Simple Living Quotes

These simple living quotes have made me think, laugh, learn, and grow.

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"Everything we possess that is not necessary for life or happiness becomes a burden, and scarcely a day passes that we do not add to it." ~ Robert Brault

"To find 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

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

"Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished." ~ Lao Tzu

"Be content with what you have, rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you." ~ Lao Tzu

"He who is contented is rich." ~ Lao Tzu

"The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less." ~ Socrates

"If your mind is not clouded by unnecessary things, then this is the best season of your life." ~ Wu-Men

"A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving." ~ Lao Tzu