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DiogenesHe has the most who is most content with the least.

—  Diogenes, 410-323 BC, Ancient Greek Cynic philosopher

Pablo PicassoArt is the elimination of the unnecessary.

—  Pablo Picasso, 1881-1973, Spanish painter

CiceroIf you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.

—  Cicero, 106-43 BC, Roman orator & statesman

Antonio PorchiaA large heart can be filled with very little.

—  Antonio Porchia, 1885-1968, Italian-Argentinian poet

Henry David ThoreauThat man is richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.

—  Henry David Thoreau, 1817-1862, American writer

G. K. ChestertonThere are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.

—  G. K. Chesterton, 1874-1936, English writer & critic

Walt WhitmanI have learned that to be with those I like is enough.

—  Walt Whitman, 1819-1892, American poet

T. S. EliotTo do the useful thing, to say the courageous thing, to contemplate the beautiful thing: that is enough for one man's life.

—  T. S. Eliot, 1888-1965, British poet, Nobel 1948

Zig ZiglarUntil you are happy with who you are, you will never be happy with what you have.

—  Zig Ziglar, 1926-2012, American self-help writer

EpicurusSelf-sufficiency is the greatest of all wealth.

—  Epicurus, 341-270 BC, Ancient Greek philosopher










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