Complexity Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Albert Einstein” float=”none” width=”100%”]Out of complexity, find simplicity.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alexander Stepanov” float=”none” width=”100%”]Complexity assertions have to be part of the interface.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alexandra Adornetto” float=”none” width=”100%”]Without complexity, there’s no intensity.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alice Munro” float=”none” width=”100%”]The complexity of things – the things within things – just seems to be endless. I mean nothing is easy, nothing is simple.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Andy Stanley” float=”none” width=”100%”]Complexity is the enemy of clarity.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Brian Eno” float=”none” width=”100%”]Complexity and intelligence grow from simplicity, not from greater complexity.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Brian Kernighan” float=”none” width=”100%”]Controlling complexity is the essence of computer programming.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Carlos Gershenson” float=”none” width=”100%”]The easiest way to cope with complexity is not having it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Chris Brogan” float=”none” width=”100%”]Complexity serves nothing but our ego. Be able to say what you do in a way that people can understand.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Christopher Alexander” float=”none” width=”100%”]Complexity is one of the great problems in environmental design.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Colin Wilson” float=”none” width=”100%”]The complex develops out of the simple. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Allen” float=”none” width=”100%”]The right amount of complexity is what creates the optimal simplicity.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dean Cavanagh” float=”none” width=”100%”]Simplicity takes time, patience & practice. Complexity offers too many excuses for failure.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Diane Ackerman” float=”none” width=”100%”]Complexity excites the mind, and order rewards it. In the garden, one finds both, including vanishingly small orders too complex to spot, and orders so vast the mind struggles to embrace them.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Donald A. Norman” float=”none” width=”100%”]Complexity is acceptable as long as it is intelligible and necessary. We want to avoid needless complications.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”E. O. Wilson” float=”none” width=”100%”]The love of complexity without reductionism makes art; the love of complexity with reductionism makes science.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edward de Bono” float=”none” width=”100%”]Complexity creates confusion, simplicity focus.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edward de Bono” float=”none” width=”100%”]Complexity means distracted effort. Simplicity means focused effort.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edward de Bono” float=”none” width=”100%”]Dealing with complexity is an inefficient and unnecessary waste of time, attention and mental energy. There is never any justification for things being complex when they could be simple.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edwin Way Teale” float=”none” width=”100%”]Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life, and the labors of life reduce themselves.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jamie Bell” float=”none” width=”100%”]The complexity of the situation of having a war going on around you and what that delivers to you is that you have to figure out which side to take.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jeff Hawkins” float=”none” width=”100%”]Complexity is not a cause of confusion. It is a result of it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Green” float=”none” width=”100%”]Failing to grapple with complexity actually turns out to be a pretty bad life strategy.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Jordan” float=”none” width=”100%”]The complexity of a system is no guarantee of its accuracy.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Kenneth Galbraith” float=”none” width=”100%”]Do not be alarmed by simplification, complexity is often a device for claiming sophistication, or for evading simple truths.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kevin Kelly” float=”none” width=”100%”]Complexity that works is built up out of modules that work perfectly, layered one over the other.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lailah Gifty Akita” float=”none” width=”100%”]Human complexity can be conquered with calmness.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lancelot Law Whyte” float=”none” width=”100%”]Both science and art have to do with ordered complexity.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Larry Tesler” float=”none” width=”100%”]You cannot reduce the complexity of a given task beyond a certain point. Once you’ve reached that point, you can only shift the burden around.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lawrence Bossidy” float=”none” width=”100%”]Complexity has nothing to do with intelligence, simplicity does.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lee J. Colan” float=”none” width=”100%”]Complexity creates a maze between you and success. Simplicity ensures a clear line of sight.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mignon G. Eberhart” float=”none” width=”100%”]The complexity of human relationships is never simple to follow; it is like intricate lacework, but lacework made of steel.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Niels Ferguson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Complexity is the main enemy of security. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Paul Desmond” float=”none” width=”100%”]Complexity can be a trap. You can have a ball developing a phrase, inverting it, playing it in different keys and times and all. But it’s really more introspective than communicative. Like a crossword puzzle compared to a poem.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Peter Drucker” float=”none” width=”100%”]There is a point of complexity beyond which a business is no longer manageable.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”R. Scott Bakker” float=”none” width=”100%”]Complexity begets ambiguity, which yields in all ways to prejudice and avarice. Complication does not so much defeat men as arm them with fancy.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ramesh Kumar Jha” float=”none” width=”100%”]The complexity of the human life becomes double each year. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard Branson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Complexity is your enemy. Any fool can make something complicated. It is hard to keep things simple.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Roger Kimball” float=”none” width=”100%”]Our complexity is much more likely to lead us astray than any simplicity we may follow.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Seth Klarman” float=”none” width=”100%”]Complexity – limits competition.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Steven Weinberg” float=”none” width=”100%”]In complexity, it is only simplicity that can be interesting.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Susan Choi” float=”none” width=”100%”]The complexity of the world is so overwhelming and so present to everyone.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tony Robbins” float=”none” width=”100%”]Complexity is the enemy of execution.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tony Robbins” float=”none” width=”100%”]If complexity doesn’t beat you, paradox will.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Krystol” float=”none” width=”100%”]In an age of sophistic over-complexity, simplicity can be useful.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Winston Churchill” float=”none” width=”100%”]Out of intense complexities, intense simplicities emerge.[/wpsm_quote]