54 Minimalist Quotes (With Images)

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54 Minimalist Quotes

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1) Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.Leonardo da Vinci

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

2) The simplest things are often the truest.Richard Bach

The simplest things are often the truest.

3) I am a minimalist. I like saying the most with the least.Bob Newhart

I am a minimalist. I like saying the most with the least.

4) It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.Amelia Barr

It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.

5) Less is more.Mies Van Der Rohe

Less is more.

6) Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.Isaac Newton

Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.

7) Make things as simple as possible but no simpler.Albert Einstein

Make things as simple as possible but no simpler.

8) Edit your life frequently and ruthlessly. It’s your masterpiece after all.Nathan W. Morris

Edit your life frequently and ruthlessly. It's your masterpiece after all.

9) There are two ways to be rich: One is by acquiring much, and the other is by desiring little.Jackie French Koller

There are two ways to be rich: One is by acquiring much, and the other is by desiring little.

10) You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need.Vernon Howard

You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need.

11) Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough.Charles Dudley Warner

Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough.

12) Live with less. Anonymous

Live with less.

13) In order to seek one’s own direction, one must simplify the mechanics of ordinary, everyday life.Plato

In order to seek one's own direction, one must simplify the mechanics of ordinary, everyday life.

14) Minimalism is asking why before you buy.Francine Jay

Minimalism is asking why before you buy.

15) Simplicity is the glory of expression.Walt Whitman

Simplicity is the glory of expression.

16) The less I needed, the better I felt.Charles Bukowski

The less I needed, the better I felt.

17) Simple pleasures are the last healthy refuge in a complex world.Oscar Wilde

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

18) If it doesn’t matter, get rid of it. If you can’t get rid of it, it matters.Banksy

If it doesn't matter, get rid of it. If you can't get rid of it, it matters.

19) The things you own end up owning you. It’s only after you lose everything that you’re free to do anything.Chuck Palahniuk

The things you own end up owning you. It's only after you lose everything that you're free to do anything.

20) The first step in crafting the life you want is to get rid of everything you don’t.Joshua Becker

The first step in crafting the life you want is to get rid of everything you don't.

21) I’ve learned that minimalism is not about what you own, it’s about why you own it.Brian Gardner

I've learned that minimalism is not about what you own, it's about why you own it.

22) Your home is living space, not storage space.Francine Jay

Your home is living space, not storage space.

23) All you need is less.Rianna Bernabe

All you need is less.

24) The more I threw away, the more I found.Don DeLillo

The more I threw away, the more I found.

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

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

26) Don’t Buy Stuff You Don’t Need.Joshua Becker

Don't Buy Stuff You Don't Need.

27) Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature.Thomas Kempis

Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature.

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

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

29) Everything we need is within us.Ryan Estis

Everything we need is within us.

30) Live with less and you’ll have more.Anand Thakur

Live with less and you'll have more.

31) Fall in love with less.Andrew Sean Greer

Fall in love with less.

32) Some things cost way more when we keep them.Neeraj Agnihotri

Some things cost way more when we keep them.

33) Out of calmness comes clarity.Trevor Carss

Out of calmness comes clarity.

34) Quality not quantity.Anonymous

Quality not quantity.

35) Some things are good for our image but bad for our pockets.Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Some things are good for our image but bad for our pockets.

36) When your room is clean and uncluttered you have no choice but to examine your inner state.Marie Kondo

When your room is clean and uncluttered you have no choice but to examine your inner state.

37) In my life, I’ve found that when I align my wants and my needs, less becomes more.Laurie Buchanan

In my life, I've found that when I align my wants and my needs, less becomes more.

38) I make myself rich by making my wants few.Henry David Thoreau

I make myself rich by making my wants few.

39) Have nothing in your homes that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.William Morris

Have nothing in your homes that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.

40) Own less stuff. Find more purpose.Anonymous

Own less stuff. Find more purpose.

41) There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and truth.Leo Tolstoy

There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and truth.

42) Never underestimate the importance of abandoning crap you don’t need.Anonymous

Never underestimate the importance of abandoning crap you don't need.

43) Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit experience and the last effort of genius.George Sand

Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit experience and the last effort of genius.

44) Maybe the life you’ve always wanted to live is buried underneath everything you own.Anonymous

Maybe the life you've always wanted to live is buried underneath everything you own.

45) Live simply so that others may simply live.Elizabeth Ann Seton

Live simply so that others may simply live.

46) Minimalism is the intentional promotion of the things we most value and the removal of anything that distracts us from it.Joshua Becker

Minimalism is the intentional promotion of the things we most value and the removal of anything that distracts us from it.

47) Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.Hosea Ballou

Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.

48) With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy.Lope de Vega

With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy.

49) It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.Henry Ward Beecher

It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

50) Contentment comes not so much from great wealth as from few wants.Epictetus

Contentment comes not so much from great wealth as from few wants.

51) The essence of philosophy is that we should live so that our happiness depends as little as possible on external causes.Epictetus

The essence of philosophy is that we should live so that our happiness depends as little as possible on external causes.

52) Because the best things in life aren’t things. Joshua Becker

Because the best things in life aren't things.

53) Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature.Thomas Kempis

Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature.

54) In a world where everything revolves around money, I choose love.Giovannie de Sadeleer

In a world where everything revolves around money, I choose love.

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