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  • Anything that is complex is not useful and anything that is useful is simple. This has been my whole life's motto.

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Quotes about simplicity

  • "Simplicity boils down to two steps: Identify the essential. Eliminate the rest." – Leo Babauta[1]
  • "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." – Leonardo da VinciTemplate:Cn (Leonardo never wrote nor was reported to have said this.)
  • "It is true intelligence for a man to take a subject that is mysterious and great in itself and to unfold and simplify it so that a child can understand it." – John H. Taylor
  • "Firm determination and strong execution of a simple idea must lead surely to the objective." Helmuth von Moltke the Elder
  • "The Power of Simplicity." – Ken Segall
  • "Simplicity is the key to brilliance." – Bruce Lee[2]
  • "The greatest ideas are the simplest." – William Golding[3]
  • "Simplicity is a competitive advantage." {Hubspot Company values}
  • "Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumb nail." – Henry David Thoreau[4]
  • "Simplicity [is] the art of maximizing the amount of work not done" – Agile Manifesto[5]
  • "Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art." – Frédéric Chopin[6]
  • "A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away." – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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