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Inspiring Slow Living Quotes

Top 10 Slow & Simple Living Quotes


Wikipedia defines slow living as a lifestyle encouraging a slower pace to everyday life. Its origins began in Italy with the slow food movement, a contrast to the growing fast food industry of the 80’s and 90’s.


For me, slow living is an intentional choice to walk this earth a little lighter, to pay attention to the quiet moments found in between things, where connection happens.


I’ve curated my favourite inspiring slow and simple living quotes that remind me to slow down, appreciate the world around me and live a more simple life.



Nature does not hurry,

yet everything is accomplished.

– Lao Tzu –

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Everything is medicine (and so are you)

– Asia Suler –



Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson –


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We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

– Albert Einstein –



In a universe made out of energy, everything is entangled; everything is one.

– Bruce Lipton –

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We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.

– Maya Angelou –



Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we’re frantic, life will be frantic. If we’re peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.

– Marianne Williamson –


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We are not isolated from life, we are an expression of life.

– Matthew Wood –



Embedded in the body of ceremony is the language that Earth understands.

– Stephen Harrod Buhner –




I believe in God,

only I spell it Nature.


– Frank Lloyd Wright –


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