862. Nature is what we know – yet have not art to say – so impotent our wisdom to her simplicity. ~Emily Dickinson

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Simplicity is beauty
and beauty is simplicity,
nothing more, nothing less.
~Oscar Wilde

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In character,
in manner,
in style,
in all things
the supreme
is simplicity.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Simplicity, clarity, singleness:
These are the attributes that give
our lives power and vividness and joy
as they are also the marks of great art.
They seem to be the purpose of
God for his whole Creation.
~Richard Holloway

A pretentious, showy life is an empty life; a plain and simple life is a full life. ~Proverbs 13:7  ✝

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