Friday, May 30, 2014

#1396 The mother of freedom

Expect nothing.  Live frugally on surprise.  ~ Alice Walker

I am a practitioner of elegant frugality.  I don't feel comfortable telling other people what to do, so I just try and lead by example.  ~ Amory Lovins

Frugality is the daughter of common sense, the sister of moderation, and the mother of freedom.  ~ Samuel Smiles

Cannot people realize how large an income is thrift?  ~ Cicero

We make ourselves rich by making our wants few.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

I think frugality drives innovation, just like other constraints do.  One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out.  ~ Jeff Bezos

Quotes about frugality

- To what extent is frugality necessary to life?
- When have you seen  its benefits?