Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.
William Morris (Architect 1834-1896)

Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life, and the labors of life reduce themselves.
Edwin Way Teale (Author 1899-1980)

Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (Author 1900-1944)
Lewis Galantière translation