Simple Quotes

There are men whose manners have the same essential splendor as the simple and awful sculpture on the friezes of the Parthenon, and the remains of the earliest Greek art.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is not simple, and therefore history, which is past life, is not simple.

David Shannon

Only those who have the patience to do simple things perfectly will acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.

Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

Simple pleasures are always the last refuge of the complex

Oscar Wilde

It appears to me that in Ethics, as in all other philosophical studies, the difficulties and disagreements, of which history is full, are mainly due to a very simple cause: namely to the attempt to answer questions, without first discovering precisel

George Moore

It is always the simple things that change our lives. And these things never happen when you are looking for them to happen. Life will reveal answers at the pace life wishes to do so. You feel like running, but life is on a stroll. This is how God does things.

Donald Miller

My father was a simple man. My mother was a simple woman. You see the result standing in front of you, a simpleton.

Chic Murray

This is the highest point of philosophy, to be simple and wise; this is the angelic life.

St. John Chrysostom

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

If the human brain were simple enough to understand, we'd be so simple we couldn't.

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What a poor appearance the tales of poets make when stripped of the colors which music puts upon them, and recited in simple prose

Plato

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.

Dalai Lama

The first principle of full feminism is the simple equality of men and women. And it is an erroneous principle. For here nature steps in and forbids its achievement.

Correa Moylan Walsh

Life is simple, its just not easy.

Unknown

Would you like me to give you a formula for success? Itís quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isnít at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember thatís where you will find success.

Thomas J. Watson

It always takes awfully long time to understand unbelievably simple things.

Joe Chung

To be simple is to be great

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our lives are fed by kind words and gracious behavior. We are nourished by expressions like 'excuse me,' and other such simple courtesies... Rudeness, the absence of the sacrament of consideration, is but another mark that our time-is-money society is lacking in spirituality, if not also in the enjoyment of life.

Ed Hays

Each prayer is more beautiful than the others. I cannot recite them all and not knowing which to choose, I do like children who do not know how to read, I say very simply to God what I wish to say, without composing beautiful sentences, and He always understands me. For me, prayer is an aspiration of the heart, it is a simple glance directed to heaven, it is something great, supernatural, which expands my soul and unites me to Jesus.

Therese of Lisieux

The rule for us all is perfectly simple. Do not waste time bothering whether you "love" your neighbor; act as if you did. As soon as we do this we find one of the great secrets. When you are behaving as if you loved someone, you will presently come to love him.

C.S. Lewis 1898

Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to be said about it. It is like the perfume of a rose: you can smell it and that is all1

W. Somerset Maugham

My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.

Cary Grant

We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly answers its end; which stands related to all things; which is the mean of many extremes.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Baseball? It's just a game - as simple as a ball and a bat. Yet, as complex as the American spirit it symbolizes. It's a sport, business - and sometimes even religion.

Ernie Harwell

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