Simplicity Quotes

As beautiful as simplicity is, it can become a tradition that stands in the way of exploration.

Laura Nyro

I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.

Yves Saint Laurent

The guiding motto in the life of every natural philosopher should be, seek simplicity and distrust it.

Alfred North Whitehead

The proposed legislation, though, does not adhere to concepts of certainty, simplicity and neutrality

Jackie Arendse

There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and truth

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

A refined simplicity is the characteristic of all high bred deportment, in every country, and a considerate humanity should be the aim of all beneath it.

James Fenimore Cooper

Nobility of spirit has more to do with simplicity than ostentation, wisdom rather than wealth, commitment rather than ambition.

Riccardo Muti

There are two different uses for a zone. Surprise and change or simplicity and execution. We use it for surpr

Sean Williamson

The main purpose of science is simplicity and as we understand more things, everything is becoming simpler

Edward Teller

Simplicity is the nature of great souls.

Papa Ramadas

Simplicity is indeed often the sign of truth and a criterion of beauty.

Mahlon Hoagland

There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of wit.

Alexander Pope

The aspects of things that are most important for us are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity

Ludwig Wittgenstein

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

Leonardo da Vinci

Simplicity in all things is the secret of the wilderness and one of its most valuable lessons. It is what we leave behind that is important. I think the matter of simplicity goes further than just food, equipment, and unnecessary gadgets; it goes into the matter of thoughts and objectives as well. When in the wilds, we must not carry our problems with us or the joy is lost.

Sigurd F. Olson

In the point of rest at the center of our being, we encounter a world where all things are at rest in the same way. Then a tree becomes a mystery, a cloud a revelation, each man a cosmos of whose riches we can only catch glimpses. The life of its simplicity is simple, but it opens to us a book in which we never get beyond the first syllable.

Dag Hammarskjold

Guided only by their feeling for symmetry, simplicity, and generality, and an indefinable sense of the fitness of things, creative mathematicians now, as in the past, are inspired by the art of mathematics rather than by any prospect of ultimate usefulness

E. T. Bell

Seek simplicity but distrust it.

Alfred North Whitehead

Seek simplicity, and distrust it.

Alfred North Whitehead

Avoid fragmentation: Find your focus and seek simplicity. Purposeful living calls for elegant efficiency and economy of effort—expanding the minimum time and energy necessary to achieve desired goals.

Dan Millman

... anything so delightful as Washington I have never seen elsewhere. There were a mingled simplicity and grandeur, a mingled state and quiet intimacy, a brilliancy of conversationthe proud prominence of intellect over material prosperity which does not exist in any other city of the Union.

M. E. W. Sherwood

The spirit's foe in man has not been simplicity, but sophistication.

George Santayana

I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.

Yves Saint Laurent

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