Quotes about simple pleasures

“A calm and modest life brings more happiness than the pursuit of success combined with constant restlessness.”
– Albert Einstein

“Simple pleasures are the last healthy refuge in a complex world.”
– Oscar Wilde

“Let your boat of life be light, packed with only what you need – a homely home and simple pleasures, one or two friends, worth the name, someone to love and someone to love you, a cat, a dog, and a pipe or two, enough to eat and enough to wear, and a little more than enough to drink; for thirst is a dangerous thing.”
– Jerome K. Jerome

“Today, I choose awareness. I choose to be aware of the beauty of life and living. I choose to be aware of the simple pleasures in life. I choose awareness of joy, awareness of peace, and awareness of love.”
– Iyanla Vanzant

“Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride.”
– John F. Kennedy

“A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.”
– Aesop

“A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.”
John Ruskin

“It’s more important to try to surround yourself with people who can give you a little happiness, because you only pass through this life once, Jack. You don’t come back for an encore.”
– Elvis Presley

“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”
– Albert Einstein

“Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.”
– Lao-Tzu

“The best things in life aren’t things.”
– Art Buchwald

“In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.”
– Khalil Gibran

“Sometimes, the simple things are more fun and meaningful than all the banquets in the world.”
– E.A. Bucchianeri

“The greatest challenge in life is to be our own person and accept that being different is a blessing and not a curse. A person who knows who they are lives a simple life by eliminating from their orbit anything that does not align with his or her overriding purpose and values. A person must be selective with their time and energy because both elements of life are limited.”
– Kilroy J. Oldster

“Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.”
– Laura Ingalls Wilder

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”
– Leonardo da Vinci

“I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.”
– Emma Goldman

“Free men must live simple lives and have simple pleasures.”
William Morris

“The simplest pleasures are sometimes the most extraordinary.”
– Edgar Allan Poe

“Find joy in the simplest of pleasures and you’ll never feel deprived.”
– Unknown

“They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: Someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.”
– Tom Bodett

“Happiness consists more in small conveniences or pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of his life.”
– Benjamin Franklin