Simplicity Quotes

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

Seek simplicity, and distrust it. Alfred North Whitehead

In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage – to move in the opposite direction. Ernst F Schumacher

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

From naive simplicity we arrive at more profound simplicity. Albert Schweitzer

Simplicity of character is no hindrance to the subtlety of intellect. John Morley

It is always the simple that produces the marvelous. Amelia E Barr

Simplicity is an acquired taste. Mankind, left free, instinctively complicates life. Katharine Fullerton Gerould

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. Leonardo da Vinci

Simply stated, it is sagacious to eschew obfuscation. Norman Augustine