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Educators take something simple and make it complicated. Communicators take something complicated and make it simple.
John C. Maxwell
Never trust any complicated cocktail that remains perfectly clear until the last ingredient goes in, and then immediately clouds.
Life is very, very complicated, and so films should be allowed to be, too.
The virtue of binary is that it's the simplest possible way of representing numbers. Anything else is more complicated. You can catch errors with it, it's unambiguous in its reading, there are lots of good things about binary. So it is very, very simple once you learn how to read it.
George M. Whitesides
Everything's complicated, even those things that seem flat in their bleakness or sadness.
While everyone's experience of oppression is different and complicated and often overlapping, I really believe that if you have privilege, you need to learn as much as you can about the world beyond yourself.
Metallica is a very complicated, fragile thing. On the outside, it's all metal, but on the inside it's very delicate.
Everything, however complicated - breaking waves, migrating birds, and tropical forests - is made of atoms and obeys the equations of quantum physics. But even if those equations could be solved, they wouldn't offer the enlightenment that scientists seek. Each science has its own autonomous concepts and laws.
If the universe is friendly, then it is indeed aware of us and works to help us. So there are no 'unfortunate accidents,' and everything that happens is orchestrated in an elaborate and complicated manner to be of benefit to us.
Democracy is a revelation, but it's complicated. There are elections to hold, politics to create, rights to assert, grievances to settle and institutions to build. To many, it's exhilarating. For others, it can be disappointing when it turns out that democracy doesn't immediately make life better.
Economic development and poverty alleviation are so complicated that I don't think there's a single background or a single discipline that is sufficient to tackle these great human problems.
Jim Yong Kim
I try to live honestly in every aspect of my life, which can make things a bit more complicated, right?
But charity is a very complicated thing. It's important to find an area where you can really help and you can feel the results. Charity is not like feeding pigeons in the square. It is a process that requires professional management.
The model I came up with in 1964 is just the invention of a rather strange sort of medium that looks the same in all directions and produces a kind of refraction that is a little bit more complicated than that of light in glass or water.
The circumstances of human society are too complicated to be submitted to the rigor of mathematical calculation.
Marquis De Custine
Whenever you have multiple devices including multiple PCs that you want to share information with, it's always been a bit complicated.
Of my mental cycles, I devote maybe ten percent to business thinking. Business isn't that complicated. I wouldn't want to put it on my business card.
As a child, I wanted to know how things worked and to control them. With a friend, I built a number of complicated models that I could control.
Welcome those big, sticky, complicated problems. In them are your most powerful opportunities.
Guys are simple... women are not simple and they always assume that men must be just as complicated as they are, only way more mysterious. The whole point is guys are not thinking much. They are just what they appear to be. Tragically.
Simplicity is a key to avoiding complication. Part of the definition of simplicity is 'not complex or complicated; sincere.'
Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and, in its true sense, a noble one.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
I get impatient with people working on a film that have their head in their hands like it's the most complicated thing in the world.
The greatest progress is in the sciences that study the simplest systems. So take, say, physics - greatest progress there. But one of the reasons is that the physicists have an advantage that no other branch of sciences has. If something gets too complicated, they hand it to someone else.
Our animal origins are constantly lurking behind, even if they are filtered through complicated social evolution.
John F. Kennedy
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