To be simple is to be great. – Simplicity

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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.

Albert Einstein


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