20 Decluttering Quotes That Will Motivate You To Let Go & Organise

We've found 20 of our favourite decluttering quotes that will hopefully inspire you to start your own decluttering journey. Keep a mental picture of the quote that most resonates with you and use it as a reminder as you begin organising and tidying your home. 

1

Clutter is a weight that has built on top of you so gradually, you don’t even realise anymore that it is holding you down
— Mary Johanson

2

Picture your dream home. I bet it’s not filled with clutter.
— Salt & Lavender

3

Organisation isn’t about perfection. It’s about efficiency, reducing stress & clutter, saving time and money, and improving your overall quality of life.
— Christina Scalise

4

Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful
— William Morris

5

Clear clutter. Make space for you.
— Magdelana Vandenberg

6

Be a ruthless editor of what you allow into your home. Ask yourselves ‘what does this object mean to me?’
— Nate Berkus

Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication
— Leonardo da Vinci

8. 

Buy less. Choose well. Make it last.
— Vivienne Westwood

9. 

For every minute spent in organising, an hour is earned.
— Benjamin Franklin

10. 

In a sense, clutter is the end result of procrastination
— Jeff Campbell

11

What I know for sure is that when you declutter - whether it’s your home, your head or your heart - it is astounding what will flow into that space that will enrich you, your life and your family.
— Peter Walsh

12

Be as simple as you can be; you will be astonished to see how uncomplicated and happy your life can become.
— Yoganada

13

Tidying is the act of confronting yourself; cleaning is the act of confronting nature
— Marie Kondo

14

The space in which we live should be for the person we are becoming now, not for the person we were in the past.
— Marie Kondo

15

I’d rather have extra space and extra time than extra stuff
— Francine Jay

16

A Rolex wont give you more time
— Joshua Fields Millburn

17

The best things in life aren’t things.
— Joshua Becker

18

Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realise there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you
— Lao Tzu

19

Close the door. Remove the dust. Stop being who you were, and change into who you are.
— Paulo Coelho

20

In simplicity there is truth.
— River Phoenix