Minimalist Quotes Emphasize the importance of keeping things simple.

These minimalist quotes emphasize the importance of keeping things simple. In a world that is constantly trying to complicate things, it is refreshing to be reminded that sometimes the best thing to do is to just keep it simple.

Some people live their lives with the bare minimum, and others enjoy having a lot of things. The former are called “minimalists.” To be a minimalist, it’s not just about owning fewer things.

Minimalism is a lifestyle choice that includes valuing experiences over possessions, living with intention, and being mindful of the way that your actions impact the world around you.

In a world that is increasingly materialistic, minimalism can be a refreshing way to live. It’s about focus on what is truly important to you, and living in a way that is aligned with your values.

However Being a minimalist has the drawback of limiting your potential to help others because you concentrate on having only what you need.

Minimalist quotes

  1. “The things you own end up owning you.” – Chuck Palahniuk
Minimalist Quotes

2. “Live simply so that others may simply live.” – Gandhi

Minimalist Quote on simple living

3. “Instead of thinking I am losing something when I clear clutter, I dwell on what I might gain.” –  Lisa J. Shultz

4. “Simplicity is extremely important for happiness.” – Dalai Lama

Minimalist Quotes on simplicity

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

6. “Minimalism is built around the idea that there’s nothing that you’re lacking.” – Fumio Sasaki

7. “I am still learning.” -Michelangelo

8. “Paradoxically, minimalism is the maximum use of space.” –  Mokokoma Mokhonoana

9. “Minimalism is asking why before you buy.” – Francine Jay

Minimalist Quotes on life

10. “If one’s life is simple, contentment has to come.” – Dalai Lama

11. “There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and truth.” -Leo Tolstoy

12. “Simplicity is extraordinary.” –  Efrat Cybulkiewicz

13. “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” – Albert Einstein

14. “I’ve learned that minimalism is not about what you own, it’s about why you own it.” – Brian Gardner

15. “If your mind isn’t clouded by unnecessary things, then this is the best season of your life.” – Wu-men

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

17. “The trouble with simple living is that, though it can be joyful, rich, and creative, it isn’t simple.” – Doris Janzen Longacre

18. “Contentment comes not so much from great wealth as from few wants.” – Epictetus

19. “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” -Aristotle

20. “You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need.” – Vernon Howard

21. “Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” – William Morris

22. “Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life, and the labors of life reduce themselves.” –  Edwin Way Teale

23. “It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.” – Seneca

24. “Minimalism is the constant art of editing your life.” – Danny Dover, 

25. “Simplicity is complex. It’s never simple to keep things simple. Simple solutions require the most advanced thinking.” – Richie Norton

26. “The first step in crafting the life you want is to get rid of everything you don’t.” – Joshua Becker

27. “Minimalism means not trying to improve perfection.” – Bryant McGill

28. “I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.” -Lao Tzu

29. “Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature.” – Thomas Kempis

30. “Minimalism is a journey from the compulsion to consciousness, consumerism to common sense.” – Amit Kalantri

31. Simplicity is an acquired taste. Mankind, left free, instinctively complicates life. – Katharine Fullerton Gerould

32. “The simplest things are often the truest.” – Richard Bach

33. “Reduce what you have. Decrease what you want.” – Jonathan Star

34. “Night is more minimalist than day because there is less to see around!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

35. “It is preoccupation with possession, more than anything else, that prevents men from living freely and nobly.” – Bertrand Russell

36. “I make myself rich by making my wants few.” – Henry David Thoreau

37. “Learn to live with less so that you appreciate more.” – James Ryan

38. “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci

39. “Simplicity involves unburdening your life, and living more lightly with fewer distractions that interfere with a high-quality life.” – Linda Breen Pierce

40. “It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.” – Amelia Barr

My two favorite Minimalist quotes are, “Simplicity is extraordinary.” –  Efrat Cybulkiewicz and “If one’s life is simple, contentment has to come.” – Dalai Lama

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