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In winter, the stars seem to have rekindled their fires, the moon achieves a fuller triumph, and the heavens wear a look of a more exalted simplicity. Summer is more wooing and seductive, more versatile and human, appeals to the affections and the sentiments, and fosters inquiry and the art impulse.

John Burroughs

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Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.

Herbert Hoover

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The English language has a deceptive air of simplicity; so have some little frocks; but they are both not the kind of thing you can run up in half an hour with a machine.

Dorothy L. Sayers

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Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity.

Thor Heyerdahl

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The world calls for, and expects from us, simplicity of life, the spirit of prayer, charity towards all, especially towards the lowly and the poor, obedience and humility, detachment, and self-sacrifice. Without this mark of holiness, our word will have difficulty in touching the heart of modern man.

Pope Paul VI

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Simplicity in character, in manners, in style; in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Frank Lloyd Wright

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I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.

Lao Tzu

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Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability.

Edsger Dijkstra

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I haven't changed my mind about modernism from the first day I ever did it... It means integrity; it means honesty; it means the absence of sentimentality and the absence of nostalgia; it means simplicity; it means clarity. That's what modernism means to me.

Paul Rand

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Simplicity — quotes and aphorisms

Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child's eye — it is very beautiful.

Kailash Satyarthi

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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.

Steve Jobs

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Simplicity makes me happy.

Alicia Keys

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The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.

Walt Whitman

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Simplicity is not the goal. It is the by-product of a good idea and modest expectations.

Paul Rand

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A taste for simplicity cannot endure for long.

Eugene Delacroix

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

Edward Teller

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The key to a good meal is simplicity and the right seasoning.

Buddy Valastro

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Unnecessary possessions are unnecessary burdens. If you have them, you have to take care of them! There is great freedom in simplicity of living. It is those who have enough but not too much who are the happiest.

Peace Pilgrim

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In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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