simplicity

A Quote by Confucius on life, men, and simplicity

Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Carlos Castaneda on life, simplicity, and struggle

To be a warrior is not a simple matter of wishing to be one. It is rather an endless struggle that will go on to the very last moment of our lives. Nobody is born a warrior, in exactly the same way that nobody is born an average man. We make ourselves into one or the other.

Carlos Castaneda (1931 -)

Source: Tales of Power

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on simplicity

All the great things are simple.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on good, power, and simplicity

Because the good old rule Sufficeth them,-the simple plan, That they should take who have the power, And they should keep who can.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Rob Roy's Grave.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on food, good, kiss, love, nature, praise, simplicity, and tears

A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food; For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: She was a Phantom of Delight.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on children, death, life, and simplicity

A simple child That lightly draws its breath, And feels its life in every limb, What should it know of death?

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: We are Seven.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on heart, power, and simplicity

How many undervalue the power of simplicity ! But it is the real key to the heart.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on god and simplicity

Pan himself, The simple shepherd's awe-inspiring god!

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book iv.

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A Quote by William Somerset Maugham on beauty, hunger, and simplicity

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 all.

William Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on peace, simplicity, war, and women

I am asham'd that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: Taming of the Shrew

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