THE CHEAPEST, FASTEST, AND MOST RELIABLE COMPONENTS ARE THOSE THAT AREN’T THERE.
Simplicity works! Here are some great quotes that can help you to cultivate it.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication
Leonardo da Vinci
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Football is very simple, but the hardest thing is simple football
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough
Efficiency, which is doing things right, is irrelevant until you work on the right things
The price of reliability is the pursuit of the utmost simplicity.
One of the biggest mistakes smart engineers make is optimizing a thing that shouldn't exist
The cheapest, fastest, and most reliable components are those that aren’t there.
One of my most productive days was throwing away 1000 lines of code
It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter's Law.
Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion
It is in self-limitation that a master first shows himself
Johann Von Goethe
Everything Should Be Made as Simple as Possible, But Not Simpler
The number of people having any connection with the project must be restricted in an almost vicious manner.
If we wish to count lines of code, we should not regard them as ‘lines produced’ but as ‘lines spent’.
Money is not the 'scarce commodity'. Small, dedicated and talented teams are
Everyone here is chief engineer
The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.
Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done.
There are no solutions. There are only trade-offs.