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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
  Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.
        Emerson—Literary Ethics.
  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.
To me more dear, congenial to my heart,
One native charm, than all the gloss of art.
        Goldsmith—Deserted Village. L. 253.
  The greatest truths are the simplest: and so are the greatest men.
        J. C. and A. W. Hare—Guesses at Truth.
Simplicity is a state of mind.
        Charles Wagner—Simple Life. Ch. II.
  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.
Humanity lives and always has lived on certain elemental provisions.
        Charles Wagner—Simple Life. Ch. III.

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