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Simplify 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

Simplify, simplify.
- Henry David Thoreau

To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try to understand. To never look away. And never, never, to forget.
- Arundhati Roy

Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify.
- Henry David Thoreau

 

In love, one should simplify, choose persons worthy
of their promises and leave them if they don't keep them.
- Isabelle Adjani

Truth is something which can't be told in a few words.
Those who simplify the universe
only reduce the expansion of its meaning.
- Anais Nin

The architect should strive continually to simplify;
the ensemble of the rooms should then be carefully considered
that comfort and utility may go hand in hand with beauty.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

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

Issues are never simple.
One thing I'm proud of is that very rarely will you
hear me simplify the issues.
- Barack Obama

I think people want very much to simplify their lives
enough so that they can control the things that make
it possible to sleep at night.
- Twyla Tharp

The more complicated this society becomes,
the greater the need is to simplify your life.
- Darren L. Johnson

What better model of a synthesis than a nocturnal dream? Dreams simplify,
don't they?
- Manuel Puig

I am going to be working on bathroom fittings for a company in the USA,
and then I thought it was appropriate to simplify the fittings and,
thus, lowering the cost.
- Arne Jacobsen

I jumped off the wheel of fortune because I wanted to simplify things.
Now I've fulfilled my obligations to myself by making my new record.
I'd like it to sell millions of copies,
but my self - worth is not based on chart positions.
- Roland Gift

The whole idea of a stereotype is to simplify.
Instead of going through the problem of all this great diversity -
that it's this or maybe that -
you have just one large statement; it is this.
- Chinua Achebe

In fact, the best thing we could do on taxes for all
Americans is to simplify the individual tax code.
This will be a tough job, but members of both parties
have expressed an interest in doing this,
and I am prepared to join them.
- Barack Obama

Our job is to sell our clients' merchandise...
not ourselves.
Our job is to kill the cleverness that makes us shine instead of the product.
Our job is to simplify, to tear away the unrelated,
to pluck out the weeds that are smothering the product message.
- William Bernbach

Well, the first thing is that truth and power for me form an antithesis,
an antagonism, which will hardly ever be resolved.
I can define in fact, can simplify the history of human society,
the evolution of human society, as a contest between power and freedom.
- Wole Soyinka

What's really important is to simplify.
The work of most photographers would be improved immensely
if they could do one thing:
get rid of the extraneous.
If you strive for simplicity, you are more likely to reach the viewer.
- William Albert Allard

They are deceptively simple.
I admit that.
But for me, all my life I try to simplify things.
As a child in school, things were very hard for me to understand often,
and I developed a knack, I think.
I developed a process to simplify things so I would understand them.
- Eric Carle

There are many different kinds of radioactive waste
and each has its own half-life so,
just to be on the safe side and to simplify matters,
I base my calculations on the worst one and that's plutonium.
- David R. Brower

I think some people would love to be able to make the clothes I make -
and of course,
I do influence them, but they keep simplifying,
and minimalism doesn't quite work.
- Vivienne Westwood

Ignorance is the first requisite of the historian -
ignorance,
which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits,
with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art.
- Lytton Strachey

Moreover, the accomplishment of Russia's aims has been
greatly simplified by the fact that we have heretofore
offered the world no practical antidote for the Russian poison.
- James Forrestal

In a way, I have simplified my life by setting priorities.
- Karen Duffy

People's fates are simplified by their names.
- Elias Canetti

The lurking suspicion that something could be simplified
is the world's richest source of rewarding challenges.
- Edsger Dijkstra

In the police force, two, three, five traitors are
detected who are really working for someone else.
When we cleanse the police of them, the problem will be simplified a lot.
Terrorists will have no one to contact -
they will be left without informers.
- Akhmad Kadyrov

County government can be simplified greatly by reorganizing
and consolidating some of the offices,
making others appointive, and reducing salaries in
keeping with the salaries paid by private business
for the performance of similar duties.
- Arthur Capper

My characters have undergone the same process of simplification as the colors.
Now that they have been simplified, they appear more
human and alive than if they had been represented in all their details.
- Joan Miro

I have always regarded global development as a struggle
between the forces of good and evil.
Not to be simplified as a struggle between Jesus and Satan,
since I do not consider that the process is restricted
to our own sphere of culture.
- Alva Myrdal

Another important historical factor is the fact that
this already very simple religion was further simplified
and purified by the early philosophers of ancient China.
Our first great philosopher was a founder of naturalism;
and our second great philosopher was an agnostic.
- Hu Shih

Moreover if your brother shall trespass against you,
go and tell him his fault between you and him alone.
- Matthew 18:15

Moreover, in the experimental sciences,
the scientific fraternity must test a new theory to destruction,
if possible.
- Peter D. Mitchell

Every legend, moreover, contains its residuum of truth,
and the root function of language is to control the
universe by describing it.
- James A. Baldwin

So great moreover is the regard of the law for private property,
that it will not authorize the least violation of it;
no,
not even for the general good of the whole community.
- William Blackstone

Moreover, in Russia there was an enormous amount of
landed property to be divided,
large estates, crown lands, government land,
and the estates held by the monasteries.
- Herman Gorter

Moreover, statistics can be deceiving:
the growth of jobs in the US in the 90s was due to many part-time jobs,
with no benefits and generally low pay.
- David Korten

