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Simplify, Simplify, Simplify!

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“Simplify, simplify, simplify!”

Henry David Thoreau said, “Our life is frittered away by details. … Simplify, simplify, simplify! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumb-nail. … Simplify, simplify.” Whatever you do, don’t make it difficult for yourself. Remove complexity from your work, your life, and your relationships. Because complexity leads to failure. It does not make things better. According to Alan Perlis, “Fools ignore complexity. Pragmatists suffer it. Some can avoid it. Geniuses remove it.”