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The Key to Success: Keep Things Simple

It is impossible to ignore the importance of simplicity in entrepreneurship. It is much easier to talk to your customers, your team members, your investors if you keep the things as simple as possible. There is no need of complications – the only thing that matters in entrepreneurship is the result! If you struggle to explain your business simply and have no idea how and WHY you should learn to do that, here you can find 12 quotes that will help you make the things not only sound, but also BE simpler.

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Leonardo da Vinci

“Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

“Beware the barrenness of a busy life.” Socrates

“If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.” Albert Einstein

“The waste of life occasioned by trying to do too many things at once is appalling.” Orison Marden

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

“Simplicity is the glory of expression.” Walt Whitman

“As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.” Henry David Thoreau

“In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.” Bruce Lee

“Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.” Martin H. Fischer

─ December 2, 2015