"Being frugal does not mean being cheap!
It means being economical and avoiding waste."
"By sowing frugality we reap liberty, a golden harvest."
"A simple life includes living
frugally - getting more for less money!"
"Without frugality none can be rich, and with it very few would be poor."
"Finding creative ways to giftwrap inexpensively can be done, with a little thought and imagination. There are many materials in your own home right in front of your nose."
"Everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was."
Robert Louis Stevenson
"Never let the defeat of the past rob you of the success of your future."
"Less is more."
Mies van der Rohe
"With greater emphasis on working to live, not living to work, we are creating awareness for simpler solutions, a more creative existence with healthier, happier longevity, for those brave enough to accept the challenge."
"Have nothing in your house that you don't know to be useful or believe to be beautiful."
"How simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. . . . All that is required to feel that here and now is happiness is a simple, frugal heart."
"I have three treasures. Guard and keep them:
The first is deep love,
The second is frugality,
And the third is not to dare to be ahead of the world.
Because of deep love, one is courageous.
Because of frugality, one is generous.
Because of not daring to be ahead of the world, one becomes the leader of the world."
"You never achieve real success unless you like what you are doing."
"One man's trash is another man's treasure' is certainly true at yard sales. Some people just do not have the imagination to see the many uses of different items."
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex,
and more violent. It takes a touch of genius--and a lot of
courage--to move in the opposite direction."
E. F. Schumacker
"Don't feel like you have to spend a lot of money on groceries--I'm living proof that you don't have to! "
Rachel Paxton from Slashing Grocery Bills
"Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits."
"Life can be beautiful. It doesn't have to be expensive."
Christine Louise Hohlbaum
"Frugality is one of the most beautiful and joyful words in the English language, and yet one that we are culturally cut off from understanding and enjoying. The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things. "
"I've never been poor -- only broke. Being poor is a frame of mind. Being broke is only a temporary situation."
"With a growing family to feed 'off the land', frugal gardening has become second nature!"
"Live simply that others might simply live."
"You do not need to spend a lot of money to have a romantic weekend getaway with your loved one. There are many opportunities for inexpensive weekend trips that will give you a special memory with the one you love."
Nicole Dean. from Frugal Romantic Weekend Getaway For Your And Your Spouse