“Simplify” Quotes

Jesus, help me to simplify my life by learning what you want me to be and becoming that person. – St. Thérèse of Lisieux

Let your ‘yes’ mean ‘yes’, and your ‘no’ mean ‘no’. Anything more is from the evil one. – Matthew 5:37

My secret is simple. I pray. – Blessed Mother Teresa

If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself. – Albert Einstein

The World is complicated, Lolek. God is simple. – from Pope John Paul II movie (2005; Jon Voight, Cary Elwes)

Because money permits a constant stream of luxuries and indulgences, it can take away their savor, and by permitting instant gratification, money shortcuts the happiness of anticipation. Scrimping, saving, imagining, planning, hoping–these stages enlarge the happiness we feel. ― Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun

The world is thy ship and not thy home. – St. Thérèse of Lisieux

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. – Leonardo da Vinci

I know of no saint who lived a personally elegant life-style. Their genuineness shone through their self-less lives, their self-less frugality. – Fr. Thomas Dubay

Money is only useful when you get rid of it. It is like the odd card in ‘Old Maid’; the player who is finally left with it has lost. – Evelyn Waugh

I think everyone should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer. – Jim Carrey as quoted in Reader’s Digest

Trying to be happy by accumulating possessions is like trying to satisfy hunger by taping sandwiches all over your body. – George Carlin

It was the beginning of the greatest Christmas ever. Little food. No presents. But there was a snowman in the basement. – The Book Thief