10 Inspiring Minimalist Quotations Posters You Should Hang At Home

Thomas Edison once said, “Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.” Although fundamental, it’s something most people forget — persistance and unrelenting hard work pays off. In today’s “shortcut, fast-track” world, it’s important to always remember to be determined.

These minimalist quotation posters by Ryan, a graphic designer from Canada, are certainly something to behold. The messages are simple, yet inspiring quotations from famous inventors, writers, and poets. For $20, Ryan will print any design onto a 13″ x 17″ sheet of 240gsm Archival matte paper, which just so happens to fit perfectly in IKEA’s RIBBA picture frame. Visit his store DesignDifferent to see more of his work.

Your Story

“But how could you live and have no story to tell?”
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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Books

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

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Originality

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
– Oscar Wilde

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Moderation

“Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.”
- Oscar Wilde

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Half Full

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
- Oscar Wilde

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Work

“Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.”
- Thomas Edison

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Attraction

“The beautiful attracts the beautiful.”
- Leigh Hunt

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Change

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
- Leo Tolstoy

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Good One

“Whatever you are, be a good one.”
- Abraham Lincoln

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Music

“Without music, life would be a mistake.”
- Friedrich Nietzsche

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Indronil Mondal

inspiring

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null

Liked

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Daniel Tanner

It’s ironic that you stole Edison’s quote for this article.

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Jackson Chung

Did I?

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OUSSAMA

it doesn’t matter as much as how positive thoughts you made on this site visitors….good work Mr. Jackson :)
(clap)

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Jackson Chung

Thank you!

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Mila K

nice

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Marti

A truer Edison quote would be “it’s quicker and easier to steal the ideas of others.”

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Matthew S

Poor, poor Tesla…

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Marti

A truer Edison quote would be “it’s easier to steal the ideas of others”

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Robert Gorman

Nice

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Tika Maya Thapa

Love the presentation of quotations . What the words are saying can be presented in the pictures also !

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aksgraphix

thanks for bringing them all at one place…. nice collection :)

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Ankit Maini

Great job!

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Amrish Jhaveri

nice thoughts with images describing it, another website to check is bigquote.co

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SD456

May I ask, where can I get these in A3 paper, or in poster size ? :)

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SD456

:facepalm:
I have just found the link.

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Adly Asraf

Do want

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slywlf

I like these very much, though I agree with those who dislike Edison. A lot of his sweat was raised digging for ways to steal other people’s inspiration – especially Tesla’s.

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dragonmouth

Since Tesla worked for him, Edison did not have “steal” his ideas. That is not to say that Edison was not a crotchety man.

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Lee

(Sorry, just couldn’t let this one go)

Offering someone a large bonus for employment and then, when it’s time to pay up, saying something like, “You have a lot to learn about American humor” is stealing. Also, when your workers create the ideas and you personally take the credit, that’s stealing.

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dragonmouth

My comment was somewhat tongue-in-cheek.

However, when was the last time you looked at your employment contract? Most contracts stipulate that any inventions, discoveries or ideas while under employment, belong to the employER, not to the employEE.

While Tesla is credited with discovering/inventing AC currrent, George Westinghouse is credited with popularizing it.

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Eric Hendrikx

Nice posters! I want one!!!!

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Anandu B Ajith

Some Minimalistic Wallpapers Please

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Gr8Print

You are unique …. just like everyone else!

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elisabetta

Very interesting, useful and different than other,

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Christine S

i happened along some of those quotes and posters the other day and thought they were quite beautiful

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Justin K

Thanks Jackson

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gerald kieffer

my updated quotation should be included… It completes the old beauty is in the eyes of the beholder one…

Beauty Is In The Eyes Of The Beholder AND Those Who Have The Insight To See How Beautiful You Really Are

TRICK = First part matches back part & then this will match for almost every occasion & this word “AND” seperates the 2 parts.

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Trevor

Excellent article. Good find!