Complex Quotes

"It was that simple. And it was that complex. Love can kill you. It can tear you apart. But if y...

"It was that simple. And it was that complex. Love can kill you. It can tear you apart. But if you’re very lucky, it can bring you back together. Sometimes love is unexpected, and unpredictable. And sometimes, you just have to go with your heart and hope for the best." - The Wonder Years S6 EP7
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"The thing about black history is that t...

"The thing about black history is that the truth is so much more complex than anything you could make up." - Henry Louis Gates
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"having inferiority complex is like being a ...

"having inferiority complex is like being a radio active element. you will decay as time goes by with affecting everyone close to you!" -me
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"Rifles, muskets, long-bows and hand-grenades are inherently democratic we...

"Rifles, muskets, long-bows and hand-grenades are inherently democratic weapons. A complex weapon makes the strong stronger, while a simple weapon - so long as there is no answer to it - gives claws to the weak." - George Orwell
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"The world is a complex place, furt...

"The world is a complex place, further complicated by man's fickle nature."- Raymond Reddington (The Blacklist)
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Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get...

Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.” ― Steve Jobs
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"Humans just lead short, boring, insignificant lives, so they make up stories to feel like they...

"Humans just lead short, boring, insignificant lives, so they make up stories to feel like they're a part of something bigger. They want to blame all the world's problems on some single enemy they can fight, instead of a complex network of interrelated forces beyond anyone's control." - Pearl
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β€œSome problems are so complex that you have t...

β€œSome problems are so complex that you have to be highly intelligent and well informed just to be undecided about them.” -- Laurence J. Peter
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β€œAny intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex,...

β€œAny intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius β€” and a lot of courage β€” to move in the opposite direction.” ― E.F. Schumacher
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"The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of g...

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one." -Mark Twain
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"Every prophet has to come from civilization, but every prophet has to go into the wilderness. ...

"Every prophet has to come from civilization, but every prophet has to go into the wilderness. He must have a strong impression of a complex society and all that it has to give, and then he must serve periods of isolation and meditation. This is the process by which psychic dynamite is made."
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β€œArmageddon is not around the corner. This is only what the...

β€œArmageddon is not around the corner. This is only what the people of violence want us to believe. The complexity and diversity of the world is the hope for the future.” ― Michael Palin
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"It is easier for the world to...

"It is easier for the world to accept a simple lie than a complex truth." - Alexis de Tocqueville.
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β€œIsn't this enough? Just this world? Just this beautiful, complex, wonderfully u...

β€œIsn't this enough? Just this world? Just this beautiful, complex, wonderfully unfathomable, natural world? How does it so fail to hold our attention that we have to diminish it with the invention of cheap, man-made myths and monsters?”-Tim Minchin
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"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more ...

"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction." - E. F. Schumacher
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"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, ...

"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction." β€” E. F. Schumacher
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"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex,...

"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage – to move in the opposite direction." - E.F. Schumacher
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"Wheels within wheels in a spiral array. A pattern so grand a...

"Wheels within wheels in a spiral array. A pattern so grand and complex. Time after time we lose sight of the way. Our causes can't see their effects ." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Natural Science)
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"We may not imagine how our lives ...

"We may not imagine how our lives could be more frustrating and complex--but Congress can." β€” Cullen Hightower
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β€œPeople who work together will win, whether...

β€œPeople who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.” - Vince Lombardi
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β€œThe more complex the systems, the less conviction i...

β€œThe more complex the systems, the less conviction in people. Conviction will be drained out of us. Devices will drain us, make us vague and pliant.” -Don DeLillo
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"In short, physics has discovered that there are no solids, no continuou...

"In short, physics has discovered that there are no solids, no continuous surfaces, no straight lines; only waves; no things, only energy-event complexes, only behaviors, only verbs, only relationships." β€”Buckminster Fuller
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A man should not strive to eliminate his complexes, ...

A man should not strive to eliminate his complexes, but to get into accord with them; they are legitimately what directs hours conduct in the world. -Sigmund Freud
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The reason expressions get repeated throughout images, sentences, creative wor...

The reason expressions get repeated throughout images, sentences, creative works, is not because their creator is especially skilled at their creation but because he or she suffers from some fundamental complex. - Kishou Arima, Tokyo Ghoul:re
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"Complex thought for too long is time wasting as nothing gets ...

"Complex thought for too long is time wasting as nothing gets done, Think of something and do not hesitate to make a decision. As a decision can be made right with enough effort" - FlowingJade
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Fascism is a decadent longing for the abroga...

Fascism is a decadent longing for the abrogation of history, a nostalgia for a toughness that will drastically simplify modern complexities.
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[request - feel free to remove if not allow...

[request - feel free to remove if not allowed] Does anyone here know of any succinct quotes on how complex reasoning behind war can be?
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What does this quote mean to you guys I need i...

What does this quote mean to you guys I need interpretations in you guys point of view β€œit’s more difficult to be simple than it is to be complex”
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β€œMost geniuses, especially those who lead others-pro...

β€œMost geniuses, especially those who lead others-prosper not by deconstructing intricate complexities, but by exploiting unrecognized simplicities.” - Andy Benoit
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Government is the Entertainm...

Government is the Entertainment division of the military-industrial complex. ~ Frank Zappa
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β€œ anyone who studies the complexities of life and ...

