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Quotes about simplicity

The language of truth is simple.
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium / 

Out of clutter find simplicity ; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Albert Einstein / 

Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson / 

Simplicity is the result of maturity.
Friedrich Schiller / 

There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.
Leo Tolstoy / 

Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.
Jean Cocteau / 

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 / 

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
Confucius / 

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Leonardo da Vinci ? - Quotation of uncertain origin / 

Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Gabrielle Chasnel, dîte Coco Chanel / 

As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.
Henry David Thoreau / 

He could refract an idea which everyone thought simple into seven others, as the prism does with sunlight, each finer than the other, then gather together a host of others to recreate the white light of the sun, where others merely saw disorder and confusion.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg / 

Every morning was a cheerful invitation to make my life of equal simplicity, and I may say innocence, with Nature herself.
Henry David Thoreau - Walden; or, Life in the Woods / 

Oh, that simplicity and innocence never recognise themselves and their sacred value!
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy / 

Simplicity can only exist in what is true.
Abbé Pierre / 

The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple.
Alan Watts / 

Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature because in her inventions nothing is lacking, and nothing is superfluous.
Leonardo da Vinci / 

Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.
Isaac Newton

Great things only require to be simply told.
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères / 

Nothing astonishes men so much as common-sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson / 

Beauty is mainly no more than simplicity.
Guillaume Apollinaire - Chant de l’honneur / 

Nature has a great simplicity and, therefore, a great beauty.
Richard Phillips Feynman

It's the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary; only wise men are able to understand them.
Paulo Coelho

Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify.
Henry David Thoreau

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
Winston Churchill

As I grew older, I realized that it was much better to insist on the genuine forms of nature, for simplicity is the greatest adornment of art.
Albrecht Dürer

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