The simplest science book is over my head.
In the simplest terms, a leader is one who knows where she wants and gets up and goes.
Knowledge is invariably a matter of degree: you cannot put your finger upon even the simplest datum and say this we know.
The greatest progress is in the sciences that study the simplest systems. So take, say, physics – greatest progress there. But one of the reasons is that the physicists have an advantage that no other branch of sciences has. If something gets too complicated, they hand it to someone else.
I preferred the simplest vocabulary.
The conservative interpretation of American history says that wherever the word ‘God’ appears, it’s obviously our God, it’s obviously a Christian God; it’s usually an evangelical God. The simplest point I’m making is: That is just absolutely not true.
The simplest way of understanding justice is giving people what they deserve. This idea goes back to Aristotle. The real difficulty begins with figuring out who deserves what and why.
My feeling is that poetry will wither on the vine if you don’t regularly come back to the simplest fundamentals of the poem: rhythm, rhyme, simple subjects – love, death, war.
The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.