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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Simplicity
 
  Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.
        Emerson—Literary Ethics.
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  Generally nature hangs out a sign of simplicity in the face of a fool.
        Fuller—The Holy and Profane States. Of Natural Fools. Maxim I.
  2
To me more dear, congenial to my heart,
One native charm, than all the gloss of art.
        Goldsmith—Deserted Village. L. 253.
  3
  The greatest truths are the simplest: and so are the greatest men.
        J. C. and A. W. Hare—Guesses at Truth.
  4
Simplicity is a state of mind.
        Charles Wagner—Simple Life. Ch. II.
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  A man is simple when his chief care is the wish to be what he ought to be, that is honestly and naturally human.
        Charles Wagner—Simple Life. Ch. II.
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Humanity lives and always has lived on certain elemental provisions.
        Charles Wagner—Simple Life. Ch. III.
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