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Simpler Quotes

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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

Related topics: Inspirational Simplicity

Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.
- Albert Einstein

Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.
- Albert Einstein

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother
rather than all major credit cards.
- Robert Orben

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

Things were a lot simpler in Detroit.
I didn't care about anything but boyfriends.
- Madonna Ciccone

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The basic parts, the start-up molecules,
can be supplied in abundance and don't have to be made
by some elaborate process.
That immediately makes things simpler.
- K. Eric Drexler

The main purpose of science is simplicity and as we understand more things,
everything is becoming simpler.
- Edward Teller

Birds are a miracle because they prove to us there is a finer,
simpler state of being which we may strive to attain.
- Doug Coupland

When a truth is necessary, the reason for it can be found by analysis,
that is, by resolving it into simpler ideas and truths
until the primary ones are reached.
- Gottfried Leibniz

A Mac is a closed box, so Apple can make decisions
about things that they don't include.
That makes, it in some ways, simpler for them.
- Robert Wise

An expert is someone who has succeeded in making decisions
and judgements simpler through knowing what to pay
attention to and what to ignore.
- Edward de Bono

It is simpler and easier to flatter people than to praise them.
- Jean Paul

The dream factory of that time was much simpler.
As media outlets grew, everything became so complicated.
- Janet Leigh

Taxes should be lower, flatter, and simpler,
in that order.
- David Boaz

It is much simpler to buy books than to read them and
easier to read them than to absorb their contents.
- William Osler

We were promised a simpler life, and technology has
only complicated our lives.
- Freeman Thomas

It can't be any simpler: the farewell is going to be on the Champs-Elysees.
- Lance Armstrong

If only I may grow: firmer, simpler,
quieter,
warmer.
- Dag Hammarskjold

The death tax should be completely and permanently
repealed now in order to make the Tax Code fairer and
simpler and to eliminate the harmful drag this tax has on the economy.
- Kit Bond

Having the Stitch character, the villain that becomes a hero,
coming from outer space, it took a very difficult and
complex story and put it into a simpler,
kinder time.
- Tia Carrere

There wasn't so many ISSUES like there are today.
It was a simpler time.
- Wanda Jackson

The simpler it is, the more beautiful it will become.
- Wilhelm Backhaus

This evolution may compromise Java's claim of being simpler than C++,
but my guess is that the effort will make Java a better
language than it is today.
- Bjarne Stroustrup

Our multiaccess approach will make the life of the customer simpler.
- Jean-Marie Messier

If the Lord Almighty had consulted me before embarking upon Creation,
I should have recommended something simpler.
- Alfonso X

The simpler I keep things, the better I play.
- Nancy Lopez

In journalism it is simpler to sound off than it is to find out.
It is more elegant to pontificate than it is to sweat.
- Harold Evans

I think I thought it would be important for electronics as we knew it then,
but that was a much simpler business and electronics
was mostly radio and television and the first computers.
- Jack Kilby

To be perfectly honest, drama is a lot simpler than comedy.
- Nikki Cox

If I were gay, life would be a lot simpler.
I'm kind of annoyed that I'm not.
- Grace Slick

The more disastrous the mishaps the simpler the reviewing task.
- Donal Henahan

It was always understood that plants and animals,
though completely contrasted in their higher representatives,
approached each other very closely in their lower and simpler forms.
But they were believed not to blend.
- Asa Gray

Nobody has money right now.
And eating is very important, but it doesn't need to be expensive.
And to make - it doesn't need to be fancy,
as long as it's fresh and simple.
The simpler it is, the more fancy it actually comes out tasting.
- Debi Mazar

Sometimes films ignore other points of view because
it's simpler to tell the story that way,
but the more genuine and sympathetic you are to different
points of view and situations,
the more real the story is.
- Ang Lee

I have learned not to read reviews.
Period.
And I hate reviewers.
All of them, or at least all but two or three.
Life is much simpler ignoring reviews and the nasty people who write them.
Critics should find meaningful work.
- John Grisham

It is vitally important that we implement immigration reform.
We need a bill that strengthens our borders and protects this nation,
but that also makes it simpler for good people to become Americans.
- Dave Reichert

The people were simpler, more peaceable and friendly
in their manners and dispositions;
and assassinations,
which give the southern provinces so ill a reputation,
were almost unknown.
- Henry Walter Bates

How thoroughly it is ingrained in mathematical science
that every real advance goes hand in hand with the
invention of sharper tools and simpler methods which,
at the same time, assist in understanding earlier theories
and in casting aside some more complicated developments.
- David Hilbert

We have spoken of beings so low in the scale that the
individuals throughout their whole existence are not
sufficiently specialized to be distinctively plant or animal:
yet these are definite life in simpler shape.
- Asa Gray

For those who believe in God the matter is simpler
still and clearly than anything else:
because those who believe in God believe that God is
the Creator of the whole Universe and there is nothing
that does not come from Him.
- Morarji Desai

Although Darwin was able to persuade much of the world
that a modern eye could be produced gradually from
a much simpler structure,
he did not even attempt to explain how the simple light
sensitive spot that was his starting point actually worked.
- Michael Behe

Seventy years ago this November, Vladimir Lenin created
the modern totalitarian state,
transforming simpler forms of tyranny into history's
most sophisticated apparatus of rule by terror.
- Michael Johns

I enjoyed doing the gag covers better than the story
ones because they were usually simpler.
A cover based on an incident in the plot took a great
deal of staging to tell a little story that was still part of the book.
And it had to make sense on its own.
- Carl Barks

He is richest who is content with the least,
for content is the wealth of nature.
- Socrates

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Simple living is the way to happy living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The invariable mark of wisdom is to
see the miraculous in the common.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Most of the fundamental ideas of science
are essentially simple,
and may, as a rule, be expressed
in a language comprehensible to everyone.
- Albert Einstein

It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.
- Amelia Barr

All the great things are simple,
and many can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill

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

We can never get enough of what we don't really need.
- Matthew Kelly

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

If thou wilt make a man happy,
add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.
- Epicurus

We never NEED anything; we never NEED to do something.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We hardly ever realize that we can
cut anything out of our lives,
anytime, in the blink of an eye.
- Carlos Castaneda

As every divided kingdom falls,
so every mind divided between
many studies confounds and saps itself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste
that they hurry past it.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The more you expect, the more you get disappointed in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whoever does not regard what he has
as most ample wealth, is unhappy,
though he be master of the world.
- Epictetus

Ask yourself to slow down.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The key to happiness is not to have what you want
but to want what you have.
- Anonymous

Wealth consists not in having great possessions,
but in having few wants.
- Epictetus

We never repent of having eaten too little.
- Thomas Jefferson

He who can give thanks for little
will always find he has enough.
- Anonymous

Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life
are not only not indispensable,
but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
- Henry David Thoreau

Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
- Henry David Thoreau


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