quote by Laura Ingalls Wilder

The real things haven't changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong.

— Laura Ingalls Wilder

Interesting Simple Pleasures quotations

Simple pleasures quote The greatest please in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

The greatest please in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.

Simple pleasures are the last healthy refuge in a complex world.

Simple pleasures quote If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.

Well, everybody faces the fact there really aren't many records stores around to just go and browse. Maybe browse online, yet that tactile feel of flipping through a stack of vinyl remains one of life's simple pleasures.

A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one's husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it.

I realized that my life was to be one of simple, childlike faith, and that my part was to trust, not to do. I was to trust in Him and He would work in me to do His good pleasure. From that time my life was different.

Simple pleasures quote Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

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Let your boat of life be light, packed with only what you need - a homely home and simple pleasures, one or two friends, worth the name, someone to love and someone to love you, a cat, a dog, and a pipe or two, enough to eat and enough to wear, and a little more than enough to drink; for thirst is a dangerous thing.

Monday is great if I can spend it in bed. I'm a man of simple pleasures, really.

I've had a pretty good lesson in human nature.

It's more important to try to surround yourself with people who can give you a little happiness, because you only pass through this life once, Jack. You don't come back for an encore.

Simple pleasures quote The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

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Set your goals high; make friends with different kinds of people; enjoy simple pleasures. Stand on high ground; sit on level ground; walk on expansive ground.

Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride.

After all," Anne had said to Marilla once, "I believe the nicest and sweetest days are not those on which anything very splendid or wonderful or exciting happens but just those that bring simple little pleasures, following one another softly, like pearls slipping off a string.

Simple pleasures quote Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

Make up your mind to be happy. Learn to find pleasure in simple things.

It has, moreover, been proven that horror, nastiness, and the frightful are what give pleasure when one fornicates. Beauty is a simple thing; ugliness is the exceptional thing. And fiery imaginations, no doubt, always prefer the extraordinary thing to the simple thing.

We Japanese enjoy the small pleasures, not extravagance.

I believe a man should have a simple lifestyle -- even if he can afford more.

Simple pleasures quote Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.

Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.

We Japanese enjoy the small pleasures, not extravagance.

I believe a man should have a simple lifestyle - even if he can afford more.

As I've grown older, the simple pleasure of sitting on the couch with someone you love and watching a documentary is about as good as it gets for me.

Nothing in or of this world measures up to the simple pleasure of experiencing the presence of God.

Simple pleasures quote Be as simple as you can be; you will be astonished to see how uncomplicated and

Be as simple as you can be; you will be astonished to see how uncomplicated and happy your life can become.

The raw tomato, devoured in the garden when freshly picked, is a horn of abundance of simple sensations, a radiating rush in one's mouth that brings with it every pleasure. . . . a tomato, an adventure.

My last refuge, my books: simple pleasures, like finding wild onions by the side of a road, or requited love.

Life always has an unhappy ending, but you can have a lot of fun along the way, and everything doesn't have to be dripping in deep significance.

Simple pleasures quote 5 ways to be happy.1. Free your Heart from Hatred.2. Free your Mind from Worries

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.

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I never went to a John Wayne movie to find a philosophy to live by or to absorb a profound message. I went for the simple pleasure of spending a couple of hours seeing the bad guys lose.

I'm in love with you, and I'm not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things.

The more obsessively we focus on what a particular food is going to do for us, the less healthy we've become. Simple pleasures become complicated.

Simple pleasures quote Life is really simple but we insist on making it complicated

Life is really simple but we insist on making it complicated

Because you are beautiful. I enjoy looking at beautiful people, and I decided a while ago not to deny myself the simpler pleasures of existence

I believe that eating simple food in a healthy body with a clean conscience is more pleasurable, and infinitely more satisfying, then eating decadent food that makes you and your world ill.

The family should be a closely knit group.

The home should be a self-contained shelter of security; a kind of school where life's basic lessons are taught; and a kind of church where God is honored; a place where wholesome recreation and simple pleasures are enjoyed.

Simple pleasures quote Complexity is your enemy. Any fool can make something complicated. It is hard to

Complexity is your enemy. Any fool can make something complicated. It is hard to make something simple.

Tea is the only simple pleasure left to us.

Women have simple tastes. They get pleasure out of the conversation of children in arms and men in love.

Free men must live simple lives and have simple pleasures.

Simple pleasures quote Life is simple; we create the complexity.

Life is simple; we create the complexity.

One of the simple but genuine pleasures in life is getting up in the morning and hurrying to a mousetrap you set the night before.

Love, sex, food, friendship, art, play, beauty and the simple pleasure of a cup of tea are all well and good, but never forget that God/the universe is determined to kill you by whatever means necessary.

Today, I choose awareness. I choose to be aware of the beauty of life and living. I choose to be aware of the simple pleasures in life. I choose awareness of joy, awareness of peace, and awareness of love.

I adore simple pleasures. They are the last refuge of the complex.

I place flowers in the very first rank of simple pleasures;

and I have no very good opinion of the hard worldly people who take no delight in them.

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