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Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature. - Simplicity is in the intention; purity in the affection: simplicity turns to God; purity unites with and enjoys him.

Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life, and the labors of life reduce themselves.

Simple style is like white light. It is complex, but its complexity is not obvious.

Simple truths are a relief from grand speculations.

Simplicity and naturalness are the truest marks of distinction.

Simplicity is an exact medium between too little and too much.

Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough.

Simplicity is natures first step, and the last of art.

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

Simplicity of character is no hindrance to subtlety of intellect.

Simplicity of character is the natural result of profound thought.

Simplicity, of all things, is the hardest to be copied.

Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity. I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumbnail.

Stay out of jail.

Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time.

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

The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters is simplicity: nothing is better than simplicity.

The boy and girl going hand in hand through a meadow; the mother washing her baby; the sweet simple things in life. We have almost lost track of them. On the one side, we overintel-lectualize everything; on the other hand, we are over-mechanized. We can understand the danger of the atomic bomb, but the danger of our misunderstanding the meaning of life is much more serious.

The course of every intellectual, if he pursues his journey long and unflinchingly enough, ends in the obvious, from which the non-intellectuals have never stirred.

The fewer our wants, the nearer we resemble the gods


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