Simplicity is natures first step, and the last of art.
Whatever science and philosophy may do for mankind, the world can never outgrow its need of the simplicity that is in Christ.
Unnecessary possessions are unnecessary burdens. If you have them, you have to take care of them! There is great freedom in simplicity of living. It is those who have enough but not too much who are the happiest.
In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.
Simplicity is the most deceitful mistress that ever betrayed man.
Whether rich or poor, a home is not a home unless the roots of love are ever striking deeper through the crust of the earthly and the conventional, into the very realities of being, not consciously always; seldom, perhaps; the simplicity of loving grows by living simply near nature and God.
The American women are very pretty and have great simplicity of character, and the extreme neatness of their appearance is truly delightful: cleanliness is everywhere even more studiously attended to here than in England.
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
The absence of the heavy boot of Europe has preserved to these people the agile walk of the wild animal, while the general simplicity of their lives has given them many other points of physical perfection.
Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child’s eye – it is very beautiful.