"Simplicity is a great virtue but it requires hard work to achieve it and education to appreciate it. And to make matters worse: complexity sells better." ~ Edsger Wybe Dijkstra
"Genius is the ability to reduce the complicated to the simple." ~ C.W. Ceran
"The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak."
~ Hans Hofmann
"Frugality is one of the most beautiful and joyful words in the English language, and yet one that we are culturally cut off from understanding and enjoying. The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things."
~ Elise Boulding
"You know you've achieved perfection in design, not when you have nothing more to add, but when you have nothing more to take away." ~ Antoine-Marie-Roger de Saint-Exupery