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  • Holly See

    basic principle for decluttering: have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. -- William Morris

  • t. morris

    This is my motto. #words #inspiring #quotes

  • Amanda Hepworth

    My Motto for Spring Cleaning 2012 =]

  • Jessica R.N {Let's Set a Date Co.}

    "Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful." ~William Morris ... Perfect home design quote from the great Arts & Crafts guru! Totally my attitude, which sadly at the end of the day makes me more of a 'maximalist' than the minimalist I wish I were.

  • Angel Campbell

    "Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful." "Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials. ~Lin Yutang" ""If you've never read the complete works of Shakespeare, and you never plan to read the complete works of Shakespeare, get rid of the complete works of Shakespeare."

  • Kortney Ringel

    My house might actually be clean and organized!

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Love this. Want to implement it in 2013. :: William Morris Quote Archival Print by lisacongdon on Etsy

have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.

This reminds me of a conversation I had recently. We partition life into years, months, weeks and days. Christmas once a year, 52 Mondays, your birthday. The reality is, everyday is new and different - no two are the same. Try something new and create something beautiful with your life.

make your whole life interesting and beautiful, and you will look forward to each and every day.

Yes and when you can't be a bad ass, be a smart ass. It's better than being a dumb ass.

I am so glad I have this to live by! I go back to this saying often.

"Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful."

This needs to be on my headstone along with "here lies Melissa. She did exactly what she said she was gonna do"