Simplicity Quotes

Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein

Simplicity is the glory of expression

Walt Whitman

For every problem there is a solution which is simple, clean and wrong.

Henry Louis Mencken

Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough.

Charles Dudley Warner

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


Simplicity is the peak of civilization.

Jessie Sampter

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.

Hans Hofmann

A vocabulary of truth and simplicity will be of service throughout your life

Winston Churchill

The simplest things are often the truest.

Richard Bach

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

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.

Frederic Chopin

Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art.

Frank Lloyd Wright

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

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

Edward Teller

Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on simplicity


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

Alfred North Whitehead

Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature.

Thomas a Kempis

The whole is simpler than the sum of its parts.

Willard Gibbs

Affected simplicity is refined imposture.

La Rochefoucauld

Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Katherine F. Gerould

A truly great man never puts away the simplicity of a child.

Chinese Proverb

A taste for simplicity cannot endure for long.

Eugene Delacroix

I despise simplicity. It is the negation of all that is beautiful.

Norman Hartnell

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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