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Simplicity, n. [L. simplicitas. the state of being simple]
Singleness; the state of being unmixed; the state of being not complex, or of consisting of few parts; freedom from artificial ornament; freedom from duplicity.
True genius lies in simplicity. ~Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Intention, n. [From L. intentio. See intend]
Design; purpose; The state of being strained; End or aim.
Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. ~ William Morris
Freedom, n.[From Old English freo "free, exempt from, not in bondage + -dom "statute, judgment"]
State of free will; emancipation from slavery, deliverance; any exemption from constraint or control.
I do believe in simplicity. It is astonishing as well as sad, how many trivial affairs even the wisest thinks he must attend to in a day; how singular an affair he thinks he must omit. When the mathematician would solve a difficult problem, he first frees the equation of all encumbrances, and reduces it to its simplest terms. So simplify the problem of life, distinguish the necessary and the real. Probe the earth to see where your main roots run. ~ Henry David Thoreau
Tranquility, adj. [L. tranquillus.] [Old French tranquilite "peace, happiness"]
Quiet; calm; undisturbed; peaceful; not agitated. From trans- "over" (here in its intensive sense of "exceedingly") + a root possibly related to quies "rest" = exceedingly rested. The atmosphere or state is tranquil A tranquil retirement is desirable; but a tranquil mind is essential to happiness.
As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness, weakness. ~ Henry David Thoreau