Quote by - Papa Ramadas)

The ordinary arts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest. (Quote by - Thomas More)

A speech does not need to be eternal to be immortal. (Quote by - Muriel Humphrey)

Our affluent society contains those of talent and insight who are driven to prefer poverty, to choose it, rather than submit to the desolation of an empty abundance. (Quote by - Michael Harrington)

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. (Quote by - E.F. Schumacher (Thanks, Arly!))

Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art. (Quote by - Frederic Chopin )

There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of wit. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

Everything we possess that is not necessary for life or happiness becomes a burden, and scarcely a day passes that we do not add to it. (Quote by - Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com)

Material blessings, when they pay beyond the category of need, are weirdly fruitful of headache. (Quote by - Philip Wylie)

From naive simplicity we arrive at more profound simplicity. (Quote by - Albert Schweitzer)

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

To be simple is to be great. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Simplicity of character is the natural result of profound thought. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

The trouble about man is twofold. He cannot learn truths which are too complicated; he forgets truths which are too simple. (Quote by - Dame Rebecca West)

A taste for simplicity cannot last for long. (Quote by - Eugene Delacroix)

Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food. (Quote by - Frank A. Clark)

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


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