Most of what we say and do is not essential. If you can eliminate it, you'll have more time, and more tranquillity. Ask yourself at every moment, 'Is this necessary?'— Marcus Aurelius
Lavish Simplicities quotations
Less is more. Simplicity is awesome. That's all you need in life. Its just my personal philosophy.
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.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Do few things but do them well, simple joys are holy.
Serenity, regularity, absence of vanity,Sincerity, simplicity, veracity, equanimity, Fixity, non-irritability, adaptability, Humility, tenacity, integrity, nobility, magnanimity, charity, generosity, purity. Practise daily these eighteen "ities" You will soon attain immortality.
Simplicity is the glory of expression.
Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity.
From discord find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
How many undervalue the power of simplicity ! But it is the real key to the heart.
Good design is as little design as possible.
Less, but better - because it concentrates on the essential aspects, and the products are not burdened with non-essentials. Back to purity, back to simplicity.
When speech comes from a quiet heart, it has the strength of the orchid, and the fragrance of rock.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
Honesty has a beautiful and refreshing simplicity about it.
No ulterior motives. No hidden meanings. An absence of hypocrisy, duplicity, political games, and verbal superficiality. As honesty and real integrity characterize our lives, there will be no need to manipulate others.
Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child's eye - it is very beautiful.
Self-actualizing people are those who have come to a high level of maturation, health and self-fulfillment... the values that self-actualizers appreciate include truth, creativity, beauty, goodness, wholeness, aliveness, uniqueness, justice, simplicity, and self-sufficiency.
There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.
Elegance must be the right combination of distinction, naturalness, care and simplicity. Outside this, believe me, there is no elegance. Only pretension.
Simplify, then add lightness.
Simplicity, good taste and grooming are the three fundamentals of good dressing and these do not cost money.
Do not encumber your mind with useless thoughts.
What good does it do to brood on the past or anticipate the future? Remain in the simplicity of the present moment.
The little things? The little moments? They aren't little.
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.
Let your door stand open to receive Him, unlock your soul to Him, offer Him a welcome in your mind, and then you will see the riches of simplicity, the treasures of peace, the joy of grace. Throw wide the gate of your heart, stand before the sun of the everlasting light.
Meditation could be said to be the Art of Simplicity: simply sitting, simply breathing and simply being.
UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity.
Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity.
Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.
We hardly ever realize that we can cut anything out of our lives, anytime, in the blink of an eye.
The IKEA spirit is strong and living reality.
Simplicity in our behavior gives us strength. Simplicity and humbleness characterize us in our relations with each others, our suppliers and our customers.
The greatest ideas are the simplest.
I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.
The last thing is simplicity. After having gone through all the difficulties, having played an endless number of notes, it is simplicity that matters, with all its charm. It is the final seal on Art. Anyone who strives for this to begin with will be disappointed. You cannot begin at the end.
Simplicity in all things is the secret of the wilderness and one of its most valuable lessons
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
Simplicity and common sense should characterize planning and strategic direction.