„If our brains were simple enough for us to understand them, we'd be so simple that we couldn't.“

Fonte: The Collapse of Chaos: Discovering Simplicity in a Complex World

Última atualização 22 de Maio de 2020. História

Citações relacionadas

Elinor Ostrom photo
Ray Comfort photo
Rajneesh photo
Nicholas Sparks photo

„College education tends to make simple things complicated and hard to understand. What we should do is to teach our children the most essential and simple principles of life and ways to handle problems.“

—  Zheng Yuanjie Chiese writer 1955

Zheng Yuanjie (2004) in: "Zheng Yuanjie's 19 years in fairy tales" on chinadaily.com.cn, May 10, 2004 ( online http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2004-05/10/content_329434.htm).

Cormac McCarthy photo
Brian Andreas photo
George Frideric Handel photo

„Handel is so great and so simple that no one but a professional musician is unable to understand him.“

—  George Frideric Handel German, later British Baroque composer 1685 - 1759

Samuel Butler Notebooks (2004) p. 153.

Noam Chomsky photo
Charlie Chaplin photo

„My faith is in the unknown, in all that we do not understand by reason; I believe that what is beyond our comprehension is a simple fact in other dimensions,“

—  Charlie Chaplin, livro My Autobiography

My Autobiography, p. 291
Contexto: I believe that faith is a precursor of all our ideas. Without faith, there never could have evolved hypothesis, theory, science or mathematics. I believe that faith is an extension of the mind. It is the key that negates the impossible. To deny faith is to refute oneself and the spirit that generates all our creative forces. My faith is in the unknown, in all that we do not understand by reason; I believe that what is beyond our comprehension is a simple fact in other dimensions, and that in the realm of the unknown there is an infinite power for good.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach photo

„Be patient with the belligerence of the simple-minded. It is not easy to understand that one doesn’t understand“

—  Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach Austrian writer 1830 - 1916

Geduld mit der Streitsucht der Einfältigen! Es ist nicht leicht zu begreifen, dass man nicht begreift.
Fonte: Aphorisms (1880/1893), p. 20.

John Rogers Searle photo
Ted Nelson photo

„A user interface should be so simple that a beginner in an emergency can understand it within 10 seconds.“

—  Ted Nelson American information technologist, philosopher, and sociologist; coined the terms "hypertext" and "hypermedia" 1937

Ted Nelson motto http://sydney.edu.au/news/84.html?newsstoryid=6681

Dennis M. Ritchie photo

„UNIX is very simple, it just needs a genius to understand its simplicity.“

—  Dennis M. Ritchie American computer scientist 1941 - 2011

quote.com/quotes/authors/d/dennis_ritchie.html, Brainy Quote.com http://www.brainy

Stephen Hawking photo

„My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.“

—  Stephen Hawking British theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author 1942 - 2018

As quoted in Stephen Hawking's Universe http://books.google.com/books?id=lkntNIwunAAC&pg=PA77&dq=hawking+%22my+goal+is+simple%22&ei=q5HtSvCOIoLklQTU_cWhDA#v=onepage&q=hawking%20%22my%20goal%20is%20simple%22&f=false (1985) by John Boslough, Ch. 7 : The Final Question, p. 77

Viktor Schauberger photo
William Saroyan photo