Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
I like working among ‘creative clutter’. It gives me a sense of activity and achievement.
He did not use these things anymore, and yet, the thought of letting them go made him sad. He felt they represented times in his life he could not recall without their presence. They represented stories,
We are much more likely to be drawn to a messy bookstore than a neat one because the mess signifies vitality. We are not drawn to a bookstore because of tasteful, Finnish shelves in gunmetal gray mesh, each one displaying three carefully chosen, color-coordinated covers. Clutter -- orderly clutter, if possible -- is what we expect. Like a city. It's not quite a city unless there's more than enough.
...that once were urgent and necessary for an orderly world and now were buried away, gathering dust and of no use to anyone.
There's less clutter in the beverage category than in the music category. A lot less clutter.