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Simplicity

Efficiency and quality are of equal importance! Both come from experience, not from study. Study as you go, don’t assume that you’re ready for the real world because you studied first. (Jon Davis)
Creativity is your most important asset in development, and the first one to go with sleep deprivation. (Daniel Haran)
Good judgement comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgement. (Fred Brooks)
If you’re willing to restrict the flexibility of your approach, you can almost always do something better. (John Carmack)
Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability. (Edsger W. Dijkstra)
When I am working on a problem I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong. (R. Buckminster Fuller)
I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable. (Dwight D. Eisenhower)
The purpose of software engineering is to control complexity, not to create it. (Dr. Pamela Zave)
Complexity has nothing to do with intelligence, simplicity does. (Larry Bossidy)
Simplicity is hard to build, easy to use, and hard to charge for. Complexity is easy to build, hard to use, and easy to charge for. (Chris Sacca)
A good way to have good ideas is by being unoriginal. (Bram Cohen)
Complexity kills. It sucks the life out of developers, it makes products difficult to plan, build and test, it introduces security challenges, and it causes end-user and administrator frustration. (Ray Ozzie)
The function of good software is to make the complex appear to be simple. (Grady Booch)
Perfection is achieved not when you have nothing more to add, but when you have nothing left to take away. (Antoine de Saint-Exupery)

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