Inspirational Minimalist Quotes

I always get inspired when I read quotes.  Whenever I read passages from different minimalists, I feel renewed and ready to declutter and rid myself of excess baggage.  Clutter can cause a huge amount of stress.  A house filled with stuff can be hard to clean and can be an overload of stimuli on the eyes.  Continuously purchasing things can also burn a hole in one’s wallet.  Living with less is freeing and purging can be very therapeutic to the soul.  So, if you’re ready to be moved and are motivated to live lighter, here are some minimalist quotes that will energize you!

Inspirational Minimalist Quotes

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.”  – William Morris

“He who buys what he does not need steals from himself.”  – Swedish Proverb

“Owning less is great.  Wanting less is better.”  – Joshua Becker

“If it doesn’t matter, get rid if it.” – Author Unknown

“Our culture has bred consumers and addicts.  We eat too much, buy too much, and want too much.  We set ourselves on the fruitless mission of filling the gaping hole within us with material things.  Blindly, we consume more and more, believing we are hungry for more food, status, or money, yet really we are hungry for connection.”  – Vironika Tugaleva

“The first step in crafting the life you want is to get rid of everything you don’t.”  – Joshua Becker

“Minimalism is not the lack of something, it’s the perfect amount of something.”  – Nicholas Burroughs

“Minimalism isn’t emptiness for the sake of emptiness; but rather making room to move freely, think clearly, and open ourselves to the beauty and wonder of life.”  – Francine Jay

“Being a minimalist means you value yourself more than material things.” – Author Unknown

“Clutter in your physical surroundings will clutter your mind and spirit.”  –

“Less stuff means less to clean, less to organize, less to store, less mess.”  – Author Unknown

“If we do not feel grateful for what we already have, what makes us think we’d be happy with more?”  – Author Unknown

“Forget sale price.  Everything is 100% off when you don’t buy it.”  Joshua Fields Millburn

“Declutter your stuff.  Uncover your life.”  – Joshua Becker

“Owning less is far more beneficial than organizing more.”  – Joshua Becker

“Minimalism is living with what you need and what you love.  That’s it.”  – from Simple Living

“The best things aren’t things.”  – Courtney Carver

“It’s easier to move through life when you are carrying less stuff.”  – Author Unknown

“Every possession is just another stick to beat yourself with.”  – Johnny Cash

“It’s better to live a full life than to own a full closet.”  – Joshua Becker

“Once we let go of the things that don’t matter, we discover all the things that really do.”  – Joshua Becker

“Maybe the life you’ve always wanted to live is buried underneath everything you own.”  – Author Unknown

“Over the past 50 years, the average American home has doubled in size.  And yet, 10% of households still rent offsite storage.  I think we have a problem.” – Author Unknown

“Surround yourself with the things you love.  Discard the rest.”  – Author Unknown

“The more we own, the more enslaved we become.”  – Author Unknown

“I make myself rich by making my wants few.”  – Thoreau

“Tis better to donate than accumulate.”  – Author Unknown

“If you are not content today, there is nothing you can buy this weekend to change that.”  – Joshua Becker

“A home filled with only the things you love or use is a home you will truly love to use.”  – Joshua Becker

“Shop less, think more.”  – Vivienne Westwood”

“We were meant to live simply enjoying the experiences of life, and the journey of life- not the things of life.”  – Joshua Becker

“The greatest wealth is to live content with little.”  – Plato

“The less you need, the more you live.”  – Bellamacina

“Live with less.  Pursue your passion.  Finally.”  Author Unknown

“If you want to feel rich, just count all the things you have that money cannot buy.”  –

“We should never let material things get ahead of God or become so important in our lives that we can’t walk away from them if He tells us to.  Anything you own that has a hold on you is a problem.”  – Joyce Meyer

Blessings, Kimberly Burkel

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