β€œ anyone who studies the complexities of life and the universe cannot help but witness the signature of the Creator ” The Big Questions Dr. Laurence B. Brown
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There's a thin line between nerds & Playboys. T...

There's a thin line between nerds & Playboys. The former works diligently to understand complex problems, the playboy works diligently to understand women-Me
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"In overlooking, denying, evading his complexity we are diminished and we perish; only w...

"In overlooking, denying, evading his complexity we are diminished and we perish; only within the web of ambiguity, paradox, this hunger, danger, darkness, can we find at once ourselves and the power that will free us from ourselves"- James Baldwin, Notes Of a Native Son
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β€œI always like to look on the optimist...

β€œI always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.”
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I'd like to say I'm ill,...

I'd like to say I'm ill, but I'd be lyin' cuz I'm vaccinated - Cold Duck Complex
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Some problems are so complex that you have t...

Some problems are so complex that you have to be highly intelligent and well informed just to be undecided about them. - Laurence J. Peter
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Simple discipline can produce extra ordinary...

Simple discipline can produce extra ordinary results, if followed consistently. We underestimate simplicity and prefer complexity - Unknown
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"The government is merely the ...

"The government is merely the military-industrial complex's entertainment branch" -- Frank Zappa
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"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more ...

"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius --- and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction." - Albert Einstein
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"Actually, the world is not complex. It is...

"Actually, the world is not complex. It is the task of trying to figure it out with words or numbers which is complex." - Alan Watts
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"Labeling yourself is not only self-defeating, it is irrational. Your 's...

"Labeling yourself is not only self-defeating, it is irrational. Your 'self' cannot be equated to any one thing you do. Your life is a complex and ever-changing flow of thoughts, emotions, and actions." -Dr. David D. Burns
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"In the councils of government we must guard against the ...

"In the councils of government we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, of the military-industrial complex." Dwight Eisenhower
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"Why is it that our young kids all across America can solve the most c...

"Why is it that our young kids all across America can solve the most complex problems in a video game involving executive decision making and analytical thinking, yet we accept the fact that they can't add or read?"
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β€œThe human brain is the most complex ...

β€œThe human brain is the most complex structure in the known universe and we still don’t fully understand how it works”
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"Complexity is difficult t...

"Complexity is difficult to grasp; Simplicity is harder. " - Stranger on the internet
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As self-knowledge increases, all e...

As self-knowledge increases, all emotions become exponentially more complex.β€”Ted Chiang, "Understand" (1991)
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"The notion of "The Soul" can be described to be a comple...

"The notion of "The Soul" can be described to be a complex arrangements of random actions not affected by external forces which, by definition, is completely unpredictable." -DS
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"Perhaps the very essence of life is the U...

"Perhaps the very essence of life is the Universe’s gift for something to experience its divine and complex existence. " - /u/Nihar9
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"I marvel at the complexities and unpredictability of human though...

"I marvel at the complexities and unpredictability of human thought and behavior. Now, rather than being rattled by uncertainty, I realize that it is pure hubris to posit specificity. " -Dr. Irvin D. Yalom
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"Often it's the simpler truths that carry you forward, and the complex truths that hold people ba...

"Often it's the simpler truths that carry you forward, and the complex truths that hold people back. If you can simplify what you're here for and who you want to be for people, you can achieve far more than if you insist that life is so complicated." β€”D. T. Max, speaking about David Foster Wallace
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β€œOrdinary life i...

β€œOrdinary life is pretty complex stuff.” ― Harvey Pekar
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"We can never, never describe all the features of the total si...

"We can never, never describe all the features of the total situation, not only because every situation is infinitely complex, but also because the total situation is the universe." - Alan Watts
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"government is the entertai...

"government is the entertainment division of the military-industrial complex" Frank Zappa
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That's been one of my mantras-- focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than c...

That's been one of my mantras-- focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex. You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it's worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains. -Steve Jobs
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β€œThe hardest thing in the world is to simplify your life. ...

β€œThe hardest thing in the world is to simplify your life. It’s so easy to make it complex . . . what is important is to lead an examined life.” Yvon Chouinard (founder of Patagonia)
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"Everything is simpler than you ...

"Everything is simpler than you think and at the same time more complex than you can imagine." - Goethe
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"Less is more. Happiness is found close to the ne...

"Less is more. Happiness is found close to the necessities of life, not in needless complexity and meaningless multiplicity of choice" - Peter Dale Scott
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β€œSimplicity is complex. It's never simple ...

β€œSimplicity is complex. It's never simple to keep things simple. Simple solutions require the most advanced thinking.” - Richie Norton
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"Telling life that's it's so complex that it must ...

"Telling life that's it's so complex that it must need a creator is like trying to convince a lottery winner that they didn't win because it's so unlikely"
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Politics is the entertainmen...

Politics is the entertainment division of the Military Industrial Complex. " ~ Frank Zappa
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"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex...

"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius, and a lot of courage, to move in the opposite direction." - Albert Einstein
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In proportion as he simplifies his life, the laws of the unive...

In proportion as he simplifies his life, the laws of the universe will appear less complex, and solitude will not be solitude, nor poverty poverty, nor weakness weakness. - Henry David Thoreau
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"Life is not complex. We are compl...

"Life is not complex. We are complex. Life is simple, and the simple thing is the right thing." -Oscar Wilde
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