Selected Quotes about Simplicity

It is simplicity that makes the uneducated more effective than the educated when addressing popular audiences. -- Aristotle

During the great storms of our lives we imitate those captains who jettison their weightiest cargo. -- Honore de Balzac

There is a simplicity that exists on the far side of complexity, and there is a communication of sentiment and attitude not to be discovered by careful exegesis of a text. -- Patrick J. Buchanan

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not one bit simpler. -- Albert Einstein

Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler. -- Albert Einstein

Simplicity, clarity, singleness: These are the attributes that give our lives power and vividness and joy as they are also the marks of great art. They seem to be the purpose of God for his whole creation. -- Richard Holloway

Nothing is as simple as we hope it will be. -- Jim Horning

Manifest plainness,Embrace simplicity,Reduce selfishness,Have few desires. -- Lao-tzu

Simplicity is the peak of civilization. -- Jessie Sampter

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler. -- Henry David Thoreau

Seek simplicity, and distrust it. -- Alfred North Whitehead

I adore simple pleasures. They are the last refuge of the complex. -- Oscar Wilde

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