25 Quotes That Will Inspire And Motivate You To Start Decluttering


25 Quotes That Will Inspire And Motivate You To Start Decluttering


'Decluttering' is a terrifying word. We all want to do it. But it's scary—the very thought of getting rid of our stuff seems just so damn overwhelming. How do people make those decisions? But the decisions have to be made.


Now we all know that decluttering and getting organized is well worth every agonizing minute we have to endure. But for many of us, it's not easy to get ourselves motivated and in the right frame of mind.


So to help motivate, I have made a list of some of the most motivating quotes about decluttering. I think you will find them inspiring. After reading through the quotes, I feel the need to box up some things I have been debating about, and I will be donating them.




"Tidying orders and relaxes the mind."

Marie Kondo


"Having a simplified, uncluttered home is a form of self-care."

Emma Scheib


"You are more than the sum of your stuff."


"Imagine the life waiting for you without all that clutter." Myrtle Marie


"Discard everything that does not spark joy."

Marie Kondo


"Cleaning and organizing is a practice, not a project."

Meagan Francis


"Buy less. Choose well. Make it last."

Vivienne Westwood




"Simplicity boils down to two steps: Identify the essential. Eliminate the rest."

Leo Babauta


Time spent minimizing possessions is never wasted."

Joshua Becker


"Your home is a living space not a storage space."

Miss Minimalist


"Having too much of anything results in chaos, confusion and clutter."

Geralin Thomas


"Decluttering can be overwhelming, so start with that one small thing. Clean out your junk drawers. It can lead to so many more beautiful things. Start there, and you'll find yourself cleaning the whole rest of the house."

Bobby Berk


"Later is the best friend of clutter."

Peter Walsh




"If you are not going to use it. LOSE it."


"Bottom line is if you do not use it or need it, it's clutter and it needs to go."


"Tidy room. Tidy mind."


"The essence of effective storage is this: designate a spot for every last thing you own."

Marie Kondo


"Minimalism isn't about removing things you love. It's about removing the things that distract you from the things you love."

Joshua Becker


"My goal is no longer to get more done, but rather to have less to do."


"The best things in life aren't things."


"Organization isn't about perfection. It's about efficiency. Reducing stress and clutter, saving time and money, and improving your overall quality of life." Christina Scalise


"You don't need a heap of clutter to bring back happy memories of those you love."

Rita Emmett


"The ultimate secret of success is this: If you tidy up in one shot, rather than little by little, you can dramatically change your mind-set."

Marie Kondo


"I would much rather have extra time and peace of mind, instead of a lot of stuff!"

Myrtle Marie


"You're the boss of clutter, not the other way around."

Monika Kristofferson





I hope you enjoyed these quotes and that you were left feeling inspired.



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