65 Simple Life Quotes On Success In Life

These simple life quotes will inspire you. Simple life, to a manner of living in which a person does not own many things or use many modern machines and usually lives in the countryside.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging simple life quotes, simple life sayings, and simple life proverbs.

Best Simple Life Quotes

  1. “You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need.” ~ Vernon Howard
  2. “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.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  3. “When you are through changing, you are through.” ~ Bruce Barton
  4. “It is no bad thing celebrating a simple life.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

  5. “The way to happiness: Keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Scatter sunshine, forget self, think of others. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale
  6. “Live simply so that others may simply live.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  7. “Life is very simple. What I give out comes back to me.
    Today, I choose to give love.” ~ Louise Hay
  8. “It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.” ~ Laura Ingalls Wilder

  9. “The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.” ~ Socrates
  10. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  11. “This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.” ~ Dalai Lama
  12. “Beware the barrenness of a busy life.” ~ Socrates

  13. “I’m just a regular person who believes life is simple, and I like a simple life.” ~ Manny Pacquiao
  14. “When we love what is, it becomes so simple to live in the world.
    The world is exactly as it should be.” ~ Byron Katie
  15. “Simple life and peaceful mind are very close friends!” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan
  16. “The truth is rarely pure and never simple.” ~ Oscar Wilde

  17. “Life is simple. Life is not complicated. Life is only one thing: Identify yourself.” ~ Harbhajan Singh Yogi
  18. “The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest.” ~ Thomas Moore
  19. “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.” ~ Yi Sun-sin
  20. “If you can be content right now, then you’ll always be content, because it’s always right now.” ~ Willie Nelson

  21. “If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.” ~ Paul McCartney
  22. “Too many people spend money they haven’t earned to buy things they don’t want to impress people they don’t like.” ~ Will Rogers
  23. “To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter… to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird’s nest or a wildflower in spring – these are some of the rewards of the simple life.” ~ John Burroughs
  24. “Not he is great who can alter matter, but he who can alter my state of mind.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

  25. “Life is simple. Everything happens for you, not to you. Everything happens at exactly the right moment, neither too soon nor too late. You don’t have to like it… it’s just easier if you do.” ~ Byron Katie
  26. “It is preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents us from living freely and nobly.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  27. “People say “I want peace.” If you remove I (ego), and your want (desire), you are left with peace.” ~ Sathya Sai Baba
  28. “Simplicity is the glory of expression.” ~ Walt Whitman

  29. “‘Think in simples’ as my old master used to say – meaning to reduce the whole to its parts in simplest terms, getting back to first principles.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  30. “Simplicity and Repose are qualities that measure the true value of any work of art.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  31. “The spirit’s foe in man has not been simplicity, but sophistication.” ~ George Santayana
  32. “Be smart, drink your wine.” ~ Horace
  33. “Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.” ~ Albert Einstein

  34. “What a unique treasure are the things we have learned to live without, for no thief can take them from us.” ~ Robert Breault
  35. “People know that I have adopted four principles in living my life: simple living, punctuality, hard work and prudence.” ~ Abdul Sattar Edhi
  36. “Even Socrates, who lived a very frugal and simple life, loved to go to the market. When his students asked about this, he replied, “I love to go and see all the things I am happy without.” ~ Jack Kornfield
  37. “Our life is frittered away by detail… simplify, simplify.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

  38. “When you wonder what is coming, tell yourself the best is coming, the very best life and love have to offer, the best God and His universe have to send. Then open your hands to receive it. It’s yours.” ~ Melody Beattie
  39. “The best things are nearest: breath in your nostrils, light in your eyes, flowers at your feet, duties at your hand, the path of God just before you. Then do not grasp at the stars, but do life’s plain common work as it comes certain that daily duties and daily bread are the sweetest things of life.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  40. “I believe we would be happier to have a personal revolution in our individual lives and go back to simpler living and more direct thinking.” ~ Laura Ingalls Wilder , Simple life quotes but happy
  41. “A good scare is worth more than good advice.” ~ Horace

  42. “The Forgotten Man is delving away in patient industry, supporting his family, paying his taxes, casting his vote, supporting the church and the school, reading his newspaper, and cheering for the politician of his admiration, but he is the only one for whom there is no provision in the great scramble and the big divide. Such is the Forgotten Man. He works, he votes, generally he prays — but he always pays — yes, above all, he pays.” ~ William Graham Sumner
  43. “Min­i­mal­ism is about cre­at­ing com­plete har­mony and not about making simple.” ~ Naoto Fukasawa
  44. “Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.” ~ Lin Yutang
  45. “We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.” ~ Mother Teresa

  46. “Graveyards are filled with books that were never written, songs that were never sung, words that were never spoken, things that were never done.” ~ Mark Victor Hansen
  47. “Free men must live simple lives and have simple pleasures.” ~ William Morris
  48. “Everything is complex and everything is simple. The rose has no why attached to it, it blooms because it blooms, how no thought of itself, or desire to be seen. What could be more complicated than a rose for someone who wants to understand it? What could be simpler for someone who wants nothing? The complexity of thinking, the simplicity of beholding.” ~ Andre Comte-Sponville
  49. “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” ~ Confucius

  50. “The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.” ~ Hans Hofmann
  51. “If we only knew how many times our seemingly clever comment cut straight into the heart of the person with whom we have just spoken, it is we who would bleed.” ~ Guy Finley
  52. “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.” ~ Frederic Chopin
  53. “Maybe a person’s time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food.” ~ Frank A. Clark
  54. “I want to turn the clock back to when people lived in small villages and took care of each other.” ~ Pete Seeger

  55. “Voluntary simplicity means going fewer places in one day rather than more, seeing less so I can see more, doing less so I can do more, acquiring less so I can have more.” ~ Jon Kabat-Zinn
  56. “It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.” ~ Albert Einstein
  57. “Live simply that others might simply live.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  58. “We would all like to be able to live an uncluttered life, a simple life, a good life.” ~ Jerry Garcia

  59. “The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things.” ~ Elise M. Boulding
  60. “I am strongly drawn to the simple life and am often oppressed by the feeling that I am engrossing an unnecessary amount of the labour of my fellow men. I regard class differences as contrary to justice and, in the last resort, based on force. I also consider that plain living is good for everybody, physically and mentally.” ~ Albert Einstein
  61. “True faith, a simple life, a helping hand- the three things prized most in Heaven.” ~ Frederick Buechner
  62. “Simplify, simplify, simplify.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

  63. “The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed – it is a process of elimination.” ~ Elbert Hubbard
  64. “Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.” ~ Laozi
  65. “The most outstanding characteristic of Eastern civilization is to know contentment, whereas that of Western civilization is not to know contentment. Contented Easterners are satisfied with their simple life and therefore do not seek to increase their material enjoyment… They are satisfied with their present lot and environment and therefore do not want to conquer nature but merely be at home with nature and at peace with their lot.” ~ Hu Shih

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