Reduce Chaos by Simplifying Your World

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Does simplification seem daunting? Are you ready to start simplifying and want to make sure you succeed? Then you need to take advantage of some of the best quotes we’ve found regarding simplification and remember them or write them down—get creative! If you need more information than just quotes, you’ll be able to find it at

“Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.”

~Martin H. Fischer~


“A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think.”

~Eleanor Roosevelt~


“I think people want very much to simplify their lives enough so that they can control the things that make it possible to sleep at night.”

~Twyla Thorp~


“Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.”

~Lao Tzu~


“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~


“It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.”

~Bruce Lee~


“The greatest step towards a life of simplicity is to learn to let it go.”

~Steve Maraboli~


“The point of simple living, for me has got to be: a soft place to land, a wide margin of error, room to breathe, lots of places to find baseline happiness in each and every day.”

~Leo Babauta~


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

~Lao Tzu~


“Things which matter most should never be at the mercy of things which matter least.”

~Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe~


“If your mind isn’t clouded by unnecessary things, this is the best season of your life.”



“Have nothing in your home that you do not know to be useful and believe to be beautiful.”

~William Morris~


“In everything, love simplicity.”

~Saint Francis de Sales~