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Quotes on Decluttering and Cleaning House

Have nothing in your house 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


My riches consist, not in the extent of my possessions, but in the fewness of my wants. - Joseph Brotherton


Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication - Leonardo Da Vinci


Contentment is not the fulfillment of what you want, but the realization of how much you already have. Anonymous


Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein


If your house is full of stuff, all the blessings that could fill your house can't get in. The stuff takes over. It robs you psychologically. You can't be at peace. Peter Walsh


Your home did not get messy in a day and it is not going to get clean overnight. Marla Cilley, The Flylady


My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint. - Erma Bombeck


I am thankful for a lawn that needs mowing, windows that need cleaning and gutters that need fixing because it means I have a home.... I am thankful for the piles of laundry and ironing because it means my loved ones are nearby. - Nancie J. Carmody


It's all in the attitude - housework is exercise. Slim your way to a clean home! - Linda Solegato


God made rainy days so gardeners could get the housework done. - Author Unknown


Bottom line is, if you do not use it or need it, it's clutter, and it needs to go. - Charisse Ward


The more you have, the more you are occupied. The less you have, the more free you are. - Mother Teresa


Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life, and the labors of life reduce themselves. - Edwin Way Teale


If you look at your entire house as one unit of junk, you'll never do anything because the job is too overwhelming. Take it one drawer at a time. - Janet Luhrs


When you have cleared all of your clutter, you can be of greater service to those around you. - Michael B. Kitson


Anyone who has ever cleaned out a closet and taken stuff to Goodwill knows how liberating it is. You feel lighter, your mind feels clearer. - Cecile Andrews (author and sustainability proponent)


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