Some thoughts on simplicity...
"Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful."
- William Morris
"The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak"
- Hans Hofmann
"Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food."
- Frank A Clark
"You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need."
- Vernon Howard
"Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like."
- Will Rogers