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Total Quotes : 76
Principle Crap

The principle of Sturgeon's Razor states that the simplest answer to any problem is 90% crap.

- Aaron Allston

Faith Always

God always takes the simplest way.

- Albert Einstein

Process May

Probably the simplest hypothesis... is that there may be a slow process of annihilation of matter.

- Arthur Eddington

Laws Date

The existence of symmetry laws is in full accordance with our daily experience. The simplest of these symmetries, the isotropy and homogeneity of space, are concepts that date back to the early history of human thought.

- Chen-Ning Yang

Pilots Nirvana

Stone Temple Pilots, Bush, and Silverchair are taking the simplest elements of Soundgarden, Nirvana, and Pearl Jam and melding them into one homogenous thing.

- Chris Cornell

Big Eggs

I'm a big fan of breakfast food. Literally, the simplest thing in the world - if you can scramble eggs without burning them, I'll eat them. It doesn't matter what time of the day it is.

- Chris Young

Love Give

I love spending time with my friends and family. The simplest things in life give me the most pleasure: cooking a good meal, enjoying my friends.

- Cindy Morgan

Needs Abundant

Hydrogen holds great promise to meet many of our future energy needs, and it addresses national security and our environmental concerns. Hydrogen is the simplest, most abundant element in the universe.

- Dan Lipinski

Test Critical

The simplest definition of advertising, and one that will probably meet the test of critical examination, is that advertising is selling in print.

- Daniel Starch

Think Give

I think the simplest advice I could give would be to wait until asked before giving advice.

- Deborah Raney

Think Most

I think that baseball is still the most entertaining game because it's the simplest to watch.

- Joe Garagiola

Leader She

In the simplest terms, a leader is one who knows where she wants and gets up and goes.

- John Erskine

Happen Like

I happen to go for the simplest, most ordinary things. The extraordinary doesn't interest me. I'm not interested in psychotics. I'm interested in the person you don't expect to have a story. I like Everyman.

- John Hughes

Men Truths

The greatest truths are the simplest, and so are the greatest men.

- Julius Charles Hare

Liars Dilemmas

The simplest of women are wonderful liars who can extricate themselves from the most difficult dilemmas with a skill bordering on genius.

- Guy de Maupassant

Reason Which

The ultimate wisdom which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed. There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and at the same time the one which calls faith rather than reason.

- Hal Borland

Cool Like

The simplest way to do something cool is the cross-turn. Like in the '80s - Michael Jackson did it. You jump and cross your legs together at the same time, and then spin out of it. That's it.

- Heather Morris

Insurance Very

A credit derivative, at its core, is actually a very simple concept... The simplest way to think of a credit derivative is it is analogous to insurance against the risk of a credit default by your counterparty, your business counterpart.

- Blythe Masters

Past Give

When we recall the past, we usually find that it is the simplest things - not the great occasions - that in retrospect give off the greatest glow of happiness.

- Bob Hope

Gun Drama

The western is the simplest form of drama - a gun, death.

- Howard Hawks

Simplest Things

To me, the simplest things can have the highest value.

- Brunello Cucinelli

Lightning Makes

As a pop musician, as someone who makes songs, the best ideas are the simplest. They come, and that's the lightning bolt moment.

- Bryce Dessner

War Very

Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.

- Carl von Clausewitz

Principle Split

In any assembly the simplest way to stop transacting business and split the ranks is to appeal to a principle.

- Jacques Barzun

Goddess Symbol

The simplest and most basic meaning of the symbol of the Goddess is the acknowledgment of the legitimacy of female power as a beneficent and independent power.

- Carol P. Christ

Profound Most

Sometimes the simplest things are the most profound.

- Carolina Herrera

Love Fundamentals

My feeling is that poetry will wither on the vine if you don't regularly come back to the simplest fundamentals of the poem: rhythm, rhyme, simple subjects - love, death, war.

- James Fenton

Head Over

The simplest science book is over my head.

- James Merrill

Doing Learned

Oh, I'll tell you about 'Anyone Can Whistle' - the lesson I learned with doing that record is that the simplest songs are the hardest to do.

- Jane Krakowski

Game Play

This game, it seems when you play it the best, is when you're not really thinking a lot and just reacting and keeping it at its simplest point - just see it and hit it.

- Jason Giambi

Product Making

Making a million dollars is the simplest thing in the world. Just find a product that sells for $2,000 and that you can buy at a cost of $1,000, and sell a thousand of them.

- Jerry Gillies

Which Discover

The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity.

- Edmund Burke

Good Photographer

No photographer is as good as the simplest camera.

- Edward Steichen

Find Cleanest

Sometimes, I find that just the simplest, cleanest things that are intelligently performed are funniest to me.

- Kaitlin Olson

Dress Surely

Surely it is one of the simplest laws of taste in dress, that it shall not attract undue attention from the wearer to the worn.

- Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

Thankful Form

Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.

- Karl Barth

Love Small

The simplest of simplest things makes me happy. I love small gestures and nature in life.

- Erica Fernandes

Inclusive Always

Men have always shown a dim knowledge of their better potentialities by paying homage to those purest leaders who taught the simplest and most inclusive rules for an undivided mankind.

- Erik Erikson

Education Which

The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.

- Ernest Renan

Very Stories

My stories are very compact. I want them to say the most complex things in the simplest way.

- Etgar Keret

Need Narratives

If we need simple narratives so people can amplify and spread them, are we forced to engage only with the simplest of problems?

- Ethan Zuckerman

Mind Receive

The simplest principles become difficult of practice, when habits, formed in error, have been fixed by time, and the simplest truths hard to receive when prejudice has warped the mind.

