125 Minimum Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of minimum quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about doing the bare minimum.

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The Most Famous Minimum Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Min­i­mal­ism is about cre­at­ing com­plete har­mony and not about making simple. — Naoto Fukasawa

A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts. — William Strunk, Jr.

Minimalism is the pursuit of the essence of things, not the appearance. — Claudio Silvestrin

Minimalism is not defined by what is not there but by the rightness of what is and the richness with which this is experienced. — John Pawson

The more minimal the art, the more maximum the explanation. — Hilton Kramer

One essential object is to choose that arrangement which shall tend to reduce to a minimum the time necessary for completing the calculation. — Ada Lovelace

I want minimum information given with maximum politeness. — Jackie Kennedy

The headline is the most important element of an ad. It must offer a promise to the reader of a believable benefit. And it must be phrased in a way to make it memorable. — Morris Hite

The ambition of every good cook must be to make something very good with the fewest possible ingredients. — Urbain Dubois

I never retouch a sketch: I take a canvas the same size, as I may change the composition somewhat. But I always strive to give the same feeling, while carrying it on further. — Henri Matisse

Short Minimum Quotes

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  • Racism is man's gravest threat to man - the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason. — Abraham Joshua Heschel
  • The Dance: A minimum of explanation, a minimum of anecdotes - and a maximum of sensations. — Maurice Bejart
  • Nothing takes place in the world whose meaning is not that of some maximum or minimum. — Leonhard Euler
  • The real minimum wage is zero. — Thomas Sowell
  • If I can create the minimum of my plans and desires, there will be no regrets. — Bessie Coleman
  • A job should lift workers out of poverty, not keep them in it. — Bernie Sanders
  • Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero.Lat., Seize the day, put no trust in tomorrow. — Horace
  • You better realize your worth and stop settling for bare minimum half ass shit. — Cardi B
  • I'm interested in locating the holy grail of the minimum means to express the most complex ideas. — Ben Nicholson
  • If I can create the minimum of my plans and desires there shall be no regrets. — Bessie Coleman

Top 10 Minimum Quotes

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Racism is man's gravest threat to man - the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason. — Abraham Joshua Heschel

If you do the bare minimum, expect bare minimum results. You want to be great, work to be great. Nothing just happens — J. J. Watt

Moore's Law of Mad Science: Every eighteen months, the minimum IQ necessary to destroy the world drops by one point. — Eliezer Yudkowsky

The Dance: A minimum of explanation, a minimum of anecdotes - and a maximum of sensations. — Maurice Bejart

Nothing takes place in the world whose meaning is not that of some maximum or minimum. — Leonhard Euler

I heard Russell Simmons say that, 'people have million dollar dreams with a minimum wage work ethic.' Basically, everybody wanna be rich but don't nobody wanna work for it. — Yo Gotti

One essential object is to choose that arrangement which shall tend to reduce to a minimum the time necessary for completing the calculation. — Ada Lovelace

The real minimum wage is zero. — Thomas Sowell

By tying minimum wage to money supply, the poor's income would rise and fall with the rise and fall in money supply. — Max Keiser

I want minimum information given with maximum politeness. — Jackie Kennedy

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Minimum quote You can't have a million dollar dream with a minimum wage work ethic.
You can't have a million dollar dream with a minimum wage work ethic.

Bare Minimum Quotes

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No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country... By living wages I mean more than a bare subsistence level - I mean the wages of decent living. — Franklin D. Roosevelt

The success of family welfare depends on giving women complete freedom with their lives. The need of the hour is that people should plan their families as per their convenience and get the bare minimum health facilities. — Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Everything changed in Bosnia, when General Wesley Clark proved that you could fight a war with high- level precision air strikes and a bare minimum of ground action. — Joe Bob Briggs

Technology will make available to the leaders of major nations, techniques for conducting secret warfare, of which only a bare minimum of the security forces need be appraised.....techniques of weather modification could be employed to produce prolonged periods of drought or storm. — Zbigniew Brzezinski

I feel the need of attaining the maximum of intensity with the minimum of means. It is this which has led me to give my painting a character of even greater bareness. — Joan Miro

When you reduce what you need in life to the bare minimum, then that's when you achieve true freedom. — Mark Boyle

If you want money, buy lottery tickets. If you love music, practice and keep your overhead to the bare minimum. Keep your promises, who you are is more important than what licks you know to any band leader. — Steve Morse

I prefer to live in a rented house. No ties. Nothing around my neck. Just the minimum kind of bare comforts of home. — Mick Jagger

What we want to do is raise the bare minimum amount that will give us a large enough microphone to effectively convey our message. Unfortunately, $20 million is critical mass in terms of running an effective campaign in New York. — David Brenner

