Life Under Change

Quotes that inspire, challenge and comfort us.

Quotes on a Simple Life


"Less stuff equals more freedom."
- Maxime Lagacé


"I want to be away from these blinding city lights and go somewhere I can see the stars at night, I want to go with someone to live the simple life, spend the days in the sweet forever sunshine to rock in my swing and watch my garden grow green."
- Padmore Enyonam Agbemabiese


"A simple life is not seeing how little we can get by with. That's poverty. But how efficiently we can put first things first. When you're clear about your purpose and your priorities, you can painlessly discard whatever does not support these, whether it's clutter in your cabinets or commitments on your calendar."
- Victoria Moran


“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


"If buying stuff hasn’t made you happy, maybe getting rid of it will."
Joshua Becker


"Life will never be simple, but we can learn many ways to make it simpler and easier on our mind and body."
- Brittany Hallison


"Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated."
- Confucius


“Stay low, stay quiet, keep it simple, don't expect too much, enjoy what you have.”
- Dean Koontz

"Simplicity boils down to two steps: Identify the essential. Eliminate the rest." 
- Leo Babauta


"I find that life can become so complex that we can forget the things in life that were meant to bring us the most pleasure." 
- Dolores Ayotte


"Live simply that others might simply live." 
- Elizabeth Ann Seton


“The greatest challenge in life is to be our own person and accept that being different is a blessing and not a curse. A person who knows who they are lives a simple life by eliminating from their orbit anything that does not align with his or her overriding purpose and values. A person must be selective with their time and energy because both elements of life are limited.”
- Kilroy J. Oldster


"A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone." 
- Henry David Thoreau


"The day is made up of 24 hours and an infinite number of moments. We need to be aware of those moments and make the most of them regardless of whether we're busy doing something or contemplating life. "
- Paulo Coelho


"I want to live simply, to work honestly, to love completely and to dare mightily, so that when I die, my children, and their children, will know that I died empty, and well satisfied."
- Doug Robinson


“When simple is more than enough, you will feel happy more than enough!”
- Mehmet Murat ildan

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