Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.
The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.
Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing... layout, processes, and procedures.
Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious and adding the meaningful.
Order and simplification are the first steps toward the mastery of a subject.
Science may be described as the art of systematic over-simplification.
Certain environments, certain modes of life, and certain rules of conduct are more conducive to inner and outer harmony than others. There are, in fact, certain roads that one may follow. Simplification is one of them.
My characters have undergone the same process of simplification as the colors. Now that they have been simplified, they appear more human and alive than if they had been represented in all their details.
We are sliding into a time of simplification where the practical design of everyday things will be an important demand to consider
It is easy to talk about tax simplification, and we all know it is very difficult to accomplish; but for the last three Congresses, I have offered a tax simplification bill that would include a paid-for repeal of alternative minimum tax.
The simplification of anything is always sensational.
A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think.
The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace.
I like books that expose me to people unlike me and books that do battle against caricature or simplification. That, to me, is the heroic in fiction.
We could quite easily, Republicans and Democrats working together, do something that everybody in America desires, and that is a simplification of our Tax Code.
The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace. A persistent simplification will create an inner and outer well-being that places harmony in one's life.
There are elements of intrinsic beauty in the simplification of a house built on the log cabin idea.
You ask what is the use of classification, arrangement, and systemization? I answer you: order and simplification are the first steps toward the mastery of a subject - the actual enemy is the unknown.
Making a comeback is one of the most difficult things to do with dignity.
People who don’t know how to summarize have no dignity. Neither do people who needlessly drag on their messy lives. They who don’t know the beauty of simplification, of pruning away the unnecessary, die without ever comprehending the true meaning of life.
It's just that the longer I fish, the more I long for simplification and lightness.
Do not be alarmed by simplification, complexity is often a device for claiming sophistication, or for evading simple truths.
Intellectuals ... regard over-simplification as the original sin of the mind and have no use for the slogans, the unqualified assertions and sweeping generalizations.
The Declaration of Independence is the all-time masterpiece of ideological simplification. There in a single sentence of self-evident truth, the founding Fathers put into clear, easily understandable focus, the broad basis of man's relationship to God, to government, and to his fellow man.
Government systems suffer from two weaknesses. They are complex. And they are slow. We need to change this. Our systems need to be made sharp, effective, fast and flexible. This requires simplification of processes and having trust in citizens. This needs a Policy Driven State.
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