Overcoming sin, blessed though it surely is, is but the bare minimum of a believers experience. There is nothing astonishing in it. Not to overcome sin is what ought to astonish us. — Watchman Nee

Minimum Wage Quotes

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Look for the enemies of Medicare, of higher minimum wages, of Social Security, of federal aid to education and there you will find the enemy of the Negro, the coalition of Dixiecrats and reactionary Republicans that seek to dominate the Congress. — A. Philip Randolph

Minimum wage law is the 'People's Fed.' Tie minimum wage to money supply. If there is pushback against this idea, then shut down the Fed and its ability to distort the economy, penalizing labor, or make the Fed's distortions available to all businesses and all workers. — Max Keiser

I'm against having a Fed. It's socialism in its worst form. But until the Fed is gotten rid of, the only economic variable the poor have to counteract the injustices of the Fed is the minimum wage law. — Max Keiser

A minimum-wage law is, in reality, a law that makes it illegal for an employer to hire a person with limited skills. — Milton Friedman

It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label. — Barack Obama

In my view, we need a massive federal jobs program which puts millions of our people back to work. We must end our disastrous trade policies. We need to raise the minimum wage to a living wage. And we have to fight for pay equity for women. — Bernie Sanders

I was making almost minimum wage on 'The Young and the Restless.' But it was my first job, so I accepted my first quote. I had a great time on it, and it obviously led me to better things. — Eva Longoria

So what are the effects of increasing minimum wages? Any Econ 101 student can tell you the answer: The higher wage reduces the quantity of labor demanded, and hence leads to unemployment. — Paul Krugman

I think the minimum wage will be the centerpiece of the State of Union. I think it should be the centerpiece of the State of the Union. And it should be very focused on that because, as you said, Republicans in the rest of the country are for it. — Robert Gibbs

You can't have a million dollar dream with a minimum wage work ethic. — Zig Ziglar

Raising Minimum Wage Quotes

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It has now been over 7 years since Congress last raised the minimum wage to its current level of $5.15 per hour. Since that last increase, Congress's failure to adjust the wage for inflation has reduced the purchasing power of the minimum wage to record low levels. — Jon Corzine

The typical minimum wage earner is a provider and a breadwinner - most likely a woman - responsible for paying bills, running a household and raising children. — Thomas Perez

To everyone in this Congress who still refuses to raise the minimum wage, I say this: If you truly believe you could work full-time and support a family on less than $15,000 a year, go try it. If not, vote to give millions of the hardest-working people in America a raise. — Sayings

Certainly other things we can do, we gotta promote after-school employment, give kids an opportunity, raising the minimum wage was part of that, we can't expect that young people are going to feel they can make a living out there for such low wages. — Matt Gonzalez

Raising the minimum wage means raising the living wage - and that's good news for Ohio. — Sherrod Brown

Working-class Americans have waited too long, close to a decade in fact, for an increase in the minimum wage. This has been the second longest period without a pay raise since the Federal minimum wage law was first enacted in 1938. — Bill Pascrell

Congress has not raised the minimum wage since 1997. The minimum wage is now at its lowest level in 50 years adjusted for inflation. — Russ Carnahan

The bottom line is that five million low-income Americans working full time for minimum wage, deserve a raise. — Jim Clyburn

We have to make the economy fairer. That starts with raising the national minimum wage and also guarantee, finally, equal pay for women's work. — Hillary Clinton

If you raise the minimum wage, you're going to make people more expensive than a machine. — Marco Rubio

Minimal Quotes

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Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity. From discord find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. — Albert Einstein

Our souls are not hungry for fame, comfort, wealth, or power. Our souls are hungry for meaning, for the sense that we have figured out how to live so that our lives matter. — Harold S. Kushner

We imagine a school in which students and teachers excitedly and joyfully stretch themselves to their limits in pursuit of projects built on their own visions … not one that that merely succeeds in making apathetic students satisfy minimal standards. — Seymour Papert

I consider space to be a material. The articulation of space has come to take precedence over other concerns. I attempt to use sculptural form to make space distinct. — Richard Serra

Every time you sustain a head injury, the risk gets higher and higher. I always said that if there ever was a point where the risk was more than minimal, I would stop playing. — Pat LaFontaine

The answer lies within ourselves. If we can't find peace and happiness there, it's not going to come from the outside. — Tenzin Palmo

The most important and hardest part of trust minimization is governance minimization. — Nick Szabo

We go on multiplying our conveniences only to multiply our cares. We increase our possessions only to the enlargement of our anxieties. — Anna Brackett

Gold miners have incentive to conceal & minimize the full extent of their reserves, increase their capacity aggressively, and mine more gold as fast as they can. They are the enemies of gold investors. It’s a hopelessly antiquated system for storing value in the 21st century. — Michael Saylor

