Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.
— Lao Tzu

The heights charm us, but the steps do not; with the mountain in our view we love to walk the plains.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe plains quote

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Nothing astonishes people so much as common sense and plain dealing.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise.
— Maya Angelou

Manners are especially the need of the plain. The pretty can get away with anything.
— plains quotation by Evelyn Waugh