What could be more convincing, moreover,
than the gesture of laying one's cards face up on the table?
- Jacques Lacan

Moreover, environmental health at the local level has become narrowly focused,
very much defined around regulations and the attendant regulatory debates.
- Samuel Wilson

Moreover, resolving the mother of all problems -
the Israeli-Palestinian question -
requires cooperation between Europe and the U.S.
- Romano Prodi

Moreover, since the sun remains stationary,
whatever appears as a motion of the sun is really due
rather to the motion of the earth.
- Nicolaus Copernicus

The surest method of being incomprehensible or,
moreover, to be misunderstood is to use words in their original sense;
especially words from the ancient languages.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

No mortal man, moreover is wise at all moments.
- Pliny the Elder

As for doing good; that is one of the professions which is full.
Moreover I have tried it fairly and, strange as it may seem,
am satisfied that it does not agree with my constitution.
- Henry David Thoreau

The different ness of races, moreover,
is no evidence of superiority or of inferiority.
This merely indicates that each race has certain gifts
which the others do not possess.
- Carter G. Woodson

So is it always nationalist to resist US globalization? The US thinks it is,
and wants you to agree; and, moreover,
to consider US interests as being universal ones.
- Fredric Jameson

Moreover, we are showing a dismaying tendency to recast God in Man's image.
- James L. Buckley

Moreover, if the territorial state is to continue as
the last word in the development of society,
then war is inevitable.
- Christian Lous Lange

The fact that life has no meaning is a reason to live -
moreover,
the only one.
- Emile M. Cioran

The act of exploring what the men are,
and moreover the separation of the good from the evil,
is visitation; and the good are then removed,
and the evil are left behind.
- Emanuel Swedenborg

Moreover, there is an unearned increment on capital and on labor,
due to the presence, around the capitalist and the laborer,
of a great, industrious, and prosperous society.
- William Graham Sumner

Moreover, war has become a thing potentially so terrible
and destructive that it should have been the common
aim of statesmen to put an end to it forever.
- Arthur Henderson

Lies are essential to humanity.
They are perhaps as important as the pursuit of pleasure
and moreover are dictated by that pursuit.
- Marcel Proust

Science exists, moreover, only as a journey toward troth.
Stifle dissent and you end that journey.
- John Charles Polanyi

Moreover, health center services save money and lives
by treating diseases before they become chronic conditions,
require hospital care or require a trip to the emergency room.
- Tim Murphy

Moreover, photography has made it possible to fix these
images and now provides us with a permanent record
of each observed spectrum,
which can be measured out at any time.
- Pieter Zeeman

I am moreover inclined to be concise when I reflect
on the constant occupation of the citizens in public and private affairs,
so that in their few leisure moments they may read
and understand as much as possible.
- Marcus V. Pollio

There is a class, moreover, by whom all these scientific theories,
and more are held as ascertained facts,
and as the basis of philosophical inferences which
strike at the root of theistic beliefs.
- Asa Gray

In the spiritual body moreover, man appears such as
he is with respect to love and faith,
for everyone in the spiritual world is the effigy of his own love,
not only as to the face and the body,
but also as to the speech and the actions.
- Emanuel Swedenborg

To be an artist includes much; one must possess many gifts -
absolute gifts -
which have not been acquired by one's own effort.
And, moreover, to succeed, the artist much possess the courageous soul.
- Kate Chopin

Moreover, behind this vague tendency to treat religion
as a side issue in modern life,
there exists a strong body of opinion that is actively
hostile to Christianity and that regards the destruction
of positive religion as absolutely necessary to the
advance of modern culture.
- Christopher Dawson

Moreover, only a strong and united scientific opinion
imposing the intrinsic value of scientific progress
on society at large can elicit the support of scientific
inquiry by the general public.
- Michael Polanyi

There is a lovable quality about the actual tools.
One feels so kindly to the thing that enables the hand to obey the brain.
Moreover, one feels a good deal of respect for it;
without it the brain and the hand would be helpless.
- Gertrude Jekyll

Until the building of Solomon's temple the unity of
worship according to it had,
properly speaking, never had any existence;
and,
moreover, it is easy to read between the lines that
even after that date it was more a pious wish than a practical demand.
- Julius Wellhausen

Moreover, as we live in an era of the ascendancy of
democracy and human rights,
we must see that Taiwan has been a vibrant democracy
with a democratically elected president and legislature.
- Nick Lampson

The establishment of a law, moreover,
does not take place when the first thought of it takes form,
or even when its significance is recognised,
but only when it has been confirmed by the results of the experiment.
- Dmitri Mendeleev

Moreover, from reforming the tax code to our immigration system,
to commonsense legal reform, President Bush put America
on notice that he will continue fighting to make the country,
and the world, a better place for future generations.
- Jim Sensenbrenner

Moreover, the practical recommendations deduced from
ecological principles threaten the vested interests of commerce;
it is hardly surprising that the financial and political
power created by these investments should be used sometimes
to suppress environmental impact studies.
- Garrett Hardin

Moreover, it thus follows that not a great deal of
time was needed for the large animals of the three
major parts of the world to become known to the people
who spent time on the coasts of those regions.
- George Cuvier

Moreover, the concern of some that moving DNA among
species would breach customary breeding barriers and
have profound effects on natural evolutionary processes
has substantially disappeared as the science revealed
that such exchanges occur in nature.
- Paul Berg


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