Essence of simplicity

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
-Antoine de saint-exupéry

Plurality should not be assumed without necessity.
-William of Ockham (Ockham’s Razor)

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
-Albert Einstein

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.
-Hans Hofmann

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
-Leonardo da Vinci

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.

The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.