Simplicity Quotes

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

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Ludwig Wittgenstein

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

Alexander Pope

Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity.

Frank Lloyd Wright

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

Mahlon Hoagland

Simplicity is the nature of great souls.

Papa Ramadas

Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life, and the labors of life reduce themselves.

Edwin Way Teale

Life is not complex. We are complex. Life is simple, and the simple thing is the right thing.

Oscar Wilde

The simplification of anything is always sensational.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Film will only become an art when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil and paper.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

Be pure and simple, and love all because all are one. Live a sincere life; be natural, and be honest with yourself.Honesty will guard you against false modesty and will give you the strength of true humility. Spare no pains to help others. Seek no other reward than the gift of Divine Love.

Meher Baba

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


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.

Frdric Chopin Choderlos de Laclos

The more simply we look at ticklish questions, the more placid will be our lives and relationships.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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