- Frances Wright

Gift Sustenance

The table is a meeting place, a gathering ground, the source of sustenance and nourishment, festivity, safety, and satisfaction. A person cooking is a person giving: Even the simplest food is a gift.

- Laurie Colwin

Blind Fact

Humans make errors. We make errors of fact and errors of judgment. We have blind spots in our field of vision and gaps in our stream of attention. Sometimes we can't even answer the simplest questions.

- Gary Wolf

Flowers Excellent

An excellent wine, someone's best attempt at cooking, and the candles and flowers on the table can turn the simplest dinner into an unforgettably romantic event.

- Letitia Baldrige


I preferred the simplest vocabulary.

- Louise Gluck

Making Lot

Even the simplest things, I'm guilty of making really bad decisions a lot of the time.

- Michelle Williams

Think Song

Feminism... I think the simplest explanation, and one that captures the idea, is a song that Marlo Thomas sang, 'Free to be You and Me.'

- Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Prayer Wish

A prayer in its simplest definition is merely a wish turned Godward.

- Phillips Brooks

Which Operate

The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.

- Sam Levenson

Always Actual

As a writer, you're always trying to say the best thing. You're always thinking about what's the best thing to say, and what's the hardest way to say it, and what's the best line? Sometimes the best line is the simplest line. Sometimes the best line is the line that evokes more feeling than actual wordsmithing.

- Pusha T

Study Using

The idea was to study fertilization in as many different phyla and organisms as possible, using the simplest possible equipment and a microscope. Biochemical approaches were not much in vogue, and running gels impossible at first.

- Tim Hunt

Think Rap

Salad can get a bad rap. People think of bland and watery iceberg lettuce, but in fact, salads are an art form, from the simplest rendition to a colorful kitchen-sink approach.

- Marcus Samuelsson

Prepare Forks

The simplest way to prepare Dungeness crabs is to boil them in the shell and set them in front of your guests with crab crackers or crab hammers, cocktail forks, and plenty of napkins.

- Tom Douglas

Doing Heat

The simplest fix for better grilling is to line the inside of your barbecue with tin foil. It dramatically affects how evenly the heat is distributed. That crusty black hibachi or Weber grill is doing your food no favors.

- Nathan Myhrvold

Sure Read

The simplest way to make sure that we raise literate children is to teach them to read, and to show them that reading is a pleasurable activity.

- Neil Gaiman

Things Truest

The simplest things are often the truest.

- Richard Bach

Doing Think

The simplest questions are the most profound. Where were you born? Where is your home? Where are you going? What are you doing? Think about these once in a while and watch your answers change.

- Richard Bach

Subject Very

I wanted to portray very, very dark subject matter and a deceptively complex story in the brightest colours and simplest lines possible to leave the readers reeling.

- Mark Millar

More Efficient

The easiest and simplest thing that any one can do to make their car safer, more gas efficient, whatever - check the tire pressure.

- Richard Hammond

Through Basket

Even the simplest wicker basket can become priceless when it is loved and cared for through the generations of a family.

- Sister Parish

World Incredibly

Photography is the simplest thing in the world, but it is incredibly complicated to make it really work.

- Martin Parr


The hypothesis of surviving intelligence and personality - not only surviving but anxious and able with difficulty to communicate - is the simplest and most straightforward and the only one that fits all the facts.

- Oliver Joseph Lodge

Here Receive

Of mediumship there are many grades, one of the simplest forms being the capacity to receive an impression or automatic writing, under peaceful conditions, in an ordinary state; but the whole subject is too large to be treated here.

- Oliver Joseph Lodge

Demanding Cent

Camp life is demanding, and even the simplest daily routine becomes a chore in a climate with 90 per cent humidity, not to mention the bugs.

- Stefanie Powers

Best Always

I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.

- Oscar Wilde

Freedom Most

Freedom has invented every useful machine, from the lowest to the highest, from the simplest to the most complex.

- Robert Green Ingersoll


The conservative interpretation of American history says that wherever the word 'God' appears, it's obviously our God, it's obviously a Christian God; it's usually an evangelical God. The simplest point I'm making is: That is just absolutely not true.

- Matthew Stewart

Side Deflation

In the simplest terms, inflation occurs when there's too much money in the system. On the flip side, deflation occurs when there are too few dollars in circulation.

- Robert Kiyosaki

Black Go

When we don't have information, we go to the simplest outlook, to black and white. But then we have to lie to ourselves. Black is never as black as you're painting it and white is never as white.

- Patricia Sun


Every scene is a challenge. There are technical challenges, but often it's the simplest challenge where you feel a sense of achievement when you pull it off.

- Roger Deakins

Reflection Will

A little reflection will show us that every belief, even the simplest and most fundamental, goes beyond experience when regarded as a guide to our actions.

- William Kingdon Clifford

Some Affordable

Some of the best logos are the simplest. One of the oldest is the mark used by the Bass brewery: a red triangle. Target has made a red circle with a red dot in the middle seem the very essence of affordable, hip practicality.

- Tahl Raz


I love dive bars, old movie theaters, live music and good food. The simplest things in life for me are the most important.

- Tanya Fischer

Deserve Aristotle

The simplest way of understanding justice is giving people what they deserve. This idea goes back to Aristotle. The real difficulty begins with figuring out who deserves what and why.

- Michael Sandel

Voice Within

The simplest and cheapest of all reforms within institutional science is to switch from the passive to the active voice in writing about science.

- Rupert Sheldrake