“[…] ideas need not be complex. most ideas that are successful are ludicrously simple.” — sol lewitt

“everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler” — albert einstein (unsourced)

“minimalism is not a style, it is an attitude, a way of being. it’s a fundamental reaction against noise, visual noise, disorder, vulgarity. minimalism is the pursuit of the essence of things […].” — claudio silvestrin

“to nourish the mind there is nothing better than to make the desires few” — mencius, book vii, 35

“perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” – antoine de saint-exupéry (unsourced)

“simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” — leonardo da vinci (unsourced)