quotations
Search
   HOME | AUTHOR INDEX | SUBJECT INDEX | LINKS | USE OUR QUOTATIONS | CONTRIBUTE QUOTES | FORUM
Quotation of the day
Tuesday, 21 November 2017
Daily Quote:
"No men who really think deeply about women retain a high opinion of them; men either despise women or they have never thought seriously about them." (Weininger, Otto - Men and Women)

rss 2.0

Subscribe
Unsubscribe
Send the Quote of the Day to a friend
Proverb of the Day
Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.

Click here to see/listen to the equivalent proverb in:


Browse Quotations about Simplicity

 
A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that works. - (Gall, John - Simplicity)
Send to friend | View
 
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. - (Cooper, James F. - Simplicity)
Send to friend | View
 
A taste for simplicity cannot endure for long. - (Delacroix, Eugene - Simplicity)
Send to friend | View
 
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope. - (Churchill, Winston - Simplicity)
Send to friend | View
 
Behind the complicated details of the world stand the simplicities: God is good, the grown-up man or woman knows the answer to every question, there is such a thing as truth, and justice is as measured and faultless as a clock. Our heroes are simple: they are brave, they tell the truth, they are good swordsmen and they are never in the long run really defeated. That is why no later books satisfy us like those which were read to us in childhood --for those promised a world of great simplicity of which we knew the rules, but the later books are complicated and contradictory with experience; they are formed out of our own disappointing memories. - (Greene, Graham - Simplicity)
Send to friend | View
 
Divide each difficulty into as many parts as is feasible and necessary to resolve it. - (Descartes, Rene - Simplicity)
Send to friend | View
 
Elegance of language may not be in the power of all of us; but simplicity and straight forwardness are. Write much as you would speak; speak as you think. If with your inferior, speak no coarser than usual; if with your superiors, no finer. - (Alford - Simplicity)
Send to friend | View
 
Every contrivance of man, every tool, every instrument, every utensil, every article designed for use, of each and every kind, evolved from a very simple beginnings. - (Collier, Robert - Simplicity)
Send to friend | View
 
Everything is simpler than you think and yet more complex than you imagine. - (Unknown, Source - Simplicity)
Send to friend | View
 
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. - (Einstein, Albert - Simplicity)
Send to friend | View
 
God always takes the simplest way. - (Einstein, Albert - Simplicity)
Send to friend | View
 
I adore simple pleasures. They are the last refuge of the complex. - (Wilde, Oscar - Simplicity)
Send to friend | View
 
I don't understand complicated problems. I only understand simple ones. - (Deupree, Richard - Simplicity)
Send to friend | View
 
I hate American simplicity. I glory in the piling up of complications of every sort. If I could pronounce the name James in any different or more elaborate way I should be in favor of doing it. - (James, Henry - Simplicity)
Send to friend | View
 
I have a simple life. I mean, you just give me a drum roll, they announce my name, and I come out and sing. In my job I have a contract that says I'm a singer. So I sing. - (Bennett, Tony - Simplicity)
Send to friend | View


Quote: 1-15 of 75 Pages: 1 of 5 next 
View all quotes



Copyright © 2006 WorldQuotations.com. All Rights Reserved.