There is no greatness there where simplicity, goodness, and truth are absent.[И нет величия там, где нет простоты, добра и правды.]
Our life is frittered away by detail. An honest man has hardly need to count more than his ten fingers, or in extreme cases he may add his ten toes, and lump the rest. Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity!
(Also known as: Our life is frittered away by detail… simplify, simplify.)
Order and simplification are the first steps toward the mastery of a subject — the actual enemy is the unknown.