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