Minimalism Quotes

My goal is no longer to get more done, but rather to have less to do.
“My goal is no longer to get more done, but rather to have less to do.”
Happiness in simplicity can be achieved with a flexible mindset and nine hours sleep each night.
“Happiness in simplicity can be achieved with a flexible mindset and nine hours sleep each night.”
Fill your most productive times of the day with uninterrupted focus on your main goal.
“Fill your most productive times of the day with uninterrupted focus on your main goal.”
To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance.
“To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance.”
Smile, breathe, and go slowly.
“Smile, breathe, and go slowly.”
Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.
“Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.”
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
“Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.”
Learn to say no without explaining yourself.
“Learn to say no without explaining yourself.”
Lower your expectations, but raise your standards.
“Lower your expectations, but raise your standards.”
Collect moments ? not things.
“Collect moments ? not things.”
Silence is sometimes the best answer.
“Silence is sometimes the best answer.”
You can't change the people around you, but you can change the people around you.
“You can't change the people around you, but you can change the people around you.”
The past is the past?let it go. Living in the rearview causes us to crash.
“The past is the past?let it go. Living in the rearview causes us to crash.”
Accept it, fix it, or let it go.
“Accept it, fix it, or let it go.”
Scrolling is the new smoking.
“Scrolling is the new smoking.”
Quality not quantity.
“Quality not quantity.”
If it doesn't matter, get rid of it.
“If it doesn't matter, get rid of it.”
Once you need less, you will have more.
“Once you need less, you will have more.”
Someone else is happy with less than you have.
“Someone else is happy with less than you have.”
Having more and more won't solve the problem, and happiness does not lie in possessions, or even relationships: The answer lies within ourselves. If we can't find peace and happiness there, it's not going to come from the outside.
“Having more and more won't solve the problem, and happiness does not lie in possessions, or even relationships: The answer lies within ourselves. If we can't find peace and happiness there, it's not going to come from the outside.”
The more you have, the more you are occupied. The less you have, the more free you are.
“The more you have, the more you are occupied. The less you have, the more free you are.”
Look around. All that clutter used to be money.
“Look around. All that clutter used to be money.”
Big life changes don't happen overnight: Give yourself time. Put in the effort. You'll be surprised with what can happen in a year.
“Big life changes don't happen overnight: Give yourself time. Put in the effort. You'll be surprised with what can happen in a year.”
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”
More life, less rush.
“More life, less rush.”
Life is a balance of holding on and letting go.
“Life is a balance of holding on and letting go.”
Declutter your mind, your heart, your home. Let go of the heaviness that is weighing you down. Make your life simple, but significant.
“Declutter your mind, your heart, your home. Let go of the heaviness that is weighing you down. Make your life simple, but significant.”
The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things.
“The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things.”
Fewer things. More peace.
“Fewer things. More peace.”
Create boundaries or you'll hold on to everything.
“Create boundaries or you'll hold on to everything.”
Less is more.
“Less is more.”
If you want to live a life of purpose, get clear on your values.
“If you want to live a life of purpose, get clear on your values.”
The journey is less difficult when we find meaning in the struggle.
“The journey is less difficult when we find meaning in the struggle.”
The next time someone asks what you do, try this: Don't give them your job title. Instead, tell them what you're passionate about.
“The next time someone asks what you do, try this: Don't give them your job title. Instead, tell them what you're passionate about.”
People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost.
“People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost.”
The less we let in, the less we have to let go.
“The less we let in, the less we have to let go.”
The most important things in life aren't things.
“The most important things in life aren't things.”
Our souls are not hungry for fame, comfort, wealth, or power. Our souls are hungry for meaning, for the sense that we have figured out how to live so that our lives matter.
“Our souls are not hungry for fame, comfort, wealth, or power. Our souls are hungry for meaning, for the sense that we have figured out how to live so that our lives matter.”
Pro tip: If you need to finance it, don't get it. It's okay to wait.
“Pro tip: If you need to finance it, don't get it. It's okay to wait.”
Minimalism is living with what you need and what you love. That's it.
“Minimalism is living with what you need and what you love. That's it.”
We move closer to what we love when we walk away from what we don't.
“We move closer to what we love when we walk away from what we don't.”
When life feels totally out of control, letting go is the best way to regain control.
“When life feels totally out of control, letting go is the best way to regain control.”
It's easier to get what you want when you want less.
“It's easier to get what you want when you want less.”
Never underestimate the importance of abandoning crap you don't need.
“Never underestimate the importance of abandoning crap you don't need.”
It's ok to ask others for advice?sometimes it's great to have a fresh pair of eyes?but remember: it's you who must live with your decisions.
“It's ok to ask others for advice?sometimes it's great to have a fresh pair of eyes?but remember: it's you who must live with your decisions.”
Surround yourself with the things you love. Discard the rest.
“Surround yourself with the things you love. Discard the rest.”
Maybe the life you've always wanted to live is buried underneath everything you own.
“Maybe the life you've always wanted to live is buried underneath everything you own.”
The truth is, you can skip the pursuit of happiness altogether and just be happy.
“The truth is, you can skip the pursuit of happiness altogether and just be happy.”
The space in which we live should be for the person we are becoming now, not for the person we were in the past.
“The space in which we live should be for the person we are becoming now, not for the person we were in the past.”
It's okay to wait. Sometimes it's okay to wait a little longer for something. Why rush if you don't have to? Why not enjoy the journey?
“It's okay to wait. Sometimes it's okay to wait a little longer for something. Why rush if you don't have to? Why not enjoy the journey?”