Monday, January 28, 2013

The Final Achievement

We go on multiplying our conveniences only to multiply our cares. We increase our possessions only to the enlargement of our anxieties.  ~ Anna C. Brackett

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.  ~ Hans Hofman

Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.  ~ Frederic Chopin

Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.  ~ William Morris

The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.  ~ Socrates

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