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“Simplify, simplify.”

Henry David Thoreau

“[To simplify] is very nearly the whole of the higher artistic process; finding what conventions of form and what detail one can do without -- and yet preserve the spirit of the whole.”

Willa Sibert Cather

“The whole idea of a stereotype is to simplify. Instead of going through the problem of all this great diversity - that it's this or maybe that - you have just one large statement; It is this.”

Chinua Achebe

“What's really important is to simplify. The work of most photographers would be improved immensely if they could do one thing: get rid of the extraneous. If you strive for simplicity, you are more likely to reach the viewer.”

William Albert Allard

“People's fates are simplified by their names.”

Elias Canetti

“Truth is something which can't be told in a few words. Those who simplify the universe only reduce the expansion of its meaning.”

Anais Nin

“Our life is frittered away by detail ... simplify, simplify.”

“We've gone through the operating system and looked at everything and asked how can we simplify this and make it more powerful at the same time,”

Steve Jobs

“The whole emphasis of the system is on empowering the end-user. We have seriously simplified a whole bunch of processes because everything is centrally managed.”

Bill Farmer

“We tried to simplify things, throw a lot more pucks at the net. We knew that we weren't going to score by shooting less.”

Ted Donato