The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.— Alan Watts
Beautiful Plain And Simple quotations
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
I love to be clean. I wear the same things, all of my clothes pretty much look the same. I'm a plain and simple type of guy. I don't really do a lotta busy colors and things of that nature. I feel like less is more.
My life is simple, my food is plain, and my quarters are uncluttered.
In all things, I have sought clarity. I face the troubles and problems of life and death willingly. Virtue, integrity and courage are my priorities. I can be approached, but never pushed; befriended but never coerced; killed but never shamed.
Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
On a level plain, simple mounds look like hills;
and the insipid flatness of our present bourgeoisie is to be measured by the altitude of its great intellects.
The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple.
Ever note, Lucilius, When love begins to sicken and decay It useth an enforced ceremony. There are no tricks in plain and simple faith; But hollow men, like horses hot at hand, Make gallant show and promise of their mettle; But when they should endure the bloody spur, They fall their crests, and like deceitful jades Sink in the trial.
5 ways to be happy.1. Free your Heart from Hatred.2. Free your Mind from Worries.3. Live Simply.4. Expect Less.5. Have a deep Relationship with God.
Asking women to respect themselves in order to ‘earn’ the right to be treated like a human being is total horseshit. But suggesting that you have the right to treat her exactly as you please because she didn’t adhere to your archaic views of feminine propriety is misogyny, plain and simple.
Geez, if I could get through to you, kiddo, that depression is not sobbing and crying and giving vent, it is plain and simple reduction of feeling. Reduction, see? Of all feeling. People who keep stiff upper lips find that it's damn hard to smile.
Give me a mystery - just a plain and simple one - a mystery which is diffidence and silence, a slim little bare-foot mystery: give me a mystery - just one!
Be as simple as you can be; you will be astonished to see how uncomplicated and happy your life can become.
It matters not how simple the food - a chop, steak or a plain boiled or roast joint, but let it be of good quality and properly cooked, and everyone who partakes of it will enjoy it.
I notice that you use plain, simple language, short words and brief sentences.
That is the way to write English - it is the modern way and the best way. Stick to it; don't let fluff and flowers and verbosity creep in.
Depression is not sobbing and crying and giving vent, it is plain and simple reduction of feeling.
Life is really simple but we insist on making it complicated
There is no bad day that can’t be overcome by listening to a barbershop quartet. This is just truth, plain and simple.
A joke is a good camouflage. Next best comes sentiment... But the best camouflage of all - in my opinion - is the plain and simple truth. Because nobody ever believes it.
The plain fact is that education is itself a form of propaganda - a deliberate scheme to outfit the pupil, not with the capacity to weigh ideas, but with a simple appetite for gulping ideas ready-made. The aim is to make 'good' citizens, which is to say, docile and uninquisitive citizens.
Complexity is your enemy. Any fool can make something complicated. It is hard to make something simple.
Dying is overrated. Human sentimentality has twisted it into the ultimate act of love. Biggest load of bullshit in the world. Dying for someone isn't the hard thing. The man that dies escapes. Plain and simple. Game over. End of pain...Try living for someone. Through it all-good, bad, thick, thin, joy, suffering. That's the hard thing.
A pretentious, showy life is an empty life; a plain and simple life is a full life.
In the early stages of a pregnancy, the Government cannot intervene with a woman's right to choose. That is it, plain and simple. Guess what. We are not going to be big brother or sister, as the case may be. We are going to allow a woman, her doctor, and her God to make that decision.
Life is simple; we create the complexity.
What part of no don't you understand. To put it plain and simple, I'm not into one night stands.
All the things I thought I was - simple and plain and sometime funny - are very small words. They do not begin to describe me. They do not begin to express what is inside of me. I have value, and I have worth. I cannot be replaced like old shoes or taken for granted like tap water.
I am strongly drawn to the simple life and am often oppressed by the feeling that I am engrossing an unnecessary amount of the labour of my fellow men. I regard class differences as contrary to justice and, in the last resort, based on force. I also consider that plain living is good for everybody, physically and mentally.
Anyone can make the simple complicated. Creativity is making the complicated simple.
You want to believe in black and white, good and evil, heroes that are truly heroic, villains that are just plain bad, but I've learned in the past year that things are rarely so simple. The good guys can do some truly awful things, and the bad guys can sometimes surprise the heck out of you.
Every young woman should dress well, that is, neatly, tastefully, modestly, whether she be rich or poor. Conspicuous dressing is vulgar. True refinement avoids anything showy and flashy: it never dresses better than it can afford, and yet it is always well dressed, even in simple muslin or plain calico.
What people do in their own homes is their business, and you can choose to love whoever you love. That's their business. It's no different than discriminating against blacks. It's discrimination, plain and simple.
Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way.
You get lazy, you get sad. Start givin' up. Plain and simple.
Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple.
Any 'Christians' who take for themselves any more than the plain necessaries of life, live in an open habitual denial of the Lord. They have gained riches and hell-fire.
Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication.
Enjoy the simple, the natural and the plain.
Along with that comes the ability to do things spontaneously and have them work.
There are no tricks in plain and simple faith.
Baseball should adopt replay, plain and simple.
If we can see it at home or on hand-held PDAs, the technology should be used in games.
Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.
But it is much later in the game now, and ignorance of the score is inexcusable.
To be unaware that a technology comes equipped with a program for social change, to maintain that technology is neutral, to make the assumption that technology is always a friend to culture is, at this late hour, stupidity plain and simple.
The rich, the well-born, and the able, acquire an influence among the people that will soon be too much for simple honesty and plain sense, in a house of representatives. The most illustrious of them must, therefore, be separated from the mass, and placed by themselves in a senate; this is, to all honest and useful intents, an ostracism.
I'm a character actress, plain and simple.
.. Who can worry about a career? Have a life. Movie stars have careers - actors work, and then they don't work, and then they work again.
What I saw day-to-day is like people who are actually asking for freedom, calling for freedom - protesting, singing, chanting, calling for the removal of the regime - plain and simple. And of course there were clashes there because people, they tried to remove those protesters from Tahrir. And I was, like, doing my job as a doctor treating them.
Never forget this simple truism: Forecasting is marketing, plain and simple.