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Simple Sayings

Simple Sayings: The Virtue of the Noble and the Wise

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Life's pleasures often lie in the simplest things. With simplicity, you derive humility, wisdom, and happiness. Now, who wouldn't want to be happy? Your search for happiness is over. The path to eternal happiness lies in simplicity. So take your time to soak in the warmth of the sun. Smell the flowers. Let your sorrows melt away with these simple pleasures. Silence the monsters of worry with the soothing power of simplicity.

Albert Einstein
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Oscar Wilde
The truth is rarely pure and never simple.

Confucius
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.

Winston Churchill
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.

Charles de Lint
Life is like art. You have to work hard to keep it simple and still have meaning.

Barack Obama
Issues are never simple. One thing I'm proud of is that very rarely will you hear me simplify the issues.

Dalai Lama
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Ronald Reagan
There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.

Albert Einstein
When the solution is simple, God is answering.

Warren Buffett
The business schools reward difficult complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective.

Doris Janzen Longacre
The trouble with simple living is that, though it can be joyful, rich, and creative, it isn't simple.

Elizabeth Seaton
Live simply that others might simply live.

Henry David Thoreau
As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.

Leonardo Da Vinci
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

Hans Hofmann
The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.

Stendhal
Only great minds can afford a simple style.

Leo Burnett
Make it simple. Make it memorable. Make it inviting to look at. Make it fun to read.

Oscar Wilde
Simple pleasures are always the last refuge of the complex.

Buddha
To support mother and father, to cherish wife and child and to have a simple livelihood; this is the good luck.

Arnold H. Glasgow
Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time.

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