Quotes by complexity
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American science fiction author 1958-
A belief in the purposeful complexity of Fate is always more comforting than random, straightforward facts. This may be why Mother preferred to believe in Atlantis and UFOs rather than in virtually everything else.Source: Buddy Holly is Alive and Well on Ganymede (1991)
American Author 1926-
As technology advances in complexity and scope, fear becomes more primitive.
American poet 1941-
Emily Dickinson never developed. She remained loyal to her persona and to that same little metrical song that stood her in such good stead. She is a striking example of complexity within a simple package. Her rhymes are like bows on the package.
C. Northcote Parkinson
British naval historian and author 1909-1993
Expansion means complexity and complexity decay.
Pakistani theoretical physicist 1926-1996
From time immemorial, man has desired to comprehend the complexity of nature in terms of as few elementary concepts as possible.
American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
I am not just a lesbian. I am not just a poet. I am not just a mother. Honor the complexity of your vision and yourselves.
Jose Manuel Barroso
Portuguese politician 1956-
I think diversity can also be a resource, an asset, especially in a world that is becoming globalized, to deal with difference, to deal with variety, to deal with complexity.
American author and professor
Judaism to me, as badly as I practiced it, what I've always loved about it was its total embrace of complexity, its admission of unknowability.
American Critic 1905-1975
Literature is the human activity that make the fullest and most precise account of variousness, possibility, complexity, and difficulty.
American computer programmer 1975-
My father taught me Basic and rudimentary C, I learned everything else on my own, including studying computational complexity on my own. That's more a function of my age than anything else though - back when I was in school there were hardly any programming classes.
American writer and columnist
Our culture thrives on black-and-white narratives, clearly defined emotions, easy endings, and so, this thrust into complexity exhausts.
American Protestant clergyman 1891-1968
The art of simplicity is a puzzle of complexity.
Canadian short story writer 1931-
The complexity of things - the things within things - just seems to be endless. I mean nothing is easy, nothing is simple.
Armenian-Canadian stage and film director and writer 1960-
The father's greatest folly is that he believes he can be a much more simple person than he is; he is not really able to deal with his own complexity as a human being.
We see North Koreans as automatons, goose-steeping at parades, doing mass gymnastics with fixed smiles on their faces - but beneath all that, real life goes on with the same complexity of human emotion as anywhere else.
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