Do few things but do them well, simple joys are holy.— Francis of Assisi
Professional Simple Things quotations
Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way.
Apart from values and ethics which I have tried to live by, the legacy I would like to leave behind is a very simple one - that I have always stood up for what I consider to be the right thing, and I have tried to be as fair and equitable as I could be.
No matter who you are it's the simple things in life that lead you to believe that you can achieve anything.
Take time to enjoy the simple things in life
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.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
I remained a socialist for several years, even after my rejection of Marxism;
and if there could be such a thing as socialism combined with individual liberty, I would be a socialist still. For nothing could be better than living a modest, simple, and free life in an egalitarian society.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
Men will surrender to the spirit of the age.
They will say that if they had lived in our day, faith would be simple and easy. But in their day, they will say, things are complex; the Church must be brought up to date and made meaningful to the day's problems.
Be true to yourself- and keep things simple. People complicate things
Joys come from simple and natural things: mists over meadows, sunlight on leaves, the path of the moon over water.
Simplify, then add lightness.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
I think my style revolves around the philosophy that less is more, that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. That goes for my taste in design and in clothes, and even affects the way I approach music. I'm all about keeping things simple, and minimal, but being able to convey something powerful through that approach.
If I have positions going against me, I get right out;
if they are going for me, I keep them Risk control is the most important thing in trading. If you have a losing position that is making you uncomfortable, the solution is very simple: Get out, because you can always get back in.
Simplify your life. Don't waste the years struggling for things that are unimportant. Don't burden yourself with possessions. Keep your needs and wants simple and enjoy what you have. Don't destroy your peace of mind by looking back, worrying about the past. Live in the present. Simplify!
I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.
Ubuntu is not a biblical concept but an ancient African one.
Nevertheless it falls back on one simple thing: that humans have been created for togetherness, and what drives us apart is greed, lust for power, and a sense of exclusion, but those are aberrations.
The thing that I really want to try and do is just live my life really openly and honestly. I think there's so much power in that, as simple as it is.
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.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
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.
The gift we can offer others is so simple a thing as hope.
Focus on what you know you can do. Know what you're capable of on any given day, and what you can count on. Do the simple things well, and then use the confidence to build up the rest of your game. Learn to differentiate between what is truly important and what can be dealt with at another time.
Simplicity is not a simple thing.
The truth is I love being alive. And I love feeling free. So if I can't have those things then I feel like a caged animal and I'd rather not be in a cage. I'd rather be dead. And it's real simple. And I think it's not that uncommon.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Things that are complex are not useful, Things that are useful are simple.
It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.
Awe enables us to see in the world intimations of the divine, to sense in small things the beginning of infinite significance, to sense the ultimate in the common and the simple, to feel in the rush of the passing the stillness of the eternal.
If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.
Let your mind wander in the pure and simple.
Be one with the infinite. Let all things take their course.
Minimalism is about creating complete harmony and not about making simple.
Everyone can do simple things to make a difference, and every little bit really does count.
If things were simple, word would have gotten around.
Regularity in the hours of rising and retiring, perseverance in exercise, adaptation of dress to the variations of climate, simple and nutritious aliment, and temperance in all things are necessary branches of the regimen of health.
Years ago, while I was watching a baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Texas Rangers, I remember staring in awe at Cal Ripken. I realized during this game that 'you don't have to be flashy' or have 'power numbers' to be great. It's about the simple things that are the hard things. It's about leadership, work ethic and commitment.