I think I'm good at amplifying an actor's strengths, and minimizing their weaknesses. And they all have strengths and weaknesses. — Steven Soderbergh

Maximum Quotes

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Reality is, after all, too big for our frail understanding to fully comprehend. Nevertheless, we have to build our life on the theory which contains the maximum truth.We cannot sit still because we cannot, or do not , know the Absolute Truth. — Subhas Chandra Bose

Brokenness is God’s requirement for maximum usefulness. — Charles Stanley

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If there is effort, there is always accomplishment. — Kano Jigoro

The most valuable "currency" of any organization is the initiative and creativity of its members. Every leader has the solemn moral responsibility to develop these to the maximum in all his people. This is the leader's highest priority. — W. Edwards Deming

Women are most fascinating between the ages of 35 and 40 after they have won a few races and know how to pace themselves. Since few women ever pass 40, maximum fascination can continue indefinitely. — Christian Dior

Just because Fate doesn't deal you the right cards, it doesn't mean you should give up. It just means you have to play the cards you get to their maximum potential. — Les Brown

A straight line can readily be drawn among each of the two series of points corresponding to the maxima and minima, thus showing that there is a simple relation between the brightness of the variables and their periods. — Henrietta Swan Leavitt

The success of monetary policy should be judged by the economy's performance against our statutory mandates of price stability and maximum employment. — Jerome Powell

The maximum leverage would mean that you would have people working for you. — Naval Ravikant

The Congress has tasked the Federal Reserve with achieving stable prices and maximum employment - the dual mandate. — Jerome Powell

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More Minimum Quotes

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The minimum could be defined as the perfection that an artefact achieves when it is no longer possible to improve it by subtraction. This is the quality that an object has when every component, every detail, and every junction has been reduced or condensed to the essentials. it is the result of the omission of the inessentials. — John Pawson

I wanted to change the rules of engagement, asking for more- from fewer. I was insisting that we had to have only the best people...If you wanted excellence, at a minimum, the ambience had to reflect excellence. — Jack Welch

Whatever he does should be seen as working at the Presidency and if he goes to Colorado for Christmas, it should be for a minimum amount of time, the family tradition and family get-together aspect emphasized, and it be seen as a working vacation. — Robert Teeter

For since the fabric of the universe is most perfect and the work of a most wise Creator, nothing at all takes place in the universe in which some rule of maximum or minimum does not appear. — Leonhard Euler

Around three hours per week of exercise is the minimum required to derive benefits and make improvements. — Peter Attia

Corruption, embezzlement, fraud, these are all characteristics which exist everywhere. It is regrettably the way human nature functions, whether we like it or not. What successful economies do is keep it to a minimum. No one has ever eliminated any of that stuff. — Alan Greenspan

It is important that gang members are aware that if they engage in aggravated assault, maiming, kidnapping, or manslaughter that they will receiving a minimum sentence of 30 years. — Albert Wynn

A free society is as much a threat to the intellectual's sense of worth as an automated economy is to the workingman's sense of worth. Any social order that can function with a minimum of leadership will be anathema to the intellectual. — Eric Hoffer

If every parent understood the huge educational benefits and intense happiness brought about by reading aloud to their children, and if every parent- and every adult caring for a child-read aloud a minimum of three stories a day to the children in our lives, we could probably wipe out illiteracy within one generation. — Mem Fox

In the cabaret of globalization, the state shows itself as a table dancer that strips off everything until it is left with only the minimum indispensable garments: the repressive force. — Subcomandante Marcos

You cannot keep up a nightlife and amount to anything in the day. You cannot indulge in those foods and liquors that destroy the physique and still hope to have a physique that functions with the minimum of destruction to itself. A candle burnt at both ends may shed a brighter light, but the darkness that follows is for a longer time. — Coco Chanel

If you do politics the right way, I believe, you can actually make people's lives better. And integrity is the minimum ante to get into the game. — Joe Biden

One thing that I learned from judo... Maximum efficiency and minimum effort. — Ronda Rousey

There is only one tactical principle which is not subject to change. It is to use the means at hand to inflict the maximum amount of wound, death, and destruction on the enemy in the minimum amount of time. — George S. Patton

I think coercive taxation is theft, and government has a moral duty to keep it to a minimum. — William Weld

A newspaper should be the maximum of information, and the minimum of comment. — Richard Cobden

The minimum viable product is that version of a new product which allows a team to collect the maximum amount of validated learning about customers with the least effort. — Eric Ries

The number of habitable worlds in our galaxy is certainly in the tens of billions, minimum, and we haven't even talked about the moons. And the number of galaxies we can see, other than our own, is about 100 billion. — Seth Shostak

Get maximum effect from minimum effort. — Bruce Lee

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