A speech does not need to be eternal to be immortal.
– Muriel Humphrey
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
– Leonardo da Vinci
To be simple is to be great.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
It helped me in the air to keep my small mind contained in earthly human limits, not lost in vertiginous space and elements unknown.
– Diana Cooper
The obvious is that which is never seen until someone expresses it simply.
– Kahlil Gibran
Simple style is like white light. It is complex, but its complexity is not obvious.
– Anatole France
Simplicity and naturalness are the truest marks of distinction.
– W. Somerset Maugham
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler.
– Henry David Thoreau
The trouble about man is twofold. He cannot learn truths which are too complicated; he forgets truths which are too simple.
– Dame Rebecca West
To be simple is the best thing in the world.
– G. K. Chesterton
Everything should be made as simple as possible … but not simpler.
A man must be able to cut a knot, for everything cannot be untied; he must know how to disengage what is essential from the detail in which it is enwrapped, for everything cannot be equally considered; in a word, he must be able to simplify his duties, his business and his life.
– Henri Frederic Amiel
Simplicity is an exact medium between too little and too much.
– Sir Joshua Reynolds