Let these powerful and thought-provoking unnecessary quotes and sayings eliminate unwanted stress, feelings, arguments, and petty dramas in life.
Leo Tolstoy had rightly quoted, ‘ If a man doesn’t work at necessary and good things, then he will work at unnecessary and stupid things.
So, it is important to keep having a reality check of unnecessary things in one’s life.
If we can live in peace and satisfaction without something, know that thing to be unnecessary in life.
As a matter of fact, unnecessary things lead to overconsumption among individuals, and currently, it is one of the leading causes of carbon emissions and climate change.
For example, with a nominal population of 32 crores, the US contributes to the highest carbon emission in the world.
An average American adult’s per capita carbon emission is 16.5 times compared to the permissible limit that eventually causes global warming worldwide.
As Oscar Wilde rightly quotes, ‘we live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessity.’
Be it material or psychological, make sure to adopt a minimum lifestyle and avoid unnecessary things in life.
The more we eliminate the unnecessary, the better the quality of our lives would be.
Best Unnecessary Quotes and Sayings
Just like sweeping the streets, sweep the unnecessary things from your mind too; keep your mind clean!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.
– Oscar Wilde
I am completely attracted to the idea of simplicity, or at least removing things that seem unnecessary when trying to get an idea out there.
– Demetri Martin
Be discreet in all things, and so render it unnecessary to be mysterious about any.
– Duke of Wellington
Unnecessary silence upon emotions and exigency is an act of self-immolation of your rights and ways.
– Ehsan Sehgal
When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary.
– Ezra Pound
Be careful to not haul around in our lives so many nice but unnecessary things that we are distracted and diverted from the things that truly matter most.
– David A. Bednar
We are prisoners of the unnecessary things we amass, and the only way to discover our beautiful true selves is by chipping everything unnecessary out of our lives.
– Dr Prem Jagyasi
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
– John Adams
Man’s role is uncertain, undefined, and perhaps unnecessary.
– Margaret Mead
Civilization is the limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.
– Mark Twain
Give thanks to God, who made necessary things simple, and complicated things unnecessary.
– Gregory Skovoroda
The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.
– Hans Hofmann
If two people were exactly alike, one of them would be unnecessary.
– Larry Dixon
If a man does not work at necessary and good things, then he will work at unnecessary and stupid things.
– Leo Tolstoy
Unity in things Necessary, Liberty in things Unnecessary, and Charity in all.
– Richard Baxter
We are ignorant of things necessary, because we learn things superfluous and unnecessary.
– Richard Baxter
What is necessary is possible, what we want is expensive. What is unnecessary is unlikely.
– Robert Fripp
If your mind isn’t clouded by unnecessary things, This is the best season of your life.
– Wumen Huikai
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
– C. S. Lewis
The design of everyday things is in great danger of becoming the design of superfluous, overloaded, unnecessary things.
– Donald A. Norman
Our vision for the world is making car ownership unnecessary.
– Logan Green
Fear is sort of like jealousy. It’s an unnecessary emotion.
– Matt Skiba
Memory is the greatest of artists, and effaces from your mind what is unnecessary.
– Maurice Baring
Anger is an unnecessary emotion. Loads of stuff in life can trigger it, but what matters is how you react. I choose not to react.
– Nicola Adams
Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.
– Pablo Picasso
I don’t like people waiting on me. I feel it is an unnecessary expense.
– Randeep Hooda
Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness.
– Samuel Beckett
Waging an unnecessary war is a grave mistake.
– Scott McClellan
A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the true value of time, and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
– Samuel Johnson
I do a good job of blocking painful, unnecessary things from my memory.
– Stephenie Meyer
To me an unnecessary action, or shot, or casualty, was not only waste but sin.
– T. E. Lawrence
Stress is unnecessary and unnecessary stress is very unnecessary.
– TemitOpe Ibrahim
All of our technology is completely unnecessary to a happy life.
– Tom Hodgkinson
The government is best which makes itself unnecessary.
– Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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