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338 Simply Great Quotes About Simplicity and Minimalism (Page 2 of 3)


















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Plain question and plain answer make the shortest road out of most perplexities..




























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The height of cultivation runs to simplicity. Halfway cultivation runs to ornamentation.
































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Our life is frittered away by detail. An honest man has hardly need to count more than his ten fingers, or in extreme cases he may add his ten toes, and lump the rest. Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity!




























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Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler. A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be. We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy? Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.












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Order and simplification are the first steps toward the mastery of a subject -- the actual enemy is the unknown.















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Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification. Martin H.





















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Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable but positive hindrances to our progress. Our life is frittered away by detail. I say let your affairs be as two or three, not a hundred or a thousand. And keep your accounts on your thumb nail.





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