Simplicity Quotes (505 quotes)
“That's been one of my mantras - focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it's worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.”
Bloomberg Businessweek, May 12, 1998, "Steve Jobs on Apple's Resurgence: 'Not a one-man show' "
“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.”
As quoted in If Not God, Then What? (2007) by Joshua Fost, p. 93
“Einstein's Three Rules of Work: 1) Out of clutter find simplicity; 2) From discord find harmony; 3) In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”
―John Archibald Wheeler
Interview in Cosmic Search, Vol. 1, No. 4 (Fall 1979). Sometimes this quote is attributed to Albert Einstein himself.
“In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.”
―Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Kavanagh (1849), p. 60
The Concept of Nature (1920), Chapter VII